Amid complete shutdown and snow, R-Day passes peacefully

Amid complete shutdown and snow, R-Day passes peacefully

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley and especially Srinagar wore a deserted look on Republic Day while official celebrations were held at Bakhshi Stadium here on Thursday amid heavy snowfall. The Republic Day parade was conducted in front of Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan, who unfurled the tricolour inside thestadium. District magistrates hoisted the national flag in their respective […]

Family ‘not keen’, Mufti’s name dropped from Padma list: Report

Srinagar: The BJP-led government is believed to have dropped former late Chief Minster Mufti Mohammad Sayeed from the list of Padma awardees whose names were announced on India’s Republic Day, Indian Express reported. The newspaper, quoting sources, reported that among the 89 awardees, PDP patron Mufti’s name was dropped from the list at the last […]

R-Day functions: Officials hold the fort in Kashmir Valley

R-Day functions: Officials hold the fort in Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR: In connection with celebrations of 68th Republic-Day, official functions were held across the Kashmir valley on Thursday. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan unfurled the tricolour at the main function held at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar and took salute at the march past presented by the contingents of JK Police, JKAP, ITBP, BSF, CRPF,  […]

R Day celebrated in Ladakh

R Day celebrated in Ladakh

LEH: CEC LAHDC, Leh, Dr Sonam Dawa Lonpo unfurled the tricolor at Historic Polo Ground Leh and took salute at march past presented by parade contingents of police, paramilitary forces and school children. Addressing the gathering, Dr Dawa paid rich tributes to the soldiers and police personal who sacrificed their lives for the nation. While […]

India’s inclusive constitution a role model: Zulfiqar

India’s inclusive constitution a role model: Zulfiqar

RAJOURI, : Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali unfurled the tricolor took salute at the march past in Rajouri. Addressing the gathering, the Minister said the Constitution has made India a role model for world. “The essence of the Constitution lay in four principles, democracy, freedom of faith, gender equality […]

Governor hosts ‘At Home’

Governor hosts ‘At Home’

JAMMU: Governor N N Vohra and the First Lady, Mrs. Usha Vohra, hosted an ‘At Home’ at the Convention Centre, here this afternoon, to celebrate the 68th Republic Day. Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister; Mr. Kavinder Gupta, Speaker, Legislative Assembly; Haji Inayat Ali, Chairman, Legislative Council; Mr. Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi, Deputy Speaker, […]

Tricolor unfurled at JK House

NEW DELHI: The Principal Resident Commissioner Jammu and Kashmir Government, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, unfurled the national flag on 68th Republic Day at J&K House, New Delhi. A contingent of J&K Armed Police presented the Guard of Honor on the occasion and the ceremonial function was attended by all the officers/ officials of J&K posted at […]

Peace must for development: Mehbooba

Peace must for development: Mehbooba

Jammu: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said the divergence of opinion in democracy and diversity of cultures is the soul of the constitution and the symbol of greatness in India. She said lack of democracy is the common factor in all the countries around the world, which are facing strife these days. In her […]