Nowshera: Action taken against 4 absentee Doctors

Rajouri, May 25: District Administration Rajouri today withheld the salary of four doctors of Sub District Hospital Nowshera for remaining absent from duty without taking leave. Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad found the doctors absent ...

Jammu: RTO tightens nose around Auto Rickshaws plying without fare metres

Jammu, May 25: Motor Vehicles Department, Jammu today laid special nakas at various places to crackdown on the Auto Rickshaws plying without Fare meters. A team headed by RTO Jammu Dhananter Singh and assisted by ARTO Shafqat Majeed Bhat and MV...

Video Surveillance to curb absenteeism in Kishtwar

Kishtwar, May 25: District Development Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana today constituted for Video Surveillance teams to curb absenteeism in government officers. “To curb the menace of absenteeism several Video Surveillance Teams were constit...

Div Com reviews action taken for rehabilitation of mule owners

Jammu, May 25: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting to review action taken towards rehabilitation of mule owners plying on Shri Mata Vaishno Devi track. The Government has decided to rehabilitate these ponywalas as N...

Advisor Sharma visits Suchetgarh border

Jammu, May 25: Advisor to Governor K.K Sharma today visited border and discussed development of border tourism at Suchetgarh on the pattern of Wagah Border. He chaired a meeting of officers of Border Security Force (BSF) and senior officers of t...

Apni Mandi starts function at Tapyal

PURMANDAL, MAY 25: An Awareness program for promoting horticulture marketing facilities at ‘Apni Mandi’ at Tapyal here at Data Da Talab was organised today. The chief guest SDM Vijaypur Vijay Kumar and Chief Horticulture Officer Samba, AGMO An...

Director Agriculture reviews achievements of Farmers’ welfare schemes

JAMMU, MAY 25: Director Agriculture P. S. Rathore, today chaired a meeting of the District Officers to review the progress of various Farmers’ welfare schemes and programmes. The physical and financial components under Centrally Sponsored and...

DDC Doda reviews functioning of ICDS Deptt

DODA, MAY 25: District Development Commissioner Dr Sagar D Doifode today reviewed the functioning ICDS department and the Anganwari Centres run by it in the district here at meeting of CDPOs and Supervisors. The meeting held a detailed deliberati...

Div Com, IGP inspect, review Jammu- Srinagar highway

RAMBAN. MAY 25: Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma along with Inspector General of Police (IGP), M K Sinha, today inspected National highway in district Ramban and reviewed the arrangements for smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Y...

Three officials suspended in Bandipora, disciplinary action against four doctors

BANDIPORA, MAY 25: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, surprise inspections were conducted at several government offices in the district by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Reyaz Ahmad Beigh. During the inspection, three revenue off...

Symposium on Drug de-addiction held at Akhnoor

JAMMU, MAY 25: Anamika Sharma, a student of class 9th was declared as best speaker at a symposium contest on the topic, “ Drug de-addiction”, organized by Cultural Wing Department of Information &Public Relations, Jammu today here at GHS, ...

Jammu Admin to host Summer School Olympaid DC reviews preparedness for mega sports event

JAMMU, MAY 25: District Administration Jammu is going to organize Summer School Olympaid “Sports for peace and development” under centrally sponsored scheme “ Khelo India”. The sports event will start from May 27, 2019 and continue till May 31...

Power shutdown

JAMMU, MAY 25: According to Superintending Engineer, Elect. Maintt. & R.E. Circle-1, Jammu, to carry out the work of Pole installation, the power supply to Nagrota Market, CRPF Camp, Migrant Camp, TOK Bahirra and its adjoining areas will remain af...

DC Kargil visits Hussaini Park, other prominent religious places

KARGIL, MAY 25: Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary today visited Hussaini Park and some other religious places here and took stock of the arrangements being put in place by the District Administration for the ensuing Shab-i-Qadr, M...

DC Baramulla visits GDC exam centre, reviews facilities

BARAMULLA, MAY 25: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo accompanied by concerned officers today visited Government Womens' College Baramulla, where Central University of Kashmir had established center for their entrance examination for admissio...

DDC reviews progress of work on SDH building, visits Lolab bypass

KUPWARA, MAY 25:- The District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of various District Officers to review the status of ongoing work on District Hospital building Kupwara. The meeting was attended by Additional ...

ACR Bandipora reviews arrangements for Shab- e-Qadr, Jumat-ul-Vida, Eid-ul-Fitr

BANDIPORA, MAY 25: Assistant Commissioner Revenue (ACR) Bandipora Reyaz Ahmad Beigh on Saturday reviewed the arrangements made for Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadar and Eid-ul-Fitr. The meeting was attended by Chief Medical Officer Bandipora, Chief Ani...

Smith, Warner booed by fans in WC warm-up game

London, May 25 (IANS) Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith were subject to boos by the crowd during Saturday's pre-World Cup warm-up match against England at the The Rose Bowl in Southampton. Warner, who opened the innings with captain Aaron ...

Vijay Shankar's scan report comes in, no fracture

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian team management can heave a sigh of relief as all-rounder Vijay Shankar's scan reports have come in and he has no fracture. In fact, the batsman touted to bat at no.4 for the team in the World Cup was also seen ta...

Abhishek Bachchan trolls Kohli after pic with Kane

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Virat Kohli and Harry Kane sent sports fans into a frenzy when they posted a selfie together at the Lord's Cricket Ground on Friday. Kohli is currently in England as Team India gears up for the 2019 World Cup. While the Indi...

We did what we had to, won't change a thing: Armstrong

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Tainted former American cyclist Lance Armstrong said he would not change the way he acted during his doping ordeal that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles. All of Armstrong's titles between ...

Kohli, Smith, Morgan are top skippers, feels Border

Melbourne, May 25 (IANS) Batting legend Allan Border feels Indias's Virat Kohli, England's Eoin Morgan and Australia's Aaron Finch are the three captains to look out for in the World Cup in England and Wales that starts on May 30. "Virat Kohli, I...

I used sun screen, zip, mints while bowling: Panesar

London, May 25 (IANS) Former England spinner Monty Panesar made shocking revelations about ball tampering, saying he would use sun screen, mints and also the zip of his trouser to make the ball reverse swing. In an excerpt of his book �The Full...

Afghans ring warning bell, but will Pak repeat history

Bristol, May 25 (IANS) When Afghanistan got past Pakistan by three wickets on Friday, it looked like an upset. But come the World Cup, this could be the norm when the ever diminishing fine line between minnows and heavyweights could further whittle ...

Sugar rates steady in Kolhapur market

Kolhapur, May 25 (UNI) The prices of M 30 and S 30 grades of sugar rates remained steady in Kolhapur sugar market on Saturday to Rs 3280/3300 and Rs 3180/3200 per quintal respectively. There was no trading in the Kolhapur gur market today. Sangli ...

NTPC posts profit at Rs 4,350 cr in Q4

New Delhi, May 25 (UNI) NTPC Ltd, the largest power generator, on Saturday posted its net profit at Rs 4,350.32 crore in the fourth quarter ended March 2019 as against Rs 2,925.59 crore in the same quarter last year. For the fiscal year, the compan...

WhatsApp confirms Status Ads coming in 2020

San Francisco, May 25 (IANS) Ads are coming to WhatsApp, finally, and the intrusion into the popular ad-free mobile messaging platform would begin from Status page. At a Facebook Marketing Summit in the Netherlands, Facebook revealed a 2020 launc...

US dollar declines as trade fears linger

New York, May 25 (IANS) The US dollar declined on Friday as investors monitored global trade prospects and digested the manufacturing data. The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Flash US Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) registered 50.6...

US stocks rise amid trade hopes

New York, May 25 (IANS) US stocks closed higher on Friday, regaining some of the ground it lost in a rout in the previous session, as Wall Street reignited hopes for de-escalation of global trade tensions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 95...

CEC meets Kovind, submits names of elected parliamentarians

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora accompanied by other officials met President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday and submitted a copy of the notification which contains the names of members elected to the 17th Lok Sabha. ...

Mamata offers to quit as CM, party doesn't endorse

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Two days after her party suffered serious setbacks in the Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday offered to step down from the post. Banerjee said that she had expressed her desire to qu...

Police file charge sheet in Bandipora minor rape case

Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed the charge sheet against the youth accused of raping a minor girl in Bandipora district earlier this month. "The charge sheet was presented today in the special court of Princ...

Modi elected leader of BJP and NDA parliamentary party

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Narendra Modi was on Saturday elected the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parliamentary party at a function in Parliament's Central Hall. "I am happy to announce that the ...

Vijayan rules out quiting as Kerala CM after poll rout

Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Saturday, broke his silence and told those asking for his resignation after the Left Democratic Front's (LDF) Lok Sabha polls debacle in the state that it was not a ve...

Surat toll 23, state orders all coaching centres shut

Surat, May 25 (IANS) Shaken out of stupor by the devastating fire in a coaching centre in a four-storey building here that claimed 23 lives, all of Gujarat's eight municipal corporations and scores of municipalities on Saturday ordered shutdown of a...