The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved an annual credit action plan of Rs 4,589 crore for Srinagar district for the fiscal year 2014-15. The decision was taken at a meeting attended by senior officers of various financial institutions and district administration here on Wednesday, a spokesman said.
Trade over the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir failed to resume on Thursday as no goods trucks arrived at the crossing point from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), but it reopened in Jammu with nine vehicles crossing over.
The Haryana government on Wednesday said it would hike the financial grant in awards for ex-servicemen.
A British Sikh man has become a "crorepati" overnight after he won the 250,000-pound jackpot on a television game show in London. Roop Singh became the seventh contestant to win the prize (about Rs 2.59 crore) and only the second male to clock the impressive feat on Channel 4's popular 'Deal or No Deal' show.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal here on Tuesday advised his Delhi counterpart and Aam Aadmi Party chief, Arvind Kejriwal, to bring administrative reforms in Delhi on the lines of those in Punjab.
Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday upped the ante against CM Parkash Singh Badal, asking him to clarify if he had met a union minister in Delhi before going into hiding ahead of Operation Bluestar.
Inaugurating the fourth Rajiv Gandhi Gold Cup Football Tournament here on Monday, minister for sports of Jammu and Kashmir Taj Mohi-ud-Din said promotion of sports was important for society.
A "high danger" avalanche warning was on Tuesday issued in several areas near the Line of Control in Kashmir Valley.
Hitting out at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for calling leaders corrupt "without any proof", yoga guru Ramdev here on Saturday said the Aam Aadmi Party leader who had set out to cleanse the system had "lost his way".
Police here on Saturday morning claimed that a militant was killed in an overnight gunbattle in Pulwama district near here.
There was slight respite from the cold wave in Kashmir Valley on Saturday as the minimum temperature rose in most places. The minimum temperature in Srinagar was -3.3°Celsius (C), same as the previous night, an official of the meteorological department here said.
Threatening to launch an agitation against Rahul Gandhi, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) on Friday gave a 72-hour ultimatum to the Congress leader to reveal the names of party men allegedly involved in 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
For the first time, 40 vintage cars and 10 motorcycles from India will cross into Pakistan next month for a motor rally that would be joined by an equal number of vehicles from Pakistan as part of a "friendship drive".
Four people were sentenced to five-year imprisonment by a local court in the kidney scam unearthed by the Punjab Police in 2002.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said it was "wrong to compare Godhra riots to the 1984 carnage", saying what happened in Gujarat was a result of a "clash" between two communities, while the "carnage" of Sikhs was carried out by the-then ruling Congress at the Centre.
The shooting of Shahid Kapoor-starrer 'Haider' had to be stopped temporarily for some time following protests by local residents in Anantnag district of Kashmir on Thursday.
After Rahul Gandhi's speaking on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in a rare television interview, the government on Friday attempted damage control by saying the episode was "extremely sad and unfortunate" but Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had apologised several times for it already.
The Delhi high court has issued notices to Bharatiya Janata Party MP Anurag Thakur, his brother and nine media houses in connection with news reports on the controversy related to the link between an entrepreneur and Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh.
Britain is set to scrap a ban on turbans at high-risk workplaces next week, a move that some Sikh groups see as a "sweetener" to deal with the fallout of the Margaret Thatcher government's alleged role in Operation Bluestar in 1984.
A Sikh rights group wants All India Congress Committee president Sonia Gandhi to depose before a US court in a human rights violation lawsuit filed against her after she informed the court that she had not visited the US in September 2013 and was not served summons in the case.