JK property in Delhi: GoI doesn’t fix time-frame for return

JK property in Delhi: GoI doesn’t fix time-frame for return

MOD admits it is using assets without lease, paying Rs 97000 rent per annum for 69 kanal land The Government of India has made it clear that no time-frame could be set for the return of JK’s prime property—Kashmir House...
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In JK,1 cop for 1000 vehicles

In JK,1 cop for 1000 vehicles

120 deaths in 887 accidents on Kashmir roads this year In October last, a 20-year-old youth was killed after a vehicle hit him from behind. His name was Haziq Muhammad Bhat from Sanat Nagar. That year, 6469 such road accidents...
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No excuse, doctors have to serve in far-off areas

No excuse, doctors have to serve in far-off areas

JK Govt preparing list * Delinquent medicos may lose service benefits, officials say With an aim to provide better health-care facilities to people in J&K’s far-off and inaccessible areas, the Government is preparing a list of doctors who have to...
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Govt to reduce electricity duty

Govt to reduce electricity duty

PDD to discuss matter with CM before issuing orders In the latest poll sop, the National Conference-Congress coalition government has worked out a proposal to reduce the electricity duty from present 22 percent charged from consumers.Officials said Power Devel...
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Omar, Mehbooba condemn

Omar, Mehbooba condemn

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday condemned the alleged forcing of a Muslim to break his Ramzan fast by some Shiv Sena MPs at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi.The Chief Minister also sought to know how BJP and...
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BJP sets ‘Mission 44’ target for J&K polls

BJP sets ‘Mission 44’ target for J&K polls

Audacious as its sounds, BJP has set an ambitious “Mission 44” target aimed at gaining a majority in the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir assembly in the coming state polls that the party feels will be highly polarised.The first shot of...
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Coffers empty, JK out with ‘begging bowl’

Coffers empty, JK out with ‘begging bowl’

Borrows Rs 300 cr from open market; Officials blame delay in plan allocation Facing a financial crunch due to delay in the annual plan allocations by the Government of India, the J&K Government Monday resorted to open market borrowing to...
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Panun calls for creation of Union Territory in Kashmir for KPs

Panun calls for creation of Union Territory in Kashmir for KPs

A Kashmiri Pandits’ body has sought for the creation of a centrally administered Union Territory in Kashmir for sustainable and viable rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.“Government of India should recognise the need of creating a centrally a...
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Alliance ends on sour note

Alliance ends on sour note

The decision of Congress and National Conference to go it alone in the Assembly polls has put the coalition partners at loggerheads, creating an uneasy situation for them to run the government till the elections due later this year.On Sunday,...
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JK’s death toll highest in road accidents in India

JK’s death toll highest in road accidents in India

992 out of 1561 who died in 2013 were from the state Jammu and Kashmir recorded the highest percentage of unnatural deaths occurring due to road accidents in 2013, the latest report of National Crime Records Bureau has revealed.According to...
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