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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 Baramulla

Baramulla: Residents of Chalkoo village protest against water scarcity

The residents of Chalkoo area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against the water scarcity.A large number of residents of Chalkoo village hit the roads and blocked the Baramulla-Handwara national highway. They...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Chairman J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed meets Governor

Parvez Ahmed, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Bank, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan today.Sh. Ahmed apprised Governor about the Bank’s overall performance particularly the scale of its lending in Agriculture, Horticulture, Handicrafts, Hospitality...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai meets Governor

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Advisor to Governor, had extended discussions with Governor N.N. Vohra about the to date status of various important schemes and programmes relating to the Departments under his charge at Raj Bhavan here today. He also briefed Governor about...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

PDP delegation meets Governor

A delegation of PDP led by Abdul Rehman Veeri, former Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.The delegation expressed concerns relating to the legal challenge to the Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution; raised issues relating to...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Dr Farooq Abdullah meets Governor

Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision...

16-Aug-2018 Jammu

Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon visits Sheep Breeding Farm at Panthal

Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Department, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today visited Sheep Breeding Farm Panthal and reviewed its functioning. Principal Secretary was accompanied by Director Sheep Husbandry Jammu Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, Director...

16-Aug-2018 Reasi

Sub-Committee on rehabilitation of mule owners meets stakeholders

The Sub-Committee constituted to expedite the consultation process for rehabilitation of mule owners operating between Katra and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji Shrine today held a meeting with the stakeholders under the Chairmanship of Advisor to Governor B B...

16-Aug-2018 Kargil

Commissioner Secy PWD takes stock R&B sector works in Kargil

Commissioner Secretary, Public Works Department, Khurshid Ahmad Shah today convened a meeting with the officers and engineers of Public Works Department, District Kargil to review the pace of progress of various works under execution in the district here today.Detailed...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Govt to enhance financial powers of Div Coms, Dy Commissioners

The Governor’s Administration in J&K mulls enhancing financial powers of the Divisional and Deputy Commissioners given their increasing role in development administration.This information was given at a meeting convened here today under the chairmanship...

16-Aug-2018 Doda

DDC Doda reviews arrangements for forthcoming Annual Yatras

District Development Commissioner, Simrandeep Singh reviewed the arrangements for ongoing and forthcoming yatras in and from Bhaderwah in a meeting here today at meeting hall DC office Doda.The arrangements for smooth conduct of Annual Holy Machail Yatra, Manimahesh...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Travel Trade Association meet Director Tourism

Director Tourism Kashmir Tasaduq Jeelani today said that department of tourism Kashmir would aggressively market J&K state as a top tourist destination in the upcoming travel marts and road shows to be held within and outside the Country.The Directors stated...

16-Aug-2018 Doda

DDC Doda reviews Eid arrangements

The District Development Commissioner Doda, Simrandeep Singh today convened a meeting with the officers of district administration to discuss the arrangements being put in place for the smooth celebration of upcoming festival Eid-ul-Azha.ACR Doda Tariq Hussain,...

16-Aug-2018 Kargil

DC Kargil reviews National Health Mission

Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil, Vikas Kundal Thursday stressed upon the Health Department of district Kargil to organize female sterilisation programme and seminar on Hypertension...

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...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Police foil SBM employees march in Srinagar

Several contractual employees working under Central sponsored Scheme, Saakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) on Thursday were detained in Srinagar, as police foiled their protest march towards the official residence of Governor N N Vohra in support of their demands including...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Aripanthan village of Beerwah observes complete shutdown

A complete shutdown was observed in Aripanthan village of Beerwah sub-division of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday to mourn the deaths of four youth killed in forces firing on same in 2016.In 2016, same day four civilians, identified as Muhammad...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

SBM employees’ stages protest to demand regularisation

The contractual employees working under Central sponsored Scheme, Saakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) Thursday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding their regularisation.Scores of protesters from various districts of Kashmir valley assembled...

15-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Mishandling Kashmir: Learning little from history

Independent India and I are both septuagenarians, but since I am a trifle older, I take the liberty of indulging in some reminiscences on the nation's 71st birthday. My recollections are focused on Kashmir where I was born, in a town called Anantnag.I particularly...

15-Aug-2018 Jammu

Independence Day celebrated in Jammu division with patriotic fervor

Colourful functions with patriotic fervor and festivity marked the 72nd Independence Day celebrations across Jammu province. At Samba:Deputy Commissioner Samba, Sushma Chouhan unfurled the National Flag, took the salute at the march past of contingents...

15-Aug-2018 Jammu

B B Vyas hosts Independence Day ‘At Home’

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas hosted ‘Át Home’ at Convention Centre Jammu, here this evening to celebrate the Independence Day.Member Parliament Jugal Kishore Sharma, Legislators, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma, IGP Jammu SD Singh Jamwal, Deputy...

15-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Congress unfurls Tricolur at Party Headquarters

On 72nd Independence Day, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) unfurled the Tricolour at Congress Party Headquarters Srinagar and celebrated the day with great enthusiasm.Pradesh Congress Committee today organized a function at Srinagar Party...

15-Aug-2018 Srinagar

PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti chairs party’s top leadership meet

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday held a detailed meet with her party ’s top leadership over the per cent political situation and measures needed to be taken to defend Article 35-A at country’s top court.PDP chief spokesman...

15-Aug-2018 Srinagar

August 15 : Strike affects normal life

Amid a complete shutdown called by Joint Resistance Leadership, August 15 functions across Kashmir Valley passed off peacefully, while Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was used for surveillance in and around Cricket Stadium Sonwar Srinagar, the venue for main...

15-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Governor hosts Independence Day ‘At Home’

Governor N. N. Vohra and the First Lady, Usha Vohra, hosted an ‘At Home’ at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre, here this evening, to celebrate the Independence Day.Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Speaker, Legislative Assembly; Justice Gita Mittal, Chief...

15-Aug-2018 Srinagar

MLA Amirakadal meets Governor

Altaf Bukhari, Member J&K Legislative Assembly from Amirakadal, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Sh. Bukhari welcomed Governor’s decision for conducting elections to Municipalities and Panchayats and informed him about several serious...

15-Aug-2018 Sankoo (kargil)

72nd Independence Day Celebrated at Sankoo

Like in other part of kargil the 72nd Independance day was celebrated with immense patriotism pomp and gaiety at sankoo on wednesday The major celebration event was organized at mini sport stadium ground where the nation flag was hoisted by the sub Divisional...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Tanghdar Flash Floods : Body of driver found on road side

One person was killed in flash floods triggered by multiple cloudbursts on Monday night and today in north Kashmir’s Tanghdar area. The floods also caused damage to a local power project and washed away a bahak (makeshift house). The number of people putting...

14-Aug-2018 Baramulla

‘Azadi from drugs’ rally organized in Baramulla

With a theme ‘Azadi From Drugs’ Baramulla police in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK), Education Department and Youth Services and Sports department organized an Anti-Drug rally in Baramulla Town.The rally which was attended by huge number of students,...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Army pays tribute to soldier killed in Tanghdar operation

Army Tuesday paid tribute to Sepoy Pushpendra Singh who was killed during Counter Infiltration operations on 13 Aug in Tangdhar Sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks,...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B B Vyas calls for setting up in-house Patwar Grievance Cell

Advisor to Governor, B BVyas today called for setting up a departmental grievance cell for dealing with the service issues of Patwaris.The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Revenue Shahid Anaytullah, Director General Budget Rafi Andrabi and other...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B B Vyas for speedy expansion of Srinagar drainage network

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas today directed for fortnightly review of drainage works in Srinagar for speeding up its upgradation and expansion.The Advisor was chairing a high-level meeting convened to discuss the issues being faced by the people of the city...

14-Aug-2018 Jammu

Speaker inspects progress on General Bus Stand modernization project

The Speaker Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh today visited General Bus Stand and took stock of the modernization work and development of multi-level parking there.The Speaker was accompanied by senior functionaries of Jammu Development Authority (JDA)...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Governor calls for continuous capacity building of teachers

At a meeting held at the Civil Secretariat here, Governor N N Vohra called for continuing capacity building of teachers through trainings and workshops to sharpen their skills and teaching abilities keeping in view the fast-transforming academic scenario.Governor...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs 15th Steering Committee meeting of State CAMPA

Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Tuesday chaired the 15th meeting of the Steering Committee of the State Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).The Steering Committee took note of the Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF)...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Governor greets people on Independence Day

In his Independence Day Message Governor N. N. Vohra has extended greetings and good wishes to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.Following is the full text of the Governor’s Independence Day Message:Brothers and Sisters,On the joyous occasion of our...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon reviews functioning of JKMPCL

Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Jammu Kashmir Milk Producers Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL).During the meeting, Dr Samoon was informed by the CEO, JKMPCL started...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Secy SWD reviews 'Poshan Abhiyaan' scheme

Secretary Social Welfare Department, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone Tuesday convened a meeting to review the implementation of Poshan Abhiyaan(National Nutrition Mission) scheme in the State.During the meeting it was decided that State level Convergence Committee/District...

14-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Commissioner Food Safety chairs departmental review meeting

The Commissioner Food Safety, Dr Abdul Kabir Dar today chaired a meeting to review the activities carried out by the enforcement authorities especially during the last three months with regard to Food Safety Awareness, Mobile Food Testing Vans and Progress...

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