132 breeches permanently restored on Jehlum

132 breeches permanently restored on Jehlum

JAMMU: The department of Irrigation and Flood Control has permanently restored 132 cuts and breaches on River Jhelum caused by the September 2014 floods from Srinagar to Anantnag, the government informed the House Tuesday. Replying to a question, the government informed that of the 136 cuts and breaches, 62 were permanently restored in Kakapora, 62 […]

Girls left out in BPL survey

Girls left out in BPL survey

JAMMU: Minister for social welfare, Sajad Gani Lone informed the House that a number of girls belonging to below poverty line [BPL] have been left out during the survey. Replying to a question, Lone said that entitled girls belonging to the BPL category have been left out during the recent survey and added that as […]

Er Rashid presents birth certificate of boy booked under PSA

Er Rashid presents birth certificate of boy booked under PSA

Jammu: Pressing his demand for the immediate release and revocation of Public Safety Act (PSA) charges against 14-year-old Sahil Ahmad Sheikh, Langate MLA Engineer  Rashid on Monday presented in the house the birth certificate of the boy. The government had claimed that Sahil Sheikh’s age was 22 years. With the birth certificate of Sahil Sheikh […]

1618 Cr sanctioned for return, rehabilitation of KPs

1618 Cr sanctioned for return, rehabilitation of KPs

JAMMU: The state government on Monday disclosed that the Government of India has sanctioned 1618.40 crores for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants who left the valley when militancy surfaced during the 90’s. While replying to a question raised by BJP MLA for Jammu East, the government also revealed that the GoI has given its […]

Imported high density walnut stocks carried virus: Govt

Imported high density walnut stocks carried virus: Govt

JAMMU: The state government on Monday informed the lower house that the dwarf stock imported for the establishment of high density walnut orchards, carried ‘Black line viral disease’ and the stocks were destroyed in presence of scientists from Sheri Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology (SKAUST) Kashmir, and experts from the Horticulture department. Replying […]

43 killed in man-animal conflict in 2 yrs

43 killed in man-animal conflict in 2 yrs

JAMMU: As many as 43 persons were killed while 515 were injured in man and wild animal conflict in the state in last two years, the government informed the state Assembly Monday. Replying to question of NC legislator Mubarak Gul, the government further said that in 2014-2015, 17 persons were killed and 232 were injured, […]

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