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11-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Inaugural Conclave on “National Capital Region -2041” held in Delhi

Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, chaired the inaugural conclave on “National Capital Region -2041” organized by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB), here today. The theme of the conclave...

11-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Innovation is key to self-reliance in defence sector : Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh has emphasised on the importance of ‘Ideation, Innovation and Incubation’in cutting edge-technologies to achieve the goal of indigenisation and self-reliance in the defence sector. He was addressing the inaugural session of ‘Def...

11-Nov-2019 Abu Dhabi

Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates the India Pavilion at the ADIPEC

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated the India Pavilion at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and  Conference (ADIPEC). The India Pavilion has been set up by 9 Indian Oil & Gas...

11-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Activists March in Delhi for Animal justice and Vegan Awareness

As part of the Vegan India Movement,  Animal Rights activists gathered in hundreds and marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar. The aim of this march was to create awareness about Veganism and  demand justice for animals. They reiterated that...

11-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi

5 thousand devotees on hiking march from Zira reaches Sultanpur Lodhi

In a rare gesture to mark the 550th Parkash Purab more than 5000 devotees from Zira assembly constituency today did hiking march from Zira to the holy city to pay obeisance after covering nearly 45 KM in 6 hours . Holding kesari Nishans in hands , the sangat...

11-Nov-2019 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri reviews winter preparedness

District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting of the district officers of all the departments to review arrangements for restoration of power supply, water supply, snow clearance, road connectivity post recent snowfall besides...

11-Nov-2019 Kishtwar

DDC Kishtwar reviews achievements under CAPEX budget, CSSs

District Developmental Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana today chaired a meeting to review progress made on various development works under CAPEX Budget (2019-20) and implementation of Centrally sponsored schemes in the district.DDC reviewed physical and financial...

11-Nov-2019 Anantnag

DDC Anantnag reviews Higher Education development projects

District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir, today convened a meeting to review status of various ongoing development works of Higher Education Department in the district.  ADC Anantnag, Principals of GDC Boys Anantnag, GDC Bijbehara, GDC...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Div Com chairs HLC meet

Divisional commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a High Level Committee (HLC) meeting regarding the allotment of plots to the dislocated families living on either sides of river Jhelum and Tsunti Khul under rehabilitation program.The meeting was...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

JK Tourism Deptt participates in World Travel Mart London

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department participated in World Travel Mart in London to showcase the huge potential J&K offers to visitors, travelers and adventure lovers. Principal Secretary Tourism Navin Kumar Choudhary along with Deputy Secretary Tourism...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Div Com reviews arrangements for Gurupurab

Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today held a meeting with the representatives of Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (GPC), Srinagar to discuss the arrangements made for the celebrations of Birth Anniversary (Gurupurbh) of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.Gurdwara...

11-Nov-2019 Shopian

BBBP scheme: DC Shopian reviews implementation

The Development Commissioner of Shopian Ch. Mohammed Yasin today chaired a meeting of District Task Force Committee (DTFC) to review the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme in the district. He discussed the way forward for effective implementation...

11-Nov-2019 Budgam

DDC Budgam visits exam centers

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai today visited various examination centers set up at different educational institutions to take stock of the arrangements and facilities provided to the students in Budgam district.The DDC was...

11-Nov-2019 Jammu

Northern Army Commander meets Lt. Governor

Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, met Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.Lt Gen. Singh briefed Lt. Governor about the overall security situation along the IB, LAC, LoC and hinterland and the anti...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Two Army Porters killed in Gulmarg snow avalanche, bodies recovered

Two Army porters from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district were on Monday killed after they were hit by a fresh snow avalanche in the morning.Officials told the wire service –Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that two Army porters identified as Ishfaq Ahmad and...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

After 99 days, public transport partially back on roads

As the transporters continued to observe spontaneous shutdown since August 5, the public transport appeared in the main roads of Srinagar especially in the commercial Hub Lal Chowk while some of the shops in the district too remained open throughout the...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

No Snow carnival for Tourists this November

Even as all the major tourist resorts in Kashmir including famous Ski resort Gulmarg have witnessed heavy snowfall, the Tourism department is offering nothing big to woo tourists for winter tourism in the Valley.The tour operators say very less number of...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Snow fury : PDD infrastructure witnesses over Rs 100 Crore damage

The unseasonal snowfall that paralysed the normal life across Kashmir on November 7 has resulted in over Rs 100 Crore losses to the Kashmir’s power infrastructure as 700 transformers and over 6000 electric poles have witnessed intense damage.According to...

11-Nov-2019 Bandipora

Two unidentified militants killed in overnight gunfight at Bandipora

Two unidentified militants were killed in an overnight gunfight at Lawdoora village of  north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday morning  while as a house was partially damaged.According to wire service Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a police...

11-Nov-2019 Shimla

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya inaugurates International Lavi Fair

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya inaugurated the four-day long International Lavi fair at Rampur in district Shimla today.On this occasion, he appealed to the people to contribute towards making Himachal free from drugs.He said that a massive campaign should be launched...

10-Nov-2019 Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur)

People welcome 'Cavalcade of Universal Oneness' with open arms

It was a sea of humanity that was witnessed at Dera Baba Nanak today. With the 'Dera Baba Nanak Utsav' entering it's penultimate day, the festivities seem to be picking up the pace.The festivities today had an added attractive feature in the form of a 'Cavalcade...

10-Nov-2019 Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur)

Kirtani Jathas perform Gurbani Kirtan with 'Tanti Saaz'

The 'Dera Baba Nanak Utsav' being held in dedication to the 550th Prakash Purb of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, entered it's 3rd day today. At the 'Sur Mandal Bhai Mardana Raag Durbar', the Gurbani Kirtan began with world renowned Kirtani Jathas performing...

10-Nov-2019 Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur)

Light & Sound Show witnesses unprecedented gathering

The digital museum, light and sound show bring held as part of the Dera Baba Nanak Utsav and dedicated to the 550th Prakash Purb of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, today entered it's second day. The show was inaugurated by the Cooperation and Jails Minister...

10-Nov-2019 Patiala

Dr. Jaswant Singh Puri presented his book to Dr. Deepak Vohra

Dr.Jaswant Singh Puri,Recipient of Doctor of Letters(Honoris Causa) and Punjab Rattan presented  the copy of his World Acclaimed Book titled,’’RISE AND DECLINE OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE’’ to Dr.Deepak Vohra ,Special Advisor to the Prime Ministers of India,Lesotho...

10-Nov-2019 New Delhi/Shimla

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur honoured by Vice President of India

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was honoured by Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu in the World conference organized by Sanskrit Bharti for according second language status to Sanskrit in the state at New Delhi today.Speaking on the occasion, the Chief...

10-Nov-2019 Srinagar

DC visits various health institutions

District Administration, Srinagar has extended infrastructure support to various health institutions in the district aimed at better patient healthcare in winter season and making adequate heating arrangements.Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary...

10-Nov-2019 Jalandhar

LPU organized United Nations World Finale for Modelling

Student Organization Cell at LPU hosted a grand modelling show at Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium of the university. The show as ‘United Nations World Finale- 2019 was conducted by United Nations Pageant, where models from 30 different countries participated after...

09-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi

Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Gurudwara Ber Sahib

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid obeisance at Gurudwara Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, V.P. Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab and Captain Amarinder...

09-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala)

Principal Secretary Tourism Asks All Officers To Perform Their Duty Zealously

Principal Secretary Tourism Vikas Pratap today asked all the departments to plug all the stops for ensuring smooth and hassle free execution of the celebrations to mark 550th parkash purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji at Sultanpur Lodhi.The Principal Secretary, accompanied...

09-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Div Com for cleaning of Doodganga Nallah

Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting in pursuance to the  High Court directions regarding the Writ Petition (Civil) No.19/2019 titled “Court on its own motion V/s state and others.”The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner,...

09-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Hirdesh Kumar visits Srinagar, Baramulla Districts

The Commissioner Secretary, Power Development Department (PDD) Hirdesh Kumar Singh today visited different areas in Srinagar and Baramulla Districts to inspect ground zero restoration work of power supply which was affected due to recent heavy snowfall across...

09-Nov-2019 Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdsapur)

Dos and don''ts for pilgrims travelling via Kartarpur Corridor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Integrated Check Post at the Kartarpur Corridor, a religious link first in seven decades between India and Pakistan,  here in Punjab''s Gurdaspur district.The inauguration of the Integrated Check...

09-Nov-2019 Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdsapur)

Narendra Modi thanks Imran, flags off pilgrimage to Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan for respecting the sentiments of India and flagged off the pilgrimage to Darbar Sahib in  Pakistan after inaugurating the Kartarpur Corridor.In the first-of its-kind...

09-Nov-2019 Patiala

Animal Husbandry Department To Improve Milk Production

With a view to improving the financial status of the dairy farmers and increase the genetic potential of cows in Punjab, the state government had set up an advanced embryo transfer centre of international standards at Patiala. Emphasis would be laid to make...

09-Nov-2019 Amritsar

Dalai Lama visited Golden temple Amritsar

Nobel peace laureate and the Tibetan religious leader the Dalai Lama today presided over an interfaith conference titled “The ik-noor Interfaith Conclave” at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar. In his address  the Dalai Lama said, “I really believe...

09-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Sarvashresth Mantri Award to IPH Minister

Irrigation and Public Health Minister Mahender Singh Thakur was conferred upon Fame India Sarvashresth Mantri Award for distinguished services in politics and as Minister by  Fame India Magazine in an impressive Awards Ceremony held at New Delhi today. The...

09-Nov-2019 Jammu

National Legal Services Day observed across Jammu Division

National Legal Services Day was celebrated in entire Jammu Division and various programmes and other activities were also held at all the district headquarters. At Udhampur,  National Legal Services day was celebrated in Udhampur today under which District...

09-Nov-2019 Jammu

DC Jammu launches website on Jhiri Mela

Deputy Commissioner Jammu Sushma Chauhan today launched the website of Jhiri Mela http:jhiri.jammu.gov.in.Among others who were present on the occasion include ADC  Jammu Tahir Firdous, ACG Jammu M L Tasir, SDM Marh and Mela Officer Tariq Naik and DIO...

09-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Dir Horticultural visits Pulwama, Shopian

Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today visited   District Pulwama & Shopian alongwith Chief Horticulture officer Pulwama and other field officers to assess the  damage to orchards due to snowfall.He visited Mitrigam, Deeri, Malpora,...

09-Nov-2019 Jammu

Dir Information visits Red FM, Radio Mirchi

Director Information and Public Relations, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today visited Red FM and Radio Mirchi Stations here.During her visit, head of these Radio Stations briefed the  Director about the functioning of their Radio Stations.Interacting with the Station...

09-Nov-2019 Shopian

Snowfall aftershock : Apple boxes stocked at Shopian Mandi damaged

The season’s first snowfall in Kashmir has wreaked havoc to the fruit growers in South Kashmir’s Shopian district as hundreds of apple boxes, stocked at Fruit Mandi Aglar here  have suffered extensive damage.According to the wire service –Kashmir News...

09-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Ayodhya verdict will strengthen India''s unity, integrity : Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday welcomed the Ayodhya verdict and said the decision will strengthen the country''s unity, integrity and great culture, as he urged all communities to maintain peace and harmony.In a series of tweets in Hindi, Shah expressed...

09-Nov-2019 Nagpur

Rohit Sharma on verge of joining 400 sixes club

India stand-in captain Rohit Sharma is all set to reach another milestone in international cricket. Rohit, who will lead the Men in Blue in the 3rd and final T20I against Bangladesh on Sunday, is two sixes away from joining the elite 400 sixes club in international...

09-Nov-2019 Hyderabad

Victory of faith over facts : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said that the Supreme Court is "supreme but not infallible" and termed its judgment in the Ayodhya title dispute case as a victory of "faith over facts".Reacting to the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya case,...

09-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Everyone should work together to build Ram Temple : Mohan Bhagwat

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that everyone should work together for construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya now that the Supreme Court has delivered its verdict in favour of the Hindus.He was addressing the media here after the the historic...

09-Nov-2019 Mumbai

Ayushmann Khurrana registers career-best opening with ''Bala''

Ayushmann Khurrana''s new film "Bala" saw a first-day collection of Rs 10.15 crore on Friday, which marks the actor''s biggest opening-day haul ever.The day one earning of "Bala" beats the first-day collection of his last release, "Dream Girl" ((Rs 10.05 crore)."With...

09-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Air pollution in India linked to heart attack, stroke

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Researchers conducting a study in a periurban area in southern India have found that air pollution in the country is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD).The study shows that people most exposed to fine particles have a higher CIMT index...

08-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Dr. Harsh Vardhan: MMR declined by 8 points in one year

“Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) of India has declined by 8 points in one year as per the latest Special Bulletin on MMR released by the Registrar General of India. This decline is  important as it translates to nearly 2000 additional pregnant women saved...

08-Nov-2019 Agra

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey inaugurates ‘Meet at Agra 2019’

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), today inaugurated ‘Meet at Agra 2019’, an annual exhibition-cum-fair organized by Agra  Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Chamber (AFMEC) at Agra Trade Centre, Uttar...

08-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Thaawarchand Gehlot Visits ‘Shilpotsav -2019’

Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot visited the “Shilpostav- 2019” to encourage the artisans at Dilli Haat, INA, in New Delhi today.  Shilpostav- 2019 is the annual fair of artisans from across the country, belonging...

08-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala)

Punjab government to dedicate all the events of November 9 to Babe Nanaki

All ceremonies will be dedicated to Babe Nanaki Ji in respect of women on November 9 at 'Guru Nanak Darbar' Main Pandal during the occasion of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 550th  Parkash Purb.Minister for Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi...

08-Nov-2019 Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur)

Dera Baba Nanak Utsav commences with Spiritual Richness

“The main rationale behind organizing ‘Dera Baba Nanak Utsav’ on the occasion of opening of Sri Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on eve of 550thPrakashPurb celebrations of Sahib Sri  Guru Nanak Dev Ji, is to connect all the sections of the society especially...

08-Nov-2019 Chandigarh

Captain Amarinder Singh Condemns SPG Withdrawal From Gandhi Family

Strongly condemning the withdrawal of SPG cover from Sonia Gandhi and her children, Rahul and Priyanka, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has demanded  immediate revocation of the central government’s 'politically motivated' decision.Reacting...

08-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala)

550th Parkash Purb: People in large numbers pay obeisance at Main Pandal

Large number of people paid their obeisance on the fourth day of the functions today being organized by the Punjab Government in holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi during the 550th  birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. As the day of Parkash Purb approaches,...

08-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala)

Spectacular Light And Sound Show Enthralls Audience At Holy City

The grand light and sound being organized by the Punjab government here at the holy city to commemorate the 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji continued to be the  star attraction as the thousands of devotees today attended this mega event...

08-Nov-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Sub-Inspector For Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Sub Inspector red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said  Sub Inspector Lakhwinder Singh posted at  Bhaini Mian Khan police station,...

08-Nov-2019 Mumbai

KBC row: NCP protests outside Sony TV''s Mumbai office

While #Boycott_KBC_SonyTv trended on Twitter, supporters of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) gathered outside the Sony channel office in Mumbai''s Malad area on Friday  to stage protest against "Kaun Banega Crorepati" and Sony TV, the channel airing...

08-Nov-2019 New Delhi

No Odd-Even restriction on November 11,12 : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that the commuters in the national capital will not have to face the Odd-Even restrictions on November 11 and 12 during the celebration of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.The decision came...

08-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Diana Penty : I''m an overly critical person

Actress Diana Penty, who started her career in Bollywood with the film "Cocktail" over seven years ago and has featured in films across genres, says she loves to analyse her work, because she considers herself as an "overly critical" person."I''m an overly critical...

08-Nov-2019 New Delhi

DeMo: Won''t let nation forget Tughlaki blunder : Sonia Gandhi

Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Friday slammed the government on the third anniversary of demonetization, terming it as a "Tughlaki blunder" which was "inflicted by a tyrannical government hell-bent upon attacking livelihoods and lives of its own people."In...

08-Nov-2019 Dharamshala

Diversity makes Himachal best destination for investment : Piyush Goyal

While presiding over the valedictory function of the Rising Himachal Global Investors’ Meet held at Dharamshala Union Commerce and Industries Minister Piyush Goyal today said that the diversity makes Himachal Pradesh as best destination for investment and...

08-Nov-2019 Jalandhar

Two-Day International Symposium on Product Design inaugurated at LPU

The Department of Product & Interior Design at School of Design of Lovely Professional University inaugurated two-Day ‘International Symposium on Product Design’, today, at  Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium of the university. A galaxy of ‘Design Experts’...

08-Nov-2019 Mumbai

The Girl On The Train Is Complete : Aditi Rao Hydari

Aditi Rao Hydari

Stunning and talented actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who next will be seen onscreen in 'The Girl On The Train', has said that the film is complete and she had fun shooting it.Aditi next will be seen onscreen in "The Girl On The Train" along with Parineeti Chopra and...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Efforts afoot for earliest possible restoration of services in Srinagar

The administration including all concerned line departments are working round-the-clock in efforts to restore at the earliest possible services affected as a result of Thursday's snowstorm in Srinagar.Deputy Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary is closely...

08-Nov-2019 Jammu

Director Agriculture Jammu reviews progress under State CAPEX Plan, CSS

Director Agriculture, P S Rathore today reviewed the progress under State CAPEX plan and Centrally Sponsored Schemes, here at a meeting.Speaking at the meeting, he stressed on strict adherence to norms and guidelines while implementing farmers’ welfare schemes...

08-Nov-2019 Jammu

Mission Director reviews implementation of NHM programmes

Mission Director, NHM, J&K Bhupinder Kumar along with Dr. Renu Khajuria, Director Health Services, Jammu today reviewed the physical & financial progress in the execution of various programmes of National Health Mission in the UT of J&K.Mission Director,...

08-Nov-2019 Jammu

Over 1000 JKIDFC funded projects to be completed by March 2020

As many as 1077 languishing projects financed under J&K Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC) and being executed by various departments, are expected to complete by March, 2020.The information was given at a high level meeting held...

08-Nov-2019 Jammu

Rohit Kansal reviews subsidised helicopter service facility

Principal Secretary Civil Aviation Department, Rohit Kansal today reviewed the subsidized helicopter services provided to facilitate people, especially those living in the areas which remain cut off during winter season.The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner...

08-Nov-2019 Jammu

Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon inspects progress on upcoming IDTR campus

Principal Secretary Transport Department, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today inspected progress of work on Institute of Driving Training & Research (IDTR) here at Bhalwal.  The Principal Secretary was accompanied by concerned officers of Transport Department,...

08-Nov-2019 Jammu

Implementation of Solid Waste Management By-Laws

Chief Justice, High Court of J&K, Justice Gita Mittal, who is Patron-in-Chief of J&K Legal Services Authority, reviewed the working of District legal Service Authorities (DLSA)s with respect to implementation of Solid Waste Management By-Laws and other...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Electricity restoration our priority: Baseer Ahmad Khan

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the main priority of the divisional Administration is to restore electricity in the valley after the heavy spell of snowfall that lead to power shutdown.“In Srinagar city alone, the trees have fallen...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Season’s first snowfall wreaks havoc to apple orchards in Kashmir

The season’s first snowfall on Thursday wreaked havoc to apple orchards in Kashmir by causing widespread damage to the apple trees and the crop as well.The administration  was caught napping over the weather predictions without issuing any severe weather...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Early snowfall closes all infiltration passes in Kashmir

Security forces, especially the army has received a divine intervention to plug to the infiltration at the Line of Control (LoC) as the season’s first heavy snowfall has resulted in the  closure of all the infiltration routes in Jammu and Kashmir.According...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

No congregational prayers at Jamia for 14th straight week

Authorities on Friday imposed strict curbs in downtown Srinagar to disallow the congregational Friday prayers at the historic Jamia masjid for the 14th consecutive week as heavy  deployment was made outside the grand masjid amid snow accumulation.Meanwhile,...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Day 2: Snow fury in Kashmir claims 7 lives

The season’s first snowfall on November 6, continued to throw normal life across Kashmir out of gear for the second consecutive day as the death toll due to intense snowfall  touched seven in the region including two porters.Within 24 hours of snow...

08-Nov-2019

TOP 10 AMC IN INDIA

Asset Management Companies or as they are commonly known AMCs are the firms that manage the pooled money from investors and manage it by investing that money in different avenues like equity securities, debt securities, money market securities etc. AMCs have...

07-Nov-2019 Dharamshala

Jai Ram Thakur holds meeting with UAE delegation

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the B2G meeting with the delegation of UAE led by Ambassador of UAE in India HE Ahmed AI Banna at Dharamshala today. The delegation envisaged keen interest in investment in fruit marketing and fruit and vegetable...

07-Nov-2019 Chandigarh

Balbir Singh Sidhu launches month-long Cancer Awareness campaign

 With a view to making people aware about Non-communicable diseases especially cancer, the Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr Balbir Singh Sidhu has launched a month long campaign by flagging off an awareness van.While addressing on the occasion, Mr. Balbir...

07-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi

Free Bicycles Become Hit Amongst Devotees At Sultanpur Lodhi

The Punjab government has started a novel innovative for people attending 550th Parkash Purab celebrations at Sultanpur Lodhi wherein free bicycles are being provided to the devotees by showing an identity card. One can get the bicycle for entire day by...

07-Nov-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs revenue Patwari for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.5,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Harpreet Singh, Patwari posted at Dhulkot in Faridkot district was nabbed red handed...

07-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala)

Secretary Political To CM Reviews Arrangements For The November 12 Event

Secretary Political to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Sandeep Sandhu today reviewed the arrangements for the mega event to commemorate the 550th parkash purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji on November 12, in which Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh would participate...

07-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Early snowfall closes all infiltration passes in Kashmir

Security forces, especially the army has received a divine intervention to plug to the infiltration at the Line of Control (LoC) as the season’s first heavy snowfall has resulted in the closure of all the infiltration routes in Jammu and Kashmir.According to...

07-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Where is snow clearance, ask people

Heavy snowfall of this year’s winter season triggered a chaos on Srinagar roads with people asking repeated question as to why the snow has not been cleared off the city roads including Lal Chowk area. People travelling on city roads out of compulsion amid...

07-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Season’s first snowfall wreaks havoc to apple orchards in Kashmir

The season’s first snowfall on Thursday wreaked havoc to apple orchards in Kashmir by causing widespread damage to the apple trees and the crop as well.The administration was caught napping over the weather predictions without issuing any severe weather...

07-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Season’s first snowfall in Kashmir claims 4 lives

Barely an hour after the season’s first snowfall in Kashmir, power supply went off while as road and air traffic was suspended across the region. The entire region including Srinagar city got enveloped under the white carpet due to the season’s first snowfall...

07-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Snowfall: Srinagar administration issues helpline numbers

The Srinagar administration has issued helpline numbers for the information of the general public requiring assistance in view of the prevalent weather situation in the district.The general public have been asked to contact the following numbers in case...

07-Nov-2019 Mumbai

Is Vivaan ready to take on the responsibilities of Baalveer?

Becoming a superhero comes with great responsibilities.And little VanshSayani who plays the role of Vivaan, the successor of Baalveer in Sony SAB’s Baalveer Returns, knows this only too well. When asked if he is ready to take on the duties, Vansh was thrilled...

07-Nov-2019 Udhampur

DDC reviews action plan regarding winter preparedness at Udhampur

District Development Commissioner, Dr. Piyush Singla, today convened a meeting with officers of various departments to discuss and review the action plan with regard to winter preparedness in the district.Threadbare discussion was held on various issues including...

07-Nov-2019 Ramban

KAS Probationers interact with district administration at Ramban

A group of 20 Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) Probationers including 5 female officers of 2016 batch undergoing training at Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Management and Public Administration (IMPA) today participated in an interactive session with...

07-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Div Com tours Srinagar city, reviews snow clearance preparedness

In view of snowing across the Kashmir valley, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursday conducted extensive tour of Srinagar City and took first hand appraisal of the snow clearance works at various places.During the city tour, he visited...

07-Nov-2019 Kolkata

Dr Harsh Vardhan urges students to go for start ups

The Union Minister of Science and Technology, Health and Family Welfare and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan motivated students to work on innovative ideas while inaugurating the students’ Engineering Model Competition Meet and Expo at part of the 5th India...

06-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Narendra Modi interacts through PRAGATI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired the 31st interaction through PRAGATI -the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.In the previous PRAGATI meetings, a total of 265 projects with a total investment of Rs....

06-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Ram Vilas Paswan reviews price & availability of Onions

The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan today reviewed the prices& availability of Onions across the nation with Secretary Consumer Affairs Avinash K Srivastava, Secretary Food, Shri Ravi Kant along with...

06-Nov-2019 Palampur

Naturopathy is the need of the hour : Bandaru Dattatreya

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya today reached Palampur today during his three days visit to Kangra district.  This is his first visit to Kangra district as Governor.He visited Vivekananda Medical Institute at Holta. Former Union Minister and Chairman of the...

06-Nov-2019 Dera Baba Nanak

Dera Baba Nanak ready to host ‘Nanak Naam Leva Sangat’

The Dera Baba Nanak Utsav to be held from 8th-11th November and dedicated to the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, would add colour to the festivities accompanying the opening of Sri Kartarpur Sahib Corridor.The Dera Baba Nanak...

06-Nov-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi

Water ATM’s At Sultanpur Lodhi Become Centre Of Attraction

For facilitating the sea of devotees attending the 550th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the water ATM’s set up at Sultanpur Lodhi are becoming centre of attraction amongst people. A total of 10 water ATM’s have been installed for...

06-Nov-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs revenue Patwari for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.5,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Gurdeep Singh, Patwari posted at Mehma Sarja in Bathinda district was nabbed red handed...

06-Nov-2019 Mohali

Baba Nanak, the Father of the Universe : Dr. Sarabjinder Singh

Special Academic Seminar dedicated to Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 550-year-old Prakash Phurab by the Charitable Trust (Reg) of Sarbat Dr. A state-level seminar under the able leadership of SP Singh Oberoi hides a modest woman - Auditorium Ratan Group of Colleges...

06-Nov-2019 Srinagar

30 Lakh Pre-Paid Subscribers in Kashmir left in lurch

With continuous suspension of prepaid mobile services across Kashmir, the consumers here have expressed resentment, stating that they are facing huge losses as their only number available with their business partners are not being converted to postpaid services.According...

06-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Intermittent rains lash Valley, MeT predicts snowfall in Kashmir

As the intermittent rains lashed Valley since the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday, the weatherman here have predicted snowfall in higher reaches as well as in plains across Kashmir till November 08.Talking to the wire service –Kashmir News Observer...

06-Nov-2019 Srinagar

J&K UT: Clouds of uncertainty hover on Milad Celebrations in Kashmir

Clouds of uncertainty continue to hover over the Eid-e-Milad-un Nabi (SAW) celebrations in Kashmir as authorities have convened a high level review meeting in Srinagar to decide whether to allow the people to the revered shrine at Hazratbal for night-long prayers...

06-Nov-2019 New Delhi/Shimla

Himachal adjudged best Horticulture State at Global Agriculture Awards

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has congratulated the state horticulture department for winning the award of best horticulture state in the country. This award was given by the Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) at a ceremonious function held in New...

06-Nov-2019 Dharamshala

HP Govt. signs MoUs worth Rs. 10095 crores

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held meetings with delegations of various industrial houses today at Dharamshala and 20 memorandums of understanding worth Rs. 10095 crores rupees were signed during this occasion. The investors discussed about their future plans...

06-Nov-2019 Mumbai

Athiya dawns a whole new deglam look Motichoor Chaknachoor

Ever since the trailer of the film Motichoor Chaknachoor was launched, it has garnered immense positive response. Interestingly, seeing the unlikely jodi of Nawaz and Athiya  together for the first time, has had the intrigue factor rising among the audience...

06-Nov-2019 Udhampur

Udhampur DDC reviews progress of central schemes, projects

District Development Commissioner, Dr. Piyush Singla today chaired a meeting to review the progress on the centrally sponsored schemes (CSS)   and bottlenecks, if any in their implementation. Detailed deliberations  were held on the schemes being...

06-Nov-2019 Samba

DDC Samba reviews implementation of BBBP, Swach Shauchalaya schemes

District Development Commissioner (DDC)   Rohit Khajuria today reviewed the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) and Swach Sundar Samudayic Shauchalaya (SSSS) Schemes, here at a meeting.The meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer,...

06-Nov-2019 Jammu

PM holds 31st PRAGATI video-conference with Chief Secretaries

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today chaired his 31st interaction through PRAGATI with Union Secretaries of various Ministries and Chief Secretaries of States/UTs.Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam also participated in the video conference.Prime Minister...

06-Nov-2019 Baramulla

DC Baramulla reviews inclement weather preparedness

In view of inclement weather conditions and snowfall forecast, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo today took stock of the preparedness in the district.Chairing a meeting of concerned sectoral heads of various engineering wings, the Deputy Commissioner...

06-Nov-2019 Jammu

Director Information reviews functioning of department

Director Information & Public Relations (DIPR) Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar on Wednesday   took stock of the functioning of the department as it resumed work here after bi-annual move from Srinagar.The Director inspected various wings of Joint Director...

06-Nov-2019 Jammu

Secy RDD reviews progress on PPC, other development schemes

Secretary, Department of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda, today convened an officers meeting to review progress on various schemes being implemented by the department.The Secretary had a detailed review of PMAY (G), SBM (G), RGSA, People’s...

06-Nov-2019 Jammu

School Edu Deptt organizes workshop on NISTHA, SHAGUNOTSAV

One day workshop on upcoming programs- National Initiative for School Head and Teachers Holistic Advancement- NISHTHA and Census of Schools SHAGUNOSTAV was conducted here today to orient participants about objectives and implementation of these schemes.The...

06-Nov-2019 Jammu

Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta stresses on timely completion of ongoing projects

Financial Commissioner Finance, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, today asked the executing agencies for time bound completion of ongoing development projects during a review meeting held here to take stock of progress on execution of different development projects across...

06-Nov-2019 Kupwara

DC Kupwara reviews snow clearance preparedness

In view of weather predictions, the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg today chaired a meeting of concerned officera to review the snow clearance preparedness.Additional Deputy Commissioner Handwara, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, SDM Karnah &...

06-Nov-2019 Budgam

DDC Budgam visits Degree College Magam

District Development Commissioner, Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai today visited Government Degree College (GDC), Magam to review the functioning of the college.He visited various blocks including library, classrooms, skill development centre and administrative block...

06-Nov-2019 Shopian

DC Shopian inspects District Hospital

A meeting of the governing body of Rogi Kalyan Smitti (RKS) was held under the Chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Shopian Choudhary Mohammad Yasin, here today.The meeting was convened to review the available and required facilities for District...

05-Nov-2019 Jammu

IMPA hosts orientation prog for revenue officers

Consequent to reorganisation of the J&K State into Union Territory, a daylong orientation programme was held, the other day at J&K IMPA&RD Campus to acquaint and familiarize the officers with various provisions of Central Registration Act, 1908.The...

05-Nov-2019 Samba

Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon inspects progress on Samba IC Centre

Principal Secretary Transport Department, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today visited the construction site of Inspection and Certification Centre (ICC) here at Vijaypur and took stock of pace of work on the project.Managing Director JKPCC), M Raju,   Chief...

05-Nov-2019 Jammu

VC, KVIB reviews implementation of PMEGP, JKREGP schemes

Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Vice Chairperson J&K KVIB reviewed the implementation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and J&K Rural Employment Generation Programme (JKREGP) at a meeting of District Officers of Jammu Division here...

05-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Rohan Bopanna slams AITA for Davis Cup captain change

Veteran Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Tuesday slammed the All India Tennis Association''s (AITA) decision to change the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team without allegedly consulting the players.On Monday, hours before the International...

05-Nov-2019 Jammu

Div Com reviews progress on construction of border bunkers

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today directed the Deputy Commissioners of border districts to take strict action against the engineers showing slackness in the construction of bunkers.While chairing a meeting of Deputy Commissioners of border areas...

05-Nov-2019 Jammu

Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon reviews working of JMC veterinary wing

In order to take care of the stray animals in the Municipal Limit, the Government today proposed to strengthen the Municipal Veterinary Wing which will ensure healthcare of the animals. It has been decided to augment Municipal Veterinary Centre with Ultra...

05-Nov-2019 New Delhi

President of India attends Gurbani Gayan at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, attended Gurbani Gayan, organised by Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan to mark the concluding event of year-long celebrations of 550th  birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November...

05-Nov-2019 New Delhi

No trade agreements in a hurry : Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways Piyush Goyal assured that India will never finalize any trade agreement in a hurry. During trade negotiations the focus will be  on India first said the Minister while addressing a press conference,...

05-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Build brand India for services sector: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal, said that brand India will be developed in order to promote the 12 champion services sectors. He further said  that the Commerce and Industry Ministry will support different sectors...

05-Nov-2019 New Delhi/ Shimla

Governor calls on Prime Minister

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, today.In his courtesy call, the Governor thanked the Prime Minister for his acceptance to inaugurate 'Global Investors Meet' being organized by the Himachal Pradesh Government at...

05-Nov-2019 Chandigarh

Sikh Football tournament to be held in Chandigarh also

Khalsa Football Club, affiliated with Punjab Football Association, has decided to organize Kesdhari football cup in Chandigarh also from the next year onwards on the lines of Punjab.Stating this President of Khalsa Football Club Harjeet Singh Grewal has made...

05-Nov-2019 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar Teams Up With Nupur Sanon For Filhall

Superstar Akshay Kumar drops the first look poster of upcoming music video, Filhall, which also marks the debut of Nupur Sanon.After the massive success of the popular track Teri Mitti earlier this year from Akshay Kumar's historical epic Kesari, the actor collaborates...

05-Nov-2019 Mumbai

Panipat Trailer Is Out, Surpasses All Expectation

The brave and rising Maratha warrior Sadashiv Rao Bhau goes on a raging battle against Ahmad Shah Abdali, for the motherland. The most awaited and visually stunning trailer of Panipat is finally out and this one surpasses every expectation.Actress Kriti...

05-Nov-2019 Jammu

Mayor JMC meets Lt. Governor

Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation met Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Gupta briefed Lt. Governor about the functioning and the steps initiated for efficient delivery of public services by the JMC;...

05-Nov-2019 Jammu

GoC 26 Inf Division meets Lt. Governor

Maj. Gen. Sharad Kapoor, GoC, 26 Infantry Division, met Lt. Governor Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the security situation in the area of his responsibility.During their discussions, the Lt. Governor and the GOC reviewed...

05-Nov-2019 Jammu

VC SMVDU meets Lt. Governor

Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, met Lt. Governor Girish Chandra Murmu at the Civil Secretariat here today.Prof. Sinha briefed Lt. Governor about the staff position, student enrolment, courses being taught in...

05-Nov-2019 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara review progress of Receiving Stations executed by PDD

The District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg today chaired a meeting to review the progress and pace of work on commissioning of 33kV receiving stations being executed in the district.Superintend Engineer PDD, Executive engineer STD, Executive...

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