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27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah says 'Tiger is back', but where are the stripes?

Farooq Abdullah has been an instant crowd-puller in the past. But the "Tiger is back" image he has been trying to generate has failed to ignite the magic he was once famous for.Farooq Abdullah has always enthused Kashmiris -- be it through his playboy image...

27-Mar-2017 Jammu

Decline in advertisement flow because of MCC : Director Information

Department of Information today said that there has been a decline in government advertisement flow due to enforcement of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) following announcement of bye-election schedule by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to the two Parliamentary...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Syed Altaf Bukhari visits Chinar Bagh fire victims

The Minister for Education, Syed Altaf Ahmad Bukhari, today visited the fire victims at the Chinar Bagh area here, where 16 residential houses were gutted in a fire incident earlier in the day.He directed the concerned officers to provide all the basic necessities...

27-Mar-2017 Jammu

Curtain Raiser event for Jammu Mahotsav – 2017 held

A curtain raiser event was today held for the forthcoming Jammu Mahotsav – 2017, a four day mega celebration of the cultural diversity of Jammu region.On the occasion, Minister of State for Tourism, Culture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi launching...

27-Mar-2017 Samba

Purmandal Mela, Ganga pays obeisance at Lord Shiva shrine

Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga today paid obeisance at ancient Lord Shiva temple and participated in ongoing Purmandal Mela.The three-day long Purmandal Mela is being organized by district administration Samba.Vice-Chairman J&K...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Deputation of private school owners meets Chief Minister

A deputation of private school owners of Kashmir valley met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and brought several of their issues into her notice.The deputation sought rationalization of fees and infrastructure in the schools besides other...

27-Mar-2017 Jammu

Agri Deptt organizes one-day awareness camp at RS Pura

With a view to promote Basmati and other varieties of rice in Jammu division, the Department of Agriculture today organized a special Training-cum-Awareness Camp for the farmers at village Chohala in R.S.Pura near here.Vice Chairman, J&K Advisory Board...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Div Com notifies stamp duty rates for 2017-18

To fix the stamp duty rates for financial year 2017-18 in Kashmir division under provisions of J&K Preparation & Revision of Market Value Guidelines rules, a review meeting was convened by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, here...

27-Mar-2017 Jammu

JKACL celebrates World Theatre Day

J&K Academy of Art Culture and languages (JKACL) today celebrated the World Theatre Day by organizing a panel discussion on the present scenario of theatre in Jammu and new trends and styles evolving in contemporary theatre with regards to the Indian and...

27-Mar-2017 Ramban

MLA Ramban inaugurates Kisan Mela

One Day Kissan Mela Cum Agricultural Exhibition organised by Agriculture Department Ramban was inaugurated by chief guest of programme MLA, Ramban Neelam Kumar Langeh, today in the premises of Agriculture Complex Maitra. Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Muhammad...

27-Mar-2017 Ganderbal

CEO reviews arrangements in Ganderbal

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Shantmanu, today convened a meeting to review preparedness and security arrangements for the forthcoming by-polls for 2-Srinagar Parliamentary seat in the Ganderbal district.District Election Officer (DEO) Ganderbal, Tariq...

27-Mar-2017 Jammu

B. B. Vyas chairs maiden meeting of Empanelment Committee

The maiden meeting of the Empanelment Committee constituted by the State Government in June 2015 for empanelment of fresh newspapers and periodicals for release of official advertisements met here today under the chairmanship of Financial Commissioner Information,...

27-Mar-2017 Ganderbal

Mian Altaf accuses PDP of plunging Kashmiri into fear, uncertainty

National Conference on Monday slammed PDP for creating an environment of fear and uncertainty across the Kashmir Valley, saying that the people are yet to come out of the trauma of 2016 gruesome incidents.“Even as the PDP was enjoying loaves of power with BJP,...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

PDP-BJP dividing J&K on regional, religious lines : Ali Mohammed Sagar

National Conference General Secretary Ali Mohammed Sagar on Monday castigated the PDP-BJP dispensation for creating deep wedge between the regions and people belonging to various religions as per their political exigencies.“While the BJP is pursuing its larger...

27-Mar-2017 Chrar-e-Sharief

Voting PDP means endorsing 2016 killings, blinding : Abdul Rahim Rather

Senior National Conference leader and former minister Abdul Rahim Rather on Monday said that vote to PDP in upcoming by-polls will amount to endorsing 2016 blinding, maiming and killing of innocent boys and girls in the Valley, as also approval to extension...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Eight house gutted in fire in Srinagar

At least eight residential houses were damaged in a massive blaze that engulfed in Chinar Bagh locality of Srinagar on Monday morning, officials said.Officials said that six residential houses were fully damaged while two residential houses got damaged...

27-Mar-2017 Kulgam

Hizb module busted in Kulgam : Police

District Police Kulgam Monday claimed that with the help of Army, it busted Hizbul Mujhadeen module.Addressing a Press Conference here in Kulgam, SSP Sridhar Patil said that police and 1st Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army received inputs that District .Commander...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Mend your behaviour or face resistance : Er Rasheed to Army

Incumbent MLA Langate and Awami Itehad Party chief Er Rasheed on Monday warned the Army to mend the behaviour or be prepared to face mass resistance.In a statement issued here, the firebrand lawmaker said that he deferred the proposed program to stop the army...

27-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Accredited Sr Journalist Rouf pampori given a life threat

An encounter that erupted last day between security forces and Rebels  in south kashmirs area of Awantipora.An Accredited  journalist working with 5 Dariya News, posted an update regarding that same encounter. But a local boy name (withheld) texted...

26-Mar-2017 Jammu

Priya Sethi launches free coaching for students at Jagti camp

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi today urged the youth to aim and work progressively for the welfare of the State. The Minister said this while addressing a...

26-Mar-2017 Jammu

Deputations call on Abdul Ghani Kohli , seek redress of grievances

Several deputations today called on the Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli at Androla, Kalakote and apprised him of their problems and grievances.The delegations raised issues regarding electricity supply, repair of damaged...

26-Mar-2017 Jammu

Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Memorial Wrestling Tournament

Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today said Government is working to upgrade the sports infrastructure with the revival of the rural sports in the State.Speaking at the inaugural ceremony Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Memorial Wrestling...

26-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Haseeb Drabu chairs 235th SFC Board of Directors meeting

Jammu and Kashmir State Finance Corporation (SFC) today conducted its 235th meeting of Board of Directors which was chaired by Minister for Finance Haseeb Drabu, who is also chairman of the Board. On the occasion, the Minister stressed upon the need to revive...

26-Mar-2017 Baramulla

MGNREGA has transformed rural economy : Abdul Haq

A day-long awareness camp on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and other beneficiary schemes was held today at Dak Bungalow Baramulla in which Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Khan, was the chief...

26-Mar-2017 Kupwara

Accountability key for effective public delivery system : Zulfkar Ali

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said that accountability holds key for efficient public delivery system. He also stressed on timely completion of developmental projects so that their benefits percolates to the grass...

26-Mar-2017 Poonch

Tantry inaugurates Kissan Mela-cum-Awareness Camp

Member Legislative Assembly, Shah Mohammad Tantry  inaugurated one day  Kissan Mela- cum Awareness programme' under Pardhan Mantri Krishi Sanchayee Yojana (PMKSY) at Loran Mandi here today. Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, officers...

26-Mar-2017 Jammu

‘Athletic Meet’ held for C-BYTE trainees

District administration Jammu in collaboration with BSF Frontier Headquarter, Paloura Jammu today organized an athletic meet for the trainees of various Centres for Border Youth Training and Empowerment (C-BYTE).IGP Jammu, Dr S D Singh Jamwal was chief guest...

26-Mar-2017 Jammu

Hockey JK organizes State Hockey Championship 2017

Deputy Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly Nazir Ahmed Khan Gurezi today said sports are essential in everyone’s life especially for students as these bring physical and mental fitness to the person. Everyone should involve in the sports activity even if it...

26-Mar-2017 Jammu

Road connectivity ushers socio-economic development : Kavinder Gupta

Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today said Jammu and Kashmir needs quality infrastructure for development and progress and road communication is indispensable for marching towards developed and globalized society.The Speaker said this while...

26-Mar-2017 Pulwama

LS Bye-elections : CEO reviews poll preparedness in Pulwama

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), J&K, Shantmanu, today chaired a meeting here to review the preparedness for the forthcoming by-polls for the 3-Anantnag Parliamentary constituency in the Pulwama district.The meeting was attended by District Election Officer,...

26-Mar-2017 Shopian

CEO reviews arrangements for Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency

Chief Electoral Officer, Shantmanu, today convened high level meeting held here at Circuit House Shopian to review bye-poll arrangements for 3-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency, including Wachi and Shopian constituencies of Shopian District as well.District...

26-Mar-2017 Srinagar

People have no expectations from PDP now : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Stating that ruling dispensation led by PDP has lost the people’s trust in true sense, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Mr. G.A. Mir has urged upon the people defeat the divisive & politics of exploitation on the part of ruling dispensation,...

26-Mar-2017 Pulwama

Kashmiri youth not misguided but disenchanted : Tassaduq Hussain Mufti

Asserting that the only legacy he has inherited from his father was the dedication and passion to work for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Sunday reached out to the youth of state assuring that he would struggle for their cause.“Some People...

26-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Srinagar is our heart, remains our focus : Mehbooba Mufti

Terming Srinagar as the heart of Kashmir Valley, PDP President and Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said the city has remained and would continue be in the focus of her Party’s developmental agenda for the State.Addressing the Party workers of Batmaloo and...

26-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Two militants killed in Awantipora : Police

Two militants were killed by police in Padgampora Sunday afternoon when they fired on an escort of top police officials who were returning from Awantipora from Pulwama town police said.One militant managed to escape from the spot.Director General of Police...

25-Mar-2017 Srinagar

To protest against withholding of their salaries

The casual labours and daily wagers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) on Saturday locked down the Chief Engineer’s office here to protest against the government for ‘failing to release their salary from past several months’.Notably, the Chief Engineer was...

25-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Cycle rally to create road safety awareness held in Srinagar

To encourage people to move towards eco-friendly modes of transport and to create road safety awareness, a cycle rally organized by Traffic Police City Srinagar under its Civic Action Programme was held here today.As many as 350 children from various schools...

25-Mar-2017 Anantnag

Election observers review preparedness in Anantnag constituency

Nominated Election observers today convened a meeting here to review preparedness for upcoming Anantnag Parliamentary constituency bye-polls.On the occasion, observers, Navdeep Rinwa, Sahab Singh, Om Narayan Singh, Pramod Kumar Gupta and Mahendra Pratap were briefed...

25-Mar-2017 Jammu

Priya Sethi meets flower growers of Jammu province

Minister of State for Tourism, Floriculture and Culture, Priya Sethi today said that the government, in its endeavor to increase the commercial aspect of Floriculture for revenue generation, would soon come up with a fresh policy envisaging added incentives and...

25-Mar-2017 Jammu

Priya Sethi reviews Jammu Mahotsav-2017 arrangements

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today laid stress on ensuring adequate representation of the rich and diverse cultural heritage in the upcoming Jammu Mahotsav-2017.The Minster...

25-Mar-2017 Doda

DDC inaugurates Kissan Mela cum Exhibition

District Development Commissioner, Bhupinder Kumar, today inaugurated Kissan Mela cum Exhibition organized by Agriculture Department.During the programme, awareness about modern agricultural techniques was created among the farm women groups and farmers from...

25-Mar-2017 Jammu

Secretary Horticulture visits fruit plant nurseries

Secretary Horticulture Department, M.H. Malik accompanied by Director Horticulture, Bhawani Rakwal and Chief Horticulture officer, Y.K. Keasr today inspected three Government Fruit Plant nurseries at Akhnoor and Khour Blocks of district Jammu.The Secretary directed...

25-Mar-2017 Samba

DC reviews arrangements for Purmandal Mela, launches cleanliness drive

Deputy Commissioner, Sheetal Nanda, reviewed arrangements for three day Purmandal Mela commencing from 26th March in a meeting held, here today.ADC Tilak Raj Sharma, CEO Surinsar Mansar Development Authority Vikas Gupta, Additional SP Raja Adil Hamid, Executive...

25-Mar-2017 Kupwara

JKSWDC holds ‘Mega Awareness Camp-cum-Loan Mela’ at Kupwara

In an endeavor to sensitize women beneficiaries about the benefits of the schemes being implemented by Jammu and Kashmir State Women's Development Corporation, a Mega Awareness Camp-cum-Loan Mela was organized today at Town Hall Kupwara sponsored by National...

25-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Time to catch up with latest technological innovations : VC

Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi said academic and research institutions cannot remain oblivious to catching up with latest technological innovations.Addressing two-day national-level seminar ‘Electronic Devices, Systems and Information...

25-Mar-2017 Srinagar

To stop patient referrals, promote pooling of doctors : DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) President, Dr G M Mir has said that there is a dire need of pooling and rationalisation of medicos and paramedics in peripheries so as to improve health care services in district hospitals.In a statement to CNS,   president...

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