While he has made it clear that he would like to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Faesal has not joined any political party so far.
The panel will monitor the works executed by different agencies, including public health engineering, power development department and engineering wing of the School Education Department and to ensure completion of works by February 28.
The Goods and Services Tax has had a "negative" effect on tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, a parliamentary panel has noted, adding the Centre should reconsider the indirect tax regime on tourism-related activities in the northern state.
The terror infrastructure in Pakistan remains intact and around 160 terrorists are waiting across the Line of Control (LoC) to infiltrate into Indian territory, a senior Army officer said.
The Indian Air Force is "very much alive" to emerging threats that could arise in the Indo Pacific region, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said, and asserted that his force was prepared to deal with any challenge to protect India's national interests.
The BJP hit back at former J&K CM Omar Abdullah saying the government was not in talks with the Taliban in any form.
A Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has questioned the Centre's participation in a dialogue on Afghanistan in the presence of Taliban representatives while holding no talks with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand on Diwali, sources in the government said.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said that the state administration will try to create an atmosphere for holding talks with stakeholders in the next four to six months.