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  • 3 months left for fiscal to end but only 50 pc budget utilised in J-K

    3 months left for fiscal to end but only 50 pc budget utilised in J-K

    Despite early allocation of budgetary grants, most departments of Jammu and Kashmir government have utilized only about 50 per cent of the allocation even as only three months were left for the current financial year to end. The fact came......

    December 30, 2017
  • J-K Panchayat elections to be held on 15 Feb

    J-K Panchayat elections to be held on 15 Feb

    The much awaited Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be held from February 15. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba on Tuesday tweeted; “I’m very pleased to announce that the long overdue Panchayat elections in J&K will be held from 15th......

    December 26, 2017
  • India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC

    India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC

    Indian and Pakistan troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday, a defence official said. The Pakistan Army used mortars, automatics and small arms to target Indian positions on the......

    December 24, 2017
  • Reopen historic routes between J-K, Central Asia: Mehbooba

    Reopen historic routes between J-K, Central Asia: Mehbooba

    Strongly advocating opening of historic routes in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has suggested re-opening up the state to the outside world and its opportunities. Addressing the India Ideas Conclave-2017 at Panaji on Friday, Mehbooba said the geographical......

    December 16, 2017
  • Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz detained for defying house arrest restrictions

    Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz detained for defying house arrest restrictions

    Senior separatist leader from Jammu and Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, was detained by the police on Friday after he broke his house arrest orders to join a protest rally in Anantnag. As Hurriyat Conference leader, Mirwaiz, came out of his......

    December 15, 2017
  • Know instances when controversy caught up with Zaira Wasim 

    Know instances when controversy caught up with Zaira Wasim 

    Zaira Wasim, the 17-year-old National Award winner actor, was allegedly molested by a co-passenger in a Vistara airlines flight from Delhi to Mumbai. She went on to share her ordeal via an Instagram story after de-boarding from the flight. “Managed to get this,”......

    December 10, 2017
  • Mehbooba does U-turn on panchayat elections in J-K

    Mehbooba does U-turn on panchayat elections in J-K

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti citing “unfavourable security scenario” made a U-turn on her decision to hold panchayat elections in the state. During her meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 26 October, Mehbooba had made a commitment that the......

    December 5, 2017
  • Two test centres set up for NEET-2018 in Kashmir Valley

    Two test centres set up for NEET-2018 in Kashmir Valley

    Two exam centres for this year's national eligibility entrance test (NEET) would be set up in the Kashmir Valley, following Jammu and Kashmir's Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's request, the Central government announced on Saturday. "Responding to the plea of the......

    December 2, 2017
  • J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti re-elected as PDP President

    J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti re-elected as PDP President

    Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was re-elected for the sixth consecutive term as the President of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday. A party spokesman said Mehbooba's re-election was unanimous. She was re-elected following a meeting, in Jammu,......

    December 2, 2017
  • Militants attack Congress leader's house in J-K, none injured

    Militants attack Congress leader's house in J-K, none injured

    Militants attacked a Congress leader's house in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on late Saturday, officials said on Sunday. Police said a few shots were heard on late Saturday evening near the house of Imtiyaz Parray, Congress leader and the......

    November 26, 2017
  • J-K demands 'structured package' for trade, industry from RBI

    J-K demands 'structured package' for trade, industry from RBI

    Finance Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) Haseeb Drabu, asked the Reserve Bank India Governor, Urjit Patel, for a "larger structured package" for J-K's trade, businesses and industry to get back into profitable operations. “The state’s trade, businesses and industry need......

    November 25, 2017
  • Indian Army pays tributes to martyred soldiers in J-K

    Indian Army pays tributes to martyred soldiers in J-K

    The Indian Army paid tributes to two soldiers on Thursday, who attained martyrdom during two separate operations in Kupwara on 21 and 22 November respectively. In a ceremony at Badami Bagh Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps and all......

    November 23, 2017
  • Kargil to become hydroelectric, solar power hub of J-K

    Kargil to become hydroelectric, solar power hub of J-K

    Chairman Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, while inaugurating the 1.5 MW Biaras Small Hydro Power Project at Drass in the district, on Wednesday said that the government is keen to harness the hydroelectric and solar energy potential of Kargil......

    November 22, 2017