Chairperson KVIC reviews PMEGP implementation Asks implementing agencies, banks to work in close coordination

  Jammu, Feb 19: To review implementation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) in Jammu Division, a review meeting was conducted on Monday under the chairmanship of Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Chairperson (NZ), KVIC at Jammu. Besides, State Director KVIC Jammu & Kashmir, Joint Director Industries & Commerce Srinagar, Representative SLBC, Director RSETI’s Jammu […]

PIB Srinagar organizes 9th Rural Media Workshop at Kulgam

  Srinagar, Feb 19: Press Information Bureau, Srinagar organized a one day Rural Media Workshop/Vartalap Monday at Conference Hall Kulgam aiming at sensitization of local media about various Centrally Sponsored Schemes and the role of media to bring awareness among common people. The program was presided over by Rajya Sabha Member Parliament Nazir Ahmad Laway […]

Girl dies, man injured in road accidents

  Srinagar, Feb 19: A girl dies while another person was injured in two separate road accidents in Kulgam and Srinagar. In Kulgam, an unknown Tractor hit and injured a pedestrian namely Iqra Jan daughter of Abdul Hamid Bhat resident of Kilam at Kilam in the jurisdiction of Police Station Devsar. The injured was shifted […]

JK Bank organizes ‘Digital Banking System’ workshop at Bandipora

JK Bank organizes ‘Digital Banking System’ workshop at Bandipora

  Bandipora, Feb 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Bank Monday organised a day-long workshop on ‘Digital Banking System’ at Bandipora. The workshop was attended by Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) of various departments. The Chief Planning Officer, Abdul Majeed presided over the workshop while as bank officers and other coordinated staff were present on the […]

Tourist taxi drivers oppose Govt proposal to introduce ‘Ola Cabs’ in Kashmir

  Srinagar, Feb 19: Vehemently opposing the government proposal to introduce ‘Ola Cabs’ in Kashmir Valley, All Jammu and Kashmir Tourist Taxi Transporters Welfare Federation Monday threatened to launch agitation in case State Government doesn’t shun the idea. Addressing a press conference here in Kashmir capital Srinagar, the Federation Vice Chairman Abdul Aziz Guroo said […]

Night chill intensifies, day becomes warmer in Kashmir

  Srinagar, Feb 19: The night temperature dipped and settled below normal due to open skies at majority of the places in Kashmir valley, where people are enjoying summer-like weather due to sunshine. There is still no respite from chilly weather conditions in Ladakh region, where both the border towns were the coldest places in […]

Many people being wrongly diagnosed with high blood pressure: DAK

Many people being wrongly diagnosed with high blood pressure: DAK

  Srinagar, Feb 19: Far too many people are being wrongly diagnosed with high blood pressure that leads to unnecessary drug treatments, said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday in a communique. “More than a quarter of patients being treated for high blood pressure actually don’t have it,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. […]

Geelani threatens of agitation if detainees are shifted to outside jails

  Srinagar, Feb 19: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani has warned the government of serious consequences if “political prisoners” incarnated at the Srinagar Central Jail are shifted to jails outside the Valley. “Hurriyat (G) will not remain silent over this unjustified and unnecessary step,” Geelani said, according to a statement issued here. The […]