Rana for creating avenues for physically challenged persons

  Nagrota, Jul 27: National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Friday stressed the need for devising a comprehensive scheme and adopting a multi-pronged approach with regard to providing employment opportunities and generating employability for physically challenged persons, enabling them to live a dignified life. “The physically challenged are second to none and it […]

Kashmiris prisoners facing worst apathy in jails: Malik

  Srinagar, Jul 27: Chairman of JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik while condemning the ongoing oppression against Kashmiri inmates in jails said that Kashmiri prisoners are facing worst apathy in Indian jails and the jails of Jammu Kashmir. “Torturing inmates, putting them in solitary confinements and humiliating their visitors have become common practice of authorities in […]

Handwara police organizes PCPG meeting

Srinagar, Jul 27: In its endeavor to strength police public relations, Handwara police organized a Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meeting, held at Police Station Vilgam. The meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station Vilgam Sulaiman. Respectable citizens of Vilgam area including Market President Vilgam and other civil society members participated in the meeting. During […]

Shell explodes in field near IB in Jammu, one killed, 4 injured

  Jammu, Jul 27: One person was killed and four injured when a shell exploded in a field along international border in Arnia sector here. “We have received initial reports that a shell, fired from across the border, got buried in mud and exploded while labourers were working in a field in village Jabowal of […]

Police destroy bhung cultivation in central Kashmir

Srinagar, Jul 27: In its continued drive against drug menace, police destroyed bhung cultivation in the central Kashmir district of Badgam, a police spokesman said here Friday afternoon. He said a police party of Police Station Magam along with Tehsildar Magam and local public of the area destroyed wild bhung spread on about 2 kanals […]

Rs 404 cr released for PMGSY roads, MGNREGA works, power purchases

  Srinagar, Jul 27: On the instructions of Governor N.N. Vohra, the State Finance Department today released Rs 404 crore for PMGSY Roads (181 crore), MGNREGA Works (103 crore) and for J&K SPDC (120 crore) towards power purchase liabilities. Giving details, Navin K. Choudhary, Principal Secretary to Government, Finance Department, said that while Finance Department […]

PDP’s youth wing vice president, supporters join BJP

  Jammu, Jul 27: In a setback for the PDP, the party’s youth wing vice president Vikram Singh Friday joined the BJP with over 10 supporters. BJP state president Ravinder Raina welcomed them to the party. The ceremony, held at the party headquarters here, was attended by BJP’s state general secretary Yudhvir Sethi and former […]

Floriculture deptt organises farmers’ conference FPOs to help farmers increase their income

  Jammu, Jul 27: Directorate of Floriculture, in collaboration with State Agriculture Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) Jammu, today organised a conference cum interaction with farmers here at conference hall SKUAST (J). The conference was organised to encourage farmers to come together on a single platform and avail government schemes. Farmers with small land […]

JKPCC to welcome Karra with grand reception today

  Srinagar, Jul 27: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) will be giving a grand reception to its leader Tariq Hameed Karra on his arrival to Srinagar on Saturday. Karra who was recently nominated as Congress Working Committee (CWC) member would be arriving from New Delhi tomorrow. The only CWC member from JK had […]

F&S Employees Association demand inclusion in pay anomaly proposal

Bandipora, Jul 27: The Food and Supplies Association Bandipora has demanded inclusion in Pay Anomaly proposal of government for clerical posts. A meeting was held at office headquarters of department association which was headed by President Bashir Ahmad Bhat and presided over by Vice president Shabir Ahmad Khan and was attended by Assistant Store Keeper […]