Forest Dept Jammu holds series of plantation drives

JAMMU, JULY 16: The Forest Department continued its plantation in various districts of Jammu region by collaborating with the various agencies and locals. Billawar Forest Division took up plantation in Panchayat Badola and the concerned Sarpanch, ...

Power shutdown

JAMMU, JULY 16: According to Chief Engineer, Electric Maintt and R. E. Wing Jammu, the power supply to Seora and its adjoining areas fed from 33/11 KV Receiving Station Seora emanating from 132/33 KV Grid Station Lalyana shall remain affected on J...

Director Horticulture Jammu inspects developmental activities in District Ramban

JAMMU, JULY 16: Director Horticulture Jammu, Raj Kumar Katoch conducted extensive tour of District Ramban and inspected High Density Apple Plantation at Fruit plant Nursery Nagam, Banihal along with other components like piped water distribution s...

Div Com reviews progress on Ring Road project

JAMMU JULY 16: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma today reviewed the progress of work on Ring Road project, here at a meeting of concerned officers. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, Project Director NH...

Over 37 deputations, 38 individuals meet Advisor Kumar at Srinagar, project demands

SRINAGAR, JULY 16: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today interacted with scores of deputations and listened to their issues and problems during his weekly public hearing programme at Governor’s Grievance Cell, Church Lane, Sonawar here. Durin...

Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce meets Governor

SRINAGAR, JULY 16: Sh. Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Choudhary briefed Governor about important initiatives taken in regard to industrial promotion...

Dineshwar Sharma meets Governor

SRINAGAR, JULY 16: Sh. Dineshwar Sharma, Union Special Representative for Dialogue in J&K, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Sharma apprised Governor about his consultations with a cross section of society in the Stat...

Advisor Khan meets Governor

SRINAGAR, JULY 16: Sh. Farooq Khan, newly appointed Advisor to Governor J&K, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor and Sh. Khan discussed wide ranging issues relating to the developmental scenario and security situat...

Jio furthers its commitment to reduce gender gap in digital adoption

Mumbai, 15 July 2019: Jio, the world’s largest mobile data network, has today announced that it has partnered with GSMA’s Connected Women Initiative to bridge the gender gap in digital adoption and digital literacy among women in India. Jio and GSMA...

PMKKKY scheme: Over Rs 4.90 lakh royalty collected by District Mineral Foundation Trust Kishtwar

KISHTWAR, JULY 16: District Mineral Foundation Trust Kishtwar, constituted in the run up to the launch of Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY), has collected over Rs 4.90 lakh royalty in last financial year. District Development...

DC Reasi felicitates Olympic qualifier athlete

REASI, JULY 16: Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib today felicitated archer Rakesh Kumar at her office chambers here today. Rakesh is a para athlete and has represented India at a number of national as well as international archery champ...

Reasi Admin starts preparation for I-Day celebrations

REASI, JULY 16: District Administration Reasi today started preparation for Independence Day celebrations. Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib chaired a meeting of heads of line departments, Police and paramilitary forces and discussed with th...

Government Degree College Nagrota starts functioning

JAMMU, JULY 16: The first academic session of the newly established Government Degree College Nagrota started today with the enrollment of 76 students, even as the admissions are still on to enroll more students. Secretary Higher Education Depa...

DC Jammu inspects progress on Akhnoor Flyover project

JAMMU, JULY 16: Deputy Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar today took on-spot review of Flyover project starting off from canal head to Muthi, being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 273 crore. The government has set Feb 2021 as deadline for t...

Div Com listens to issues of Muslim Federation Samba

JAMMU JULY 16: Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma today interacted with a delegation of Muslim Federation Samba and concerned officers to discuss issues and demands raised by the representatives. The major issues raised in the meeting were ev...

Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2019

SRINAGAR, JULY 16: On the 16th day of the ongoing Yatra, 11,538 Yatris paid obeisance at Holy Cave and, till date, 2,05,083Yatris had received darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave.

Handicrafts Deptt organizes artisan awareness, registration camp at Bandipora

BANDIPORA, JULY 16: Handicrafts Department Bandipora today organized a day-long artisan awareness-cum-registration camp here. During the awareness camp various craft instructors created awareness about various crafts including Sozni, carpet weav...

SCPWCR takes cognizance of Ramban, Budgam incidents

SRINAGAR, JULY-16: The State Commission for Protection of Women and Child Rights (SCPWCR) Tuesday took cognizance of two different incidents in Ramban and Budgam districts and has sought action taken report from the concerned regarding the same. “...

Gyal Wangyal inaugurates pedestrian friendly pilot Chanspa road

LEH, JULY 16: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor (CEC), LAHDC, Leh Gyal P Wangyal today inaugurated the pedestrian friendly Chanspa road in presence of Deputy Commissioner, Leh Avny Lavasa and President, Municipal Committee, Leh Dr Ishey Namgyal...

Director Agri inaugurates upgraded Centre at Ganderbal

GANDERBAL, JULY 16: Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today inaugurated upgraded Farmers Training and Education Centre (FTEC) at Ganderbal. While giving a detail regarding working of FTEC, Director said, that skill developmen...

ADC reviews implementation of PM-SYM pension scheme in Budgam

BUDGAM JULY 16: Additional Deputy Commissioner, Budgam Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani today convened a meeting of officers to take department wise review of the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan Dhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme across the distr...

DC reviews working of Revenue Department in Anantnag

ANANTNAG, JULY 16: Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Khalid Jahangir today reviewed the working of Revenue Department in a meeting of Tehsildars, Naib – Tehsildars, GQs and Patwaries of Pahalgam and Shangus Tehsils. Threadbare discussions with reg...

13th batch of 304 Hajj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

BUDGAM, JULY 11: Thirteenth batch of pilgrims consisting of 304 Hujaj Kiram, 13 male and 141 female today left for Saudi Arabia in two Spice Jet Flights from Srinagar International Airport. The Hajj Pilgrims were seen off at airport by officials of...

Secy RDD reviews implementation of ‘Umeed’ scheme in Jammu division

JAMMU, JULY 16: Secretary Rural Development Department, Sheetal Nanda, today convened a meeting here to take a detailed stock of implementation of ‘Umeed’ Scheme in the Jammu division under Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKSRLM). M...

Teachings of saints, seers more relevant today: Advisor Sharma

SRINAGAR, JULY 16: Advisor to Governor, KK Sharma on Tuesday said that the teachings of our saints and seers are more relevant in today’s world and we should preach mutual brotherhood and compassion which would be our contribution to humanity and ...

England took trophy, but India owned WC 2019 on Twitter

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) After six weeks of action-packed cricket, England emerged as the world champions after beating New Zealand in a close game ending with a Super Over. Sundays final was one of the most nail-biting games this Cricket World Cup...

DSport to broadcast draw for Asian qualifiers of 2022 FIFA WC

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) DSport will broadcast the Round 2 draw for the Asian qualifiers to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 preliminary competition. The draw will be broadcast to the Indian audience on DSport from 2.30 p.m. on July 17, 2019. Co...

Tendulkar remembers coach Achrekar on Guru Purnima

Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar paid tribute to his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar on the occasion of Guru Purnima on Tuesday. "Guru is the one who removes the darkness of ignorance in the student. Thank you Achrekar Sir...

Mortaza remains captain as Bangladesh name squad for SL tour

Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Mashrafe Mortaza was named in the squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka by the Bangladesh Cricket Board and will continue to lead the team, according to a Cricbuzz report. As per reports in the Bangladesh media, the board...

Zsirkretak from Hungary win World Finals of Neymar Jr's Five

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Neymar Jr took to the field for the first time since his injury at the Copa America as the two strongest five-a-side football teams in the world were crowned at the Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five World Final in Praia Grande, Bra...

Dream11 becomes official fantasy game partner for ECL

Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Fantasy sports platform Dream11 on Tuesday announced its exclusive partnership with the European Cricket League (ECL), the new Champions League of European Cricket. Dream11 will be the ‘Official Fantasy Game' of the tournam...

itel smartphone signs up as official partner for UP Yoddha

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) itel, one of the leading mobile brands in sub-5K category from TRANSSION Holdings, on Tuesday announced its association as the official partner of UP Yoddha, one of the leading teams at Pro Kabaddi League. As a part of the ...

NZ players should be proud of their WC show: Vettori

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori feels the Black Caps should be proud of their journey in the recently concluded World Cup and take the positives of the game ahead. In his column for the International Cricket Co...

Grass tasted like never before: Djokovic post Wimbledon win

London, July 16 (IANS) Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic believes that the summit clash at the just concluded Wimbledon against Roger Federer was a "match that had ever everything" and will be remembered forever. Djokovic won his fifth Wimbledon...

Black Caps homecoming ceremony on hold

Wellington, July 16 (IANS) The homecoming ceremony for New Zealand's World Cup squad has been put on hold due to some "logical complications". On Sunday, Kane Williamson's men lost an opportunity to win their first World Cup after they suffered a...