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22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

ReT delegation calls on Syed Altaf Bukhari

The delegation of ReT teachers from Gurez led by Deputy Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today called on Minister of Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari and requested for promotion benefits for scheduled Tribe (ST) category.On...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas reviews implementation of PFMS

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Tuesday reviewed the progress of implementation of the Public Financial Management System (PFMS) in the state, in a meeting, he chaired here with Administrative Secretaries and senior officers.PFMS is a web based online system for...

22-Aug-2017 pouni

Govt laying network of roads, bridges: Ajay Nanda

Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda inaugurated a Bridge worth 80 lakh over Gajore Nallah here today.The bridge was a long pending demand of the locals of Pouni and adjoining areas who otherwise had to cover long distance on foot to get access...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Counselling cells must in schools, colleges : Syed Altaf Bukhari

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said establishment of counseling cells in educational institutions is imperative for students' guidance and the government is keen to establish such centres at an earliest.He said setting up of counseling...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

7 years on: No FIR registered vis-à-vis Umar Qayoom’s death

Even after the expiry of seven long years, police have not filed an FIR with regard to the custodial killing of 17-year old Umar Qayoom of Soura, who according to family, died in police custody on 25 August 2010 during the summer unrest. “We are going to...

22-Aug-2017 Kathua

How scrapping of Article 35A will benefit Dogras: NC to BJP

National Conference Provincial President  Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday asked BJP to convince people of Jammu how repealing of Article 35A will benefit the Dogras and safeguard their interests in the overall context.“Instead of indulging in rhetoric and...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash reviews implementation of Social Welfare Schemes in State

Minister of State for Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today convened a high level meeting of officers of Social Welfare Department to review the status of implementation of Social Welfare Schemes in the State.Asiea held threadbare discussion...

22-Aug-2017 Kupwara

Mir Zahoor Ahmad conducts extensive tour of Kupwara

Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Cooperative, Mir Zahoor Ahmad today visited various areas in district Kupwara and took stock of the functioning of Forest Department and its allied Wings there.During the tour,...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Molvi Imran Raza Ansari for expediting work on sports infra projects

Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari today directed the officials to expedite the work on various sports infrastructure projects.The Minister conducted a surprise visit to get the first...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

All JK Village Guard Association calls on Revenue Minister

All J&K Village Guard Association today called on the Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri and raised various issues.Mr Veeri appreciated the role of village Guards in assisting various Government departments.He...

22-Aug-2017 Bandipora

Naeem Akhtar reviews protection works on Bonar, Madhumati Nallahs

Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today said that Rs 134 crore protection works on Bonar and Madhumati streams will go a long way in boosting the tourism potential of the district as it will add parks, scenic spots and other areas of attractions along their...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

PAC discusses CAG’s Audit Paras related to SWD, TAD

The Public Accounts (PAC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly met here under the Chairmanship of MLA Mohammad Akbar Lone and discussed CAGs Audit Paras pertaining to the Social Welfare and Tribal Affairs Department.The specific issues relating to the...

22-Aug-2017 Rajouri

KVK Rajouri organizes 'Sankalp Se Sidhi'

Krishi Vigyan Kendra today organized Sankalp Se Sidhi (Determination to Attainment) – New India Movement (2017-2022) which was sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. “Sankalp Se Sidhi” programme is being organized...

22-Aug-2017 Doda

Information Department organizes cultural programme at Bhaderwah

A cultural programme was organized by the  District Information Centre at Government Middle  School Mathola Bhaderwah, in which the local artists presented beautiful songs in the local languages including Urdu, Hindi, Dogri, Punjabi, Bhaderwahi...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

PUC examines CAGs audit paras pertaining to JK Bank

A meeting of the Committee on Public Undertakings (PUC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLA, Sat Paul Sharma to discuss the Audit Paras of Jammu and Kashmir Bank Limited.The Committee examined the...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Sunil Sharma pays surprise visit to JKSTRC Cargo Division

Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Kumar Sharma today paid a surprised visit to Parimpora, Srinagar and inspected the Cargo Division of Jammu & Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC).The Minister reviewed the functioning of the Division and...

22-Aug-2017 Reasi

Sham Lal Choudhary inaugurates Water Supply Schemes at Katra

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today inaugurated two Water Supply Schemes in Katra; one each at Kakriyal and Manoon Chak Bhagata.Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda also accompanied the Minister during his...

22-Aug-2017 Srinagar

CM’s Grievance Cell reviews status of complaints

A review meeting of complaints registered by the general public with JK Government Grievance cell was held under the directions of the Coordinator JKGGC Tassaduq Mufti here today.The meeting was attended by Nodal officers from six departments of Animal...

21-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Tourism Deptt, JKMHC conduct Tyrol across Sindh river in Dumail

The Department of Tourism and Jammu & Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club conducted Tyrolean traverse across Sindh stream at Dumail in Ganderbal district.Over 60 members including boys and girls participated in the activity. The trekkers reached Dumail...

21-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Registrar Cooperative calls for rejuvenation of cooperative sector

Registrar Cooperative Societies J&K Peerzada Hafizullah today called for rejuvenation of working of cooperative sector by increasing its reach for maximum benefit of unemployed youth.The registrar was speaking at a meeting held to review the working of cooperative...

21-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Dy Speaker for augmenting communication facilities in Gurez

Deputy Speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today convened a meeting with the officials of telecommunications services providers including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Airtel for providing better communication...

21-Aug-2017 Leh

Chaudhary Lal Singh visits forest plantation sites in Leh

The Minister for Forest, Choudhary Lal Singh today visited various forest plantation sites in and around Leh town.The Minister yesterday visited border area of Nubra-Turtuk and interacted with the people and gave a patient hearing to their demands and grievances....

21-Aug-2017 Leh

CM Mehbooba Mufti chairs BoD meeting of Leh Dev Authority

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has stressed on creating eco-friendly tourist assets which are in tune with local aesthetic taste and ecology.Chairing a review  meeting of Leh Tourism Development Authority here today, the Chief Minister directed the officers...

21-Aug-2017 Leh

Mehbooba Mufti announces Rs 10 cr additional funds for LAHDC Leh

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is here on the second leg of her three day tour of Ladakh region, today announced a grant of Rs. Ten crore to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh for completing various on-going projects and also meeting...

21-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Book authored by SSP released in Srinagar

L. Mohanti IPS Addl. DGP Armed J&K joined by S.A Watali IPS IGP Armed/ IR Jammu, S.Ahfadul Mujtaba IPS IGP Armed/ IR Kashmir and other Senior Officers Monday released the book titled “Procedural Lapses/ Ambiguities Vis-à-vis Prosecution/ Acquittals”...

21-Aug-2017 Rajouri

Students death sparks violent protest in Rajouri

Five policemen were injured after students protesting against the non-availability of ambulance in District Hospital Rajouri clashed with police.Reports said that hundreds of students of Government Post Graduate College Rajouri staged a protest in front of...

21-Aug-2017 Udhampur

Historic Sankri Devta Mela concludes

The Three day historic Sankari Devta Mela concluded on Sunday here at Sankri, Panchari.A large number of devotees paid obeisance at the local Temple shirne during the day religious congregation which also witnessed cultural, sports and promotional activities...

21-Aug-2017 Baramulla

Mir Zahoor Ahmad inspects hi-tech Nursery at Baramulla

Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Cooperative, Mir Zahoor Ahmad today inspected a hi-tech Nursery at Baramulla.The Minister was informed that presently there are 3.37 lakh saplings of different kinds included...

21-Aug-2017 Jammu

Sham Lal Chowdhery for expediting relief disbursement among DPs

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today stressed the need to expedite the disbursement of financial relief among the displaced persons (DPs) under one-time settlement package.He directed the concerned authorities to complete the...

21-Aug-2017 Leh

At Leh, Mehbooba Mufti felicitates young Everest conquerors

On her visit to Leh, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti felicitated the young team of mountaineers who scaled Mount Everest last year.Belonging to Leh and adjoining areas these young intrepids went to an expedition to the world’s highest peak and scaled it...

21-Aug-2017 Leh

President Ram Nath Kovind visits Leh

President, Ram Nath Kovind today arrived here on his maiden visit to the desert district Leh.On his arrival at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport Leh this morning, the President was accorded warm welcome by Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Deputy...

21-Aug-2017 Kupwara

Educational Cum Cultural Conference Held At Kupwara

The educational department in collaboration with District  Information  Centre Kupwara. Today on 21 August organised a District level debate in which different Zonal level participants  attended the session Who  beged  different...

21-Aug-2017 Leh

Ram Nath Kovind in Leh, dedicates visit to soldiers

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented the President's Colours award to the Ladakh Scouts on his first visit outside Delhi after taking charge.Speaking at the event, also attended by Army chief General Bipin Rawat, the President said his visit to Jammu...

21-Aug-2017 Srinagar

PDP panch's body found in Anantnag village

Body of a 45-year-old panch of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was found in a mysterious conditions near his residence in Shangus area of south Kashmir's Anantnsg district.A police officer told news agency GNS that body of Shabir Ahmad Wani s/o Abdul Rehman...

20-Aug-2017 Jammu

Three interstate Drug Peddlers arrested with 25kg Poppy Straw

In continuation to operation SANJEEVANI, a special drive against drugs launched by Jammu Police, a major success was achieved when three interstate drug peddlers were apprehended by Gangyal Police and 25kg Poppy Straw Seized.Today Gangyal Police acting...

20-Aug-2017 Handwara, Kupwara

SSP Handwara inaugurates Police T-20 premier league

Handwara Police commenced T-20 cricket tourney in Handwara district.In order to promote the sports culture and to provide opportunity to the youth of Handwara to hone their talent, Handwara Police organized Handwara Police Premier League T-20 tournament at District...

20-Aug-2017 Kargil

Several deputations meet Mehbooba Mufti at Kargil

Several deputations met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is on a three day visit to Ladakh region, here today.The members of these deputations thanked the Chief Minister for getting the much awaited Zojila tunnel sanctioned by the Central Government....

20-Aug-2017 Doda

Bali Bhagat conducts surprise visit of SDH Bhaderwah

Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, today conducted a surprise visit of Sub District Hospital (SDH) Bhaderwah to take stock of the functioning of the health institution.During the visit, the Minister inspected various sections of the hospital...

20-Aug-2017 Rajouri

Abdul Gani Kohli visits several areas in Rajouri

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli, today visited several areas of district Rajouri and interacted with people to understand their developmental concerns.The Minister addressed several public gatherings at different places during...

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