Commuters seeks 2-lane bridge at Wayil

The commuters on Kangan-Wayil-Ganderbal road have complained that the recent Government announcement to halt civilian vehicles when convoys of security forces pass will force them to take Wayil Bailey bridge route which will increase the traffic jam on the road . “The movement of the army convoy in the area scheduled to start after reopening […]

Tourism players want UDAN scheme extended to Kashmir

With the skyrocketing airfares shooing away intending tourists to Kashmir, the Valley-based tourism players Monday asked why the central government was not extending its air travel scheme, which facilitates cheaper airfares to several destinations, to Kashmir. The government of India in 2016 launched UDAN (ude desh ka aam nagrik) scheme to make air travel affordable […]

CCEA nod to 624-MW Kiru power project in Kishtwar

The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister NarendraModi, has approved the investment sanction for construction of 624-MW Kiru hydroelectric project by the Chenab valley power projects private limited (CVPPPL) in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday. The project will be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 4287.59 crore (at […]

Ensure adequate supply of food grains, fuel in Kashmir: Ganai to FCI, OMCs

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai Wednesday asked the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and oil marketing companies (OMCs) to ensure adequate storage and supplies of food grains and fuel in Kashmir. According to an official spokesperson, he inspected FCI godown Lethpora and inspected stock and supply position of food grains there. He inspected bottling […]

Nobody will get any information from us on source of Rafale documents: The Hindu chairman

Documents related to the Rafale deal were published in public interest and nobody would get any information from The Hindu newspaper on the confidential sources who provided them, The Hindu Publishing Group Chairman N Ram said on Wednesday. The documents were published because details were withheld or covered up, the veteran journalist said as the […]