Death of Indigenous Industry

Death of Indigenous Industry

The mainstays of Kashmir’s economy, to posit a cliché are handicrafts, horticulture and tourism. In this sense Kashmir’s economy is still a somewhat agrarian economy despite the depletion of agricultural land which has now become commoditized here.  By almost all metrics and indices , these sectors of our economy are getting defunct. Yes, Kashmir is […]

The Death Knell of Agriculture in Kashmir

The Death Knell of Agriculture in Kashmir

By Irfan Khadim It is really very alarming that not only we are being the worst victims of conflict, being killed or imprisoned for our fundamental rights or basic rights, the right of freedom of speech and expression, the right of freedom of self determination but at the same time we are losing our primary […]

Political Metamorphosis in Kashmir

Political Metamorphosis in Kashmir

By Dr. Nassir Ul Haq Wani & and Mrs. Aamina Nassir The Kashmir dispute is one of the oldest ongoing conflicts in the world. It has become a bone of contention between India and Pakistan, resulting in the rigor mortis of the next generation. The issue portrays the deep frustration generated by India’s meddling followed […]

Has Tasaduq Mufti taken over as proxy CM: NC

Has Tasaduq Mufti taken over as proxy CM: NC

SRINAGAR : National Conference on Thursday asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to clarify if her brother, Tasaduq Mufti had taken over as the “proxy chief minister” of the state, and asked the government and the Chief Secretary to clarify under what administrative authority was Tasaduq “summoning senior officers, Principals and HODs to his meetings”. “The […]

Transfers in administration

Transfers in administration

SRINAGAR: The state government on Thursday ordered transfer of an IAS and eight KAS officers. According to a government order, Owais Ahmed (IAS), Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Bhaderwah, has been transferred and posted as SDM Karnah Tangdhar against an available vacancy. Imam Din (KAS), Joint Director, Education, Doda, has been transferred and posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, […]

First CAD CAM machine set up in Kashmir

First CAD CAM machine set up in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Inaugurating a CAD CAM (Computer aided designing  and computer aided milling) machine at Gulshan Dental Laboratory Srinagar, Principal Government Dental College and Hospital Srinagar termed it a ‘latest and advanced technology’ introduced in Jammu and Kashmir. The CAD CAM is a computer machine used to fabricate Zirconia crowns and bridges, implant crowns and abutments […]

Provide financial assistance to boost sericulture: Minister to Chairman CSB

Provide financial assistance to boost sericulture: Minister to Chairman CSB

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Thursday called on Chairman, Central Silk Board (CSB) K M Hanumam Tharayappa who was on a tour to Jammu. An official press release issued here stated that during the interaction, the minister impressed upon the Chairman to provide financial assistance to the sericulture sector to boost it […]

CS reviews pace of sports infrastructure development

CS reviews pace of sports infrastructure development

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Thursday  chaired a meeting here to review the progress of Sports Infrastructure Development and the implementation of the Rs 200 Crore Special Sports Package announced under the PMDP-2015. Director General, (NADA), Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports,  Naveen Agarwal, Secretary, Youth Services & Sports Department, J&K,  Hilal Ahmad […]