CM asks officials to harness solar, wind power in big way

CM asks officials to harness solar, wind power in big way

Jammu: Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti asked the Science & Technology (S&T) Department to undertake harnessing of solar energy in a big way to supplement the energy requirements of the State. Chairing a review meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) and Science & Technology Innovation Council here today, the Chief Minister said Jammu […]

Action against Saeed first step in bringing him to justice: MEA

Action against Saeed first step in bringing him to justice: MEA

NEW DELHI: India on Monday said Pakistan’s action to put Hafiz Saeed on terror list is the first logical step in “bringing him to justice and ridding the region of terrorism and violent extremism”. “Hafiz Saeed is an international terrorist, the mastermind of the Mumbai terrorist attack and responsible for unleashing a wave of terror […]

Peace and Conflict do not go together

Peace and Conflict do not go together

Mehbooba Mufti, speaking at a function, stated that, “Peace is must for development. There is peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and it is progressing. We would once enjoy that atmosphere in Kashmir”. She added that, “we, in Kashmir, have now to decide on how to shape our future” At another event, Mehbooba stated that, “.the agenda […]

Modi(fied)India

Modi(fied)India

By Baseer Abbas During the Parliamentary election campaign in India, there were many slogans which BJP employed. Good governance, Sab kasaath sab ka kavikas, bring black money back and so on were the slogans which were ubiquitous. Among all these slogans there was one slogan which stood out. This was “Minimum government Maximum governance”. But […]

On Making Triple Talaaq Unconstitutional

On Making Triple Talaaq Unconstitutional

By Advocate Malik Aamir Considering “Triple Talaq” as unconstitutional is an affront to both Muslims and the  Muslim Personal Law. But there is a more prosaic point involved too: If Muslim women themselves do not want any changes in triple talaq and Shariah, why is the government unnecessarily interfering? In India, there is a separate […]

Tara Chand’s corrupt PRO held, assets worth crores unearthed

Tara Chand’s corrupt PRO held, assets worth crores unearthed

JAMMU: The State Vigilance Organization (SVO) on Monday arrested former Public Relations Officer (PRO) of former deputy chief minister and senior Congress leader Tara Chand in a disproportionate assets case. Huge assets in the shape of commercial and luxury vehicles and immovable properties in the shape of residential houses, both within and outside the state, […]

Hajj-2017: Ministry seeks applications for deputation to Jeddah

Hajj-2017: Ministry seeks applications for deputation to Jeddah

JAMMU: Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India has invited applications from male Muslim permanent employees working in central, state government, UTs, PSUs, and autonomous bodies for temporary deputation to Consulate General of India (CGI), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to render assistance to Hajj pilgrims as coordinators, assistant hajj officers and Hajj assistants for Hajj-2017. The […]

Akhtar reviews facilities at Sheikhpora Pandit Colony

Akhtar reviews facilities at Sheikhpora Pandit Colony

SRINAGAR: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar visited Pandit Colony in Sheikhpora, Budgam on Monday to review facilities ahead of Mahashivratri festival.   During the visit, the minister reviewed status of under-construction additional blocks of the residential colony there. He was briefed that 96 new flats are under construction at a cost of Rs 30 crore. […]

Hakim Sanaullah Hospital clarifies

Hakim Sanaullah Hospital clarifies

Srinagar: A 38-year-old female was operated on February 14 (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) by Dr Bashir Cheechak at our hospital.  The surgery was successful with no intra-operative or post operative complications. The patient recovered well and regained consciousness within the normal range of time for the anesthesia used. At night patient’s family asked for a hot water […]

MLC Sofi Yousuf held exclusive tour of Pahalgam Constituency, released more than 11 lacs of CDF.

MLC Sofi Yousuf held exclusive tour of Pahalgam Constituency, released more than 11 lacs of CDF.

PAHALGAM: BJP Senior Leader and Member of Legislative Council Sofi Yousuf held an exclusive tour to Pahalgam constituency on Saturday and released Constituency Development Fund (CDF) for various requisite developmental works. While speaking on the occasion, Sofi conveyed people that this visit is aimed to listen to the grievances of people. “After the Assembly session […]

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