Dir Horticulture inspects FPN’sat Budgam

SRINAGAR: To effectively monitor the activities being implemented by the department, Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat Thursday visited Chadoora and Chrari-e-Sharief areas of district Budgam. During the visit, the Director inspected departmental Fruit Plant Nurseries (FPN’s) which serves as backbone of the Horticulture Sector in general and Department in particular. He also visited some […]

DDC Kupwara reviews Skill Development sector

KUPWARA: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review formulation of Action Plan for Skill Development sector here. The DDC stressed upon the concerned officers to get their field machinery activated to boost the skill development scenario in the district and directed the concerned agencies to work […]

Novelty FC, Khumanie FC match ends with 3-3

SPECTRUM FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT SRINAGAR: Novelty FC and Khumanie FC shared a point each as the league match of ongoing Spectrum Football tournament played at Iqbal ground (Tanch Bagh) Pampore on Wednesday ends with a score line of 3-3. Due to the bad light tie breaker couldn’t be held. In today’s fixture IFC Srinagar will lock […]

J&K Women’s Football captain calls on Advisor Khan

‘Govt focused to give further boost to sports’ SRINAGAR: Captain of J&K Women’s Football team, Afsha Ashiq today called on Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan here and discussed various issues related to the sports developmental programmes and other related activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Afsha Ashiq gave feedback to the Advisor about the scenario […]

DDC Ramban declares open inter zone district level sports tournament

RAMBAN: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ramban, Nazim Zai Khan Thursday declared open inter zone district level sports tournament here at District Police Lines. The four days sports event is being organized by the Department of Youth Services and Sports Ramban under the direction of Director General of Youth Services and Sports J&K Dr. Saleem-ur-Rehman. Nearly […]

HKM GDC B’pora organises annual road race

BANDIPORA: Hassan Khuehami Memorial Government Degree College Thursday organized an Annual Road Race that started from Aloosa and culminated at Patushay. Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Bandipora, Zahoor Ahmad Mir received the participants at Patushay and distributed awards among the winners and appreciation certificates to the participants. Farooq Ahmad Lone, a 6th semester student from Athwatoo […]

BDC chairman shot dead in Budgam

BDC chairman shot dead in Budgam

Budgam: Suspected militants shot dead an independent Sarpanch and Block Development Council (BDC) Chairman (BDC)at Khag in Budgam district, officials said on Wednesday. They said that gunmen fired at the head of Bhupinder Singh, an independent Sarpanch for Khag area of Budgam just outside his residence. “He was taken to hospital where he was declared […]

Govt clears holding elections to vacant Sarpanch, Panch constituencies

Govt clears holding elections to vacant Sarpanch, Panch constituencies

Srinagar: The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj to issue a notification for conducting elections to vacant Sarpanch/Panch constituencies. The detailed schedule will be finalised by the election authority. Filling of the vacant constitutional […]

JK admin to encourage actual development initiatives instead of ‘mere announcements’: Sinha

JK admin to encourage actual development initiatives instead of ‘mere announcements’: Sinha

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said his administration is committed to implementing the 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments related to local bodies and will encourage actual development initiatives instead of “mere announcements”. He made the remarks during a “Jan Abhiyan” event in Akhnoor on the outskirts of Jammu where he […]

Ending seniority disputes in police, LG approves promotion of 550 officials

Ending seniority disputes in police, LG approves promotion of 550 officials

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has regularised/promoted more than 550 officers at the level of SP and Dy. SP, and granted/predated selection grade of Dy. SP in favour of more than 300 officers, including about 440 serving officers. This humongous exercise has finally paved the way for the smooth career progression of the Gazetted […]