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24-Mar-2019 Jammu

NPP urges “Clear doubtful bureaucracy misleading Governor”

In time of Lok Sabha Polls, some doubtful elements in bureaucracy are trying to mislead Governor on several political & administrative matters to favour traditional ruling parties & BJP in particular.1.     Under deep-rooted conspiracy...

24-Mar-2019 Srinagar

150 workers from South Kashmir join PC

Noted activist, former State organizer for National Rights and Chief Spokesperson of All Tribal Coordination Committee (ATCC), Mumtaz Ahmad Khan from Shangus, joined Peoples Conference in presence of chairman Sajad Gani Lone today.At a function organized to...

24-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts over ban on JKLF

Kashmir valley is observing complete shutdown reciprocation to the Ministry of Home Affair's decision to ban JKLF.All shops and business establishment are closed throughout the valley while public transport is hard to see. Reports of shutdown poured in to PTK...

24-Mar-2019 Kargil

Workshop on Personal Hygiene and Sanitation held at DPL Kargil

A workshop on Personal Hygiene and Sanitation was organized by District Police Kargil at DPL, Kargil.The workshop was attended by about 250 police officials. It was inaugurated by Dr.Vinod Kumar-IPS Superintendent of Police Kargil.The programme started...

24-Mar-2019

Anantnag police arrests a bootlegger

Police in Anantnag arrested a bootlegger during a naka checking and recovered illicit liquor from his possession.A police party headed by DO Sangam intercepted a Chevrolet vehicle bearing Reg. No. DL4CAD 9216 during a naka checking near the Sangam bridge. During...

24-Mar-2019 JAMMU

World TB Day : Awareness helps in eradication of TB: Atal Dulloo

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day was organized by State TB Control Society in collaboration with Directorate of Health Services Jammu at St Joseph Hospital Bari Brahmna today. The theme of World TB Day 2019 is "it's time to end TB by 2025”.Principal Secretary Health...

23-Mar-2019 Kargil

DC Kargil reviews functioning of District Red Cross Committee Kargil

Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary who is also the chairman of District Red Cross Committee Kargil reviewed its functioning at a meeting of the concerned officers here today. Superintendent of Police Kargil Dr Vinod Kumar, Additional Deputy...

23-Mar-2019 Srinagar

DIPR reviews functioning of DICs in Valley

Director Information and Public Relations, Gulzar Ahmad Dar today reviewed the functioning of the District Information Centres of Kashmir division at a meeting convened at the Media Complex here today.Joint Director Information (Kashmir), Abid Hussain, Assistant...

23-Mar-2019 Jammu

Delegation of Brahmin Organisation of India meets Governor

A delegation from the ‘Brahmin Organisation of India (BOI)’ comprising Pt. Sukhbir Sharma ,Chief Patron, BOI, Pt. Ramesh Kitchloo, National President  ; Dr Kuldeep Sharma and Sh Ravi Gaur, National General Secretaries, BOI met Governor Satya Pal Malik...

23-Mar-2019 Jammu

Several delegations, individuals meet Advisor Skandan

As many as 35 public delegations and individuals hailing from different parts of the State met the Advisor K Skandan at Convocation Hall here today and put forth their problems and grievances before him and sought their .A delegation of Drass Kargil headed...

23-Mar-2019 JAMMU

Kewal Kumar Sharma meets Governor

Kewal Kumar Sharma, Advisor to Governor, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan, here today.Governor discussed with Advisor a range of important issues of urgent administrative importance.Advisor also briefed Governor about the functioning of the Departments...

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 ...

23-Mar-2019 Srinagar

I&C Deptt organises awareness prog on industrial policy, schemes

District Industries Centre (DIC), Srinagar, Department of Industries And Commerce (I&C) , Kashmir today organised a day-long  awareness programme on industrial policy, schemes and initiatives here at the Convocation Complex, University of Kashmir.The...

23-Mar-2019 Anantnag

DC reviews traffic scenario in Anantnag town

The Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir today convened a meeting of officers of Police, Transport, Traffic and Civil Departments at DC office, Anantnag for proper traffic regulation in Anantnag town.The vital routes leading to Child and Maternity...

23-Mar-2019 SRINAGAR

Div Com constitutes High-Powered Water Bodies Monitoring Committee

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today constituted a High-Powered Monitoring Committee for re-establishing and proper demarcation of streams, wetland, lakes, rivers, tributaries, flood basins and other water bodies across the valley,...

23-Mar-2019 Kishtwar

DDC Kishtwar inaugurates job fair, 1500 youths participated

In an endeavour to provide a platform to the job seekers and to create awareness for them about various government sponsored schemes, District Development Commissioner Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana today  inaugurated one-day Job Fair-cum-Placement programme...

23-Mar-2019 Doda

Two killed as landslide hits vehicle

Two persons were killed after a vehicle they were travelling in came under a landslide at Piykul Kara in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.Reports reaching GNS said late on Friday night a truck (JK02CA-5185) was hit by a  landslide at Piykul Kara.The...

23-Mar-2019 SRINAGAR

Banning JKLF means New Delhi has no political resolution: Er. Rasheed

Condemning ban on JKLF and slapping PSA on Dr. Hamid Fayaz Amir Jamat-I-Islami, AIP President Er. Rashed has said that such harsh and suppressive measures will fetch nothing except exposing the fact that New Delhi has no political resolution to Kashmir dispute.While...

23-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti questions Modi Government's move to ban JKLF

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has questioned the Narendra Modi government's move to ban separatist leader Yasin Malik's outfit Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF).Mehbooba Mufti asked what will this ban achieve. In a Twitter post...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Syed Ali Geelani penalised Rs 14.40 lakh under FEMA

Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Geelani, who advocates Jammu and Kashmir's merger with Pakistan, has been penalised Rs 14.40 lakh under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) for illegally possessing foreign exchange of US$ 10,000 and Indian currency...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

SPO turned JeM member among two militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Two militants including an SPO turned Jaish-e-Mohammad member were killed in an encounter in Ratnipora area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday.Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army's 34 RR, SOG and CRPF laid a cordon and search operation...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Baramulla gunfight: Slain militants identified as JeM members

Police on Friday identified two militants killed in an encounter with government forces at Kandi, Kalantra area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir yesterday.A police official told GNS that one among the slain militant was a local namely Aamir Rasool Kaboo...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Hajin gunfight: Minor boy killed by LeT militant, says police

Police on Friday claimed the minor who lost his life during gunfight in north Kashmir’s Hajin Town of Bandipora district was killed by a top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant Ali.Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bandipora Rahul Malik told reporters at a press...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Month after Jamaat ban, Centre bans JKLF led by Yasin Malik

Barely a month after the Centre announced ban on Kashmir’s socio-religious organisation—the Jamaat-e-Islami, another order was issued on Friday with an announcement to ban the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front led by Muhammad Yasin Malik.Malik was recently...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

No prayers at Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz placed under house arrest

The authorities put under house arrest the Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday and barred the congregational prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in here. Reports reaching GNS said that the authorities placed restrictions at several...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

JKLF ban will make Kashmir open air prison: Mehbooba Mufti

The ban on the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) will turn the state into an "open air prison", former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday.Reacting to the central government's ban, Mehbooba Mufti tweeted: "Yasin Malik renounced violence...

22-Mar-2019 JAMMU

VC KVIB for optimum use of resources for entrepreneurial development

Vice Chairperson Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) Dr Hina Shafi Bhat Friday called for making optimum use of resources for entrepreneurial development in the State.She made these remarks while chairing a meeting of officials of...

22-Mar-2019 JAMMU

Principal Secretary Finance reviews progress of languishing projects

Principal Secretary Finance, Arun Kumar Mehta on Friday reviewed the progress on languishing projects.He said the government was ready to make payments for the projects cleared by the High Powered Committee of Languishing & Infrastructure Projects.However,...

22-Mar-2019 JAMMU

ECI, JCCI organize voters awareness prog

Election Commission of India (ECI) and Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (JCCI) today organized an interactive-cum-awareness programme on election on the theme ‘India votes-2019 Saluting Democracy’.Chief Election Officer J&K Shailendra Kumar was the...

22-Mar-2019 KARGIL

DC Kargil launches mega plantation drive

In connection with World Forestry Day,Deputy Commissioner, Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary today launched a plantation drive here at Government Degree College.Superintendent of Police Dr Vinod Kumar, Divisional Forest Officer Muhammad Ali, Principal Degree College...

22-Mar-2019 Anantnag

DDC chairs DLRC meeting at Anantnag

District Development Commissioner Khalid Jahangir today reviewed the performance of banks and Line Departments for the 3rd quarter ending December -2018 under District Credit Action Plan 2018-19 here at District Level Review-Cum-Consultative Committee (DLRC)...

22-Mar-2019 BUDGAM

DEO Budgam reviews election preparedness

District Election Officer Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting of officers to review the preparedness for the upcoming Lok Sabha Polls in the district.The  meeting was attended by ADC Budgam, Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani (Nodal Officer, Law and Order,...

22-Mar-2019 SRINAGAR

Comprehensive Jhelum modernization plan chalked out : DC Srinagar

The Srinagar administration has chalked out a comprehensive modernization plan for Jhelum river involving time-bound execution of developmental works and setting up of facilities aimed at restoring the grandeur of the historic river.The plan involves refurbishment...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

High suicide rate in Kashmir valley alarming

With no letup, suicides continue to claim lives in Kashmir valley while the majority of the victims include youth and school going boys and girls. Pertinently, number of suicide cases has gone up in Kashmir valley at an alarming level during the past one...

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