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
Ensure Safety Of Kashmiri Youth
Date: 27 May 2016
Jammu and Kashmir government asked other states to ensure safety and security of Kashmiri youth and businessmen, and suggested nomination of nodal officers for the purpose as done by NCT of Delhi. Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary B R Sharma made the plea to his counterparts of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, NCT of Delhi and UT of Chandigarh at a meeting of Northern Zonal Council (NZC) in Srinagar. Sharma 'sought cooperation of the respective state governments in ensuring safety and security of Kashmiri youth and businessmen travelling to various parts of the country.
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