DC B’la inspects and reviews functioning of Mushroom Demonstration cum Training Centre

BARAMULLA: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo Wenesday conducted an inspection of Mushroom Demonstration cum Training Centre, located at Khawjabagh Baramulla and reviewed its functioning. On the occasion, DC was briefed by Chief Agriculture Officer about 400 growers, currently registered with this sector that have established units and are earning their livelihood. He also […]

All districts in Kashmir except for Ganderbal, Bandipora declared red zones

All districts in Kashmir except for Ganderbal, Bandipora declared red zones

JAMMU: The government on Tuesday issued the fresh classification of districts in order to implement the lockdown 4.0. In an order issued by State Executive Committee (SEC) headed by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, the government announced classification of districts in Jammu & Kashmir as Red, Orange and Green for the purpose of implementing the lockdown, […]

No need to shut entire office if few test positive: New workplace guidelines

No need to shut entire office if few test positive: New workplace guidelines

NEW DELHI: As India entered the fourth phase of its nationwide lockdown with relaxations and offices and working places opening, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued guidelines on preventive and response measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings. According to the guidelines there is no need to close […]

LG takes stock of facilities at quarantine centers at Udhampur Railway station

LG takes stock of facilities at quarantine centers at Udhampur Railway station

UDHAMPUR: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu along with First Lady Dr. Smita Murmu, Tuesday visited Railway Station Udhampur and took stock of the facilities being provided to the people who were stranded outside and are being brought back through special trains. Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Commissioner Secretary to the Government Industries and Commerce Department, who is […]

J&K Govt arranges return of 125 stranded students from Delhi in AC buses

J&K Govt arranges return of 125 stranded students from Delhi in AC buses

JAMMU: On the directions of Lieutenant Governor, Mr G C Murmu and Advisor to LG, Baseer Khan, the government today arranged free transportation of 125 stranded students, including visually impaired and physically challenged from New Delhi back to Jammu and Kashmir. For the purpose, the government had arranged five AC buses to ensure the return […]

Crub green felling in forests amid Covid 19 pandemic: RTI Movement

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir RTI Movement has urged upon authorities to curb axing of green trees in forests Kashmir valley as some unscrupulous people are involved in this illegal activity for last few months since the outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic. Chairman of RTI Movement Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat in a statement said that some […]

Div Com reviews arrangements for Shab-e-Qadr,Jumat-ul-Vida, Eid-ul-Fitr

Div Com reviews arrangements for Shab-e-Qadr,Jumat-ul-Vida, Eid-ul-Fitr

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today convened a meeting of senior officers of divisional administration to review arrangements for celebrations of Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr. The meeting was attended by all Deputy Commissioners via video conferencing while as Chief Engineer PDD, Director FCS&CA Kashmir, Regional Transport Officer Kashmir, SP Rural Traffic and representatives […]

Chinese health experts wave off concerns of second, deadlier wave of coronavirus

Chinese health experts wave off concerns of second, deadlier wave of coronavirus

BEIJING: Chinese health experts involved in the country’s fight against the coronavirus believe the worst is now over, downplaying warnings that the disease could become seasonal or that a deadlier “second wave” could hit later in the year. As the pandemic continues to spread overseas, a growing number of countries are bracing themselves for a […]

Advisor Baseer Khan reviews functioning of SKICC

Says center to be upgraded to top notch international level

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer A Khan Tuesday chaired a meeting to review the functioning of SKICC here. The meeting was attended by Director SKICC Javed Bakshi, Executive Engineer SKICC, Manager Administration, Incharge Operations and incharge House Keeping and other officers. The meeting discussed works executed under PMDP which include development of tourist facilities […]