Govt committed to uplift Gujjar, Bakerwal communities: Lal Singh

Kathua, Nov 19: Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh today said that the Government is making all out efforts to uplift the living standards of the people of the State especially Gujjar and Bakerwal community. The Minister was interacting with various deputations of Gujjar and Bakerwal community of Kathua district, here today. […]

Jitendra Singh lays foundation for upgradation road under CRF

Jitendra Singh lays foundation for upgradation road under CRF

  Kathua, Nov 19: Union Minister of State in PMO and Development of North-Eastern, Dr Jitendra Singh today laid the foundation stone for up-gradation and improvement of Dayalachak to Katal village via Jandi road project falling under the Hiranagar Assembly segment. The road to be constructed under Central Roads Fund (CRF) and will be upgraded […]

Sham holds grievances redressal camp, reviews dev works

  Jammu, Nov 19: Minister for PHE, irrigation & Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today inaugurated lane and drain at Saksar camp of Sai Khurd in Suchetgarh Constituency. The lane and drain has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 14 lakh under BADP in cluster model village Sai Khurd of Suchetgarh Constituency. Complimenting the […]

Sensitization program on Drugs and Cosmetics Act concludes

  Jammu, Nov 19: Two day sensitization programme on Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 concludes at State Judicial Academy Jammu here today. With an aim to strengthen the judicial and administrative institutions and to improve skills and efficacy of judicial system, the J&K State Judicial Academy had organised […]

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit in Ganderbal

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit in Ganderbal

Umar Raina Ganderbal, Nov 19: Muslims made arrangements for the last rites of 63 year old Moti Lal who passed away Sunday in Wussan village of central Kashmirs Ganderbal district. Reports said that Muslim neighbours rushed to the house of Moti Lal after the news of his death reached them. Muslim men were seen carrying […]

Formulate compact ‘Tribal Policy’: Gujjars to Govt

Formulate compact ‘Tribal Policy’: Gujjars to Govt

Jammu, Nov 17: Stressing upon the State Government to formulate a compact ‘tribal policy’ to address issues of nomads -the members of Gujjars and Bakerwal communities Sunday stated that only a well defined policy can pave way for their overall development. In a programme organise by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation, the speakers demanded to […]

Govt ditches people on development, governance fronts: NC

Jammu, Nov 19: Former minister and National Conference Sr State Vice President Surjeet Singh Slathia on Sunday lambasted the PDP-BJP dispensation for ditching the people of the state, especially its remote and far-flung areas in terms of development and governance. “The people are feeling let-down as development has come to standstill and administration is in […]

JKSSB concludes computer based test for 500 posts

Srinagar, Nov 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) on Sunday concluded the first ever computer-based written tests (CBT) for about 500 posts of different departments. Officials said that around 5,500 candidates took the examinations with at 10 centres in Jammu and Srinagar from November 14 to 18. For the first time, biometric […]

Swaraj asks Indian mission in Pak to grant visa to woman

Swaraj asks Indian mission in Pak to grant visa to woman

New Delhi, Nov 19: In yet another humanitarian gesture, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday asked the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to grant a visa to a Pakistani woman for a liver transplant in India. Her intervention came after Sadia, the ailing woman’s daughter, requested Swaraj for grant of a visa to her mother. […]

‘SMC kick-starts heritage week drive’

Preserving heritage in whatever form it is possible: Wani Srinagar, Nov 19: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Sunday kick-started heritage week drive at Badamwari Hawal. According to SMC, Commissioner Riyaz Ahmed Wani flagged off the drive in presence of Joint Commissioner SMC Abdul Qasim and Chief Sanitation Officer Sofi Akbar at Badamwari. On the occasion hundreds […]

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