No ration cards for new families: Government

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday said that no ration cards will be issued to new families, as government of India is providing food grains on the basis of projected population of year 2000 while the population has increased much more since then. While replying to a question in the House, The Consumer and Public […]

Young entrepreneurs launch web-portal for tourism promotion

Young entrepreneurs launch web-portal for tourism promotion

SRINAGAR: To provide easy access and better services to tourists and travelers in Jammu and Kashmir, a local destination marketing organization launched a web portal ‘TravelNshop’ in collaboration with Tourism Department, Kashmir on Wednesday here at a local hotel. Joint Director Tourism Mohd Hussain Mir in presence of Deputy Director Tourism, Shabir Hussain Bhat, Assistant […]

J&K Economic Survey-2014 released

JAMMU: Governement on Wednesday released the Economic Survey-2014 in both the houses of legislature. Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather laid a copy of the survey in Legislative Assembly, whereas CAPD Minister Chaudhary Mohammad Ramzan laid the survey at Legislative Council. Government every year a day prior to releasing the annual budget, release the survey to […]

Zaffar visits Char-e-Sharif, pays tributes to martyrs

Srinagar: Senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader and chairman Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM), Zaffar Akbar Bhat Wednesday visited Chari-e-Sharif where he paid tributes to the militants who laid down their lives for the “ongoing freedom struggle.” Zaffar flanked by other party leaders including Molvi Abdul Rashid, Mustaq Kashmiri, Beigh Aijaz, Mohammad Shafi and Abdul Rahim […]

GMC students protest MCI’s course-extension proposal

SRINAGAR: The undergraduate students at Government Medical College (GMC) here Wednesday went on strike and staged protest against the proposed extension in the MBBS course from 5.5 to 7.5 years. The students of first to final year MBBS boycotted the classes after noon and staged protest in the campus against the move proposed by the […]

Punjab CM felicitates Kashmiri student for creating android app

Punjab CM felicitates Kashmiri student for creating android app

SRINAGAR: A Kashmiri students of Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh was felicitated by the Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal for creating android app. According to a spokesperson of Aryans Group, Rumaisa of Aryans College of Engineering, Chandigarh’s was honoured by Badal for her innovation of “Aryans Android App” helping students to keep in touch […]

Kashmir caged on Afzal hanging anniversary

Kashmir caged on Afzal hanging anniversary

Srinagar: Curfew-like restrictions were imposed on Sunday in most parts of Kashmir Valley to prevent protests to mark the first death anniversary of Mohammad Afzal Guru who was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on February 9 last year. Almost all major towns in the Valley were put under a siege with heavy deployment of […]