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Agriculture mess in J&K, crores embezzled

Agriculture mess in J&K, crores embezzled

March 21: In what could be termed as another major scam, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has found innumerable instances of under-performance, irregularities, incorrect utilisation certificates and parking of money in personal accounts in the audit of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) being implemented in the Jammu and Kashmir. According to the report

HC allows private persons to open chemist shops in govt hospitals

March 21:In a Public Interest Litigation seeking implementation of Jan Aushadhi Scheme, a Division Bench of State High Court comprising Chief Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar and Justice Tashi Rabstan observed that the poor section of the society suffers due to the higher costs of medicines available in the market. The Union government in 2008 launched

National Highway sinks near Batote, traffic suspended

Continuous rainfall since last 4 days resulting in landslides and shooting stones at several places besides sinking of road near Dak Bungalow Batote last evening forced authorities to suspend traffic on both National Highways. Torrential rains since last four days has literally paralysed the life in whole Chenab Valley as all the roads are closed

Committed to Agenda of Alliance: Jaitley

Bharatiya Janata Party is fully committed to agenda of governance in Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. Speaking about the discussions held at the National Executive meet here, Jaitley talked about the government formation issue in Kashmir as well as the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row. On Jammu and Kashmir, he