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Div Com reviews R-Day arrangements

Stresses to incorporate more items in National function

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a high-level meeting to review arrangements put in place by divisional administration for smooth celebration of Republic Day functions across the valley. The meeting was informed that 15 contingents of J&K Police, Armed Police, IRP, BSF, NCC, CRPF, SDRF, Forest Protection Force and School Children […]

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Damage to Sindh extension canal: 25 water tankers pressed into service in affected areas of Srinagar

10 lac rupees released to PHE for operating tanker service in affected areas; 6 officials designated as Nodal Officers for the service: DC Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In view of the damage in the Sindh Extension Canal at Malshahi Bagh in Ganderbal district, the Srinagar administration has pressed into service 25 water tankers to tackle shortage of water in the affected areas in the north of the district. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Wednesday authorised release of 10 lac rupees […]

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Center govt sanctions Rs 325 cr Medical College for Handwara

Will create added job avenues, enhance health care standards in government sector: Atal Dulloo

JAMMU: The Government of India has accorded approval for establishment of a New Government Medical College attached with existing district/referral hospital Handwara in Kupwara district with an outlay of Rs 325 crore. As per a statement issued here today by the administration of new Medical Colleges, Jammu and Kashmir, the J&K government has received the […]

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Comprehensive audit of roads held in Srinagar

Aim is to find permanent solutions to road problems in the city: DC Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The administration in Srinagar has conducted a comprehensive performance audit of roads in view of public complaints about quality of roads in the district. The audit was done by a committee of engineers constituted under the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary. The committee proceedings were conducted under the supervision of […]

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Over 95 percent of power distribution network restored in Srinagar

Over 95 percent of power distribution network restored in Srinagar

400 of 430 megawatts being supplied as of Sunday evening

SRINAGAR: Over 95 percent of power distribution network has been restored with 65 out of 66 receiving stations having been charged and 400 out of 400 megawatts of power being supplied in Srinagar as of Sunday evening. This follows round-the-clock efforts of the Srinagar administration with Power Development Department officials braving odds manoeuvring through snow […]

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Power sector service restoration post snowfall: Comm Secy PDD takes appraisal

Power sector service restoration post snowfall: Comm Secy PDD takes appraisal

SRINAGAR: To review service restoration works in power sector post snowfall, Commissioner Secretary, Power Development Department (PDD) Hirdesh Kumar Singh today convened a meeting with the officers of PDD and PGCIL. During the meeting, detailed report was given on various steps taken by power department in view of current circumstances including ERS for collapsed big […]

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DC Srinagar conducts extensive tour of Downtown

Assesses essential services availability, inspects post snowfall restoration

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary along with Commissioner SMC Khurshid Sanai Sunday conducted an extensive tour of Downtown visiting various areas to assess availability of essential services and obtain public feedback. The DC inspected snow-clearance of lanes and by-lanes, restoration of power and water supplies, response of health institutions, ration supply and […]

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All schools, colleges to remain open from tomorrow: Div Com

All schools, colleges to remain open from tomorrow: Div Com

SRINAGAR: According to Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, that all schools, colleges and other educational institutions shall remain open from tomorrow.

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Lieutenant Governor visits Civil Secretariat, receives Guard of Honour

Lieutenant Governor visits Civil Secretariat, receives Guard of Honour

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu was presented ceremonial Guard of Honour, when he visited Civil Secretariat for the first time after assuming office. The Lieutenant Governor interacted with Commissioner Secretaries and Heads of Departments who briefed him about the government functioning and developmental activities being carried in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Girish Chandra Murmu sworn in as 1st Lieutenant Governor of J&K

Girish Chandra Murmu sworn in as 1st Lieutenant Governor of J&K

Srinagar:  Girish Chandra Murmu today took oath as the Ist Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He was administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy by Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, at a function held at the Raj Bhavan here today. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary, […]

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Lt Governor designate arrives

Lt Governor designate arrives

SRINAGAR: Lt Governor designate of Jammu and Kashmir, Girish Chandra Murmu today arrived in Srinagar. At Srinagar International Airport he was received by Advisor Farooq Khan and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam. Principal Secretary Home, Shaleen Kabra; Principal Secretary Hospitality and Protocol, Rohit Kansal; DG Police, Dilbagh Singh; Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan; IGP Kashmir, […]

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12th class examination commenced

12th class examination commenced

SRINAGAR: According to a statement issued by Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) that the Annual Regular Examination of Higher Secondary (Class 12th) commenced today. Around 48,000 students of Kashmir division appeared in the examination.  As many as 433 centres besides a special centre for specially-abled students had been set up at BOSE […]

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DSEK inspects Board exam centres at Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam

DSEK inspects Board exam centres at Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Mohammad Younis Malik today inspected various Board examination centres in Anantnag, Pulwama and Kulgam districts. The Director Education visited GHSS Qazigund, HSS Visoo, HSS Wanpoh, HSS Bijbehara, HSS Lethpora and Zeba Aapa School for specially-abled children at Bijbehara. During the visit, DSEK expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made by […]

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Warm send off accorded to Dr. SP Vaid

Warm send off accorded to Dr. SP Vaid

Dr. Vaid was source of great support and guidance: DGP Dilbag Singh J&K Police has faced various challenges since 1947: Dr. Vaid

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police accorded warm send off to one of its leaders Dr. S.P Vaid, as a mark of respect and recognition of his glorious service at a function organized at Police Golf Course this afternoon. Dr. Vaid is retiring from active service tomorrow. Director General of Police J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh, presided over […]

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Non-locals killings: South Kashmir under tight grip of fear

Non-locals killings: South Kashmir under tight grip of fear

‘Hundreds of trucks from other states moved to historic Mughal road amid tight security cover’

Srinagar: Fear has gripped south Kashmir again after the killing of six non-local laborers by unidentified gunmen in Katrochu Village of Kulgam district on Tuesday evening, reports said. The incident has happened after a non- local trader, five drivers and a laborer were killed in south Kashmir’s twin districts of Pulwama and Shopian in last […]

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British EU MP’s Kashmir visit cancelled after he asks to travel freely: report

British EU MP’s Kashmir visit cancelled after he asks to travel freely:  report

London: A European Union MP was allegedly uninvited from visiting Kashmir after he expressed the desire to “travel freely, unaccompanied”. Chris Davies, Member of the European Parliament for North West England, was a part of the group of EU MPs who were invited to visit Kashmir to see the situation on the ground. Davies was […]

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Chief Secretary for speeding up procurement of fruit through MIS

Chief Secretary for speeding up procurement of fruit through MIS

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary, B.V.R. Subrahmanyam today directed the concerned officers to speed up the process of procurement of fruit through Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) and transport them to other states in an expedited mode. The Chief Secretary was speaking during a meeting with a Central team led by Special Secretary Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and […]

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Dr. Samoon visits Rs 100 cr Bull Mother cum Dairy farm project in Kulgam

Dr. Samoon visits Rs 100 cr Bull Mother cum Dairy farm project in Kulgam

Inspects poultry estate at Tral

KULGAM: Principal Secretary Animal Husbandry/Sheep, Fisheries and Transport Dr. Asghar Samoon today inspected a mega Bull Mother cum Dairy Farm project in Brazloo Kulgam. The concerned officers informed the Principal Secretary that the estimated project cost is Rs 100 crore and will be completed in a phased manner. With the setting up of the project, […]

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Div Com Jammu reviews arrangements for Rashtriya Ekta Divas

Series of events to mark celebration

Jammu: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today reviewed arrangements for celebration of “Rashtriya Ekta Divas” in the division, here at a meeting. Rashtriya Ekta Divas- is celebrated every year on October 31, to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Deputy Commissioner Sushma Chouhan, Commissioner JMC Pankaj Magotra, Coordinator DSEJ Bharat Bushan, Director ULBJ Vir […]

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