Challan produced against 29 officials of Municipal Committee Shopian

Srinagar: Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) Saturday filed charge sheet against 29 officials of Municipal Committee Shopian before court of Additional Special Judge Anti-Corruption Court Pulwamafor illegal appointments, regularisation of class IV employees without competence and disregard to the rules. VOK said that the instant case was registered in P/S VOK on the outcome of verification […]

Speaker constitutes various House Committees

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Speaker,Nirmal Kumar Singh, constituted various House Committees for the year 2018-19 on Saturday As per the notifications issued by the Assembly Secretariat, the General Purposes Committee has been constituted of which Nirmal Kumar Singh shall be the Ex-officio chairman. Deputy Speaker, Ali Mohammad Sagar Chairman PAC, ChoudharySukhnandan Kumar Chairman […]

JKSCW hosts legal awareness prog on women

PULWAMA: The Jammu & Kashmir State Commission for Women (JKSCW) in collaboration with the National Commission for Women, New Delhi, Satuday organized a legal awareness programme here at DC office Complex. Chairperson JKSCW Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor and Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Ghulam Mohammad Dar and other concerned were present on the occasion. Mehjoor, while speaking on […]

J&K Yateem Trust distributes food kits worth Rs 4.2 lakh

SRINAGAR: Continuing its motto of ‘Serving the Deserving’ since 1972, the J&K Yateem Trust on Saturday distributed food kits worth Rs 4,25,000 among 170 widow-headed families in a function organised at sub office, Gopalpora Chadoora. A statement issued here said the main aim of this distribution was to help these families to celebrate the holy […]

Home minister’s talks offer golden opportunity for Hurriyat: PDP

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Hurriyat Conference and Pakistan to respond positively to the offer of talks on Kashmir extended to them by the Home Minister Rajnath Singh. In a statement issued here, PDP general secretary Mansoor Hussain Sohrawardhy said that the statement of home minister in which he expressed readiness to […]

Min reviews transformation of Bla under Aspirational Districts’ prog

SRINAGAR: Minister for Horticulture, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Syed Basharat Bukhari on Saturday convened a meeting to assess the progress being made in Baramulla under the central government’s ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme, here. During the meeting, the minister reviewed the District Vision Plan 2018-22 document created for district Baramulla. Under this vision plan, […]

JK gets first organic vegetable village in Pulwama

JK gets first organic vegetable village in Pulwama

PULWAMA: Minister for Agriculture Muhammad Khalil Bandh on Saturday declared Bungund village of Pulwama as the first model organic vegetable village in the state. The minister made the announcement during a meeting of agriculture officers and representatives of Bungund village here on Saturday. The minister said that it would be a model village and the […]

Stop sale of spurious pesticides, fertilisers in Kashmir: Director agri to officers

Stop sale of spurious pesticides, fertilisers in Kashmir: Director agri to officers

SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi has directed law enforcement officers to increase their efficiency to check the quality of pesticide/fertilisers and to stop the use of spurious pesticides/fertilisers, so that farmers get quality products in respect of seed, fertilisers and pesticides. He stated this while chairing an interactive meeting of the officers […]

JKEDI holds seminar on women entrepreneurship at Pulwama

JKEDI holds seminar on women entrepreneurship at Pulwama

PAMPORE: The Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) on Saturday held an awareness program-cum-seminar on women entrepreneurship at Government Degree College for Women, Pulwama. The program was aimed at making the participants aware that employment opportunities in the state were limited and the educated unemployed youth needed to develop confidence and be the risk-takers […]