IRS officer of JK selected for Antarctica expedition from Feb 27

  Banihal, Feb 22: Hailing from a remote hamlet in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, 30-year-old Afaq Ahmed Giri, an IRS officer, has been selected as a member of 80 experts for the International Antarctic Expedition beginning February 27. Giri, an officer of the IRS batch 2015, is presently posted at Indore as an assistant […]

Many villages of Ganderbal to get backward status soon: MLA Ganderbal

  Umar Raina Ganderbal, Feb 22: Many villages of Ganderbal Constituency will be granted the backward status soon by the Government on the recommendations of the J&K State Commission for Backward Classes. MLA Ganderbal Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar said that he met Chairperson State Commission for Backward Classes in Winter Capital Jammu, and apprised him that […]

Sadhna, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan passes reopens after day-long closure

  Srinagar, Feb 22: Sadhna top, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan pass, connecting dozens of far flung and remote villages, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), reopened again on Thursday after remaining closed yesterday due to fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions. However, the Razdan pass, connecting border town of Gurez, surrounded by Pakistan administered […]

Dr Farooq pays obeisance at Ajmer; prays for peace

  Ajmer, Feb 22: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah, on Thursday paid obeisance at the Dargah of 12th century sufi saint, Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti. Provincial President Jammu, Devender Singh Rana accompanied Dr Abdullah to the Dargah in Ajmer Sharief. Dr Farooq Abdullah performed Ziyarat (prayer) and took round of the sanctum […]

Chief Secretary chairs 14th Dal Monitoring Committee meeting

Chief Secretary chairs 14th Dal Monitoring Committee meeting

  Jammu, Feb 22: Chief Secretary B B Vyas on Thursday chaired the 14th meeting of the Monitoring Committee for Preservation and Conservation of Dal-Nageen Lake. Financial Commissioner, Housing and Urban Development Department, Director General of Police, Administrative Secretaries of the Departments of Forest, Tourism and Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs and PHE & I&FC, […]

Kashmiri Scholar gets two ‘best research paper awards’

  Srinagar, Feb 22: Mubashir Majid Baba, Doctoral Scholar, Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir bagged best research paper award from Amity University, Noida at 18th International Business Horizon, INBUSH ERA WORLD SUMMIT, Asia’s Largest International Business Summit & Research Conference held in the Last week. The award was presented to Baba by Prof. […]