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 […]

India’s record satellite launch ramps up space race: Chinese media

India’s record satellite launch ramps up space race: Chinese media

BEIJING: India has done a better job than China in promoting satellite launch technology which could prompt Beijing to fast-track commercialisation of its rocket launches to vie for the world’s small satellite market, Chinese officials said on Monday. “The launch indicated that India can send commercial satellites into space at lower costs, giving the country’s […]

BJP asks Congress, SP, BSP to clarify stand on triple talaq

BJP asks Congress, SP, BSP to clarify stand on triple talaq

A LLAHABAD: Triple talaq is a ‘pernicious social practice’ that has been ‘banned or restricted’ in many Islamic countries, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday and demanded that the Congress, SP and BSP clarify their stand on the issue. “There has been a lot of controversy over the stand of the BJP and […]

Thousands declare ‘I am Muslim too’ at rally in US

Thousands declare ‘I am Muslim too’ at rally in US

NEW YORK: Over a thousand people from various faiths declared ‘I am a Muslim too’ as they assembled at the iconic Times Square here to express solidarity with the Muslim community and protest against US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. The rally was co-organised by the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding and the Nusantara Foundation in […]

With Rs 240 crore investment, JK urban poor to get 4915 houses

With Rs 240 crore investment, JK urban poor to get 4915 houses

Srinagar: The GoI on Monday under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme (Urban) for Jammu & Kashmir approved construction of 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.240 cr. The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation under this scheme gave a nod to construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the […]

‘Housing sales fall 31 pc; launches dip 40 pc in Dec qtr’

‘Housing sales fall 31 pc; launches dip 40 pc in Dec qtr’

New Delhi: Housing sales fell by 31 per cent while launches dipped 40 per cent in eight major cities during the December quarter, over previous three months, due to market uncertainty post-demonetisation, says a report. The stock of unsold houses however fell marginally by 1 per cent to 4,53,592 units in Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, […]

Develop potato farming on modern lines in JK: Min

Develop potato farming on modern lines in JK: Min

SAMBA: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh Monday visited Sheerai Chak area in Samba area to take stock of the potato farms. The Minister while taking stock of the potato farms in Samba area said that farmers should  be trained and potato farms must be developed on modern lines. He said that […]

Regal Chowk Traders allege area being neglected

Regal Chowk Traders allege area being neglected

Srinagar: The Regal Chowk Traders Association has complained that the market continues to be in slump mainly due to administrative apathy even as the RCTA sought personal intervention of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The RCTA in a handout said a few hours of downpour is enough to leave the marketplace waterlogged whereas dewatering has been […]

Minister flags off farmers tour to Himachal

Minister flags off farmers tour to Himachal

JAMMU: Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli Monday  flagged off a tour of farmers who will be visiting Himachal Pradesh to get acquainted with the latest technology in Dairy & Poultry Farming. The visit is being conducted by the division of Extension Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Jammu under the ATMA Scheme. Interacting […]

JK men’s, women’s teams emerge snow rugby champions

JK men’s, women’s teams emerge snow rugby champions

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir men’s as well as women’s rugby teams emerged winners in the National Snow Rugby 7’s Championship 2017 held at Golf Course, Gulmarg. The men team trounced Bihar by 17- 0, while the women team overcame their opponents Rajasthan by scoring ten goals in one sided match with opponents unable to open […]