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18-Feb-2018 Poonch

Army foils infiltration bid, kills militant

A militant was killed on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday as the army foiled a major infiltration bid, defence sources said.Defence Ministry sources said that the major infiltration bid from across the LoC was...

18-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh meets J&K youngsters touring country

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday met a group of youngsters from Jammu and Kashmir who are currently on a nationwide tour, and urged them to take back the message of peace and unity to their militancy-hit state.The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)...

18-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Shah reviews dev works of Education Deptt in Srinagar

Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah along with Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G.N. Itoo today toured many schools in the district Srinagar and took a comprehensive stock of development works going on in these institutions and arrangements being...

18-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Asiea Naqaash directs DHSK to operationalize 18 new health centres

Minister of State for Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqaash today directed Directorate of Health Services Kashmir to work out modalities for operationalizing newly-built 18 health centres so that people of far-flung areas avail better medicare facilities.The...

18-Feb-2018 Jammu

Sham Lal Choudhary convenes public grievance redressal camp

Continuing his streak of holding public grievance redress camps at regular intervals, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today listened to the grievances and concerns of the common masses during a public meeting at R.S. Pora.The...

18-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chander Prakash Ganga convenes public darbar at Data Talab

Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Prakash Ganga held public darbar at Datta Talab. A good number of people drawn from different sections of the society met him and apprised him about their problems and grievances.People apprised him about unscheduled...

18-Feb-2018 Jammu

Abdul Haq Khan inaugurates scores of roads, culverts in Reasi

Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan dedicated to the public various roads, culverts and paths constructed by the Department of Rural Development Department under various schemes including MGNREGS in Reasi District.The...

18-Feb-2018 Jammu

Govt to prepare fresh list of houseless people : Abdul Haq Khan

Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan Sunday said that the government will prepare a fresh list of people who do not own a house so that their case can be recommended to the central government for Prime Minister’s Awas...

18-Feb-2018 Jammu

Navin Choudhary visits Lakhanpur Toll Plaza

Principal Secretary Finance, Mr Navin Kumar Choudhary today visited Toll Post Lakhanpur to take stock of the facilities there.He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Excise, Mr Vishesh Mahajan.Mr Choudhary said that the Lakhanpur Toll Plaza is a gateway to Jammu...

18-Feb-2018 Srinagar

PDP playing “filthy, deceitful and sorrowful : Syed Ali Geelani

Expressing his strong reaction and concern over the fresh crackdown on youth & nocturnal raids by police in entire Kashmir valley especially in Karim Abad Pulwama, Tral, Hajin, Handwara, and subjecting detained youth to “third degree torture in police stations”,...

18-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Congress Leader strongly condemns rally in Kathua

Reacting to the rally taken out by some people in Kathua in support of Rapist and killer of an eight year innocent nomad girl in Kathua Asifa, who was kidnapped, raped then brutally murdered, Senior Congress Leader Mushtaq Ahmad Khanday has expressed surprise...

18-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Kashmiri actor on growing up in 'politically unstable state'

"Kuch Bheege Alfaaz" actor Zain Khan Durrani, a Kashmiri by birth, says the worst part about growing up in a "tumultuous and politically unstable state" is that you insidiously get used to the violence around.He made a strong impact in Onir's latest directorial...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

Abdul Ghani Kohli honours progressive, innovative farmers

The two-day long Kisan Mela at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) concluded here today.Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli was the chief guest at the valedictory function.The...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chander Parkash Ganga inaugurates JK Grameen Bank branch at Ramgarh

Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today inaugurated modernized and digitized branch of J&K Grameen Bank at Ramgarh.Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the banks play an important role in the State’s financial system...

17-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Expedite work on city dev projects on priority : Asiea Naqash to SMC

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Asiea Naqash today directed Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to expedite the work on ongoing developmental projects in the city on priority basis so that the inhabitants are provided with every facility...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

Kushok Bakula Rinpochde Birth Centenary Celebrations

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay today said the inclusion of Bhoti language will boost the morale of the Ladakhi people and it will be a real tribute to the Rinpoche.The Minister said this during a conference on “Buddhism in Jammu...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

GoC 15 Corps meets Governor

Lt. Gen. A.K. Bhat, GOC 15 Corps, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about issues relating to the security situation in the Valley.Observing that there was no likelihood of a decline in the continuing terrorist activities...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

Governor and First Lady Inaugurate Red Cross Mela

Governor N. N. Vohra, President of the Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu and Kashmir, and Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady, inaugurated the annual ‘Red Cross Mela’ at the Gulshan Grounds, here today. Appreciating the activities carried out by the State Red Cross Society...

17-Feb-2018 Rajouri

Special Public Awareness Campaign concludes at Thanna Mandi

Directorate of Field Publicity, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, Rajouri unit organized a day long special public awareness programme at Thanna Mandi  with the objective to acquaint people about “ Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Beti...

17-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Secretary Education releases ‘Kayinat Kulhum Halmas Manz’

Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah Saturday highlighted the need for inculcating interest among the children to speak their mother tongue without any inhibitions. He said that parents should teach children to speak in their mother tongue and take pride...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chief Secretary reviews progress of Ring Road Projects

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Saturday chaired a meeting here to review the progress of Srinagar, Jammu ring road projects.Financial Commissioner, Revenue, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Director NHAI, J&K, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu and other senior officers...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chief Secretary reviews performance of health sector

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Saturday chaired the meeting of the Governing Body of State Health Society (J&K), National Health Mission (NHM) to review the status and performance on health outcomes.Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Dr Pawan...

17-Feb-2018 Kupwara

DDC reviews implementation of SBM, PMAY (G)

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today convened a meeting to review the progress achieved under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna(PMAY-G)  within the panchayat Halqas  of Tangdar, Machil,...

17-Feb-2018 Rajouri

Rolling Red Cross Trophy handed over to DDC Rajouri

District Development Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, also Chairman Rajouri Red Cross Society was handed over Rolling Red Cross Trophy 2017 by Himalayan Degree College Rajouri, here today.It is pertinent to mention that Himalayan Degree College had won...

17-Feb-2018 Rajouri

Mega medical camp held at Bhangai

A Medical-cum-certificate camp was organized today at village Bhangai, with the objective to provide Medical facilities to the people at their doorsteps and continuing the mass outreach drive launched by Deputy Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Chaudhary for...

17-Feb-2018 Jammu

DLSA organizes legal awareness camp at SKUAST Jammu

A legal awareness camp and law fair was organized today at SKUAST-J R.S. Pura, Jammu by District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), under the patronage of Patron-in-Chief, J&K SLSA, Justice Badar Durez Ahmed, Chief Justice of J&K.The legal awareness...

17-Feb-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

AICTE conducts PMSSS workshop at Aryans Group in Chandigarh

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi conducted a scholarship workshop for JK students studying under Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) today at Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, near Chandigarh. Thousands of JK...

17-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Attacks aftermath:Kashmiri students form Union in Chandigarh

In wake of increased attacks of Kashmiri students in different parts of India, the students from Kashmir Valle have come together and have formed a Union in Chandigarh that will be called Kashmir Students Union (KSU). “In wake of recent attacks, we have...

17-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Andrabi’s law suit ‘derails’ Kashmir University system

Vice Chancellor Kashmir University, Prof Khurshid Andrabi whose plea seeking extension of three years in service was dismissed by High Court yesterday has reportedly shunned the idea of approaching Double Bench, highly placed sources said.A number of loyalists...

17-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Rapists can’t be saved in the garb of tri-color : Farooq Abdullah

National Conference leader Dr Farooq Abdullah Saturday said BJP wants to give communal color to Kathua rape and murder incident. He said in the garb of tricolour the rapists of Asifa can’t be saved.Farooq Abullah was interacting with his party workers at his...

17-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist-called protest

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to prevent a separatist-called protest, police said.The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik,...

16-Feb-2018 Doda

Security, development of Tribals Govt’s prime concern : Zulfkar Ali

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said that the government is committed to provide social security and over all development of the Tribal community and other weaker sections of society in the state.The...

16-Feb-2018 Jammu

Govt contemplating to engage Rehbar-e-PashuPalan : Abdul Gani Kohli

Government is contemplating to engage Rehbar-e-PahsuPalan in the State to provide temporary employment to Veterinary Graduates under a scheme with fixed contingency of Funds out of Capex.This was stated by the Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries,...

16-Feb-2018 Jammu

Finance Deptt releases 50% budget allocation for 2018-19 beforehand

Keeping with the announcement made by the Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu in his Budget speech in the state legislature on January 11 this year, the Finance Department today released 50 percent of Rs 95666.97 crore budget allocation for the financial year...

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