Ganai to hear public grievances in Jammu on July 22, 23

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, will be available for public hearing between 10 am and 12 noon on 23 July at Convention Centre, Canal Road, Jammu. Ganai will also be available between 5 pm and 7 pm on 22 July at state guest house, Canal Road, Jammu to meet delegations.

VO Jammu produces challan against 10 RDD officials in misappropriation of funds case

Jammu: Vigilance Organization Jammu on Saturday produced challan against ten officials of Rural Development department (RDD) in misappropriation of funds in block Marwah district Kishtwar, under various centrally sponsored schemes during the year 2012-13. According to the statement, those booked includes Romesh Kumar Sharma then XEN REW Kishtwar (now retired), Krishan Chand Sharma then BDO […]

‘Engage more youth in extracurricular activities’

BARAMULLA: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla Nasir Ahmad Naqash Saturdaystressed on the need to engage more youth in extracurricular activities. He made these remarks while chairing a meeting to review sports and youth engagement policy in the district wherein District Level Task Force was constituted headed by the DDC to chalk-out the modalities and prepare […]

Rs 42 cr approved for procurement of disaster management equipment

SRINAGAR: The State Executive Committee (SEC) of State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA), headed by Chief Secretary, B.V.R. Subrahmanyam on Saturday allocated funds to the tune of Rs. 42.97 Crore for procurement of essential equipment for disaster management in the state. This was the second meeting of the SEC in a week with the earlier meeting […]

Samoon reviews functioning of RTO office, state motor garages

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Transport Department, Asgar Hassan Samoon on Saturday paid a surprise visit to the office of RTO Kashmir and inspected its various sections. During the visit, Samoon inspected learning license section, vehicle registration section, planning section, motor vehicles inspector section and CCTV cameras installed in different sections. He was apprised in detail about […]

Chairman LC inaugurates Zanskar folk festival

KARGIL: Chairman Legislative Council Anayat Ali inaugurated Zanskar folk festival at Dak Bungalow Padum on Saturday. The festival was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) Kargil and All India Radio (AIR) Kargil in which around 200 artists from Zanskar sub-division and different parts of Kargil and Leh districts presented […]

Director Qasim pushes for inclusion of marginalised in welfare schemes

BARAMULLA: Director Social Welfare Kashmir Mohammad Qasim Saturday visited Baramulla where he reviewed the functioning of Social Welfare department besides taking stock of the implementation of various welfare schemes and programmes. Qasim complemented the concerned for their satisfactory work and stressed for the inclusion of more and more destitute and poor within the ambit of […]

Traffic resumes on Kashmir highway after disruption due to landslides

SRINAGAR: Traffic was resumed on the national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, after disruption due to landslides on Friday afternoon while the Ladakh and historic Mughal roads are also open. Traffic was suspended on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway yesterday afternoon due to landslides, triggered by rain at Digdole in […]

Rajouri man injured in accident succumbs

PAMPORE: A labourer from Rajouri who was seriously injured in a road mishap on Friday evening at Lethpora area of Awantipora succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, police said. Murtaza Ali, son of Aalam Din, resident of Budhal Rajouri was injured when a car hit and injured him seriously at Lethpora. He was shifted to […]

Parvez Ahmed inaugurates ‘JK Bank House’ in Delhi

Parvez Ahmed inaugurates ‘JK Bank House’ in Delhi

Srinagar: While strengthening its physical infrastructure across the country, J&K Bank Chairman & CEO Parvez Ahmed Saturday inaugurated the bank’s guest house at Friends Colony, New Delhi. The inauguration of the state-of-the-art guest house was performed in presence of Executive Presidents, P. K. Tickoo & R. K. Chibber, President Abdul Rashid Shegan, Zonal Head Delhi […]