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Center gives nod to Kishtwar Airstrip: Dr. Jitendra Singh

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The Center government has given nod to establishment of an Airstrip in Kishtwar to enhance air connectivity in the district. The much awaited Kishtwar Airstrip aimed at to ensure regional connectivity on subsidized rates has got approval here today at a high level meeting held in this regard in the ...

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Dr Drabu announces exclusive Industrial Development Scheme for JK

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In a significant decision aimed at expanding and promoting business activities in the State, Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today announced an exclusive Industrial Development Scheme for J&K bringing, for the first time, the services sector under the ambit of the pioneering initiative. Making the big announcement in the ...

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NC MLC marshalled out from LC, Oppn stages walkout

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National Conference (NC) legislator Sajad Ahmed Kitchloo was today marshalled out from the Legislative Council after he trooped into the well of the House over an “unsatisfactory reply” in connection with the power issue. Angry over his marshalling out of the House, the NC and Congress members staged a walkout, ...

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Cross-LoC travel suspended amid tension

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The cross-LoC travel between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) has been suspended due to tension on the LoC following the killing of seven Pakistani soldiers in Poonch district today. “Cross-LoC travel has been suspended after Pakistan shelling and firing along the Line of Control (LoC) and the tension ...

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5 militants killed during infiltration bid in Uri

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The Army on Monday claimed foiling a major infiltration attempt by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants along the Line of Control in Uri sector in north Kashmir, killing five members of the outfit. “The Army foiled the infiltration bid by the Pakistan-based outfit in an overnight operation that ended this morning,” Brigadier Y ...

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GST, demonetisation hit unorganised sector in JK: Tarigami

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legislator M Y Tarigami said today that demonetisation and implementation of GST crippled the unorganised sector of the economy in Jammu and Kashmir. Initiating a discussion on the Budget in the Assembly here, he alleged that the two steps only led to “job losses”, contrary to the government claims that ...

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Engaging youth in positive activities biggest challenge: DGP

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The engagement of youth in positive activities in Jammu and Kashmir poses biggest challenge to the forces, said Director General of Police S P Vaid, who termed as “worrisome” the development of an AMU scholar from the Valley joining militant group Hizbul Mujahideen. However, the DGP commended the government forces’ ...

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‘Danger of conflict between Pakistan, India growing’

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The danger of a conflict between Pakistan and India is growing, a leading Pakistani daily warned today after Indian Army chief said his force was ready to call Pakistan’s “nuclear bluff” and cross the border to carry out any operation if asked by the government. General Bipin Rawat made these ...

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Security heightened alert in Srinagar

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Government forces have been put on a heightened alert in Kashmir following inputs of a possible militant attack in the city ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, police said today. The government forces in Kashmir, especially the city, were put on heightened alert following recovery of two improvised explosive devices ...

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BJP asks Edu minister not to lock horns with Army chief

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Alliance partner BJP today asked Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari “not to lock horns with the Army chief”, two days after he said Gen. Bipin Rawat should “do his own job” and not meddle in the state’s affairs. Rawat had on Friday said social media and government schools in the ...

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