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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Governor reviews Yatra arrangements

Governor reviews Yatra arrangements

Governor N.N.Vohra,  who is the Chairman of Amarnath Shrine Board, held a meeting today to review the to-date status of snow- melt and the progress  so far  achieved in the clearance of tracks and the sites of the Yatra Camps.R....
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Is Baghliar-III project economically viable?

Is Baghliar-III project economically viable?

It’s just an idea: PDD Pre-feasibility report ready: PDC Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s announcement notwithstanding, the proposal to set up Baghliar-III hydropower project on Chenab River in Jammu would require undertaking an in-depth study to ascertain t...
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Fiscal autonomy must for strong, self-reliant Kashmir: Drabu

Fiscal autonomy must for strong, self-reliant Kashmir: Drabu

India should be sincere in reviving LoC trade: Qalandar Noted economist, Dr Haseeb Drabu Tuesday said instead of pushing for political autonomy, Kashmir should get fiscal autonomy to be economically strong and self-reliant.“We must first try and get fiscal a...
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‘IAF order will hit tourist arrivals to Kashmir’

‘IAF order will hit tourist arrivals to Kashmir’

Stakeholders call for alternatives Runway Renovation Tourism players in Kashmir have expressed anguish over the decision of Indian Air Force curtailing flight time schedules to 4.30 PM at Srinagar International Airport. President, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce ...
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Div Com reviews Yatra arrangements

Div Com reviews Yatra arrangements

For smooth conduct of two month long Amarnath Yatra, commencing on June 28, 2014, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir,  Shalindra Kumar today convened a meeting of divisional level officers to take stock of preparedness and arrangements here today.Among others, D...
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JK govt vows to revolutionize power sector

JK govt vows to revolutionize power sector

Omar launches R-APDRP-II for Jammu Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday reaffirmed the determination of his government to “revolutionized the power generation in the state. “The Government has put in place an ambitious and stupendous power generation prog...
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