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Mega Tourism festival held at Doodhpathri

BUDGAM: The Department of Tourism in collaboration with District Administration Budgam Saturday organized a mega Tourism festival at famous tourist resort Doodhpathri. The aim and object of this event was to project and promote Doodhpathri as an attractive tourist destination, and the event was organized well in advance of the beginning of annual tourism season, […]

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Kansal reviews summer preparedness of JPDCL, KPDCL and JKPTCL

JAMMU: Principal Secretary, Power Development Department, Rohit Kansal Saturday chaired a high level meeting to review summer preparedness of the Jammu Power Distribution Corporation Limited (JPDCL), Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) and Jammu and Kashmir Power Transmission Corporation Limited (JKPTCL) to ensure reliable and uninterrupted power supply during summer months. The meeting was attended […]

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Cultivation along zero line to be allowed in phased manner: Official

Jammu: Days after Indian and Pakistani armies agreed to strictly observe all their ceasefire agreements, the Deputy Commissioner of said that cultivation of land at zero line will be allowed in a phased manner. On the directions of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Deputy Commissioner of Samba Rohit Khajuria toured the border villages in Ramgarh tehsil […]

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Mining Department set to implement Pre-embedded clearance of mineral blocks for PRIs

JAMMU: In a step towards Ease of Doing Business, the Department of Mining is first time implementing pre-embedded Clearances for allotment of mining blocks in J&K. This was informed in a meeting chaired by M.K. Dwivedi, Commissioner Secretary Mining Department. Earlier, the Clearances from various departments like Environment, Forests, Pollution Control Board, Fisheries, Irrigation and […]

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Handloom Department organises awareness camp

KUPWARA: The Department of Handloom Saturday organized a daylong awareness cum registration camp for handloom weavers and artisans of Kupwara district at Town Hall, here. The Assistant Director, Handloom Muzamil Hassan presided over the camp conducted with an aim to provide general awareness to Artisans and Handloom Weavers with regard to employment opportunities in different […]

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High fuel prices: Tax cut should be joint call of Centre, states, says FM

High fuel prices: Tax cut should be joint call of Centre, states, says FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday acknowledged that consumers have a case for petrol and diesel prices to be brought down but said a reduction in taxes to make that happen should be a joint call of the central and state governments. As much as 60 per cent of the retail price of […]

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JK refreshes bond with Gujarat for tourism promotion

SRINAGAR: To strengthen and refresh the age-old bond between J&K and Gujarat, the J&K Tourism Department held a road show at Ahmedabad as part of its promotional campaigns across the country to attract tourists. Director Tourism Kashmir Dr. GN Itoo led the delegation of the representatives of local travel and hospitality sector for the promotion […]

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Nitishwar Kumar reviews preparation for Tulip Festival

JAMMU: Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar Thursday held a meeting to review preparations for the upcoming Tulip Festival to be held at Srinagar’s Tulip Garden. The Principal Secretary said that the festival would mark as formal opening of Tulip Garden for tourists from all over the world, and called for its large scale […]

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Trout fish to be made available on Maha-Shivratri eve

SRINAGAR: The Department of Fisheries Thursday informed that elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure availability of fishes across Kashmir on the occasion of Maha-Shivratri, to be celebrated on 11th of March 2021. It was given out that the Fishes shall be made available at all existing sale outlets/ Rearing Units of the department in […]

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Conserve water resources of Kashmir: Chairman JK-WRRA

SRINAGAR: The Chairman JK Water Resources Regulator Authority, Ghanshyam Jha Thursday stressed for an integrated and coordinated approach by the different departments, complimenting and supplementing each other, avoiding overlapping of actions to conserve the water resources of Kashmir. He said this during an interactive meeting convened at I&FC guest house, Ram Munshi Bagh, here. The […]

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