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10-Jul-2018

10-Jul-2018 New Delhi

India, South Korea agree to deepen economic, strategic partnership

In bid to further boost their economic and political ties, India and South Korea agreed to upgrade their Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and strengthen the Special Strategic Partnership they share following delegation-level talks headed...

10-Jul-2018 Cape Town

I will play IPL for few more years : AB de Villiers

Star South African batsman AB de Villiers, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, confirmed on Tuesday that he will continue to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a few more years.I will keep on playing IPL for a few years,...

10-Jul-2018 New Delhi

India heading for comprehensive healthcare crisis : Amartya Sen

India spends just a little over one per cent of its GDP on healthcare and this is leading the country into "a comprehensive healthcare crisis", according to Nobel laureate and noted economist Amartya Sen, who has called for greater allocation on healthcare...

10-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Each day comes with its own challenges, victories : Sonali Bendre Behl

Actress-writer Sonali Bendre Behl, who has been diagnosed with a "high-grade cancer" and is undergoing treatment in New York, says every day brings both challenges and victories and the only thing that she wants to focus on is "positive" outlook.In a Twitter post on...

10-Jul-2018 New Delhi

I'm social media savvy : Kartik Aaryan

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan says he is very social media savvy.Kartik was here to unveil the Motorola's latest phone moto e5 plus on Tuesday."I am social media savvy. I am always on Instagram, Snapchat and all other social media platforms... So, I am a very...

10-Jul-2018

It was my dream to beat top ranking players : Manika Batra

India's star tennis player, Manika Batra's life has changed forever after she defeated world number four, Feng Tianwei as well as Zhou Yihan, in the finals of the Commonwealth Games this year. The 22-year-old ace table tennis player who brought home the historic...

10-Jul-2018 Sirmaur

Jai Ram Thakur announces IPH Division at Chandol in Sirmaur district

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced to establish IPH Division at Chandol in Pachhad constituency of Sirmaur district. He made this announcement while addressing a public meeting at Rajgarh today.He said ten irrigation and drinking water supply schemes...

10-Jul-2018 Shimla

HP to formulate its own Film Policy : Dr. Baldi

A meeting regarding formulating the film policy of the State was held here today under the chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary Dr. Shrikant Baldi.Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Baldi said that the state government was making all out efforts to develop...

10-Jul-2018 Sirmour

Jai Ram Thakur urges to make afforestation a people’s movement

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged the people to make afforestation a people’s movement so as to increase forest cover of the State. He was presiding over the 69th State Level Van Mahotsav at Churwadhar in Rajgarh area of Pachhad Assembly Constituency...

10-Jul-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases book of Dr. Vinita Sipahiya

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur released the book- 'Exploring new subjectivity in the works of Jhumpa Lahri and Kiran Desai' written by Dr. Vinita Sipahiya on Monday evening.The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of the writer for bringing out a book on...

10-Jul-2018 Shimla

Rs. 50 crore project approved for Chintpurni temple

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today informed that Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has approved a project of Rs. 50 crore for the development of Chintpurani Devi Temple in Una district under the scheme ' PRASAD'. He said that with this proposed project,...

10-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Niti Aayog to implement Governor's Agri model

Niti Aayog has urged all the states to work towards giving practical shape to the Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) on the lines of Himachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, for which the Aayog will provide all assistance. According to the NITI Aayog, ZBNF will...

10-Jul-2018 Shimla

BoD meeting of State Civil Supplies Corporation held

The meeting of the Board of Directors of State Civil Supplies Corporation was held here today under the chairmanship of Food, Civil Supply and Consumer Affair Minister Kishan Kapoor.The Board of Directors (BoD) approved the filling of two posts of Assistant...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Killings won’t force us into submission : Yasin Malik

“Unrelenting massacre of Kashmiri innocents and criminal silence of humankind over it is disgraceful and disgusting,” said the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday.While strongly condemning Tuesday’s firing by army and...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

JRL calls for shutdown tomorrow, Naqshband Sahib chalo on Friday

The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for shutdown tomorrow against civilian killings and Mazar-e-Shuhada Naqshband Sahib (RA) Chalo on July 13 (Friday) to commemorate the...

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 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri inspects progress on mega projects

The District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz today inspected pace of progress on mega projects and gave on spot directions for adhering to timeline completion and quality specifications.The DDC inspected work on Rs 139 Cr GMC Rajouri, Rs 5.40 Cr...

10-Jul-2018 Poonch

Director reviews RDD works in Poonch, Surankote blocks

Director Rural Development, Jammu Mohammad Mumtaz Ali today chaired a meeting to review physical and financial progress achieved under various schemes here in twin blocks of Poonch and Surnkote.Detailed deliberation was held on various schemes being implemented...

10-Jul-2018 Rajouri

Rajouri: Aijaz chairs maiden review meeting

Mohammad Aijaz, today reviewed the working of line departments while chairing his maiden meeting after assuming the office as District Development Commissioner, Rajouri.The DC asked development departments to bring in notice of District Administration bottlenecks...

10-Jul-2018 Kishtwar

Disaster preparedness reviewed at Kishtwar

The District administration Kishtwar today reviewed the disaster preparedness here at a meeting of line departments with District Development Commissioner Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana in the chair.The meeting reviewed the overall preparedness with district...

10-Jul-2018 Ludhiana

Ludhiana To Identify Sprawling Trees In The City

In order to promote the biodiversity among the people, the district administration would identify sprawling trees in the city so that anyone can recognize better and easily.Chairing a meeting of the reconstituted district level biodiversity management committee...

10-Jul-2018 Samba

Samba admin sets up Emergency Operation Centre

District administration Samba today setup an Emergency Operation Centre to cope up with any exigency arising due to heavy rain and flash food.DC Samba Sushma Chauhan   inaugurated the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at   DC office complex...

10-Jul-2018 Rajouri

Dr Shahid accorded warm send-off

Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary was accorded warm send-off, the other day, by the officers of the district administration Rajouri and civil society members on his transfer as Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora. A string of farewell functions were organised across...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Comm Secy Forests reviews Soil & Water Conservation Dept

Commissioner Secretary Forests, Environment & Ecology Department, Saurabh Baghat, reviewed the performance and achievements of the Soil & Water Conservation Department, J&K here today.The meeting was attended by P.K. Singh, IFS PCCF/ Director, Soil &...

10-Jul-2018 Kargil

CEC Kargil lays foundation of bridge at Markalacay Phosthang

Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) LAHDC Kargil, Kacho Ahmad Ali than today laid the foundation stone of lx37meters span Motorable Bridge at Markalacay Phosathang over aver Sindh.The bridge was sanctioned under NABARD at an estimated cost of Rs 5.45...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Northern Army Commander meets Governor N N Vohra

Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, met Governor N.N. Vohra at Raj Bhavan today. The Army Commander, who has undertaken extensive tour of areas in the Valley in the past four days, shared his views and experiences with the Governor.Raj...

10-Jul-2018 Leh

Governor N.N. Vohra meets Dalai Lama at Leh

Before commencing his official engagements, soon after arrival at Leh this morning Governor N.N. Vohra called on H.H. the Dalai Lama at his residence in Jive-tsal Choglamsar. The Governor was accompanied by his Advisors, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Tourism Department distributes Rescue Tubes to Shikara owners

Department of tourism Kashmir today distributed hundreds of the Life Buoy Rescue Tubes to the operational shikara wallas in order to provide them safety equipment to meet any eventuality.Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah handed over these tubes to the registered...

10-Jul-2018 Budgam

KVIB organizes awareness camp at Chrar-e-Sharief

Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB, Srinagar today organized district level awareness camp under National Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe Hub (NSSH) scheme at Townhall Chrar-e-Sharief, Budgam.Deputy Chief Executive officer- Muzaffar...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Govt orders transfer, posting of Private Secretaries

Government Tuesday ordered transfers and postings of Private Secretaries in various departments.An order to this effect was issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) here today.According to the order, Vijay Kumar Kaul, Private Secretary, presently posted...

10-Jul-2018 Pulwama

DC Pulwama reviews progress on developmental projects

District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad Dar, today convened a meeting of all District and Sectoral officers to review the progress of various developmental projects and schemes in the district.The meeting was attended by, Chief Planning Officer,...

10-Jul-2018 Budgam

DC Budgam finalizes Hajj-2018 arrangements

Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, today chaired a meeting to finalize the arrangements for the smooth departure of pilgrims for annual Haj-2018, commencing from July 14.Approximately 9600 pilgrims are scheduled to leave from the Srinagar Airport...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Hajj-2018: Flights to operate from July 14

Executive Officer, State Haj Committee (SHC), Syed Qamar Sajjad, today informed that Haj-2018 flights shall operate from July 14, 2018.Accordingly, the flight schedule for July 14, 15 and 16 has been issued for the information of public in general and intending...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Speaker reviews functioning of Assembly Secretariat

Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh, today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Assembly Secretariat.Taking a detailed review of the working of Legislation, Accounts and other Sections of the Assembly Secretariat, the Speaker...

10-Jul-2018 Pulwama

Advisor K Vijay Kumar visits CTC Lethpora

Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar Monday visited Commando Training Centre (CTC) Lethpora here and interacted with the trainees and the instructors of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.He was accompanied by Director General Police SP Vaid, Principal CTC JP Singh and...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Governor reviews 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 firsthand assessment about the maintenance of this prestigious road link between Rajouri- Poonch area and Kashmir Valley.Earlier in the day,...

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...

11-Jul-2018

11-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab AAP for fresh admission criteria for UT College Admissions

AAP Legislative Wing Spokesperson and Kharar MLA, Mr. Kanwar Sandhu has demanded that all admissions being done in government and government-aided colleges in Chandigarh for the coming 2018-2019 academic session should be halted and fresh admissions done...

11-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Work on Chakki-KatoriBangla National Highway soon

The Chakki-Dhar-Dunera-Katori Bangla   road   up to   Himachal Pradesh boundary having Length 39.36 km has been declared as NH-154A.   Keeping in view the fact that this is an important stretch of road which connects ...

11-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab Government Transferred 18 IPS And 12 PPS Officers

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/ Posting of 18 IPS and 12 PPS officers with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that out of 18 IPS officers, Mr. Jaskaran Singh, has been posted as IGP PAP, Mr. Gurpreet Singh...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

PDP-BJP Alliance pushed J&K into turmoil, uncertainty : Omar Abdullah

National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday chaired the National Conference Legislative Party Meeting at NC Head Office, ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in Srinagar. The meeting was attended by MLAs and MLCs from the party.Addressing the Legislative Party Meeting,...

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...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Youth killed, another injured in forces action in Kupwara

A 20-year-old youth was killed while another injured in alleged government forces firing at Trehgam area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday.Locals of Trehgam told GNS that army allegedly opened fire after some youth pelted stones at their vehicles.Two...

11-Jul-2018 Mansa

Mission Tandarust Punjab: 38 patients diagnosed in medical camp

38 patients were diagnosed of various ailments during a Medical Health Checkup Camp organized in village Mansa Khurd under the Mission Tandarust Punjab.Divulging more details about this camp, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Lal Chand Thukral today said that...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MLA Langate calls on Governor N.N. Vohra

Er. Rasheed, MLA Langate, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Civil Secretariat today.Sh. Rasheed apprised the Governor about the development related challenges relating to his Constituency and the adjoining areas and the benefit of larger attention being...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Former Chairman PSC meets Governor N N Vohra

Mohd. Shafi Pandit, former Chairman, J&K Public Service Commission (PSC), called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Civil Secretariat today.Pandit informed Governor about the results so far achieved and the activities being presently undertaken to provide...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

ADGP CID meets Governor N.N. Vohra

A.G Mir, ADGP CID, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Civil Secretariat today and briefed him about the work being done by his Directorate and about certain arising developments in the State....

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Director Vigilance calls on Governor N.N. Vohra

S. J. M Gillani, Director Vigilance, met Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Civil Secretariat today.Sh. Gillani apprised Governor about the present status of the work being done by the State Vigilance Organization; the pendency of cases; reasons for delay in the...

11-Jul-2018 Budgam

DDC Budgam reviews progress under Capex Budget

District Development Commissioner Budgam, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting to take stock of the developmental works being executed by various departments/agencies under approved Rs.180 crore Capex outlay for the year 2018-19.The meeting was held...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Ensure hassle-free arrangements for Hajj-2018: Div Com to DDCs

In order to ensure smooth arrangements for Hajj-2018, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all District Development Commissioners (DDCs) of Kashmir Division including Leh and Kargil to ensure hassle-free arrangements for the...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Shah reviews pace of ongoing PHE, I&FC works

Secretary PHE and Irrigation & Flood Control, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today convened a meeting to review the pace of various ongoing projects being executed under the respective departments.The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer PHE Kashmir, Chief Engineer...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Div Com Kmr visits Hajj House, reviews arrangements

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today visited Hajj House Bemina and Airport to review the necessary arrangements being provided to the Hajj pilgrims of Kashmir division including Leh and Kargil.In Hajj House Bemina, the Divisional Commissioner...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Hospitals face acute shortage of medicines in Kashmir

The acute shortage of medicines in Government Hospitals has been forcing different hospitals to purchase the same on exorbitant rates from private distributors. Sources said that Directorate of Health Services has miserably failed to supply the medicines...

11-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Humanity feels ashamed by school kids' detention : Manoj Tiwari

BJP on Wednesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for the alleged detention of half-a-dozen minor girls by authorities of a school here."Kejriwal and Sisodiaji how much salt both of you will rub on the...

11-Jul-2018 Malout (Punjab)

Congress losing sleep over government's pro-farmer steps : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the Congress and its allies were losing sleep as his government was taking many initiatives to improve the status of farmers across the country.Addressing a rally of farmers and farm labourers in this south-western...

11-Jul-2018 Tokyo

Death toll in Japan flood hits 179

The death toll arising from torrential rains and floods in central and southwestern Japan has risen to 179, the government said on Wednesday, while the search and rescue efforts for the missing continue.Floods and landslides triggered by the record rainfall...

11-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Officers are openly defying my orders : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said “the BJP’s Lt. Governor” Anil Baijal has taken “full illegal control” of the bureaucrats in the national capital following which the officers are openly refusing to follow his (CM’s) orders.In a series...

11-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Justice to Indian LGBT long overdue : Celina Jaitly

Actress Celina Jaitly says justice to the Indian LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community is long overdue, and that the law must put an end to the legal platform that segregates the community from others.Celina, an LGBT activist, on Wednesday...

11-Jul-2018 Imphal

Nine killed in Manipur landslides

Heavy rain triggered landslides in three places in Manipur's Tamenglong town early this morning, killing nine persons and injuring seven, officials said.The bodies of two children are yet to be recovered, said Chief Minister N Biren Singh.The seven injured...

11-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Being strong-willed, body-shaming never bothered me : Zareen Khan

She remembers the time when she weighed 100 kg and was subjected to body-shaming. But actress Zareen Khan says negative comments never bothered her and, being a strong-willed person, she never felt hesitant to speak her mind."When I was more than 100 kg,...

11-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Happy with how my film journey is shaping up : Rajkummar Rao

Actor Rajkummar Rao says he is happy and content with the way his film journey is shaping up for the last few years.Rajkummar interacted with the media at the launch of The Eat Right Movement, initiated by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)...

11-Jul-2018

A crash course in fundamentals of true knowledge

The biggest fallacy in our high-tech world is believing that the stunning advances in knowledge -- now accessible anytime and everywhere through flashy devices -- have left everyone, especially the millennials, well-learned. But could any one of them, just...

11-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Sanjay Dutt to launch autobiography in 2019

Sanjay Dutt, whose dramatic life has made for a Bollywood biopic, is now set to pen an autobiography to be published by HarperCollins for his sixtieth birthday on July 29, 2019.Apart from his professional accomplishments, the actor's ebbs and flows will be...

11-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Ajay Devgn to star in 'Chanakya'

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn has been roped in for filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's next titled "Chanakya".Ajay on Wednesday tweeted: "Looking forward to playing 'Chanakya', a film about one of the greatest thinkers in Indian history..."Produced by Reliance Entertainment...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah defends IAS officer Shah Faesal facing diciplinary action

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday came out in defence of Shah Faesal, the IAS officer who faces disciplinary action for his posts on social media.The state administration department served a notice to the 2010 Indian Administrative...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Shutdown affects normal life in valley

A protest shutdown called by Joint Resistance Leadership against unabated civilian killings affected normal life across the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday.JRL comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, had called the...

11-Jul-2018 Shimla

Health Minister demands State Cancer Institute at Shimla

Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar met Union Health Minister  J.P. Nadda at New Delhi and requested GoI to sanction State Cancer Institute at Shimla. He also discussed various issues pertaining to Health Ministry.He also informed him that at present Asha...

11-Jul-2018 Shimla

Quality check squad will be established in Chief Minister Office

The State Government would ensure quality in construction of roads, bridges and other government buildings in the State by evolving a mechanism for third party inspection by establishing an independent quality check squad in the Chief Minister Office.This...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Army commando killed in ongoing Kupwara gunfight

An army commando was killed and another suffered injuries in an ongoing gunfight at Kandi forest area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday.An army officer told GNS that today afternoon the army soldier of 4 PARA namely Sepoy Mukul Meena sustained...

11-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab To Promote Indigenous Breed Of Animals : Balbir Singh Sidhu

Adopting a policy of far reaching effects, The Punjab Government would promote the animal of indigenous breeds like Sahiwal & Gir cows and Murrah & Nili Ravi buffalos, Beetal Goats and Kadaknath Chicken breed. It was disclosed by Balbir Singh Sidhu, Minister...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Governor reviews developmental works of Leh

Governor N.N. Vohra visited Leh yesterday to review the progress of development works in the district. He was accompanied by his three Advisors, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department. After arriving at Leh, Governor...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai finalizes Hajj-2018 arrangements

The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today chaired a high-level meeting to finalize arrangements for annual Hajj pilgrimage 2018.The meeting reviewed arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of Hajj pilgrimage and ensure adequate arrangements...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

27 political appointees demit office

In tune with the provisions of the Standing Operating Procedure (SoP) issued vide Govt Order No: 299-GAD of 2016 dated: 01.04.2016, twenty-five political appointees have submitted their resignation which have been accepted by the Governor.Pertinently, during...

12-Jul-2018

12-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs 19 Employees During June

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, has been able to nab 19 officers of different departments red handed while accepting bribes during the month of June, which included 9 police personnel, 3 of revenue department and 7 of...

12-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs AFSO for taking bribe Rs. 20,000/-

State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Food & Supplies Officer (AFSO) posted at Sanour in district Patiala red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said AFSO Jeevan Kumar...

12-Jul-2018 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal reviews progress of ongoing road projects

The District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr Piyush Singla today reviewed the pace and progress of the ongoing road projects in the District during a meeting.The meeting took a comprehensive review of the progress of land acquisition on Pandach-Beehama...

12-Jul-2018 Doda

ADC Doda finalizes arrangements for Trishul Bhaint Yatra

On the directions of District Development Commissioner, Simrandeep Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Pawan Kumar Parihar today chaired a meeting to finalize the arrangements for upcoming Trishul Bhaint Yatra commencing on 18th of July 2018 from Doda...

12-Jul-2018 Ramban

Kissan Mela held at Ghandhri

Department of Agriculture today organised one day Block level Kissan Mela at Ghandhri block.More than 100   farmers   were made aware about various flagship programmes and key projects of the department with the aim to double the farmers’ income...

12-Jul-2018 Rajouri

DDC inspects major development projects

District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, today inspected several developmental works and reviewed the physical and financial achievements of some of the key projects being executed in the district.The projects reviewed holds significance for strengthening...

12-Jul-2018 Udhampur

DDC reviews functioning of Emergency Operation Centre

District Development Commissioner, Ravinder Kumar today visited District Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) established at district Headquarter and reviewed its functioning.It is pertinent to mention here that EOC working 24x7 has been established by the district...

12-Jul-2018 Bandipora

Shahid Iqbal assumes charge as DDC Bandipora

Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today assumed the charge as District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora.After assuming the charge, he got a brief regarding developmental scenario of the district, besides other issues including budget estimation, allocation...

12-Jul-2018 Budgam

DDC Budgam for prompt, effective response towards disasters

District Development Commissioner Budgam Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar today directed that sector wise disaster management plans for the better and prompt response towards different natural and man-made disasters be made.These remarks were made by the DDC while chairing...

12-Jul-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri convenes Civil Society meet

District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz today held a meeting with the members of the civil society to discuss various issues and concerns related to the overall development of the district.The participants apprised the DDC about different issues including...

12-Jul-2018 Doda

DC Doda interacts with prominent citizens

District Development Commissioner, Simrandeep Singh convened a meeting with prominent citizens, social activists, heads of political parties, business establishments, Bar Association, Transport union, Trade Union and representatives of religious bodies, here...

12-Jul-2018 Amritsar

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana- 2018 launched to promote Philately

Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha had launched a PAN India scholarship program for school children called Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana in the year 2017 to increase the reach of Philately which is also to be continue for the year 2018-19. Under the scheme of...

12-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Border population is our strategic asset : Rajnath Singh

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had interaction with Field and State Level Officers implementing Border Area Development Programme (BADP), here today. During the interaction, relevant issues regarding implementation of BADP and to make it more effective...

12-Jul-2018 Shimla

Chopal area to be developed for tourism activities : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that Chopal area in Shimla district would be developed from tourism point of view and efforts would be made to get some tourism projects from the government of India for this area. The Chief Minister who was addressing a...

12-Jul-2018 Sharjah

SSFALaunches Promotion Campaign at the General Authority for Sports

The Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA)’s Board of Trustees conducted a workshopon Wednesday (July 11) to shed light on the second edition of the award, its goals, categories and participation criteria at the General Authority for Sports.Organised by the...

12-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Bullet Motorcycle Creating Jarring Sound Be Impounded : Om Parkash Soni

Tightening the noose against bullet motorcycle riders, creating thumping sound by modifying silencers, the Punjab Environment Minister Om Parkash Soni has strictly instructed the officials to impound such bullet motorcycles.In a high-level meeting of the Punjab...

12-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Gurpreet Singh Kangar rules out clipping of PSPCL sports cell

Standing firmly by the demand of players of PSPCL sports cell, Gurpreet Singh Kangar, Power Minister, Punjab said that Punjab Government is absolutely in favour of encouraging sports culture among the youth and absorbing them in suitable avenues. He said that...

12-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Dr Nirmal Singh calls on Nitin Gadkari

Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh today met Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari to discuss various issues concerning Jammu and Kashmir.Dr Singh informed Mr Gadkari that the DPR of National...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Governor visits J&K Government Grievance Cell

Governor N.N. Vohra visited the Government Grievance Cell at Chruch Lane, Sonwar, and held detailed discussions with the officers and staff of the Cell, particularly to dovetail its functioning with the J&K Governor’s Grievance Cell which functions at Raj...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Secretary Education reviews educational scenario in Baramulla, Kupwara

Secretary School Education RigzianSampheal today convened a meeting to take review of education sector in Baramulla and Kupwara Districts.During the meeting, he impressed upon all the officers to take necessary steps to improve the ranking of these districts in...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Rohit Kansal directs for speeding up expenditure in all schemes

Principal Secretary, Planning and Development Department, Rohit Kansal today directed the officers to work hard to greatly enhance expenditure in all sectors.He was speaking at a meeting to review the progress under BEAMS and resolve issues, if any. The meeting...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

First Pahari language newspaper launched in JK

In memory of late Dr Shujaat Bukhari, the special issue of first Pahari language newspaper of the state' Voice of Hills' was today unveiled in a ceremony organized at the Auditorium of Department of Information and Public Relations Srinagar.The event was...

12-Jul-2018 Pulwama

Commissioner Secretary PWD reviews dev works in Shopian

Commissioner Secretary PWD, Khursheed Ahmad Shah today chaired a review meeting at Circuit House Shopian to take stock of various ongoing developmental works under going in the district.District Development Commissioner Shopian Showkat Aijaz and other district officers...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B B Vyas for time-bound implementation of SBM

Advisor to Governor Mr B B Vyas today directed the officers to ensure the time bound implementation of flagship Swach Bharat Programme (SBM) so that people of the state get benefitted by these initiatives.The Advisor was reviewing the status of the SBM with...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B B Vyas takes stock of issues related to LAHDC Leh, Kargil

Advisor to Governor  B B Vyas today chaired to meeting to discuss the provisions of Ladakh and Kargil Hill Development Council Acts.The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Home, R K Goyal, Commissioner Secretary Health & Medical Education, Commissioner...

12-Jul-2018 Poonch

Div Com Jammu visits JU Satellite Campus : inspects construction work

The Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today visited Dingla where satellite campus of Jammu University is being established and inspected construction works on academic and residential blocks and girls’ hostels besides land development and fencing work.During...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Govt clears air on detachments in Education Department

Dispelling the reports regarding purported disruption of the academic activity due to the detachment of staff in the Education Department, the Government today made it clear that while implementing the policy decision on detachment of government employees, it would...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

AIP protests against Trehgam killing, Er. Rasheed detained

Hundreds led by AIP President Er. Rasheed carried out a strong sit-in protest at Handwara against killing of Khalid Gafar Malik a youth from Trehgam at the hands of Army.Appealing New Delhi on the occasion to stop genocide of Kashmiris Er. Rasheed reiterated...

12-Jul-2018 Kupwara

Slain Trehgam youth laid to rest

Thousands of people on Thursday attended the funeral prayers of a 20-year-old youth at Trehgam in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.The youth Khalid Gafar, 20, son of Abdul Gafar Malik, was killed while another person suffered injuries after army allegedly opened...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Prime Minister interacts with JK’s Self Help Groups under NRLM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday interacted with the members of Self-Help Groups promoted by J&K State Rural Livelihoods Mission (UMEED) under Deen Dayal Anthodia Yojana –National Rural Livelihood Mission and the beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Upadhaya...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B. B. Vyas orders extension of GST amnesty scheme by 30 days

Much to the relief of businessmen, traders and industrialists of the state, Advisor to Governor B. B. Vyas today ordered extension of GST amnesty scheme by 30 days.The decision was taken by the Advisor during a meeting with the representatives of the Kashmir...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Vijay Kumar reviews functioning of Estates Department

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today reviewed the functioning of the Estates Department and the facilities being extended to the employees in the estates colonies in Jammu and Srinagar.The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Planning and Monitoring...

12-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Governor for developing J&K as leading State

Governor N. N. Vohra has called upon the leaders of all political and religious parties and social organizations and the people of the State to shed all differences and join hands to make Jammu and Kashmir peaceful, prosperous and among the leading States in...

12-Jul-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

CGC Jhanjeri Dominates IKG PTU’s MERIT LISTS

Maintaining their objective of “Academic Excellence & Quality Placements”, the students of Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri brought laurels to the college by capturing a record number of 124 positions in the Merit Lists of IKG Punjab Technical University,...

12-Jul-2018 Barnala

barnala.gov.in becomes compatible for visually impaired people

Taking another step forward in providing effective e-Governance facilities to the common man, district administration Barnala has launched its revamped website, barnala.gov.in, which will be accessible to visually impaired people. The website was launched by...

12-Jul-2018 Udhampur

Yatra vehicle mets accident in Udhampur, 13 Yatri injured

At least thirteen Amarnath Yatris were injured in a road accident at Udhampur in Jammu region on Thursday morning. Reports Reaching GNS said that a vehicle (tempo traveller bearing registration number JK 14B 7259), hit a roadside parked truck near Birma...

12-Jul-2018 Kupwara

Kandi Encounter: Militant killed in ongoing operation, body recovered

KupwaraA militant was killed in an ongoing operation at Kandi forests of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.An army officer told GNS that the militant has been killed in a fresh gunfight late last evening. "The body of the slain militant was recovered...

13-Jul-2018

13-Jul-2018 New Delhi

DGNCC Flags-in NCC Boys Expedition team to Mt Saifee

DGNCC Lt Gen PP Malhotra flagged-in the NCC Boys Expedition to Mt Saifee on 11 July 2018, here. He congratulated the boy cadets and the support  staff for their splendid effort and demonstration of grit and courage to overcome the challenges of rugged...

13-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Shwet Ashwa Drass Expedition

1.     Shwet Ashwa, the elite motorcycle display team of the Corps of Military Police, commenced a motor cycle expedition from Bengaluru to Drass on  2nd July 2018 as a tribute to the soldiers who laid down their lives during the Kargil war....

13-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Suresh Prabhu Meets World Bank Team

Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, met with the World Bank team in New Delhi on Thursday. The team was led by  Ms. Caroline Freund, Director of Trade, Regional Integration and Investment Climate and Junaid Ahmad, Country...

13-Jul-2018 New Delhi

India a Key Player in Generic Medicines – Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, said that India is recognizedglobally as one of the key players  in the field of generic  medicines. Speaking at a function organized by the Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India...

13-Jul-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch meets injured at DH Poonch; provides relief assistance

The Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav visited District Hospital Poonch and met persons who were injured in a road accident at Shahpur. He enquired about their well being and directed doctors to provide them best possible treatment.All the injured were...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Prepare state-of-art disaster management plan : Addl Secy MHA

Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Rajni Sekhri today stressed for the need to prepare effective and realistic disaster management plan across all districts in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.The Additional Secretary MHA made these remarks while...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Syed Ali Geelani tried to march towards Naqashband Sahib

All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Friday decried the curbs placed by the authorities to thwart Naqashband Sahib  march, saying that respect, honor and affection with martyrs and particularly those slain in July 13, 1931, serve...

13-Jul-2018 Bathinda

Mission Tandarust Punjab: Director Agriculture Visits Village Mehraj

Launched with an aim to improve the health conditions of Punjab in all dimensions, the Mission Tandarust Punjab in Bathinda today saw the Director Agriculture Department Dr Jasbir Singh Bains visiting the soil testing laboratory at Rampura. He motivated the farmers...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

High Level DSGMC Delegation Led By Gk And Sirsa Meets J&K Governor

A high level delegation led by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management  Committee (DSGMC) President Mr. Manjit Singh GK and General Secretary Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa today met J&K Governor Mr. NN Vohra and took up the issue of attempt to forceful...

13-Jul-2018 Shimla

Bhakra Dam oustees urges CM for new rehabilitation policy

A delegation of Bilaspur Nagar Bhakra Dam oustees led by MLA Subhash Thakur called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to apprise him about various problems regarding Bhakra Dam oustees. The delegation apprised the Chief Minister that they had provided their...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Congress pays floral tributes martyrs of 1931

The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today visited Mazaar-I-Shoda at Khawaja Bazar, Srinagar and paid floral tributes to Martyrs of 1931.A delegation of Senior Party Leaders and workers led by JKPCC President G.A. Mir visited Martyr’s graveyard...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

NC leaders pays glowing tributes to 1931 martyrs

National Conference leaders on Friday paid glowing tributes to 1931 martyrs at a function held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan Jammu  here and pledged to work for strengthening democracy and promoting the spirit of unity and communal amity.State Secretary Rattan...

13-Jul-2018 Ludhiana,

Punjab To Have The Best Industrial Policy In Country: Sunder Sham Arora

Cabinet Minister for Industries and Commerce Punjab Mr Sunder Sham Arora today said that very soon, Punjab would have the best industrial policy amongst all states of the country. He said that the Punjab government is committed for the welfare of industrialists...

13-Jul-2018 Amritsar

BRTS Project To Be Inaugurated On 15th October : Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Local Government Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today made a pathbreaking announcement and declared that the BRTS project would see complete inauguration on 15th October. The minister held a high level meeting here today and took stock of the various...

13-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Mission Tandarust Punjab: Environment Minister gauge the situation

Punjab Environment Minister Om Prakash Soni reviewed the ongoing activities under the mission Tandarust Punjab in a meeting which was held at Punjab Bhawan here. This program aimed at providing clean potable water and adulteration free food items to the people...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Horse Trading: Mehbooba warns New Delhi of dangerous repercussion

Former Chief Minister and the PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti Friday said that if BJP led New Delhi Government split her party to form new government in the state, it would create more Salahuddins and Yasin Maliks -who were first to take arms after the 1987 elections...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Martyrs Day:Restrictions and Shutdown Cripples Life in Kashmir Valley

As usual authorities Thursday imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar and placed pro-freedom leaders leaders under house arrest to thwart a rally called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) in wake of Martyrs Day.Kashmir’s top religious cleric and...

13-Jul-2018 Ludhiana

Punjab Govt Signs Mou’s Worth Rs 455 Crore With Different Industries

The one-day Punjab Apparel and Textile Conclave being organised by the state government has proved beneficial for boosting investment in Punjab. During this conclave, organised at a hotel, here today, MoU’s worth Rs 455.34 crore were signed between the state...

13-Jul-2018 Shimla

Governor Acharya Devvrat launches State Level Plantation Campaign

Governor Acharya Devvrat today inaugurated the state level plantation campaign under 69th Van Mahotsava at Ganevag (Nehra) near Shimla jointly organized by Forest department and State Red Cross Society, Shimla. More than 5000 saplings were planted under this...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Delegation led by Delhi MLA meets Governor NN Vohra

A 5 member delegation led by Manjinder Singh Sirsa, MLA Delhi Legislative Assembly, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.The delegation apprised Governor about the hardships being faced by the Sikh community in J&K, particularly by the migrated...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MLA Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmad meets Governor NN Vohra

Mian Altaf Ahmad, Member J&K Legislative Assembly from Kangan, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Mian Altaf informed Governor regarding the various major developmental issues which require high priority attention in his Constituency, particularly...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MLA Ganderbal meets Governor NN Vohra

Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar, MLA Ganderbal, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Jabbar informed Governor about the problems relating to the implementation of certain major development projects in Ganderbal district, particularly the non commencement...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MLA Darhal Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali meets Governor NN Vohra

Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, former Minister and MLA Darhal met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Former Minister briefed Governor about the ongoing schemes in his Constituency and projected certain demands which included attention to making educational institutions...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MP Muzzafar Hussain Baig meets Governor NN Vohra

Muzzafar Hussain Baig, Member of Parliament, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Baig discussed with Governor important issues relating to the equitable development of the State and the need to ensure the high success of various schemes and programmes...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Sharmila Tagore meets Governor NN Vohra and First Lady

Sharmila Tagore, renowned actor, who is visiting Kashmir on a holiday, met Governor and First Lady at the Raj Bhavan.Tagore shared with Governor and First Lady, her reminisces of the  1960s and 70s when she had visited the Valley on many occasions, when...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Ensure emphatic, responsive, prompt administration : CS to Officers

Asking the officers to ensure an emphatic, responsive and prompt administration, the Chief Secretary, Mr BVR Subrahmanyam today said that all the pending issues of public importance in various Departments must be processed in the right earnest for consideration...

13-Jul-2018 Kargil

CEC Kargil inaugurates Passport Camp

Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) LAHDC Kachoo Ahmed Ali Khan inaugurated Passport Camp here today.To benefit from two-day camp, applicants have been asked to submit the Passport Application Form online for Fresh/Re-issue of passport under normal category and...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MHRD holds video-conference with Secy School Education

Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) today held a video conference with Secretary School Education Rigzin Samphel regarding the steps taken for “Transformation of Aspirational Districts” programme in two identified Districts of Kashmir viz., Baramulla...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Govt issues clarification on implementation of CDS guidelines

The Planning and Development Department has issued guidelines for implementation of Constituency Development Scheme (CDS) during the Suspended Animation of the State Assembly.According to a circular issued by the Department, all District Development Commissioners...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Div Com Kmr pays surprise visit to JLNM Hospital

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Friday paid a surprise visit to JLNM Hospital Rainawari.The Divisional Commissioner inspected various sections of the hospital and interacted with OPD and IPD patients and their attendants.He also inspected...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Niti Aayog Conclave: Rohit Kansal reviews preparations

Principal Secretary, Planning, Development& Monitoring, Rohit Kansal, today reviewed the preparations for upcoming Niti Aayog conference to be convened at SKICC here for fast-tracking implementation of Centrally-Sponsored Schemes.Speaking at a meeting convened...

13-Jul-2018 Shimla

Rs. 8 lakh contributed towards CM Relief Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of Rs. 8 lakh by the Chairman APMC Shimla-Kinnaur Naresh Sharma towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund.Chief Minster thanked the Chairman for this philanthropic effort and said that such contributions...

13-Jul-2018 Ropar

60 merit slots in PTU exams go to Rayat Bahra Ropar Campus

Keeping their lofty tradition of academic excellence a total of 60 students of the Rayat-Bahra Ropar Campus have won laurels by their outstanding performance in IKG Punjab Technical University examinations held in November, 2017, in Engineering, Management and...

13-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

SC Students Not To Be Deprived Off Admissions : Sadhu Singh Dharmsot

The Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes & Minority Welfare Minister, Punjab, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot has made it absolutely clear that the students belonging to the SC category cannot be deprived off the admissions all the private educational institutions...

14-Jul-2018

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

First Batch of Haj Pilgrims from New Delhi departed for Saudi Arabia

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims from New Delhi Airport today morning with prayers of country’s safety and prosperity.Shri Naqvi congratulated to Haj pilgrims and extended best wishes to them...

14-Jul-2018 Dhaka

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today. The meeting took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere in the presence of senior officials from both sides. The Home Minister conveyed the...

14-Jul-2018 Azamgarh ( Uttar Pradesh )

PM lays Foundation Stone for Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today laid the Foundation Stone of the Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.Addressing  a large public gathering, he described the occasion as the start of a new chapter in the development journey of...

14-Jul-2018 Yangon

10 killed in Myanmar landslide

At least 10 people were killed in a massive landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state on Saturday.The pit wall of an old jade mine site collapsed and some workers were buried by mud near San-Khar village and Lone-Khin village in the region, an official from Lone-Khine...

14-Jul-2018 Mogadishu

7 killed as blasts strike Somali capital

At least seven people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in two explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police officials said.A car packed with explosives blew up at around midday near the main entrance to the Villa Somalia,...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Highway length rose by 3,000 kms in Andhra since 2014 : Nitin Gadkari

The length of national highways have increased by almost 3,000 km in Andhra Pradesh since the BJP government came to power in the Centre, said Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday.The length of national highways in the state before...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP's charges against Rahul 'concocted', says Congress

The Congress on Friday termed as "concocted and lies" BJP's allegations that party chief Rahul Gandhi had described the Congress as a "Muslim party" and said the biggest black mark in India's history has been the Gujarat riots of 2002 when Prime Minister...

14-Jul-2018 Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif lodged in Adiala Jail, daughter shifted to guest house

Pakistan's former Prime Minister who was arrested late on Friday has been shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was sent to Seihala Rest House, declared as temporary sub-jail.The Accountability Court, according to Geo News, has issued...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

P Chidambaram slams government over 'economic mismanagement'

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday slammed the government over its poor management of economy, saying inflation is at five-month high, industrial growth at five-month low and the trade deficit has soared.Chidambaram, a former Finance Minister,...

14-Jul-2018

How can the Congress shed its 'Muslim party' image?

Ever since the A.K. Antony committee identified the Congress's Muslim "appeasement" tag as a major reason for its electoral reverses, the 133-year-old Grand Old Party (GOP) has been unable to formulate a clear-cut policy on the country's largest minority...

14-Jul-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

No anti-incumbency, BJP set for fourth term : Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says there is no anti-incumbency against his government despite being in power for over 14 years and that the ruling BJP is poised for a fourth successive victory in Assembly polls later this year."The BJP is in power since...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Demonstrations to be held against low MSP: Farmers' association

The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Saturday said farmers would hold demonstrations across the country against the Narendra Modi-government for failing to fix fair Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops.ddressing media...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Freedom of expression fundamental democratic right : Rahul Gandhi

Breaking his silence over the "Sacred Games" web series, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and RSS believe the freedom of expression must be policed and controlled but he feels it is a fundamental democratic right."BJP/RSS believe the freedom...

14-Jul-2018 Samba

Samba administration reviews status of Biometric attendance

Additional District Development Commissioner, Pankaj Magotra today convened a meeting of all district and sectoral officers to ensure biometric attendance across the district.During the meeting, the ADDC emphasized that all government employees should reach office...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

National Lok Adalat held across Jammu Division

On the direction of Chairman National Legal Services Authority and under the supervision of Patron-in-Chief and Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority, Justice Alok Aradhe, a National Lok Adalat was held in the District Court Complex,...

14-Jul-2018 Rajouri

Karate Champions given send off for international participation

An impressive Function was organised at Press Club Rajouri by Martial Arts Club Rajouri to bid farewell to students selected for competing in Thailand Open Karate Do Championship 2018.District Development Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad, District...

14-Jul-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri reviews development works under various schemes

The District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad today reviewed of major road and bridge projects of GREF and PMGSY besides projects taken by JKPCC in the district and directed the concerned to ensure timely completion of these projects.Important...

14-Jul-2018 Doda

ADC Doda review progress of Biometric attendance

On the directions of Chief Secretary J&K, Additional Deputy Commissioner Doda Pawan Kumar Parihar convenes a meeting with all the district officers to review the progress of Aadhar based biometric attendance system here today.During the meeting, ADC...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

Commissioner Secretary PWD reviews department’s functioning

Commissioner Secretary, Public works (R&B) Department; Khurshid Ahmad Shah chaired a meeting to review the functioning of the department here today.The meeting was attended by Development Commissioner Works, Satish Razdan, Chief Engineer R&B Sudhir Shah besides...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

Div Com reviews Baba Budha Amarnath Ji Yatra arrangements

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma reviewed the arrangements for annual Baba Budha Amarnath Ji Yatra in a meeting, here today.During the meeting, various issues related to security, transportation of pilgrims, setting up of langers, medical facilities,...

14-Jul-2018 Ujjain

Shivraj Singh Chouhan will form government in MP again: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will again from the government in the state after the assembly elections later this year.Shah, who is on a day's visit to the state, flagged off...

14-Jul-2018 Ludhiana

No Person Selling Drugs To Be Spared : Ravneet Singh Bittu

Ludhiana MP  Ravneet Singh Bittu today warned that no person selling drugs would be spared. He said that if any person is caught selling drugs then he would be dealt strongly and strictest possible action would be taken against him. He said this while addressing...

14-Jul-2018 Ludhiana

3254 Cases Settled In National Lok Adalat Held Today

A total of 3254 cases out of 12180 were solved on the spot during the National Lok Adalat organised by the District Legal Services Authority on the directions of National Legal Services Authority and Punjab State Legal Services Authority, at District Courts...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B. B. Vyas takes stock of facilities for Kashmiri migrants

Advisor to Governor B. B. Vyas today called for improving the facilities provided to the Kashmiri migrants.Chairing a meeting here in this regard, the Advisor took a detailed review of the measures taken for improving the facilities for the migrants living in...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai inspects government schools in Sonwar

The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today visited government run schools in Sonwar area in Srinagar to personally take stock of the educational and infrastructural facilities in these educational institutions.The Advisor, was during the inspection...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MLA Pattan meets Governor

Imran Raza Ansari, MLA Pattan and former Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today. Sh. Ansari informed Governor about the problems relating to the implementation of certain major development projects in his Constituency and offered several...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MLC Zaffar Manhas meets Governor

Zaffar Manhas, MLC and Vice Chairman JK Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL), called on Governor N.N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Sh. Manhas briefed Governor about the ongoing programmes and the upcoming events which are being organized by the Academy...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Governor flags off first flight of Hajis from Srinagar Airport

Governor N.N. Vohra flagged off the first flight of 340 Hajis for Madinah Munawarrah which left from the Srinagar  International Airport this morning. Sh. Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to Governor; Dr. S.P. Vaid, DGP; Sh. Baseer Khan, Divisional Commissioner...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Sopore police busts forest smugglers gang, 19 accused persons arrested

Sopore police has busted a gang of forest smugglers by arresting 19 notorious accused persons involved in various forest theft cases of Police Station Sopore.These arrested smugglers were identified as Bilal Ahmad Lone, Ali Mohammad Lone, Mohammad Afzal Lone,...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Valley Weekends resume with cultural show at Dal Lake

The Department of Tourism Kashmir resumed its Valley Weekend programme here at Zabarwan Park on Sunday with a mesmerizing performance by local singers.The Valley Weekend programme is aimed at entertaining tourists, engaging locals in music, cultural and...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

Joint Director School Education conducts extensive tour of Kathua

Joint Director School education Jammu, Latif Choudhary conducted an extensive tour of educational zones of Bani, Basohli, Mahanpur and Baddo in Kathua district.During the tour he visited DIET Basohli, ZEO office Basohli, Bani, Mahanpur, Baddo and Government...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

Workshop on Biomedical Waste Management Handling held at Jammu

One Day Workshop on “Biomedical Waste Management – Handling and Safe Disposal Options in J&K” was organized by National Health Mission, J&K at Convention Centre, Talab Tillo, Jammu today as per the directions of Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Principal Secretary...

14-Jul-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri interacts with media fraternity

The District Development Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz today convened an introductory meeting with Press Club members and called upon them to carry legitimate and well-researched news items for projecting the issues of public interest.ACR Abdul Qayoom...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

Director Agriculture inaugurates renovated building complex

Director Agriculture Jammu, H. K. Razdan inaugurated renovated buildings of the Joint Director of Agriculture Extension and Divisional Soil Survey Officer, Jammu, here today.The renovation and repairs work was carried out and completed in short span of time by...

14-Jul-2018 Kargil

CEC Kargil inaugurates school building

Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC Kargil, Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan today inaugurated the building for Government Middle School, Kurbathang.Executive Councillor for Education, Advocate Mohammad Amir, Chief Education Officer, Kargil Mohammad Mussa, staff,...

14-Jul-2018 Kargil

DC Kargil reviews arrangements for Dalai Lama’s visit

The Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) LAHDC Kargil, Vikas Kundal convened a meeting with the officers of district administration and representatives from Buddhist Association Zanskar and Buddhist Association Melbekh to discuss and review...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Consultative meet of skill training providers held in Srinagar

First ever, consultative meeting of prospective training providers under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) scheme was held today here at Srinagar.The meeting was held with the aim to provide prospective training providers with an in-depth understanding...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Comm Secy Forests chairs SFC Steering Committee Meeting

Commissioner Secretary to Government Forests Ecology & Environment Department Saurabh Bhagat today chaired the 21stSteering Committee Meeting of J&K State Forest Corporation, which fixes norm/schedule of rates for lumbering operations and reserve rates for...

14-Jul-2018 Baramulla

Baseer Ahmad Khan reviews developmental scenario of Baramulla, Kupwara

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting of officers here at Dak Bungalow to review the pace and position of various developmental projects undertaken by different executing agencies in the district.The meeting was attended by District...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Justice Magrey inaugurates National Lok Adalat in Srinagar

Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Judge High Court of J&K and Chairman J&K High Court Legal Services Committee in presence of Justice M K Hanjura, Judge High Court of J&K today inaugurated National Lok Adalat Sessions in ADR Centre, High Court Complex,...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

First batch of 820 Hajj pilgrims from Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia

The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.The special buses arranged by the authorities from the Srinagar Hajj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar International...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B B Vyas reviews progress of flagship projects in power sector

Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today reviewed the progress of power sector here and directed for curbing power pilferage and cutting down on transmission and distribution losses.Speaking at a meeting here in this regard, Vyas sought detailed progress on projects...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advocate General briefs Governor

Senior Advocate D.C Raina, who has taken over as Advocate General of J&K, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Governor has asked Sh. Raina to early discuss with him the status of all important cases pending in High Courts/Supreme Court which...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

PDP-BJP Rule ensured equitable development of all regions : Ved

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Coordinator Choudhary Abdul Hamid has said that foundation of PDP was laid upon the principle of restoration of peace and end of enmity between the two countries and the ultimate goal of the party has never been to be in...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Residents up-arms against PDD for dispatching inflated’ power bills

Residents of different villages in this central Kashmir district of Ganderbal are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for allegedly dispatching ‘inflated’ power bills to the consumers.The residents of Haripora, Manigam, Nunner and Plan alleged...

14-Jul-2018 Jammu

People hate Mehbooba Mufti : Mohammed Akbar Lone

National Conference MLA Mohammed Akbar Lone from Sonawari today said that when Mehbooba is saying if BJP tries to break PDP, more Yasin Malik and Syed Salahuddin may be formed but she forgets the difference between 1987 and today.Akbar Lone while taking to Press...

14-Jul-2018 Ludhiana

Applicants Availing This Facility With A Single Click

In a bid to bring transparency and convenience to the residents, the Online Land Registry facility is now fully operational in all 15 sub registrar offices of Ludhiana district and even the appointments for the same are being taken online. This facility...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

1st Haj batch from J&K to leave for Saudi Arabia

The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir will be leaving for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year's Haj pilgrimage.Special buses from the Srinagar Haj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar International airport early...

15-Jul-2018

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Kabir's teachings still relevant : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said Kabir was a great social reformer whose teachings are as relevant on present day as in his time."Kabir taught us to follow the path of equality and harmony. The same principles have been carried forward by Mahatma Gandhi,...

15-Jul-2018 Indore

Arvind Kejriwal attacks Modi for harping on Hindu, Muslim issue

In this age of technology and 5G, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains obsessed by subjects related to Hindu-Muslim divide, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday."When the world is talking about technology and 5G, our Prime Minister is describing...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP may go for early general election : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the BJP could go for early general election as well as assembly election in three states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, simultaneously."BJP is desperate to have early election....It could...

15-Jul-2018 Panaji

Aadhaar biometric data cannot be hacked : Ravi Shankar Prasad

The biometric data of Aadhaar cannot be hacked even if someone tried a billion times, Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday, while calling the data storage system "completely safe and secure"."... the system contains...

15-Jul-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Haryana launches plantation drive in Gurugram

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a 'Paudhagiri campaign' (plantation drive) to increase the green cover in the state under which over 22 lakh plants will be planted during the monsoon season.He launched the campaign by planting a...

15-Jul-2018 Indore

Alok Agarwal is AAP CM candidate in MP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday declared Alok Agarwal, an activist who studied at IIT Kanpur, as the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) Chief Ministerial candidate in Madhya Pradesh.Kejriwal made the announcement at a rally in Indore."Agrawal has studied...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

'Sacred Games': Anurag Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's remark

Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games". However, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has questioned the politician.Netflix's...

15-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Yasin Malik detained in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was detained by police on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.JKLF sources said Malik had gone to condole some bereaved families. While returning home, he was detained along...

15-Jul-2018 Panaji

Had to intervene as Goans stopped eating fish : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he had to intervene in the ongoing controversy over the use of formalin in preserving fish, because people in the coastal state have stopped eating fish."Yesterday, I was kept quiet. But since fish is a...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Gau Rakshaks not listening to Modi is a matter of concern : Hamid Ansari

There has been a rise of vigilantism in the country and if "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are not listening to even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then it is a matter of concern, says former Vice President Hamid Ansari."Modi is a strong leader. He is the unquestioned...

15-Jul-2018 London

Trump told me to sue EU : Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.The visiting US President said on Friday at a joint press conference that he had given her a "suggestion"...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Modi is a peddler of lies, must apologise to nation : Anand Sharma

Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "peddler of untruths", Congress on Sunday demanded an apology from him for calling it a "Muslim party".It also challenged Modi to discuss his accusations against the Congress in Parliament during the Monsoon Session beginning...

15-Jul-2018 Jammu

Div Com Jmu visits migrant camp at Jagti

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma along with District Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today visited migrant camp at Jagti. The duo was flanked by Relief Commissioner M L Raina and Director Health Services Jammu, Dr. Gurjeet Singh.The Div Com inspected...

15-Jul-2018 Shimla

Governor and Lady Governor plant saplings

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur alongwith his wife  Dr. Sadhna Thakur called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan early morning and greeted Lady Governor Smt. Darshna Devi on her birthday today.Later, the Governor and Lady Governor planted saplings...

15-Jul-2018 Kargil

DLSA Kargil organizes National Lok Adalat

District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Kargil under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) organized a National Lok Adalat at District Court Complex, Kargil. The Lok Adalat was held under the overall supervision of the Chairman District Legal...

15-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Valley Weekend : Tourism Deptt organizes Srinagar Adventure Race

The department of Tourism Kashmir Sunday organized first of its kind Srinagar Adventure Race as part of its Valley Weekend programme.Director Tourism Kashmir, Mahmood A Shah flagged off the race at 6 am at Water Sports Center at Nigeen, which saw participation...

15-Jul-2018 Kupwara

DC Kupwara reviews AEBAS progress

The Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara Khalid Jahangir today convened a meeting of all sectoral and block officers of the district regarding guidelines issued for the Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System (AEBAS) of officers /officials in the departments.The...

15-Jul-2018 Jammu

Div Com Jammu inaugurates blood donation camp at Akhnoor

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma who is also Chairman Regional Red Cross Society today inaugurated a blood donation camp organized by Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF) in collaboration with Indian Red Society Jammu Region and Blood Transfusion...

15-Jul-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Aryans Kashmiri Students shines in IKG-PTU, Merit List

4 Kashmiri Students of Aryans College of Engineering, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh excelled in the merit list of IKG-PTU, Jalandhar by capturing top positions in the Merit List generated recently of 2014 batch by the University.Sameer Javaid (EEE) of Ganderbal...

15-Jul-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

GIANJYOTIANS Shine in IKG-PTU Top-10 Merit List

7 Students of Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology of BCA course excelled in the Top-10 merit list of the IKG-PTU University, Kapurthla. Ms. Neha Bansal D/O Mr. Dinesh Kumar Bansal of third semester BCA bagged 4th position; Mr. Anand Mohan...

15-Jul-2018 Bela (Ropar)

COP-BELA Students of brought laurels to college

Students of College of Pharmacy, Bela, displayed remarkable performance in M.Pharm. 1st semester of Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and B.Pharm.  1st, 3rd & 5th semester exams conducted by the IKG Punjab Technical University (IKG-PTU). Total 19 students...

15-Jul-2018 Patiala

World Population Day at Rayat Bahra Patiala Campus

As the world population edged to 7.6 billion people as of July 2018, it has had profound implications for development. A world of 7 billion is both a challenge and an opportunity with implications on sustainability, urbanization, access to health services...

16-Jul-2018

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh delivers Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s ‘New India’ will...

16-Jul-2018 Ludhiana

Students Learning Yoga In Schools & Aanganwari Centres

Under the Mission Tandrust Punjab started by the state government, various camps are being organised for the students of various schools and Aanganwari Centres of Ludhiana district to make them aware about the benefits of yoga as well as making it a part of...

16-Jul-2018 Jammu

Div Com reviews traffic scenario

Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today convened a meeting to review the traffic scenario in Jammu city besides discussing measures to further streamline the traffic movement.The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner, Ramesh Kumar, VC JDA, R K Shavan...

16-Jul-2018 Bhubaneswar

Successful Test Firing of Brahmos to Validate Service Life Extension

BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired at 1017 hrs today, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore, Odisha. The test-firing conducted from a Mobile Autonomous Launcher was part of service life extension programme for Indian...

16-Jul-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Will await BJP proposal on seat-sharing : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday he is awaiting the BJP's proposal on seat-sharing for next year's Lok Sabha polls and expects the process to be finalised soon."I will talk with BJP leaders on seat sharing.A proposal on this matter will come from...

16-Jul-2018 Mumbai

As farmers agitate, Mumbai, other cities stare at milk crisis

Thousands of milk farmers across Maharashtra launched an agitation for their various demands early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big and small cities in the state.Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley targets Congress over Kumaraswamy breaking down

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday targeted the Congress over Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy breaking down at a public event, saying the party believed that "only members of one family can rule India" and that others should be pushed...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Congress worst communal party : Prakash Javadekar

Stepping up its attack on the Congress, the BJP on Monday dubbed it the "worst communal party" and sought its clarification over the reported remarks of Rahul Gandhi that his party is for the Muslims."The Congress is the worst communal party. It has always done...

16-Jul-2018 Midnapore (West Bengal)

Previous governments ignored demands for MSP hike : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said previous governments had failed to hike the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) of crops despite farmers' demands and expert panels' recommendations."The demand for raising the MSP was placed before every government. Many...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi urges Modi to support women's reservation bill

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek his support for the passage of the Womens Reservation Bill in Parliament's monsoon session, claiming that the BJP appears to have had second thoughts on the proposed law even...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP has completely failed : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has failed completely in the national capital with the law and order situation further deteriorating."Law and order in the capital of India is deteriorating by the day. BJP...

16-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Maharashtra milk farmers protest

Thousands of milk farmers launched an agitation early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big cities in Maharashtra, in support of various demands.Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and others were blocked...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Actors cannot be liable for insulting dialogues : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday said that actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the "Sacred Games" web series . A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Chander Shekhar wanted to know...

16-Jul-2018 Midnapore (West Bengal)

Previous governments stalled decision on MSP : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused previous central governments and those ruling the states of not taking any concrete decision on hiking minimum support prices (MSP) despite demands from farmers."The demand for raising the Minimum Support Prices...

16-Jul-2018 Managua

10 killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes

Ten people were killed and over dozens others injured in clashes in Nicaragua between security forces and anti-government protesters who were blocking roads."There are six dead in Masaya, two dead in Diria, and two in Catarina," ANDPH executive secretary...

16-Jul-2018 Jammu

Director Law Enforcement Agency reviews department’s functioning

Director Law Enforcement Agency , A. R. Samoon convened a maiden meeting after assuming the charge of Director Law Enforcement to review the working of Law Enforcement Wing of Jammu Division .Director Agriculture, Jammu H. K. Razdan, who is also the Controller...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

First Lady e-inaugurates All Women Branch of J&K Bank

First Lady Mrs. Usha Vohra e-inaugurated the first “All Women Branch of J&K Bank” at a function organised at the SKICC today. Sh. Parvez Ahmad, Chairman J&K Bank was present on the occasion.Mrs. Vohra also inaugurated special services and products...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Governor inaugurates SFA Football League Phase II

Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated the Inter State Football Academy - Football League Phase-II at the Astro Turf, Tourist Reception Centre, Srinagar, today. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor, Sh. Parvez Ahmed, Chairman J&K Bank, Sh. Mohammad Javed Khan, Commissioner...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

NC ready to meet all overt and covert machinations : Omar Abdullah

National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Monday said that National Conference was ready to meet all over and covert machinations and was deeply rooted in the hearts and minds of the people based on its sacrifices and its commitment to safeguard the...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Teachers Forum to hold protest march to Governor House on Tuesday

Teachers Joint Action Committee will held a peace protest march from Srinagar to Governor House on Tuesday.The March will be led by Joint Action Committee Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani and will start from Municipal Park Srinagar at 11:30 AM.Wani told CNS that the...

16-Jul-2018 Doda

ADC Doda flags off 2nd batch of Hajj pilgrims

Additional Deputy Commissioner, Pawan Parihar and SSP Mohd Shabir today flagged off 150 hajjis from the district for Hajj-2018.Pilgrims from various areas of the district including  Doda, Bhaderwah,  Thathri and Gandoh proceeded for the holy pilgrimage...

16-Jul-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri inspects resurfacing work on NH 144-A

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad today inspected the resurfacing/ macadamisation work on National Highway 144-A (Jammu-Poonch) on Nowshera-Rajouri stretch.He was accompanied by ACD Dr Akhtar Hussain Qazi, DPO Dr Abdul Khabir and concerned...

16-Jul-2018 Rajouri

DC Rajouri holds public meeting at Kalsian

District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad convened public meeting at Kalsian, an LOC village in Sub-district Nowshera which comes directly under line of fire and face frequent migrations due to ceasefire violations.The meeting was aimed at taking...

16-Jul-2018 Kishtwar

DC Kishtwar reviews arrangements for Independence Day celebrations

District Development Commissioner Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana reviewed the arrangements for celebration of Independence Day 2018, here today.During the meeting it was decided that the main function of Independence Day will be held at the Parade Ground where the...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs SEC meeting of SDRF

B V R Subrahmanyam Monday chaired a meeting of the State Executive Committee (SEC) of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).Financial Commissioner, H&UDD, Director General of Police, J&K, Principal Secretary, Home, Principal Secretary, Finance,...

16-Jul-2018 Shimla

Women empowerment vital for vibrant society : Jai Ram Thakur

The women constitute half the population and it is difficult even to think of development of the society without welfare and empowerment of the women. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the State Level Legal Awareness Programme...

16-Jul-2018 Shimla

Rs. 50 lakh contributed towards CM Relief Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of Rs. 50 lakh by Chairman H.P. State Cooperative Bank Khushi Ram Balnatah towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund here today.Chief Minister thanked the Chairman for this noble gesture and said that such...

16-Jul-2018 Shimla

Delegation calls on Jai Ram Thakur

A delegation of newly elected APMC (Solan) Chairman Sanjeev Kashyap and other Members Padam Pundir, Santosh Shukla, Mina Ram Thakur, Dilip Pal and Jai Singh Thakur called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister...

16-Jul-2018 Amritsar

32 new ROBs/RUBs to come up in the State- Vijay Inder Singla

Targeting resolution of traffic problems plaguing the State, the government has decided to construct 32 new Railway Over Bridges and Railway Under Bridges across the State. The RoBs/RUBs would be constructed in a period of two years at an estimated cost of Rs.1350...

16-Jul-2018 Gurdaspur

Vipul Ujjwal Take Charge As Deputy Commissioner Gurdaspur

Vipul Ujjwal, a 2009 batch IAS officer, take charge as new Deputy Commissioner of Gurdaspu today. He replaces 2006 batch IAS officer Gurlovleen Singh Sidhu, who has now been posted as Director Sc/BC at Chandigarh.After assuming charge as the  Deputy Commissioner...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

GadgetShieldz launches Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Protector

As Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its much-awaited flagship Mi 8 in India, GadgetShieldz, smartphone scratch protector and customized skin manufacturer, has released full body screen protector for Mi 8. The launch comes just days before the flagship device’s...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

KCCI delegation calls on Advisor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) today called on the Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, and apprised him about various issues confronting the trade and industry in the State.During their interaction with Advisor,...

16-Jul-2018 Baramulla

Chief Secretary visits Baramulla; Reviews developmental scenario

Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam visited Baramulla   last evening to review the developmental scenario and progress on implementation of various projects in key sectors under the centrally sponsored "Aspirational Districts" programme. He was accompanied...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Vijay Kumar reviews functioning of JKSFC

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today asked the J&K State Forest Corporation to adopt IT enabled services to bring more transparency in the working of the corporation besides engaging required machinery to further slash down the cost of timber extraction....

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Ganai reviews functioning of Education Department

The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today chaired a meeting to discuss the functioning of Education department and reviewed the status of implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in the State.The meeting was attended by Chairman BOSE Veena...

16-Jul-2018 Sonamarg

JK Bharat Scouts &Guides hold camp at Sonamarg

The J&K Bharat Scouts and Guides held their 9th District Camporee at Thajiwas, Sonamarg, the first batch of which got concluded today.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Director Disaster Management, Aamir Ali. 198 boy scouts, from 11 schools and 150...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Sarmad Hafeez gets additional charge of Director Information

The Government today ordered that Secretary Information, Mr Sarmad Hafeez shall hold the additional charge of the post of Director Information & Public Relations till incumbent Director, Mr Tariq Ahmad Zargar resumes his duties.Pertinently, Mr Zargar...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

D C Raina assumes office as JK’s new Advocate General

Senior Advocate D C Raina today assumed office as the new Advocate General of Jammu & Kashmir replacing Jehangir Iqbal Ganai.Mr Raina was accorded warm welcome by the officers and officials on his arrival in the office of the Advocate General here.Pertinently,...

16-Jul-2018 Udhampur

DDC reviews functioning of health sector

District Development Commissioner, Ravinder Kumar reviewed the functioning of health sector in a meeting of District and Block level Medical officers, here today.Programme Officer, ICDS, Additional SP, Assistant Commissioner Development, Chief Medical Officer,...

16-Jul-2018 Baramulla

Public Durbar held at Dangerpora, Sopore

In order to get the first-hand appraisal of public grievances, a daylong public grievance redressal camp was today organised at Dangerpora Sopore under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash.The camp received an overwhelming...

16-Jul-2018 Bandipora

DDC Bandipora for speedy resolution of public issues

District Development Commissioner, Bandipora, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today reviewed the overall development scenario in the district and listed a series of measures to be taken by departments for efficient service delivery, provision of facilities and redressal...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Amarnath Yatra 2018: Div Com reviews ongoing works on Baltal track

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the measures being taken to prevent shooting stones along the Baltal route to the holy Amarnath cave.The meeting was informed that the breast-walling at four critical spots near...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Engage more youth in extracurricular activities : Div Com to DDCs

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today directed all the District Development Commissioners to engage more youth in extracurricular activities.The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while chairing a high-level meeting to review sports...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

PDD employees’ stages protest against death of colleague in Sopore

Employees of Power development department (PDD) on Monday staged a protest demonstration against the death of their colleague outside power receiving station in Sopore town of Baramulla.Scores of the PDD employees gathered outside power station Sopore shouting...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

CBI files charges sheet in multi crore JKCA scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a charge sheet in multi crore scam in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) in Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court in Srinagar.Sources said that at the time of filing of the charge sheet,...

 

 

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