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...
read more
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...
read more
Dalai Lama in Leh for Kalachakra-2014

Dalai Lama in Leh for Kalachakra-2014

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah  today welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and his devotees  from all over the world, who have assembled in Leh to attend the  concluding function of Kalachakra.Addressing a large gathering of devo...
read more
Union Budget: Jammu, Ladakh in focus

Union Budget: Jammu, Ladakh in focus

Rs 500 cr rehab programme for Kashmiri migrants IIT for Jammu Kicking off the program for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants, the Government of has kept Rs 500 crore for the plan in its maiden Union Budget presented in...
read more
Chinese troops enter Indian waters in Ladakh

Chinese troops enter Indian waters in Ladakh

‘Army had face-off with PLA in Pangong lake on June 27’ After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh...
read more
Ladakh film festival opens

Ladakh film festival opens

The third edition of Ladakh International Film Festival opened here with the screening of director Kamal Swaroop’s National award-winning movie ‘Rangbhoomi’, which is based on Dadasaheb Phalke’s eponymous semi-autobiographical play of the same name.The...
read more
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...
read more
Littered explosive goes off near Leh firing range

Littered explosive goes off near Leh firing range

1 killed, 4 injured One person was killed and four others injured in Leh, Ladakh, when a littered explosive went off near an army firing range Thursday evening, police said.The officials at Police Control Room Leh told Greater Kashmir that...
read more
Elections 2014: Farooq Abdullah trailing, Ghulam Nabi Azad leading

Elections 2014: Farooq Abdullah trailing, Ghulam Nabi Azad leading

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah was trailing in Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, while Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was ahead in Udhampur. Union minister Abdullah was trailing behind his nearest PDP rival Tariq Hamid Karra by 1,540 votes while Azad ...
read more
LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

‘Move aimed to make visit of domestic visitors hassle-free’ To make travel of Indian tourists to Leh hassle-free, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has done away with permit system. Earlier, the tourists both domestic and foreign were requ...
read more