Over 57,000 acres of land identified for setting up industrial estates in J&K
KK Sharma, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor chaired a high-level meeting and directed officers to make suitable and sufficient land available for setting up new industrial estates for the prospective entrepreneurs.
J&K: Pakistan resorts to shelling, fired dozens of mortar shells along LoC in Kathua
The Pakistan Rangers fired dozens of mortar shells in Hiranagar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on December 11. The incident t...
Share market update: PSU bank shares rise; Central Bank up 2%
The Nifty PSU Bank index was trading 0.68 per cent up at 2433.75 .
2 mortar shells defused by security forces along IB in J-K's Kathua
The Pakistan Rangers fired dozens of shells targeting Rathawa village in Hiranagar sector on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, villagers said. The house of Ram Piyari, a resident of Rathawa village, was hit by three mortar shells, of which one exploded causing damage to the walls. The other two shells did not explode, which were defused later.
Abrogation of Article 370 unconstitutional, people of J&K bypassed: Petitioners to SC
A 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, which commenced hearing on batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre's decision, was told by the petitioner that it was violative of the Constitution as orders were passed in "disregard of consent" of people of J&K.
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch, targets civilians
Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Shahpur sector of Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch district on December 09. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefi...
Local admin in J&K to decide on release of detained political leaders: Amit Shah
The minister's statement came after Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury asked the government when political leaders, including sitting member and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah, would be released.
Concerned over situation in Kashmir, important to restore normalcy: EU Envoy
European Union Ambassador to India Ugo Astuto on December 10 cleared EU's stand on the situation of Kashmir. He said, "We are concerned over...
Chinese navy trains more fighter pilots to command warships
China currently has one aircraft carrier, Liaoning, a refit of the Soviet era ship which was commissioned in 2012. It is being largely used for training, especially to test the carrier fighter jet J-15 which has been specifically developed to operate from the decks of the aircraft carriers. According to a media report China has established a huge aircraft carrier factory. .
WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivated. As J&K completed exactly 120 days of internet blackout, residents woke up to find themselves checked out of their accounts and groups.
Grow sweet corn not maize, J&K govt advises farmers
Kashmir’s Agriculture department has also approached University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology in Srinagar, asking them to submit a report on types of sweet corn varieties that could be grown in Kashmir. For now, the department imports sweet corn seed variety from Holland.
Cabinet nod to withdraw J&K reservation Bill from Parliament
It was withdrawn from the House as central laws providing quota to the economically backward class are now applicable to the union territories post repeal of special provisions under Article 370.
Several countries agree J&K internal matter of India: MEA in Lok Sabha
The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Lok Sabha that several countries have agreed that matters related to Jammu and Kashmir are internal to the country following proactive outreach by the government.
Internet a facility, not right, no curbs on political activity: Farooq Khan
Defending the decision to suspend the Internet since August 5, when the Centre withdrew the special status granted to J&K and imposed a communications blockade, Farooq Khan, advisor to Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu said the Internet is just a facility, not a right.
AAI starts taking bids under Udan 4.0, focuses on northeastern states and J&K
The focus of this round would be mainly on connecting north-eastern states, hilly states, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and islands, a release said.
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