Tourism deptt to sign MoU with Tollygunge Club to promote golf

KOLKATA: With an aim to attract golfers and also give a fillip to MICE tourism, the department of tourism is likely to sign a memorandum of understanding with India’s second oldest golf club – The Tollygunge Club, Kolkata. Tollygunge Club is the only Country Club of its kind in India and ranked amongst the top […]

GoI clears funding for ICPS implementation in J&K

GoI clears funding for ICPS implementation in J&K

JAMMU: A proposal worth Rs 27.92 crore for funding the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) has been accepted by Project Approval Board (PAB) of the government of India’s ministry of Women & Child Development, which has also agreed to release a non-recurring grant of Rs 3 crore for financial year 2015-16. At the request of […]

Muzffarnagar lessons

Muzffarnagar lessons

That the investigations into the killings of civilians in Kashmir are a farce has been established, in a manner, by the findings of a one-man commission that recently submitted its report on the anti-Muslim riots in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. The commission has blamed two police officials for the entire pogrom while giving a […]

Delhi, Guj on high alert after ‘terror’ threat

Delhi, Guj on high alert after ‘terror’ threat

New Delhi/Ahmedabad: Delhi was on Sunday put on high alert after police reportedly received inputs that 10 suspected LeT and JeM militants believed to have entered India from Pakistan through Gujarat may have sneaked into the capital for an attack even as four elite NSG teams were rushed to the western state. On the eve […]

Dal Nadru growers approach counterparts in other lakes to re-grow crop

Dal Nadru growers approach counterparts in other lakes to re-grow crop

By Ubaid Jeelani Srinagar: Nadru growers in Dal lake will are now seeking the help of their counterparts in other lakes to help in rejuvenate the cultivation of Nadru plantation in the lake that was almost wiped out by September 2014 floods. The growers are also securing some of the areas that have survived the […]

JK Tourism gets best destination awards at IITM

JK Tourism gets best destination awards at IITM

KOLKATA: Owing to its extensive promotional tourism campaign, J&K tourism department has been conferred with “Best Promoted Destination” and “Best Decorated Stall” awards at the concluding function of 3-day Indian International Trade Mart (IITM) at Hotel Grand Hayat, Kolkata. The IITM organizers appreciated the efforts of J&K tourism department for its promotional campaigns not only […]

Governor inspects Jhelum dredging, directs officials to speed up work

Governor inspects Jhelum dredging, directs officials to speed up work

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra on Sunday directed Javid Jaffar, Chief Engineer, Irrigation & Flood Control Department, and Asgar Hassan Samoon Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, to take up a cleanliness drive of river Jhelum, while the dredging process was on. Touring ‘Flood Spill Channel’ at Padshahi, Shivpora, Srinagar, today, the Governor directed officials to ensure that […]

Rs 43.57 cr provided to Kashmir traders

Rs 43.57 cr provided to Kashmir traders

JAMMU: As per the report received by the Governor from the office of the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rs 3.67 crore was disbursed by the Dy Commissioners as relief to traders in Kashmir on 3rd, 4th and 5th March 2016. Till today, a total of Rs 43.57 crore has been disbursed to 17,516 beneficiaries which includes: […]

Jaitley attacks Rahul for sympathising with those who want to ‘break India’

Vrindavan: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today launched a stinging attack on Rahul Gandhi for voicing ‘sympathies’ for ‘those who raised slogans for breaking up India’ and said it was the Congress vice president’s ‘ideological hollowness’ that he did something that likes of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi never did. The senior BJP leader also termed JNUSU […]