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19-Aug-2018 Ramban

DDC inspects upcoming projects in Batote, Patnitop

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Showkat Aijaz Bhat, along with a team of officers,  today conducted extensive tour of Patnitop and Batote to inspect ongoing projects, take stock of development requirements and listen to public grievances in these...

19-Aug-2018 Jammu

Advisor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai holds public outreach program at Jammu

Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said the Governor’s Administration will organize orientation workshops and awareness camps in far-off place of the state to educate farmers about latest cultivation techniques and schemes launched by the state...

19-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Tariq Hameed Karra meets Governor

Tariq Hameed Karra, former Member of Parliament and Member, Congress Working Committee, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and expressed concern about the legal challenge to Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution.Karra discussed with Governor...

19-Aug-2018 Kishtwar

Chandi Mata Chhari leaves for Atholi Padder from Kishtwar

Mata Chandi’s Chhari Mubarak today left from Kishtwar to onward journey towards Chandi dham, Machail Paddar.Thousands of devotees including women and children accompanied the Chhari Mubarak amid chanting of religious slogans and singing of Bhajans filling...

19-Aug-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews ongoing works at Fruit Mandi

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today visited Fruit Mandi Kupwara to review the status of ongoing works and to take stock of overall preparedness for making the mandi operational by the end of August.DDC Kupwara accompanied by Chief...

19-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Govt bans posting of teachers in Zonal Education Offices

Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo has said in a meeting with Joint Directors and Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir Division that no teacher will be allowed to work in Zonal Education Offices.The meeting was organised to review the implementation...

19-Aug-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri reviews progress on Tribal Model Village Projects

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad the other day reviewed the pace of progress on development works taken up under Special Central Assistance to Tribal Sub Plan and Tribal Model Village Development  projects in the District here at a meeting.District...

19-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Sonam Wangchuk meets Governor

Sonam Wangchuk, a Ladakhi engineer, innovator and education reformist, along with Gitanjali, CEO, Himalayan Institute of Alternatives, Ladakh, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Wangchuk informed Governor about the outcome of his continuing endeavours...

19-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Executive Vice-President, The Guild of Service, meets Governor

Meera Khanna, Trustee & Executive Vice-President, The Guild of Service, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Khanna informed Governor about the various facilities and institutions which are being run by the Guild of Service to alleviate...

19-Aug-2018 Srinagar

CEO SMVDSB briefs Governor

Dheeraj Gupta, CEO, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), met Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of the Board, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Gupta briefed Governor about the to-date progress of the Board’s various important projects which are under implementation...

19-Aug-2018 Srinagar

J&K support for Kerala Flood Havoc

N.N. Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, has conveyed to Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, the sorrow and sincere sympathy of the people and the Government of Jammu and Kashmir over the tragic loss of hundreds of innocent lives and the enormous damage...

18-Aug-2018 Jammu

Awareness programmes on Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN) organized

All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP-Nematodes) ICAR-IARI, Division of Nematology, New Delhi conducted a field demonstration under the supervision of Dr R. K. Walia, Project Coordinator at Potato Development Farm Nathatop for sensitization of officers...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Governor reviews NHIDCL roads and Tunnels Projects

Governor N.N. Vohra chaired a meeting today to review the pace at which the vital Z Morh and Zojila Tunnel projects and certain major road projects are being executed by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited.The review meeting...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary reviews strategy for tackling drug abuse in J&K

Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today called for urgently constituting a broad-based departmental panel alongwith representatives of some NGOs to formulate draft De-addiction Policy outlining comprehensive mechanism/measures to deal with the menace of drug...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Special team conducts market-checking in Srinagar areas

In the run-up to the occasion of Eid next week, a special team constituted by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed, Saturday undertook a market-checking drive at various areas in the district to verify the price and quality of eatables sold...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti meets Governor N.N. Vohra

Mehbooba Mufti, President PDP and former Chief Minister met Governor N N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor discussed with Ms. Mufti issues relating to the forthcoming elections to Municipalities and Panchayats and stressed that large scale participation...

18-Aug-2018 Shopian

Functioning of Sheep Husbandry Deptt reviewed in Shopian

Director Sheep Husbandry Kashmir Dr Mohammad Sharief today visited Shopian and inspected the functioning of the Department.The Director was accompanied by District Sheep Husbandry Officer Shopian Dr Rafiq Ahmad Shah and other officials and officers of the department.During...

18-Aug-2018 Jammu

Excise Commissioner convenes monthly Revenue Review Meeting

Excise Commissioner Talat Parvez Rohella today conducted monthly Revenue Review Meeting at Excise and Taxation Complex, Rail Head, Jammu, wherein he was apprised of the revenue realized during the month of July 2018.The meeting was informed that in aggregate...

18-Aug-2018 Bhadarwah

Machail Chhadi Yatra leaves from Bhadarwah

The Machail Chaddi Yatra today commenced from its base camp Temple of Mata Chandi at Chinote Bhadarwah. The Chhadi Yatra started today morning which will be culminated on August 25.Near about 12000 pilgrims are undertaking the Chhadi yatra. Devotees from...

18-Aug-2018 Bhaderwah

ADC Doda discusses arrangement for Eid-ul-Azha, Yatras at Bhaderwah

The Additional Deputy Commissioner Doda, Pawan Kumar Parihar, who also holds Additional charge at Bhaderwah, convened a meeting with the officers of sub- district administration to discuss the arrangements being put in place for the smooth celebration of...

18-Aug-2018 Jammu

Day long “Collaborative Session” on SLWM held at Jammu

Upholding the spirit of effective collaboration between the administrative system and the academia, the Directorate of Rural Sanitation, J&K organized a day-long “Collaborative Session”, in order to garner all information and expertise that rests within the...

18-Aug-2018 Ramban

DDC Ramban reviews Eid-ul-Azha arrangements

District Development Commissioner Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today reviewed the security and other arrangements for Eid-ul-Azha in a meeting here for ensuring the smooth celebrations with tradition and religious fervour.The meeting was attended by SSP Ramban,...

18-Aug-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri finalizes rates for essential commodities

In order to finalize the rates for essential commodities in the district, the District Development Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad today convened a meeting of the concerned departments in his office chamber.After detailed discussion on rates and...

18-Aug-2018 Budgam

Eid-ul-Azha arrangements finalized in Budgam

District Development Commissioner Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting of different officers to finalise the arrangements for the forthcoming Eid-ul-Azha.She directed the Municipal authorities to ensure proper sanitation and cleanliness at all the places,...

18-Aug-2018 Ganderbal

Commissioner Secy FCS&CA visits Ganderbal; Reviews working of Deptt

Commissioner Secretary Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Dr Abdul Rashid today visited Ganderbal wherein he reviewed the working of the department.He inspected various Godowns and sale centres to see the implementation of e-pds project of the...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

First batch of Hajj pilgrims to arrive on Aug 28

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review the arrangements being made for pilgrims of the state who are scheduled to return from Saudi Arabia beginning August 28 after performing the annual pilgrimage.The meeting was...

18-Aug-2018 Anantang

Justice Mittal visits District Court Anantnag

Chief Justice, Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, visited the District Court Complex Anantnag and interacted with the Judges and Lawyers here today.On the occasion, the Chief Justice said: “we, as lawyers and judges have been blessed with the...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

HCC Labourers stages protest against pending salaries

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Labourers working at Kishanganga power project in North Kashmir’s Bandipora Saturday abstained from work and assembled at Mantrigam village where the project is located to protest against pending salaries from last six months.The...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

RGFA holds protest in defense of Article 35A

Rahul Gandhi Fans Association Saturday staged a protest against the move to abrogate Article 35A.A large number of Rahul Gandhi Fans Association assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar and displayed placards and banners seeking dismissal of petition in Supreme...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Help us: Pellet victims to common masses of Kashmir

Pellet Victims Welfare Trust Saturday staged a protest at Srinagar's Press Enclave.The group, a gathering of victims of pellet guns fired by government forces in Kashmir, protested against the absence of a comprehensive plan for their treatment, due to which...

18-Aug-2018 Handwara

14 years on: Kashmir youth missing in Gujurat still untracable

Hakimuddin Kasana is wandering from pillar to post in search of his son who went missing fourteen years ago in Indian state Gujurat.Frail and anxious Kasana has not given up and has been making all efforts to trace his son, though authorities both in Kashmir and...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Defending state subject law our foremost duty : Yasin Malik

“The people of Jammu Kashmir will not let anyone to turn their land into another Palestine where original inhabitants were thrown out by Israeli occupation and enslaved. State subject law is guaranteeing our unique identity and right to self-determination...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Clashes erupt during search operation in Hajin

Clashes broke out in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Friday soon after government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in the area.Reports said that a joint team of army's 13 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon at Mir Mohalla...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

APHC (G) protests against fiddling with Article 35-A

A strong protest march against the proposed fiddling with Article 35-A and damaging Muslim majority character of the state in addition to the plight of prisoners in various jails was organized by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC-G) at Hyderpora...

17-Aug-2018 Pulwama

Civilian killed, two others injured in Awantipora grenade blast

A civilian was killed and two others were injured in a grenade blast at Awantipora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday.Reports reaching GNS said that militants lobbed a grenade on SP office Awantipora, however, the device missed the intended...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Yasin Malik leads protest in support of Article 35A

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik led a protest here in support of Article 35A on Friday.Immediately after the day's congregational Friday prayers, Malik along with his supporters, led the protest in Maisuma area of Srinagar.Malik...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Article 35A: JRL calls for complete shutdown on August 26, 27

A statement was issued by JRL leadership including Syed Ali Geelani Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik. The leadership said that as part of their continued efforts with regard to the the course of action to jointly protest and resist the petitions...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Soldier killed in Handwara gunfight

A soldier was killed after militants and government forces exchange fire during a cordon and search operation in Kachlu Kralgund area of North Kashmir’s Handwara town on Friday morning.Combined Forces including soldiers from 32 Rashtriya Rifles cordoned...

17-Aug-2018 New Delhi

PDP delegation attends Vajpayee’s last rites in New Delhi

Paying homage to late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a high-level delegation of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by its President and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti attended the funeral of the former Prime Minister on Friday in New Delhi. According to the party...

17-Aug-2018 Kargil

Randomization of POs, Polling Officers held at Kargil

Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Vikas Kundal, today supervised the randomization of Presiding Officers (POs) and Polling Officers at National Informatics Centre Baroo here for the conduct of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil Elections 2018.Around1300...

16-Aug-2018 Kupwara

Four army soldiers injured as gunfight rages along LoC in Nowgam

Four army soldiers were injured in a gunfight at Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.A police officer told GNS that army's 8 Bihar intercepted a group of infiltrators near Sangam Post at around 9:20 am. "The group...

16-Aug-2018 Baramulla

Baramulla: Residents of Chalkoo village protest against water scarcity

The residents of Chalkoo area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against the water scarcity.A large number of residents of Chalkoo village hit the roads and blocked the Baramulla-Handwara national highway. They...

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