2 LeT militants killed in Handwara encounter

 Two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed today in a joint operation by police and Army at Warpora area of Handwara. According to police a joint patrol of police and army spotted militants in the forest area at Warpora, who fired upon them. This triggered a gun battle which lasted for few hours in which two militants […]

CM condoles TAAK President’s demise

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has condoled the death of President, Travel Agents Association of Kashmir (TAAK), Manzoor Sidiq who passed away here on Saturday after a brief illness. The Chief Minister said late Manzoor was a successful player in tourism industry who would always be remembered for his active nature and dynamism. Mehbooba Mufti has […]

NWF organizes environment conservation camp at Banimulla

A two-day awareness campaign, organized by National Welfare Forum (NWF) an NGO and Tourism Department, concluded here with people and school children taking the pledge to work for the conservation of environment. The campaign-cum- training programme educated the people about environment and the eco-restoration. NWF along with the Tourism Department is working to promote awareness […]

Minister kick-starts widening work of Lakhanpur-Thein Road

“Roads are important not only for our economy but also act as carrier for cultural exchange by abridging the distance,” said  Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Ch Lal Singh while kick starting the improvement and widening  works  of Lakhanpur-Thein road at Dhanore, Lakhanpur in Basohli The work will be executed by PWD with an […]

Cross-LoC Shelling: 1114 persons shifted to 5 relief camps

District Administration, Rajouri has so far shifted 1114 persons of 298 families in 5 different relief camps established in Nowshera in wake of cross-LOC shelling. Eight villages of Nowshera have been badly affected by heavy shelling which include Khamba, Sarya, Bhawani, Kalsian, Manpur, Danaka, Khori and Ganya. More than 1000 people have been shifted to […]

‘Wadi ki Sair’ train from Banihal flagged off

Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani and District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz today flagged off ‘Wadi Ki Sair’ train from Banihal a fortnightly train service between Banihal and Baramulla run exclusively for children. SDM Banihal Vikas Verma, CEO Mohammad Sharif, other officer, officials and citizens were present on the occasion. Pertinent to mention […]

Nirmal Singh reviews key developmental projects

  Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, today chaired a high level meeting to review the progress of ongoing developmental projects in Jammu Division. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Housing and Urban Development Department, Hirdesh Kumar, Divisional Commissioner, M. K. Bhandari, Inspector General of Police, Dr. S. D. Singh, Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation, […]

JK Medical Science Congress, maiden MP-PCOS Society Conference conclude

The twin events of 2nd J&K Medical Science Congress-2017 and 1st MP-PCOS, organized by Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), concluded successfully here last evening. In line with the theme of the Science Congress  – “Non Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries”- several international, national and local scientists deliberated on aspects like Diabetes, PCOS,  Metabolic Syndrome, […]

Students need proper exposure for their overall development: Minister

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Sunday emphasized the need for providing exposure to the students of the State along with formal education for their overall development. He was speaking at an event marking the reintroduction of the fortnightly special train for children ‘Vadi Ki Sair’, which was introduced by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti […]

Recruitment process of constables starts

The first phase of the recruitment process for the post of constables started in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Chairman of the Police Recruitment Board Surinder Kumar Gupta along with DIG CKR Ghulam Hassan Bhat and other recruitment board members were present during the recruitment process, a police spokesman said here. On the first day of […]