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05-Mar-2021

05-Mar-2021 New Delhi

KMP expressway blockade: Commuters won't be troubled, promise farmers

To mark 100 days of farmers' agitation against the Centre's farm laws on Saturday, farmers will block the 135-km-long Western Peripheral Expressway, also known as Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway, from 11 am to till 4 pm.Farmers's organisation Samyukt...

05-Mar-2021 Mohali

WSSD organises Workshop on Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas

Department of Water Supply and Sanitation, Punjab organised a one-day workshop on Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas for officials and social staff of various districts at MGSIPA, Chandigarh.Ms. Parneet Shergill IAS, Additional Secretary cum Mission Director...

05-Mar-2021 Kevadia (Gujarat)

Rajnath Singh discusses formation of theatre commands

Going forward with the modernisation process of the armed forces, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday discussed the creation of integrated theatre commands and infusion of modern technology at the Combined Commanders Conference in Gujarat.The three-day...

05-Mar-2021 New Delhi

A long overdue tribute to Sanjeev Kumar

Cine goers will long remember the veteran actor Sanjeev Kumar in movies like "Sholay", "Dastak", "Koshish" (for both of which he had won the National Film Awards), "Aandhi", "Angoor", "Patni Patni Aur Woh" and "Satyakam", among many others.Now, HarperCollins...

05-Mar-2021 Mumbai

Jasmin Bhasin, Aly Goni to feature in music video

Bigg Boss 14 housemates Jasmin Bhasin and Aly Goni, who are a couple in real life too, will soon be seen in a music video titled Tera Suit.The actress shared the news on Instagram with a picture of the video."And the surprise is #TeraSuit by @tonykakkar ft....

05-Mar-2021 London

Hollywood friends show support to Meghan Markle

Celebrity friends have come out in support of former actress Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, amid bullying claims by royal aides at Buckingham Palace.While the Buckingham Palace issued a statement saying that they will launch a probe into the matter, Meghan...

05-Mar-2021 Ahmedabad

4th Test: Pant's 101, Sundar give India 89-run lead

At 153 for six wickets at tea on the second day of the fourth and final Test, the sparse crowd at the Narendra Modi Stadium here was silent with the top six out of the seven Indian batsmen gone and England primed to take lead. There were a few fans who...

05-Mar-2021 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram, take BJP head on

After announcing Trinamool Congress' list of 291 candidates for the high octane Assembly polls beginning this month, party supremo Mamata Banerjee made her intention clear on Friday that she will only contest from Nandigram in East Midnapore district, considered...

05-Mar-2021 Mumbai

Playing police officer made me bit nervous : Prachi Desai

Bollywood actress Prachi Desai will be seen essaying a police officer for the first time in her film "Silence... Can You Hear It". She says essaying the role made her a bit nervous.The first character poster of Prachi Desai has been unveiled and talking about...

05-Mar-2021 Mumbai

Will get married only after Salman Khan : Mika

Singer Mika Singh has declared that he will get married only after Bollywood's most eligible bachelor Salman Khan ties the knot! Mika Singh is the captain of Punjab Lions team in Zee TV's latest music reality show Indian Pro Music League or IPML, of which Bollywood...

05-Mar-2021 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu gets jab of Covid vaccine

The Health and Family Welfare minister Mr Balbir Singh Sidhu got his first Covid vaccine shot on Friday. He was administered the dose at District Hospital, Phase 6 here. After receiving the jab, the Health Minister said that he is feeling fit and fine and...

05-Mar-2021 Jammu

Nitishwar Kumar chairs weekly review meetings

Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar today chaired a series of meeting to assess the progress being made on the implementation of directions of the Lieutenant Governor.The meetings were held at Civil Secretariat and the Raj Bhavan here in...

05-Mar-2021 Bandipora

DC Bandipora reviews progress on preparation of DEP

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad today convened a meeting of all members of District Environment Committee (DEC) to discuss the prepration of District Environment Plan (DEP) in the district.During the meeting, threadbare discussion...

05-Mar-2021 Baramulla

DC Baramulla reviews infrastructure facilities in Sports sector

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Bupinder Kumar today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to take an appraisal of infrastructural and other allied facilities available in sports sector.On the occasion, the DC took a comprehensive review of various...

05-Mar-2021 Doda

Maiden 2-day Chenab White Water Rafting Festival begins at Doda

The first ever white water rafting festival was today organised by Bhaderwah Development Authority and JK Adventure Group here in the river Chenab at Premnagar Shibnote to promote the adventure tourism in the district. The festival, which will continue for...

05-Mar-2021

Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan: Awareness Camp held at Bhaderwah

An awareness camp on ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan’ was today organized by Social Welfare Department in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority Bhaderwah, here in the premises of Model Secular High School.A large number of students, Para Legal...

05-Mar-2021 Jammu

Principal Secretary I&C reviews KVIB performance

Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce, Ranjan Parkash Thakur today convened a review meeting of J&K Khadi & Village Industries Board (KVIB) at Udyog Bhawan here.Vice Chairperson KVIB, Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Secretary/CEO KVIB, Rashid Ahmad Qadri,...

05-Mar-2021 Kupwara

DTFC reviews Covid vaccination phase-II at Kupwara

The District Task Force Committee (DTFC) regarding Covid-19 vaccination today met here under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Imam Din to discuss performance and measures of vaccination process in the district.The meeting...

05-Mar-2021 Shopian

DDC Shopian reviews implementation of DEP

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today Chaired a meeting of concerned officers regarding constitution of district Environment committees for implementation of District Environmental Plan (DEP).During the meeting,...

05-Mar-2021 Shopian

Learners License Test held for students at Polytechnic, Shopian

The Transport department, Shopian today carried out ‘Learners License Test’ for students at Polytechnic College, here.The programme was inaugurated by Principal, Polytechnic College, Altaf Gowhar in presence of Nodal Officer for camp office MVD Shopian.Laying...

05-Mar-2021 Kulgam

DDC kick starts Plantation drive at Polytechnic College Kulgam

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today kick started plantation drive at Government Polytechnic College, here.The plantation drive was organized by the Social Forestry department (SFD).On the occasion, it was informed...

05-Mar-2021 Kupwara

NFCH organizes interactive meeting at Kupwara

The National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) in collaboration with District Administration, Kupwara today organized an impressive interactive function for students of militancy and communal victims.The Secretary NFCH, Manoj Panth and District Development...

05-Mar-2021 Budgam

Community awareness programme for sheep breeders held at Budgam

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today said that Sheep breeding along with other Agricultural allied activities has vast potential for generating large scale self employment.He made these remarks while inaugurating a daylong Community...

05-Mar-2021 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal presides over awareness camp on Drug de-addiction

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today presided over an awareness Camp on Drug de-addiction at Kangan, here.The program was organized by the Medical Aid Forum with an aim to sensitize people regarding prevalence of drugs...

05-Mar-2021 Budgam

DC Budgam inaugurates workshop on PFMS

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today presided over a daylong Workshop on Public Finance Management System (PFMS) at New Conference Hall of DC office Complex, here.The program was organized with an aim to sensitize the heads of all...

05-Mar-2021 Samba

Girl students felicitated under BBBP for excelling in sports

District administration Samba today felicitated girl students under Beti bachao Beti Padhao scheme for excelling and taking part in various sports events, here at a function.District Development Commissioner, Rohit Kahjuria gave away mementos and certificates...

05-Mar-2021 Ramban

DC Ramban reviews progress on Rail project at Banihal

Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam, today conducted an extensive tour of Sub-Division Banihal to take stock of the progress on the prestigious Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Railway Line(USBRL) Project besides resolving issues hindering the pace of ongoing...

05-Mar-2021 Udhampur

2-Day Kho-Kho tournament commences at GDC Udhampur

The Management of District Kho-Kho Association Udhampur today organized a Kho-Kho open tournament for men & women here at Government PG Degree College Boys. Principal of the College, Professor Subash Sharma was the chief guest and declared the tournament...

05-Mar-2021 Ramban

Horticulture Department holds Farmers; awareness camp at Sangaldan

Department of Horticulture, District, Ramban today conducted farmers’ awareness camp at Sangaldan under Backyard Horticulture scheme.The camp attended by District Development Council Chairperson, Dr. Shamshada Shan and about 150 farmers of Sangaldan and its adjoining...

05-Mar-2021 New Delhi

New OTT rules lack teeth, 'mere guidelines' : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said the governments new rules for OTT platforms have "no teeth, as there is no provision for prosecution of those who do not abide by these rules".A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said: "These rules are only guidelines......

05-Mar-2021 Visakhapatnam

Andhra govt-called Vizag steel plant protest garners huge response

Andhra Pradesh government endorsed state-wide bandh (strike) protesting the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant's (VSP) privatization took off on Friday."The Central government is selling away all public sector companies. This will badly affect the job prospects of people...

05-Mar-2021 Washington

NASA awards key contract for Mars sample return

Taking a step closer to realising its ambitious sample return programme after the touchdown of the Mars Perseverance rover, NASA has awarded a key contract to Northrop Grumman Systems of Elkton, Maryland.As part of this Mars Ascent Propulsion System (MAPS)...

05-Mar-2021 Mumbai

Fatima Sana Shaikh to star in Hindi remake of Tamil hit 'Aruvi'

Actress Fatima Sana Shaikh has been roped in to star in the Hindi remake of Tamil hit film "Aruvi". The remake will be directed by E. Niwas, who has called the shots on films like "Shool", "Dum", and "Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega" in the past.The 2017 Tamil...

05-Mar-2021 Shimla

Delegation of Anganwadi Workers call on SJE Minister

A delegation of Anganwadi workers from all across the State called on Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, here today and presented their various demands.The Minister said that the State government is considerate towards the welfare...

 

 

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