JKSCCC revenue touches Rs 36 crore in 2013

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir State Cable Car Corporation (JKSCCC) has earned revenue of Rs 35.83 crore till January 2014   from Gandola ride against Rs 31.97 crore earnings during the corresponding period of last financial year. While the Corporation had set a target of Rs 33.44 crore this fiscal year, it   is now expecting to […]

Court directs Army to provide verdict copy closing Pathribal

Srinagar: A local court Friday directed the Army to furnish a copy of the judgement along with CBI chargesheet regarding its decision to close 2000 Pathribal fake encounter. Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar Verinder Singh Bahu issued the order after hearing an application, filed on behalf of Nazir Ahmad Dalal, maternal uncle of Zahoor Ahmad Dalal, […]


Srinagar: Several pro-freedom leaders, including JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik, were taken into preventive custody and several others were placed under house arrest to scuttle protests after Friday prayers against the Army’s recent decision to close Pathribal fake encounter case. Malik and 10 of his senior party colleagues were detained when they tried to take […]

EDI rolls out batch of 111 aspiring entrepreneurs

SRINAGAR: A batch of 111 aspiring entrepreneurs, including 14 women, who want establish their own businesses, Thursday completed the training at Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Pampore here, according to a spokesperson of the institute. EDI, which this financial year has trained around 2000 candidates in about 70 batches, provides three-week training program […]

Tosmaidan row: Protesters threaten sit-in near firing range

SRINAGAR: Reiterating their demand for shifting of the Army firing range from Tosmaidan in central Kashmir Budgam district, Tosmaidan Bachao Front, J & K RTI Movement, Local Sarpanch Association and J&K Rural Voice on Thursday said the panel constituted by the government shall have face-to-face interaction with the people. They also threatened that people from […]

J&K BUDGET 2014-15

JAMMU: Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather Tuesday held threadbare pre-budget consultations with cross section of people from different walks of the life here, according to an official statement. The delegations of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industries led by its chairman Vikrant Kuthiala, Institute of Public Opinion, headed by Arun K Gupta, members of Sales […]

J&K Bank fails to rollout electricity bill collection through Khidmat Centres: IT Ministers

JAMMU: J&K Bank has failed to rollout electricity bill payments through Khidmat Centres, despite the orders were issued by the government four months back, Minister of State for Information Technology Feroz Ahamd Khan said, according to an official statement issued here on Monday. “… the efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Bank to rollout the electricity […]

DAK ‘distressed at use of social media mundane purposes’

SRINAGAR: The Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) Monday said it was “distressing” to see people using social media for “mundane purposes” instead of “propagating the cause of freedom movement.” “It is distressing that our people are using social media sites for uploading and sharing personal and family photos, junk videos, and messages about mundane and […]

Geelani calls 3-day strike for return of Guru, Bhat’s mortal remains

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference(G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Monday called for a three-day shutdown to press for return of mortal remains of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru. “Kashmiris will not rest until the Government of India returns the mortal remains of Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru,” Geelani said while calling for a complete shutdown in […]

Shutdown, curbs mark R-Day in Kashmir

Shutdown, curbs mark R-Day in Kashmir

Srinagar: A protest shutdown called by pro-freedom groups and restrictions imposed by authorities marked the Republic Day in Kashmir on Sunday. Shops and business establishments remained closed while traffic remained off the roads in most parts of the Valley, eyewitnesses and reports said. In Srinagar, major market wore a deserted look in wake of the […]