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14-Oct-2018 Reasi

Navratra Festival enters 4th day

The All India Devotional Song Competition continued attracting huge crowd for the fourth consecutive day of the Navratra Festival 2018.Famous Celebrity Singer, Manu Vandana, winner of the Awaaz Punjab Di contest, enthralled the audience with his performance....

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

TRI to play key role in tribal research : Secy Tribal Affairs

Secretary, Social Welfare, Tribal Affairs & Cooperatives, Farooq Ahmad Lone today visited the construction site of J&K’s maiden Tribal Research Institute (TRI) coming up at Khimber, Harwan on the outskirts of Srinagar.He was accompanied by Director Tribal...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Training Program on Juvenile Justice concludes at SIKCC

Speakers at the concluding session of the 2-day Orientation Program Sunday said there needs a collective effort for effective implementation of Juvenile Justice in the state.The orientation program was organized by Juvenile Justice Committee of J&K High Court...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

52nd GB meeting of SSH Kakryal

Advisor to Governor, Member Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital (SMVDNSH) Kakryal, B. B. Vyas Sunday stressed that the facilities in Orthopedic and Neurosurgical facilities needs to be enhanced...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

NITI Aayog CEO hails impressive performance by Baramulla, Kupwara

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant has hailed the impressive progress made by district Baramulla and Kupwara in upgradation of basic amenities for the people under the Aspirational Districts Programme.Kant conducted an extensive tour of...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Abdul Gani Vakil calls on Governor

Abdul Gani Vakil, former Minister, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today. Sh. Vakil, extending his warm greetings on his maiden meeting with the Governor, informed him of the pressing problems being faced by the local population.The Governor...

14-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Governor calls to engaging JK’s youth effectively

Governor Satya Pal Malik today said that the most important stakeholders in the peace process is JK’s youth and it is essential to engage them regularly and effectively to give impetus to peace and development in Jammu and Kashmir.The Governor said this while...

13-Oct-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Third phase of J&K municipal polls ends peacefully

Voting for the third phase of municipal polls ended peacefully on Saturday in Jammu & Kashmir's Samba, Srinagar, Anantnag and Baramulla districts, with an overall turnout of 16.3 per cent.Samba district recorded the highest voter turnout of 81.5 per cent...

13-Oct-2018 Pulwama

Thousands attend funeral of Hizb militant Shabir Ahmad in Pulwama

Thousands of people today participated in the funeral of Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in an encounter with government forces in Babgund area of this district.Reports reaching news gathering agency Global News Service said that hundreds of people marched towards...

13-Oct-2018 Jammu

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai reviews progress on Jammu Ropeway project

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today reviewed the progress on prestigious Jammu Ropeway Project during his visit to the construction site. He also took a ride from Bahu to Mahamaya.Managing Director JK Cable Car Corporation, Shamim Ahmad Wani besides...

13-Oct-2018 Jammu

Skilled Youth key to faster economic growth : Khurshid Ahmad Ganai

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today urged the youth to take advantage of the immense resources and schemes launched by the government to accelerate economic growth.  He asked them to explore opportunities in traditional skills and new age technologies...

13-Oct-2018 Baramulla/Kupwara

CEO NITI Aayog visits Aspirational Districts Baramulla, Kupwara

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant today visited north Kashmir districts of Baramulla and Kupwara to take stock on implementation of various schemes under Aspirational Districts Programme.He was accompanied by Joint Secretary NITI Aayog,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

63rd Meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board held

The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board.The meeting was attended by Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Dr. Ashok Bhan, Mr. H. L. Maini,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

63rd Meeting of SMVDSB

The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board.The meeting was attended by Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Dr. Ashok Bhan, Mr. H. L. Maini,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

State Information Commissioner calls on Governor

Mohammad Ashraf Mir, State Information Commissioner, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today and apprised the latter about the present state of functioning of the Commission and the work which has been disposed of.Governor discussed with Sh. Mir,...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

CEO, NITI Aayog meets Governor

Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog accompanied by Rakesh Ranjan, Joint Secretary, NITI Aayog, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today.Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department Rohit Kansal was also present in the meeting.During the...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

2-Day Orientation Training Prog on Juvenile Justice System at SKICC

Chief Justice of J&K High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today called for serious efforts to strengthen the Juvenile Justice (JJ) mechanism in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure protection of children with law conflicts. She strongly advocated for implementation...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

B B Vyas for expending initiatives under Housing, Urban Development

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas directed officers to ensure that the various developmental initiatives being undertaken by the Government in the Housing and Urban Development sector are completed within the stipulated time involving proper utilization of funds...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

11.11 lakh Individual Household Latrines constructed in 4 yrs

Jammu and Kashmir has achieved cent percent coverage under Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBMG) with the construction of 11.11 lakh individual household latrines in a span of four years.This information was given at the State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

5 Milk Villages to be set up for ST population : Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone

Secretary, Social Welfare, Cooperatives and Tribal Affairs, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, chaired a meeting of officials of Tribal Affairs Department to review the progress of construction of Milk Villages for Scheduled Tribes (ST) in the State.The meeting was attended...

13-Oct-2018 Srinagar

63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board held

The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board.The Board approved enhancement of Group Accidental Insurance cover for the pilgrims....

13-Oct-2018 Jammu

Director Agriculture distributes Bee Colonies among Bee keepers

Director Agriculture Jammu, H. K. Razdan, distributed 130 numbers of Bee Colonies among the Bee Keepers of Ramban and Banihal under the Apiculture Convergence Project, Ramban (State Sector Plan).Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture advised the Bee-Keepers...

13-Oct-2018 Jammu

DDC Jammu reviews preparedness to tackle Dengue

District Development Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today reviewed the preparedness of different departments to tackle with Dengue in the district.DC was informed by the health authorities that a total 56 cases have been reported in the state this year out...

13-Oct-2018 Budgam

Snow clearance preparedness meeting held in Budgam

A meeting under the chairmanship of Additional District Development Commissioner Budgam Khurshid Ahmad Sanaie was convened here today to review the preparedness to be made for pre and post-snowfall across the district Budgam.Speaking about preparedness...

13-Oct-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian takes snow-clearance preparedness on Mughal road

District Development Commissioner, Shopian, Owais Ahmad today visited Mughal Road and took stock of the road conditions, snow clearance and availability of food and shelter for the stranded passengers and vehicles.In the wake of an early snowfall this year, DDC...

13-Oct-2018 Ganderbal

DDC reviews functioning of colleges in Ganderbal

The District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singla today reviewed the functioning of Degree College Kangan and Government Polytechnic College Hatbura Ganderbal here.The meeting was attended by Joint Director Planning, Principal Degree College...

13-Oct-2018 Poonch

DDC asks telecom operators to improve connectivity in Poonch

Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav today directed the telecom service providers to immediately restore and improve the mobile phone network connectivity in the district to avoid further inconvenience to the local subscribers.The DC was speaking at a meeting...

13-Oct-2018 Pulwama

Militant killed in Pulwama encounter, another injured

A militant was killed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday morning.Reports said that after receiving inputs about the presence of at least three militants in Dalipora Babgund area of Pulwama district, the government forces brought the hamlet...

13-Oct-2018 Pulwama

Miitant killed, two others escape in Pulwama

The militant killed in an encounter with government forces at Babagund in Pulwama has been identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar alias Masoli of Samboora. Official sources told GNS said that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF had laid an ambush following a tip...

12-Oct-2018 Katra

DGP visits Katra, Reviews security at Bhawan in view of Navratras

Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS visited Katra and took stock of the security measures in view of Navratra festival which attracts  huge rush of pilgrims at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.The Director General of Police was accompanied...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts to mourn Scholar turned militant Manan Wani

The killing of scholar turned militant sparked a valley wide shutdown on Friday while curfew like situation prevailed in Lolab and adjacent area of Kupwara district.All the shops, business establishments, and educational institutions across Kashmir remained...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Commissioner Secy Labour & Employment calls on Governor

Commissioner Secretary Labour & Employment, Sh. Saurabh Bhagat called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today.The Secretary briefed the Governor about activities and programmes being undertaken by the department in the state. He also informed the Governor...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Commissioner Secy Forest calls on Governor

Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology and Environment, Sh. Manoj Dwivedi, today called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan.During the meetings, discussions were held regarding the on-ground progress made by the department in implementation of schemes and projects.Sh....

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

NC delegation meets Governor

A 5 member delegation of the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference led by its General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan today. The delegation comprised Sh. Abdul Rahim Rather, Sh. Chowdhary Ramzan, Sh. Saifullah Mir...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Workshop on educational evaluation, paper setting concludes

A five-day workshop on educational evaluation and paper setting concluded today at JKBOSE Bemina here.The workshop was organized by JKBOSE in collaboration with RIE Ajmer, NCERT in which 60 key resource persons (Lecturers/Masters/Teachers) from different...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Sheetal Nanda chairs maiden STAC meet on Solid Waste Management

Secretary Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda, today chaired the maiden meeting of State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) for solid waste resource management under Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBMG) here.Secretary said that after...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Govt to supply 5000 poultry birds to address shortage in Ladakh

Government today said that 5000 poultry birds would be supplied to Ladakh region to address the poultry shortage during the winters.This was decided by Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Transport Department Dr Asgar Samoon during a review...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai for improving quality of education

Assuring all possible support from Government, Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today urged on academics, intellectuals and private school managements to improve the quality of education.The Advisor said this in his meeting with a delegation of All J&K...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

B.B. Vyas chairs 82ndBoD meeting of JDA

Advisor to the Governor, B B Vyas today chaired 82ndBoard of Directors meeting of the Jammu Development Authority (JDA).Financial Commissioner Housing and Urban Development, KB Agarwal, Commissioner Secretary Revenue, Shahid Anayatullah, VC, JDA, Pawan Rathore,...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

B.B. Vyas calls for better packaging, marketingof JKIL products

Advisor to the Governor B.B. Vyas Friday stressed for better packing and labelling of various products manufactured by Jammu and Kashmir Industries Limited (JKIL) to boost their marketability.This was stated by the Advisor during the 155th Board of Directors...

12-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone reviews construction of 20 hostels for ST students

Secretary, Social Welfare, Cooperatives and Tribal Affairs, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, today chaired a meeting of officials of Tribal Affairs Department to review the construction of hostels for Schedule Tribes (ST) students in various districts of the State.The meeting...

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