City and Neighbourhood

Friday, October 30, 2020Winter stock of AYUSH medicines provided to ISM Dispensary Ishtiyari Padder

KISHTWAR OCTOBER 30: The ISM department has provided the winter stock of AYUSH medicines to ISM Dispensary Ishtiyari Padder.
Nodal Officer ISM District Kishtwar, Dr Tariq Hussain visited the remote area on the direction of the Director ISM J&K and Deputy Commissioner Rajinder Singh Tara to provide the supplies.
He met with prominent citizens and PRIs of the area and listened to their i


Friday, October 30, 2020MSK Kishtwar hosts awareness event on Women Centric Schemes, hazards of drugs

KISHTWAR OCTOBER 30: District level Centre For Women, Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK) Kishtwar today conducted an Awareness Program on the women centric schemes, here at AWC Bunastan.
The Programme was attended by AWWs, Anganwadi Helpers, and Students, besides local womenfolk.
On the occasion, the MSK team made the participants aware regarding BBBP Abhiyan , Sukanaya Samridhi Yojana, Janani Sur


Friday, October 30, 2020Udhampur emerges as top performer in Adhar based transaction, real time monitoring of ration distribution

UDHAMPUR, OCTOBER-29:- District Udhampur has managed to create a niche in transparent distribution of ration with almost 100% implementation of Adhar based transaction and real time monitoring through a well established ombudsman.
For ensuring ration distribution to every eligible person, District Development Commissioner, Dr Piyush Singla has constituted a permanent committee to mon


Friday, October 30, 2020Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 566 new positive cases, 86024 recovered so far

JAMMU, OCTOBER 30: The Government on Friday informed that 566 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 219 from Jammu division and 347 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 94330. Also 05 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 02 from Jammu division and 03 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 654 more COVID-1


Friday, October 30, 2020Lt Governor reviews winter preparedness & logistic arrangements of various departments

Asks Officers to be responsive and take comprehensive measures to minimize the difficulties of common people

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 30: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today reviewed the winter preparedness and logistic arrangements of various departments in a meeting here at Raj Bhavan.
The Lt Governor directed the concerned officers to adopt a proactive approach to address the needs and requirements of the people; especially those living in far-flung and snow bound areas.
He asked them to be responsiv


Friday, October 30, 2020"Congress Must Apologise": Union Minister On Pak Leader's Pulwama Boast

New Delhi: A day after a Pakistan minister suggested his country was behind the Pulwama terror attack - in which 40 CPRF personnel were killed - Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has demanded that the Congress "apologise to the country" for "conspiracy theories" and remarks about the incident.
"Pakistan has admitted its hand behind Pulwama terror attack. Now, Congress and others who talked of con


Friday, October 30, 2020Lashkar, TRF militants behind killing of three BJP men in Kulgam: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

‘Vehicle used by militants seized, attackers identified, search Ops on at 8 places in South Kashmir, will get those involved in act soon’

SRINAGAR: Inspector General of Police Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar Friday said that Lashkar-e-Toiba and TRF militants are involved in the killing of three BJP men including a youth leader at South Kashmir’s Kulgam district and the police has seized the vehicle used by militants while all attackers have been identified.

Talking to reporters at the site of the incident, the IGP said yesterday at a


Friday, October 30, 2020Whole world knows Pakistan''s role in supporting terrorism: India

New Delhi: The whole world knows about Pakistan''s role in supporting terrorism and no amount of denial can hide this truth, India said on Thursday in a sharp reaction to Islamabad's objection to references to it and cross-border terrorism in the Indo-US joint statement after their 2+2 dialogue.
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the country that provides shelter to "m


Thursday, October 29, 2020'Pak Army chief's 'legs were shaking' as Qureshi said India would attack if Abhinandan not freed'

Islamabad, Oct 29: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was perspiring and his "legs were shaking" as Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said during a meeting that if Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was not released, India would attack Pakistan at 9 PM , a top Opposition leader has said.

Recalling the tension in Islamabad after India bombed a terror training ca


Thursday, October 29, 20208 militants laid down arms this year: Police

Srinagar: Describing the surrender of militants even during live encounter as a welcome trend, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar on Wednesday said this year eight ultras laid down their arms and ammunition, including five this month.
"We again reiterate the youths, who had gone astray and join militant ranks, to shun the path of violence and join their families to lea


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Navin Choudhary chairs maiden meeting of UTLAMC

"PMMSY to create employment, double income of fishermen and increase fish production"

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Navin Kumar Choudhary today chaired the maiden Union Territory Level Approval and Monitoring Committee (UTLAMC) meeting for approval of DPR of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) 2020-21 for UT of J&K at Civil Secretariat here.
The meeting was attended by Sheetal Nanda, Secretary, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj,


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Power shutdown

JAMMU OCTOBER 28: Chief Engineer (Distribution), JPDCL Jammu has informed that the shutdown of 33/11 KV Receiving Stations- Bohri and Machillian is being observed.
During the shutdown, the power supply to Santra Morh, Pounichak, Tomal, Anand Nagar, Laxmi Palace, Khanpur, Tirlokpur and adjoining areas will remain affected on October 29 from 9 am to 2 pm.
Similarly, the power supply to Domana


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Day 156: Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 35 domestic flights with 3,277 passengers aboard

International Evacuation flight with 69 passengers aboard reaches Srinagar

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: On day 156 of resumption of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 35 domestic flights with 3,277 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports. Besides, an International Evacuation flight with 69 passengers on board has arrived Srinagar Airport under Vande Bharat Mission.
A total of 1245 passengers aboard 15 regular commercial flights arrived at


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Chief Secretary reviews arrangements to stockpile Petroleum Products

Traffic Police to facilitate movement of 300 petrol & diesel trucks daily to Kashmir

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a high-level meeting to review the stockpiling of petroleum products for the winter season in Jammu & Kashmir.
ADG Traffic, Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir, Administrative Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, IG Jammu, SSP Traffic, and representatives of petroleum


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Lt Governor inaugurates J&K International Arbitration Centre; launches JKIAC website

Establishment of IAC in J&K in the time of Liberal Economy & Globalization is a significant move: Lt Governor

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the much awaited Jammu and Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC). The occasion also marked the launch of the website of J&K International Arbitration Centre.
The Lt Governor, during his address, observed that the establishment of International Arbitration Centre in Jammu and Kashmir in the time of Liberal


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Functioning of G-Nagar hospital reviewed at RKS meeting

Hospital bags Nations Quality Assurance Standard certification in 14 departments

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: First meeting of Rogi Kalyan Samiti of Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar Jammu for the financial year 2020-21 was held today under the chairmanship of Additional District Development Commissioner Jammu, Romesh Chander.
Among others who were present in the meeting included Medical Superintendent Dr. L D Bhagat , Chief Medical Officer Jammu, Dr. J P Singh, ADMO Dr Suresh Sharma


Wednesday, October 28, 2020COVID-19: Govt evacuates 7,32,844 stranded JK residents; 5,92,552 via Lakhanpur, 1,40,292 through special trains

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 7,32,844 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.
As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has re


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 536 new positive cases, 84782 recovered so far

JAMMU, OCTOBER 28: The Government on Wednesday informed that 536 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 199 from Jammu division and 337 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 93213. Also 04 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 03 from Jammu division and 01 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 546 more COVID-


Wednesday, October 28, 2020CS chairs maiden meeting of State Broadband Committee

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired the first meeting of the State Broadband Committee to review the implementation of National Broadband Mission in Jammu & Kashmir.
Administrative Secretaries of departments of Home, Housing & Urban Development and Information Technology besides, officers from LSA, Department of Telecom, GoI, BSNL and representatives fro


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Govt committed to revive cultural activities: Advisor Baseer Khan

“Tourism and Culture complement and supplement each other”

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan said that government is committed to revive cultural activities in Jammu and Kashmir and every effort is being made in this regard.
The Advisor made these remarks while chairing a meeting at Civil Secretariat here regarding revival of cultural activities in Jammu and Kashmir which was attended by officers from Cultural and To


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Block Divas: DC Kathua listens to public grievances at Bani

Kathua, October 28:- To get first-hand account of the public grievances, Deputy Commissioner, Om Parkash Bhagat, today presided over the Block Divas program here at Bani.
SSP Kathua, Shailendra Mishra, BDC Chairpersons, District and block level officers, PRI members and a large number of people were present at the day long programme.
Delegations from different panchayats besides scores of indiv


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Block Diwas: DDC listens to people’s issues at Reasi

REASI, OCTOBER 28: As a part of the Government’s ambitious public outreach program-Jan Abhiyan, District Administration Reasi today organized Block Diwas events across the district Reasi.
District Development Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib attended the Block Diwas proceedings at District Headquarter and listened to the issues of public importance.
BDC Chairperson, Sa


Wednesday, October 28, 2020DIC Rajouri hosts Webinar-cum Training program for entrepreneurs

RAJOURI, OCTOBER 28: A Webinar-cum-Training Programme was organized by District industries Centre Rajouri in collaboration with GeM, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India for registration on GeM portal.
The online training for registration on GeM was organised on the overall directions and supervision of Commissioner Secretary to Government Industries and Commerce Department Manoj Kumar Dw


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Navin inaugurates Administrative Block of Agriculture Department at Lalmandi

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Principal Secretary Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary, today inaugurated Administrative Block of Agriculture Department at Lalmandi.
Principal Secretary said Government is determined towards providing enhanced basic facilities and conducive working environment to its employees so that they can work for the betterment of farming comm


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Advisor Bhatnagar reviews progress on implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in J&K

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today chaired a meeting to review progress on implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Jal Shakti Department, M Raju; Chief Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE), Iftikhar Ahmad Wani and other concerned officials of the department while as Chief Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE) Jammu


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Lt Governor inaugurates Water Sports Centre at Nehru Park

UT Government embarked on ambitious mission to achieve holistic development of sports in UT; developing J&K as a Centre of Sporting Excellence

Another Water Sports Centre coming up at Ranjit Sagar, Basohli for encouraging water sports in Jammu region
J&K has huge potential in water sports; the UT Government aiming to promote water sports by developing water sports infrastructure

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today inaugurated Water Sports Centre under PMDP scheme at Nehru Park, Dal Lake. The Lt Governor als


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Power Shutdown

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: According to the Power Controller, Kashmir Province, Srinagar, in order to carry out augmentation work under CSS, shutdown of 33 KV Pampore Chadoora line shall be observed on October 29 from 10 am to 5 pm.
The power supply to the areas fed from the line shall remain affected.


Wednesday, October 28, 2020MSMEs imparted training for registration on GeM portal at Kulgam

KULGAM, OCTOBER 28: District Industries Centre, Kulgam today organised an online training programme for MSMEs unit holders during which they were provided training about registration on Government e- marketing portal.
During the programme benefits/ advantages of GeM registration were enumerated by the master trainer.
The participants were also apprised about the procedures


Wednesday, October 28, 2020DC Pulwama felicitates NEET toppers and young writers, asks to strive for excellence

PULWAMA, OCTOBER 27: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer today felicitated top five scorers in NEET including the UT topper Basit Bilal Khan who secured 99.98 percentile in NEET-2020 exam.
The five toppers from the district today called on the DC and interacted with him who enquired about their field of interests, strengths, difficulties and his approach to qualify the prestigiou


Wednesday, October 28, 2020DDC reviews progress of power sector at Kupwara

KUPWARA, OCTOBER 28: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review the pace and progress of Power Sector, here.
On the occasion, the DDC reviewed the capacity and distribution system of all Receiving Stations and directed concerned engineers to fast track the execution work of all ongoing schemes and projects. He


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Block Diwas observed across all districts of Kashmir division

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 28: As part of Governments ambitious Jan Abhiyan programme, the Block Divas or Youm-e-Block was today observed with great enthusiasm across all the districts of Kashmir division.
On the occasion, the respective District Administrations organised grievance redressal camps besides other related events at Block Headquarters and at different locations of the district to listen to t


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Lt Governor launches MIS-2020 for Apple at Horticulture Complex

Horticulture - one of the priority sectors of J&K, Government making all out efforts to tap its immense growth potential: Lt Governor

Newly launched MIS to facilitate the stakeholders by providing valuable marketing platform to the growers, besides ensuring optimum prices to the growers: LG
• Lays special emphasis on high density plantation of apples to achieve three to four times returns for the growers
• Asks MD NAFED to increase their investment in Horticulture infra from proposed Rs 100 cr to Rs 500 cr
No a


Wednesday, October 28, 2020Two JeM militants killed, searches on

Srinagar: Two Jaish-i Muhammad militants were killed in an gunfight in Mouchwa area of Budgam district.

A top Police officer told that two militants bodies are visible, possibly there could be one more as searches are still underway.

Earlier, Reports said that a joint team of Srinagar Police, Budgam Police and army's 50RR launched a cordon and search operation in Mouchwa.

As the joint t


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Blast hits mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar; 5 dead, 55 injured

Islamabad, Oct 27 : At least five people were killed and 55 others injured in a powerful explosion at a mosque in Peshawar, the capital city of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday morning.

The blast which occurred around 0800 hrs was heard in the vicinity of 500 metres. There was a large number of students inside the seminary, and routine morning classes were being comm


Tuesday, October 27, 2020Over 250 militants waiting at border to infiltrate: Army

Srinagar: Appealing to the gun-wielding local youth to return and start a new life afresh, the army today said that there is a beautiful environment prevailing in Kashmir and the region is peaceful at present.
General officer Commanding (GoC) of Srinagar based army’s 15 Corps Lieutenant General B S Raju said that whosoever is holding guns in his hands will face tough action from the army. “Howev


Sunday, October 25, 2020Former militant shot on Oct 15 in Pulwama succumbs

Srinagar, Oct 25: A former militant who was injured by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on October 15 succumbed in a hospital on Sunday morning, official sources said.

They said the unidentified gunmen fired at a former militant, identified as Tanveer Ahmad Sofi, at Kakpora in Pulwama on October 15 evening. “Sofi was injured in the attack,” they said, adding the injured