OIC condemns violence against Muslims

OIC condemns violence against Muslims

JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned violence against Muslims in Delhi, resulting in the death and injury of people and the arson and vandalism of mosques and Muslim-owned properties. In a statement issued Thursday, the pan-Islamic body expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the victims of these acts. The OIC called […]

J&K Bank chairman calls for concerted efforts to achieve sustainable financial inclusion

J&K Bank chairman calls for concerted efforts to achieve sustainable financial inclusion

SRINAGAR: Calling forsustained efforts to implement financial inclusion in a sustainable and inclusive manner, J&K Bank Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Rajesh Kumar Chhibber stressed upon his senior management team to ensure financial deepening in J&K UT as well as UT of Ladakh In a statement, the CMD addressed the bank’s Presidents and Vice Presidents, […]

To check dog population, govt to start animal birth control programme in all districts

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep Fisheries and Transport Department, AsgarSamoonThursday said the Department will soon start Animal Birth Control- Anti Rabies (ABC-AR) programme in all districts of J&K. The initiative is aimed to keep a check on the rising dog population, he said. Samoon made these remarks during training cum seminar on emerging diseases and […]

‘JK produces 70 lakh litres of milk per day’

‘JK produces 70 lakh litres of milk per day’

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir is producing 70 lakh litres of milk per day and strengthening the public private partnerships at a time when white revolution is gaining momentum across India, said Principal SecretaryAnimal and Sheep Husbandry, Asgar Hassan Samoon Samoon revealed that Jammu and Kashmir government with the help of farmers and dairy units was […]

Srinagar airport security handed over to CISF

Srinagar: The security of the strategic Srinagar international airport in Kashmir was on Wednesday taken over by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), six weeks after a Deputy Superintendent of Police posted there was caught ferrying militants out of the valley. According to officials, the process of the CISF taking over the airport security was […]

Govt nod to adopting central laws in concurrent list for J&K

New Delhi: The government of India on Wednesday gave its approval for adoption of central laws in Concurrent List for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said. Last August, the GoI announced the abrogation of Article 370 provisions for Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two Union territories. […]

Training programme ‘barefooted veterinarians’ starts at SKUAST-K

Training programme ‘barefooted veterinarians’ starts at SKUAST-K

MANASBAL: A month long training programme for unemployed educated youth entitled, “Barefooted Veterinarians”started onTuesday here at Mountain Livestock Research Institute (MLRI)-Manasbal, SKUAST-K The training programme is organized by MLRI in collaboration with Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) for the unemployed youth of district Baramulla and Bandipore. The event was inaugurated by Prof Mushtaq Ahmad, Director […]

Restore broadband internet services to media houses, JKPA to Govt

Restore broadband internet services to media houses, JKPA to Govt

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Press Association (JKPA) on Monday urged the administration of to restore broadband internet services to media houses in Kashmir valley so that journalists can perform their professional obligations freely at their respective offices. An official spokesperson of JKPA said that the Executive Members of association on Monday held an emergency meeting under […]

Senior Home ministry official takes stock of 54 PMDP projects in JK

Jammu: Additional Secretary in Home Ministry Gyanesh Kumar on Sunday reviewed the progress on 54 ongoing projects under the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) here, asking the officers to give utmost attention to each project for timely completion. The Centre is bound to fulfil its commitment to ensure free flow of funds to each of […]

2 residential houses damaged by fire in Uri

SRINAGAR: A fire incident gutted two residential houses including two cow sheds during the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday in Kamalkot are of Uri in north Kashmir. The victims have been identified as Muhammd Rafiq Gangyal and Abdula RazakGangyal. “Timely intervention brought the fire under control and prevented further mishap,” a local said. KR […]