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24-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Small-Scale Industries Association delegation calls on Div Com

A delegation of Small-Scale Industries Association (SSIA), Zainakote today called on Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan and put forth various demands and raised developmental issues.The Div Com assured the delegation that their issues and...

22-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Don’t mistake flu for coronavirus : DAK to people

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) president, Dr. Nisar-ul-Hassan on Saturday asked people not to mistake flu illness with Coronavirus as both have similar symptoms which is fever and cough.DAK in a statement issued to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO),...

22-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Two LeT militants killed in Bijbehara gunfight

Two militants affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in Sangam, area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday night, Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh said on Saturday.According...

22-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Less than 250 militants active in J&K : DGP Dilbagh Singh

Less than 250 militants are presently active in Jammu and Kashmir, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh disclosed on Saturday.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Jammu and Kashmir police chief who was flanked by Inspector General...

22-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Div Com reviews arrangements

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review arrangements being put in place for smooth conduct of ensuing Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2020.Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Additional Commissioner...

22-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Director Horticulture chairs officers meeting

Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat convened a meeting of Chief Horticulture officers of Kashmir Division, here today.Reviewing scheme-wise progress made during the year 2019-20, the Director asked all the Chief Horticulture Officers to ensure cent...

20-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Ensure better service delivery at all levels: Dr. Pawan Kotwal

Principal Secretary, Department of Revenue, Dr Pawan Kotwal today took stock of people's grievances during a day-long public grievance camp held here today.During the programme, a large number of deputations and individuals from across Kashmir including, Srinagar,...

20-Feb-2020 Srinagar

JKPCC, JKHB Languishing projects

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today issued strict directions to the engineers of Jammu & Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) and Jammu & Kashmir Housing Board (JKHB) to complete the pending works on languishing...

19-Feb-2020 Srinagar

All Private Schools in JK must adhere to Govt norms : Hirdesh Kumar

Commissioner Secretary, School Education, Hirdesh Kumar today directed officials of the Department of School Education to ensure that Private School authorities strictly follow fee structure norms laid down by the Government.Speaking to officials after holding a...

19-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Mahashivratri: DC Srinagar reviews arrangements

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Wednesday convened a meeting to review the arrangements for the Mahashivratri festival scheduled to be celebrated this Friday.Officers of concerned line departments who were present in the meeting briefed...

19-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Govt fully aware about use of VPNs in J&K : Dilbagh Singh

The Jammu and Kashmir police chief, Dilbagh Singh on Wednesday said that government is well aware about the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPN) by the people in Jammu  and Kashmir.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Director General...

19-Feb-2020 Srinagar

No clean chit to Umar Fayaz so far: IGP Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday said that Umar Fayaz who was hit a bullet during an encounter in Lawaypora area of Srinagar outskirts recently, has not been  given a clean chit yet.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), while...

18-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Agriculture Department refutes misgiving attributed to the Department

The Department of Agriculture Kashmir strongly refuted the news item published in print media regarding some of the misgiving attributed to the Department.According to the statement issued by the Agriculture Department Kashmir that the department whole heartedly...

18-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Director JKEDI interacts with aspiring Entrepreneurs

Director, Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI), G M Dar interacted with aspiring entrepreneurs undergoing the Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) at the Pampore campus of the Institute and Centre for Women Entrepreneurship...

18-Feb-2020 Srinagar

MD JKSRLM reviews implementation of NRLM in Kashmir Division

Mission Director, Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission today convened a meeting of offices to review implementation of Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKNRLM) in Kashmir Division.District Programme Managers, Block programme Managers of...

17-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Govt to boost water sports in JK : Navin Kumar Choudhary

Principal Secretary, Education and Technical Education Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary today said that Government was aiming to take remarkable steps in boosting water sports across Jammu and Kashmir.Speaking to athletes during a ceremony at Banquet Hall, Srinagar,...

17-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Secy FCS&CA reviews Maha Shivratri arrangements

Secretary, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Pandurang Kondbarao Pole today took stock of arrangements being made for Maha Shivratri across Jammu and Kashmir.The departmental review meeting was attended by Director, FCS&CA, Bashir Ahmad...

17-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Two houseboats, residential hut gutted in blaze at Dal Lake

At least two houseboats and a residential hutment were gutted in the world famous Dal Lake on Monday in a deadly blaze leaving more than three families homeless. The tentative loss figure figured out by the House Boat Owners Association (HBOA) is more than...

16-Feb-2020 Srinagar

World SnowShoe Championship-2020 Japan

Just days after Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced the first ever Khelo India Winter Games and included SnowShoe sport into the games, Kashmir athletes representing  India in World SnowShoe Championship at Myoko Japan have bagged three medals.In...

15-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Div Com reviews parking issues of the city

As per the directions issued by the High Court in the case titled Kashmir Consumer Welfare Forum versus State and Others, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting with concerned Officers.The concerned departments were...

15-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Div Com bans construction activity in parks, gardens

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed concerned officers that no construction activity shall be carried out in the existing parks and Gardens in and around the vicinity of Srinagar city till further orders as per court directions.The...

15-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Div Com reviews action taken on LG’s decisions

To review the implementation of the decisions taken by the Lieutenant Governor in recently held meeting, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting to review Action Taken Reports (ATR) from Deputy Commissioners and other...

15-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Commissioner SMC reviews status of street light installation work

Commissioner SMC, Gazanfer Ali today convened a meeting of officials and reviewed status of work on installation of street lights in Srinagar City.Joint Commissioner (Adm.), Syed Kasim, Joint Commissioner (Works), Ishtiyak Ahmed Shah and other concerned were present...

15-Feb-2020 Srinagar/Budgam

Saurabh Baghat inspects ongoing work on Employment Complex Srinagar

Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment Department, Saurabh Baghat today inspected ongoing work on Employment Complex Bemina being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 10 crore.On the occasion, the Commissioner Secretary was briefed about the site plan and...

15-Feb-2020 Srinagar

DDC Srinagar inaugurates special handloom exposition 2020

This year's special exposition of handloom products organised annually by the J&K Handloom Development Department began here Saturday.The exposition which is being held at Kashmir Haat in Srinagar was inaugurated by District Development Commissioner Srinagar...

14-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Dal Lake to be beautified under Smart City Plan : Baseer Ahmad Khan

To restore the glory of world famous Dal Lake, the administration is taking up its beautification process under Smart City Plan.This was stated by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan here today during a meeting convened to review various...

14-Feb-2020 Budgam

25 fish farmers flagged off on exposure tour in Budgam

Additional Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani in presence of Assistant Director Fisheries, Showkat Ahmad Bhat flagged off 25 progressive fish farmers including women entrepreneurs on exposure tour under ATMA at DC office Budgam, here today.Earlier,...

14-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Once a hot bed, Tral belt in Pulwama has only six militants active

Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district has only six active militants at present, officials said on Friday.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Tral area which was considered as the hot-bed of militants till 2017 has just six active...

13-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Khurshid, Talat take stock of public grievances at Srinagar

Commissioner Secretary, Public Works Department (R&B) Khurshid Ahmad Shah and Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Talat Parvez Rohelalla today took stock of people's grievances during a day-long public grievance camp held at Banquet Hall, Srinagar.During...

12-Feb-2020 Srinagar

No case of coronavirus in Kashmir, but swine flu threat looms large

Even though no case of coronavirus has been detected in Kashmir so far, but the threat of H1N1 virus also known as swine flu continues to pose a big challenge and threat. The authorities, however, claim that situation is under control but state that 14 cases...

12-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Foreign envoys speak in different tones on Kashmir visit

The 25 foreign envoys who arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday spoke in different tones even though majority of them evaded media. One of the ambassadors from Afghan stated that he saw shops open all around in Srinagar while as the Mexican envoy said that they...

12-Feb-2020 Srinagar

JK Tourism Deptt promotional campaign reaches Pune, Bangalore

To popularize its snow capped mountains, scenic destinations and host of adventure activities, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department continued its promotional campaign in  major metropolitan cities of Pune and Bangalore.Scores of tourism players from...

12-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Fayaz, Majid take stock of public grievances in Srinagar

Commissioner Secretary, Department of Floriculture, Parks and Gardens, Shiekh Fayaz Ahmad and Secretary, Cooperative and Tribal Affairs, Abdul Majid Bhat today took stock  of people's grievances during a day-long public grievance camp held at Banquet Hall, Srinagar.During...

12-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Govt mulling establishing Theme Gardens in JK : Shiekh Fayaz Ahmad

Commissioner Secretary, Department of Floriculture, Parks and Gardens, Shiekh Fayaz Ahmad today said that Government is mulling to establish theme-based gardens in twin  capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir.Speaking to delegations at Public Grievances Camp at...

11-Feb-2020 Srinagar

World Unani Day celebrated in Kashmir

The Directorate of Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy, today organised a function to celebrate World Unani Day on the eve of the birth anniversary of great Unani Scholar, Hakim Ajmal Khan.The function was attended by Director ISM, Dr Mohan Singh, Additional...

11-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Dheeraj, Zubair take stock of public grievances at Srinagar

Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta and Secretary, Culture and Tourism Department, Zubair Ahmad today took stock of people's grievances during a day-long public grievance camp held at Banquet Hall, Srinagar.During the programme,...

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