Tourism Deptt to frame guidelines for adventure activities

Tourism Deptt to frame guidelines for adventure activities

SRINAGAR:  To facilitate adventure tourism in the State, the department of tourism is in the process of finalizing the first ever guidelines for adventure activities being carried out by various agencies.   The guidelines envisage registration of the Adventure Tour Operators, granting them proper permission for carrying out adventure activities, minimum requirements needed including equipment, safety […]

India, Pakistan agree for ‘treaty mandated tours’ of both sides in Indus basin

India, Pakistan agree for ‘treaty mandated tours’ of both sides in Indus basin

  New Delhi/Islamabad: The 115th meeting of the India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) was held in Lahore in Pakistan and “both sides agreed” to undertake the Treaty mandated tours of both the Indus Commissioners in Indus basin. “Both the countries agreed to undertake the Treaty mandated tours of both the Indus Commissioners in Indus basin […]

SAC approves amendment in JK Forest Act-1987

SAC approves amendment in JK Forest Act-1987

SRINAGAR: The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of  Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the proposed amendment in the J&K Forest Act, 1987, to facilitate cultivation, harvesting, transportation, trade and processing of bamboo which has an important role in the rural economy.   The amendment will boost and encourage the […]

China announces new measures to bolster real economy

China announces new measures to bolster real economy

Beijing: China has decided to roll out a raft of measures to bolster its economy, with the goal of reducing the tax burden on businesses by more than 45 billion yuan (6.61 billion US dollars) this year. The new policy support will include tax reductions for factories affected by capacity cuts and money-hungry small and […]

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

Srinagar:  No Friday prayers were allowed in the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where curfew-like restrictions remained imposed for the second day in view of strike called by separatists against alleged attempts being made to abrogate Article 35-A. Official sources told UNI that restrictions under Section 144 of CrPc has been imposed within the […]

SAC approves Group Mediclaim Insurance Policy for all Govt employees

SAC approves Group Mediclaim Insurance Policy for all Govt employees

Srinagar: In a major decision, the State Administrative Council (SAC) has approved sanction to the implementation of the Group Mediclaim Insurance Policy for all state government employees from October 1, 2018, for a period of one year and extendable annually for three years, based on claim settlement ratio and satisfactory performance of the Insurer. The SAC, […]

Ultrasound clinic of Kidney Hospital Sonwar sealed

The District Appropriate Authority Srinagar under PC&PNDT Act, 2002 along with National inspection and monitoring team (NIMC) today sealed the ultra sound clinic of Kidney Hospital Sonwar for violation of PC&PNDT Act, 2002. The seizure memo was issued on spot. Under the PC&PNDT Act, 2002 the sex selection/ determination is prohibited. under section 18 (i) […]

People kill rabid dog after biting 21 people in Kulgam

People kill rabid dog after biting 21 people in Kulgam

Srinagar: Locals from Bugam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district put a mad dog to death after it bit 21 pedestrians in broad day light on Friday.   Eyewitnesses said that shortly after the culmination of Friday prayers, a mad dog emerged in Bugam market and started biting people at random. They said victims including […]

Power shutdown in Jammu

Power shutdown in Jammu

JAMMU: To carry out the reconductoring work of 33 KV line from receiving station Bantalab to receiving station Roop Nagar, the shutdown of 33 KV Thathar-Bantalab tap line and 11 KV feeders is being observed.   During the shutdown, the power supply to Bantalab, Radio Station, CRPF, Laxmipuram, Chinore, Exchange, AYUSH  Hospital, Keran, Rajinder Nagar, […]

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