Speaker for tapping unexplored tourist destinations in Jammu

Speaker for tapping unexplored tourist destinations in Jammu

JAMMU: Speaker Legislative Assembly, Nirmal Singh on Wednesday called for tapping the vast tourism potential of unexplored destinations and exploring the hidden beauty of various tourist spots in Jammu division. Singh was speaking after launching a new web portal that provides detailed information about tourist spots in Jammu division. On the occasion, the speaker said […]

Nirmal Singh elected Speaker in surprise move; NC calls vote ‘unconstitutional’

Nirmal Singh elected Speaker in surprise move; NC calls vote ‘unconstitutional’

SRINAGAR: The Legislative Assembly on Thursday appointed Dr Nirmal Singh as the Speaker of the House, although the method of his selection was termed unconstitutional by the principal opposition party, the National Conference (NC). Singh, who was the former deputy chief minister, replaced Kavinder Gupta during a brief assembly session called by Governor of the […]

JK’s developmental profile transforming fast: Dy CM

JK’s developmental profile transforming fast: Dy CM

JAMMU: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh on Sunday maintained that the achievements registered by the coalition government during last three years have changed the development narrative in the state besides ensuring transparency and accountability. According to an official statement, deputy chief minister was addressing a gathering at Akhnoor in district Jammu here on Sunday. […]

Nirmal gets charge of I&C, Forests

Nirmal gets charge of I&C, Forests

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has assigned the charge of the Departments of Industries and Commerce, and Forest, Ecology & Environment to, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh. “In pursuance of Rule 5 of the Jammu and Kashmir Government Business Rules, I, Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister, Jammu and Kashmir do hereby assign the charge of […]

Dy CM suspends SE for not completing targets

Dy CM suspends SE for not completing targets

JAMMU: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh Friday said that the officers should ensure that the targets set for completion of various centrally sponsored schemes are achieved within the stipulated time to augment the power sector and provide uninterrupted power supply to people. The Deputy CM was speaking at a meeting convened to review the […]

Speaker’s ‘venomous’ statement against Rohingya alarming: KEA

Speaker’s ‘venomous’ statement against Rohingya alarming: KEA

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chairperson Muhammad Yasin Khan has condemned what the “venomous” statement of Speaker of J&K Assembly against the Rohingya refugee Muslims in Jammu. Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF), in a statement termed it unfortunate that the speaker of the lawmakers was speaking the “Hindutva […]

Nirmal says situation along LoC ‘very bad’

Nirmal says situation along LoC ‘very bad’

Jammu: There was uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Tuesday as members, including those from the BJP and the CPI(M), raised the issue of Pakistan shelling along the Line of Control, forcing Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh to describe the situation as “very bad”. Singh said that administration has been directed to […]

Four power projects operational on Chenab, 7 more proposed: Dy CM

Four power projects operational on Chenab, 7 more proposed: Dy CM

Jammu: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said that there are four power projects operational on river Chenab, while seven more have been proposed to be constructed on the river. Replying to the discussion held on power infrastructure raised by NC MLC Sajad Ahmad Kichloo in the Legislative Council today, the deputy chief minister […]

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