AC approves adoption of J&K PWD Engineering Manual 2020

Jammu : The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the adoption of J&K PWD Engineering Manual, 2020 by the Public Works Department (PWD). The Engineering Manual has standardized the engineering practices with an aim to provide uniform code of practice for bringing more transparency and accountability […]

Essential items distributed among needy families at Shopian

SHOPIAN: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, the Tehsildars of Shopian and Keller, along with teams visited their respective jurisdictions to take stock of public issues and grievances besides to distribute essential items among the needy. The Tehsildar Shopian along with the team visited Tachloo, Kumdalan and other villages of Tehsil Shopian to […]

Mohammad Yaqoob Malik of BJP elected as new president of MC Pampore

Pampore: BJP leader from Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Mohammad Yaqoob Malik, has been elected uncontested as new president of Municipal committee (MC) Pampore. The post of president for Municipal Committee Pampore had fallen vacant after its ward members moved a no confidence motion against then incumbent president Bansi Lal Bhat on 9 […]

67 SLUs distributed among weavers at Gbl

GANDERBAL: Under National Handloom Development Programme (NHDP) scheme, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderal, Shafqat Iqbal today distributed 67 Solar Lighting Units (SLUs) among the beneficiaries of Block Level Cluster, Alasteng, during a function organized by Weavers Service Centre Srinagar, here. Speaking on the occasion, the DDC appreciated the department for working towards the upliftment of […]

Dulloo reviews PMDP projects in health sector

JAMMU: Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today reviewed status of several works being executed under Prime Minister’s Development Programme (PMDP) in the health sector in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by Director General Planning and Monitoring, Satvir Kour Sudan; Managing Director JKMSCL, Dr Yashpaul Sharma; Director Health […]

MVD organises Medical, Health Checkup camp at Qazigund

KULGAM: As part of ongoing National Road Safety Month, a free Medical and Health Check up cum Awareness programme was held today for drivers of passenger vehicles at Qazigund in collaboration with Health and Medical Department Qazigund and Human welfare NGO. The camp was inaugurated by Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Kulgam, Dr Mohammad Zubair. […]

Protest in Hajin against erratic power supply

Protest in Hajin against erratic power supply

HAJIN: The residents of Hajin town in Bandipora district on Thursday staged a massive protest against unscheduled power cuts in the area. Eyewitnesses said that protesters assembled at Sheikh Mohallah Hajin and blocked the Bandipora -Hajin road for hours together against power shortage in the area. The protest led to heavy traffic jams at Hajin […]

Electric transformer damaged thrice a month, Zandfaran locals protest

Electric transformer damaged thrice a month, Zandfaran locals protest

Baramulla: The people in Zandfaran village of Baramulla are up in arms against the power development department (PDD) after their electric transformer got damaged three times in one month resulting in the overall area plunging into dark. The angry villagers said that on 20th of nd December 2020 past year their 100 KV electric transformer […]

Advisor Baseer Khan visits south Kashmir, assesses post snowfall scenario

Advisor Baseer Khan visits south Kashmir, assesses post snowfall scenario

ANANTNAG: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today visited Anantnag to assess post snowfall scenario in twin districts of Anantnag and Kulgam besides taking stock of public grievances. Taking a thorough review of status of essential services like power and drinking water supply, healthcare, ration and cooking gas supply, Advisor asked the officers to […]

Fire damages govt school at Shopian village

Shopian: A fire that broke out in the evening on Thursday damaged a government middle school at Nadigam village of Shopian. The fire according to locals broke out at 6:50 pm due to unknown reasons in the building. They said that they tried to douse the fire however, unavailability of water and snow all around […]