Gunfight breaks out in Handwara

Srinagar: A fresh exchange of gunfight broke out between militants and government forces at Yaroo area of Langate, Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday late afternoon. An army official said that earlier soldiers of 30 RR patrolling party was attacked by the militants at Ganapora near Yaroo area of Langate, Handwara and the […]

Soldier injured in sniper attack by Pak in Tangdhar

Srinagar: An army soldier was injured in a ‘sniper fire’ by Pakistan Rangers at Tanghdar sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday morning. A police officer said that Pakistan Rangers in “violation of ceasefire” opened five rounds of sniper fire upon the army posts of 20 Jat at Tikri […]

Union Sec MODWS visits Kupwara, reviews performance under ADP

Announces Rs 53 crores for uncovered habitations, Water Testing Lab

Union Sec MODWS visits Kupwara, reviews performance under ADP

Kupwara: Union Secretary Drinking Water & Sanitation, Parameshwaran Iyer Tuesday convened a meeting of officers here to review the status of drinking water and sanitation in the district and overall performance under Transformation of Aspirational District Scheme of the Government of India. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary, BVR Subramanyam, Secretary to Government PHE […]

Kansal reviews Durbar Move arrangements

Stresses on proper verification in allotment of Govt accommodation

Kansal reviews Durbar Move arrangements

Srinagar: Principal Secretary Planning, Rohit Kansal today chaired a meeting of Estates Department to review the arrangements of Durbar Move to the winter capital. The meeting was attended by Director Estates Tariq Hussain Ganai, Deputy Director Zafar Shawl, Deputy Director Estates and other officers. During the meeting, detailed discussions were held regarding residential accommodations for […]

Union Secretary, CS review progress of flagship SBM-Gramin programme

Sanitation coverage across JK reaches 99%

Srinagar: Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India, Parameswaran Iyer and Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Tuesday co-chaired a video conference with Deputy Commissioners to review the progress achieved under the SBM (G) Programme here at the Civil Secretariat. Parameswaran Iyer lauded the efforts of Governor’s Administration for the remarkable turnaround […]

Samoon reviews preparations for 20th Livestock Census

Samoon reviews preparations for 20th Livestock Census

Srinagar: Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments, Dr Asgar Hussain Samoon, today reviewed the preparations for 20th livestock census in the state. The meeting was attended by Director Animal and Sheep husbandry M. Y. Chaploo, officials from the Finance and Planning department besides other senior officers. The meeting was informed that the enumeration […]

APSCC holds demonstration in favour of Art 35-A

APSCC holds demonstration in favour of Art 35-A

Srinagar: All parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Tuesday held a demonstration here against the attempts to abrogate Article 35A, which gives special rights to the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir. Carrying banners and chanting slogans, the Sikh members of the committee from various districts of Kashmir assembled at Pratap Park here to register […]

Tangmarg boy goes missing, family appeals for help

Tangmarg boy goes missing, family appeals for help

Srinagar: The family members of a 16-year-old boy who went missing on August 17 from a picnic spot have sought help to trace him. A family member said Faisal Dar, 16, a resident of Gund Dalwash Karhama, Tangmarg went missing on August 17. “He was at his maternal home Buran Pattan. He left his maternal […]

Advisor Vyas for drawing holistic plan development of Srinagar, Jammu

Reviews functioning of Housing Board, SDA, JDA

Advisor Vyas for drawing holistic plan development of Srinagar, Jammu

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today directed for rolling out a futuristic plan and mechanism to ensure holistic development of the state especially the twin capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu. The Advisor was speaking at review meetings convened to discuss the working and the projects being undertaken by J&K Housing Board, Jammu […]

Civil society group to send food packets to flood-hit Kerala

Civil society group to send food packets to flood-hit Kerala

Srinagar: A civil society group from Kashmir, which faced widespread destruction in the 2014 floods, will dispatch food packets for the flood-affected people of Kerala. “We have collected donations from local people including businessmen and are dispatching food packets to Kerala for the flood victims,” said Zubair Ahmad, the organiser of the effort. Ahmad said […]