Sawlakote project may miss deadline

Sawlakote project may miss deadline

With the Detailed Project Report submitted for approval to Central Electricity Authority of India (CEAI) hanging fire for last one year, the ambitious 1856 MW Sawlakote project proposed on Chenab River is likely to miss the 2021 deadline set by...
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Pandit group again applies for Kausar Nag yatra

Pandit group again applies for Kausar Nag yatra

All Parties Migrant Coordination Committee (APMCC) has decided to go ahead with the pilgrimage to the Kausar Nag Lake in south Kashmir’s Pirchanchal range and has again applied for proper security arrangements for Kashmiri Pandits who are willing to visit...
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Government will fall ‘automatically’ if Cabinet doesn’t meet: Soz

Government will fall ‘automatically’ if Cabinet doesn’t meet: Soz

Toughening his stand, State Congress chief Prof Saifudin Soz Monday said if Chief Minister Omar Abdullah fails to convene the cabinet meeting and National Conference leaders continue to boycott Coalition Coordination Committee (CCC) meet, the government would ...
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Despite Model Code nearing, Govt fails to fill key posts

Despite Model Code nearing, Govt fails to fill key posts

BOPEE, BOSE, SAC, SHRC hit in absence of chairmen, members The Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has become the latest statutory body to join the long list of headless institutions in the State as the National Conference-Congress regime is...
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Modi vows to work for welfare of KPs

Modi vows to work for welfare of KPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday pledged to work for the welfare of migrant Kashmiri Pandits, refugees from West Pakistan and kin of those killed in militant violence, saying the days of their neglect are over.“See the condition of Jammu and...
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‘Will bring saffron revolution in JK’

‘Will bring saffron revolution in JK’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his government will bring ‘saffron revolution’ in Jammu and Kashmir. “We will bring saffron revolution in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said in Leh, quickly adding it was kesar (the spice) of the state he...
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‘UPA-II gifted JK projects to Modi for inauguration’

‘UPA-II gifted JK projects to Modi for inauguration’

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said his big complaint with the UPA-II is that it had completed several projects in Jammu and Kashmir but the then Premier Manmohan Singh could not find time to inaugurate and handed these as gift...
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JK to axe 200 ‘missing’ doctors

JK to axe 200 ‘missing’ doctors

Minister says new recruits to replace them soon The J&K Government is mulling termination of about 200 doctors who are on its payrolls but are working in other countries or outside the state ‘illegally’, Greater Kashmir has learnt. New medicos...
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Traffic signals: New address of beggars

Traffic signals: New address of beggars

Motorists irked; Police, SMC look the other way Notwithstanding the ban on begging in the City, traffic signals have emerged as hub of beggars, mostly non-locals, who hang around at the busy junctions and irk motorists. The moment, the traffic signal...
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Jammu, Ladakh got Rs 1000 cr ‘special’ funds since 2010 Kashmir unrest

Jammu, Ladakh got Rs 1000 cr ‘special’ funds since 2010 Kashmir unrest

Rs 717 cr released till March 2014; Rs 598 cr expenditure booked: GOI Jammu and Ladakh regions have bagged Rs 717 crore “special developmental assistance” out of the state plan during the past three years, on the recommendations of Special...
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