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16-Jan-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases calendar of Giriraj Weekly

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur released the official calendar of Giriraj Weekly of Information and Public Relations Department here today.The Chief Minister said the Giriraj weekly played an important role in disseminating the policies and programmes of the...

16-Jan-2018 Mohali

Captain Amarinder Singh Announces MoU For Stpi Startup In Mohali

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today announced the signing of a MoU for setting up a Startup in STPI’s incubation centre in Mohali, where the state government has proposed India’s biggest government-supported Startup HubThe MoU has been signed...

16-Jan-2018 Shimla

SJVN donates One crore towards CMRF

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of rupees one crore by Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) towards Chief Minister's Relief Fund here today by its Chairman cum Chief Managing Director Nand Lal Sharma.Chief Minister while thanking the SJVN said...

16-Jan-2018 Shimla

Dr. Rachna Gupta takes oath as HPPSC member

Governor Acharya Devvrat administered oath of office and secrecy to Dr. Rachna Gupta as member of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission in a simple but impressive ceremony held at Raj Bhavan, today. Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur was also present on...

16-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

‘Happy Raikoti’ to present next mega-hit party song, ‘Peg Sheg’

Gone are the days when people were confined to one task, but now everybody believes multi-tasking is need of an hour. Everyone is experimenting with their skills in Punjabi music industry these days as a singer is a lyricist also, a lyricist is an actor as...

16-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Enjoy Healthy Snacking with Veggie Nachos from Cornitos

This Republic Day, celebrate the spirit of patriotism with your friends and family by enjoying the Veggie Nachos from Cornitos. The flagship brand of Greendot Health Foods Pvt Ltd., 250 grams packs of Tri Color Veggie Nachos will make this occasion more special....

16-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Center gives nod to Kishtwar Airstrip: Dr. Jitendra Singh

The Center government has given nod to establishment of an Airstrip in Kishtwar to enhance air connectivity in the district.The much awaited Kishtwar Airstrip aimed at to ensure regional connectivity on subsidized rates has got approval here today at a high...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Govt frames District Level Task Force to monitor e-PDS

Government has constituted District Level Task Force to implement end to end computerization and installation of Point of Sale devices under e-PDS project in the districts.On the direction of Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Unified Headquarters holds meet, CM chairs

The Unified Headquarters held its meeting here today with Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti in chair.The meeting took a review of the overall security scenario in the State including the situation obtaining in the areas along the borders.Deputy Chief Minister,...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Priya Sethi for encouraging rural sports in JK’s sports structure

Minister of State for Education, Tourism and Culture, Priya Sethi stressed on the need of encouraging rural sports like Kabaddi in state’s sports structure which has good potential and scope  in Jammu and Kashmir.The Minister was speaking during the inaugural...

16-Jan-2018 Pulwama

DDC Pulwama inaugurates free coaching prog for civil services

A 4-month  free coaching programme for civil services prelims cum mains -2018 was inaugurated by District Development Commissioner Pulwama here today.Speaking on the occasion District Development Commissioner Pulwama Ghulam Mohammad Dar said that...

16-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Dir Agriculture Kashmir reviews work on Saffron Park

Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi impressed upon the concerned officers & agencies to expedite  work on state of art and one of the largest saffron park in Asia to be completed at an estimated cost of Rupees 37 crore.While reviewing...

16-Jan-2018 Bandipora

Information Deptt organizes literary programme in Bandipora

District Information Centre Bandipora today organized an inter-district literary function here today in which various literary and cultural forums participated.Forums like Bazmi-i- Shabaan Bandipora, Halk-e-Adab Hajin, Literary Forum Bandipora, Majlis-i-shabaan...

16-Jan-2018 Bandipora

DDC B'pora reviews progress under CM’s commitments

District Development Commissioner Bandipora, Sajjad Hussain today convened a meeting to review the progress of various development works committed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti during her outreach programme and timelines fixed by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir,...

16-Jan-2018 Srinagar

DC inspects facilities available at CRC Srinagar

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Tuesday visited the Composite Regional Centre (CRC) here to inspect the facilities available for the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities there.During his visit, the DC interacted with the patients...

16-Jan-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews R-Day celebration arrangements

To review the arrangements for ensuing Republic Day- 2018 celebrations, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz here today.Senior Superintendent of Police Shopian, Shriram Ambarkar,  Additional...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Justice Masoodi meets Governor

Justice Hasnain Masoodi, Chairperson, Selection-cum-Oversight Committee, Juvenile Justice Act, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Justice Masoodi briefed Governor about the progress so far achieved and the constitution of 22 Juvenile...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Vice-Chairman JKPCC meets Governor

Khalid Jehangir, Vice-Chairman, J&K Projects Construction Corporation Ltd (JKPCC), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Jehangir briefed the Governor about the functioning of the Corporation and the steps being taken to supply...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Prof. Bhasin meets Governor

Prof. Anju Bhasin, Vice-Chancellor of the Cluster University of Jammu, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor observed that the successful functioning of the Jammu and Kashmir Cluster Universities would significantly augment the...

16-Jan-2018 Srinagar

India heading towards Hindu Rashtra and fascism : Syed Ali Geelani

India is heading towards Hindu Rashtra and fascism, said Syed Ali Geelani, saying that recent statement of BJP leader Surinder Singh ,serves as an eye-opener and a big blow for all pro-Indian parties and their local henchmen.Commenting over the recent statement...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Kashmir private hospitals putting patients’ lives at risk: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday said private hospitals in Kashmir valley lack facilities and staff to deal with emergencies.That is putting lives of patients at risk,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communique.Private hospitals do not...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Congress legislator accuses PDP Minister of corruption

After being accused of indulging in corruption in the implementation of a centrally-sponsored scheme, Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development minister Abdul Haq Khan offered to resign from the cabinet. The Minister was confronted by Congress legislator Viqar Rasool...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Discussion on budget continues in Upper House

Several members of Upper House participated in discussion on Budget 2018-2019 on second day today and gave their valuable suggestions.   Participating in the debate, Ajat Shatru Singh, appreciated the government for presenting the people friendly budget...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

E-studio, mega seed unit at SKUAST-J: Chairman constitutes House panel

Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today announced to form a House Committee to enquire into the alleged lapses in setting up of e-studio and mega seed unit in the SKUAST-J. The Chairman made the announcement while intervening during...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Rs 3 cr released for upgradation of NTPHC Pahalgam : Bali Bhagat

Minister for Health & Medical Education Bali Bhagat today informed the Legislative Council that government has released Rs 3 crore for up-gradation of NTPHC Pahalgam.He said that the funds have been provided under National Health Mission (NHM) but work on...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

3263.46 MW power potential being tapped from 3 rivers : Asiea Naqash

Minister of State for Power, Housing and Urban Development, Asiea Naqash, while replying to a question of Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, informed that over 3263.46 MW power has so far been harnessed against 16475 MW potential of three major rivers of state as assessed...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

SMAS assistance being provided online : Sajad Gani Lone

 Minister for Social Welfare, ARI & Trainings and Science & Technology Sajad Gani Lone informed the House that the cash assistance under State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS) is being credited directly into the individual bank accounts of the beneficiaries.Replying...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

No burden of enhanced rates on BPL families : Ch. Zulfkar Ali

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali informed the House that the enhancement of rates of foodgrains has not put any burden on the BPL households as they continue to get the ration on highly subsidized rates. He said after...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

Ladakh students witness LA proceedings

A group of students from Ladakh including Leh and Kargil witnessed the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly. Speaker, J&K, Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta welcomed the students in the House. He hoped that students will learn many new things...

16-Jan-2018 Jammu

PMDP size Rs 82453 cr : Haseeb Drabu

Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu informed the House that as on date the estimated size of the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) is Rs 82453 crore and the projects instituted under this package are at different stages of execution.The Minister...

16-Jan-2018 Patiala

Patiala Guy Rahul Kapoor debut in Bollywood with Vodka Diaries

Smart Guy from Patiala Punjab Rahul Kapoor is making his bollywood debut with action thriller Movie Vodka Diaries. His hard work paid off that took him to another level of success.  Rahul Kapoor is sharing screen with one of the best actors in the Bollywood...

15-Jan-2018

Prime Minister of Israel calls on the President

His Excellency Mr Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 15, 2018).Welcoming the Israeli Prime Minister, the President said that his visit to India is...

15-Jan-2018

Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore unveils the Khelo India Anthem

In an endeavor to encourage mass participation and promote excellence in sports, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports here today unveiled the Khelo India Anthem Commencing on January 31, 2018, the Khelo India School Games will be the first programme...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Exports rise in December, so does trade deficit

India's exports grew to $27.03 billion in December 2017 from $26.19 billion in November 2017 and $24.05 billion during the corresponding month of the previous year, official data showed on Monday.According to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, exports during...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Education a solution to terrorism, global warming : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the solution to the menace of terrorism and global warming will be found through education only."The time has come when all Education Ministers put their heads together to assure the country that they...

15-Jan-2018 centurion

S. Africa reach 90/2 after Kohli lifts India to 307 on Day 3

South Africa reached 90/2 in their second innings after bowling out India's first outing for 307 runs on the third day of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Monday.AB de Villiers (50) and Dean Elgar (36) were at the crease for South Africa,...

15-Jan-2018 trTripoli

Gunmen attack Libya international airport, kill 3

A group on Monday attacked Libya's Tripoli International Airport with heavy weapons, killing three people and injuring several others."The criminal militia known as Bashir al-Baqarah and all the criminals wanted by the Deterrent Force attacked the International...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

On 70th Army Day, India remembers martyrs, warns Pakistan

The 70th Army Day was celebrated across the country on Monday, with top political leaders and famous personalities paying tribute to troops who made the ultimate sacrifice and Army chief General Bipin Rawat sending out a strong warning to Pakistan on its...

15-Jan-2018 Baghdad

36 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombings

At least 36 persons were killed and 91 others injured in twin suicide attacks in Baghdad early on Monday, medical sources told Efe news agency.The deadly attack, which was the bloodiest of its type to hit Iraq since February 2017, rocked Sahet al-Tayaran...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Army Chief warns Pakistan, talks about caution on northern border

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday sent out a warning to Pakistan that India will scale up action if Islamabad continues supporting terror and infiltration of militants, while also stressing on the need to secure the northern border along China.On the...

15-Jan-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Gurugram guzzles over 4 lakh beer cans, 1.24 lakh liquor bottles daily

Gurugram - the Millennium City, on an average, consumes over four lakh beer cans and nearly 1.24 lakh bottles of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) and country liquor (CL) daily through authorised vends, according to Haryana government data.And this figure does...

15-Jan-2018 Panaji

Investigate PM aide's visit to CJI, says Congress

The BJP is in turmoil following the press conference by the Supreme Court's four senior judges last week and its measure can be gauged by Prime Minister's chief aide's hurried visit to the Chief Justice of India's residence, a Congress leader said on Monday."To...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Now backup, restore Truecaller contacts to Google Drive

Popular communication app Truecaller on Monday launched "Truecaller Backup" feature for Android devices which allows users to backup and restore their contacts, call history, block list and settings to Google Drive."'Truecaller Backup' has been one of the most...

15-Jan-2018 Srinagar

G.A. Mir for immediate construction of Tunnels

Describing much awaited construction of Kapran Desa and  Sadhana Top Tunnel (Karnah) as important projects benefitting people directly, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir urged upon both State and Centre Govt to take immediate...

15-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Downtown turned into a military fortress : AAC

Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) has expressed serious concern over the launch of cordon and search operations (CASO), door to door searches and unleashing of a “reign of terror” in downtown areas of Sher-i-Khaas after a gap of 17 years, saying...

15-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Uproar in assembly over army chief’s remarks, NC stages walkout

Uproar witnessed in the lower house of the J&K Legislative Assembly on Tuesday over the recent remarks of Army chief General Bipin Rawat on schools in the state.According to GNS correspondent, the opposition MLA and senior National Conference (NC) leader...

15-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

SAD condemns Manpreet Badal for lying on sacred occasion of Maghi

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today condemned finance minister Manpreet Badal for lying on the sacred occasion of Maghi at Muktsar by stating the Congress government had fulfilled 128 out of 428 promises made by it and asked him to specify the promises as...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates IWDRI 2018

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) here today. The two-day workshop is being organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Integrate public art in Delhi's development plan: Hardeep Singh Puri

As the government envisages to develop Delhi as a world-class city, it is time to make public art an essential component of town planning, Union Minister of State for Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday."When we have resolved to further develop...

15-Jan-2018 Jammu

Several legislators meet Chief Minister, raise demands, seek redressal

Several legislators today met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.The legislators apprised the Chief Minister about the developmental pace in their areas and brought many of the issues into her notice.The legislators who met Mehbooba Mufti included...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari attends 65th meeting of CABE

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today put across an in-depth account of education sector   requirements of Jammu and Kashmir here at the 65th meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE).The Meeting was chaired by Union...

15-Jan-2018 Jammu

Imran Raza Ansari calls for developing Sports culture among youth

Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports, Imran Raza Ansari today attended the valedictory event of North Zone Inter University Table Tennis Tournament organized by Directorate of Sports and Physical Education University...

15-Jan-2018 Gandhinagar

VHP protests against Togadia's 'arrest' in Ahmedabad

A group of around 50 VHP workers on Monday created a ruckus at a police station in Ahmedabad, alleging that the police, in connivance with their Rajasthan counterparts, have arrested their President Pravin Togadia in connection with a 10-year-old murder...

15-Jan-2018 Kolkata

BJP's two-wheeler rally resumes amid opposition by Trinamool

The two-wheeler rally by Bharatiya Janata Party's youth wing resumed from the city on Monday after being stalled for two days by the court following the clashes between the rallyists and activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress activists on Friday.However,...

15-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Records are meant to be broken : Salman Khan

After setting the cash counters ringing and registering a collection of Rs 325.71 crore nett in India with "Tiger Zinda Hai", superstar Salman Khan hopes many more movies create records for Bollywood for the industry to flourish.According to "Tiger Zinda Hai"...

15-Jan-2018 Maharashtra

'21 Sarfarosh...' cast celebrates Army Day with soldiers

The cast and crew of "21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897" celebrated Army Day on Monday with soldiers of the Sikh regiment of the Indian Army.Actors Mohit Raina and Mukul Dev personally took the soldiers of the Sikh regiment on a tour of the set in Amgaon, where...

15-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Easing inflation, Q3 earnings optimism lift Nifty50 to 10,700-mark

Domestic macro-economic data indicating easing inflation, coupled with an optimism surrounding quarterly corporate earnings, pushed the key Indian equity indices to record high levels, with the NSE Nifty50 index crossing the 10,700-mark for the first time.The...

15-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Jacqueline Fernandez begins 'Allah duhai hai' song shoot

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has started shooting for the song "Allah duhai hai", a track repeated in instalments of the "Race" franchise.Jacqueline, who was also part of "Race 2", has started filming for the track for "Race 3", read a statement.The actress,...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Haryana a crime hub under Khattar : Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Monday condemned the rape of three girls in Haryana and said the state has become a "crime hub" under the Khattar government.The Mahila Congress will lead a delegation to Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki and also meet other authorities...

15-Jan-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerje urges people to extend cooperation to businessmen

Inaugurating the Rs 800 crore cement plant of JSW Group in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to people to "extend cooperation" to industries and treat businessmen as their "family members" so that industrialists...

15-Jan-2018 Bhubaneswar

50,000 artistes to get pension in Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a monthly pension of Rs 1,200 for 50,000 artistes in the state.Currently, 4,000 artistes are getting Rs 1,000 pension under Mukhya Mantri Kalakara Sahayata Yojana. The state government has now enhanced...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Lower food prices pull December WPI inflation to a three-month low

Lower food prices pulled India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to a three-month low of 3.58 per cent in December, official data showed on Monday.As per data furnished by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Wholesale Price Index...

15-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Music has always been my religion: Benny Dayal

Singer Benny Dayal, whose new romantic single "Sunwai" released on Monday, says music has always been his religion."Music has always been my religion. It's one thing that keeps me going in life. ‘Sunwai' is a lovely romantic track and one of the finest love...

15-Jan-2018 Lucknow

Two women killed in UP hospital fire

Two women patients were killed on Monday in a fire in a private hospital in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Both victims were from Budayun district and were identified as Mamta and Raj Bala.ll other patients and their attendants were rescued. The...

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