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26-May-2017 Srinagar

Gun fight starts at Tral

A gun fight started at Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on late Friday evening. Official sources told news agency GNS that a patrolling party of Armies 42RR was fired upon by militant at Saimoo village. After carrying out the attack the militants...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Clashes erupt in Sopore, Srinagar after Friday prayers

Clashes broke out between protestors and security forces after Friday prayers in north Kashmir's Sopore town and Old City in Srinagar.Police said a group of protestors raised slogans against the government and indulged in stone-pelting at the deployed security...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Cabinet Sub Committee on Jhelum dredging holds maiden meeting

The Cabinet subcommittee to monitor the dredging and completion of Comprehensive Flood Management works on the river Jhelum held its first meeting here today. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who also heads the subcommittee, chaired the meeting.The subcommittee...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Fight against drug abuse should initiate from school : DSEK

Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo, today said that fight against drug abuse should start from schools itself. He said that youth are the future of any nation or society and such efforts should be made to protect them from this malaise.The Director...

26-May-2017 Udhampur

Chander Prakash Ganga inaugurates Moungri Handloom Cluster at Panjar

Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Prakash Ganga in presence of Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Information Technology, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ajay Nanda today inaugurated Moungri Handloom Cluster at Panjar. MLA Chenani...

26-May-2017 Anantnag

Div Com reviews basic amenities, Ramadan arrangements in Anantnag

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting here to review the availability of basic amenities to the people and arrangements put in pace for the ensuing holy month of Ramadan.The meeting was attended by the Deputy Commissioner...

26-May-2017 Jammu

Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi reviews arrangements for Ramadan

Minister of State for Haj & Auqaf, PHE and Irrigation & Flood Control, Power Development, Industries & Commerce, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi today convened a meeting to review the arrangements being made by the civil administration for the month of...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Bali Bhagat reviews functioning of D&FCO

In order to ensure wholesome and hygienic food articles in the market for the consumers during the holy month of Ramdan, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat has called upon the Drugs & Food Control Organization (D&FCO) to undertake...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Pollution biggest hazard affecting environs, human lives : Tassaduq Mufti

Pollution is one of the biggest hazards affecting the environment, human lives and is a serious concern for everyone. There is a need to take all possible measures to prevent JK’s environment and ecology getting polluted on a large scale. Coordinator, Chief Minister’s...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Women’s Commission organizing seminars across JK on women's rights

The Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Women is conducting seminars at educational institutions across the State to spread awareness about the fundamental rights guaranteed to women under the Constitution.Chairperson, State Commission for Women (SWC),...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash for expediting work on developmental projects

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Social Welfare and Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash, Friday asked the officers to expedite work on all the ongoing developmental projects for their completion within set timeframes so that people...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Mir Zahoor Ahmad kick-starts blacktopping work in Chandihar

Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, today inaugurated macadamization work on 1.5 kilometer of road length in Chandihara which links it to National Highway road in Pampore Constituency.An...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Industrial Estates to come up in Ladakh region soon : Chering Dorjay

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, today said the Government will establish industrial estates in Ladakh region by roping in Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (SICOP).The Minister said this while chairing a meeting with...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Nirmal Singh calls on Governor

Dr. Nirmal K. Singh, Dy. Chief Minister, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Dr. Singh briefed the Governor about the various initiatives taken by the State Government to speed up the growth and development process in the State, particularly...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

MLA Kangan meets Governor

Mian Altaf Ahmad, Member J&K Legislative Assembly from Kangan called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Mian Altaf discussed with the Governor various matters relating to the need for speeding up developmental works, better utilization of available...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Protests, clashes against awarding army Major

The protests and clashes erupted on Friday at a few places against the commendation to an army officer who tied a Kashmiri civilian to his jeep on Srinagar by-poll day in Budgam district.The protest call after Friday congregational prayers was given by the...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Bhim Singh pitches for peace between India and Pakistan

Noted Supreme Court lawyer and patron National Panthers Party Professor Bhim Singh has made a strong appeal to the leadership of India and Pakistan to stop their daily war-mongering slogans against each other as both India and Pakistan have one cultural heritage,...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Mani Shankar Aiyer led delegation meets Mehbooba Mufti

A delegation of Centre for Peace and Progress led by former union Minister, Mani Shankar Aiyar met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here this evening.The other members of the delegation comprised O.P. Shah, Kapil Kak, Vinod Sharma and Khalid Tufail.The...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti conducts whirlwind tour of Kulgam district

Continuing with her public outreach, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited various parts of Kulgam district. She listened to the problems of the people and issued on the spot directions for the redressal of the same.The Chief Minister visited Kellam, Qazigund,...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

VHP delegation meets Governor

A delegation led by Sh. Surindera Jain, National Spokesperson, Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP);  and comprising Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Vice-President VHP, J&K; Sh. Surinder Aggarwal, President Baba Amarnath & Budha Amarnath Yatri Niyas and Sh. Suresh...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Chief Secretary reviews pace of sports infrastructure development

Chief Secretary, Mr B B Vyas Thursday  chaired a meeting here to review the progress of Sports Infrastructure Development and the implementation of the Rs 200 Crore Special Sports Package announced under the PMDP-2015.Director General, (NADA), Union Ministry...

25-May-2017 Kishtwar

Sunil Sharma holds grievance redressal meeting for Paddar

The Minister of State for Transport, Revenue, PWD (R&B), Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Agriculture Production, Youth Services and Sports, Sunil Sharma today convened a grievance redressal meeting for division Paddar today at Dc office Complex...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Pattan Trauma Hospital to be completed by June 2017

Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today said that Baramulla which from ancient times was known as a gateway to Kashmir will regain its pristine glory with a slew of mega-developmental projects being completed within the current year.The Minister while speaking...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Naeem Akhtar reviews pace of development projects in Kangan

Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar said that the long pending bridges of Yachhama and Chattergul in Kangan will be completed by the October of this year and it will benefit a larger section of people in the area.The Minister was speaking to various groups...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs SEC meeting of SDRF

Chief Secretary, Mr B B Vyas Thursday chaired the meeting of the State Executive Committee (SEC) of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).Principal Secretary, Home and Administrative Secretaries of the Departments of Health & Medical Education, H&UD,...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

DRSC asks RDD to complete ongoing projects in time

A meeting of Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-II) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was held under the Chairmanship of MLC, Ramesh Arora here today to review the functioning of Rural Development Department here today.Legislators, Ajat...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

DDC Srinagar inspects progress of work at SPS library, museum

District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today visited SPS library and museum here to take stock of ongoing work on the two prestigious projects.Officers of Directorate of Archeology, Archives & Museums, Police Housing Corporation,...

25-May-2017 Shopian

DDC Shopian chairs DLRC meet

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Manzoor Ahmad Qadri, today chaired District Level Review cum Consultative Committee meeting here to review the progress of banks as on March 31, 2017 in the district.Officers of allied Departments, Financial Institutions...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Farooq Abdullah chairs meeting of party legislators

National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Thursday chaired a meeting of Party Legislators in Srinagar.The Party President discussed the current political situation in the State and also sought inputs from senior...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Havells launches ‘Havells Galaxy’ in Srinagar, 6th in Kashmir

Havells India Limited, a leading Fast Moving Electrical Goods Company with a strong pan India presence, today inaugurated its exclusive retail showroom ‘Havells Galaxy’ in the city of Srinagar at Budshah Nagar.This is the 2ndHavells Galaxy in the city and 6th...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Mani Shankar Aiyar led delegation calls on Shabir Shah

The incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Thursday made it clear to Indian leader Mani Shankar Aiyar that the people of Jammu Kashmir will never give up their struggle for right to self-determination.As per a statement...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Aiyer-led CPP delegation calls on Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq met a five member civil society delegation of Centre for Peace and progress led by Mani Shankar Aiyer including O P Shah, Kapil Kak, Vinod Sharma and ID Khajuria at his residence Thursday.Mirwaiz told the delegation...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Non-technical and visionless officers looted J&K Cements

J&K Cements Employees Association that threw a welcome party for the newly appointed Vice Chairman Nazir Ahmed Itoo Thursday claimed that the company has gone to death bed with whooping liabilities of Rs 120 crores. The Association informed the Vice Chairman...

25-May-2017 New Delhi

UN says no evidence that its observers were targeted along LoC

After Pakistan claimed that United Nations Military Observers group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) narrowly escaped a firing incident as Indian troops targeted their vehicle while they were visiting the areas along the Pakistani side of Line of Control (LoC),...

25-May-2017 Dooru

Abdul Haq Khan, Syed Farooq Andrabi tour Dooru area

Minister for Rural Development , Panchayati Raj , Law and Justice Abdul Haq along with Minister of State (MoS) Syed Farooq Andrabi today toured Dooru constituency in Anantnag district and reviewed the  progress of various ongoing developmental projects in...

25-May-2017 Bijbehara

Abdul Rehman Veeri lays foundation of Mini Secretariat at Bijbehara

Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri today laid the foundation stone of Mini Secretariat here to ease and enhance the reach of governance at the doorsteps of the people District Development Commissioner Anantnag...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Nirmal Singh for promoting distinct, treasured Kashmiri ethos

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that promoting and sustaining traditional and valued Kashmiri ethos is the need of the hour to sustain peace and accelerate the developmental initiatives being undertaken in the state.The Deputy Chief...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Delegation of Centre for Peace and Progress meets Governor

A delegation of Centre for Peace and Progress comprising Sh. Mani Shankar Aiyar, Sh. O.P. Shah, Sh. Kapil Kak, Sh. Vinod Sharma, Sh. Khalid Tufail and Sh. I.D. Khajuria, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Members of the delegation, who...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Girija Dhar and Meera Khanna meet Governor

Social activists Dr. Girija Dhar and Ms. Meera Khanna, both members of the Guild of Service, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Dr. Dhar and Ms. Khanna discussed with the Governor the trauma, trials and tribulations faced by women and...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Mir Zahoor Ahmad inspects macadamization works in Pampore

Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad has said that road network gives way to prosper rural life and ensures proper development of rural areas.The Minister was speaking to the people...

25-May-2017 Srinagar

Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi conducts late night visit of Baramulla town

Minister of State for Power, PHE and Hajj and Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi conducted a visit of various areas of Baramulla town late last night to take a firsthand appraisal of the various services delivered by the concerned Departments and to check the on...

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