Citing Art 370 Abrogation, President Says Govt ‘Decisive’

Citing Art 370 Abrogation, President Says Govt ‘Decisive’

‘From LoC To LAC, Befitting Response Given To Every Misadventure’ New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday said the government has been laying constant emphasis on modernising the military as it firmly believes that lasting peace is possible only when India is politically and strategically strong. Murmu’s comments during her address to the joint session […]

Economic Survey Pitches For Development Aspirations

Economic Survey Pitches For Development Aspirations

New Delhi: As the impact of global warming dominates policymaking world over, the Economic Survey presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament on Tuesday had a dedicated chapter on climate change and environment. The chapter ‘Climate Change and Environment: Preparing to Face the Future’ listed out India’s nationally determined contributions (NDCs) that include the […]

Anti-Encroachment: Admin Goes Into Overdrive

Anti-Encroachment: Admin Goes Into Overdrive

Outer Walls Of Properties Of Ex-Minister, Family Of Top Cop Demolished Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir went into overdrive on Tuesday to retrieve the encroached government land from “influential” persons, as they demolished outer walls of the properties belonging to a former minister, the family of a senior police officer and a businessman. The revenue department […]

SC Dismisses Pleas Against Govt’s Circular

SC Dismisses Pleas Against Govt’s Circular

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday “dismissed as withdrawn” at least two applications filed against Jammu and Kashmir government circular whereby all deputy commissioners have been directed to remove encroachments on state land including Roshni Land and Kachharie land by January 31. A bench of Justice M R Shah and Justice BV Nagarathna expressed […]

RTI ‘Misuse’ Among Reasons, 3 Jail Employees Sacked

RTI ‘Misuse’ Among Reasons, 3 Jail Employees Sacked

Jammu: The government on Monday ordered premature retirement of three officials of the Prison Department for their alleged involvement in corruption, underperformance and anti-social activities. Reasons for sacking one of them also includes “misusing RTI Act”. In its endeavor to make the Administration more efficient and transparent, the government prematurely retired 03 personnel of Prison […]

Addresses seminar on J&K by Mahamana Malaviya Mission at Lucknow

Addresses seminar on J&K by Mahamana Malaviya Mission at Lucknow

J&K on journey of development since August 2019: LG Lucknow: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha addressed a seminar on Jammu Kashmir organized by Mahamana Malaviya Mission at Lucknow. Speaking on the occasion the Lt Governor said, “J&K’s journey since August 2019 & robust and consistent growth has given new confidence and people are striving their utmost […]

Holistic Agri Development Plan In J&K: Govt Forms LG-Led CAC, Others Panels

Holistic Agri Development Plan In J&K: Govt Forms LG-Led CAC, Others Panels

Srinagar: The Government on Tuesday constituted the Central Apex Committee, Empowered Committee, Union territory Level Executive Committee, District Level Committee(s) for implementation of the Holistic Agriculture Development Plan in Jammu and Kashmir. With Lieutenant Governor as chairperson, the 13-member Central Apex Committee (CAC) comprises of Chief Secretary, Administrative Secretaries of Finance Department, Agriculture Production, Industries […]

No Major Snowfall In 2 Weeks, Nights To Be Colder: MeT

No Major Snowfall In 2 Weeks, Nights To Be Colder: MeT

Srinagar: Weatherman on Tuesday said that weather was very likely to remain dry for next five days and ruled out possibility of any major snowfall in J&K and Ladakh for next two weeks. “Weather is very likely to remain dry for the next 5 days. There is no forecast of any major snowfall in J&K […]

Highway Reopens After 2-Day Closure

Highway Reopens After 2-Day Closure

It was Longest Closure Of Thoroughfare This Season: Officials Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, reopened on Tuesday for traffic after remaining closed for the two consecutive days. The officials said that the thoroughfare remained closed mainly due to landslide in Ramban district, leaving more than […]

Air Traffic, Train Services Resume

Air Traffic, Train Services Resume

Srinagar: Air connectivity to and from the Valley was restored on Tuesday morning after the weather improved. Flight operations resumed as the weather stayed dry and the visibility improved, they said. Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar Airport, Kuldeep Singh said that the visibility was good and the surface was cleared of snow for […]

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