Saffron growers

Kashmir Saffron Industry is facing a slump as the cultivation is remaining very low for the past few years, forcing many growers in saffron rich township of Pampore in South Kashmir to shift to horticulture sector. Many saffron fields in Pampore being converted into fruit orchardists, is growing trend and it is very disturbing to […]

At UN court, Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide charge

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected accusations of genocide committed against her country’s Muslim Rohingya minority as “incomplete and misleading”, and said the case should not be heard by the UN’s highest court. The Nobel Peace laureate, speaking during three days of hearings at the International Court of Justice, challenged allegations in a […]

JK Police To Get Dress, Kit Maintenance Allowance In Cash

JK Police To Get Dress, Kit Maintenance Allowance In Cash

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 04: The State Administrative Council which met here today under the Chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik decided that the entire police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir will be given the Dress and Kit Maintenance Allowance directly in cash at significantly increased rates. The allowance will also be given to Special Police Officers […]

Uncertainty, fear in Kashmir; all eyes on Parliament now

Uncertainty, fear in Kashmir; all eyes on Parliament now

All eyes are on the Parliament which resumes its business on Monday, even as uncertainty and fear have further deepened in Kashmir. Kashmir has been on edge for the last few days after New Delhi rushed additional companies and asked Amaranth pilgrims and tourists to leave Kashmir. The series of government advisories in past few […]

DGP visits Ganderbal, reviews security scenario

DGP visits Ganderbal, reviews security scenario

Director-General of Police (DGP) Jammu and Kashmir Dilbag Singh, IPS, on Sunday visited district Ganderbal to review the review of the security scenario, a police spokesman said. He said that the DGP J&K chaired joint review meeting of Police, CRPF, and SSB at the District Police Headquarters Ganderbal to take stock of the security scenario […]

Union Govt constitutes JK Environment Impact Assessment Authority

Union Govt constitutes JK Environment Impact Assessment Authority

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 4: The Union Government today constituted State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Jammu and Kashmir and in consultation with the State Government formulated State Level Expert Appraisal Committee to assist the Authority. According to a notification issued by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, the Environment Impact Assessment Authority shall be […]

J&K High Court postpones interview/viva-voce for driver posts

J&K High Court postpones interview/viva-voce for driver posts

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 5: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has postponed the interview/viva-voce for the driver posts of Srinagar, Baramulla and Doda districts, scheduled to be held on August 7 (Wednesday). A notification issued here by Principal Secretary to  Chief Justice of J&K High Court said that the new date for the interview/viva-voce shall be […]