Amid Declining Production,Kashmiri Farmers Seek GI Tag For Local Saffron

Jammu, Feb. 24 -- On a cold February morning in this south Kashmir town, saffron farmer Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, 38, was setting out on a 30-km drive to the capital city of Srinagar. He, and two other farm... Read More

Bukhari's 'Apni Party' constitution in making

Srinagar, Feb. 23 -- Former minister Altaf Bukhari and his team are in the process of framing the constitution of 'Apni Party', the third front being formed to kick-start the stalled political process... Read More

Two LeT militants killed in Anantnag

Srinagar, Feb. 22 -- Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Anantnag district on Friday night, police said. They have been identified as Naveed Ahmad Bh... Read More

Goodbye power outages: Govt commissions Alasteng, Bandipora grid stations after 10 years

Srinagar, Feb. 20 -- Power outages will soon be a thing of past as Jammu and Kashmir government has commissioned much-awaited 320MVA Alasteng and 50 MVA Bandipora grid stations to receive additional e... Read More

Hizb commander among 3 militants killed in Tral

Srinagar, Feb. 19 -- Security forces Wednesday killed three top militants including a Hizbul Mujahedeen commander in a fierce encounter at Sherabad area of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. T... Read More

All party meeting: NC, PDP, Cong say no to Panchayat polls till leaders are released

Srinagar, Feb. 18 -- Efforts to convince political parties to participate in the Panchayat polls suffered a major setback on Tuesday when Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Conference (NC) and Co... Read More

J&K Global Investors' Summit:Govt approaching corporate houses to invest in J&K

Srinagar, Feb. 17 -- Jammu and Kashmir government is approaching big corporate houses to make Global Investors Summit 2020 a runaway success. Around 54 top officers have been deputed to interact with... Read More

Credit back wrongly parked money by Mar 31: Govt to DDOs

Srinagar, Feb. 16 -- The government has asked Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) to pay back funds, which they have 'wrongly parked' in accounts for a long period of time without utilising them on... Read More

Shocker! Govt pays Rs 2000 as compensation to debt-ridden fruit growers

Srinagar, Feb. 14 -- It was hard-earned savings of 15 years that 58-years-old Ghulam Mohammad invested to buy a small apple orchard in Baramulla. For the last five years, the orchard was giving him e... Read More

Govt schemes fail to generate employment:1.5L postgraduates among 2.5L youth register for jobs in 2019

Srinagar, Feb. 12 -- Sameer Ahmad, 32, after completing his M.Sc in 2013, struggled for five years to get a job. Facing social stigma coupled with depression, the resident of Baramulla borrowed money... Read More