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23-Mar-2019 Kupwara/Pulwama

World TB Day observed at Kupwara, Pulwama

District Tuberculosis Officer  (DTO) Dr Mohammad Ramzan  today flagged off a rally of school children from District Hospital Kupwara, on the eve of World Tuberculosis Day. Later a function was held at AMT school in which  Immunization Officer ...

07-Mar-2019 Handwara (Kupwara)

Militant killed in overnight Handwara gunfight, searches on : Army

One militant has been killed in an encounter with government forces at Badra Payeen area of Kralgund, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said on Thursday.An army officer said that after a brief gunfight last night, one militant was killed...

06-Mar-2019 Kupwara

Two killed, 10 injured as bus turns turtle

Two people were killed while ten others were injured after a passenger bus turned turtle at Langate in Handwara area of  Kupwara district on Wednesday.A police officer told GNS that about 1:20 pm, a Swaraj Mazda (bearing registration no JKO9A-1220)...

01-Mar-2019 Handwara

Handwara gunfight: Two cops, two CRPF men, civilian among five killed

Four forces personnel and a civilian have been killed in an ongoing gunfight between forces and militants that raged in Babagund Langate area of Handwara of Kupwara district on Friday. Official sources confirmed to KNO that while eight forces personnel have...

01-Mar-2019 Kupwara

Two militants killed in overnight Handwara encounter

Two militants were killed in an overnight encounter at Babagund village of Langate, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.Reports reaching GNS said that two militants were killed in the encounter. The bodies of the slain have been recovered from the...

09-Feb-2019 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara chairs skill development meet

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting to discuss the issues related to the Skill Development programme under Border Action Development Programme (BADP), Special Central Assistance to Tribal Sub-Scheme (SCA to TSS)...

08-Feb-2019 Kupwara

DC Kupwara reviews snow clearance work, availability of essentials

Deputy Commissioner Khalid Jahangir today took stock of snow clearance operation and restoration of electricity, drinking water and other essential services. He also reviewed  the availability of essential commodities in the aftermath of heavy snow fall...

21-Jan-2019 Kupwara

DC Kupwara chairs Disaster Management meet, reviews preparedness

Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting of various concerned officers to discuss District Disaster Management Plan (DDMP) and to review the disaster preparedness in the district.The meeting was attended by ADCs of Kupwara and Handwara,...

10-Jan-2019 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews performance of banks at DLRC meet

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Khalid Jahangir today reviewed the performance of banks and other related institutions for 2nd quarter of the current financial year 2018-19, here at District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting.The meeting was attended...

03-Jan-2019 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews progress of works under TAD programme

District Development Commissioner, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the progress made in different sectors identified under Transformation of Aspirational Districts (TAD) programme. The meeting was attended by ADDC, JD Planning,...

29-Dec-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara inspects developmental works at Kralpora

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today visited Kralpora to review the pace and progress of developmental works undertaken in the area.While inspecting the new building of SDH Kralpora, the DDC  directed the concerned authorities...

27-Dec-2018 Kupwara

DC Kupwara inaugurates Mega Kissan Mela

Deputy Commissioner Khalid Jahangir inaugurated a day long Mega Kissan Mela attended by the farmers from across the district, here today.Deputy Commissioner, after inaugurating the Mela, inspected the stalls put up by various departments including Agriculture,...

26-Dec-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara conducts surprise inspection of offices

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today conducted surprise inspection of several government offices including PHE Division Handwara, Social Welfare Office and PHC Chogal to reinforce punctuality   and   take stock...

15-Dec-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara flags off 120 farmers for exposure tour

To acquaint farmers with latest technology and agricultural know-how, a group of 120 progressive farmers of different areas of Lolab valley were today flagged off for one-day exposure tour here by District Development Commissioner, Khalid Jehangir.The tour...

07-Dec-2018 Kupwara

Kupwara: DDC reviews plan for Rurban Cluster Model Village Khumriyal

District Development Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting regarding finalization of Action Plan 2018-19 under Rurban Cluster Model Village Khumriyal.The meeting was informed that Rs 60.62 crore will be spend to develop the cluster in such...

26-Nov-2018 Kupwara

Khursheed Ahmad Ganai holds public interaction programme at Kupwara

As part of State administration's initiative to resolve the grievances of people, Advisor to Governor, Khursheed Ahmad Ganai today held a public interaction programme at DC Office Complex Kupwara, here.Several public delegations, deputations and organizations...

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...

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