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11-Nov-2018 Kupwara

One militant killed in Kupwara

Security forces shot dead a militant on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.Police sources said the gunfire erupted when the militants fired at a police unit in the bypass area of Handwara town."One militant has been killed in this operation which...

11-Nov-2018 Kupwara

DC Kupwara reviews panchayat poll arrangements

District Election Officer Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today convened a meeting to discuss identifying feasible and easily accessible locations as counting centres for the ensuing Panchayat elections-2018.The meeting deliberated upon various issues like the accessibility...

07-Nov-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara chairs public darbars in Lolab

In order to take a first-hand appraisal of various amenities available to people, District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today visited Lalpora and Kuligam areas of Lolab and chaired a public darbar there.During the darbar, residents...

31-Oct-2018 Kupwara

Commissioner Food Safety flags-off Swasth Bharat Yatra

Commissioner Food Safety Dr Abdul Kabir Dar today flagged-off a rally under Swasth Bharat Yatra from Handwara here.The rally comprising student from various educational institutions of Handwara, prominent citizens, cycling enthusiasts, civil society members and other...

30-Oct-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara Flags off Swasth Bharat Yatra

DDC Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today flagged off a rally under Swasth Bharat Yatra from TRC premises Kupwara.The rally comprising of the students from various educational institutions and prominent citizens, civil society members and other people passed through...

29-Oct-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara visits Karnah, listens to public grievances

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today concluded his two days tour to Karnah Sub-Division during which he took stock of Public issues and also reviewed the preparedness for forthcoming Panchayat Elections.The DDC convened a Public Darbar...

29-Oct-2018 Kupwara

Secy Horticulture reviews departmental functioning in Kupwara

Secretary Horticulture Manzoor Ahmad lone today visited Kupwara and chaired a high level meeting of concerned officers at DC office Complex Kupwara.The meeting was attended by District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, Director Agriculture, Director...

27-Oct-2018 Kupwara

DC Kupwara visits Keran, inspects developmental works

Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today visited Pathran, Kundiyan and Mandian areas of frontier Keran block to take a first-hand appraisal of amenities and issues being faced locals there.He also took stock of various ongoing developmental works...

22-Oct-2018 Handwara (Kupwara)

Delhi seeking pleasure from Kashmir killings : Er Rasheed

Independent legislator and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Monday led a protest march in Handwara against the killings of seven civilians in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday.A statement issued by Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) said that hundreds joined the protest...

20-Oct-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara chairs DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the achievements made at the end of first quarter of the current financial year 2018-19 and targets fixed under Annual District...

19-Oct-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara inspects developmental works in Rajwar

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today conducted an extensive tour of Rajwar area of the frontier district to inspect availability of basic amenities to the people.ADC Handwara, Gulzar Ahmad, SSP Handwara, CMO Kupwara, Exen PDD Handwara...

18-Oct-2018 Kupwara

Mega Legal Services- cum- Awareness Camp held at Kupwara

Under the aegis of NALSA and as per the directions of Chief Justice Gita Mittal, High Court Of Jammu and Kashmir and under the able leadership and guidance of  Mr. Justice Alok Aradhe, Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority, A Mega...

15-Oct-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews progress on Land Records Digitization

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting to review the progress of preparation of Jamabandies for the year 2017-18 and implementation of Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme at DC Office Complex Kupwara.The...

13-Oct-2018 Baramulla/Kupwara

CEO NITI Aayog visits Aspirational Districts Baramulla, Kupwara

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant today visited north Kashmir districts of Baramulla and Kupwara to take stock on implementation of various schemes under Aspirational Districts Programme.He was accompanied by Joint Secretary NITI Aayog,...

11-Oct-2018 Handwara (Kupwara)

Manan Wani along with associate killed in North Kashmir gun battle

Scholar turned Hizbul Mujhadeen Commander Manan Wani has been killed in a fierce gunfight with Government Forces here in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Besides, Manan another local militant identified as Ashiq Ahmed Zargar, a resident of Tulwari Langate was...

29-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara visits Cocoon Auction Market

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today visited the Five Days Cocoon Auction Market at Sericulture Office Complex Kupwara.The auction market commenced sale on 27th of this month and will continue till October 1st 2018. The buyers from...

28-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Farooq Shah reviews functioning of PHE, I&FC Depttsin Kupwara

Secretary Public Health Engineering, and Irrigation & Flood Control Departments, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today visited the frontier district of Kupwara and took a detailed review of the PHE, I&FC sectors in the district.The visit was in pursuance of the directions...

25-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara inaugurates Fruit Mandi Bumhama

Fruit and vegetable market Bumhama Kupwara was today thrown open by the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir for business.The said market comprising 46.13 Kanals of land contains all kinds of required facilities which include shopping...

25-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews progress of works under aspirational programme

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir here today chaired a meeting of officers of Education, Rural Development, PHE, PDD and other concerned departments here at DC Office Complex.The meeting reviewed the progress achieved under TAD...

24-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Two revenue officials killed, another injured in Machil mishap

Two revenue officials were killed and another was injured after a maruti car overturned and rolled down into a deep gorge in Machil area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday late evening.Reports reaching GNS said that a maruti car (JK02AJ-2977)...

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...

16-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Comm Secy FCS&CA visits Kupwara, takes Stock of Supplies

Commissioner Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Dr Abdul Rashid today visited Kulangam granary, FSD Bumhama and border areas of Kupwara to check the border dumping position.Director FCS&CA Kashmir, Assistant Director FCS&CA...

15-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara flags off ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ rally

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir flagged off a rally under PM's fortnight programme "Swachhata Hi Seva" from DC Office here today.The programme will continue till October 02, 2018, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The rally comprising...

15-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara urges youth to become entrepreneurs

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir advised youth to establish income generating units and create employment for themselves and for others. DDC said that rather than seeking jobs, by imbibing entrepreneurship spirit, youth should become...

13-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara chairs NABARD meeting under TDF

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a NABARD meeting under Tribal Development Fund (TDF), Rural Haat and Farmer Producer Organisation in the Meeting Hall of DC Office Complex.The meeting was informed that Kupwara with a total...

12-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC inaugurates Kupwara T20 champions trophy 2018

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today inaugurated the Kupwara T20 Champions Trophy 2018 at Sports Stadium Galizoo here.The tournament is being played with the underlying theme of ‘Sports for Peace and Development’ under Khelo India...

11-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara inspects developmental works in Mannigah

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today conducted an extensive tour of Mannigah area of the district to check the availability of basic amenities to the people there.He inspected various ongoing developmental projects carried out by...

11-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara chairs training programme on water conservation

A district-level training programme on local groundwater-related issues and participatory groundwater management was held here today with District Development Commissioner Khalid Jahangir in chair.The programme was organized by Central Ground Water Board...

11-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Encounter breaks out in Handwara village

A gunfight broke out in Galoora area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday.Reports reaching GNS said that that army’s 30 RR, 92 bn CRPF and SOG cordoned Galoora area of Langate during pre dawn hours.Soon after the joint team of forces...

10-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews implementation of ‘Poshan Abhiyaan’ scheme

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, convened a meeting here today to review the implementation of PM's overarching ‘Poshan Abhiyan’ scheme for ensuring holistic nourishment of children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.The objective...

08-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Commissioner Secretary R&B visits Kupwara

Commissioner Secretary R&B Khursheed Ahmad Shah along with DDC Kupwara Khalid Jahangir today conducted an extensive tour of district Kupwara during which he inspected various developmental projects including roads, degree colleges, hospitals, and other works.Chief...

07-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews progress under CAPEX Budget 2018-19

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today convened a meeting of officers to review the physical and financial achievements of various departments under District CAPEX Budget 2018-19 in the Meeting Hall of DC Office Complex.The DDC took...

04-Sep-2018 Kupwara

KVIB organises awareness camp at Kupwara

J&K Khadi Village Industries Board (JKKVIB) organised a one day Awareness Camp on the National Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) Hub Scheme (NSSH) here today. The camp witnessed overwhelming participation of people from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled...

04-Sep-2018 Kupwara

VC SKUAST chairs SAC meeting at Kupwara

The 12th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting was held under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor SKUAST-K, Prof. Nazir Ahmad at Kupwara here today.The meeting reviewed the overall progress of Krishi Vigyan Kendra(KVK) Kupwara. During the meeting,...

03-Sep-2018 Karnah (Kupwara)

Advisor K Vijay Kumar visits Karnah

Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Karnah, Kupwara to take stock of the pace of various developmental projects and also review the  situation in the aftermath of flood triggered by a cloudburst.The Advisor was accompanied by MLC Javid...

02-Sep-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews pace of dev works in Machil sector

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today conducted an extensive tour of Machil area to take a firsthand appraisal of development works being executed by various agencies there.The DDC also reviewed the implementation of directions of...

01-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Guv's advisor visits fire damaged army camp in Machil

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Saturday visited army camp which suffered damage in a fire incident earlier this week at Machil along the Line of Control in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.On Aug 28, at least eight barracks and three office buildings...

29-Aug-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara flags off Green Marathon

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today flagged off a Green Marathon Rally with the theme ‘’Let’s Go Green’’ at Bumhama Kupwara. The event was organized by All Private School Association Kupwara and about 500 students of various...

24-Aug-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara chairs skill development meet

In order to discuss the issues related to the Skill Development programme in district Kupwara, the District Development Commissioner, Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir chaired a meeting with Mission Director Skill Development and other concerned officers.It was...

21-Aug-2018 Kupwara

Union Sec MODWS visits Kupwara, reviews performance under ADP

Union Secretary Drinking Water & Sanitation, Parameshwaran Iyer today convened a meeting of officers here to review the status of drinking water and sanitation in the district and overall performance under Transformation of Aspirational District Scheme...

19-Aug-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews ongoing works at Fruit Mandi

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today visited Fruit Mandi Kupwara to review the status of ongoing works and to take stock of overall preparedness for making the mandi operational by the end of August.DDC Kupwara accompanied by Chief...

18-Aug-2018 Handwara

14 years on: Kashmir youth missing in Gujurat still untracable

Hakimuddin Kasana is wandering from pillar to post in search of his son who went missing fourteen years ago in Indian state Gujurat.Frail and anxious Kasana has not given up and has been making all efforts to trace his son, though authorities both in Kashmir and...

16-Aug-2018 Kupwara

Four army soldiers injured as gunfight rages along LoC in Nowgam

Four army soldiers were injured in a gunfight at Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.A police officer told GNS that army's 8 Bihar intercepted a group of infiltrators near Sangam Post at around 9:20 am. "The group...

16-Aug-2018 Kupwara

Karnah Flashfloods : DDC Kupwara visits affected villages

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir visited various areas of Karnah on Wednesday to take stock of the situation in the aftermath of flash floods triggered by cloudbursts.DDC was accompanied by SSP Kupwara, Shriram Ambarkar, SDM, Exen...

08-Aug-2018 Kupwara

DC Kupwara reviews Measles-Rubella campaign

Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today convened a meeting of District Taskforce Committee to review the activities undertaken in the district so far with regard to the Measles Rubella vaccination campaign commencing from 1st September.The meeting...

02-Aug-2018 Kupwara

Two Hizb militants killed in Kupwara shootout

Two local Hizb ul Mujahideen militants were killed in a brief shootout in Khumriyal area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.Reports reaching GNS said that a vehicle Hyundai SX bearing Registration no. JK01G-7770) reached near the Khumriyal Bridge...

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