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20-Jan-2019 Bathinda

HPCL organised Cylothon for health awareness in city

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas through PCRA and The PSU oil companies have been organizing Oil and Gas Conservation Fortnight since 1991 throughout the country to focus special attention with objective of creating mass awareness of importance of conservation...

20-Jan-2019 Barnala

“I have decided to say ‘no’ to booze for good’ : Bhagwant Mann

“I have taken a solemn vow to say ‘no’ to booze for good in the presence of my mother. From today onwards, I shall devote my precious time 24X7 for the cause of the people of Punjab”, senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Sangrur Member of Parliament...

20-Jan-2019 Mendhar (Poonch)

Dogra Swabhimaan Sangathan gets Rousing reception at Mendhar

Ch Lal Singh former Cabinet Minister and Ex MP along with a team of DSS addressed a mammoth gathering at Mendhar. While addressing the gathering Ch Lal Singh President DSS said the time has come to decide the fate of Jammu and the people of the Jammu will...

20-Jan-2019 Kargil

CEC Kargil visits Zanskar Sarai, Leh

Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan along with the Executive Councillor for Zanskar Affairs Er Punchoq Tashi today visited Zanskar Sarai at Leh and met the relatives of the deceased who lost their lives in the avalanche incident...

20-Jan-2019 Chandigarh/ SBS Nagar

JAC Delegation met Social Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot

A delegation of Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Unaided Colleges of Punjab met Social welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot recently under the leadership of Chairman, JAC, Sh. Ashwani Sekhri.On the one hand JAC thanked Dharamsot for the landmark decisions...

19-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Ropar Police unearths Army recruitment scam in Punjab

In a major breakthrough, Ropar Police has arrested five persons for their alleged involvement in a state wide Army recruitment scam.Disclosing this here today, the official spokesperson disclosed that the Police has recovered 29 Aadhar cards, fake documents...

19-Jan-2019 Ludhiana

Ravi Kumar clinches it for Haryana Hammers

The 2018 World U23 Championships silver medallist Haryana Hammers’ Ravi Kumar defeated the experienced Sandeep Tomar of MP Yodha in the men’s 57kg category 10-1 to give his team their second win in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 currently underway...

19-Jan-2019 Nabha

Mera Pind, Mera Vikas (Village Jindalpur)

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19-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Prime Minister of Czech Republic Calls on The President

Andrej Babis, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 19, 2019).Welcoming the Czech Prime Minister to India, the President fondly remembered his own visit to the Czech...

19-Jan-2019 Silvassa (Dadra & Nagar Haveli)

Narendra Modi visits Silvassa in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today inaugurated and laid the Foundation Stone for several development projects at Silvassa in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.He laid foundation Stone of Medical College in Sayli, Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Prime Minister released...

19-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Remove the stigma attached to disability : M Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu has called for recognising the valuable human assets we have in people with disabilities and stressed the need for removing the stigma attached to disability.He said it was important that as a society we stand...

19-Jan-2019 Gujarat

Narendra Modi concludes his visit to Gujarat

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated L& T Armoured Systems Complex in Hazira to the nation today. He also visited the Complex and showed keen interest in the innovative spirit behind the project. Prime Minister also laid foundation stone of Nirali...

19-Jan-2019 Chanarthan Kallan

Mera Pind, Mera Vikas Village Chanarthan Kallan

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19-Jan-2019 Gool (Ramban)

Mega projects sanctioned for Chenab valley districts: Dr. Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today said that development of hilly and for flung areas of country including North Eastern...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

Kewal Kumar Sharma visits Keediyan-Gandiyal bridge, AIIMS site

Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today visited Keediyan-Gandiyal bridge site in Kathua and inspected the arrangements being made for the inaugural event of the said bridge by Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari on January 22,...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

Horticulture Department organises ‘Horti Vision-2019’

Department of Horticulture today organized a divisional level mega event Horti Vision 2019 here to motivate and aware the farmers about the various horticulture crops and use of new technologies in improving the produce.The Horti Vision Mela was inaugurated by ...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

J&K Govt plans promotion of Seri-Tourism

Sericulture and Tourism Departments have worked out a comprehensive plan to introduce Seri-Tourism in the State as a joint venture to promote both the sectors for enhancing the livelihood opportunities.This was stated in a meeting held here today under the chairmanship...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation of J&K Sikh Youth organization meets Governor

A delegation of J&K Sikh Youth organization led by its Chairman S. Amanjeet Singh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Highlighting some issues particularly pertaining to Sikh Community, the delegation demanded early installation...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation from Kargil meets Governor

A delegation from Kargil district led by Sh. Vikram Randhawa MLC, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation projected a charter of demands which include Divisional Status to Ladakh; retendering of Zoji La tunnel; early completion...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

SKUAST-TAJ delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology  Teaching Association Jammu (SKUAST-TAJ), led by its President Dr. Vikas Sharma, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation requested...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation of Sarpanchs from Paddar meets Governor

A delegation of Sarpanchs from Paddar area of Kishtwar District led by Sh. Sunil Sharma, former Minister and Ex-MLA, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation expressed their gratitude to Governor for sanctioning of Degree...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

SMC Corporators’ delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Corporators of  Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) led by Sheikh Mohammad Imran, Deputy Mayor,  SMC, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation apprised Governor about various developmental issues...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

G M Saroori meets Governor

G. M. Saroori, former Minister and Ex-MLA, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Saroori apprised Governor about the developmental scenario of Inderwal Constituency. Sh. Saroori requested Governor for opening of Degree College at...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation of Ladakh Muslim Coordination Committee Leh meets Governor

A delegation of Ladakh Muslim Coordination Committee Leh led by Dr. Abdul Qayoom, President, Anjuman-e-Moinul Islam Leh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation projected a charter of demands to Governor which include delimitation/re-organization...

19-Jan-2019 Srinagar

IISM completes 2nd Ski Course in Gulmarg

Indian Institute of Skiing & Mountaineering (IISM) at Gulmarg completed its second ski course today in which 80 students from various parts of the country including many from Kashmir participated. A graduation ceremony was held at IISM in which Gen AK Bhat...

19-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, more expected in coming days

Kashmir received the fresh spell of snowfall starting of Friday evening. The MeT department had already predicted heavy spell of snow fall from 19 onwards in Kashmir.Air traffic and road traffic continue to be affected pertaining to snowfall on regular intervals...

19-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Khardungla avalanche: Two more bodies recovered

The Khardungla Rescue Operations re-commenced at first light today to search for the missing five civilians who were buried under an avalanche on 18 January near Khardungla Top .Rescue teams from the Fire & Fury Corps, mustered from the Base Camp and...

19-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Day after grenade attack, CASO launched in Lal Chowk

A joint Cordon and Search (CASO) has been launched by the forces and police in the commercial Hub Lal Chowk area of Srinagar.The search comes a day after the grenade attack took place in the locality, which left a vehicle and windowpanes of some shops...

19-Jan-2019 Shimla

H.P Cabinet decisions

The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to implement compensation scheme for women victims/survivors of sexual assault/other crimes-2018 to provide compensation to the women who had...

19-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation of Sarpanchs from Turtuk meets Governor

A delegation of Sarpanchs from Turtuk (Nobra) area led by Ghulam Hussain, Social Activist, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation expressed their gratitude for the free, fair and peaceful conduct of  Panchayat elections...

19-Jan-2019 Kolkata

BJP dividing people on religious lines : Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah today while speaking at the united opposition rally organised by TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee said that "i am a Muslim and I love India, my country".He said, “It is not the question of ousting any single person (Prime...

19-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti calls on Rajnath Singh, Seeks release of Shahid-ul- Islam

Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday called home minister Rajnath Singh and sought an ‘early release’ of jailed Hurriyat (M) spokesman Shahid ul Islam.Taking to social networking site Twitter, Mehbooba wrote: “Have spoken with HM requesting...

19-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Manpreet Singh Badal inaugurates 25th Punjabi Parvasi Divas

A nation is not defined by geography and topography but by the character of the people. Punjab has such great characters who gave supreme sacrifice for their motherland. Land of this country is so fertile and it gave birth to brave sons who choose death...

19-Jan-2019 Bangalore

Offbeat destination near Banglore for a short trip

Bangalore is a very crowded area, but even if you want to spend your weekends peacefully, then there are a few of the places that could be considered a good option. Here is a list of some offbeat destinations near Bangalore, which are ideal for short trips. If...

18-Jan-2019 Panchkula

Sakshi helps Delhi Sultans win first tie of PWL-4

Rio Games bronze medallist Sakshi Malik won the low-scoring decider against Asian Championships gold medallist Navjot Kaur to give Delhi Sultans their first win of Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 which is currently underway at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Launch window for Chandravaan-2 is March 25 - April 30 : Dr K Sivan

The launch window for Chandravaan-2 is March 25 - April 30 this year, said Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Dr K Sivan, while addressing a press conference here today. He said that ISRO has planned 32 missions this year. Elaborating on...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Government promoting trade potential of Northeast: Dr Jitendra Singh

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said here today that the Government is keenly promoting the trade potential...

18-Jan-2019 Gujarat

Mansukh Mandaviya completes 3rd Day of Pad Yatra in Gujarat

Mansukh Mandaviya,  Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Chemicals & Fertilizers completed the third day of his 150 km  Pad Yatra today.  The Yatra began at Mayadhar in  Bhavnagar district of Gujarat early...

18-Jan-2019 Kolkata

Nation wants new government, new Prime Minister in 2019 : Akhilesh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said the nation wants a new government at the Centre and is waiting for a new Prime Minister to take over.Remarking that people from all sections of society are in distress in the Narendra Modi regime,...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani dares Rahul to repeat 'anti-India' slogan

Days after Congress leader Kapil Sibal questioned the need for a sedition law, Union Minister Smriti Irani dared his party President Rahul Gandhi to repeat the slogan 'Bharat tere tukde honge" in public."The Congress President publicly stood with such forces...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Government will again miss fiscal deficit target : P. Chidambaram

Claiming that the Narendra Modi government's efforts during its remaining tenure cannot revive the "perilous condition" of the Indian economy, former Union Minister and Congress veteran P. Chidambaram on Friday said the Centre might not able to achieve its set...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Modi deal gifted Dassault Rs 186 crore more per Rafale : P. Chidambaram

The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of compromising national security in the Rafale deal by "denying" to the IAF 90 aircraft it desperately needed and "gifted" Dassault Rs 186 crore more per aircraft at the cost of the public exchequer...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

No tie up with Congress in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana : Gopal Rai

The Aam Aadmi Party, which has been giving mixed signals on the chances of an alliance with the Congress, on Friday finally ruled out any such possibility in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab, saying the Congress is not thinking for the nation.Speaking to the media,...

18-Jan-2019 Washington

Donald Trump hits back at Pelosi, cancels her foreign trip

In a tit-for-tat move, US President Donald Trump cancelled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to three countries, a day after she angered Republicans by suggesting the President should delay his State of the Union Asdress due to the impasse over...

18-Jan-2019 Agartala

Ganja worth Rs 1.61 cr seized in Tripura

In a joint operation, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Tripura Police on Friday seized 300 kg of ganja (cannabis) valued at Rs 14.60 lakh in the international market."Police and BSF troopers in a joint raid seized around 300 kg ganja amounting to...

18-Jan-2019 Bogoto

21 killed in Colombia car bombing

At least 21 people were killed in a car bomb attack at a police academy in the Colombian capital of Bogota, authorities said.An SUV laden with explosives was blown up on Thursday in the General Francisco de Paula Santander Officer's School, reports Efe...

18-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Happy to bat at any number : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

With just a handful of ODIs to be played ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, the No.4 slot in the Indian batting order is still up for grabs and with former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni staking a strong claim with a hat-trick of half-centuries against Australia,...

18-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Vintage Dhoni gifts India maiden ODI series win Down Under

Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again proved the critics wrong by establishing himself as a master of close finish when he belted an 87 not out to complete a hat trick of half centuries to help the men-in-blue clinch the third ODI by 7 wickets...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

A film tends to lose out in a crowd sometimes: Divya Dutta

Actress Divya Dutta, whose "Fanney Khan" will air on the small screen on Friday, says sometimes a film gets lost in the crowd, but then a TV screening can sometimes give people a chance to see it with a different perspective."Fanney Khan", directed by Atul Manjrekar,...

18-Jan-2019 Mumbai

Feel blessed being part of 'Dream Girl': Nushrat Bharucha

Actress Nushrat Bharucha, who was last seen on-screen in "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", says she feels blessed being a part of the quirky comedy film "Dream Girl", which also stars Ayushmann Khurrana.On being a part of "Dream Girl", Nushrat said: "I like this quirky...

18-Jan-2019 Mumbai

We've long endured a culture of silence : Dia Mirza

Actress Dia Mirza says women have long endured a culture of silence, and because of that, sexual predators have got encouragement.Dia was interacting with the media at a panel discussion on "Harvey Weinstein - The Inside Story", along with Swara Bhasker and...

18-Jan-2019 Mumbai

You'll be blown away by Alia in 'Kalank': Varun Dhawan

Actor Varun Dhawan, who has worked with his "Student Of The Year" co-star Alia Bhatt in multiple projects, says the audience will be as blown away as him by her work in their forthcoming project "Kalank".Varun wrapped up "Kalank" on Thursday night.He took...

18-Jan-2019 Mumbai

Kangana Ranaut refuses to bow down to Karni Sena

Actress Kangana Ranaut is determined to fight against the Shri Rajput Karni Sena, who have threatened protests if the film is not screened for the outfit before theatrical release.The actress says if they don't stop harassing her, she will "destroy them".According...

18-Jan-2019 Pulwama

Pulwama DDC inaugurates KVIB workshop on NSSH

District Development Commissioner Ghulam Mohammad Dar today inaugurated one day workshop on National Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Hub (NSSH) and other related schemes organized by Jammu and Kashmir Khadi & Village Industries Board (KVIB), here at District...

18-Jan-2019 Pune

LC Chairman attends ‘Rashtriya Chhatra Sansad’ Conclave at Pune

Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, presently on a two-day visit to Pune, Maharashtra  attended the 9th ‘Rashtriya Chhatra Sansad’ Conclave and presided over the 1st session under the theme “Fake news and Social Media - A Lethal...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

IIM Jammu to get additional accommodation

Union Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) through Director Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Commissioner Secretary, State Higher Education Department for use of additional space and...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

J&K Govt decides to give away cattle heads to BPL families

In a significant move, the state government has decided to give away the cattle heads got from Military Farms to the families living under Below Poverty Line (BPL). The decision was taken here at a meeting of defence representatives and officers of Animal...

18-Jan-2019 Leh

Govt keen to tap Ladakh's immense tourism potential: Chief Secretary

Chief Secretary, B.V.R Subramanyam Friday said that Leh district of frontier Ladakh region possesses immense tourism potential and the Governor’s administration is keen to upgrade its tourism-related infrastructure to attract increased tourist footfall to...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

Former MLA meets Governor

Thakur Puran Singh, former MLA Billawar met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Singh apprised Governor about several developmental issues of his area and congratulated Governor for conducting peaceful elections to the Panchayats and...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation of BJP Minority Morcha meets Governor

A delegation of the BJP Minority Morcha led by Haji Tariq Hussain Keen, Member of the State Executive Body of the Bharatiya Janata Party, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation submitted a Memorandum to Governor with...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

Vice Chancellor, SMVDU meets Governor

Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan today.Prof. Jain briefed Governor about the progress achieved in the past months in the academic, administrative...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

Chief General Manager, SBI meets Governor

Ashutosh Kumar Singh Rana, Chief General Manager, State Bank of India, Chandigarh Circle, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Rana briefed Governor about SBI’s functioning in J&K, its future expansion plans and about the services...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

Chief Vigilance Commissioner meets Governor

P.L. Gupta, Chief Vigilance Commissioner, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about various important issues relating to the functioning of the Commission and the Anti-Corruption Bureau.Governor emphasized high importance of ensuring...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

Chief Justice Meghalaya meets Governor

Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and the Chief Justice exchanged views on various important issues relating to making legal system more effective for meeting...

18-Jan-2019 Jammu

Urban Mulberry plantation takes off at Kathua

Urban Mulberry plantation was today launched at Kathua by Sericulture Department from the Deputy Commissioners Office.The programme was kick started jointly with planting of Mulberry Saplings by Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Kathua,...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

JK Tourism’s promotional campaign concludes at SATTE

Department of Tourism, J&K, concluded its promotional campaign at South Asian Travel and Tourism Exhibition (SATTE) here.During the campaign officials and stakeholders interacted with the leading travel and tourism industry leaders from across the globe.The...

18-Jan-2019 Srinagar

PUBG addiction more dangerous than drug abuse

Doctors Association Kashmir  on Friday appealed  parents, teachers, civil societies to restrain the kids from playing Player's Unknown Battle Ground  (PUBG) mobile game.Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) President and Senior Pediatrician, Dr Suhail...

18-Jan-2019 Bandipora

Town without infrastructure and facilities is called Ajas

Ajas town of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district is one of the towns of district that is not only backward as for as development is concerned but it also  lags behind on every front. The successive district administration according to locals neglected...

18-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir valley reels under cold, MeT predicts another snow spell

Kashmir valley is reeling under cold wave as Srinagar and other parts of the state are under below freezing point. With the state getting colder, MeT  has predicted another snow spell that may hit the state from January 19.According to Met department director...

18-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Worsen electricity scenario triggers protest in Tral

Scores of residents of Tral today protested against the non-availability of electricity in Sub District Tral. The protest was organised by Citizen Council  Tral chairman Farooq Trali.People assembled near J&K bank Aabghar Tral and protested against...

18-Jan-2019 Barnala

‘Startup India Punjab Yatra’ van reaches Barnala

‘Startup India Punjab Yatra’, which is being organized by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government in collaboration with Government of India across the state to spread awareness about Startup Ecosystem and scout aspiring and grass root entrepreneurs,...

18-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Anumit Hira Sodhi expresses his desire to contest from Ferozepur

Anumit Hira Sodhi

Anumit Hira Sodhi, an emerging name in Punjab politics and an active member of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, in a recent interview expressed his desire to contest for the Lok Sabha ticket from the Ferozepur constituency, which is his home district.Hira...

18-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Badnore Unveils "Tamarind Ache" Authored By Srushti Dhoke

The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh V.P. Singh Badnore today unveiled the book titled "Tamarind Ache" authored by Ms. Srushti Dhoke published by the Rupa Publications at Punjab Raj Bhawan.Complementing the young author, an 18 year old Srushti,...

18-Jan-2019 Pune

Ekta Saroj wins Gold & Poonam bags Silver in Boxing

The Pugilists from Punjab today won 2 medals with the inclusion of a Gold and a Silver in the ‘Khelo India Youth Games’ currently underway at Pune. In Basketball, three different teams from Punjab entered the final. Till now, Punjab has a total of 61 medals...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

PU Zoramthanga calls on Ram Vilas Paswan

The Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri PU Zoramthanga today called on the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi regarding enhancement of coverage and allocation under the National...

18-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Punjab Government gives big relief to the Unaided Colleges: - JAC

A delegation of Joint Action Committee (JAC) representing over 1600 Unaided Colleges of Punjab today met Hon’ble Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh and Social Welfare Minister of Punjab, S. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot under the leadership of Sh....

18-Jan-2019 Ludhiana

Equipment Display By Vajra Air Defence Brigade On 71st Army Day

A ‘Equipment Display’ was organized for children and youth of Ludhiana at Dholewal Military Station today. The theme of the event was ‘Know Our Forces’ and the aim was to deepen the sense of patriotism and motivate the children to join Armed Forces. ...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Narender Bragta calls on Union Health Minister

Chief Whip and MLA Narender Bragta today called on Union Health Minister JP Nadda at New Delhi. He urged the Union Minister for establishing a big health institution with modern facilities and specialist doctors in upper Shimla region keeping in view the rising...

18-Jan-2019 Shimla

103 FCA, 454 FRA cases cleared during last one year : Jai Ram Thakur

As many as 103 cases of FCA and 454 cases of FRA were cleared during last one year for ensuring that pace of development does not hamper due to want of forest clearances. This was disclosed by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the meeting...

18-Jan-2019 Shimla

Chief Secretary stresses on earthquake resilient community structures

Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal has stressed the need for proper designing and earthquake resilient construction of community halls and other structures in gram panchayats of the State. He was presiding over Inception Workshop on implementation of four schemes...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

KVIC & Army join hands for Employment Generation

Khadi and Village Industries Commission in association with Indian Army joined hands for Employment Generation in the far flung border District of Kupwara.Continuing its drive for providing employment avenues to the unemployed youth, Sub office KVIC Pampore...

17-Jan-2019 Hyderabad

India was never an aggressor, always propagated peace

The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu has said that India never was an aggressor and attacked any country despite being known as  Vishwaguru once upon a time and always believed in the philosophy of "Sarve Janah Sukhino Bhavantu".Addressing...

17-Jan-2019 Ahmedabad

Narendra Modi inaugurates the Ahmedabad Shopping Festival-2019

The Prime Minister Narendra Modiinaugurated the Ahmedabad Shopping Festival-2019 at the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. From the street  vendors to shopping malls and from Craftsmen to hotels-restaurant-linked businesses, across the Gujarat, have...

17-Jan-2019 Prayagraj

Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates three day Gandhian Resurgence Summit

President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurated the three day Gandhian Resurgence Summit at Parmarth Niketan camp at the ongoing Prayagraj Kumbh today.  About 300 Gandhians from different parts of the country and organisations are participating in the Summit.Speaking...

17-Jan-2019 Amaravati

Modi jealous of Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was jealous of Andhra Pradesh and hence was behind the  proposed Federal Front of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao.Reacting to the meeting of Telangana...

17-Jan-2019 New Delhi

BSP-SP alliance does not spell stability: Sheila Dikshit

In the first attack by a senior Congress leader on the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said that it does  not "spell stability" and the Congress will spring a surprise in the state in the coming Lok...

17-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Falsehoods being manufactured to attack Modi government : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hit out at the opposition parties specially the Congress and the Left saying a new class of "compulsive  contrarians" has emerged in the political system who "manufacture" falsehoods to attack the Narendra Modi...

17-Jan-2019 Panchkula

Life term for Gurmeet Ram Rahim, 3 others in journalist murder case

A special CBI court in Panchkula on Thursday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment in the murder  case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.The court also sentenced his three close aides, Krishan Lal,...

17-Jan-2019 New Delhi

New IS module: NIA searches 7 places in UP, Punjab; detains 4

The NIA on Thursday raided five places in Uttar Pradesh and two in Punjab in its probe into a new Islamic State (IS)-inspired module Harkat-ul-Harb-e- Islam and detained four men, officials said.The National Investigation Agency teams launched simultaneous...

17-Jan-2019 Lucknow

4 dead in UP road mishap

Four persons were killed and four others injured after a truck collided with two other vehicles due to fog in Uttar Pradesh's Shajahanpur district early on  Thursday, police said.There was a head-on collision between a truck and another vehicle as they...

17-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Missing the team balance in Pandya's absence : Shikhar Dhawan

Admitting that suspended all-rounder Hardik Pandya was "crucial" for the team's balance, India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said the team is  not grappling with a fifth bowler conundrum in the ongoing ODI series against Australia.Dhawan was speaking...

17-Jan-2019 Mumbai

My personality closest to my 'Koi Jaan Na' role: Amyra Dastur

Actress Amyra Dastur says her own personality is closest to the zestful character she essays in "Koi Jaan Na", in which she will be seen opposite  Kunal Kapoor.The film is a psychological thriller and is being produced by T-series.Amyra, who is currently...

17-Jan-2019 Mumbai

Everything boils down to the script itself : Deepika Padukone

Actress Deepika Padukone, who was last seen onscreen in "Padmaavat", says that everything boils down to the script itself for a film to work at the  box office.Deepika was addressing the media at the cover launch of the book titled "The Dot That Went for...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

CEO ERA reviews progress on WB, ADB funded projects

Chief Executive Officer, J&K ERA Dr. Raghav Langer today reviewed the progress on various projects funded by the World Bank/Asian Development  Bank, here at a high level meeting.The meeting was attended by the senior functionaries of SMC, R&B,...

17-Jan-2019 Leh

Chief Secretary inaugurates National Ice Hockey Championship at

Chief Secretary,B.V.R Subrahmanyam today declared open IHAI National Ice Hockey Championship (Men & Women) here at Karzoo Ice Hockey Rink. Principal Secretary, Planning & Development, Rohit Kansal, DC Leh Avny Lavasa and SSP Leh Sargun Shukla, besides...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

Manoj Kumar Dwivedi launches Green Skill Development Programme

Commissioner/Secretary, Forests, Ecology and Environment Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, today launched Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) at Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing, Jammu.Mr. Dwivedi informed that MoEF&CC has come up with the idea...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

Several deputations meet Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, project demands

Several deputations and individuals called on Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here today and apprised him of various issues concerning their respective areas.A deputation of All J&K Gaddi Sippi Tribes Welfare Association demanded representation...

17-Jan-2019 Mumbai

'Bombairiya': Serious message lost in this screwball farce

"Bombairiya" is a complexly designed film with a plethora of characters and sub plots strewn all over, which makes, holding to the thread of the plot, a  bit of challenging. Nevertheless, juggling the tale in the chaos seems to be the hallmark of debutante Director,...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Div Com reviews arrangements for Republic Day celebration

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a high-level meeting to review   arrangements put in place for the celebration of  coming Republic Day in the valley including Leh and Kargil districts.The meeting was informed that...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

Navin Choudhary reviews functioning of Jammu Central Cooperative Bank

Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Choudhary today reviewed the functioning of Jammu Central Cooperative Bank (JCCB) here at a meeting with  Board of Directors of the Bank.While reviewing the Credit Portfolio of the Bank, Finance Secretary, who is also the...

17-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Rozlyn Khan’s TikTok Videos Have Become A Rage On Facebook !

She is every man’s fantasy and is definitely one of the most desirable women in the world of entertainment. Yes, we are indeed talking about the bootylicious and gorgeous Rozlyn Khan. After creating waves online earlier with her sensuous avatar, she is now...

17-Jan-2019 Ujjain, Harsodan

Gramophone's way of farming helps farmers in getting better yields.

Gramophone, an agriculture-based startup in Indore, organized its ‘Field Day’ at Harsodan, Ujjain, on the Ujjain-Maksi Road, where farmers, with the assistance from Gramophone, demonstrated the encouraging results. Farmer Deepak Patidar from Village Harsodan, District...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

2018 has been a remarkable year for forces: Army commander

A top army commander on Thursday described 2018 as “remarkable year” for government forces, saying that more than 250 militants were killed, 54 others were arrested and four others surrendered in Kashmir Valley. “The year 2018 has been a remarkable year...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

Former MLC Vikrmaditya Singh meets Governor

Vikrmaditya Singh, former Member of the State Legislative Council, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and discussed with him various issues of public welfare. Governor urged Sh. Singh to always work for the general good of the public with...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

MLC Pradeep Sharma meets Governor

Pradeep Sharma, Member State Legislative Council, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Sharma apprised Governor about the developmental issues of Poonch and problems being faced by people living along the LoC.Governor urged Sh. Sharma...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

Laghu Udyog Bharti, J&K delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Laghu Udyog Bharti, J&K, led by its President Rajinder Gupta,met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation requested for  re-examination of the various incentives being provided or proposed to be provided...

17-Jan-2019 Kargil

CEC inaugurates 20 KW Solar Power Plant at Boys Hostel Jammu

Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan along with the Executive Councillor for Works and Information Nassir Hussain Munshi and Executive Councilor for Tourism and Zanskar Affairs Er Punchok Tashi    inaugurated 20 KW...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

Director Sericulture flags-off farmers’ exposure tour

Director Sericulture, Gulzar Ahmad Shabnum, today flagged-off a group of 35   silkworm rearers on an exposure tour to Karnataka under centrally-sponsored Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme.The group part of capacity building and...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

DSEJ organizes workshops on counselling skills

To develop professional capacities of teaching staff, Directorate of School Education Jammu (DSEJ) organized two-day interactive workshops on counselling skills in various districts of Jammu division.The workshops were held in collaboration with Bharti...

17-Jan-2019 Jammu

DSEJ organizes workshops on counselling skills

To develop professional capacities of teaching staff, Directorate of School Education Jammu (DSEJ) organized two-day interactive workshops on counselling skills in various districts of Jammu division.The workshops were held in collaboration with Bharti...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Baseer Ahmad Khan directs land identification

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed Deputy Commissioners to identify 100 kanal State lands at suitable places in their respective districts for the establishment of first Science city in Kashmir.The DCs were also directed to furnish...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Let people, not agencies decide what masses want : Er Rasheed

Urging state administration not to become rubber stamps in hands of political parties, AIP President Er. Rasheed has claimed that AIP is the only viable political alternative that can truly and sincerely speak for the political aspirations of people of the...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Governor’s remarks misplaced presumption, party ready for polls: PDP

Dismissing reports that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not ready to go to polls as a misplaced presumption, the party on Thursday said that it had geared for peoples’ verdict even before the dissolution of assembly last year.In a statement issued here, senior...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Kathua rape and murder case communalised by BJP: Mehbooba Mufti

PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has said that as Chief Minister she tried her best to ensure that justice was done in the brutal rape and murder of the minor Kathua girl.A year has passed since the eight year old Muslim minor nomad girl was brutally gang raped...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

BJP-PDP together began campaign against militancy in Kashmir : Ram Madhav

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Ram Madhav said that BJP will contest all seats in Jammu and as many as possible in Kashmir. In an interview with Hindustan times Madhav said, “it was a successful campaign against militancy in Kashmir, not only 2018,...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Four cops injured in Srinagar grenade blast

At least four cops including an officer were injured after a grenade was lobbed towards a police party at Abdullah Bridge here in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Reports said that the suspected militants launched a grenade on a police party present at the extreme...

17-Jan-2019 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat releases book ‘The Heartfulness Way’

Governor Acharya Devvrat today released Hindi version of the book ‘The Heartfulness Way’ at Raj Bhawan. The book has been authored by Kamlesh D. Patel and Joshua Pollock. Its English version was released by President of India Ram Nath Kovind. In this book Kamlesh...

17-Jan-2019 Malerkotla

Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi pays homage to the 66 Sikh Kuka Martyrs

Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Minister,  Government of Punjab, paid homage to the 66 Sikh Kuka martyrs on Namdhari Kuka Martyrdom Day. Led by Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab, the martyrdom day was observed...

17-Jan-2019 Agartala

The 15th Finance Commission meets Government of Tripura

The 15th Finance Commission headed by N K Singh, had detailed discussions with the State Government of Tripura headed by the Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.The State Government made a strong pitch for increased devolution for setting up of better infrastructure...

17-Jan-2019 Shimla

SSWC&MA approves 24 proposals with investment of Rs. 1047.45

The 5th meeting of the State Single Window Clearances and Monitoring Authority (SSWC&MA) was held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.The Authority has approved 24 proposals for setting up of new industrial units and for...

16-Jan-2019 Chennai

IDFC FIRST Bank lists its new shares on NSE& BSE

IDFC FIRST Bank, combined entity formed after the merger of Capital First Ltd. with IDFC Bank Ltd., today listed its new shares on the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) and BSE Ltd. (BSE).All shares of IDFC FIRST Bank, existing as well as new, will...

16-Jan-2019 Panchkula

Haryana Hammers pip UP Dangal 5-2

The 57kg category bout between the two Indians, Ravi Kumar of Haryana Hammers and Naveen of UP Dangal, brought the best in the wrestlers and in the crowd too at the Pro Wrestling League Season 4 currently underway at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium in Panchkula...

16-Jan-2019 Qatar

According to the crime index 2019 by Numbeo

The State of Qatar retained its global distinction as the safest country among Arab countries and globally by winning first place in terms of safety and security among 118 countries, according to the annual report of the crime index 2019 issued by "Numbeo"...

16-Jan-2019 Shimla

State Planning Board approves Rs. 7100 crore annual plan

The annual plan size of Rs. 7100 crore for the year 2019-20 was approved in the meeting of State Planning Board held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, with an increase of Rs. 800 crore from the last year’s annual plan of...

16-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Anil Kapoor meets PM Modi in Delhi

Veteran actor Anil Kapoor on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said he was left inspired by their conversation."I had the opportunity to meet our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modiji today and I stand humbled and inspired in the wake of our...

16-Jan-2019 Jammu

CEO launches state-wide Voter Awareness Forums (VAFs)

As a part of nation-wide launch of Voter Awareness Forums (VAFs) by the Election Commission of India, the State level beginning was made by the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shailendra Kumar at an impressive programme organized here this evening.A large...

16-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Mizoram Chief Minister Pu Zoramthanga calls on DoNER Minister

The Chief Minister of Mizoram, Pu Zoramthanga, on his first visit to the national capital since being sworn in to office last month, called on the Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh here today. They discussed...

16-Jan-2019 Hyderabad

1st EMRS National Sports Meet, 2019 at Hyderabad Concludes Today

Curtains were drawn on the 3 day National level Sports Meet for students of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) that kicked off on January 14, 2019 in the GMC Balayogi Sports Arena located in financial district of Gachibowli in Hyderabad, Telengana. The...

16-Jan-2019 Mumbai

Over 9-lakh bogus voters registered in Mumbai, claims Congress

The Mumbai Congress on Wednesday made a sensational claim that around 9 lakh bogus voters may have sneaked into the city's electoral rolls as preparations peak for the 2019 general elections.Addressing the media, city Congress President Sanjay Nirupam showed...

16-Jan-2019 Lucknow

No talks with Pakistan for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Sushma Swaraj

Citing terror and border firing, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday ruled out possibility of inviting people from Pakistan for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2019 due in Varanasi between January 21 and 23.Responding to a question, the Minister...

16-Jan-2019 Damascus

30 civilians killed, wounded in Syria blast

At least 30 civilians were either killed or wounded by a blast that rocked Kurdish-controlled Syrian city of Manbij during a US patrol on Wednesday, the media reported.The blast took place while the US patrol was passing the centre of the city located in...

16-Jan-2019 Guwahati

Won't betray Assamese on citizen bill : Sarbananda Sonowal

Amid the growing chaos over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday reiterated that he is not going to betray the Assamese people."The people of Assam have made me Chief Minister with lots of trust and confidence....

16-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Our government stable, why BJP hiding its MLAs : Mallikarjun Kharge

The Congress on Wednesday said the H.D. Kumaraswamy-led Karnataka dispensation is stable and claimed that the persistent efforts of the BJP to destabilise it have failed, leading to the saffron party indulging in spreading rumours of cracks in the government.Addressing...

16-Jan-2019 New Delhi

No threat to coalition government in Karnataka : Mallikarjun Kharge

Amid reports of poaching of its MLAs by the BJP, the Congress on Wednesday said there was no threat to the coalition government in Karnataka and that the BJP's attempts to destabilize a "stable coalition" will not succeed.Addressing a press conference here,...

16-Jan-2019 Lucknow

BJP targeting over 50% vote share in UP : Jagat Prakash Nadda

The SP, BSP coming together in Uttar Pradesh is a reflection of BJP's strength and the party is striving to win over 50 per cent votes in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls to meet the combined challenge, BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge for the general elections,...

16-Jan-2019 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

4 killed in Maharashtra road accident, angry crowd burns vehicles

At least four persons, including school students, were killed and 10 others seriously injured on Wednesday when a state transport bus and a truck collided near Gurupalli village in Etappally region of the district, police officials said.An enraged mob and...

16-Jan-2019 United Nations

#MeToo at UN: 1 in 3 staff reports sexual harassment

The global organisation's own #MeToo survey has found that one in three employees responding to it have said that they have suffered sexual harassment in the last two years.Sharing the survey results in a letter to UN employees on Monday, Secretary-General...

16-Jan-2019 Nairobi

Six killed in terror attack at Nairobi hotel complex

Kenya's government on Tuesday said the situation was under control after six people were killed and some 30 others wounded in a terrorist attack at an upscale hotel and office complex in this capital."I can now report we have secured all the buildings," Interior...

16-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Roger Federer overpowers Evans in round 2 of Australian Open

Two-time defending champion Roger Federer overpowered British qualifier Dan Evans in a hard fought game on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Australian Open.The Swiss player, a winner of 20 major singles titles and six-time Australian Open champion, beat...

16-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at police station Urban Estate Phase-2, Patiala district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI...

16-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Punjab Government Transferred 2 IAS Officers

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/ Posting order of 2 IAS officers with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that Mr. Satish Chandra, Additional Chief Secretary, Health & Family Welfare has been posted as...

16-Jan-2019 Mumbai

Indie and English music in India needs to be nurtured : A.R. Rahman

Veteran music composer A.R. Rahman says independent and English music have always been the underdogs in India, and that they need to be helped and nurtured in the coming years.Rahman spoke at a press conference of Nexa Music, which saw artistes Uday Benegal,...

16-Jan-2019 Dubai

This Dubai rap sensation is taking the scene by storm | Rapper Bhalu

The year 2018 saw a meteoric rise in the Punjabi rap game. Dubai based Punjabi rapper Bhalu brought his unique flavour and music to the front and contributed immensely to the scene. Having dropped a handful of singles and collaborations throughout the year...

16-Jan-2019 Landran

CGC Landran celebrates Army Day with great fervour

Commemorating the glorious legacy of the Indian Army, Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran celebrated Army Day in its premises. The event sought to encourage girl students to join the elite Indian Army as also to raise funds to be contributed to Army War widows...

16-Jan-2019 Shimla

Himachal reaches elimination stage of leprosy

Himachal Pradesh has reached the elimination stage of leprosy as prevalence rate is less than one case per ten thousand population.  All the districts are low endemic in the State. Additional Chief Secretary, Health R.D. Dhiman stated this while presiding...

16-Jan-2019 Shimla

HPKVN Coordinator calls on CM

Newly appointed Coordinator of the Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam (HPKVN) Naveen Sharma called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. It was a courtesy call.MLAs Narinder Thakur and Rakesh Jamwal and Vice Chairman State Forest Corporation Surat...

16-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation of Pahari Cultural and Welfare Forum meets Governor

A delegation of J&K Pahari Cultural and Welfare Forum led by  its Chairman Sharafat Ali Khan and Raja Aijaz Ali, former IGP, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation apprised Governor about various issues of Pahari...

16-Jan-2019 Jammu

Delegation from Kargil meets Governor

A delegation from Kargil led by Sh. Qamar Ali Akhoon, former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation requested Governor for grant of Divisional status to Ladakh with rotational Headquarters at Leh and Kargil and...

16-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Providing best health care priority of government : Baseer Ahmad Khan

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that providing best health care   is the priority for government and Government Medical College (GMC) has been at the forefront of providing affordable patient care to all sections of the society.The...

16-Jan-2019 Jammu

Rohit Kansal reviews rationalization of field-level Work Divisions

Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring Department, Rohit Kansal today reviewed the status of rationalization of field-level Works Divisions of Power, R&B, PHE and I&FC Departments, here at a high level meeting.Commissioner Secretary...

16-Jan-2019 Jammu

Rohit Kansal directs furnishing data of causal works by January 25

Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring Department, Rohit Kansal today chaired the maiden meeting  of the Committee constituted for determining the actual number of PDL, TDL, Casual and DRWs engaged in the PDD, PHE and I&FC departments.The...

16-Jan-2019 Jammu

Farooq Shah discusses action plan for rejuvenating water bodies

Secretary PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today chaired a meeting with PHE, Law, Revenue, UEED and wildlife officials to discuss the action plan for rejuvenating the pre-existing network of streams, wetlands, lakes and rivers in the state.The...

16-Jan-2019 New Delhi

JK showcases tourism potential at Asia’s largest travel show

Launching its aggressive marketing campaign, the Department of Tourism, participated in the 3-day South Asian Travel and Tourism Exhibition (SATTE) travel show which began here on Wednesday. SATTE is one of the biggest travel shows in Asia providing platform for...

16-Jan-2019 Samba

Discouraging Dogri Language in Schools is not acceptable : Ch Lal Singh

Intensifying campaign against Kashmir Hegemony and creating mass awareness for the restoration  of the Dogra pride, Ch Lal Singh founder president Dogra Swabhimaan Sangathan addressed a mammoth gathering in the holy town of Utterbehni of district Samba. While...

16-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Time for our Govts to grow up : Shah Faesal

The IAS topper, Shah Faesal who recently resigned from the service on Wednesday reacted to the sedition law invoked against the JNU students, terming it as ‘travesty of free speech’.“Invoking Sedition law against Kanhaiya Kumar and eight others is a travesty...

16-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Snowfall drapes Valley in white again, weatherman predicts more snow

Amid prediction of snowfall till January 23, valley on Wednesday was blanketed white by a fresh snowfall leading to closure of roads, and suspension of aerial traffic to and fro Kashmir.Director of Meteorological department (MeT), Sonum Lotus, predicted light...

15-Jan-2019 Kollam(Kerala)

Infrastructure development a priority of Government, says PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi visited Kollam in Kerala today. He dedicated the 13 km, 2-lane Kollam bypass on NH-66 to the nation. The Governor of Kerala Shri Justice P. Sathasivam, CM of Kerala Shri PinarayiVijayan, Union Minister of Tourism Shri...

15-Jan-2019 Prayagraj

First Shahi Snan of Kumbh at Prayagraj Today

First bathing festival of Makar Sankranti of  Prayagraj Kumbh is being held today. First Shahi Snan royal bathing of Akharas will also held on the occasion. Large number of devotees are continuously reaching to Mela area. Entry of vehicles in Prayagraj...

15-Jan-2019 New Delhi

71st Army Day Parade 2019

Indian Army celebrated its 71st Army Day today. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff reviewed the Army Day Parade at the Cariappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment and awarded fifteen Sena Medals (including five posthumously) for individual acts of Gallantry...

15-Jan-2019 Hyderabad

1st National EMRS National Sports Meet, 2019 Began at Hyderabad

The 1st National Level Sports Meet for the students of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) was inaugurated yesterday by Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs at G.M.C Balayogi Stadium, Gachibowli, Hyderabad in the presence...

15-Jan-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Punjab Takes Giant Strides To Control Drug Menace- Mustafa

The Punjab Govt., after constituting Special Task Force, has adopted the Enforcement-Deaddiction-Prevention (EDP) strategy as part of its  Comprehensive Action against Drug Abuse.Addressing the media persons here today DGP Special Task Force, Mohd....

15-Jan-2019 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat releases poetry collection of Dr. Priyanka Bhardwaj

Governor Acharya Devvrat released the poetry collection ‘Band Muthhi Ka Vyakaran’ of Dr. Priyanka Bhardwaj here today at Raj Bhawan. Dr. Priyanka  Bhardwaj who is posted as Assistant Professor, Hindi in Government Degree College Solan belongs to Sanawar...

15-Jan-2019 Shimla

Target to increase forest cover upto 35 percent : Govind Singh Thakur

The State government aims to increase forest area from 26 percent to 35 percent in Himachal Pradesh. Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur stated  this while presiding over a workshop on project for improvement of Himachal Pradesh Forest Ecosystems Management...

15-Jan-2019 Chandigarh

Delegations of various associations call on O.P. Soni

Delegations of various associations today called on Punjab Education Minister O.P. Soni. Assuring them fulsome support from government side, the  minister said that there all legitimate demands will be fulfilled soon. Delegation of Karate Do Association Punjab...

15-Jan-2019 Poonch

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai listens to people’s issues at Poonch

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today listened to people’s issues and grievances during his visit to this border district.Around 17  delegations from across the district met the Advisor and   projected developmental needs of their respective...

 

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