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23-Feb-2018 Nowshera/Sunderbani (Rajouri)

Ministerial delegation reaches out to people of Nowshera, Sunderbani

A 3-member ministerial team along with some legislators today reached out to the agitating people in Nowshera and Sunderbaniand held detailed discussions on their demands.The delegation comprised Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat,...

23-Feb-2018 Jammu

Muneer-ul-Islam delivers lecture on ‘Rural Reporting’ at CU Jammu

Director Information and Public Relations, Muneer-ul-Islam delivered a lecture on “Building Public Opinion, Persuading and Circulation of Government Policies” at Central University Jammu as a part of 7-Day Faculty Development Programme on Rural Reporting.The...

23-Feb-2018 Jammu

Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami chairs Environment Committee meet

The Committee on Environment of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today asked the state government to strictly impose complete ban on polythene bags in the state.The Committee which met today under the Chairmanship of MLA M.Y. Tarigami reviewed the...

23-Feb-2018 Anantang

DDC Anantnag reviews functioning of Revenue Deptt

District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik today convened a meeting to take stock of functioning of the Revenue Department in the district.The DDC was informed that till date in the district 135 Jamabandis have been completed while as 280...

23-Feb-2018 Jammu

SHTM holds 5th International Conference

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture and Tourism Priya Sethi today said growth of tourism industry can be accelerated only by embracing entrepreneurship and technological advancements.The Minister said this after inaugurating 5th International...

23-Feb-2018 Kathua

Choudhary Lal Singh takes stock of development works at GDC Mahanpur

Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology Choudhary Lal Singh today conducted surprise visit of Mahanpur Government Degree College in Basohli to take stock of various ongoing development works in the campus.During his visit, the Minister directed the concerned...

23-Feb-2018 Jammu

International Conference on Economic Growth &Structural Changes

Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today said that agricultural output and productivity tend to contribute substantially to overall economic development of the country and it will be appropriate to place greater emphasis on further development...

23-Feb-2018 Jammu

Govt constitutes State Council for Promotion of Urdu Language

In a significant initiative towards promotion of J&K’s official language, the Government today constituted the first ever State Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (SCPUL).According to an order issued by the Principal Secretary to the Government,...

22-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Patwaris stages protest in Ganderbal to press for their demands

The Patwaris across the Ganderbal district on Thursday staged on 2nd day of strike to press for resolution of their long pending demands. They are demanding salary revision and transparent promotion policy, besides redressal of various other issues.District...

22-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chief Secretary chairs 14th Dal Monitoring Committee meeting

Chief Secretary B B Vyas on Thursday chaired the 14th meeting of the Monitoring Committee for Preservation and Conservation of Dal-Nageen Lake.Financial Commissioner, Housing and Urban Development Department, Director General of Police, Administrative Secretaries...

22-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chief Secretary reviews progress of Katra development projects

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Thursday reviewed the progress of variousinfrastructural and sanitation projects being undertaken for the development of Katra Town and its adjoining areas.Financial Commissioner, Housing and Urban Development Department, Principal...

22-Feb-2018 Srinagar

DSEK inaugurates training prog for MDM Cooks

Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo today inaugurated a 10-Day Training programme for Master Trainers for Mid-Day Meal (MDM) cooks from 10 Districts of the Kashmir Division at Institute of Hotel Management Rajbagh.On the occasion, DSEK, said that...

22-Feb-2018 Jammu

Secretary Education reviews functioning of department in Bhaderwah

On the directions of Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Secretary Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah today convened a High-Level meeting in the winter capital, Jammu to review the functioning of the Education Department in Bhaderwah area of Jammu...

22-Feb-2018 Poonch

DDC reviews developmental works at Chakan-da-Bagh TFC

District Development Commissioner, Tariq Ahmad Zargar today visited Chakan-da-bagh Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC) to review the progress of ongoing infrastructure works.During the visit, work on fifty bedded barracks, dormitory, medical centre, parking facilities...

22-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chief Justice conducts maiden hearing of cases via videoconferencing

First time in the judicial history of Jammu and Kashmir, hearing of cases was done through video conferencing today at Jammu and Kashmir High Court.The hearings were conducted by the Chief Justice, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad at Jammu.Eleven cases of Srinagar...

22-Feb-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Abdul Haq Khan meets JK’s Himayattrainees in Raipur

Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq today visited Raipur to get first hand appraisal of the facilities and training being provided to the JK youth under Himayat Scheme (DDU-GKY).The Minister visited JK Students who are getting...

22-Feb-2018 Jammu

Javaid Mustafa Mir reviews progress of central assistance to DPs

Minister for Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Floriculture Javaid Mustafa Mir today chaired a meeting to review the progress achieved under “Central assistance as One Time Settlement to the displaced persons of PoJK and Chhamb”.During...

22-Feb-2018 Jammu

Mir Zahoor Ahmad for tapping ground water to overcome water shortage

Minister of State for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Forest, Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad today called for taping of ground water at a large scale to overcome acute shortage of drinking water, mostly in rural Kashmir.Chairing...

22-Feb-2018 Jammu

Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura inaugurates Contemporary Painting Exhibition

Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura inaugurated contemporary painting Exhibition, organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL), under its 3- day’s cultural festival at Kala Kendra here today.Speaking on the...

22-Feb-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Abdul Haq Khan calls on Chhattisgarh CM to discuss issues of JK students

Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan on Thursday calls on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh and discussed various issues including development scenario of J&K and facilities being provided to the JK students...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

Chief Secretary chairs 104th FAC meeting, Several proposals cleared

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Wednesday in its 104th meeting cleared several proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions.Financial Commissioner Revenue, Mr Lokesh...

21-Feb-2018 Reasi

Reasi, Chief Minister lays foundation of Rs 52 cr worth road projects

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to the place, laid the foundation of some road projects here today valuing Rs. 52 crore.The Chief Minister laid the foundation of 160 metrepre-stressed concrete bridge over Jajjarnallah. The bridge would...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

44th meeting of Governing Body

The 44th  meeting of the Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Kakryal, reviewed the functioning of the Super Speciality Hospital and, besides, took several decisions to enhance its operational capacities for providing...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

VC, SMVDU meets Governor

Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Jain briefed the Governor about several important academic and administrative matters relating...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

Mir Zahoor Ahmad for vibrant cooperative movement

Minister of State for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Cooperative, Mir Zahoor Ahmad called for collective efforts by all stakeholders to make cooperative movement a vibrant vocation in the state.“This will ensure employment generation for state’s skilled...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

Choudhary Zulfkar Ali reviews stock and supply position in Jammu

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today convened a meeting regarding NFSA and MMSFES to review stock and supply position in Jammu province.The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary, FCS&CA,...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

Governor inaugurates “J&K Literary and Cultural Festival”

Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated a 3 day ‘J&K Literary and Cultural Festival’ on the occasion of the ‘International Mother Tongue Day’, organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAACL), here today.Governor, who is Patron of...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

MLA Kangan meets Governor

Mian Altaf Ahmad, Member J&K Legislative Assembly from Kangan, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Governor and Mian Altaf held extensive discussions regarding the obtaining challenges facing the State and the various major developmental issues...

21-Feb-2018 Jammu

Rs 10 cr Rafiabad Tribal Cluster Model Village gets nod : Yawar Mir

MLA Rafiabad, YawarDilawar Mir has said that the Government has sanctioned Tribal Cluster Model Village for Kandi Rafiabad in district Baramulla.Talking to various deputations from Rafiabad Constituency, who called on him today to seek redressal of their...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar police busts car lifting gang

Srinagar police has busted a car lifting gang and arrested three accused persons involved in the crime.police Station  Parimpora has received constant complaints about car and motor cycle thefts since last few months. In order to crack the cases, a special...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Honorarium Row : Anganwari workers stage protest

In absence of any response from the Jammu Kashmir Government, Anganwari workers continue their protest alleging that concerned authorities are showing callous attitude towards them and are showing no interest in resolving their problems.Scores of Anganwari...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Shahr-e-Khas Traders stage protest against Wakaf Board

Shahr-e-Khas Traders and Manufacturers Coordination Committee Wednesday staged a protest against Wakaf Board for failing to rehabilitate them.The protesting traders blocked the Gojwara road for traffic alleging that due to callous attitude of the Wakaf Board, they...

20-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Explain basis of J&K minister's China statement : Omar Abdullah

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the central government must explain the basis of a Jammu and Kashmir minister's statement about "China adopting Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit".Reacting to PWD Minister Naeem Akhtar's comments, Abdullah tweeted:...

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