State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission designated as State Food Commission

JAMMU: As per notification issued by the Secretary, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD), the government has designated State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, commonly known as State Commission, as the State Food Commission for the purpose of exercising powers under section 16 of National Food Security Act-2013.

Pak’s appeal to UNSC
Appreciable, but be consistent: Azadi leader to Pakistan

Pak’s appeal to UNSC <br />  Appreciable, but be consistent: Azadi leader to Pakistan

SRINAGAR: The pro-freedom leaders on Tuesday appreciated Pakistan for sending a letter to United Nations Security Council to urge the world body for plebiscite in Kashmir. Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, in a letter to the Security Council president for the month of January Ambassador Elbio Rosselli of Uruguay, has requested the retention on the […]

Dry weather hits winter tourism

Dry weather hits winter tourism

Baramulla: Tourism in Kashmir has taken a hit due to persistent dry weather in winter. According to hoteliers at tourist destination Gulmarg, the tourist inflow decreased since the last month. “Our hotel was jam-packed with tourists last month, but the dry and hot weather has changed everything. Only a few tourists are visiting Gulmarg, because […]

BJP to appoint woman leader its JK incharge

BJP to appoint woman leader its JK incharge

Jammu: As the new government in Jammu and Kashmir should be in place by January-end, the BJP is likely to place a woman leader in charge of party affairs in the state to streamline coordination with coalition partner PDP, highly-placed BJP sources here said. “Now that the initial hiccups are over, the next Peoples Democratic […]

Much was expected from BJP govt, says Omar

Much was expected from BJP govt, says Omar

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday accused the Central government of not doing much for return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley. “Much was expected of the current government where all others were accused of paying only lip service but nothing changed,” Omar wrote on Twitter on the 26th anniversary […]

Kashmiri Pandit Martyrs Memorial to be built in Valley

SRINAGAR: On the 26th anniversary of migration of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, All Parties Migrant Coordination Committee (APMCC) on Tuesday announced a grand memorial to be set up for the community members killed since eruption of turmoil in the state. “APMCC has decided to pay tributes to all the martyrs of minority community of […]

Kashmir Reader correspondent bereaved

Srinagar: Bilal Habib, Kashmir Reader’s Pampore correspondent, lost his grandmother on Tuesday. Azi Begum, wife of late Abdul Rehman Bhat of Namlabal Pampore, passed away after prolonged illness on late Monday night at SKIMS Soura, Srinagar. Kashmir Reader expresses grief over the demise, and extends heartfelt condolences to Bilal and his bereaved family.

Delay in govt formation ‘bizzare’, says Omar

Delay in govt formation ‘bizzare’, says Omar

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has termed as “bizzare and unprecedented” the delay in government formation in the state by the PDP-BJP coalition. “While the PDP has declared that the PDP-BJP ‘Agenda of the Alliance’ is a ‘sacred document’ and that PDP continues to be in awe of the BJP and […]