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20-Jun-2018 Jammu

Nirmala Sitharaman visits rifleman Aurangzeb's family in J&K

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday visited the family of rifleman Aurangzeb who was abducted and killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir on June 15.Sitharaman arrived here earlier in the day and flew to the Mendhar area of Rajouri district where...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Militants killed in Tral firefight laid to rest amid pro-freedom slogans

Thousands of people on Wednesday participated in the funeral of two slain militants in Pinglish and Midoora villages of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants – Adil of Midoora Tral (Active from last two days), Danish of Pinglish...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Vyas, Kumar appointed Advisors to Governor

Governor N. N. Vohra has appointed Sh. B.B. Vyas, IAS, Chief Secretary, J&K and Sh. Vijay Kumar, IPS (Retd.) presently serving as Senior Security Advisor, Union Ministry of Home Affairs, as Advisors to the Governor with effect from the date they assume charge....

20-Jun-2018 Ganderbal

Thousands throng famous Ragnya Devi temple in Ganderbal

Thousands of devotees Wednesday thronged the famous temple of Ragnya Devi in Tulmul Ganderbal on the occasion of annual Kheer Bhawani mela.Situated amidst Chinar trees in Ganderbal district, the revered temple is thronged by devotees, mostly Kashmiri Pandits,...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

PDP gave red carpet treatment to RSS and BJP : Ali Muhammad Sagar

National Conference Wednesday said that history and people of Kashmir will never forgive People’s Democratic Party for giving red carpet treatment to RSS and BJP in Kashmir.Party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar said that power blinded PDP to the extent that...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

New Delhi repeating 1953 in Kashmir : Mohammad Khursheed Alam

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday came out in open stating that the party is ready to sacrifice the government thousand times if it is for the safeguard of the interests of the people of Kashmir and save them from tyrannical times.In a statement issued...

20-Jun-2018 Jammu

Progressive farmers interact with PM through video-conferencing

The progressive farmers of Jammu division today participated in an interactive session with Prime Minister, Narendra Modi through video-conferencing. The facility was arranged by the Department of Agriculture, Jammu at the Conference Hall of Krishi Bhawan...

20-Jun-2018 Samba

Jugal Kishore Sharma chairs DISHA meet

Member Parliament, Jammu-Poonch constituency Jugal Kishore Sharma today chaired a meeting of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) to review the physical and financial achievements under various centrally sponsored schemes in Samba.The...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Governor chairs Security Review Meeting

Governor N.N. Vohra reviewed a wide range of security management issues relating to the State with senior Civil, Police, Central Police, Army and Central Intelligence Agency officers in a meeting held at the Raj Bhavan today.While reiterating the importance of...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Northern Army Commander meets Governor

Lt Gen. Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, met Governor N.N. Vohra at Raj Bhavan today.Governor and the Army Commander discussed certain issues about the need for very close coordination in security management in the Valley, particularly keeping...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Governor to meet senior functionaries of State Government

Immediately after receiving President of India’s approval, Governor N.N. Vohra issued the Proclamation to impose Governor’s Rule in the State under section 92 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir today.Governor held discussions with Sh. B.B. Vyas Chief Secretary...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Conference on ‘Empowering marginalized Through Legal Services’

Supreme Court Judge, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who is also the Executive Chairman, National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) today inaugurated the one-day State Level Conference on “Empowering the Marginalized through Legal Services” in presence of Justice N V Ramana,...

20-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Mega legal services-cum-awareness camp organized at Harwan

Judges of Supreme Court, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice NV Ramana, jointly inaugurated a day-long mega legal services-cum-awareness camp at Juvenile Home Harwan here today.Chief Justice J&K High Court Justice Alok Aradhe, Judges of the J&K High Court,...

20-Jun-2018 Rajouri

DC Rajouri felicitates 4 brilliant students

District Development Commissioner, Rajouri Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary felicitated four outshining students, two boys and two girls of a family, who have persistently shown outstanding and exceptional performance in academics.Pertinently Dr Shahid came across these...

20-Jun-2018 Reasi

DC Reasi reviews developmental activities at Shiv Khori

Deputy Commissioner, Reasi, who is also the Vice Chairman of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board (SSKSB), Prasanna Ramaswamy G today visited Shri  Shiv Khori Shrine  to review the ongoing developmental activities there.The DDC was accompanied by Executive...

20-Jun-2018 Kargil

DC Kargil stresses augmenting climate information system

Deputy Commissioner and CEO LAHDC, Kargil Vikas Kundal today called for strengthening climate information system in the district to devise prompt and timely measures to deal with disaster situations.The DC stated this while chairing a meeting of the members...

20-Jun-2018 Poonch

DDC inspects development projects in Mendhar

District Development Commissioner, Poonch Mohammad Aijaz Asad today visited various parts of Subdivision, Mendhar to assess the developmental needs of the area, besides inspecting the projects in pipeline for development of infrastructure and providing better...

20-Jun-2018 Poonch

DDC for result oriented implementation of centrally sponsored schemes

District Development Commissioner, Poonch Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting to review physical and financial progress recorded by different departments under various centrally sponsored schemes, flagship programmes and initiatives.Detailed deliberations...

20-Jun-2018 Kargil

CEC Kargil for measures to tackle water scarcity

Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor (CEC) Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan on Tuesday called for carrying out necessary measures to assess the extent of damage to crops, trees and agricultural fields in view of water scarcity due to scant snowfall in the district...

19-Jun-2018 Sopore

Two LeT OGWs arrested in Sopore : Police

Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two Over-ground workers (OGWs) of Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit from Sopore town of north Kashmir.A police spokesperson said that a joint naka was laid by police, 32-RR of army and 92 Bn CRPF near Dachanpora crossing...

19-Jun-2018 Tral (Pulwama)

Two militants killed in Tral gunfight

Two militants were killed in and encounter at Hayen Nazneenpora area of South Kashmir’s Tral town here in Pulwama district.The gunfight was underway and one militant was still believed to be trapped inside the house till the filing of this report.A police...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah seeks early elections in Jammu and Kashmir

After the BJP-PDP breakup, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Monday appealed Election Commission of India to hold early elections in Jammu and Kashmir. He said they will not offer support to any party in government formation.Addressing reporters after...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba’s honeymoon with BJP ends at ‘surprising’ note

In a surprising move, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday pulled out of Alliance with coalition it had formed with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir in 2014.The decision was announced by party general secretary Ram Madhav after...

19-Jun-2018 Pulwama

Four militants, two security men killed in J&K forest shootout

Four JeM militants and two security personnel were killed on Tuesday in an gunfight in a forested area in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said.Four militants, all of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, were killed, said state police chief S.P. Vaid. The...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

JRL calls for shutdown on 21 June

Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has called for a complete strike on Thursday against the continued civilian killings  in the valley which has witnessed a spike since the eve of Eid...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

End of PDP, BJP Alliance victory of Kashmiris : Er. Rasheed

Claiming that end of PDP BJP alliance has exposed New Delhi’s failures and its flawed policies, AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has said that unless New Delhi doesn’t delink governance with the larger political issue all cosmetic measures are going to...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Governor forwards Report to President

This afternoon Governor N.N. Vohra received a letter by fax, jointly signed by S/Shri Ravinder Raina and Kavinder Gupta, State BJP President and Leader, BJP Legislature Party, respectively, to withdraw BJP’s support to the Coalition Government. Thereafter,...

19-Jun-2018 Samba

Distt admn finalises anti-flood action plan

District administration Samba today finalised the anti-flood action plan to meet any eventuality during the upcoming monsoon season.Deputy Commissioner, Samba S Rajinder Singh Tara  chaired the meeting which was attended by ADC, SDM, Executive Engineer Flood...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Shiv Sena Punjab Delegation meets Governor

A 7 member delegation of Shiv Sena Punjab led by its National President Sanjiv Ghanoli met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.UmangNarula, Chief Executive Officer Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board and Sh. Bhupinder Kumar, Additional CEO, SASB participated...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

CIC Ganai meets Governor N.N. Vohra

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and apprised the latter about the functioning of  the Commission and the quantum of work which has been disposed of during the past...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Sukhnandan Kumar chairs PUC meeting

An introductory meeting of the Committee on Public Undertakings (PUC) of Legislative Assembly was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLA, Choudhary Sukhnandan Kumar.Legislators: Mubarak Ahmad Gul, Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen Shah, Usman Abdul Majid ,...

19-Jun-2018 Jammu

Justice Ranjan Gogoi attends Mega Legal Services and Awareness Camp

Supreme Court Judge, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who is also the Executive Chairman, National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) attended a Mega Legal Services and Awareness Camp held at Mishriwala on Tuesday.The day-long camp was organized by District Legal Services...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Dr Nirmal Singh inaugurates 3rd Kashmir World Film Festival

Speaker Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh, today inaugurated 3rd Kashmir World Film Festival at Tagore Hall here.Dr Singh was the chief guest on the occasion. Others who attended the event included Member KVIC Dr Hina Bhat, Director Radio Kashmir Srinagar...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Finance Minister meets Governor N. N. Vohra

Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Finance Minister apprised Governor about the fiscal management reforms under way and the important programmes initiated for the...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Chairman State Commission for Backward classes meets Governor

Jeet Lal Gupta, Chairman, State Commission for Backward Classes, , met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Gupta briefed Governor about the functioning of the Commission and the various steps being taken to promote and protect the social, educational,...

19-Jun-2018 Budgam

Urs Syed Suallah (A.R) arrangements finalized at Khansaheb

Additional Deputy Commissioner Budgam Mohammad Farooq Dar today convened a meeting to review and finalize the arrangements for annual Urs of Syed Suallah (A.R) at Khansaheb being observed from June 21.The meeting was held on the directions of Deputy Commissioner...

18-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Anganwadi workers protest to demand honorarium hike

Anganwadi workers Monday staged a protest here in Srinagar, saying that the administration has failed to address their demands of hike in honorarium.The workers assembled here in Pratap Park under the banner of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Association J&K...

18-Jun-2018 Srinagar

War can never be an option between India and Pakistan : Prof Soz

Former Union Minister Prof Soz attended a congregation at Kreri today that had been organized by the family to commemorate Syed Shujaat Bukhari on the 4th day of his very sad demise.Rich tributes were paid to Dr Shujaat Bukhari by various speakers.Speaking...

18-Jun-2018 Srinagar

SDA, JKHB employees call on Asiea Naqash

A delegation of Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) and Jammu and Kashmir Housing Board (JKHB) employees called on the Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Health, Medical Education and Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash and wished her warm...

18-Jun-2018 Jammu

Rajiv Jasrotia reviews arrangements for ‘Van Mahotsav’ celebrations

Continuing with the endeavor of encouraging the people to plant trees during the rainy season, Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Rajiv Jasrotia today reviewed the arrangements for 70th Van Mahotsav celebrations slated to be observed next month.Principal...

18-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Dr. Nirmal Singh reviews working of Assembly Secretariat

Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh today convened a meeting with Secretary, Assembly R L Sharma and other officers of Assembly Secretariat to discuss the working of Assembly Secretariat.Additional Secretaries, Assembly Naseem Jan,...

18-Jun-2018 Jammu

Kavinder Gupta takes stock of SICOP functioning

Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta, who also holds the charge of Industries and Commerce department, today paid a surprise visit at SICOP, Gangyal to take stock of its overall functioning.During the visit, the Deputy CM took a round of the various branches...

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