Muslims, Pandits to share townships: PDP

Muslims, Pandits to share townships: PDP

‘Land has been promised, not given’ Wasim Khalid SRINAGAR: Coming clean on government’s promise of allotting 50 acres in Kashmir for rehabilitation of migrant Pandits, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that a new idea on separate townships was developing. While elaborating, the PDP spokesman Waheed Parra said the townships for migrant Pandits would be […]

Dealing With Calamity

The devastating earthquake in Nepal last week could not but have deepened anxieties in Jammu and Kashmir, a state that has been categorized among regions with the highest vulnerability in terms of seismic convulsions,  and thirteen of whose districts are prone to multiple hazards. The 7.8 quake in Nepal, where the death toll has crossed […]

JK goes tourist-hunting to newborn Telangana

JK goes tourist-hunting to newborn Telangana

SRINAGAR: Legislators from Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday visited Telangana to woo the citizens of the South Indian state to travel north. The legislators’ delegation, comprising of Dr Shehnaz Ganai, Javid Baig, Ishfaq Sheikh, and Shakti Parihar, called upon the newly-created state’s Deputy Chief Minister, Mohammad Mahmud Ali, at Hyderabad, an official handout issued here said. […]

Geelani rules out unification of pro-freedom camp

Geelani rules out unification of pro-freedom camp

IQBAL KIRMANI SRINAGAR: Putting all speculations about unification of pro-freedom camp to rest, Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani said there is no guarantee that a new conglomerate would sustain for long. He was speaking at a seminar “Policies of RSS and our responsibilities” at his Hyderpora residence Wednesday. “I am not against any unification […]

Tourism promotion: Mufti Sayeed in Mumbai for a date with Bollywood

Moazum Mohammad SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayed along with his cabinet ministers and tourism players will meet Indian film industry in Mumbai on Thursday seeking promotion of Kashmir as tourist destination through cinema. According to an official, the delegation headed by Mufti comprising Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu, Minister of sports Imran Raza Ansari today […]

HDFC Bank relocates Pampore branch

SRINAGAR: The HDFC Bank Wednesday relocated its branch in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwarma district. The Bank, in a press statement issued here, said the old branch office was destroyed in the September floods. “The branch has been operating at a temporary location during the past months in order to provide seamless service. The […]

42 skilled candidates provided certificates, stipend

SRINAGAR: The authorities Wednesday provided stipend and certificates to 42 candidates who underwent skill development training programme in Jammu’s Kathua district. The Sub-District Magistrate Basholi, Gurmukh Singh, distributed the certificate and stipend among the candidates who were trained under as electricians, acquired one year diploma in Information Technology, and six months computer course under SJSR […]

High Court grants authorities 10 days to make highway travel worthy

Srinagar: The J&K High Court came down heavily on government and RAMKY Infrastructure Ltd over dilapidated condition of Srinagar-Jammu highway, observing that nothing has been done to ameliorate the thoroughfare, the lone surface link connecting Kashmir Valley to the outside world. As soon as the hearing in a Public Interest Litigation, filed by civil society […]

Axis Bank Q4 profit up by 18 per cent

SRINAGAR: The Axis Bank showed healthy earnings in terms of growth in revenues in the last quarter of the previous fiscal. In a press statement issued here, the Bank said it posted a healthy growth of 18 per cent in its total net profit of Rs 7,358 crore. It said its Retail Franchise continues to […]

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