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12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Div Com reviews disaster management preparedness

Divisional Commissioner, Dr Mandeep K Bhandari reviewed the status of disaster management and preparedness plan being made by the respective district administrations of the division through video conferencing, here today.Detailed discussion was held on issues like...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali chairs State Consumer Protection Council meet

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today chaired a meeting of State Consumer Protection Council to discuss the measures that need to be initiated for Protection of consumer interests with regard to...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Ramesh Arora chairs DRSC-IV meeting

A meeting of the Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-IV) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLC, Ramesh Arora to review the overall functioning of Higher Education Department.Legislators, G N...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Medical Employees Federation Jammu Province calls on Asiea Naqash

Minister of State for Health and Medical Education and Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash said that state government is committed to fulfill all genuine demands of the employees working in Health & Medical Education Department.The Minister was interacting with...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

PUC examines Audit Paras of JKHPMC

The Committee on Public Undertakings of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today directed the higher authorities of Horticulture department to take all necessary steps to boost horticulture sector in the state.The committee said this during a threadbare...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Sunil Sharma directs for immediate repairs on Udhampur-Chenani road

Minister of State for Transport and Revenue, Sunil Kumar Sharma, today asked the concerned agencies to take up immediate repairs of Udhampur-Chenani road.The Minister passed these directions in an emergency meeting convened here today with the concerned agencies...

12-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Abdul Haq Khan reviews progress on CM's commitments in RDD sector

 Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq on Tuesday held a meeting with officers of Rural Development to review the progress on the works taken up on the directions and commitments of Chief Minister made during Public Durbars...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Efforts afoot to augment basic services for people : Dr. Nirmal Singh

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that efforts to are afoot to ensure that the people of the state are provided with quality basic facilities of living and necessary directions have already been passed to the executing agencies to ensure timely...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Army Engineer-in-Chief briefs N. N. Vohra

Lt. General Suresh Sharma, Engineer-in-Chief, Army Hqrs, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the various engineering tasks in which his organization is engaged in J&K, particularly in  the context of...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

Red FM Team calls on N. N. Vohra

The team of Red FM 91.9 led by Sh. Sidarth Arora, Cluster Head-Retail-Rest of Punjab, J&K, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Arora informed Governor that under its Phase III expansion, Red FM had recently launched a new station...

12-Dec-2017 Jammu

VVC, Jammu University calls on N. N. Vohra

Prof. R.D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Sharma informed the Governor about the initiatives taken in various arenas in the past months and also...

12-Dec-2017 Srinagar

DC for scrutinizing objections to Draft Srinagar Master Plan

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Tuesday said the objections and suggestions received in regard to the Draft Srinagar Master Plan 2015-35 will be objectively scrutinized before finalizing the draft.The DC was speaking at a meeting convened...

12-Dec-2017 Srinagar

DC Srinagar visits injured fireman at SMHS

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rashid Shah, Monday visited the critically injured fireman Abdul Majid Wani at SMHS Hospital where he is admitted in the SICU.Wani was critically injured having fallen from the third storey of a building while dousing...

12-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Baseer Khan reviews traffic scenario in Srinagar

Divisional Kashmir, Baseer Khan today reviewed the overall traffic scenario in Srinagar with particular reference to the widening of roads, completion of flyover, installation of signages, dedication of additional car parking slots and other issues.The meeting...

12-Dec-2017 Bandipora

Snow avalanche : Five soldiers go missing from army camps

Five soldiers went missing after avalanches hit two Army posts on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.Two soldiers went missing in Kupwara district's Nowgam sector on Monday evening and three others disappeared on Tuesday...

12-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir witnesses fresh snowfall

The fresh snowfall disrupted life in Kashmir Valley while traffic movement on majority of the link roads was temporarily suspended. The Srinagar-Jammu highway and Mughal road were also closed for vehicular movement on Tuesday.  MeT has also predicted...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Srinagar gets season's first snowfall

Srinagar city received season's first snowfall on Tuesday as higher reaches both in the Jammu region and the Kashmir Valley received moderate snowfall."Sonamarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam also received moderate snowfall," the Met said. Plains in the Jammu region have...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Tourism department celebrates International Mountain Day

The department of Tourism Kashmir Monday celebrated International Mountain Day in which various films of adventure sports were shown to the participants during the day-long event.The Day was celebrated in collaboration with J&K Mountaineering and Hiking...

11-Dec-2017 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews winter preparedness

The District Commissioner Development Kupwara today conducted a visit of Joint Control Room here at District Information Centre Kupwara, Mechanical Engineering Division and Sub District Hospital Kupwara to take stock of snow clearness preparedness and availability...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

PCB carries out major Anti-Polythene drive across Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board today carried out major Anti-Polythene Drive across Kashmir province.A team of SPCB officials headed by Regional Director Kashmir Dr. Syed Nadeem Hussain and assisted by officials of SMC and Forest Protection...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

IGP Jammu discusses R-Day celebration arrangements

Inspector General of Police Jammu S. D. Singh today convened a high level meeting to discuss the arrangements for ensuing Republic Day celebration 2018.The meeting was attended by Additional Commissioner Jammu Rehana Batul, DIG Jammu Rafiq-ul-Hassan, SSP Security...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Deputation calls on Dr. Nirmal Singh

The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today directed the officers of the revenue department to examine the cases of the 2009 left out Naib Tehsildars.The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with a deputation of 2009 left out Naib Tehsildars who called...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Dr. Nirmal Singh launches SAUBHAGYA in State

The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today launched SAUBHAGYA,(Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna), Prime Ministers initiative, which aims to provide free electricity connections to poor  people identified by the Socio Economic and Caste Census of 2011...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Put halt over infighting among Muslims, Syed Ali Geelani urges OIC

Expressing deep sorrow over the killing and injuring of protestors in Jerusalem, the Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Monday termed these killings as “terrorism and beastly act”. He also stressed on unity among Muslims and impressed upon the...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Snow, rains break months-long dry spell in Kashmir; NH closed

People in Valley had a breather today on Monday after snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains finally ended months-long dry spell in the region. Due to bad weather, Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed for traffic in the evening.The MeT Department...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Three LeT militants, lady killed in Handwara gunfight

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a civilian lady were killed in an early morning encounter in Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir.A police official told news agency GNS that acting on a specific input, the police along with Army’s 22 RR and...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

PAC examines CAGs Audit Paras of Estates, H&P Deptts

A meeting of the Committee on Public Accounts (PAC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLA, Mohammad Akbar Lone.The Committee examined the CAG’s Audit Papas pertaining to Estates and Hospitality &...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami chairs Environment Committee meeting

A meeting of the Committee on Environment of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLA, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami to discuss the consolidation of Committee report, 2017-18.The Committee reviewed the progress...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar/ Jammu

Chief Secretary inspects highway upgradation, rail link project works

Expressing dismay over the sluggish pace of work on the upgradation of the arduous Banihal-Ramban stretch of Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the Chief Secretary, B B Vyas today asked the executing agency to immediately flag the issues hampering the work so that...

11-Dec-2017 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews progress of dev works

To review the status of physical completion of construction of major projects in district Shopian, a meeting of officers and engineers was held under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz Asad here today at Mini Secretariat...

11-Dec-2017 Shopian

DDC Shopian inaugurates ECCE workshop

 The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian Mohammad Aijaz Asad today inaugurated the workshop on level first training of early childhood care education in Shopian.Among others, the workshop was attended by programme Additional Deputy Commissioner,...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

J&K bags ‘Best State’ award in Punjab Int’l Trade Expo

Punjab International Trade Expo PITEX 2017 declared the J&K State as the “Best State” for adapting the best policies for the betterment of the artisan community.The award was presented by Minster Department of Local Government, Tourism and Culture Punjab...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

MSME launches entrepreneurship dev programme

days entrepreneurship development programme started today here at the office of Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME) development Institute.The programme was inaugurated by Sajid Naqash, CEO Tourism Development Authority, Doodpathri in the presence of SaheelAllaqband,...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Peerzada Mansoor reviewsprogress of KVIB schemes

Vice Chairman Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB), Mansoor Hussain Suhrawardy has congratulated the officials of the board for achieving No. 1 position among Northern States for facilitating people about different schemes of board.This was stated by...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Rani Blowria chairs Ethics Committee Meeting

A meeting of committee of Ethics of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was held under the Chairperson of MLC, Rani Gargi Blowria here today.The committee held threadbare discussions on various issues regarding the functioning of the Committee and the...

11-Dec-2017 Reasi

Ajay Nanda chairs RKS meeting

Minister of State for Finance and Planning Ajay Nanda, Chairman of Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS), today convened a meeting of Rogi Kalyan Samiti of District Hospital Reasi and approved funds for strengthening of hospital infrastructure.The meeting was attended by...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Priya Sethi inaugurates Inter-State Youth Exchange Programme

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Priya Sethi today inaugurated Inter State Youth Exchange Programme, “Ek Bharat Sherestha Bharat” being organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, J&K.Around 50 youth from Tamil Nadu and 50 from J&K...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Chander Parkash Ganga flags off 30 farmers for training tour

Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga, today flagged off a tour group of thirty farmers from Sarore for training on latest interventions in horticulture under the centrally sponsored schemes MIDH and ATMA.During the five-day tour, being organized...

11-Dec-2017 Pulwama

Abdul Haq reviews progress on CM's commitments in Pulwama

Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq on Monday chaired a meeting at Pulwama to review the progress made so far on Chief Minister's commitments to the people of the District Pulwama.DDC Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad Dar briefed...

11-Dec-2017 Jammu

Chief Information Commissioner Ganai meets Governor

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and apprised the latter about the present state of functioning of the Commission and the work which was disposed of during the period...

11-Dec-2017 JAMMU

Dogra Sadar Sabha delegation meets Governor

A sixteen member delegation of Dogra Sadar Sabha (DSS), comprising retired senior civil, police, military officers, serving academicians and other eminent persons, led by its President Sh.  Gulchain Singh Charak, former Minister, met Governor N.N....

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Two bank guards killed in militant attack in Kashmir

Two guards of Jammu and Kashmir Bank were killed on Monday when militants fired indiscriminately at a bank cash van in south Kashmir to loot the money, police said.Police said the exact amount of cash looted was yet to be ascertained.Police said the militants...

11-Dec-2017 Handwara (Kupwara)

Handwara Gunfight : Woman killed during operation

A woman has been killed during a gunfight that broke out between Goverment forces and militants at Younsu area on Sopore-Kupwara highway last night.A senior Police official told GNS  that a joint team of forces cordoned off the Younsu area of Handwara...

10-Dec-2017 Udhampur

6 killed in J&K road accident

Six persons have been killed and 12 injured in a road accident in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.The accident took place late on Sunday evening in Sarori village when the driver of the bus carrying a marriage party lost control over the vehicle and...

10-Dec-2017 Handwara(Kupwara)

Three militants killed on Sopore-Kupwara highway, Internet Snapped

Three militants have been killed in an overnight brief gunfight at Younsu on Sopore- Kupwara highway.A police officer told GNS that a Joint team of Army's 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Younsu area of Handwara at around 12:30 am following specific information...

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