Lal Singh issues instructions to ban Form 25

Lal Singh issues instructions to ban Form 25

KATHUA: Forest Minister Chowdhary Lal Singh has passed instructions to put a blanket ban on issuing Form 25 which is used for carriage and transportation of wood. He further encouraged the villagers to plant at least 20 trees to compensate with rampant denudation of forest areas. Lal Singh, who was on an extensive tour of […]

Modi to travel to Jammu to inaugurate hospital

Modi to travel to Jammu to inaugurate hospital

Jammu: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will inaugurate Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital at Kakryal, near Katra, in Jammu on Tuesday. “Prime Minister will dedicate SMVDN Superspeciality hospital, Kakryal and Sports complex (Katra) on April 19, to nation” chief executive officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), A K Sahu, […]

Pak troops violate ceasefire in Samba

Pak troops violate ceasefire in Samba

Jammu: Pakistani troops today violated the ceasefire along the international border by resorting to small arm firing on the forward Regal Post in Samba sector in Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire along the IB using small arms and targeted the forward Regal Post in Samba sector,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Samba, […]

One killed, another injured in road mishap in Doda

One killed, another injured in road mishap in Doda

Bhaderwah: One person was killed and another seriously injured when a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a mini bus in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir today. Parveen Kumar (19), who was riding the motorcycle, died on the spot whereas Amit Suresh (16), who was riding pillion, got injured when the mini bus […]

Our leaders prevented from visiting Handwara: NC

Srinagar: A delegation of opposition National Conference (NC) leaders was today prevented from going to Handwara in Kashmir’s Kupwara district where four persons have been killed in action by security forces since Tuesday, a party leader said. “We tried to visit Handwara today to meet the families of those killed in firing and to assess […]

CPI (M) demands ‘credible’ inquiry in Handwara incident

New Delhi: CPI(M) today demanded a “credible” inquiry into the Handwara incident in which three persons were killed in firing by security forces on Tuesday and said “unarmed” stone-pelting crowd should not be shot at. “There has to be a credible inquiry into the circumstances which led to the firing after the alleged molestation of […]

Coalition visualized to bring people closer: Zulfkar

Coalition visualized to bring people closer: Zulfkar

KOTRANKA (RAJOURI): Terming development as top agenda of present government, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has said that formation of PDP-BJP government was visualized by the late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to bring people of the three regions closer to each other. Addressing public gatherings at Kotranka and Raj Nagar […]

Jatinder Singh inaugurates War Memorial

REASI: The District Administration in collaboration with the Indian Army has set up a War Memorial in Reasi. The War Memorial which is the first-of-its-kind covers in detail 1965 Indo-Pak War. Union Minister of State, Dr. Jatinder Singh, inaugurated the War Memorial established outside Deputy Commissioner Office Reasi. While Addressing media persons, Singh said, “The […]

CT Lakhanpur tightens noose to check tax evasion

KATHUA: Continuing with its drive to check pilferage of taxable goods into the state through the porous border adjoining Punjab closer to the minor check post, another attempt of clandestine import of cement was foiled by the sleuths of Commercial Taxes Department. “On the intervening night of 11-12 April, 2016, a nakka had been laid […]

Three Days Baisakhi Festival concludes

JAMMU: Three day Baisakhi Festival concluded here today with great fervor and gaiety. One of the biggest events of Jammu, began here on April 13, marked by celebrations involving prayers, fasting, processions, music, folk dances, skits, nukkad shows particularly of Dogra Culture. The lively and euphoric three days Baisakhi festival has been celebrated with auspicious […]