Rs 9000-crore liability from previous regime: CM

‘Managing finances a challenge; Centre will help only when State has something in its kitty’


Srinagar, Apr 27: J&K Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Monday admitted the State is facing “financial instability of sorts.” He said the previous regime has left over Rs 9000 crore liability, making management of finances a “big challenge” for the present dispensation. He also said the Centre’s financial More

Mufti tours Srinagar

Reviews ongoing projects, issues orders for city beautification

Srinagar, Apr 27: Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Monday extensively toured Srinagar city to make spot assessment of ongoing works on tourism, pilgrim and developmental projects in the summer capital. The Chief Minister visited historic Jama Masjid at Nowhatta, Asar-i-Sharief Hazratbal, Khanqah More

Heavy rains cause water-logging in Srinagar areas

Dal dwellers hold protest, say officials misleading govt


Srinagar, Apr 27: Heavy rains lashed Kashmir on Monday, causing water-logging in many places in Srinagar even as Meteorological department predicted light to moderate rains in next 24 hours. Thunderstorms also hit several parts of Kashmir, causing damage to property, reports said. However no loss of More

‘Studying report on no retention policy’

New Delhi, Apr 27: The Government Monday said it was studying the report and recommendations of a sub-committee of Central Advisory Board of Education on ‘no retention policy’ in schools and would come out with a future plan soon on this. In reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, HRD Minister Smriti Irani More

Nepal quake toll touches 4000

Ravaged country seeks international aid to tide over looming crisis; Tens of thousands homeless


Kathmandu, Apr 27: Crisis loomed over quake-hit Nepal on Monday following shortage of food, water, electricity and medicines as fear drove tens of thousands of people out into the open and the death toll soared to 4,000 amidst fears that it could touch 5,000. Scrambling to put together massive rescue More

Toll in India goes up to 72

New Delhi, Apr 27: The death toll in India from Saturday's earthquake Monday shot up to 72 even as New Delhi ramped up relief and rescue efforts in Nepal to provide succour to the nation devastated by the temblor. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh informed the Lok Sabha that the toll in the country More

Rainstorm kills 45 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Peshawar, Apr 27: At least 45 people were killed and 200 others injured as a heavy rainstorm with strong winds tore through Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in northwest Pakistan, uprooting trees and collapsing buildings. The storm hit yesterday, plunging over half the province into darkness for the whole More

Won’t quash new job policy: Govt

We are not rollback dispensation, will respond to Governor’s queries: Akther


Srinagar, Apr 27: The J&K government Monday said there is no question of rolling back its new job policy. Talking to Greater Kashmir on the sidelines of a function at SP College here, Minister for Education Naeem Akther said there is no question of rolling back the recruitment policy. “We are not a More

‘AIIMS will be set up in Kashmir’

Srinagar, Apr 27: The J&K government Monday said All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would be set up in Kashmir only. Minister for Education, Naeem Akther, said the government is committed to set up AIIMS in the Valley. “Jammu has IIT and IIM. Let the government facilitate setting up AIIMS More

JK to undertake studies to enhance disaster management capabilities

WB PROJECT | To study morphology of rivers, urban vulnerability


Srinagar, Apr 27: The Jammu and Kashmir government is undertaking some crucial studies under a World Bank’s project for the state, officials said. According to documents, apart from funding reconstruction and restoration of livelihoods in flood-hit J&K, the Washington-based multilateral finding institution More

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Army holds open recruitment drive

Pattan Apr 27: Army on Monday organized an open recruitment rally at HyderbeighPattan in north Kashmir, an army spokesman said. He said the rally was organized for the youth of Bandipora, Ganderbal, More

  • National

UGC initiates action against 21 fake Universities

New Delhi, Apr 27: University Grants Commission (UGC) has listed twenty one universities in different parts of the country as fake and taken measures to halt their functioning in contravention or violation More

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Rs 700 cr liabilities pending at treasuries in JK

Contractors, GPF claimants clamour for payment


Srinagar, Apr 27: With state continuing to be in financial crunch, Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to clear bills worth Rs 700 crore pertaining to contractors and GPF claimants. Even as it has More

  • Sports

Kashmir FC beat Hindustan FC 3-1

Srinagar, Apr 27: Kashmir FC further strengthened their position on the league table with a dominant 3-1 win over Hindustan FC in a round-10 match of I-League Division 2nd at Golaghat, Assam. The JK based More

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  • Jammu


5 injured as aspirants clash with police at Reasi


Jammu, Apr 27: A 26 year old youth on Monday died after he collapsed during an Army recruitment rally in Doda district, police said. Identified as Yogeshwar Singh, the deceased collapsed More

  • Jammu City

19 new tube wells coming up in city, few likely to be completed this summer

Overcoming water woes


Jammu, Apr 27: To meet the water requirements of the city, the construction work of nineteen (19) new tube wells is being undertaken by ERA in different areas of the city and its outskirts out of which More

  • Kashmir

People hit streets in stinking Anantnag

Unattended garbage triggers fear of epidemic  Municipal body in line of fire


Anantnag Apr 27: With Municipal Council Anantnag failing to lift the garbage deposited on roads for want of proper dumping site, people here took to roads on Monday against the government apathy. Shouting More

  • Pir Panchal

Rising Star corps celebrates Raising Day


Rajouri, April 27: The Rising Star Corps on Monday celebrated its 11th Raising Day with great fervour and gaiety. The celebrations commenced with a Trekking Expedition to the lofty 15000 ft high Indrahar More

  • Chenab Valley

Minister inaugurates ‘Madad’ project in Kishtwar

100 PRCs, RBA, caste certificates distributed on spot


Kishtwar, Apr 27: Minister of State (MoS) for R&B, Sunil Sharma, today inaugurated the ‘Madad’ Project at Government High School Pochaal in Kishtwar district. In the opening programme more than hundred More

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