Bhatinda-Jammu-Srinagar gas pipeline project

Revenue Deptt likely to move ordinance in state cabinet


Jammu, Jan 8: With more than one and half months remaining for the beginning of assembly session, the State Revenue Department is likely to move an ordinance in the state cabinet to pave way for start of work on Bhatinda-Jammu-Srinagar gas pipeline project. Sources in the civil secretariat More

Govt threatens to cancel mine leases of wilful defaulters

FCIK demands extension in tax amnesty


Jammu, Jan 8: Minister for Industries and Commerce, S S Slathia today said that mine lease deeds of all the wilful defaulters will be cancelled shortly, while calling upon the lease holders to pay their dues on account of royalty as early as possible. Interacting with a delegation of Federation More

Bills pile up at trys: PDP

‘Top leadership a beneficiary of the brazen loot’


Srinagar Jan 8: Peoples Democratic Party today said bills worth hundreds of crores of rupees had remained unpaid for months together at the treasuries.  The party demanded immediate release of payment in favour of contractors and suppliers. Referring to press reports that contractors More

Tata Motors doubles warranty period on Heavy Trucks


Srinagar, Jan 8: Tata Motors today introduced an unbeatable warranty of 4 years, on its entire range of heavy trucks with 25 tonnes and higher GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight).  With this, Tata Motors has become the first company in India to offer a standard warranty of 4 years on heavy trucks More

Rs 10,000 fine recovered
Jammu, Jan 8: Department of Legal Metrology today realized a fine of Rs 10000 from M/s J L Morison marketing chain partner for selling Equal Sucra, a sugar free commodity for the diabetic consumers for not adhering to the guidelines prescribed under rules for declaring Net Contents. According More

‘Huner sae Rozgar’ courses inaugurated


Jammu, Jan 8: The Food Craft Institute of Tourism Department Jammu has started its courses in TRC Reasi which was inaugurated by District Development Commissioner, Nirmal Sharma, here today. The courses have been covered under Huner sae Rozgaar Scheme. More than 60 trainees hailing More

KLHC starts toll free helpline
Srinagar, Jan 8: Kashmir Life Line and Healthcare (KLHC), a welfare organization working on mental health in the Valley, Tuesday has changed its toll free helpline number.  “The people can receive assistance for mental health issues on its new number 1800-180-7020,” a spokesman of the NGO More

Gold, silver prices decline on sluggish demand


New Delhi, Jan 8: Precious metals - gold and silver - declined in the national capital on Tuesday owing to subdued demand amid a weak global trend. While gold declined by Rs. 90 to Rs 31,070 per ten grams, silver dropped by Rs. 40 to Rs. 58,000 per kg on lack of follow-up support. Traders said subdued More

  • Kashmir

Centre okays Mughal Road as alternative power corridor to Kashmir

New Link Will Cater To Future Load Growth, Solve Outage Problems During Winter: DCP


Srinagar, Jan 8: In a significant development, a Government of India panel on transmission planning in northern India has approved construction of alternative power corridor to Kashmir valley from Northern More

  • Srinagar City

Tuition centres take students, parents for a ride

Fail to provide basic facilities, charge exorbitant fees


Srinagar, Jan 8: In a small room having an area of 10 X 20 square feet in Shaher-e-Khaas here, 92 students huddle together to attend class in a tuition centre. In absence of any monitoring by authorities More

  • Jammu

JK: Biting cold takes toll on people’s health, daily chores


Jammu, Jan 8: The extreme cold conditions prevailing across Jammu and Kashmir are not only affecting the daily activities of a common man but are also taking a toll on the health of people. The number More

  • South Asia

8 killed in US drone attacks in Pak tribal region


Islamabad, Jan 8: Stepping up missile attacks in the restive Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan's northwest, US drones targeted a Taliban training camp in the area, killing at least eight militants including More

  • Ganderbal/Tangmarg

3 yrs on, Lala Sahib bridge awaits repair

Locals seek CM’s intervention


Ganderbal, Jan 8: Residents of Duderhama, Warpora, Malapora, Arampora, Chekpora, Arch, Dudhkanth, Babosipora and other adjoining areas in this north Kashmir district are up in arms against the administration More

  • GK Features

‘Ironically, being in Kashmir is most dangerous for Kashmiris’


In May 2010, Chris Giamo, an independent documentary filmmaker with a background in human rights and South Asian Studies, traveled to India with his brother. They decided to visit Kashmir to shoot a documentary More

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