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Srinagar Diary

The administration has designated sarpanchs as competent authority to issue permissions for residential complexes and houses in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

09 Feb 2022

J&K acid attack victim flown to Chennai hospital

A 24-year-old Srinagar woman who suffered injuries on eye in an acid attack last week was flown to Chennai for specialised treatment on Monday.

08 Feb 2022

Panel proposes 17 new Assembly seats in Jammu, 12 in Kashmir

The draft report has been rejected by all Kashmir-based parties including PDP, National Conference, Apni Party, and People’s Conference.

07 Feb 2022

Delimitation panel proposes major changes in Kashmir

The report, which was handed over to five associate members of J&K on Friday evening, has been outrightly rejected by the NC and the PDP.

06 Feb 2022

Dine at world’s largest igloo cafe

Snow-covered Gulmarg is now home to an igloo café whose owner claims it to be the largest of its kind in the world which can attend 40 customers at a time.

05 Feb 2022

'Arrested journalist Fahad Shah was wanted for glorifying militancy, spreading fake news': Kashmir Police

Fahad is the second journalist to be arrested by police in the last two months. Last month police arrested Sajad Gul, a trainee reporter at “The Kashmir Walla”. 

05 Feb 2022

Jammu and Kashmir district official on sit-in protest demanding jobs to locals

Pooja Thakur said she alongwith other DDC members barring opposition BJP members braving cold weather conditions are staging sit-ins for ensuring rights of local youth.

02 Feb 2022

24-year-old suffers eye injury in Jammu and Kashmir acid attack, one arrested

The girl, who hails from Eidgah area of downtown Srinagar, was rushed to SMHS hospital. One person was arrested.

02 Feb 2022

Top Jaish commander among five militants killed in twin gunfights in Jammu & Kashmir

The gunfights, which broke out on Saturday night, took place in Pulwama and Budgam districts of the Kashmir valley.

30 Jan 2022

J&K government takes over Kashmir Press Club, cancels land allotment

The move triggered anger among the journalist community as well as from a section of political parties.

18 Jan 2022

J&K receives investment proposals worth Rs 17,000 crore

According to J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, investment proposals worth Rs 17,000 crore were signed between the J&K government and well-known business groups.

17 Jan 2022

J&K government puts re-registration of Kashmir Press Club in abeyance

According to the government order, the re-registration of Kashmir Press Club has hereby been kept in abeyance till the receipt of the final report from the Additional District Magistrate of Srinagar.

15 Jan 2022

Blow for Kashmir tourism industry

Just when the tourism season in Kashmir was picking up, the surge in Covid-19 cases has again hit the tourism sector. Tourists are cancelling their bookings.

15 Jan 2022

Srinagar Diary

Winter vacation of doctors has been cancelled in view of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir.

13 Jan 2022

J&K government forms panel to decide on holiday for last king Maharaja Hari Singh’s birthday

Maharaja Hari Singh was born on September 23, 1895 in Jammu and died on April 26, 1961 in Mumbai. His son Karan Singh is J&K’s former Sadr-e-Riyasat and Governor.

12 Jan 2022

Hit by import of cheaper Iranian apples, J&K farmers seek PM help

“Several fruit traders have dumped Iranian apples arriving via Afghanistan and Dubai in the country.

11 Jan 2022

Media organisations seek release of Kashmiri scribe held by police

Various media groups have called for the release of young Kashmiri journalist Sajad Gul who is in police custody for allegedly spreading anti-government news. 

10 Jan 2022

Jammu and Kashmir inks six deals with global investors in Dubai

Addressing the Investors Summit, J&K Lt Governor Manoj Singh highlighted the strong business scenario in J&K.

08 Jan 2022

Jammu and Kashmir: Job scheme for outstanding sportspersons

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has rolled out a job scheme in gazette and non-gazetted cadres for outstanding sportspersons of the Union Territory. 

08 Jan 2022

Army gets land at two tourist places in Kashmir, parties protest

The move has evoked criticism from Kashmir-based parties which opposed the move of declaring lands at tourist destinations as “strategic areas” for use by armed forces.

07 Jan 2022

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