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Converting Bemina hospital into Pediatric Hospital: Civil Society Forum Kashmir hails government’s decision

Converting Bemina hospital into Pediatric Hospital: Civil Society Forum Kashmir hails government’s decision

Srinagar: The Civil Society Forum Kashmir (CSFK) has welcomed the decision of the government to covert the maternity and pediatric hospital at Bemina into a full fledged pediatric hospital. The government on Tuesday ordered conversion of 200-bedded maternity and 300-bedded pediatrics hospital at Bemina in Srinagar into a full-fledged 500-bedded pediatric hospital. The forum has […]

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Restoration of Adminstratve seniority as per Recruitment rules utmost important : DAK

Restoration of Adminstratve seniority as per Recruitment rules utmost important : DAK

Some people  with vested interests can’t force the Dept. to appoint particular junior doctor as Administrator. Srinagar:   Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) welcomes the steps taken by the administrative department of Health and Medical Education(H&ME) department directly under the supervision of K Vijay Kumar and Principal secrtary, Atal Dulo about restoration of administrative seniority in health […]

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Addition of 450 MBBS seats from current academic session is a historic move says DAK

Addition of 450 MBBS seats from current academic session is a historic move says DAK

Anantnag:  Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today welcomed the Letter of permission (LOP) given to Govt Medical college Anantnag  (GMC-A) and Govt Medical  college Baramulla (GMC-B) by Medical council of India (MCI) for starting admissions to 100 MBBS seats in each college from the current Academic session.  Dr Suhail Naik, President DAK while welcoming the move […]

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KCCI condemns leasing out of Horticultural land to forces

KCCI condemns leasing out of Horticultural land to forces

The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry expressed concern at the decision of the Governor’s Administration to lease out 60 kanals of industrial land to the Security Forces. A spokesperson of the KCC&I stated that the business community of the State was suffering due to the non-availability of land. The KCC&I is on record to […]

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Orphans in Need launch state wide widow and orphan food parcel distribution

Orphans in Need launch state wide widow and orphan food parcel distribution

Srinagar: On Friday 3rd May 2019 Orphans in Need, a charitable organisation embarked on distributing Iftar and Suhoor widow and orphan food parcels for the Holy Month of Ramadan. 3,000 beneficiaries gathered to collect their Ramadan food parcel at Sher-e-Kashmir Park, Srinagar. The beneficiaries who received these food parcels were all widows who live below […]

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“Run against Drug Addiction” held by R P School

“Run against Drug Addiction” held by R P School

Srinagar: R.P School Alamdar Colony organized its annual Cross Country Run under the theme of “Run against Drug Addiction” on Friday here.  Students from Standard 1st to 5th Participated in the Run. R.P school chairman, Moulana Ashiq Hussain said that the Drug menace is drastically affecting the large sections of our society including Students and women. […]

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More than 3000 dental surgeons unemployed, no dental surgeon posts advertised in 10 years: DAK

More than 3000 dental surgeons unemployed, no dental surgeon posts advertised in 10 years: DAK

Anantnag 6 April :  Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today held a meeting at Government Medical College Anantnag and discussed various issues confronting medical fraternity. The meeting was chaired by president DAK, Dr Suhail Naik and attended by all executive members of DAK south Kashmir including Dr Owais H Dar, General Secretary, Dr Fayaz Ah Bhat, […]

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Don’t panic, it is seasonal flu: Doctors Association Kashmir

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir on Saturday said that  flu has once again gripped the Valley and large number of children are suffering from Flu like Illness (FLI) . DAK appealed people not to panic and pay heed to any rumours as this is only a seasonal flu and not swine flu. The seasonal flu, is […]

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PSAJK welcomes Govt decision not to ban schools of Falah-e-Aam Trust

PSAJK welcomes Govt decision not to ban schools of Falah-e-Aam Trust

Srinagar: Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) has welcomed the government decision to keep educational institutes outside the ambit of sealing, in the wake of ban on Jamaat-e-Islami J&K. The Association said that the decision has come at a right time and will save career of around one lakh students. “The state was […]

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Strategy & Tactics Executives launch website at Kath bath organised gathering

Strategy & Tactics Executives launch website at Kath bath organised gathering

New Delhi: Kath Bath, a formal gathering of Kashmiris & Delhiites was hosted by Strategy & Tactics Executives on its website launch at Shahi Darbar,  Jamia Nagar,  Okhla Delhi. The statement by the organisers said that an eminent gathering of invitees including Laeeq Ahmad chairman sadiq group of companies and hotels , Gayas uddin Siddiqui […]

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PSAJK terms 6% fee hike, too little too late say denial of admission fee will crush Pvt education sector

PSAJK terms 6% fee hike, too little too late say denial of admission fee will crush Pvt education sector

Srinagar: Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) today termed the government decision to allow a meagre 6% fee hike annually as too late and too little. The Association also expressed its shock at the government decision to stop private schools from charging one time admission fee from students as the same will crush […]

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JDU urges ECI to announce polls in June

JDU urges ECI to announce polls in June

  SRINAGAR: Janta Dal United JD (U) State President G M Shaheen on Thursday announced its District Committee for Jammu and Kashmir State keeping in view of upcoming Assembly and Parliament elections. Shaheen while addressing the press conference at party headquarters Rajbagh Srinagar said urged upon the Election Commission of India to announce J&K state […]

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Stopping and recovering back of rural incentives given to NHM doctors in Kupwara an Autocratic apporach : DAK

Stopping and recovering back of rural incentives given to NHM doctors in Kupwara an Autocratic apporach : DAK

Srinagar:  Doctors Association Kashmir today was called upon by NHM Doctors working in kupwara and handed over their letter regarding stoppage of rural incentives given to them for working in rural and remote areas of kupwara. Dr Suhail Naik said that Government provides incentives to doctors serving in rural and remote areas so that they find […]

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Navin Choudhary inaugurates 77th Branch of HDFC Bank in J&K

Navin Choudhary inaugurates 77th Branch of HDFC Bank in J&K

  Jammu:  HDFC Bank continuing its growth story in J&K today launched 77th branch at Kachi Chawni, Jammu. The branch was inaugurated by Mr Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary to Government, Finance Department in presence of Zubair Iqbal, Senior Vice President, Sachin Mahajan, Vice President, Parvinder Singh Sudan,Deputy Vice President, HDFC Bank, Senior Officers of […]

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Any Delay In Controlling Drug Abuse Is Costing Precious Human Lives: CSFK

Any Delay In Controlling Drug Abuse Is Costing Precious Human Lives: CSFK

Srinagar: Civil Society Forum Kashmir (CSFK) appeals to Honorable Governor, Chief Secretary J&K State for immediate implementation of newly drafted Anti-Drug Abuse policy to control Drug Abuse in J&K State without any further delay. “J&K State continues to be one of the worst hit states by drug abuse at an alarming rate. Thousands of youth […]

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Several youth of Chenab valley, Jammu-West segment join JDU 

Several youth of Chenab valley, Jammu-West segment join JDU 

JAMMU: A large number of youth from Chenab Valley and Jammu segment led by Haq Zargar and Pankaj Bhagat respectively on Wednesday joined the Janta Dal (United) JD (U) in presence of State President G M Shaheen, Jammu Provincial president Nigesh Samral and other senior party leaders at Jammu party headquarters Gandhi Nagar in a […]

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Don’t cross limits, stick to your domain: DAK tells Dy Mayor Srinagar

Don’t cross limits, stick to your domain: DAK tells Dy Mayor Srinagar

Srinagar : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK)  on Wednesday expressed strong resentment over unruly behaviour of Deputy Mayor Srinagar with on duty doctor at Chest Dissease Hospital , an associated hospital of Government Medical College Srinagar.  It is now routine that different ward members, Panchs Sarpanchs and now Deputy Mayor are routinely interfering in hospitals to […]

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28 destinations, 1600 kms, 46 days long ‘Healthy India Cyclothon’ concludes’

28 destinations, 1600 kms, 46 days long ‘Healthy India Cyclothon’ concludes’

Jammu: The Track-I Campaign Nationwide Swasth Bharat Yatra-2018 (Healthy India Campaign/Cyclothon) starting from Leh on 16th of October today concluded at Lakhnanpur, Jammu & Kashmir with huge number of participants from all walks of life. The final leg of the programme was seen off by the Commissioner Food Safety J&K Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar by […]

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CSFK demands implementation of newly drafted Anti Drug Abuse policy in J&K State.

CSFK demands implementation of newly drafted Anti Drug Abuse policy in J&K State.

Srinagar: J&K State continues to be one of the worst hit states by drug abuse at an alarming rate. Thousands of youth have got involved in drug abuse across J&K state. The situation is really alarming if concrete steps are not even taken now. The disaster of the productive population of our state is certain. […]

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‘In ottaman empire 40% contribution to Bait-al-Mal was by women, strive to achieve same status in society’

‘In ottaman empire 40% contribution to Bait-al-Mal was by women, strive to achieve same status in society’

Srinagar: Ansar-un-Nissa’ (Friends for Women), the women-only socio-religious organisation today organized a one-day Seminar on “Violence Against Women – Our Role & Responsibility” at the campus of Jamia Islamia Mahdul Muslimat, Khalidabad, Baghat, Srinagar. The event was organised in regard to put an eagle’s eye to the one of the most dormant section of the society particularly […]

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FLAGGING OFF OF “CAPACITY BUILDING TOUR” FOR DEGREE COLLEGE STUDENTS

FLAGGING OFF OF “CAPACITY BUILDING TOUR” FOR DEGREE COLLEGE STUDENTS

Kupwara: General Officer Commanding of Vajr Division flagged off a “Capacity Building Tour” for 20 degree college students of Gurez, Tangdhar & Drugmulla. The tour started from Jangli, Kupwara on Saturday afternoon and will be proceeding to Delhi and Agra. The main aim of the tour is to upgrade the technical knowledge of college students […]

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Civil Society Forum Kashmir Health (CSFK-H) hails Chief Secretary J&K State, to formulate the Drug de addiction policy

Civil Society Forum Kashmir Health (CSFK-H) hails Chief Secretary J&K State, to formulate the Drug de addiction policy

Srinagar: Civil Society Forum Kashmir the decision taken by the Government to formulate draft De –addiction policy outlining comprehensive mechanism/ measures to deal with the menace of drug abuse in the state in an efficacious manner under the chair of Chief Secretary J&K state was welcomed by the society. J&K State is suffering to a […]

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Journalism Department IUST organizes lecture on Event Management

Journalism Department IUST organizes lecture on Event Management

  Awantipora, July 03: Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC), Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) on Tuesday organised a skype interactive session and guest lecture on ‘Event Management and its Challenges’. Having expertise in Artist Management, Managing Intellectual Property (IP’s) and International Business, Sabaa Malik who is based in Mumbai dealt in […]

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Law quiz held at Vitasta school of law Nowgam

Law quiz held at Vitasta school of law Nowgam

Srinagar: Vitasta School of Law organised a law Nowgam campus to create legal awareness among students. According to participating students it was a great learning experience. Students participated with great zeal, said organisers, among whom prizes were distributed. Certificates, prizes were distributed among the contesting law students. The quiz was held on Thursday.

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J&K Bank gives warm send-off to its Executive President

J&K Bank gives warm send-off to its Executive President

Srinagar, Jun 1: J&K Bank gave a warm send off to its Executive President Vagesh Chander, who attained superannuation after serving the bank for over three decades at various key positions. Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed along with Executive Presidents Pushap Kumar Tickoo, Rajesh Kumar Chibber, Presidents, Vice-presidents and other senior officers attended the farewell held […]

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Mehbooba Mufti, Hina Bhat among India’s 50 powerful women politicians

Mehbooba Mufti, Hina Bhat among India’s 50 powerful women politicians

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Bharatiya Janata party Member Hina Bhat have made it to the top 50 powerful women politicians of India. They have been named in a Hindi book titled ‘Bharatiya Rajneeti Ki 50 Shikhar Mahilayen’ authored by Dr Asshwine Shastri which was release by Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on […]

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Talented youngsters of Kashmir can contribute greatly to the nation :GOC kilo force

Talented youngsters of Kashmir can contribute greatly to the nation :GOC kilo force

    Kupwara: In continuation to various initiatives undertaken for the welfare of Awaam, 30 RR & 21RR behalf of 7 sector RR organised two separate  public Darbars at HQ 30RR Langate & HQ 21RR Bagatpora Handwara  today on 15 April to enhance the bonding between  the Indian Army and local population of the Areas. […]

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq inaugurates Al Sadooq Utensils at Rajouri Kadal

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq inaugurates Al Sadooq Utensils at Rajouri Kadal
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Syed us Sadat foundation organises blood donation camp in Anantnag.

Syed us Sadat foundation organises blood donation camp in Anantnag.

Anantnag:-   A blood donation camp was organized by Syed us Sadat foundation trust in memory of  Bilal Ahmad Dar today in district Hospital Anantnag. Chairman of the welfare trust Zahoor Ahmad Tak, Basir Ahmad Veeri secretary, and Noor Mohd Thug general secretar graced the occasion and encouraged the donors of welfare trust. They appreciated […]

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Back-door, Illegal appointments In MC Ganderbal : Saloora

Back-door, Illegal appointments In MC Ganderbal : Saloora

Ganderbal:- Ganderbal Awami Insaf Party (AIP) Patron Sheikh Ghulam Ahmad Saloora here on today said that Back-Door and illegal appointments by former Executives officers in Municipal Committee Ganderbal have pushed Ganderbal educated youth’s to the wall and they give to benefit their relatives. Saloora alleged that for the last many years MC has been made […]

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Dr Farooq Abdullah receives ‘The Inner Call Falcon Award’ for contribution in social service

Dr Farooq Abdullah receives ‘The Inner Call Falcon Award’ for contribution in social service

Srinagar,4th April: Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Member, Parliament inaugurated SAAM (Substance Abuse Awareness Month), an initiative of The Inner Call, Forum for Evolution, Development and Awareness, in SKICC, Srinagar today. SAAM would be observed in collaboration with the Central University of Kashmir to reach out to the masses in all the ten districts of Valley to […]

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Plantation drive kick started at Sopore Court

Plantation drive kick started at Sopore Court

Sopore:  To enhance the green cover in Sopore, a plantation drive was kick-started here in the Court  Complex of Sopore on Monday, officials said. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Sopore, Ruhi Masrat said that the drive has been launched with the purpose to revive the plantation in the district. “I urge various authorities to plant trees at appropriate […]

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World kidney day celebrated at Noora Hospital

World kidney day celebrated at Noora Hospital

Srinagar: To mark the world Kidney Day, Noora Hospital organised awareness program on Kidney diseases. The Event was organised By Department of Nephrology and Kidney transplant, Noora Hospital. Dr. Abdul Rashid Ahanger, HOD Nephrology, Noora Hospital delivered a talk on “Kidney diseases, dialysis and kidney transplantation”. The emphasis was given on the silent nature of […]

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DGP Sanctions Special Reward Rs. 2.20 lakh for Police wards

DGP Sanctions Special Reward Rs. 2.20 lakh for Police wards

Jammu: Director General of Police S.P Vaid has sanctioned DGPs Special Reward of Rs.10,000/- each in favor of 22 wards of serving Police personnel who have qualified competitive examination conducted by ICAR/ SKUAST/ BOPEE/ Central Board during the year 2017. A total amount of Rs.2,20,000/- special reward has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund […]

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Fin Min Drabu unveils J&K Bank Wall Calendar 2018

Fin Min Drabu unveils J&K Bank Wall Calendar 2018

Jammu: Finance Minister Dr Haseeb A Drabu on Sunday unveiled the J&K Bank Calendar – 2018 themed ‘Half-Hidden Heaven’ in presence of the bank’s Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed here at the Zonal Office, Jammu (central). Drabu also unveiled the Bank’s diary 2018. The calendar is a tribute to the natural beauty of state of […]

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Farmer scientist interaction prog held in Doda

Farmer scientist interaction prog held in Doda

Doda: A two-day farmer scientist interaction programme was organised by the department of Agriculture under ATMA scheme at Agriculture Complex here on Friday. Scientists from regional horticulture research station, Bhaderwah and experts from the department of agriculture Doda interacted with farmers on various aspects related to agriculture, horticulture, KCC and mushroom cultivation. Haroon Hussain, AEO, […]

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JK Bank opens new branch in Delhi

JK Bank opens new branch in Delhi

Srinagar: J&K Bank Executive President S S Sehgal inaugurated the new premises of the Business Unit Vikas Marg, New Delhi. The inauguration took place in presence of the bank’s zonal head, Delhi, Rajni Saraf, vice president Arvind Gupta, other officers of the bank and customers. “It has always been our top priority to render hassle […]

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Fashion show on Dogra culture in Jammu on Lohri

Fashion show on Dogra culture in Jammu on Lohri

Jammu: Khand Mithe Log Dogre in collaboration with Team Jammu is organising a traditional fashion show with a focus on Dogri, Kashmir and Ladakhi culture of Jammu and Kashmir, on the eve of Lohri festival. Addressing a joint press conference here on Wednesday, Chairman Team Jammu Zorawar Singh Jamwal and Chairperson Khand Mithe Log Dogre […]

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Rajinder Bhumbla awarded President Police Medal for distinguished service

Rajinder Bhumbla awarded President Police Medal for distinguished service

Srinagar: Rajinder Kumar Bhumbla, DIG SHQ (Spl. Ops) SSB Srinagar (J&K) was awarded with President Police Medal for his distinguished service by home minister Rajnath Singh on the eve of 54th raising day of Sashastra Seema Bal at New Delhi on Saturday, 23 December 2017. “Bhumbla joined SSB in December 1987 as an Assistant Commandant,” […]

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Darul Khair distributes relief among Baghi Mehtab fire victims

Darul Khair distributes relief among Baghi Mehtab fire victims

Srinagar: Expressing deep anguish over the huge loss of property in the fire incident at Baghi Mehtab, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) and patron of Darul Khair Mirwaiz Umar Farooq expressed solidarity and sympathy with almost half a dozen families whose houses got damaged in the blaze. He stressed for immediate rehabilitation of the sufferers. A […]

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Special career counseling programme for students at Jammu, Srinagar on Dec 6, 7

Special career counseling programme for students at Jammu, Srinagar on Dec 6, 7

  Noted Career Planners roped in by Deptt of Libraries to mentor aspirants about latest courses, colleges, admission procedure JAMMU, DECEMBER 03: The Department of Libraries and Research is organizing special Career Counseling programmes at Srinagar and Jammu for 12th class students who usually find themselves at the crossroads while planning for professional studies. “The […]

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Follow Govt regulations strictly: Secy Education to Coaching Centres

Follow Govt regulations strictly: Secy Education to Coaching Centres

  SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 03: Secretary, School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah today asked private coaching centres to strictly follow the regulations and directives issued by the government from time to time. He made these remarks while felicitating meritorious students at a function held at private coaching institute in Parraypora, Srinagar. Stressing that Government is committed to […]

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J&K Bank opens cluster office in Doda

J&K Bank opens cluster office in Doda

  Jammu, Nov 28: Jammu & Kashmir Bank opened its cluster office at Doda town in Jammu division of the state and is located in the centre of town  making it easily accessible for the general public,  Bank said on Tuesday. Premises of Cluster-1, Doda was inaugurated by Executive President, S S Sehgal in presence of […]