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21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Singapore offers J&K help in 'critical areas': Haseeb Drabu

The Singapore government has offered technical support to Jammu and Kashmir for skill, riverfront development and water management, a minister said here on Tuesday.Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu, who returned after a 3-day visit to Singapore said: "We held...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Speaker, PUC members inspect upcoming Cable Car Project Jammu

The Committee on Public Undertaking of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly under the Chairmanship of MLA, Satpaul Sharma today inspected the pace of work on Cable Car project from Mubarak Mandi to Bagh-e-Bahu.Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta...

21-Nov-2017 Kargil

President LEDeG calls on Chairman LC, CEC Kargil

 Chairman Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG), Sonam Dawa called on the Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali and Chief Executive Councillor Kargil, Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan here today.During the meeting, issues pertaining to the introduction and adoption...

21-Nov-2017 Kargil

Chairman LC inaugurates office of Deputy SP Traffic Kargil, Leh

Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali inaugurated the office of Deputy SP Traffic Kargil, Leh districts here today. Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor Kargil, Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan and Senior Superintendent of Police Kargil, TseringGyalpo besides...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Ch. Zulfkar Ali launches PoS machines in Budgam, Jawahar Nagar

In first of its kind, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today launched Point of Sale (PoS) machines at two sale centres at Humana, Budgam and Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar.Speaking on...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Mehbooba Mufti grieved over Reshi Bazar fire incident

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed grief over the fire incident at Reshi Bazaar, Anantnag in which more than 30 residential and business structures were gutted yesterday.The Chief Minister has directed the Anantnag district administration to provide...

21-Nov-2017 Anantang

Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi reviews Milad arrangements at Anantnag

 Minister of State for Hajj & Auqaf (Independent charge), PDD, PHE, I&FC and Industries & Commerce, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi today reviewed the arrangements for Eid Milad un Nabi (SAW) here at Verinag.The District Development Commissioner, Anantnag,...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Tourism Deptt organise heritage walk

Celebrating the world Heritage Week, the department of tourism Kashmir in collaboration with The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) organized Heritage Walk for the students who were made aware about prominent heritage and architectural...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Kashmiri Play makes it to the 8thTheatre Olympics.

A Kashmiri Theatre Play makes it to the Theatre Olympics, the biggest theatre celebrations globally to be held in Feb 2018. In a communication from 8th Theatre Olympic organisors to Theatre for Kashmir a local group headed by noted Kashmiri Theatre worker...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi Court Dismisses PIL against Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Delhi High Court on Tuesday disposes off the Public Interest Litigation seeking action against former Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah for his remarks on Pakistan administered Kashmir. Media reports said that the court has asked petitioner to...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Traffic police realizes Rs 1.5 cr fine during 6 months

Traffic Police City has realized a fine of Rs. 1.5 crore from the violators and about 86239 vehicles have been challaned besides 1600 vehicles have been seized during the last six months.cting on the complaints from general public against commercial vehicles...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Dir Agri conducts surprise visit of various offices

Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Ajaz Andrabi today conducted a surprise visit to subordinate offices of the Directorate. The visiting Director checked the attendance of various offices, including Deputy Director (M&E), Joint Director Inputs, Potato...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Finance Secy reviews budget proposals of Home, Law Departments

As a part of the department-wise pre-budget discussions, the Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary today discussed the budget proposals of the Home, Law, Election and Parliamentary Affairs Departments with the concerned officers.Principal Secretary...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

CDPO Dooru and others in vigilance net

Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) has registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act on outcome of Joint Surprise Check (JSC) Conducted into the allegations that the officers/officials of ICDS Dooru Anantnag have misappropriated huge amount under IGMSY...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

India ‘forcing’ mothers to call back their sons: LeT

Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba Tuesday said that after the return of Majid Khan back to his home on the consent of the outfit in reply to the request of his mother, the Indian Armed forces are compelling the family members of other militants to do the same,...

21-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Army resorts to aerial firing in twin villages of Bandipora

Army soldiers resorted to aerial firing after they were attacked with stones in twin areas of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday.The army patrolling parties were attacked in Chandergeer and Sadarkot Bala and at both places they dispersed the protesters...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Bloody November:21 militants killed in 21 days

 In the first 21 days of current November month, 21 militants have been neutralized by government forces across Kashmir Valley. It means on average a militant has been killed a day. This time the number of militant killings is the highest as compared to...

21-Nov-2017 Rajouri

Mindset change key to reverse declining CSR : Ch. Zulfkar Ali

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Department, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today stressed that change in mindset and perception of the society about the girl child is the key to reverse the declining Child Sex Ratio and women...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Abdul Gani Kohli calls on Union Home Minister

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli today called on Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh to discuss various issues including Border Area Development Programme and problems being faced by the people living in border areas of Rajouri...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Works Minister reviews JKPCC functioning

 Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar has directed the officers of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) to adopt modern technological advancements for creating durable, cost effective and attractive assets in the state.Emphasizing that...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Dy CM Dr. Nirmal Singh chairs Coordination Committee meeting

The coordination committee of the ruling alliance in the State today met under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh.The meeting was attended by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Revenue, Relief, Mr Abdul Rahman Veeri, Members...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Surinder Choudhary chairs DRSC-III meeting

MLC Surinder Kumar Choudhary today chaired the meeting of the Committee on Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-III) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council.Threadbare discussions were held on various issues, regarding working papers of DRSC-III...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

5-day Hockey Tournament inaugurated at Hakku Stadium

President Hockey JK, KantaAndotra today inaugurated 5-day 3rd Shaheed Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial Hockey Tournament-2017 at K KHakku Astro Turf Stadium.The 5-day tournament being organised by Kashmir Sikh Sangat in which Khalsa Club (GoleGujra), Vijaypur...

21-Nov-2017 Kargil

Kacho inaugurates 2-day Kargil-Ladakh Tourism Festival

Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan inaugurated the 2-day Kargil-Ladakh Tourism Festival 2017 at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Bemathang here today.The two-day event features multi-ethnic traditional music and dance performances...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Kundal calls on Governor N. N. Vohra

Sh. B. R. Kundal, former Member of the State Legislative Council and Chief Secretary, called on Governor N. N. Vohra,  at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Kundal discussed with the Governor various important issues of public importance, including the functioning...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

CAO SMVD NarayanaSuper-Specialty Hospital briefs Governor N. N. Vohra

 M. M. Harjai, Chief Administrative Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super-Specialty Hospital (SMVDNSSH), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.AO Harjai briefed Governor about the to-date status of all aspects of the Hospital’s...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three Pakistani LeT militants killed in J&K

 Three Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.The security forces cordoned off Magam area in Handwara after receiving specific information...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

Principal Secy Home reviews Armed Forces Flag Day arrangements

Principal Secretary, Home Department, R K Goyal today chaired a high level meeting to the review the arrangements for upcoming Armed Forces Flag Day celebration in the State.The Flag Day would be celebrated on December 7 to pay homage to the gallant armed forces...

21-Nov-2017 Kupwara

Three LeT militants killed in Handwara

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in an encounter in Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday.A senior police officer told GNS that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Khar...

20-Nov-2017 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews power scenario

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz today convened a meeting to review various issues pertaining to power sector and upgradation of receiving power station Batapora .Additional Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Chief Planning...

20-Nov-2017 Baramulla

DDC Baramulla finalizes pulse polio immunization action plan

District Development Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr. Nasir Ahmad Naqash today convened a meeting to finalized the action plan for Polio Immunization (IPPI) Round-1 campaign here.Joint Director Planning A.G Malik, Chief Medical Officer Dr Bashir Ahmad Chalkoo, Deputy...

20-Nov-2017 Rajouri

Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali attends first alumni meetOf GHSS Boys Rajouri

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Tribal affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said that the school education plays a vital role in individual’s life in and provides a way for them to excel in their life.The Minister was speaking during...

20-Nov-2017 Jammu

Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami chairs Petition Committee meeting

The Environment Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly reviewed the present power scenario in the state during a meeting held here with the senior officers of Power Development Department.The Committee which met here under the Chairmanship of...

20-Nov-2017 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara holds Awami Durbar at Kralpora

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir along with Senior Superintendent of Police Kupwara Shamsher Hussain today visited Kralpora tehsil headquarters and conducted a public grievance redressal camp there under ‘Public Contact Programme’ initiative.Officers...

20-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash visits Hazratbal shrine, reviews Milad arrangements

Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash today visited Hazratbal shrine to take stock of the arrangements put in place for upcoming Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW).On the occasion, the Minister chaired a meeting to review the arrangements and facilities...

20-Nov-2017 Anantang

Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi reviews developmental scenario in Anantnag

The Minister of State for Hajj & Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi today chaired a meeting of the officers here at Verinag to review the performance of different sectors and the arrangements made for the celebration of Eid Milad un Nabi (S.A.W).The District...

20-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Bali Bhagat inaugurates live operative workshop on Endometriosis

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of SKIMS Medical College & Hospital, Bemina today organised a CME (CSEP and a Live Operative Workshop) on Endometriosis demonstrating the live surgeries.The workshop was inaugurated by Minister for Health...

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