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CS chairs 18th Steering Committee meeting of CAMPA

CS chairs 18th Steering Committee meeting of CAMPA

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 20: Chief Secretary, B. V. R. Subrahmanyam on Thursday chaired the 18th meeting of the Steering Committee of the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) to consider the Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) of Forest and Wildlife Departments for the Year 2020-21. Commissioner/Secretary, Forest, Secretary RDD, Secretary Horticulture, Secretary Tribal Affairs, […]

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‘Explain how J&K can really attract investors’: Opposition MPs ask MHA

‘Explain how J&K can really attract investors’: Opposition MPs ask MHA

The tough questions from the MPs came during a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Parliament yesterday when the lawmakers were being briefed by the Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla. The Union Home Ministry was asked by opposition members of Parliament to explain how Jammu and Kashmir could hope to attract investment in […]

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Coronavirus in China to make drugs expensive in India

Coronavirus in China to make drugs expensive in India

New Delhi: The prices of generic drugs in India are likely to go up due to the country”s excessive dependence on the imports of active ingredients from China, which has been hit by the novel coronavirus epidemic. While noting that Indian imports are highly dependent on China, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in its […]

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‘Not just an MP, but a Pak proxy…’: Congress MP backs deportation of Debbie Abrahams

‘Not just an MP, but a Pak proxy…’: Congress MP backs deportation of Debbie Abrahams

Agencies Congress Spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP, Abhishek Singhvi on Tuesday backed the deportation of British MP Debbie Abrahams. “The deportation of Debbie Abrahams by India was indeed necessary, as she is not just an MP, but a Pak proxy known for her clasp with e Pak govt and ISI. Every attempt that tries to […]

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Govt to boost water sports in JK: Navin Choudhary

Govt to boost water sports in JK: Navin Choudhary

Srinagar Principal Secretary, Education and Technical Education Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary on Monday said that Government was aiming to take remarkable steps in boosting water sports across Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking to athletes during a ceremony at Banquet Hall, Srinagar, Choudhary said that Jammu and Kashmir has tremendous potential in water sports and Government was […]

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Admin Secys to hold Public Grievance Camp at Srinagar on Feb 18

Admin Secys to hold Public Grievance Camp at Srinagar on Feb 18

Srinagar Commissioner Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi and Secretary, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda, would convene a day-long Public Grievance Camp at Banquet Hall, Srinagar on February 18-2020 from 10 AM to 4 PM. People have been asked to register their grievance and developmental issues during the daylong […]

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British MP Debbie Abrahams, who chairs UK Kashmir panel, denied entry to India

British MP Debbie Abrahams, who chairs UK Kashmir panel, denied entry to India

Debbie Abrahams, a Labour Party Member of Parliament who chairs a parliamentary group focused on Kashmir, was unable to clear customs after her valid Indian visa was rejected. Abrahams has been an outspoken critic of the August 5, 2019 abrogation of Article 370. India on Monday denied a British lawmaker entry after she landed at […]

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Sedition case: Three engineering students from Kashmir re-arrested in Bengaluru

Sedition case: Three engineering students from Kashmir re-arrested in Bengaluru

By  Press Trust of India Hubballi: The three Kashmiri engineering students at a college here facing sedition charges were arrested again on Monday after protests broke out against the police for releasing them on execution of a bond under Section 169 of CrPC. The trio, students of a private engineering college, were arrested on Saturday […]

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Integrated farming viable option to bolster farmer economy: VC SKUAST-K

Integrated farming viable option to bolster farmer economy: VC SKUAST-K

Srinagar Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-K, Prof Nazir Ahmad on Sunday said that integrated farming was the most viable way to double income of farmers. VC said this while speaking as a Chief Guest at a start of 249 hours “Small Poultry Farmer and 200 hours Quality Seed Grower” Skill Development Training programs at KVK Budgam. District Development […]

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400 Mn Social Media Users Are Set To Lose Their Anonymity In India

400 Mn Social Media Users Are Set To Lose Their Anonymity In India

NEW YORK – Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok will have to reveal users’ identities if Indian government agencies ask them to, according to the country’s controversial new rules for social media companies and messaging apps expected to be published later this month. The requirement comes as governments around the world are trying to hold social media […]