1.26 lakh acres of land under illegal occupation in J&K

 Over 1.26 lakh acres of State land has been illegally occupied by various people in Jammu and Kashmir and only 187 acres have been retrieved, the government said today.

Scheme launched to train youths in Naxal-hit areas

Reaching out to youths in Naxal-hit areas, Centre on Friday launched a placement linked skill development scheme targeting 50,000 rural men and women, mostly tribals, in 24 worst affected districts.