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20-Nov-2018 Shopian

38 militants killed in Shopian district this year so far

With the killing of four more militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district today, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that at least 38  militants have been killed in the district so far. Police officials while talking to Kashmir News Observer...

20-Nov-2018 Shopian

Four militants, Para commando killed in Shopian gunfight

Four militants and a Para commando were killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in South Kashmir's Shopian district. Police  said that a joint cordon was launched by the police and security forces on a credible input about the...

20-Nov-2018 Shopian

Soldier, 4 militants killed in J&K gunfight

One para commando of the Indian Army and four militants were killed in a gunfight in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Shopian district on Tuesday while four civilians were injured in ensuing clashes, officials said.Three girls sustained gun shot wounds while...

18-Nov-2018 Shopian

Two Al Badr militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Police on Sunday claimed to have killed two Al Badr militants in a gunfight in south Kashmir's Shopian district."Based on a credible input about the presence of militants, a cordon and search operation was launched by Police and security forces at the strike...

17-Nov-2018 Shopian

Suspected militants release two abducted youth in Shopian

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three civilians from a village in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday, barely 36 hours after the killing of a civilian following his abduction in the district.A police official said that unknown gunmen on Saturday morning abducted...

15-Nov-2018 Shopian

DDC flags off Ayushman Bharat Rath in Shopian

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian Dr. Owais Ahmad today flagged off Ayushmaan Bharat Rath under Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan  Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) from Mini secretariat Arhama Shopian to create awareness regarding the scheme among the...

13-Nov-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian chairs DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Dr Owais Ahmed today chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the performance of banks and line departments under ACP during the second quarter of the financial year 2018-19.The Meeting was...

09-Nov-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews Eid-e-Milad arrangements

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Dr OwaisAhmed, Friday convened a meeting to review the arrangements being made for the forthcoming Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) in the district Shopian.The meeting was attended by the ADDC Shopian, Mr Mohammad Saleem,district...

08-Nov-2018 Shopian

Snow Clearance work completed on Mughal Road

Snow clearance work was completed today on the historical Mughal road from both sides Shopian and Poonch, officials of the Mughal road division said.The officials said that road has been almost cleared from snow and the decision for throwing the road open...

06-Nov-2018 Shopian

2 Hizbul militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two Kashmiri Hizbul militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Following specific inputs about the presence of militants, security forces cordoned off Safanagri village early...

04-Nov-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews snow clearance, stock position of essentials

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Dr Owais Ahmed today convened a meeting to review the snow clearance work in the district, besides check stock and supply position of essential commodities.The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner,...

02-Nov-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews dev works under Tribal Sub-Plan

The District Development Commissioner Shopian, Dr. Owais Ahmed today reviewed the pace of progress on development works taken up under Special Central Assistance (SCA) to tribal sub-plan and Tribal Model Village development projects execution in the district...

31-Oct-2018 Shopian

ADDC Shopian reviews implementation of Panchayat development plan

The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Shopian, Mr. Mohammad Saleem today chaired a meeting to review the implementation and preparedness of Gram Panchayat Development Programme (GPDP) in the district here at Mini Secretariat Arhama Shopian.Among...

26-Oct-2018 Shopian

Rs 2 Crore scandal unearths in Shopian as DC flouts norms

A scandal worth two crores has unearthed in Shopian district as the Deputy Commissioner Owais Ahmed has allegedly flouted the norms only to benefit few of his blue eyed contractors.According to official sources, the works amounting to the tune of Rs 2...

15-Oct-2018 Shopian

Legal services-cum-awareness camp held at Shopian

The District Administration Shopian in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority Shopian organised a daylong mega Legal Services-Cum-Awareness Camp here today at Mini Secretariat Arhama Shopian.The event was jointly inaugurated by District Development...

13-Oct-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian takes snow-clearance preparedness on Mughal road

District Development Commissioner, Shopian, Owais Ahmad today visited Mughal Road and took stock of the road conditions, snow clearance and availability of food and shelter for the stranded passengers and vehicles.In the wake of an early snowfall this year, DDC...

05-Oct-2018 Shopian

Commissioner Secretary PDD visits Shopian; Reviews power scenario

Commissioner/Secretary, Power Development Department, Hirdesh Kumar, today visited Shopian and took a comprehensive review of schemes including SAUBHAGYA, UJALA, PMDP, DeenDayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana and directed the concerned for achieving 100% target of electrification...

27-Sep-2018 Shopian, Kulgam

Chief Justice Gita Mittal visits District Court Complex Shopian, Kulgam

Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, today visited the District Court Complex Shopian and Kulgam where she interacted with the judicial officers and lawyers and took stock of the functioning of the District Courts.The Chief Justice...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

3 cops abducted, killed in Shopian

Three policemen were abducted and killed while a relative of one of the slain cops was set free after abduction in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on early Friday.A police officer said militants abducted three cops from Batgund and Kapren Shopian early on...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

Militants abduct, kill three policemen in Kashmir

Militants gunned down three policemen on Friday, hours after they were abducted from their homes in south Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.A police officer told IANS that locals discovered their bullet-riddled bodies in a village in the morning, triggering...

20-Sep-2018 Shopian

ADC Shopian chairs DLMC Meeting

Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvez Sajad Ganai, today chaired a meeting of District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) to review the effective implementation of the Self-Help Group of Engineers scheme (April –August 2018) here.Superintendent Engineer...

13-Sep-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian chairs DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Dr Owais Ahmed today chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the performance of banks and line departments under ACP during the 1st quarter of the financial year 2018-19.The Meeting was attended...

04-Sep-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian inaugurates workshop on ‘POSHAN Abhiyan’

To mark the beginning of National Nutrition Month, Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Dr. Owais Ahmed today inaugurated a day-long State Level Workshop on POSHAN Abhiyan- the PM’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment of children.The launching ceremony,...

02-Sep-2018 Shopian

Shopian Shootout : Seven persons injured in clashes, CASO called off

At least seven persons suffered injuries during clashes in government forces action which erupted following a brief exchange of gunfight at Laddi village of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday morning.Reports said that the militants believed to be...

29-Aug-2018 Shopian

Four cops killed in Shopian militant attack, Three rifles snatched

In an audacious attack, armed militants gunned down four policemen in broad day light on Wednesday in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.Sources said that a group of policemen escort party of the DSP headquarters Shopian arrived in Arhama area of the district...

18-Aug-2018 Shopian

Functioning of Sheep Husbandry Deptt reviewed in Shopian

Director Sheep Husbandry Kashmir Dr Mohammad Sharief today visited Shopian and inspected the functioning of the Department.The Director was accompanied by District Sheep Husbandry Officer Shopian Dr Rafiq Ahmad Shah and other officials and officers of the department.During...

07-Aug-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews progress under horticulture sector

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Owais Ahmed today convened a meeting to review progress and development under Horticulture sectors in the district.Among others the meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, District...

04-Aug-2018 Shopian

Five militants and a civilian killed in Shopian

Five militants were killed in an overnight gunfight with the government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir. A civilian was killed and two dozen others injured in clashes following the gunfight."Five militants have been killed in the operation that...

04-Aug-2018 Shopian

Shopian encounter ends, five militants killed

The overnight encounter at Kilora village in southern Kashmir’s Shopian district ended on Saturday with the killing of five militants.While one militant died late last night, four others were killed early Saturday morning, officials said. The gunfight broke...

31-Jul-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews Measles-Rubella vaccine campaign preparedness

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Owais Ahmed, today chaired a District Health Society meeting here to monitor the preparedness for Measles-Rubella vaccine and National-de-worming day campaign for the district.The meeting was attended by members of the...

30-Jul-2018 Shopian

Maraaz Cultural Sangam organizes Mehfil-e-Mushaira

Maraaz Cultural Sangam Shopian organised a mehfil-e-Mushaira in collaboration with Govt. Degree College Shopian and Jammu & Kashmir Cultural Academy at Shureeda Hall Degree College Shopian here today.Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvaiz Sajad...

28-Jul-2018 Shopian

DDC reviews Greater Shopian Master Plan

In order to prepare master plan for greater Shopian, a district level officers meeting of town planning was held here today at mini secretariat Arhama Shopian, under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Shopian, Owais Ahmed.The meeting...

25-Jul-2018 Shopian

DC Shopian reviews Independence Day arrangements

Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Owais Ahmed reviewed the arrangements for the celebration of Independence Day 2018 here today at Mini secretariat Arhama Shopian.During the meeting, it was decided that the main function of Independence Day will be held at District...

23-Jul-2018 Shopian

DC Shopian reviews Independence Day arrangements

Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Owais Ahmed, today chaired a meeting of district officers and various security agencies to review the preparedness for Independence Day-2018.The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Parvaiz Sajad Ganie, Additional...

19-Jul-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews implementation of DDB decisions

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian Owais Ahmed today convened a meeting to review the progress and implementation of District Development Board decisions.Among others, the meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Parvaiz Sajad Ganie,...

11-Jul-2018 Shopian

Boy killed, 5 others injured in Shopian blast

A minor boy was killed and five others including a girl sustained splinter injuries in a mysterious blast at Memendar village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.Reports reaching GNS said that a group of minor boys were playing at Memander...

10-Jul-2018 Shopian

Two militants, youth killed, over 50 civilians injured in Shopian

Two militants and an 18-year-old youth were killed and over 50 civilians suffered injuries in government forces action during intense clashes near encounter site at Kundalan village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday. Two army soldiers including...

10-Jul-2018 Shopian

Youth, two militants killed, over 50 civilians injured in Shopian

An 18-year-old youth was killed and over 50 others suffered injuries during intense clashes between government forces and protesters near encounter site at Kundalan village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday. Two militants were killed during...

10-Jul-2018 Shopian

Encounter breaks out in Shopian village

A gunfight broke out in Kundalan area of Shopian in south Kashmir on Tuesday.Reports reaching GNS said that that army's 34RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Bemnipora area of Shopian today wee hours.Soon after the joint team of forces fired several gunshots...

09-Jul-2018 Poonch / Shopian

Governor Reviews the Status of Mughal Road Project

Governor N.N. Vohra, undertook a road journey between Poonch and Shopian on the Mughal Road today afternoon to gain a first hand assessment about the maintenance of this prestigious road link between Rajouri- Poonch area and Kashmir Valley.Earlier in the day,...

09-Jul-2018 Shopian

Showkat Aijaz Bhat assumes charge as DDC Shopian

Showkat Aijaz Bhat today assumed charge of District Development Commissioner, Shopian with a pledge to ensure that administration will be accessible to common people.On the occasion DDC said that he will try his best to make the district Shopian a model district...

03-Jul-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews implementation of DDB decisions

District Development Commissioner Shopian Gazanfar Ali today convened a meeting to review the progress of various developmental projects and action taken report on previous year's District Development Boards decisions in the district.Among others, Additional...

29-Jun-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian tours flood-prone areas

District Development Commissioner Shopian Gazanfar Ali today conducted an extensive tour of the flood-prone areas of the district.The DDC was accompanied by Executive Engineer Flood Control, and other concerned officers, engineers, and other district officers.On...

28-Jun-2018 Shopian

ADC Shopian inaugurates Vocational Academy

The Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian Parvaiz Sajad Ganie today inaugurated MIRAK Academy of Vocational Educational at Batapora Shopian.The academy has been established for the Students of the District Shopian aiming at providing latest Computer knowledge...

11-Jun-2018 Shopian

DDC reviews developmental schemes of RDD

District Development Commissioner, Shopian Gazanfar Ali today convened a meeting to review the implementation of various schemes of Rural Development Department (RDD) in the district.Among others the meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Development,...

09-Jun-2018 Shopian

Arrangements for Shab-e-Qadr, Eid-ul-Fitr finalized at Shopian

Additional Developmental Commissioner (ADC), Shopian Parvaiz  Sajad Ganaie today convened a meeting of officers to review and finalize the arrangements for Shab –e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr.Among others, the meeting was attended by Additional Superintendent of...

04-Jun-2018 Shopian

16 persons including 4 cops wounded in Shopian grenade attack

At least over a dozen people including four cops were wounded after unidentified persons lobbed a grenade on Government Force in South Kashmir’s Shopian distirct.The grenade blast created panic in the area while Forces fired dozens of rounds in air. A police...

04-Jun-2018 Shopian

6th SAC meeting held at Shopian

Director Extension Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Kashmir (SKUAST-K) Dr Mushtaq Ahmad today chaired the 6th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Shopian at Meeting Hall of District Administrative...

23-May-2018 Shopian

MLA inaugurates various projects in Wachi constituency

Member Legislative Assembly Wachi, Aijaz Ahmad Mir, today inaugurated various developmental projects of Wachi constituency and also held a public durbar at Zainapora.The legislator inaugurated a Steel Bridge at Zainapora, 11KV Hotline at CHC Zainapora, Sub...

16-May-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian chairs DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Gazanfar Ali, Wednesday chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the progress made by banks and line departments in the district.The meeting discussed the progress and achievements made by...

14-May-2018 Shopian

DDB approves Rs 86.63 cr annual plan for district Shopian

The District Development Board approved the outlay plan of Rs. 86.63 crore for the district Shopian. The decision was taken at the board meeting held today under the chair of Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Mohammad Ashraf Mir, who...

07-May-2018 Shopian

Sadam Padar and Bilal Molvi laid to rest, Militants offer gun salute

Hizbul Mujhadeen commander Sadam Padar and Bilal Ahmed Mohand alias Molvi were laid to rest amid pro-freedom and pro-Islam slogans at their ancestral graveyard in Heff Shermal area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.Sadam Paddar who was very close to Hizb...

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