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BJP targets Congress, NC leaders over Roshni scam in J&K
National News, State News

BJP targets Congress, NC leaders over Roshni scam in J&K

New Delhi: Accusing Congress and National Conference leaders of encroaching large tracts of government and forest land in Jammu and Kashmir, senior BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday demanded a thorough probe into the alleged ‘Roshni scam’. He said that names of several top politicians, including NC leader Farooq Abdullah and former state ministers from the Congress and the NC have come to the fore for allegedly benefiting from the Roshni Act, which has since been struck down by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. The Jammu and Kashmir State Land (Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants) Act, 2001 is also known as the Roshni Act. “There was a conscious loot by powerful people of forest land and getting benefits under the Roshni Act, which has been...
Ban Toll Plaza Gunfight: DGP Rewards Joint Party
State News

Ban Toll Plaza Gunfight: DGP Rewards Joint Party

Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Monday presented prizes to the personnel who were part of the Ban Toll Plaza gunfight. The DGP complimented the Police, and security agencies for clean and successful operation at Ban Toll Plaza saying said that the response to the militant activity was very quick and adequate. He said that with the collective efforts and good understanding between J&K Police and other security agencies, a cross-border tunnel had been detected in Samba district. Singh also sought reports from the field officers and personnel regarding the safety gears and other requirement and assured that highlighted requirements would be redressed on priority.  He said that shields already issued in Kashmir valley would also be provided to the ...
Webinar for Digital Business & Investment organised in Jammu
Business, Job Updates, State News

Webinar for Digital Business & Investment organised in Jammu

Jammu: A webinar was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Government in association with D K Bakshi Founder and Director, Global Kashmiri Pandit Business Foundation (GKPBF) to serve as a platform for the first-ever Digital Business and Investor meet. The Webinar was chaired by Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lt Governor and attended by  Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Commissioner Secretary, Industry & Commerce Department and  Anoo Malhotra, Director Industries & Commerce, Jammu. The speakers primarily belonged to IT, manufacturing, Wellness & Hospitality sectors and suggested that the first opportunity to set up Industries should be given to the local population of J&K who have shifted to other parts of the world since they have a sense of belongingness and are ...
CGM NABARD and Director CSIR-IIIM meets Lt Governor
State News

CGM NABARD and Director CSIR-IIIM meets Lt Governor

SRINAGAR: Sh. R.K Srivastava, Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) today called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha at the Raj Bhavan here. The CGM briefed the Lt Governor about various ways in which NABARD is providing support under RIDF to the UT government for developing rural infrastructure. It was further informed that this year NABARD focused on strengthening of Agri-Marketing, Post-Harvest Management and Irrigation Infrastructure and with a view to address the issue of improving farmer’s income, NABARD is currently providing support to 17 FPOs in the UT mainly for mushroom, dairy, vegetable, rice, honey, medicinal plant and carpets. Moreover, support is also being provided through Watershed Development Funds and Tribal Developmen...