Jawahar tunnel to remain open 24×7 for transportation of fruit: Minister

Jawahar tunnel to remain open 24×7 for transportation of fruit: Minister

SRINAGAR: Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari today directed for making Jawahar tunnel operational round the clock during fruit season to ensure smooth, safe and timely transportation of horticulture industry produce to outside the State. The Minister said this while chairing a meeting here today to review measures being undertaken to ensure the hassle-free movement […]

Ansari reviews Muharram arrangements

SRINAGAR: Minister for Information technology, Technical Education, Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari today convened a meeting to review the arrangements relating to Muharram. The meeting was attended by the officers of all concerned departments of district Baramulla. During the meeting, the minister took stock of the supply position of various essential commodities in […]

340 Kg poppy straw, charas recovered in anti-drug drive in Pulwama

Srinagar: Police has launched a drive against drug menace in Pulwama and arrested seven alleged drug peddlers during raids at different places and recovered more than 340 kilograms of poppy straw and charas from their possession. A police statement said that on Friday night, a police party intercepted a load carrier driven by one Ishfaq […]

Inculcating spiritual values need of the hour: Hami

Inculcating spiritual values need of the hour: Hami

SRINAGAR: To ensure peace and to get rid from anti-Islamic powers, we have to inculcate spiritual values, said Karwaan-e-Islami chief Moulana Ghulam Rasool Hami. Addressing a public gathering at Budgam, MoulanaHhami said the way anti-Islamic powers are maligning the image of Islam is completely “inhuman”. “Islam is the religion of peace and saving people from […]

JKLF grieved over demise of Yousuf Zargar, pays tributes

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed heartfelt grief over the demise of Muhammad Yousuf Zargar who breathed his last in Muzafarabad on Friday. Muhammad Yousuf Zargar was a close associate of JKLF founding leader Muhammad Maqbool Butt, a party spokesperson said in a statement. Terming Zargar’s demise as a […]

State level meeting on evaluation, impact assessment of mass media support to agri extension held

State level meeting on evaluation, impact assessment of mass media support to agri extension held

JAMMU: A state-level meeting on evaluation and impact assessment of mass media support to agricultural extension under Sub Mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE) was held here on Saturday. The meeting was chaired by Director Agriculture Jammu who is also the State Nodal Officer ATMA (Agricultural Technology Management Agency), H K Razdan and attended by Director […]

Horticulture Policy: Secy horticulture chairs interactive meet of expert committee, stakeholders

Horticulture Policy: Secy horticulture chairs interactive meet of expert committee, stakeholders

SRINAGAR: An interactive meeting of expert committee members constituted for drafting/formulation of Horticulture Policy for Jammu and Kashmir State and stakeholders including fruit growers, nursery owners, processers, traders, controlled atmosphere (CA) store owners was held under the chairmanship of Secretary Horticulture, Manzoor Ahmad Lone, here on Saturday. The interaction session was also attended by the […]