Thakur concerned over damage to property, crops from gusty winds in Tral

Srinagar: Expressing concern over the damage caused by the gusty winds in many parts of Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama, BJP state spokesman Altaf Thakur Tuesday said that the district administration should assess the damage of property and crops in the area on fast-track basis so that those affected are compensated without delay. In […]

Rotavirus vaccines important step for health, well being of children: Atal Dulloo

SRINAGAR: A state-level workshop for the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine was organised at Banquet Hall, Srinagar on Tuesday. Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo was the chief guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Financial Commissioner said India’s decision to introduce the rotavirus vaccine as part of its routine programme […]

Secy RDD reviews implementation of ‘Umeed’ scheme in Jammu

JAMMU: Secretary, Rural Development Department, Sheetal Nanda convened a meeting here Tuesday to take detailed stock of the implementation of the ‘Umeed’ Scheme in the Jammu division under Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKSRLM). Mission Director, JKSRLM, Abdul Rashid War, Chief Executive Officer, JKMPCL, Manoj Kumar and other concerned officials were also present in […]

Plantation Drive at Kashmir University Sub-Office Jammu

Srinagar: A plantation drive was organised on Tuesday by the Department of Social Forestry, Social Forestry Division, Jammu in the premises of University of Kashmir, sub-office cum Regionl Centre for Distance Learning, Bathindi Jammu. The Officer Incharge, University of Kashmir, Jammu Mr K Anand, Corporator, Ward No.74 Mr Showkat Ali, Forest Ranger Subash Upaal, Forest […]

Govt Degree College Nagrota starts functioning

JAMMU: The first academic session of the newly established Government Degree College Nagrota started on Tuesday with the enrollment of 76 students even as the admissions are still on to enroll more students. Secretary Higher Education Department Talat Parvez Rohella inaugurated the session in presence of Director College Development Council University of Jammu Prof R […]

Teachings of saints, seers more relevant today: Advisor Sharma

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor KK Sharma on Tuesday said that the teachings of our saints and seers are more relevant in today’s world and we should preach mutual brotherhood and compassion which would be our contribution to humanity and a better tomorrow. Attending a religious function here on Tuesday, the Advisor said religious festivities […]

Two burglars arrested, stolen property recovered

SRINAGAR: Police have arrested two persons for stealing water piper in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Police station Safapora received information that two persons have illegally trespassed inside the water pump station for stealing water pipes, a police spokesperson said in a statement. He said officers from the local police unit rushed to the spot and […]

Div Com listens to issues of Muslim Federation Samba

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma on Tuesday interacted with a delegation of Muslim Federation Samba and concerned officers to discuss issues and demands raised by the representatives. The major issues raised in the meeting were eviction of encroachment of Auqaf land, development of sports facilities and shortage of drinking water in some villages of […]