The state government is applying for the GI registration of the Khatumbandh ,Walnut wood carving,Paper mache,Namda and Pinjarkari to get their unique Kashmiri origin recognized internationally.
A team of scientists from Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana are working on a project to clone the famous pashmina goat.
J-K government has revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) of senior separatist leader Nayeem Khan and Hindu preacher Dinesh Bharti along with 18 other detenues.
After days of agitation and protest demonstrations,the state government employees were back to work as J-K govt approved Centre’s recommendations on sixth pay commission.
Army troops and police busted five hideouts in separate incidents in Jammu region and recovered 18 kgs of IED explosives.
Jammu and Kashmir government delayed the approval in the amendment bill of the states Right to Information act to make it at par with the Central act.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to go for the vote on account to meet the expenditure for the five months during the next year instead of full budget.
As employees across the state struck work to press for their demands,SMHS Hospital,the valley’s top General Hospital,got paralysed.
The Cancer Centre has just one medical physicist to cater to the nearly 100 cancer patients daily who have to receive radiation in the hospital.
One person was injured when unidentified men tossed a hand grenade towards a paramilitary forces bunker in Srinagar.
Foiling an attempt of supply of SIM cards to the militant outfits,state police have arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant from Batote.
The Director of SKIMS hospital,Dr Abdul Hamid Zargar has designated Joint Director of the hospital as Vigilance Officer and asked the practicing doctors to abide by law.
Once the hub of the cultural activities in the valley,Tagore Hall now lies in shambles a memorial to the apathy of the state towards art and culture.
Soiled bandages,polythene bags,dust,medicine cartons and cigarette packets decorate the floor. A beggar has set shop in the corridor outside the small dingy room which is the hospital’s emergency ward.
After record pilgrimage in January this year,Vaishno Devi pilgrimage has decreased during the month of February,so far.