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09-Dec-2018 Srinagar

3 LeT militants killed in Mujjund

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants, two of them locals, were killed in an encounter with government forces at Mujgund area on Srinagar-Bandipora road, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The bodies of two locals militants have been handed over to the family for...

08-Dec-2018 Pulwama

DDC Pulwama reviews District Level Action Plan under BBBP

The District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Glulam Mohammad Dar, today chaired a meeting to review District Level Action Plan (DLTF) under BBBP for the year 2018-19.Additional Deputy Commissioner Pulwama /District Programme officer ICDS, ADC Tral, ADC...

08-Dec-2018 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal reviews implementation of Ayushman Bharat

District Development Commissioner   Dr. Piyush Singla today reviewed the progress of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogi Yojna (PMJAY) here at a meeting.The meeting was attended by ADC, Naseer Ahmad Wani, ACR Nishar Ahmad, SDM Kangan, CMO Ganderbal,...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir Red Cross Society organizes Volunteers awareness programme

In a first, Kashmir Red Cross Society today organized International volunteer cum facilitation day programme at Kothibagh headquarter on Saturday.The programme was organized to highlight the importance of volunteers in combating the eventualities in day...

08-Dec-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian flagged off students exchange tour programme

District Development Commissioner Shopian Dr Owais Ahmed today flagged off the first batch of 50 students and 5 Escort teachers for educational tour outside State being held under students exchange programme to enhance the exposure of students and to promote...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

DC Srinagar reviews preparedness for snowfall

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Saturday reviewed the preparedness of different departments vis-à-vis snowfall in the district this winter.The DC was informed that all concerned departments have prepared zone and location-wise action...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

JK Editors forum meets JD Info Kashmir

A delegation of J&K Editors forum today called on Joint Director Information, Kashmir Mohammad Ashraf Hakak and discussed various issues pertaining to the media industry in Kashmir.Led by Mohammad Aslam, the delegation discussed issues including problems...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Several media delegations call on Director Information

Several media delegations today called on Director Information and Public Relations Tariq Ahmad Zargar here and discussed the overall media scenario and functioning of the fourth estate in the state.Joint Director (HQ) Jammu Naresh Kumar and other officers of...

08-Dec-2018 Ramban

DC Ramban reviews progress on Special Summary Revision

Deputy Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, today reviewed the progress on Special Summary Revision (SSR) in the district.The meeting was attended by ERO, Assembly Constituency- 55 Ramban, ACR, Vevaik Puri, ERO, Assembly Constituency- 56 Banihal, SDM, Zameer Ahmed...

08-Dec-2018 Anantang

DC Anantnag reviews special summary revision of electoral rolls

The Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, Mohammed Younis Malik, who is also the District Election Officer, Anantnag today convened a meeting of AROs & AEROs here to review the progress achieved under the special summary revision of Electoral Rolls – 2018 in...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

National Lok Adalat held across Kashmir

The National Lok Adalat was today held across all the District Court complexes and several of their subordinate courts wherein various pre and post litigation cases pertaining to different matters were taken.In Srinagar, the National Lok Adalat was organized...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Finance Deptt winds up pre-budget consultations

Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary has concluded the extensive and mandatory exercise of pre-budget consultations of Government departments for the next financial year. While winding up this annual process, today he chaired the last and final meeting...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Prof Nirmal Gupta calls on Governor

Former Chairperson, J&K State Social Welfare Advisory Board (JKSSWB) Prof Nirmal Gupta called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today.Prof.  Gupta discussed, with the Governor, the issues pertaining to the condition of specially-abled,...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Dr Lone takes stock of facilities at Homes for Blind, Aged

Secretary Social Welfare Department, Dr. Farooq Ahmed Lone, today visited Government Residential School for Blind at Roop Nagar here to take a first-hand appraisal of facilities being provided to the inmates there.Dr. Lone was accompanied by Mission Director ICDS,...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Preparedness critical for tackling natural disasters : B B Vyas

Advisor to Governor, BB Vyas today said that preparedness is critical for tackling any natural disaster and we have to ensure that we take special measures for specific needs of children and women in the event of any humanitarian emergency, so that our approach...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

MLC Surender Choudhary calls on Governor

MLC Surender Choudhary called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today.Surender Choudhary apprised the Governor about various significant issues relating to Nowshehra area. He discussed, with Governor, the issue of special recruitment drive in...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Delegation of JK PWF meets Governor

A delegation of J&K Pensioners Welfare Federation Senior Citizen Civil Society (J&K PWFSCCS) led by its President Sampath Parkash met with Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation appreciated Governor for taking good decisions...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Panchayat Polls-2018: JK witnesses 79.9% voting in Phase-VIII

In the Phase-VIII of Panchayat Polls held today, overall poll percentage of 79.9% was witnessed across the State.According to the Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shaleen Kabra, a massive 85.1% polling was witnessed in Jammu division and 49.6% in Kashmir...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Human Rights Week: Transporters stage protest against civilian killings

Transporters from Kashmir Valley Saturday staged a peaceful protest against killing spree in Valley.Scores of transporters on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership assembled here in Pratap Park under the banner of Kashmir Transporters Welfare Federation. The protesters...

08-Dec-2018 Poonch

14 dead in Poonch deadly road accident

Fourteen people were killed and several were injured after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell 100 metres into a rocky gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district today, the police said. The bus was going from Loran to Poonch, 175 km...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Div Com reviews anti encroachment drive along Tawi River

Acting on the directions of High Court, Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today chaired a meeting regarding anti encroachment drive along banks of Tawi river as reflected in Public Interest Litigations filed by Ashish Sharma and another V/s State and...

07-Dec-2018 Kulgam

DEO Kulgam reviews Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls

District Election Officer, Kulgam Dr Shameem Ahmad Wani today chaired a meeting of EROs, AEROs and representatives of political parties to review the progress of special summary revision of electoral rolls.During the meeting, DDC impressed upon the Electoral...

07-Dec-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri reviews progress under CAPEX Budget 2018-19

District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, today chaired a meeting to review the physical and financial achievements of various departments under District CAPEX Budget 2018-19.The DDC took sector wise review of the progress of projects undertaken...

07-Dec-2018 Udhampur

DIPR organizes symposium on ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’

The Department of Information and Public Relations, organized a symposium competition on the theme ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ at Government Higher Secondary School, Salmerhi, here today.Principal of the host school, R.S Gandral was the chief guest while District...

07-Dec-2018 Ganderbal

DDC reviews Special Summary Revision of Photo electoral rolls

District Development Commissioner   Dr Piyush Singla today reviewed the progress of special summary revision of photo electoral rolls of two assembly constituencies of the district with reference to 01-01-2019 as qualifying date, here at a meeting.The...

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

DC Srinagar visits shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA)

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Friday visited the shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani(RA) at Khanyar here to take stock of arrangements put in place for the annual Urs beginning tomorrow.The DC sought details of arrangements...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Mechanism in place for speedy grievance redressal : B B Vyas

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas, today said that necessary mechanism has been put in place to ensure speedy and and time-bound redressal of the grievances of people.The Advisor was interacting with scores of deputations from different districts of Jammu division...

07-Dec-2018 Rajouri

DC Rajouri flags off Mission Indradhanush Express

Deputy Commission Rajouri, Mohammed Aijaz Asad flagged off mission Indradhanush express, aimed at creating awareness among the people about the significance of vaccination, here today.The DC said that the main aim of mission Indradhanush is to immunize all...

07-Dec-2018 Anantang

DDC Anantnag reviews implementation of Ayushman Bharat

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Younis Malik, today reviewed the progress of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogi Yojna here at a meeting.The meeting was attended by ADDC, Riyaz Ahmad Sofi, ADC Parvaiz Sajad, CMO and other officers Threadbare...

07-Dec-2018 Kupwara

Kupwara: DDC reviews plan for Rurban Cluster Model Village Khumriyal

District Development Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting regarding finalization of Action Plan 2018-19 under Rurban Cluster Model Village Khumriyal.The meeting was informed that Rs 60.62 crore will be spend to develop the cluster in such...

07-Dec-2018 Kargil

CEC Kargil inspects 1.5 MW Sangrah Mini HP

Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan today visited 1.5 MW Sangrah Mini Hydel Project and inspected the current status of power generation at the project.The CEC was accompanied by Councillor Thasgam Abdul Rahim, Councillor Tai...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Abdul Majid Bhat reviews functioning of Cooperative Banks

Secretary Cooperatives and Tribal Affairs, Abdul Majid Bhat today reviewed the functioning of Cooperative Banks of Jammu Division, here at a meeting.Registrar Cooperative Societies informed the Secretary that there are nine Cooperative Banks in the division with...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Workshop on child-centered emergency preparedness

Secretary Disaster Management, Rescue, Relief & Rehabilitation (DMRRR), PHE and I&FC, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today stressed on the need for collective efforts to address vulnerabilities of women and children during disasters.Speaking at ongoing three-day state...

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Labour Dept braces up for registration of unorganized workers

Labour and Employment Department is bracing up to start a massive exercise to register unorganized workers from January 1, 2019 in compliance to the Supreme Court directions.In this regard, Commissioner/Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department,...

07-Dec-2018 Kathua

Govt committed to ensure all-round development of State : K K Sharma

Advisor to Governor, K K Sharma today said that the Governor’s administration is committed to ensure all-round development of the state and thrust is being laid on to complete the languishing projects to benefit the people.The Advisor was speaking at a meeting...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Advisor K Vijay Kumar launches Battery Car at Mansar Lake

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today launched the battery operated car here at Mansar Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the Shivaliks.The Eco-friendly service has been introduced by the State Wildlife Protection Department as part of its eco-tourism promotion...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Governor celebrates Armed Forces Flag Day

Governor Satya Pal Malik celebrated the Armed Forces Flag Day at a function held at the Raj Bhavan here today. Brig. (Retd.) Harcharan Singh, Director, Rajya Sainik Board pinned a  token Flag on the self of Governor on the occasion. The Governor made contribution...

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Ask GoI to resolve Kashmir: Mirwaiz to people of India

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday strongly denounced authorities for scuttling the peaceful protest programs of the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) with regard to observing the ‘human rights week’, and the massive crackdown on resistance...

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti says Governor encroaching on democratic space

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and President of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleged on Friday that Governor Satya Pal Malik is encroaching on democratic space.Addressing a media conference here, Mehbooba Mufti warned of an agitation over alleged...

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