Power project inaugurated by PM illegal, says Kashmir minister

Power project inaugurated by PM illegal, says Kashmir minister

A minister in Jammu and Kashmir’s Omar Abdullah government said the hydropower project inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the state’s Baramulla district Friday was illegal. Talking to IANS here, Health and Medical Education Minister Taj Mohiuddin said: “The...
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On Modi’s visit, Kashmir Inc calls for return of NHPC projects to JK

On Modi’s visit, Kashmir Inc calls for return of NHPC projects to JK

In an open letter to Prime Minister, traders’ bodies raise state’s energy issues On the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir, premier business and industrial bodies of Kashmir have urged him to dedicate to the people...
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Bhatts Sign On as Picturesque Jammu and Kashmir All Set to Wow Bollywood Biggies Yet Again

Bhatts Sign On as Picturesque Jammu and Kashmir All Set to Wow Bollywood Biggies Yet Again

With the drop in militant violence and further improvement in the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Bollywood filmmakers are returning to the pristine state. Noted Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt and producer Mukesh Bhatt are scheduled to shoot their film...
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Travel on city roads has become a tortuous affair: Karra

Travel on city roads has become a tortuous affair: Karra

Expressing dismay over the escalating traffic mismanagement in Srinagar and other towns, senior PDP leader and Member Parliament,Tariq Hameed Karra Monday said travel on city roads has become a tortuous affair as a callous state government seems to be unconcer...
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Space for mere 100, Government allows 10,000 cabs to operate from City center

Space for mere 100, Government allows 10,000 cabs to operate from City center

Transport Dept issues permits, forgets regulation; RTA, RTO, Traffic Police sleep on chocked routes Notwithstanding the need to decongest City center of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas, the authorities have been furthering the mess by allowing tens of hundreds o...
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Amarnath Yatra begins

Amarnath Yatra begins

All arrangements in place: DC Ganderbal Annual Amarnath Yatra commenced Friday with first batch of pilgrims being flagged off from Jammu by Tourism Minister. Meanwhile government said all arrangements are in place for smooth conduct of Yatra. District Commis...
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JK can trim down ‘rising’ airfare, says DGCA

JK can trim down ‘rising’ airfare, says DGCA

‘VAT reduction on fuel, underwriting of seats by state government can bring airfares to desired levels’ The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has passed the buck on expensive airfares to Jammu and Kashmir on the state government saying initiatives like...
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10 expelled Kashmiri students sent back home after exam

10 expelled Kashmiri students sent back home after exam

Ten Kashmiri students expelled by a private university here after being caught in a row over cheering for Pakistan cricket team have been sent back home after their exam, its vice-chancellor today said. The 10 students have been sent back...
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Kashmir craves for civil airport

Kashmir craves for civil airport

After rejection of state proposal, stakeholders plan to approach New Delhi The demand for civil airport has gone shriller in Kashmir with stakeholder planning to approach to the centre government in this regard.The stakeholders have decided to approach to the....
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Energy deficit JK moves a step towards getting thermal power

Energy deficit JK moves a step towards getting thermal power

Cabinet approves SPV for dev of coal block in Odisha The Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today approved the formation of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for development of the coal block at Kudnali Laburi, (Talcher) in...
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