Chattlam Wetland to be developed as eco-tourism spot: Min

Chattlam Wetland to be developed as eco-tourism spot: Min

JAMMU: Minister of state for forest, ecology, environment, animal & sheep husbandry, cooperative and fisheries Mir Zahoor Ahmad on Tuesday said that wetland at Chatlam Pampore would be developed as an eco-tourism spot adding that adequate steps will be taken to tap the potential of the area. This was stated by the minister while reviewing […]

Apollo’s health app for corporate professionals to help fight stress

Apollo’s health app for corporate professionals to help fight stress

Srinagar: The corporate employees have a new digital platform to look up to for their health and well-being. The reputed Apollo Hospitals unveiled a new wellness app, “Apollo JIYO”, that helps corporate professionals track their sleep time and helps them observe patterns and stress reductions while also providing health tips to follow. The app, which […]

Chairperson CII North calls on CM

Chairperson CII North calls on CM

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, on Tuesday sought backing of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in areas of skill development and levering young and bright students of the state towards entrepreneurship, after they complete studies from various colleges and the universities. She said the government is committed towards creating an investor-friendly environment in the […]

Road safety committee meets in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone today convened a meeting of District Road Safety Committee Srinagar to discuss the ways for ensuring to make roads safe for driving. The meeting was attended by SSP City Traffic Police, Regional Transport Officer Kashmir, Deputy Superintendent of Police Srinagar, Xen, R&B, Construction Division, Xen Beacon, Joint […]

CCI submits memorandum to CM

JAMMU: A delegation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Jammu, led by its President Rakesh Gupta, called on the chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, at the Civil Secretariat, here on Tuesday afternoon. Principal Secretary to the chief minister, Navin K Chaudhary, was also present on the occasion. The delegation submitted a memorandum to the chief […]

Necessary mechanism initiated to foster industrial growth: Dy CM

JAMMU: The deputy chief minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Tuesday said that the government has initiated the necessary mechanism to foster industrial growth in the state with a thrust on the ease of doing business so that more and more people set up their entrepreneur units resulting in boosting the economic activities and generating more […]

4 drug peddlers held in Awantipora

Srinagar: Awantipora Police has arrested four notorious peddlers involved in supplying drugs to the youth of the area. A police statement said that Awantipora Police under the provisions of J&K Prevention of illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1988 arrested four notorious drug peddlers and traffickers. The arrested peddlers were identified as […]

Pak riles India, says Kashmir core issue

Pak riles India, says Kashmir core issue

NEW DELHI: Kashmir remains a core issue that requires a “just solution under United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions and wishes of the people of the valley”, Pakistan foreign secretary Aizaz Chaudhry told his Indian counterpart on Tuesday. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said during the meeting between the Indo-Pak foreign secretaries on the […]

India’s growing intolerance

India’s growing intolerance

By Shafkat Raina In 1947, when India got its independence from British rule, the founding fathers of the nation adopted a secular constitution which guarantees every individual the right to profess and practice his or her own religion without any constraints from the state. The leaders of India, who at that time chose and adopted […]

Patterns of violence and disinformation in conflict zones

Patterns of violence and disinformation in conflict zones

By Zaboor Ahmad The underpinnings of a state in all conflict prone regions are inherently based on violence even if there is democracy that is totally liked to regular elections. State sponsored violence is inherently not only a crime, but also morally repugnant and reprehensible. But the camouflage for such violence is provided by what […]