He said that huge investment potential is there in sectors such as hydropower, pharmaceuticals, tourism and food.
Wireless subscription data released by TRAI shows that the region also recorded a sharp dive in its overall mobile subscriber base during August and September, shedding a net 2.58 lakh users.
The second conference will see Tamil Nadu as the sister state of Jammu and Kashmir UT, with both sides discussing their rivers, Cauvery and Jhelum, and how to rejuvenate the water bodies.
The direction came when senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad alleged that public transport vehicles were not allowed to ply in Jammu and Kashmir .
An official said that the three have been taken to the police station and incriminating materials recovered from them taken into records.
Pierce said that there are a lot of other issues going on in the world and each month the Presidency picks a few that are not routinely scheduled.
The shops and business establishments opened in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley in the morning till 10 am.
The state police chief said that it is not a new sight of non-locals being killed by terrorists and militants.
Markets were shut in Kargil town from Wednesday and a joint action committee, comprising political and religious groups, observed October 31 as a ‘black day’.
Murmu sworn in as J&K’s first Lt Governor; he needs to quickly address the sense of anger, betrayal and deceit within Kashmir
According to a senior government official, elections cannot be held anytime soon in the Valley and hence, the region has been put under Centre's rule.
MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar asserted that the views of MEPs reflected their understanding of ground realities and threat of terrorism in Kashmir.
The warrant of appointment of Murmu, a 1985 batch IAS officer from Gujarat, was read out by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam.
Top intelligence sources revealed that Pakistan's new objective of driving a deep wedge between 'non-Kashmiris' and Kashmiris.
The minister said that Sardar Vallabhai Patel was a towering personality, having made invaluable contributions towards building a modern and unified India.