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No plans to grant MFN status to India: Pak govt

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Pakistan is yet to award the MFN status to India and it maintains a negative list of 1,209 items which are not permitted to be imported from India.

The Pakistan government has said it has "no immediate plans" to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India.

Asked whether the government was considering granting MFN status to India and that Prime Minister Imran Khan more...


Power sub-station: worth Rs 114 cr at 5 IEs to be completed next year

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Kumar said these projects would cost Rs 251 crore and are expected to be completed by September 2019.

Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Shailendra Kumar on Tuesday reviewed progress on augmentation of power infrastructure in various industrial estates in the state.

Commissioner Secretary, PDD, Hirdesh Kumar, Chief Engineer, EM&RE, Jammu, Chief Engineer, S&O W more...


65th cooperative week commemorations: Ganai stresses new roadmap for revival of sector

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Chairmen and Chief Executives of various progressive cooperative institutions were also present. The celebration began with customary flag hoisting by the advisor.

 Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai Tuesday inaugurated 65th Cooperative Week themed “Inclusive Growth and Good Governance through Cooperatives for Rural Prosperity” here at Cooperative Complex, Bantalab. more...


Secy RDD for placement linked skill development under ‘Himayat’ scheme

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Himayat is skill development-cum-placement programme for unemployed youth especially school and college drop-out, in Jammu and Kashmir.

Secretary Rural Development Department Sheetal Nanda Tuesday chaired a meeting to review the performance of various projects under ‘Himayat’ scheme.

According to an official spokesperson, the meeting took a detailed stock of the stat more...


KCCI demands early implementation of crop insurance in Kashmir

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Visits snow-affected areas in southern Kashmir districts, calls on CS

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has demanded quick implementation of crop insurance in Kashmir division and reversal of input tax credit to 2014 flood affected traders. 

A delegation of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its president Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad held a meeting wi more...


Ranji Trophy: Goa continue dominance as J&K end Day 3 on 246/7

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For J&K Irfan Pathan and Umar Nazir took three wickets each while as Amir Aziz took two wickets. Importantly, despite bowling for more than two days, J&K bowlers failed to pick Goa’s 10 wickets as Goa declared on nine wickets.

J&K’s struggle in the ongoing Ranji trophy match against Goa continued as they ended third day’s play on 246 for the loss of seven wickets in repl more...


J&K decision making under question

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In the first match, J&K went with an extra pacer in Indian conditions while as in this match they went with spinner but still opted to field first thinking surface may help pacers early on. On both the occasion the decision proved terribly wrong.

The decision making of J&K Ranji trophy team management has come under severe criticism following another blunder in winning the toss and op more...


Water sport coach Bilquis Mir bags Devi Award

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The award was conferred to her by The Sunday Standard, a publication of The New Indian Express Group and she received the citation, a shawl and cash prize from Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Satya Pal Singh in New Delhi on Monday evening.

For her achievements in the field of water sport –Canoeing, the International water sport coach from J&K, Bilquis Mir more...


Aksa Fareed emerges Silver medallist in World Tong-Il Mo-doo championship

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Parents and school authorities have lauded the efforts Aksa’s coach Arshid Aziz, who has worked hard to prepare Aksa for the international championship.

Aksa Fareed, a 12-year old from Kashmir bagged Silver medal for India in the 10th World Tong-Il Mo- doo Championship held in Delhi from 30th Oct to 2nd Nov. During the competition, Aksa Fareed won two fights against players from Japan a more...


Laigaroo hails Akber Khan’s performance

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The senior International cyclist from J&K, Akber Khan recently finished sixth in the 6th Chandigarh Cyclothon in which top cyclists of the Country participated.

Secretary Youth Wing, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Arif Laigaroo has hailed performance of the J&K’s top cyclist Mohammad Akber Khan.

The senior International cyclist from J&K, Akber Khan recently finishe more...


2-Day Inter College athletic meet commences at KU

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Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir, Prof Talat Ahmad who was the chief guest on the occasion officially declared the annual athletic meet open

A two- day Inter College athletic meet commenced here at University of Kashmir (KU) ground on Tuesday. The meet is being organised by the Department of Physical Education and Sports KU.

Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir, Prof Talat more...


Kolkata cyclist starts solo Leh to Sri Lanka expedition

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Samrat had started his ambitious journey from Leh on November 5 and on Monday reached Srinagar after crossing Zojila pass in a vehicle as authorities didn’t allowed him to move on a cycle.

With the aim to make people aware about the conservation of water and saving river bodies, Kolkata-based cyclist Samrat Malik has undertaken a solo cycling expedition from Leh to Sri Lanka.

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CISF to take over security of 3 J&K airports

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Pre-induction formalities, including a survey, may be conducted on priority to enable the CISF to take over the security of these airports, the official communication said.

The security of all three highly sensitive airports in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken over by the Central Industry Security Force (CISF), which guards major airports in the country, possibly from January 1 next year, more...


Panchayat Elections-2018: Govt announces holiday in poll-bound areas

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In connection with the Panchayat Elections-2018, beginning from 17 November, the Government has declared public holiday in the poll-bound areas. “Public holiday shall be observed within the limits of the respective CD-Blocks of concerned Districts on account of Panchayat Elections -2018, on the date of polls under the Negotiable Instrument Act-1881,” said an order issued by t more...


Guv reviews Action Plan for pending projects

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He was speaking at a high-level meeting convened here this afternoon to review the implementation of the Action Plan for completion of the languishing projects in the state.

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday directed the administration to gear up for completing the languishing developmental projects within the set timeframe so that the same are put to public use at the earliest. more...


Carjacking triggers high alert in Jammu, Punjab

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Cannot rule out they were militants, but it appears to be a case of vehicle theft: SSP Pathankot

A high alert was sounded in Jammu and Punjab on Wednesday after four suspects carjacked a taxi they hired from Jammu railway station.

Witnesses said that four men, one of them identifying himself as an army man, hired a Toyota Innova taxi from Jammu Tawi Railway station for going to more...


CS reviews Ayushman Bharat rollout preparedness in Jammu Division

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This was the third meeting convened by the Chief Secretary to review the preparedness for rollout of the scheme. Earlier, he chaired a meeting in this regard at Civil Secretariat Jammu on November 08 and in Winter Secretariat Srinagar on November 10.

Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam Wednesday chaired a video conference with Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Jammu Division to review the prepar more...


Advisor Ganai reviews functioning of School Education Department

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During the meeting, the Advisor took a detailed review of the education scenario in the state and said the department should identify all the shortcomings in the schools and make every possible effort to rectify them as well.

Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today convened a meeting to review the implementation of the State and centrally-sponsored schemes under the School Educatio more...


To conduct public hearing in Srinagar today

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Governor’s Advisor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, will be available to meet public deputations in the Governor’s Grievance Cell, Church Lane, Srinagar from 12.00 noon to 4.00 pm on Thursday (Nov 15, 2018), an official spokesman said. 

National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday strongly pitched for positioning the Durbar Move offices more...


MLA Choudhary, Bhat, daily wagers call on Governor

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Sukhnandan Choudhary apprised the Governor about the developmental scenario in his constituency and need for speeding up some important developmental projects for the overall benefit of the public the Governor.

Member of Legislative Assembly Sukhnandan Choudhary, chairman of J&K Peace Foundation Fayaz Ahmad Bhat and a delegation of PHE daily wagers called on Governor Satya Pal Malik a more...