Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Media Reactions on J&K's New Chief Minister
Mehbooba Mufti, president of the People's Democratic Party, took the oath as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday 4 April 2016, thereby ending 11 weeks of political uncertainty. Twenty three ministers were sworn in alongside Ms. Mufti. Read how the media reacted to her swearing in. Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Govt Has No Data On Pandits Who Returned To Valley
Date: 30 May 2016
At a time when the government appears to be working on the return of Pandits on war footing, the assembly was told on Saturday that the government has no data on the number of migrant Pandit families that have returned to their native places in the Valley. The details are still being collected, compiled and verified in order to arrive at factually correct data, the government said in reply to a question by MLA Langate and patron Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) Er Rashid in Assembly.
[courtesy: Kashmir Reader]
2016 News Archives
Forest and Agriculture departments organizes awareness camps at Chatroo
Chatroo, May 24: In order to aware the people about the importance of agriculture and forests in human life, Forest and Agriculture Division of Kishtwar District today organized forest and agriculture awareness camps at Chatroo in Kishtwar District. Continue to Message Board