After militant threat, police reviews security of protected Hurriyat leaders

In the wake of a threat issued by the disgruntled Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa to Hurriyat leaders, police has started a comprehensive security review exercise has been started to ensure highest level of security to the pro-freedom leaders. Though the police downplayed the development terming the move as a routine exercise, but reliable sources […]

Scintillating cultural programme organized

  A cultural programme was organized in memory of Late Dr. J.R. Sharma the founder of Saraswati Sangeet Kala Mandir at Abhinav Theater Jammu. Anjali Sharma Director Radio Kashmir Jammu was the chief guest on the occasion while Dr Arvinder Singh Aman, Additional Secretary, J&K Academy of Art culture and Languages was the guest of […]

Swachhta week campaign: Official teams seize 1214.35 Kgs polythene in 3 days

The official teams in Jammu division have seized 1214.35 Kgs of polythene and charged Rs 23945 fine from the traders found using banned plastic bags during the first three day statewide drive under Swacchta week campaign launched by the Rural Development Department (RDD).  As per director rural development, a polythene collection and seizer campaign has […]

Assembly speaker inspects ongoing works in Channi area

Speaker Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta today visited Channi Himmat and inspected various developments works being executed in Ward No. 50 & 51. Speaker inspected the upgradation works of lanes and drains in Ward No. 50 and 51 being executed by different agencies.  He directed the engineers to use quality material and ensure completion within stipulated […]

Minister launches development works in Ramgarh block

Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today laid foundation stone for three additional class Rooms here at Govt Middle School Dug-Channi, Ramgarh Block. The project is estimated to be completed at a cost of Rs 8.65 lakh. A team of officers comprising Chief Education Officer Samba O.P Bhagat, Tehsildar Ramgarh Raman Chalotra, Xens […]

Minister reviews situation in border areas

Minster for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today asked the district administration and security agencies to remain alert in the wake of prevailing situation in border areas of the State. He was chairing a meeting of civil, police and security agencies convened to review the situation in the backdrop of Pakistan firing […]

Minister for upgradation of infrastructure at GMC Jammu

Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today visited GMC, Jammu and took stock of medicare and infrastructural facilities there. While inspecting various wards and units of the College, the Minister issued instructions to the Principal and other functionaries to take all necessary steps to further improve the health care with special focus on […]

Administration asked to reach out to people affected with shelling

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh has expressed deep shock and grief over loss of lives in shelling from across the border in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. Dr Nirmal Singh also strongly condemned targeting of civilian areas and resorting to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan. He expressed solidarity with the bereaved families and assured […]

Minister for promotion of Red rice, Mushkubudji

Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura underscored the need for establishment of Cluster Zones in the tourist areas for organic vegetable cultivation. He also asked the officers of Agriculture department to promote Red rice, Mushkubudji, Beekeeping, Mushroom and Vegetable cultivation in the Valley. The Minister was addressing a meeting to review the physical and […]

Minister reviews progress of Diary Village project

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli today reviewed the progress made in the implementation of   Dairy village project here at a meeting of senior functionaries of the concerned department. The project, in its pilot phase, envisages setting up five dairy villages under Doodh Yojana Scheme to promote dairy farming on modern […]