Mirwaiz hails contribution of deceased Adv Shamsdin

SRINAGAR: Awami Action Committee (AAC) patron and chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday along with party activists visited the residence of AAC’s executive member and prominent lawyer Advocate Peerzada Shamsdin Shah at Warpora, Alesteng who passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. Mirwaiz expressed sympathy and solidarity with […]

‘Role of women pivotal to development of society’

SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Sajad Hussain on Tuesday inaugurated Panchayat Raj Diwas in connection with Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Panchayat Ghar Sangus here. District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Block Programme Manager NRLM, officials of RDD and other concerned besides women running self-help groups (SHGs) and locals were present on the occasion. Applauding the efforts of […]

Banned polythene to be phased out from May 10: DDC Rajouri

RAJOURI: District Development Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary along with Skrikant Suse (IAS Prob), Asstt Collector and District Officer KVIB Sameer Ahmad inaugurated a Jute-Bag manufacturing plant at Fatehpur in an endeavour to replace polythene in a phased manner as it has been banned by the State High Court and Pollution Control Board. The project […]

Fulfilling commitments to every section of society: Mehbooba

JAMMU: After her cabinet approved the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said her government is fulfilling the commitments made to every section of society. The CM said this while interacting with a delegation of Employees Coordination Committee, led by its Chairman, Ghulam Rasool Mir, who had come to thank her […]

Govt prioritising agriculture to double farmers’ income: minister

Govt prioritising agriculture to double farmers’ income: minister

JAMMU: The government is prioritising agriculture sector so that the vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 can be materialised, stated Minister for Agriculture Production, Gulam Nabi Lone Hanjura while chairing a meeting to review the functioning of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs). Vice Chancellor SKUAST-J, Pardeep Sharma, Secretary APD, Shoukat Ahmad Beigh, Director Extension KS […]

CEC Kargil reviews status of power purchase agreements of projects under KREDA

CEC Kargil reviews status of power purchase agreements of projects under KREDA

KARGIL: To review the status of the execution of power purchase agreements of small hydro projects under Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) with the State Power Development Department, Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor (CEC) Kargil, Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan convened a meeting here on Tuesday. Executive Councilor for Power, Advocate Muhammad Amir, Executive Councilor […]

Council Panel reviews facilities of Narwal Mandi

JAMMU: The Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-IV) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council headed by its Chairman, Ramesh Arora on Tuesday visited the office of Director Horticulture, Planning & Marketing at Fruit Market Narwal here and took stock of its functioning and problems being faced by the business community dealing with fruits and vegetables, etc. […]

JKSWDC organises loan mela at Bhalwal

JAMMU: In order to sensitise the women beneficiaries about the benefits of the schemes being implemented by Jammu and Kashmir State Women’s Development Corporation (JKSWDC), a mega awareness camp-cum-loan mela was organised at Government Higher Secondary School, Bhalwal which was sponsored by National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (NMDFC) Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of […]

DM Samba imposes ban on bovine transportation

SAMBA: District Magistrate Samba in exercise of the powers vested in him under Section 144 CrPC has imposed a ban on the transportation of bovine animals such as cow, ox, bull, calf and buffalo from district Samba to other districts except with permission from District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate Samba. This order shall come into force […]