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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...

06-May-2018 Shopian

Five militants, five civilians killed in Kashmir

Security forces on Sunday killed five militants, including an assistant professor of Kashmir University who had joined their ranks, leading to major street protests that claimed another five civilian lives, officials said.Director General of Police S.P. Vaid...

06-May-2018 Shopian

Bloodbath in Shopian: Four more youth killed, civilian toll 5

Four more youth were killed, taking the civilian death toll to five in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday.Sources said that all the four were critically injured in alleged forces firing near gunfight site and were shifted to different hospitals where...

06-May-2018 Shopian

KU assistant professor join militant ranks, gets trapped in Shopian

A day after reports about him going missing, Kashmir University assistant professor has joined militant ranks and has been trapped by the joint team of government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday.The police have called the family...

06-May-2018 Shopian

SOG man, army soldier injured in ongoing Shopian gunfight

A policeman of SOG and an army soldier were injured in an ongoing encounter at Badigam area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday.Official sources said that the SOG personnel namely Anil Kumar and a soldier of 44 RR wounded critically in the firefight.Both...

28-Apr-2018 Shopian

Day-2: Shopian observes shutdown against students killing

A complete shutdown was observed in Shopian area of South Kashmir district for the second consecutive day on Saturday against the killing of a student on Thursday.All shops and other business establishments were closed while traffic was off the roads.Meanwhile...

26-Apr-2018 Shopian

Sports have key role in character building : DC Shopian

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Gazanfar Ali today said that sports play a decisive role in character building of a person and youth must take up sports to lead a healthy and disciplined life.DDC made these remarks during the second phase of football...

24-Apr-2018 Shopian

Road Safety Week: DC Shopian Gazanfar Ali flags off rally

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Gazanfar Ali today flagged off a rally to mark the second day 29th Road Safety Week, organized by the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) in association with district administration.The rally started from Mini Secretariat Shopian...

18-Apr-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews progress under CAPEX Budget

District Developmental Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Gazanfar Ali today chaired a meeting to review the pace and progress made on development works under CAPEX Budget (2017-18) and Chief Minister’s directions for the district passed during her public outreach programme.Among...

11-Apr-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews Shab-e-Me’raj arrangements

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Gazanfar Ali reviewed the final arrangements for the ensuing auspicious day of Shab-e-Me’raj here today.The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvaiz Sajad Ganie, Assistant Commissioner...

10-Apr-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews functioning of educational institutions

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Gazanfar Ali today convened a meeting for the smooth functioning of education institutes in the district at Mini Secretariat Arhama Shopian.The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvaiz...

01-Apr-2018 Shopian

Civilian dead, 50 injured as 11 militants killed

A civilian was killed and 50 others were injured as they clashed with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday after security forces shot dead 11 militants in the region, police said.Of the 11 militants, 10 died in two gunfights...

22-Mar-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian flags-off farmers’ exposure tour

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz today flagged-off a group of 100 farmers for exposure tour to SKUAST-K Shalimar.The tour was organized under Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme.The DDC was accompanied...

22-Mar-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian flags-off farmers for sericulture tour

Deputy Development Commissioner  (DDC)  Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz, today flagged-off one-day awareness cum exposure tour for sericulture farmers of the district.The tour was organized under the centrally sponsored Agricultural Technology Management...

17-Mar-2018 Shopian

Militants attack police vehicle in South Kashmir

Militants have reportedly fired upon the police vehicle in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.The incident occurred at Hajipora area of the district.Reports said that police vehicles on way to Shopian were attacked by militants. SSP Shopian was present in the vehicle...

05-Mar-2018 Shopian

LeT militant found dead in Shopian orchard

Body of a militant was found from apple orchards at Saidipora village in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Monday.Sources identified the militant as Ashiq Hussain Bhat son of Mohammad Ishaq Bhat of Rakhpora Shopian. He had joined militant ranks last year...

03-Mar-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian convenes DLRC meet

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz, today chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the progress made by banks and line departments for the third quarter against the targets of district credit plan 2017-18.The...

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