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22-Sep-2018 Doda

4 killed in J&K road accident

Four persons were killed and seven injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Saturday, police said.A passenger vehicle went out of the driver's control and rolled down a deep gorge on Gangal-Bhalessa road in the hilly district.The...

21-Sep-2018 Jammu

CWC Jammu reunites lost boy with his parents

With the efforts of district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and help of Aadhar Biometric details, a missing boy has been reunited with his family. Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar in the presence of CWC and officers handed over the boy to his parents,...

21-Sep-2018 Jammu

I&C Directorate hosts workshop on ‘J&K Start-up Policy -2018’

A one day workshop on the ‘J&K Start Up Policy -2018’ was organised today here at the Directorate of Industries & Commerce, Jawahar Lal Nehru Udyog Bhawan.The work shop was attended by staff of Entrepreneur Development Institute and   the...

21-Sep-2018 Rajouri

Several major surgeries conducted at DH Rajouri

Six major surgeries including three Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Gall Bladder stones were performed today here at District Hospital Rajouri.As per the OT schedule surgeries were conducted by a team of doctors headed by Dr. Mushtaq Choudhary laparoscopic...

21-Sep-2018 Ramban

Naat,Qiraat competition held at Khari

As part of the “Khelo India” initiative, the District Administration Ramban today organized inter-school “Naat and Qiraat” recitation competition here at Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Khari.Saima Ashraf student of class 11th of GHSS Khari was...

21-Sep-2018 Srinagar

5056 girls provided Rs 19.86 cr under Marriage Assistance Scheme

Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today reviewed the progress on implementation of the State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS).Under this welfare initiative state government provides financial assistance of Rs 25000 and cost of 5 gm Gold to those...

21-Sep-2018 Bandipora

40-hour long Bandipora encounter ends, 3 more militants killed, toll 5

Three more militants were killed with government forces as the 40-hour long gunfight at Sumlar forests of north Kashmir's Bandipora district ended on Friday late afternoon.SSP Bandipora Zulfikar Azad told GNS that three more militants were killed in the operation.He...

21-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Ashura observed with religious fervor

The police on Friday detained scores of mourners as they tried to take out an Ashura procession in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk even as Ashura processions were taken out in different parts of the Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of 10th Muharram, marking the martyrdom...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

3 cops abducted, killed in Shopian

Three policemen were abducted and killed while a relative of one of the slain cops was set free after abduction in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on early Friday.A police officer said militants abducted three cops from Batgund and Kapren Shopian early on...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

Militants abduct, kill three policemen in Kashmir

Militants gunned down three policemen on Friday, hours after they were abducted from their homes in south Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.A police officer told IANS that locals discovered their bullet-riddled bodies in a village in the morning, triggering...

20-Sep-2018 Jammu

DC Jammu holds discussion with rep of political parties

Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today convened a meeting with the representatives of various political parties regarding adherence of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) guidelines and their concerns related to Urban Local Body polls.The DC informed that the...

20-Sep-2018 Shopian

ADC Shopian chairs DLMC Meeting

Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvez Sajad Ganai, today chaired a meeting of District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) to review the effective implementation of the Self-Help Group of Engineers scheme (April –August 2018) here.Superintendent Engineer...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Comm Secy Forests reviews departmental functioning

The Commissioner Secretary Forests, Environment and Ecology, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, today held a detailed review meeting of Territorial Forest Divisions of Kashmir Region.Chief Conservator of Forests, Kashmir Syed Farooq Ahmad Gillani, IFS made a power point...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Establish Winter Joint Control Rooms : Div Com to DCs

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to establish winter control rooms in their respective districts including Gurez and Tangdhar for the preparedness and arrangements to be made for the cold months so...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO issues notification for Phase-2

The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K Shaleen Kabra today issued notification for the conduct of 2nd Phase of Municipal Polls-2018.The notification has been issued for Srinagar Municipal Corporation (ward No. 18 to 37), Municipal Committee Langate (ward 1...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Struggle in Kashmir continuation of Karbala : Yasin Malik

Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Thursday said that the Imam-I-Hussain (RA) represents resilience, courage and steadfastness and identifies with the oppressed not the oppressors.Malik while addressing a Muharram congregation at Basant...

19-Sep-2018 Jammu

2 BSF troopers, civilian killed in Jammu-Srinagar highway accident

Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers and a civilian driver were killed on Wednesday in a road accident on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said.The driver of a truck on its way from Jammu to Srinagar lost control of the vehicle which rolled...

19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Governor inaugurates conference of Deputy Commissioners, District SSsP

Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a one-day conference of Deputy Commissioners and District Senior Superintendents of Police at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), here today. Advisors to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, K Vijay Kumar...

19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

B B Vyas for comprehensive mechanism to promote SSI sector in JK

Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today directed for framing a comprehensive mechanism to effectively promote small-scale industrial sector in the state so that the aspiring entrepreneurs are provided with the necessary support.The Advisor was speaking at the twin...

19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

K Vijay Kumar hears public delegations, individuals at Srinagar

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today held Grievance Redressal Camp at JK Governor's Grievance Cell where he met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and demands.During the Public Grievance Camp, 20 delegations and...

19-Sep-2018 Lakhanpur (Jammu)

Excise officials seize 1000 kgs polythene

The sleuths of Excise Department at Toll Post, Mandi Mendikern foiled a major bid to smuggle polythene into the state by seizing 1000 kgs of banned polythene.The drive was carried out as per the directions of Talat Parvez Rohella, Excise Commissioner.The...

19-Sep-2018 Samba

Tourism Department organizes one day hiking camp at Samba

To promote the adventure tourism and show case the rich cultural and heritage of Samba, the Tourism Department organized one day hiking camp for the students here today .The camp was organized on the occasion of 'Paryatan Parv' celebrations.On the occasion,...

19-Sep-2018 Ganderbal

Annual Day function held at GGHSS Ganderbal

Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Ganderbal today celebrated its annual day at School premises, Ganderbal. The students presented various cultural items depicting different cultures and dances from Kashmiri culture.The function was presided by Director...

19-Sep-2018 Srinagar

PDD regularizes 63711 connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme

On the directions of the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, PDD has regularized 63711 electricity connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme across the Valley.SAUBHAGYA or Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana was flagged off in September 2017...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

JK KVIB’s month-long Khadi Exhibition begins at Kashmir Haat

Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) today started a month-long national-level Khadi Exhibition-cum-Sale at Kashmir Haat here for the promotion of Khadi and Village Industries (V.I) products.In all, over 200 stalls of Khadi and Village...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

PCCF chairs meeting regarding handing over of markings to SFC

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Suresh Chugh, today took a detailed joint meeting of Territorial Forest and J&K State Forest Corporation regarding handing over of markings to SFC for the year 2018-19.The Chief Conservator of Forests, Kashmir...

18-Sep-2018 Jammu

‘SAUBHAGYA RATH’ flagged off from EMRE-III, Jammu

Electric, M&RE, Division-III , on achieving 100% household electrification in the area falling under its jurisdiction under the ‘Saubhagya' scheme, today launched ‘Saubhagya Rath’ which was flagged off by the Chief Engineer, EMRE-Wing   Er. Sudhir...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Dir Tourism interacts with US Embassy Vice Consul

Director tourism Kashmir Tasaduq Jeelani today had an interaction with Vice Consul at US Embassy at New Delhi, Katrina Dix, to improve communication ties with the embassy, so that American nationals visiting the State can be helped quickly in case they face any...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Khurshid Shah, Farooq Shah review status of World Bank funded projects

Commissioner Secretary PWD Khurshid Ahmad Shah and Secretary Disaster Management Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRRR) Farooq Ahmad Shah today held a meeting to review the status of World Bank funded projects in the State.The meeting was attended by Development...

18-Sep-2018 Bandipora

B B Vyas visits Bandipora, takes stock of ongoing developmental works

Advisor to the Governor, B B Vyas today directed officials to ensure inclusive and grassroots level development especially in hard areas of the state.Vyas conducted an extensive tour of Bandipora today to get first-hand appraisal of developmental projects in...

18-Sep-2018 Kupwara

NABARD organizes workshop on DEDS, other schemes in Kupwara

National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), today organized a workshop at Kupwara on Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) and other Centrally Sponsored Schemes promoted by NABARD as a Nodal agency in district Kupwara.Additional District...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Rohit Kansal reviews works at Jagti migrant camp

Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kansal and Secretary Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation Farooq Ahmad Shah today held a meeting with Relief Commissioner Migrants M L Raina regarding renovation and repair of migrant flats at Jagti.The meeting which...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon chairs meet to discuss Poultry Policy

The Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting to discuss the draft poultry policy and measures to be taken to uplift the poultry industry in the state.The meeting was attended...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Zanskar, other deputations meet Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

Deputations and individuals from across the Valley met the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here today and brought their issues into his notice.A deputation from Zanskar demanded upgradation of infrastructure and tourism promotion in the area.Deputations...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

DG BSF meets Governor

K.K. Sharma, Director General, Border Security Force, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.DG briefed Governor about functioning of the BSF in Jammu and Kashmir and about various issues connected with internal and external security, particularly...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

GOC 14 Corps briefs Governor

Lt. Gen. Y.K. Joshi, GOC 14 Corps, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Lt. Gen briefed Governor regarding the situation along the LoC and LAC which fall within the Area of Responsibility of this Corps.Governor held detailed discussion...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Commissioner Secy GAD briefs Governor

Hilal Ahmad Parray, Commissioner Secretary, General Administration Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Parray briefed Governor about various important issues relating to the   service matters of the government departments...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Principal Sec Health and Medical Education briefs Governor

Atal Dulloo, Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Dullo briefed Governor about several important administrative matters relating to the Health and Medical Education Department...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Atal Dulloo visits Government Dental College Srinagar

Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today visited Government Dental College and Hospital here and took stock of patient care and academic scenario in the College.He was accompanied by College Principal Prof. Riyaz Farooq and Medical...

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