PM Modi likely to visit JK on July 4

PM Modi likely to visit JK on July 4

Inauguration of Udhampur-Katra rail link, Uri-II power project on itinerary Prime Minister NarendraModi is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir on July 4, his first visit to the state after assuming the office. Among other programs on his itinerary, Modi...
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38 more villages designated as Backward Areas

38 more villages designated as Backward Areas

Cabinet Decisions The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah approved the recommendations of J&K State Commission of Backward Classes for inclusion of 38 villages in the list of Backward Areas. The villages incl...
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Key tunnel on Islamabad-Kishtwar road almost shelved

Key tunnel on Islamabad-Kishtwar road almost shelved

Vested interests don’t want Chenab Valley should get connected with Kashmir: MoS Home Three years after the state governmentapproved the construction of 4.5 kilometer Vailoo-Singhpora tunnel to reduce the distance between Islamabad and Kishtiwar districts an...
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Non-State Subject gets top Govt job

Non-State Subject gets top Govt job

Vigilance books DGM JKPCC, former ACR Jammu in fraud PRC case Vigilance Organisation has registered a case against Sher Singh, the then AC (R) Jammu; Sanjay Gupta, the then Assistant Settlement Officer Jammu; Mahesh Sharma, the then Naib Tehsildar (T)...
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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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Finally,CEA Okays 93-MW New Ganderbal project

Finally,CEA Okays 93-MW New Ganderbal project

Work to start this year; Sawlakote gets Geological clearance The Central Electricity Authority has cleared construction of the 93-MW New Ganderbal hydropower project on River Sindh in Central Kashmir.Sources said following the ‘Techno Economic Clearance’ b...
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LoC twin blasts: Army man killed, Major among 7 injured

LoC twin blasts: Army man killed, Major among 7 injured

An Army man was killed and seven others, including a Major, were injured in two different explosions along the Line of Control in Poonch district.“A patrol party of Army was targeted by an IED at about 8.30 am along LoC...
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Kishtwar tense after gang rape of minor girl

Kishtwar tense after gang rape of minor girl

Tension gripped Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday following the gang rape of a minor girl.The 13-year-old girl was gangraped on Monday night. The police have arrested one accused while another is at large.Reports said that the survivor...
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Only homeland in Kashmir will satisfy aspirations of KPs: Panun

Only homeland in Kashmir will satisfy aspirations of KPs: Panun

Panun Kashmir, an organisation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits, today said the demand of “homeland having a Union Territory status” would alone satisfy the urges and aspirations of the community.“The demand of Homeland having a Union Territory ...
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