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20-Jul-2018 Mansa

Will Leave No Stone Unturned For Overall Development : Apneet Riyait

The newly appointed Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait today interacted with the media persons of Mansa at Bachat Bhawan today wherein she announce to leave no stone unturned for overall development of district.She said that the district administration is...

20-Jul-2018 Baramulla

Commissioner Secy PDD reviews power scenario under EGSA at Baramulla

Commissioner Secretary Power Development Department (PDD), Hirdesh Kumar today chaired a meeting to review the power scenario and the  implementation of related schemes and programmes in the district that comes in the purview of Extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyan...

20-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Workshop-cum-practical training programme held at Srinagar

HOPE Disability Centre (NGO), Srinagar, in collaboration of Department of Information, Kashmir Division, Tourism, Fire and Emergency Services and State Disaster Response Force today organized one day workshop-cum-practical training programme for local youth...

20-Jul-2018 Kupwara

Commissioner Secy PDD reviews power scenario in Kupwara

Commissioner Secretary Power Development Department, Hridesh Kumar, today convened a meeting of officers in Kupwara to review the progress of various schemes and programmes in power sector under Centrally Sponsored “Transformation of Aspirational District” scheme.The...

20-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Secy RDD for creating awareness about MGNREGA related works

Stressing the importance to bring transparency and accountability in the implementation of the MGNREGA scheme, the Secretary, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda today directed the recently-appointed Ombudsmen to redress all genuine grievances...

20-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Dr. Asgar Samoon chairs State Road Safety Council meeting

Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Dr. Asgar Samoon today chaired a meeting of State Road Safety Council (SRSC).The meeting was attended by Transport Commissioner J&K, Saugat Biswas, Additional Secretary (Tech), Transport, Additional Secretaries of...

20-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor K Vijay Kumar reviews functioning of SPCB

Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today stressed on the officials of the State Pollution Control Board to be more active, responsive and interactive while performing their duties of enactment of various laws of Environment protection.He said this while ...

20-Jul-2018 Rajouri

Rajouri: DC reviews Budha Amarnath Yatra arrangements

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad today reviewed and finalized arrangements for smooth conduct of Budha Amarnath Yatra commencing from August 17, here at a meeting of officers and representatives of religious organisations.The meeting had...

20-Jul-2018 Reasi

Reasi admin reviews I-Day arrangements

District Development Commissioner, Parsanna Ramaswamy G. today reviewed the arrangements for Independence Day celebrations here today at a meeting of the concerned departments.The meeting was attended by ADDC Ramesh Chander, ADC Babu Ram, ACR Harbans Lal, Commandant...

20-Jul-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri inspects Tourism Park, Sports Stadium

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad, along with concerned officers, today inspected available infrastructure at GudaTop Tourism Park and Sports Stadium.At GudaTop Park, the DDC went around the park and discussed with the CEO Rajouri Development...

20-Jul-2018 Udhampur

DC flags off Hajj pilgrims

District Development Commissioner Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar flagged off 64 Hajj pilgrims of Udhampur district, here this morning.Additional Deputy Commissioner, Krishan Lal, and team of police and civil officers, besides a large number of people were present to...

20-Jul-2018 Bandipora

DC takes stock of facilities at DH Bandipora

District Development Commissioner, Bandipora, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today conducted an extensive tour of the district and took stock of the functioning of District Hospital and Hassan Shah Khuoyihami Degree College.The DDC, accompanied by Chief Planning Officer,...

19-Jul-2018 Jaipur

BJP promised 'Suraaj' but delivered 'Kuraaj' in Rajasthan : Congress

The BJP in Rajasthan had promised "Suraaj" (good governance) before coming to power in the state, but delivered "Kuraaj" (misgovernance) after forming the government, said the Congress on Wednesday.Addressing the media in the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

We walked the talk on electrification : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday claimed that officials working on electrification projects under his government reached every village, remotest of areas to fulfil his promise to the nation."From the ramparts of Red Fort, I announced every village...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP believes in hidding the truth : Rahul Gandhi

Criticising the proposed amendment to the RTI Bill that will render it "useless", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the BJP for believing only in keeping the truth hidden."Every Indian has the right to know the truth. The BJP believes the truth...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Evolve national policy to curb social media misuse : M. Venkaiah Naidu

Expressing concern over misuse of social media, Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday asked the government to evolve a national policy after discussing with all stakeholders including political parties to combat the menace."I can only suggest to the...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

TDP seeks Kejriwal's support against Modi government

A delegation of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Thursday sought support from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to the no-confidence motion against the Modi government tabled by them in the Lok Sabha.Led by TDP Parliamentary Party leader Y.S. Chowdary,...

19-Jul-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Probe call details of Lalu : JD-U

The ruling JD-U in Bihar has demanded a probe into phone call details of RJD chief Lalu Prasad a day after BJP's Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi sought cancellation of the provisional bail granted by Jharkhand High Court to the RJD chief for "violating...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Congress says no again to government's Lokpal meeting

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he would not attend the meeting of the Selection Committee for Lokpal to be held the same day, unless the leader of the single largest opposition party is conferred the status...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Modi capitulating to US while pretending otherwise : CPI-M

The Modi government is getting ready to capitulate to the demands of the Trump administration while taking a public stand that seems otherwise, the CPI-M has said."The contradiction between the strategic alliance with the US and India's national interest...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

IITs to jointly scout for faculty : Prakash Javedekar

The IITs have been asked to collectively bargain for faculty hiring from Indians abroad to abridge the teachers' shortage, Parliament was told on Thursday.Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha on what the government is doing to overcome shortage of faculty,...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP protecting corrupt Delhi Chief Secretary : Sanjay Singh

Delhi's ruling AAP on Thursday accused the BJP of protecting the Chief Secretary - accused of taking bribes from corrupt officials - and demanded a CBI probe into the matter.Citing Dr Avinash Kumar of Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital who had accused Chief Secretary Anshu...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal wants all pending MLALAD works approved within 7 days

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday directed the Urban Development Department of Delhi to approve all pending works under the MLA Local Area Development (MLALAD) scheme within a week.He also asked the department to approve new works under the scheme...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

CBI pressured to file charge sheet against me : P. Chidambaram

After CBI filed a chargesheet against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis deal, Chidambaram said: "CBI has been pressured to file a chargesheet to support a preposterous allegation," adding that he will contest it vigorously."CBI...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Mobile passport app fully secured : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the newly launched mobile app through which citizens can apply for a passport was fully secured with advanced security features.She said that in less than three weeks of the app being launched, the External...

19-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Terrorism not a clash between Christian West and Islam : David Cameron

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said terrorism should not be seen as a battle between the Christian countries of the West and the Islamic countries in the Middle East. It is all about identifying and wiping out a small section that believes...

19-Jul-2018 Kolkata

80% chance of Britain leaving EU : David Cameron

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said that there is an 80 per cent chance that his country will quit the EU on the basis of an agreed deal and it might opt for a "soft Brexit" by staying close to a single market.Cameron's comments came...

19-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Tie-up with Congress in MP possible : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday did not rule out an arrangement with the Congress in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections.Talking to media persons, he said that his party would only field candidates in seats where it was confident...

19-Jul-2018 Bhubaneswar

5 school students killed, 4 injured in Odisha road accident

In a tragic incident, at least five school students were killed and four others suffered critical injuries after being run over by a speeding truck on a national highway in Odisha's Bhadrak district on Thursday.The incident occurred on NH-16 at Ranitela...

19-Jul-2018 Dantewada (Chhattisgarh)

4 women among 8 Maoists gunned down in Chhatisgarh

Eight Maoists, including four women, were shot dead on Thursday in an encounter with security forces in an area adjoing the border of Dantewada-Bijapur districts in Chhattisgarh, an official said. Several sophisticated firearms were recovered from them.Confirming...

19-Jul-2018 Mumbai

I'm not rigid, but open to life : Chitrangada Singh

She had no plans to enter Bollywood but made her debut in 2003 with Sudhir Mishras "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi", and her performance was widely appreciated by critics and audience alike. In hindsight, the actress says her vulnerability worked in her favour,...

19-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Bhumi Pednekar happy to get star 'named' after herself

Actress Bhumi Pednekar has a 'star' registered in her name now. And she has promised "this star" will keep shining "brighter"."I am a STAR....and only cause of all the love you guys give me. Really. Team Bhumi Pednekar you truly made my day. I'm so overwhelmed...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Don't want to separate my identity from Shahid : Ishaan Khatter

Ishaan Khatter doesn't mind being known as Shahid Kapoor's brother. The young actor, who made his film debut with "Beyond The Clouds" and will make his Bollywood foray with "Dhadak", says he never wants to separate his name from his half-sibling's name to create...

19-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Film with Karan Johar didn't work out : Badshah

Filmmaker Karan Johar had offered rapper Badshah an acting role in his film, but it didn't work out."He (Karan) did offer me a role in a film, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Akshay Kumar. However, it did not work out," Badshah said in a statement to IANS.They...

19-Jul-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur Releases Pahari CD 'Gunj Non Stop' of Birbal Sharma

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today released Pahari CD 'Gunj Non Stop' of traditional Himachali folk songs sung by Birbal Sharma and directed by Prabhu Negi.The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of the singer as such songs go a long way in creating awareness...

19-Jul-2018 Shimla

Contributions towards C.M. Relief Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of rupees three lakh by The CD Cooperative Credit Society Limited, Gohar, District Mandi towards Chief Minister's Relief Fund, here today. Office bearers of the Society also contributed another cheque of...

19-Jul-2018 Bilaspur

Chief Secretary donates brick for Memorial at Sarkaghat

Chief Secretary Vineet Chawdhry during his visit to Bilaspur on Wednesday donated a brick for memorial at Sarkaghat in Mandi district in the name of Martyr Pawan Kumar to be constructed under 'Ek Eint Shaheed ke Naam' campaign.The Chief Secretary said that...

19-Jul-2018 Shimla

Govt. approves MIS for procurement of processing grade mangoes

The State Government has given approval for implementation of the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for Mango procurement of processing grade mangoes in the State during the year 2018.  Under the scheme, 250 metric tonne fruit of seedling, 200 metric...

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