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15-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh inaugurates 41st DRDO Directors’ Conference

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 41st DRDO Directors’ Conference at DRDO Bhawan here today. The Conference is an annual event, where a number of brainstorming sessions are planned over two days.In his address, Shri Rajnath Singh said DRDO has made...

15-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh remembers Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

The 88th birth anniversary of former President, Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was celebrated in DRDO Bhawan premises here today. On this occasion, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh garlanded the statue of Dr Kalam and complimented DRDO on the successful...

15-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Indian Railways launches 09 ‘Sewa Service’ Trains today

Indian Railways launches 09 ‘Sewa Service’ Trains todaytoconnect smaller towns around major cities.  These services were launched by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri PiyushGoyal along with Minister for Health and Family Welfare,...

15-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Farmers be Made Stakeholders in The Coffee Value Chain: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal addressedthe curtain raiser event in New Delhi today for the 5thWorld Coffee Conference (WCC)& Expo to be held in Bengaluru from September 7-12, 2020.  This is the first time that...

15-Oct-2019 New Delhi

G Kishan Reddy addresses the National Conference of Chiefs of ATS/STFs

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy addresses the National Conference of Chiefs of ATS/STFs organized by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).Speaking on the occasion, Shri Reddy congratulated the NIA and called terrorism a major challenge...

15-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

Satya Pal Malik chairs Ist meeting of Jammu Cluster University Council

Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the Cluster University of Jammu, today chaired the first meeting of the University Council here at the Raj Bhavan.Advisor to Governor, Khurshid A. Ganai, Pro-Chancellor was also present in the meeting.While taking overview...

15-Oct-2019 Chandigarh

School Students To Hold Awareness Rallies On October 18 Across The State

On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the students of schools across state would make contribution to bring awareness amongst farmers against the menace of stubble burning. The students of primary, middle, high and senior secondary...

15-Oct-2019 Killi Chahal (Moga)

Captain Amarinder Singh Reviews Paddy Procurement Arrangements In Moga

To ensure hassle-free, smooth and speedy procurement of paddy, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday, reviewed the procurement arrangements of the district, at Killi Chahal village here.The meeting was attended by the MLA Moga Dr Harjot...

15-Oct-2019 Bandipora

Chief Secretary reviews developmental, security scenario at Bandipora

Chief Secretary, BVR Subramaniyam accompanied by Principal Secretary Planning Monitoring and Development, Rohit Kansal and Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today visited district Bandipora and convened a meeting of the officers of district...

15-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Advisor Sharma for timely payments, quality check of works

Advisor to Governor, K.K Sharma today directed the officers of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) Limited to ensure that timely payment is made to the contractors--whose work is satisfactory and up to the mark so that the speed of implementation...

15-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Dr. Nirmal Singh meets Governor

Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Dr. Nirmal Singh today met Governor Satya Pal Malik here at Raj Bhavan.The Governor and Dr. Singh held wide ranging discussions on the overall situation in Jammu & Kashmir and other important matters related to the welfare...

15-Oct-2019 Jammu

DDC Jammu reviews performance of banks at DLRC/DCC meeting

District Development Commissioner Jammu Sushma Chauhan today reviewed the performance of banks here at District Level Review Committee/District Consultative Committee (DLRC/DCC) meeting for the Quarter ending June 2019. The achievement under Annual Credit Plan...

15-Oct-2019 Rajouri

Nowshera: Div Com inspects sports stadium work, patient care at SDH

Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma on Tuesday inspected patient care in the Sub divisional hospital and progress of work on sports stadium here at Nowshera.He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, Additional Deputy Commissioner...

15-Oct-2019 Rajouri

Div Com Jammu holds public outreach camp at Darhal

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, today conducted an extensive tour of Qila Darhal Block of district Rajouri and held a public outreach programme to listen to and address the grievances of the local people.The Div Com was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner...

14-Oct-2019 New Delhi

President Hosts King and Queen of Netherlands

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, received His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of Netherlands at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (October 14, 2019). He also hosted a banquet in their honour.Welcoming them to India,...

14-Oct-2019 Tanzania

First Training Squadron at DAR ES SALAAM and ZANZIBAR, Tanzania

As part of Indian Navy's Overseas Deployment, four indigenously built ships of Indian Navy's First Training Squadron, Indian Naval Ships Tir, Sujata and Shardul and Indian Coast Guard Ship Sarathi, are visiting Tanzania from 14 to 17 Oct 19. During the...

14-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Silver Jubilee Celebration and Annual Conference of NMDFC Held

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said that India has become a “role model” for “Inclusive Growth and Positive Progress” for the entire world under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.The Union Minister for Minority...

14-Oct-2019 Shimla

Governor pays surprise visit to Portmore school, interacts with girls

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya paid a sudden visit to government senior secondary school, Portmore here today and had information about the academic and other activities of the school. He also went to plus two class and interacted with the school girls on various...

14-Oct-2019 Landran

Drone Assembled in 3 Hours using Recycled Parts

Gavakshit wins the Quadcopter Championship Challenge during the 5th International robotics league and World Robotics Championship - Technoxian, organized by the All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA) at New Delhi. Gavakshit is a final year Mechanical...

14-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Kartik Aaryan Teams Up Again With his 'Titu' Sunny Singh

Kartik Aaryan’s next film is the remake of Pati Patni Aur Woh where he will be seen with Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday. With such an interesting trio already in the film, we hear the makers are pulling all strings to make it even better for the viewers....

14-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Pati Patni Aur Woh Has An Interesting Pairing Says Ananya Panday

SOTY 2 debutante Ananya Panday is all geared up with her second release, Pati Patni Aur Woh, says the film has an interesting pairing.Pati Patni Aur Woh is a forthcoming romantic comedy film being directed by Mudassar Aziz and produced by Bhushan Kumar. The...

14-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Dream Come True With Arun Khetarpal Biopic : Varun Dhawan

Actor Varun Dhawan just took to his social media profile and confirmed his next and first outing with Sriram Raghavan, a biopic based on Arun Khetarpal, stating it’s a dream come true.Actor Varun Dhawan will soon team up with Badlapur director Sriram Raghavan...

14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Restoration of Post Paid services: Jubilations across Kashmir

Just after a span of 70 days, restoration of postpaid cellular services brought back hope and happiness amid ongoing uncertainty among people of Kashmir even though long queues were seen at billing counters and recharge outlets across Srinagar.According to...

14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Day 71: Amid Trim Trim of phones; life still out of gear

Even as at least 40 lakh postpaid phones started ringing across Kashmir on Monday afternoon, normal life  remains to be affected on the 71st straight day with cry for restoration of internet and pre-paid mobile phone services getting louder.According...

14-Oct-2019 Chandigarh

Chief Justice Administers Oath To One New High Court Judge

Chief justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court Mr. Justice Ravi Shanker Jha, today administered oath of office to Mr. Justice Pullgoru Venkata Sanjay Kumar as new judge of Punjab & Haryana high court. Swearing-in-Ceremony was organized in the High Court...

14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Weekly Public Hearing: Advisor Skandan listens to people's grievances

Advisor to Governor, K Skandan today listened to people's grievances here at the weekly public hearing programme held at Church Lane Srinagar.During the camp, scores of public deputations and individuals hailing from different areas of Kashmir region put forth...

14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Advisors review functioning of Jammu Central Cooperative Bank

Advisors to Governor K.K. Sharma and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today reviewed the functioning of Jammu Central Cooperative Bank (JCCB).The meeting was also attended by Financial Commissioner Finance Dr Arun Mehta, Secretary Cooperatives, Abdul Majid Bhat, and Managing...

14-Oct-2019 Kathua

Governor participates in Passing-out Parade of JKP at Kathua

Governor Satya Pal Malik today participated in the Passing-out and Attestation Parade of 26th BRTC Batch-2019 of the newly recruited constables of the Jammu & Kashmir Police that was held at S. Prithinandan Singh Police Training School (PTS) at Kathua as...

14-Oct-2019 Jammu

4th meeting of Jammu Smart City Limited BoD held

Principal Secretary Housing and Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta, who is also the chairman of Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) chaired fourth  Board of Directors (BoD) meeting here today.The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner Jammu...

14-Oct-2019 Jammu

Div Com reviews Republic Day 2020 arrangements

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting with concerned officers to review the arrangements for Republic Day, 2020 celebration. Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, SSP Jammu, Tejinder Singh, Chief Engineer M&RE, Sudhir Gupta,...

14-Oct-2019 Jammu

Farooq Khan chairs 19th meeting of State Wakf Council

The 19th meeting of State Wakaf Council was held here today under the Chairmanship of Advisor to Governor Farooq Ahmed Khan, who is also Chairman of J&K Wakaf Council.Members of State Wakaf Council, Shafiq Ahmed Khan, GA Khwaja, Mufti Anayat Ullah, Sheikh...

14-Oct-2019 Baramulla

DC Baramulla reviews functioning of Revenue Deptt, winter preparedness

Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo today chaired a meeting here at Dak Bungalow to review various matters pertaining to the smooth functioning of Revenue department.Meeting was attended by ADC Baramulla Mohammad Ahsan Mir, ADC Sopore Ashiq Lilly, ACR...

14-Oct-2019 Bandipora

Seminar on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ held in Bandipora

District Administration Bandipora in collaboration with Revenue Department today organized a daylong seminar on ‘Inheritance Rights of Women’ under District Action Plan, 2019-20 of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ (BBBP).The programme was chaired by Additional Deputy...

14-Oct-2019 Budgam

DDC Budgam constitutes District Level squad to curb Tobacco use

The District Development Commissioner Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai today constituted a District level Anti-Tabacco Squad to ensure strict implementation of COTPA-2003 to curb the menace of tobacco use across the district.The team to be comprised of Drug Inspector,...

14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Secy RDD reviews ‘mission Antyodaya’ & ‘people’s plan campaign’

Secretary Rural Development Department (RDD) & Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda, today chaired a meeting with all the District Panchayat Officers (DPOs) to review the progress of ongoing People’s Plan Campaign (PPCs) and Mission Antyodaya Survey, 2019 for formulation...

14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Sufi Council calls for resolution of grievances through dialogue

Saying that all the grievances can be resolved through dialogue and respect for each other, All India Sufi Sajjadanashin Council (AISSC) today said that they would act as a bridge between J&K and prosperity.A 15-member team of AISSC headed by Syed Naseruddin...

13-Oct-2019 Bathinda

Manpreet Badal Starts Work Of The Long Pending Ring Ring Road Phase-I

The Rs 95 crores project of Ring Road-Phase-II, which was lying pending for the past nearly two decades was started today by Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal. The completion of project will drastically reduce the traffic congestion in the city and...

13-Oct-2019 Shimla

NCST Chairman calls on Governor

Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Nand Kumar Sai along with members Harshad Bhai and Hari Krishan Damor called on Governor Bandaru Dattatraya at Raj Bhavan.They had detailed discussion with the Governor regarding the development of tribal areas...

13-Oct-2019 Shimla

Life of Maharaja Agrasen Inspires all : Bandaru Dattatraya

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya said that teachings of Maharaja Agrasen and his ideals still inspire us. He was the epitome of socialism, equality, non-violence and nationalism and his administerial skills were unparalleled.The Governor was speaking on the occasion...

13-Oct-2019 JAMMU

HMMU, JKSRLM organises mega Job Fair at Jammu

Himayat Mission Management Unit (HMMU) in collaboration with more than 16 companies organized Job Fair in Jammu in which around 289 candidates trained under Himayat Programme participated.The event was launched in presence of officers from HMMU, State Rural...

13-Oct-2019 Jammu

CCI organises Harmony 2019- ‘Hunt for Jammu Ki Awaaz’

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized a mega event titled ‘Harmony 2019- Hunt for Jammu Ki Awaaz’ in collaboration with 92.7 Big FM to provide platform to budding singers to further harness their talent besides promoting peace and harmony.Bollywood...

13-Oct-2019 Reasi

DLSA Reasi conducts awareness programme on Environment, Drug Abuse

District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) under the guidance of Executive Chairman J&K SLSA organized an awareness camp on “Anti-Plastic, Water Conservation, Drug Abuse and Environment” at Gurukul Public Higher Secondary School here today.Executive Chairman...

13-Oct-2019 Jammu

Two day State Level seminar on Elderly Issues concludes

The two day State Level seminar on Elderly Issues organised by National Institute of Social Defence, Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, and supported by J&K State Legal Services Authority in association with Anugraha Regional Resource...

13-Oct-2019 Kargil

DC Kargil inaugurates science festival

Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary today said that knowledge of science and technology is a must among youngsters to develop in them an attitude of logical and rational thinking.The DC stated this after inaugurating Science Festival,...

13-Oct-2019 Pulwama

DDC visits District Hospital Pulwama

District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Dr  Raghav Langar today visited District Hospital Pulwama and inspected various sections and took stock of the quality health services and medical facilities being provided to the patients here.During his inspection,...

13-Oct-2019 Kargil

DC Kargil chairs capacity building prog on Gram Panchayat Dev Plan

Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary chaired a capacity building programme on Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) for Panchayat Secretaries (facilitators) here today.During the programme, Panchayat Secretaries of different Gram...

13-Oct-2019 Budgam

DDC Budgam reviews progress of dev projects under CAPEX plan

District Developmental Commissioner Budgam,Tariq Hussain Ganie, today chaired a meeting to review progress made on various development works under CAPEX Budget (2019-20), besides implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in the district.JD planning, SE Hydraulics,...

12-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Working On Toofan, Feeling Blessed Says Mrunal Thakur

Mrunal Thakur

Mrunal Thakur says that working on Toofan with Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is fantastic, she is feeling blessed.Mrunal Thakur who is basking in the success of Batla House and Super 30 has added another big film to her list. After sharing the screen...

12-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Grand Trailer & Music launch of ‘Officer Arjun Singh IPS Batch 2000’

Actor Priyanshu Chatterjee’s next film ‘Officer Arjun Singh IPS Batch 2000’ had a grand trailer and music launch in Mumbai.The actor is all geared up for the film and says that truth alone triumphs is the message of his forthcoming action- cop drama film.Priyanshu...

12-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Prince-Yuvika Eliminated from Nach Baliye 9?

Shocking as it may sound, it seems Prince and Yuvika got to experience what many jodis have gone through on this season of Nach Baliye 9. The lovable couple has constantly scored amazing points from judges and impressed audiences with their spectacular dance...

12-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Rajkumar Rao and Raveena Tandon's Andaz Apna Apna connection

The gorgeous Raveena Tandon has enthralled audiences with her acting and dancing skills since a long time. Presently as a judge on StarPlus Nach Baliye 9, her comments and tips have been very helpful to the competing jodis for putting their best foot forward.On...

12-Oct-2019 Mamallapuram, Chennai

2nd India-China Informal Summit

1. The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and the President of the People's Republic of China Mr Xi Jinping held their Second Informal Summit in Chennai, India, on 11-12 October 2019.2. The two Leaders had an in-depth exchange of views in a friendly...

12-Oct-2019 New Delhi

SARAS Aajeevika Mela Inaurated at India Gate Lawns

Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti today said that SARAS Aajeevika Mela is a testimony of Nari-Shakti, as lakhs of poor women through  rural women Self Help Groups are transforming their lives and transforming rural India....

12-Oct-2019 London

Oxford University invites Sanya Malhotra, actress wows the students

Sanya Malhotra recently wrapped the London schedule of highly-anticipated movie, 'Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer'. During the shoot, the actress was invited by the highly prestigious Oxford University for an interactive session with the students.Sanya who...

12-Oct-2019 Chandigarh

Manpreet Badal pays tribute to Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and noted film Director and producer of the film ‘Border’JP Dutta graced the solemn occasion of the first death anniversary of Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, Maha Vir Chakra awardee, held on Saturday at Gurdwara...

12-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Dinesh Sudarshan Soi awarded with Dada Saheb Phalke Icon Award

Dinesh Sudarshan Soi is on a roller coaster ride. The acclaimed Casting Director who already has his name in India Book of Records for maximum castings, holds the title of Finest Casting Director in Asia Book of Records and has many acknowledgements in his...

12-Oct-2019 Mumbai

When Vardhi met Watsa

Boman Irani and Made in China director Mikhil Musale met veteran sexologist Dr Mahinder Watsa to help prep for the actor’s role in their film Made in China, Dinesh Vijan's next production venture releasing this Diwali, has gathered tremendous steam and thus...

12-Oct-2019 New Delhi

RSTT organizes heritage walk in Delhi for the visually impaired

Rising Star Tours and Travels organised a “Heritage Walk” in Delhi for the visually-impaired people in association with Modern Public School (Shalimar Bagh). The excursion covered the epoch of Mughal Dynasty to the wars of Independence. The students and visually-impaired...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

VC, SKUAST-K meets Governor

Prof. Nazeer Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Ahmed apprised Governor about various issues of...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Deputy Speaker Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly calls on Governor

Hina Kaware, Deputy Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and Ms. Kaware discussed various important matters relating to the public welfare and significant steps taken by their...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Honorary General Secretary IRCS-J&K briefs Governor

Kifayat Hussain Rizvi, Honorary General Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) -J&K, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, President of the IRCS -J&K, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Rizvi submitted Activity Report of the Red Cross for the year 2019-20...

12-Oct-2019 Jammu

Advisor K. Vijay Kumar reviews patient care at GMCH Jammu

Advisor to Governor K. Vijay Kumar today took review of general patient care and facilities available at Government medical College Hospital Jammu to cope with Dengue Fever and Swine Flu Cases.Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma, Acting Principal, GMC Jammu,...

12-Oct-2019 Udhampur

DDC Udhampur reviews progress of PMGSY projects

District Development Commissioner, Udhampur Dr. Piyush Singla today reviewed the progress on Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) projects here at  a  meeting of  officers the concerned department.Road wise detailed review was conducted where...

12-Oct-2019 Ganderbal

Director General social welfare reviews functioning of Department

The Director General Social Welfare, Ruksana Gani today convened a meeting with the officials of District Social Welfare Ganderbal to review the overall functioning of the department.The District Social Welfare Officer, Bureeda Majid gave an overview of...

12-Oct-2019 Budgam

DDC Budgam visits Chari-i-Sharief

The District Development Commissioner Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganie today visited the Shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani (RA) at Char-i-Sharief and took stock of arrangements to be put in place for the annual Urs commencing from October 24. He also...

12-Oct-2019 Ramban

DDC Ramban reviews Darbar move arrangements

District Development Commissioner (DDC), Nazim Zai Khan today   reviewed the arrangements for smooth transportation of employees and government records ahead of move of civil secretariat and other move offices to the winter capital, Jammu.He took stock...

12-Oct-2019 JAMMU

Rejuvenation of Indus basin Rivers

Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Shimla–a regional research institute of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehra Dun under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) organized one day “State Consultation meeting...

12-Oct-2019 Jammu

DC Jammu reviews implementation of PC-PNDT Act

Deputy Commissioner Sushma Chauhan today reviewed implementation of Jammu and Kashmir Pre–Conception and Pre-Natal Sex determination Prohibition and Regulation (PNDT) Act, here at a meeting of District Advisory Committee (DAC).During the meeting, approval was...

12-Oct-2019 Jammu

Div Com Jammu reviews Paddy procurement arrangements

Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today reviewed the arrangements for opening up of seasonal Paddy Procurement Centres (Mandis) by Food Corporation of India (FCI) here at a meeting with concerned officers.The meeting was attended by, Additional General Manager,...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Government to start telemedicine service in Srinagar

The Government is introducing telemedicine service in the capital district of Srinagar consultations with concerned agencies for which are currently underway.The proposed service is a part of the Srinagar Smart City project one important component of which...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Preparations afoot to start 102-108 Ambulance Services in J&K: MD NHM

Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K Bhupinder Kumar today said that the long awaited 102-108 ambulance service is being rolled out in Jammu and Kashmir in a months time for the benefit of general masses.The Mission Director said that for the operationalisation...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Secretary Higher Education reviews preparations for UG level exams

Secretary Higher Education, Talat Parvez Rohella today chaired a meeting to review the preparations put in place for conducting under-Graduate level examinations in Kashmir division by ending October.The meeting was attended by Controller Examinations KU, Registrar...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

‘JK’s GST returns at par with National Average’

Jammu and Kashmir is showing upward trend in filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns which is at par with National Average of 60 per cent.This was informed during a video conference chaired today by Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, Dr PK Mishra...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

In Srinagar, Black marketing at its peak, CAPD in slumber

The prices of essential commodities have skyrocketed in Srinagar with concerned Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution (CAPD) department failing to take any action in this regard.The street vendors at few places in the morning markets are selling the...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Woman among seven civilians injured in Srinagar grenade attack

Barely two hours after the Jammu and Kashmir administration made announcement about restoration of postpaid mobile services and urged various walks of life to resume normal business, at least eight civilians including a woman were wounded in a grenade attack...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Credible inputs about major militant attacks in Kashmir, says J&K Govt

Jammu and Kashmir administration on said that they have credible inputs about major militant attacks being planned to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in Kashmir. It said that 99 per cent of Kashmir was restriction free and that some measures taken by the government...

11-Oct-2019 Comoros

Venkaiah Naidu kick-starts his tour to Comoros and Sierra Leone

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu today kick-started his tour to Comoros and Sierra Leone by declaring that India accorded highest priority to deepening its engagements  with African nations.Shri Naidu asserted that the Indian government considered...

11-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Meghalaya Chief Minister calls on MoS DoNER Dr Jitendra Singh

The Chief Minister of Meghalaya,  Conrad Sangma called on the Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel,  Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh...

11-Oct-2019 Ludhiana

Digital Museum Starts Amidst Huge Response By Residents

Dedicated to the 550th Parkash Purab celebrations of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, a digital museum and a light and sound show is being organised in the mela grounds of Punjab Agricultural University, here, starting from today. The digital museum has already been set...

11-Oct-2019 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau nabs APO for taking bribe of Rs. 10,000

Punjab Vigilance Bureau today nabbed Assistant Project Officer (APO) posted at BDPO Office, Giddarbaha, Sri Muktsar district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000/-.Disclosing this here today, an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said APO...

11-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs 12th BoG of JaKeGA

Chief Secretary, B.V.R. Subrahmanyam chaired the 12th meeting of Board of Governors (BoG) of Jammu and Kashmir e-Governance Agency (JaKeGA) here today.Financial Commissioner, Finance Department, Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department,...

11-Oct-2019 Srinagar

BJP National General Secretary meets Governor

Kailash Vijayvargiya, National General Secretary, BJP, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and Sh. Vijayvargiya discussed various important issues relating to the public welfare and about ensuring holistic development of J&K...

11-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Governor reviews Anti Corruption Bureau’s functioning

Governor Satya Pal Malik reviewed the Anti Corruption Bureau, J&K’s functioning with Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary and Sh. Anand Jain, Director ACB, at the Rajbhavan here today.Governor was briefed that in pursuance to the commitment of the Government...

11-Oct-2019 Baramulla

DDC reviews progress on academic work, infra dev of GMC B’la

District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo today chaired a meeting of officers of Government Medical College (GMC) Baramulla to discuss various aspects for the smooth and proper academic functioning in the college in wake of prevailing situation.Meeting...

11-Oct-2019 Bandipora

International Girl Child Day celebrated at Bandipora

To sensitize masses regarding the importance of girl child, a daylong awareness programme was organised at mini secretariat Bandipora to celebrate international Girl Child Day, 2019.The programme was organised by District Administration as per district...

11-Oct-2019 Jammu

Div Com reviews progress on mega projects in Jammu

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting with executing agencies to review the progress of work on various mega development projects being executed in Jammu Division.The officers of executing agencies apprised the Div Com of the progress...

11-Oct-2019 Jammu

JKSCPWCR celebrates Intl girl child day at GDC Majalta

Jammu & Kashmir State Commission for Protection of Women and Child Rights (JKSCPWCR) in collaboration with Government Degree College Majalta, organized an awareness programme on ‘International Day of the Girl Child’ at Government Degree College Majalta,...

11-Oct-2019 Jammu

Div Com reviews measures being taken to tackle Dengue in Jammu

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, today chaired a meeting with health department to review the measures being taken up to deal with Dengue in the Jammu division.The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, Principal GMC Jammu,...

11-Oct-2019 Shimla

NCST appreciates state's effort for development of tribal areas

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Government of India, New Delhi appreciated Himachal Government for its commendable performance in the upliftment of Tribal areas in the state. A delegation of NCST lead by its Chairperson Dr. Nand Kumar Sai held...

11-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Two Shops Gutted in Srinagar blaze

Two houses were gutted in S R Gunj area of Srinagar that created fear psychosis in the area leaving morning markets deserted in the nearby areas.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the fire incident took place at late hours of Thursday...

11-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Day 68: No Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid for 10th consecutive week

On the 10th consecutive Friday, the state administration didn’t allow the congregational prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar even as curbs were imposed in parts of downtown city.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO),deployment...

11-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Salman Khan To Return As A Cop In Eid 2020 Release 'Radhe'

Superstar Salman Khan to appear in cop role once again for Eid 2020 release 'Radhe'. The film's full title is said to be 'India's Most Wanted Cop: Radhe' based on the 2017 Korean release 'The Outlaws'.Reports revealing the film's full title being registered by...

11-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Sooraj Pancholi Starrer Satellite Shankar Gets A Release Date

Actor Sooraj Pancholi starrer Satellite Shankar gets a new poster and release date, the film is now slated for 15th November 2019. The film was earlier scheduled to release in July.Directed by Irfan Kamal, "Satellite Shankar" is jointly produced by Bhushan...

10-Oct-2019 Nashik

President of India Presents Colour to Army Aviation Corps

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, presented Colour to the Army Aviation Corps in Nashik today (October 10, 2019). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the Army Aviation Corps has earned 273 honours and awards for conspicuous gallantry...

10-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Menace of Malnutrition needs Humane Solution : Smriti Zubin Irani

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, chaired the 5th National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges today in New Delhi.In her keynote address Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister said that a humane solution has to...

10-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Kiren Rijiju calls for creating sports culture in the country

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju has called for creating a sports culture in the country. Inaugurating the India Sports Summit, Fitness: $10 bn opportunity here today, he said thatSporting culture has to become a way of life. He called...

10-Oct-2019 New Delhi

MY FM comes up with “Plastic Bharat Chhodo” campaign

MY FM- the Radio arm of DB Corp ltd, has launched ''Plastic Bharat Chhodo'' to address the issue of plastic usage in the country. The campaign aims to promote a greener and cleaner India through this initiative and discourage the use of plastic in any form. ...

10-Oct-2019 Chandigarh

Food Safety Teams on intensive checking-Pannu

Implementing the Tandrust Punjab Mission in letter and spirit, the Food Safety Teams are conducting intensive inspections of food items, informed KS Pannu, Director Tandrust Punjab Mission.Updating the inspection status, Pannu informed that in a period of four months...

10-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Advisors, CS meet Real Kashmir FC ahead of I-League

Ahead of the I-League football tournament commencing from the 3rd week of November, the Advisors to the Governor and Chief Secretary, B.V.R Subramanyam met the members of the Real Kashmir Football Club and wished them good luck.The Advisors who were present...

10-Oct-2019 Udhampur

Ajeet Kumar Sahu reviews performance of PHE, I&FC deptts in Udhampur

Commissioner Secretary PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Ajeet Kumar Sahu today reviewed the functioning of the twin departments in Udhampur district here at a meeting.District Development Commissioner Udhampur, Dr. Piyush Singla, Chief Engineer PHE Jammu, Dr. Sanjeev...

10-Oct-2019 Kargil

2-day Aryan folk festival concludes at Kargil

A 2-day Aryan Folk Festival at Garkone Changrah, Kargil concluded Wednesday in which 100 artists from Darchiks, Garkone, Sanachay, Hordass, Gargardo and adjoining villages presented their traditional music and dance forms organized by the Tourism Department...

10-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Govt committed to welfare of people : Farooq Ahmed Khan

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Thursday said that Government is committed for the welfare of people and has a proper redressal mechanism in place for people’s issues and grievances.The Advisor said this during his interaction with various public delegations...

10-Oct-2019 Jammu

Jammu admin hosts maiden Training of Trainers course

Training of Trainers (TOT) a first of its kind course on Substance Use prevention in School settings and for Police functionaries started separately here today.Inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Sushma Chauhan, the two day training programme for teachers is being...

10-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Tourist ban over but communication gag keeps tourists away from Kashmir

As over two month long advisory on tourists intending to visit Kashmir ended on October 10, major tour operators in the Valley stated that unless mobile internet and phone services are restored, tourism won’t pick up as bookings and travel plans are solely...

09-Oct-2019 New Delhi

PM attends the ‘At Home’ reception by Chief of Air Staff

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the ‘At Home’ reception by Chief of Air Staff, at the Air House, New Delhi today.At the venue, Prime Minister visited the exhibition ‘IAF Innovation Display’. The theme of the exhibition was self-reliance through innovation...

09-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Check Out So Gaya Yeh Jahan From Bypass Road

In the current trend of recreated song, the latest to hit the charts is from action thriller movie, Bypass Road, which will have the iconic song from Tezaab, titled So Gaya Yeh Jahan.The reprised version is titled Dard Ke Lamhe featuring Neil Nitin Mukesh...

09-Oct-2019 Jammu

VCJU releases Dr. Shubhnandan S. Jamwal’s Book on JAVA 9

Prof. Manoj Dhar, Vice Chancellor of the University of Jammu, today released the book of Computer Science entitled “Java 9” authored by the Dr. Shubhnandan S. Jamwal of the  Department of Computer Science and IT, University of Jammu. The book has been...

09-Oct-2019 Shimla

Efforts on to make Himachal a destination film industry: Sanjay Kundu

Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister and Information & Public Relations Sanjay Kundu said that the state government was endeavouring to make Himachal Pradesh a favourite  destination for the film industry which would also go a long way in popularising...

09-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

College exams to commence from October last week

In order to save the academic year of students, Advisor to Governor, Khursheed Ahmad Ganai today impressed upon the authorities to ensure the conduct of all ensuing  University examinations before the onset of winters.The directions came during a review...

09-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

Advisor Farooq Ahmed Khan reviews preparedness for Board exams

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for the smooth conduct of forthcoming annual examinations of 10th, 11th and 12th  classes in Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu division.The Advisor directed the J&K...

09-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

VC, KU meets Governor

Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Ahmad briefed Governor about various administrative  and academic issues of importance and informed about the schedules of various...

09-Oct-2019 Pulwama

Dr Raghav Langar convenes interactive meeting at Pulwama

A day after assuming charge as Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langar impressed upon the officers to work in unison to ensure better public delivery services  mechanism in the district.The DC exhorted upon the officers to prioritize issues...

09-Oct-2019 Reasi

Secy C&TA takes stock of development scenario in Reasi

Secretary Cooperatives, Tribal Affairs, Abdul Majid Bhat today chaired a meeting to review the developmental scenario and potential of Reasi District. Deputy Commissioner  Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib and Director Tribal Affairs, Mushtaq Ahmad, besides officers...

09-Oct-2019 Jammu

DDC Jammu reviews arrangements

District Development Commissioner, Sushma Chauhan today reviewed the arrangements for smooth conduct of 3-day Jhiri Mela, starting from November 12.The annual fair  attracts devotees from all parts of the country who come to pay homage to farmer Saint Baba...

08-Oct-2019 New Delhi

PM attends Dussehra Celebrations at DDA Ground, Dwaraka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended Dussehra Celebrations at DDA Ground, Dwaraka in New Delhi, today. Prime Minister greeted fellow Indians on Vijaya Dashami.Speaking  on the occasion, Prime Minister said that India is a land of festivals. Due to our...

08-Oct-2019 New Delhi

PM salutes air warriors and their families on Air Force Day

The Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi has saluted air warriors and their families on Air Force Day."Today, on Air Force Day, a proud nation expresses gratitude to our air warriors  and their families. The Indian Air Force continues to serve India...

08-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone And More Grace 83 Wrap Up Party

Actor Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone grace the wrap-up party of 83 –The Film, last night in Mumbai. The party was attended by the crew of the film.Actor Deepika and  Ranveer arrived in co-ordinated outfits to the party. She wore a white top and blue...

08-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Salman Khan Drops Kiccha Sudeep’s First Look Poster from Dabangg 3

Superstar Salman Khan just took to his social media profile and dropped the first look poster of Kiccha Sudeep from the forthcoming Dabangg 3, where the south Indian actor  plays the role of super villain named Balli.Dabangg 3 is the third instalment of the...

08-Oct-2019 Mumbai

Wonderful Working With Salman Khan On Dabangg 3 Says Kiccha Sudeep

South superstar Kiccha Sudeep is all set to share the screen space with Salman Khan in the forthcoming Dabangg 3, says he had a wonderful experience working with Kick  superstar.Sudeep will be seen playing the super villain. The first look of his character...

08-Oct-2019 Shimla

Dusshera festival celebrated at Jakhu temple

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today celebrated Dussehra at famous Jakhu temple by burning the effigy of Ravana, Magnadh and Kumbhakarna.While interacting with the media on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Dussehra festival signifies the victory of good...

08-Oct-2019 Kullu

Governor inaugurates Kullu Dussehra festival

The week-long International Kullu Dussehra festival commenced with traditional fervour at Dhalpur ground today. Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya inaugurated the festival by participating in the Rathyatra of Lord Raghunath.The Governor felicitated the people...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Chairman NAFED meets Governor

Dr. Bijender Singh, Chairman, National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Dr. Singh briefed Governor about initiatives of the NAFED for promotion of co-operative marketing...

08-Oct-2019 Kishtwar

Dusshera celebrated with religious fervor, gaiety in Kishtwar

Dussehra festival, marking the victory of truth over evil, was celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety here at historic Chowgan ground Kishtwar.Thousands of people participated in the celebration during which effigies of Ravana, Kumbkarna and Meghnatha were...

08-Oct-2019 Katra

Navratra Festival: Devotional Song Competition concludes

The All India Devotional Song Competition, being held as part of the Navratra Festival 2019, concluded here today amid great fanfare at Yog Ashram Complex.Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma was the Chief Guest on the occasion.In a close competition,...

08-Oct-2019 Kargil

DC Kargil stresses for proper observance of traffic rules

Deputy Commissioner (DC) and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary on Sunday said that there is need to follow proper traffic etiquettes and observance of traffic rules so as to ensure sound traffic regulation and to minimize the instances of accidents...

08-Oct-2019 Baramulla

DDC Baramulla chairs public darbar at Lagama Uri

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla Dr G N Itoo today held a public outreach camp at Lagama Uri area which marked the participation of various delegations, deputations and other stakeholders form Lagama and its adjoining areas.This was the part...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Horticulture Deptt revises Apple prices under MIS

Department of Horticulture, Planning and Marketing today revised prices for Apple according to the fruit grade and type of packaging material under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS).Accordingly, for Delicious Apple variety Rs 58 per kilogram have been fixed for...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Selling petrol in bottles a new trend in Kashmir

Of late, selling of petrol bottles on the roadside has become a new trend in Kashmir as most of the fuel stations remain closed during the day. Those selling petrol on roadside in various parts of Srinagar claim that they are doing it to earn their livelihood...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Is PDD going to waive off electricity fee to its consumers?

As the government has directed the school authorities to waive off the fees to the students for the period of its closure, the Power Development Department (PDD) too seems considering the waiving off the electricity bills to its consumers as the department...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Forget 370, BDC polls set off new political discourse in Kashmir

With Block Development (BDC) elections in Kashmir on cards, the political discourse has completely changed in Kashmir in last few days as Sarpanchs and Panchs are being reached out by parties to win maximum Councils.According to wire service—Kashmir News...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Wooing back tourists: Rolling back of Advisory evokes mixed response

The announcement made by the Governor Satya Pal Malik about lifting of the two month long tourism advisory and asking the tourists to visit Kashmir again from October 10 onwards has evoked mixed response.Majority of tour operators say that the decision is...

08-Oct-2019 Awantipore(Pulwama)

2 Lashkar militants killed in first gunfight post Aug 5 in South Kashmir

Two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Kaiwan village of Awantipore in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. This was the first encounter in South Kashmir post August 5, when Centre scrapped article 370 and bifurcated...

07-Oct-2019 Geneva

India announces TAP for 5 African Countries on World Cotton Day

Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani,said that India remains committed to building on its longstanding development partnership with Africa, especially in the field of cotton. For this, Textiles Minister said that India will be announcing the launch...

07-Oct-2019

New Avenues in science

Students seek careers in science for different reasons. Some have very specific goals such as curing diseases, countering pollution, developing a space vehicle, designing roads, bridges, skyscrapers, or they imagine building companies that capitalise on new engineering...

07-Oct-2019

How Globalisation is changing in Hotel Management

Globalisation and the careersFrom the starting of the new millennium, there has been change everywhere, and its pace is increasing. It is clear as we move ahead in the 21st century that we are in an era of unprecedented changes, at both national and global levels,...

07-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Spl DG, North Zone, CRPF Zulfiqar Hasan meets MoS PMO Dr Jitendra Singh

The Special DG, North Zone, Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF), Shri Zulfiqar Hasan met the Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra...

07-Oct-2019 New Delhi/Shimal

Jai Ram Thakur calls on Prahlad Singh Patel

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur  calls on MoS ( Independent Charge)Tourism and Culture Sh Prahlad Singh Patel at New Delhi  last evening.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on MoS (Independent Charge) Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel at New...

07-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

Situation and Security Review Meeting held by Governor

Governor  Satya Pal Malik held a Situation cum Security Review Meeting today with the Advisors and the Chief Secretary. The meeting was also attended by the Principal Secretaries of Planning and Housing & Urban Development Department.The Governor has been...

07-Oct-2019 Mumbai

First Look Poster out “SuperGirl” Monika Chaudhary and Shaila Tike

Feminism today is a topic of discussion in the whole country. When everyone is contributing towards women empowerment, Bollywood does not lag behind, Bollywood has made a few films and videos that are centered around women in sports. Some of the fields that revolve...

07-Oct-2019 New Delhi

This October Get Fit With Gozero Mobility E-Bikes

GoZero Mobility- A British Electric Bike maker, known for manufacturing premium electric performance bikes and signature lifestyle merchandise launches Fit October Program in accordance to the Fit India Movement which was announced by the Hon’ble Prime Minister...

07-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

Member J&K PSC meets Governor

Jagjit Kumar, Member, J&K Public Service Commission, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Kumar briefed Governor about the to-date functioning of the J&K PSC and the continuing improvements being made by the Commission in the...

 

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