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23-Nov-2020 Jammu

Neighbouring country repeating attempts to disturb peace: J&K police

The Jammu and Kashmir police said on Monday that the neighbouring country is repeating its evil attempts to disturb peace in the Union Territory (UT).Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Monday rewarded the security personnel who were part of...

22-Nov-2020 Srinagar

At minus 3 degrees, Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far on Sunday as the mercury fell to minus 3 degrees Celsius.Sonam Lotus, Director, Meteorological department for Jammu  and Kashmir and Ladakh UTs told IANS, "The minimum temperature was minus 3.0 degrees...

20-Nov-2020 Srinagar

At minus 7 degrees, Gulmarg's ski slopes beckon winter sports lovers

Clocking minus 7 degrees Celsius as its minimum temperature on Friday, the world famous ski resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir is all bedecked with snow to welcome winter sports lovers this season.With its lofty snow slopes comparable to those in Switzerland...

19-Nov-2020 Pulwama

Second gunfight breaks out in J&K in less than 12 hours

After four terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu district on Thursday, another gunfight broke out in South Kashmir's Pulwama.The officials said a firefight took place in Pulwama's Parigam after the security forces cordoned off the area and launched...

13-Nov-2020 Jammu

5 civilians in Poonch injured in Pak ceasefire violation

Five civilians were injured on Friday as Pakistan continued to violate the ceasefire agreement on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district for the fourth consecutive day, police said.Defence Spokesman Colonel Devender Anand said at...

20-Oct-2020 Pulwama

Militant killed in Pulwama encounter

One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday."One unidentified terrorist killed in encounter at Kakpora in Pulwama. Operation is underway," the police said.The gunfight...

20-Oct-2020 Shopian

2 militants killed in Shopian encounter

Two terrorist have been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district, police said on Tuesday.The gunfight started on Monday after security forces cordoned off an area in Melhora and launched a search operation on...

17-Oct-2020 Srinagar

Infiltration along LoC has reduced substantially: Lt Gen BS Raju

Infiltration along the Line of Control with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir has reduced substantially, said the Indian Army's commander in Kashmir Lieutenant General B.S. Raju, pointing that a lot of efforts, including use of drones, have been put in by ground troops...

16-Oct-2020 Pulwama

LeT hideout destroyed in Kashmir, arms and ammunition seized

Security forces launched a search operation on Friday morning in Kawani village near the Jhelum river bank in Awantipora of Pulwama district and unearthed and destroyed a large underground hideout of LeT.Police said the operation followed a credible input regarding...

14-Oct-2020 Shopian

2 terrorists killed in Shopian encounter: JK Police

Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chakura area in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.The gunfight was triggered after security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation...

13-Oct-2020 New Delhi/Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti released from detention after over a year

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday revoked Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Muftis Public Safety Act (PSA) under which she was detained in Kashmir for over last one year.The Home Department of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Secretariat...

13-Oct-2020 Jammu

Lt Gen Suchindra Kumar takes over as GOC 16 Corps

Lt General MV Suchindra Kumar on Tuesday took over as the General Officer Commanding of the Army's Jammu-based 16 Corps, also knows as White Knight corps."Lt Gen Suchindra Kumar took over the command of the elite White Knight Corps from Lt Gen Harsha Gupta,"...

12-Oct-2020 Srinagar

Top Pak LeT man Saif-ul-lah killed in Kashmir encounter

Top Pakistani Lashkar e Taiba militant Saif-ul-lah, involved in a number of fatal attacks on the Central Reserve Police Force troopers, was killed along with one more terrorist, in an encounter in Srinagar on Monday.The gunfight at Rambagh between terrorists...

10-Oct-2020 Srinagar

Pak bid to smuggle weapons into Kashmir foiled by Army

The Army has foiled an attempt by terrorists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to smuggle war-like stores into India and seized arms and ammunition on the LoC in Karen Sector, officials said on Saturday."The Army noticed 2-3 men sending something in a tube...

07-Oct-2020 Udhampur

Back to Village 3 : Lt Governor visits Kud of Udhampur district

Continuing his consistent outreach programmes as part of the ongoing Back to Village-3, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha visited Kud in Udhampur district today.‘Back to Village is a revolution for implementation of maximum governance on ground. In Back to Village,...

07-Oct-2020 Jammu,

Mayor JMC calls on Lt Governor

Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation, Chander Mohan Gupta called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha at Civil Secretariat here today.The Mayor discussed with the Lt Governor, Covid management efforts of the JMC and sought necessary directions for providing best...

07-Oct-2020 Jammu

B2V3: FC Health discusses development of Jajjar Kotli at Gram Sabha

Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo today presided over a Gram Sabha, here at Jhajjar Kotli block Dansal under B2V3 program.The agenda items pertaining to MGNREGA, 15th FC Plan, PMAY, augmentation of power and water supply, link...

07-Oct-2020 JAMMU

DIPR hosts cultural event to highlight B2V3

Cultural Unit of Department of Information & Public Relations, Jammu today organized a cultural programme to highlight the importance of “Back to Village” phase III here in the office auditorium Rail Head Complex, Jammu.Cultural activities including Dogri...

07-Oct-2020 Pampore

Agriculture Department organizes awareness camp at IIKSTC

A broader market awareness-cum-public-private engagement interaction was organized by the Agriculture Department Kashmir today with agri-entrepreneurs, branding experts, market linkage specialists and other important members civil society and saffron farmers...

07-Oct-2020 Kulgam

Mega Block Devas held at Kulgam

A Mega Block Dewas was today held at 3 blocks Devsar, Kulgam and D .H .Pora of district Kulgam aimed to bring governance at door steps of the people and to mitigate the issues and grievances of people.The programme witnessed massive response of public...

07-Oct-2020 Pulwama

Jan Abhiyan (Block Divas) continues in Pulwama, Pampore, Tral

District Development Commissioner, Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer today spent the whole day in Pulwama block  and redressed hundreds of public grievances on the spot .On the occasion, DDC said that Block Divas is a regular feature now and appealed people to become...

07-Oct-2020 Doda

Second round of Back to Village-3 culminates in Doda district

The second round of ‘Back to Village' (B2V3) programme culminated successfully in Doda district during which  series of activities were held across 78 Panchayats of 17 blocks of the district.The programme was closely monitored by DDC, Dr Sagar D Doifode.During...

07-Oct-2020 Budgam

Mission Director ICPS Visits Chattergam Budgam

As part of phase third of ambitious ‘Back to Village’ programme, Mission Director Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS), Shabnam Kamili today visited Chattergam in  Budgam where she presided over the B2V3 proceedings and interacted with scores...

07-Oct-2020 Shopian

3 militants killed in Kashmir encounter

With the killing of one more militant on Wednesday the total number of terrorists killed in the South Kashmir encounter in Shopian district has shot up to three, officials said.The Sagun area encounter started between terrorists and security forces on Tuesday...

07-Oct-2020 Srinagar

L-G, others pay tributes to slain cop Altaf Hussain

A wreath-laying ceremony was held here on Wednesday, wherein family members and colleagues remembered and paid tributes to Constable Altaf Hussain of Jammu and Kashmir Police who was killed by terrorists in Ganderbal district last night.Personal Security...

06-Oct-2020 Jammu

VC SKUAST-J reviews progress of different faculties

Vice Chancellor SKUAST-Jammu, Prof. J. P. Sharma, reviewed the monthly progress of different ongoing developmental projects, functioning of various Divisions of Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry,...

06-Oct-2020 Ramban

B2V-III activities intensified in district Ramban

Planning, social, sports as well as development activities have been intensified across 31 Panchayats of four blocks of Sangaldan, Gandhri, Gool and Gundi Dharam of   district Ramban under the 2nd leg of “Back to Village-III” program.The departments...

06-Oct-2020 Shopian

B2V3: Govt functionaries interact with public, PRIs in district Shopian

The day 5th of the government’s ambitious ‘Back to Village’ phase three programme started today on a high note with immense public support and participation in all Panchayats of Shopian district.Under Secretary, Finance department, Mohammad Amin Shah, Visiting...

06-Oct-2020 Pulwama

B2V3 : DDC Pulwama visits various Panchayats of Aripal, Tral

On 5th day of the Back to Village Phase-III programme, a series of activities were carried out in 56 Panchayat Halqas of 11blocks of the district here.Visiting Officers took stock of the status of work done of demands raised in B2V1 and B2V2 held during...

06-Oct-2020 Kupwara

Back to Village programme; Success story

The ‘Back to Village’ programme has emerged as a ray of hope for rural people turning their dreams into reality with the Visiting Officers reaching the unreachable and tough terrains of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir with a solo motive of empowering...

06-Oct-2020 Kupwara

DEO Kupwara reviews arrangements for conduct of Panchayat By-Election

District Election Officer-DEO (Deputy Commissioner), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review the arrangements for conducting Panchayat By-Election in the district.It was informed in the meeting that the by-election is going...

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