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23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Deputation of Punjabi writers calls on Dy CM

A deputation of Punjabi writers and intellectuals called on Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh here today and called for introducing Punjabi language in school curriculum on the analogy of other local languages.Putting -forth the demand for introducing...

23-Jun-2017 Shopian

DDC Shopian visits Pinjura orphanage, interacts with children

District Development Commissioner, Shopian today held an interactive session with children of Government run Orphanage, Pinjura.The aim to organize the interactive session was to make the children feel that they are important and deserve equal attention and care....

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Srinagar, Jammu qualify under Smart City initiative

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that the announcement of Smart City status for Srinagar and Jammu will ensure the planned and holistic development of these capital cities so that they are replete with every modern facility of urban living.The...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti interacts with visiting journalists

Terming public outreach as the only way ahead, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on institutionalized dialogue process in the State to get it out of the difficulties of present times and bloodshed.Interacting with a group of journalists here who...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Mehbooba condemns lynching of Dy SP Ayub outside Jamia Masjid Srinagar

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has strongly condemned the lynching to death of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mohammad Ayub Pandit by an unruly mob outside the historic Jama Masjid, Srinagar during the night long prayers of Shab i Qadr.Terming the incident...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir has been turned into a killing field : Yasin Malik

Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Mohammad Yasin Malik Friday said that Kashmir has been turned into a killing field where Indian occupational forces are killing humans at will and no one among human community seems to bother or feel pain.He said...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Syed Ali Geelani denounces sealing of Jamia Masjid

Syed Ali Geelani on Friday denounced sealing of Jamia Masjid, laying restrictions and placing resistance leadership under house arrest.It is unacceptable and unjustified, said Geelani and added that local administration is practically nonexistent while as...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Lailat-ul-Qadr observed with religious fervor

Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir and elsewhere in the world observed Shab-e-Qadr or Lailat-ul-Qadr with the religious reverence in the intervening night of Thursday-Friday with lakhs of lakhs of Muslims offering night-long prayers.The night is considered to...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq calls officer's lynching 'brutal act'

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Friday condemned the lynching of a senior police officer here as a "brutal act"."Deeply disturbed and condemn the brutal act at Nowhatta," the Mirwaiz tweeted about the Thursday killing of Deputy Superintendent...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Curbs to foil protests in Kashmir Valley

Authorities imposed restrictions in some areas in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday after separatists announced post prayer protests in the Valley."Restrictions under Section 144 have been imposed to maintain law and order in areas falling under...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

APSCC protests against Govt order

All Party Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) Thursday staged protest against the government for failing to declare Punjabi as compulsory subject in schools.Scores of APSCC members assembled at Sanatnagar Gurudwara and marched towards the main road to press...

22-Jun-2017 Pulwama

Militants killed in Kakapora encounter were new recruits

Two of the three militants killed in Kakapora encounter in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district had recently joined militant ranks while one of them was a two years old militant who had joined Lashkar-e-Toiba shortly after Udhampur attack in August 2015 that...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Tariq Karra accuses Govt of patronizing land grabbers

Congress leader and former Finance Minister Tariq Hamid Karra Thursday said that incumbent government has been leaving no stone-turned in harassing him mentally. He alleged that government has been patronizing and encouraging land grabbers. “Land grabbers on...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

June turns bloody : 42 persons lose life in Kashmir

During the current month 42 persons including 27 militants have been killed in more than 13 militancy related incidents in Kashmir Valley.Police sources reveal that in the first three weeks of the current month June this year, 27 militants, 8 policemen, 6 civilians...

22-Jun-2017 Pulwama

Three militants, a civilian killed in South Kashmir

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in an overnight encounter with government forces in Kakapora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Thursday while a civilian also died in the post encounter clashes. Another civilian is battling life in the...

22-Jun-2017 Samba

Chander Parkash Ganga inaugurates SSI under MSME

Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, today inaugurated a Small Scale Industrial (SSI) undertaking under MSME.Member of Parliament, Shamsheer Singh Manhas, Deputy CEO KVIB, Santosh Saraf, District Officer KVIB, Paramjeet Singh among others...

22-Jun-2017 Jammu

Kavinder Gupta lays foundation stone for development of green spaces

Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta, today laid foundation stone for development of green spaces on both sides of different nallas and  Irrigation canals in Ward No. 56 and 58 at Jeevan Nagar Jammu.MLC Vikram Randhava and officers...

22-Jun-2017 Jammu

Sham Lal Chowdhery reviews progress of ongoing schemes in Kathua

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today convened a meeting with engineers of the department to review the status of ongoing works in Kathua, Bani and Basohli.Chief Engineer, I&FC Rajeev Gandotra, Chief Engineer, Ravi-Tawi Irrigation...

22-Jun-2017 Samba

Baba Chamliyal Mela symbolises cross-border harmony

The annual Baba Chamliyal Mela was organized with remarkable amicability and hospitality today at Chamliyal in Ramgarh tehsil on the Indo-Pak border. Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control,...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Syed Altaf Bukhari for preserving heritage character of Lal Chowk

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today stressed on preservation of Lal Chowk’s historic legacy by evolving a comprehensive redevelopment plan that is in sync with its heritage values.The Minister made these remarks during a meeting convened...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Justice Hanjura meets Governor

Justice M.K. Hanjura, J&K High Court, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. The Governor discussed with Justice Hanjura issues relating to the more effective functioning of the sub-ordinate judicial system....

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

LMD penalized multinational company for violating labeling norms

The Legal Metrology Officer Circle-2 of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) Srinagar during a routine inspection of markets of city Srinagar found the Linc Pen Type Executive II Gel Pen in the packed form carrying a sticker for PKD (packing date).A challan...

22-Jun-2017 Shopian

DC Shopian reviews traffic decongestion plan

In the backdrop of representations received from various quarters regarding poor traffic management in the town, District Development Commissioner Shopian Mohammad Aijaz today convened a meeting of line departments and held a threadbare discussion in order...

22-Jun-2017 Budgam

DC Budgam unveils Annual Credit Plan

District Development Commissioner Muhammad Haroon Malik today chaired 59th District Level Review Committee Meeting to review the progress of line departments and banks with respect to the economic development of the District.Officers of the concerned Departments,...

22-Jun-2017 Ramban

DDC discusses arrangements for Eid-Ul-Fitr celebration

To review the arrangements for celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr and Shab-e-Qadar, District Development Commissioner, Tariq Hussain Ganai, convened a meeting of district officers, religious representatives and members of Beoparmandal here today.Detailed discussion...

22-Jun-2017 Ramban

DDC Ramban reviews functioning of District Hospital

District Development Commissioner , Tariq Hussain Ganai today visited District Hospital Ramban to take stock of  medicines and other paraphernalia in the hospital besides  quality of healthcare services  available to people.CMO Dr Saif-ud-Din,...

22-Jun-2017 Bandipora

DDC Bandipora reviews dev projects

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review various development schemes taken up under R&B and Education sectors.Threadbare discussion was held during the meeting and it was informed that the...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

JKPSC clarifies over selection of a candidate

The J&K Public Service Commission today clarified that the selection of Mr Burhan Ahad figuring at Sr No 31 in the selection list under Open category for the post of Assistant Professor (Botany) is purely based on merit.The JKPSC in a statement said...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Ministers felicitate people on Shab-e-Qader, Jummat-ul-Vida

The Council of Ministers has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Shab-e-Qadr.Minister for Revenue, Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri, Minister for Rural Development,...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Union Cabinet Secretary reviews progress of DBT rollout

Union Cabinet Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha today asked the states to ensure faster rollout of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) by taking up Aadhaar seeding in a mission mode. He called for setting time-lines to ensure cent percent seeding, which he said...

22-Jun-2017 Kupwara

Smooth ply of Traffic in Kupwara a main issue

It's a matter of fact that Traffic police is supposed to be the part of crowd and make  smooth ply of traffic. But here in Kupwara is a bit of complex case that  none of the traffic police personal  is seen within the main market or any hard...

22-Jun-2017 Pulwama

3 militants killed, army officer injured in J&K

Three militants were killed and an Army Major was injured on Thursday in a gunfight between the holed up militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.The militants were killed in Kakapora area in a joint operation by the security...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti hosts Iftar at Srinagar

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, hosted an Iftar here this evening at SKICC.Around 1500 guests representing different walks of life attended the Iftar.Governor, N. N. Vohra; Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh;several Ministers; MLAs and MLCs; former legislators;...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Bari Brahmana Industrial Association calls on CM

A deputation of Bari Brahmana Industrial Association called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.The deputation apprised the Chief Minister of many of their issues and concerns vis a vis the GST implementation in the State.Mehbooba Mufti told...

21-Jun-2017 Jammu

Jammu celebrates 3rd international Yoga Day

Despite heavy rains the mass yoga sessions organized by Department of AYUSH witnessed tremendous participation from Yoga practitioners, youth, students and elderly. Union Minister of State for Prime Minister Office (PMO), Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister for Health...

21-Jun-2017 Samba

Awareness programme on central schemes organized

An awareness programme on central schemes was organized by Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, here today.Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga and Member Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma were the chief guest  on the occasion.Speaking...

21-Jun-2017 New Delhi

In a first, JK bags Annual National Award under MGNREGA

For the first time in the history of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in the state, the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Jammu and Kashmir bagged the first National Award for effective initiatives under...

21-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Abdul Haq reviews progress of Himayat Scheme in New Delhi with PIAs

Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq today chaired a meeting of Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) under Himayat scheme to review the progress and implementation of the scheme.The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary RDD, Nirmal...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

CM reviews H&UDD functioning

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked for proper preservation of green spaces in the urban centres even as she reiterated her direction of time bound completion of projects.The Chief Minister was chairing a review meeting of Housing & Urban Development...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Sunil Sharma reviews functioning of operational units of SRTC

Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Sharma, today convened a meeting here today to review functioning of all Operational Units of State Road Transport Corporation and its workshops in the Kashmir Division.   Sharma, who is also Chairman SRTC, said that...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash for creating wider awareness about worker welfare schemes

Minister of state for Health and Medical Education, Housing and Urban Development, and Social Welfare Asiea Naqash today stressed on wide awareness of Workers Welfare schemes for the benefit of the labour class.She was speaking at awareness cum cheque distribution...

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