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22-Oct-2019 Srinagar

In Kashmir forces’ convoy first, civilian vehicles can wait

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to continue with its decision of restricting civilian traffic during security forces’ convoys on highways and other routes in  Kashmir amid claims that essential supply vehicles would be allow to proceed...

22-Oct-2019 Anantnag

Advisor Farooq Ahmad Khan visits Anantnag, reviews dev scenario

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Ahmad Khan today visited Anantnag district and convened a meeting here to review progress achieved under Agriculture, Horticulture, RDD  and Education sectors.The meeting was attended by Secretary Agriculture Production Manzoor...

22-Oct-2019 Katra

Governor addresses 7th Convocation of SMVDU, awards 931 degrees

The 7th Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) was held here today, where Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor was the Chief Guest.On the  occasion, the Governor awarded 931 degrees, including PhDs, Masters and Bachelors, and...

22-Oct-2019 Srinagar

SKUAST-K bags mega ICAR-World Bank funded project

SKUAST-K is continuing with its winning streak, ranked 10th best State Agricultural University and figuring along with top institutions of the country as the winners of IIGP  2019. SKUAST Kashmir has bagged a mega educational grant under ICAR-World Bank...

22-Oct-2019 Srinagar

1.6 Lakh students to appear in upcoming BOSE exams

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a high-level meeting to review logistic arrangements for upcoming Board of School Education  (BOSE) exams across the Valley.In the meeting, it was given out that 1.6 lakh students would appear...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Prof. Geeta Singh, Director CPDHE, Delhi University calls on Governor

Prof. Geeta Singh, Director, CPDHE, Delhi University today called on the Governor, Satya Pal Malik here at the Raj Bhavan and held detailed discussions on varied subjects, largely relating to the education scenario and development of youth in Jammu and Kashmir.Prof....

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Director SKIMS meets Governor

Dr. A.G. Ahangar, Director, SKIMS, Srinagar today met Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik here at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the functioning of the SKIMS and various new initiatives taken for improving the overall health and medical education sector...

21-Oct-2019 Baramulla

Agriculture Deptt organizes awareness, distribution camp at Pattan

In a significant move to acquaint and familiarize the farmers with the latest and scientific farming methods, Agriculture department, Baramulla today organized a day-long awareness cum distribution camp at Pattan here today. The Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, ...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam chairs 118th FAC

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam in its 118th meeting held here today, cleared 23 proposals regarding use of 60.2 ha hectares of forest land for various projects of public importance in the road, drinking...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Expedite disposal of pending SRO-43 cases: Farooq Ahmed Khan

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Monday directed Rural Development Department (RDD) and Culture and Technical Education Department (CTED) to expedite disposal off all  pending SRO-43 cases.Advisor Khan gave these directions during separate meetings convened...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Advisor K. Vijay Kumar visits injured apple trader at SMHS Hospital

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited SMHS Hospital to enquire about the condition of apple trader who was injured in militant firing in Shopian on October 16.Principal  GMC Srinagar Dr. Parvaiz Ahmad Shah, Medical Superintendent SMHS Hospital...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Several delegations call on Advisor Skandan Krishnan, project demands

Advisor to Governor, K Skandan today said that that the Government is committed to redress the demands and issues of the general public and necessary directions have been  passed to the concerned for the immediate redressal of the same.The Advisor stated...

21-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

Governor pays rich tributes to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

On the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, which was observed at the Armed Police Headquarters at Zewan, near here today, Governor, Satya Pal Malik paid rich tributes to  the martyrs of Police and para-military forces from across the country, including...

21-Oct-2019 New Delhi/Srinagar

Joint Secretary MIDH for efficient utilization of funds

A high level meeting was held today under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary, Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) GoI, Rajveer Singh with the  representatives of Jammu and Kashmir and North East States of Nagaland, Haryana,...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Dir Agriculture inaugurates awareness prog on Soil Health Card Scheme

Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi inaugurated the awareness programme on Soil Health Card Scheme here today. The program was attended by Soil Survey  Officer, Dr. Davinder Kumar from Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, GoI, who...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Bridges in Srinagar being facade lighted to enhance their appearance

Bridges in the capital city of Srinagar are being facade lighted aimed at their beautification and enhancement of their overall appearance.Of the three bridges being taken up for  facade lighting in the ongoing first phase of the project the work on the...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Dr Samoon reviews status of mega livestock projects

Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep and Fisheries Department, Dr Asghar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting here to review progress of the mega projects for special  funding in livestock sector.The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Budgam Tariq...

21-Oct-2019 Rajouri

DC Rajouri reviews arrangements for Deepawali

District Development Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting of district officers to review the arrangements for celebration of the Diwali Festival.In the meeting representatives from the religious organisations highlighted the issues...

21-Oct-2019 Doda

DC reviews implementation of RBSK in Doda

Deputy Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode, today reviewed implementation of health and medical assistance scheme Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) in the district at a  meeting held here with the concerned officers.The meeting was attended by ADDC,...

21-Oct-2019 Jammu

Adventure tourism being promoted in Jammu Division

The Government is all set to tap and promote adventure Tourism in Jammu division like trekking, rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, mountaineering, hiking and camping.In this  regard, a meeting of Tourism Department’s Advisory committee was chaired by...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

In absence of public transport, SRTC buses back on Srinagar roads

The prevailing situation that led to the halt in public traffic has forced the government to make State Roads Transport Corporation (SRTC) buses available for the people of Srinagar.The public transport is off the roads across Kashmir since August 05, when...

21-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Will cross LoC if Pak doesn’t mend ways: Governor Satya Pal Malik

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said that if Pakistan doesn’t mend its way, the army will cross the LoC and destroy all the militant camps there.Governor Malik’s statement comes close on the heels of Army Chief General Bipin Rawat’s statement...

20-Oct-2019 Kishtwar

Symposium on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao organised at GDC Kishtwar

As part of "International day of Girl Child" celebrations, a symposium on the theme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was organised here by NSS volunteers of Govt. Degree College in collaboration with District Administration.District Development Commissioner (DDC),...

20-Oct-2019 SRINAGAR

Chief Secretary reviews functioning of Tourism department

Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam Sunday reviewed the upcoming tourism promotional campaigns launched by the Government and overall functioning of the tourism sector in Jammu and Kashmir at a high level meeting here today.Principal Secretary, Tourism, Navin...

19-Oct-2019 Srinagar

JKSCWCR issues Advisory for Educational institutions

Chairperson, Jammu & Kashmir State Commission for Protection of Women and Child Rights  (JKSCWCR} Vasundhara Pathak Masoodi today issued an advisory for the School Education Department for ensuring the safety, security, health and hygiene  of students...

19-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Div Com stresses on Plastic-Free Amarnath Yatra - 2020

In order to eliminate the use of plastic products across valley, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today stressed on the concerned officers to ensure Plastic-Free Amarnath Yatra - 2020 along the holy routes. He also asked them to create...

19-Oct-2019 Baramulla

Justice Magray reviews functioning of Court Complex B’la

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Judge Justice Ali Mohammad Magray today visited Baramulla District Court Complex where he took a detailed review of its legal and other related functioning. The visiting Judge also took an appraisal of various developmental activities...

19-Oct-2019 Anantnag

1st MBBS Batch of GMC Anantnag celebrates Fresher’s Day

Fresher’s Day of 1st Batch of MBBS students of Government Medical College (GMC) Anantnag was today celebrated at District Hospital Anantnag.Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar who was the Chief Guest on the occasion while welcoming the students appreciated the...

19-Oct-2019 Kishtwar

DDC Kishtwar inaugurates science exhibition, book fair

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana today inaugurated 7th District Level Science Exhibition and Book fair under SAMAGRA scheme 2019-20 here at Government Girls Higher Secondary School.Among others present on the occasion were SSP...

19-Oct-2019 Udhampur

Advisor Skandan Krishnan reviews developmental Scenario in Udhampur

Advisor to Governor K. Skandan today reviewed the developmental scenario in Udhampur here at a meeting with the district administration.The Advisor took stock of the ongoing developmental works under taken by different departments in the district.District Development...

19-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Now, Sunday markets come alive on every day in Srinagar

Amid uncertainty in Kashmir, the special Sunday markets that were earlier confined to Sundays only are now coming up on every day in the valley with street vendors setting up their stalls in and around the commercial Hub Lal Chowk giving a semblance of normalcy...

19-Oct-2019 Srinagar

We have not received the final DNA report yet: ADGP Munir Khan

Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said that it will hand over the body of slain militant killed in the recent Ganderbal encounter to the family if the DNA samples match after cross examination.“We are waiting for the final DNA report. If the report matches...

18-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Dr. Asghar Hassan Samoon directs pacing up dev works in Gurez

Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep and Fisheries Department, Dr Asghar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting to review the developmental works of Gurez sub-division.The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Director School Education Kashmir, Chief...

18-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Expedite pending dev works of Srinagar district : Div Com to Officers

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed concerned district officers to complete pending developmental works of Srinagar district on double shift basis.The Divisional Commissioner made these directions while chairing the district level...

18-Oct-2019 Srinagar

J&K Mission for Dairy Development to be established

Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Friday chaired a meeting here to review the status of dairy sector and discuss the modalities for baseline survey by the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and implementation of the Special Package for dairy development...

18-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Farooq Ahmed Khan reviews arrangements for board exams

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan today chaired a meeting to take stock of the preparations made for the forthcoming board examinations of 10th to 12th classes of Kashmir Division and winter zone of Jammu Division.Commissioner Secretary School Education Department...

18-Oct-2019 New Delhi/Srinagar

Satya Pal Malik chairs Executive Council meeting of SMVDU

Governor, Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), chaired 31st meeting of the Executive Council of SMVDU, Katra here today.Several important decisions were taken in the meeting. The issues related to research, academics and academic...

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