KASHMIR
MeT forecasts light snowfall in Kashmir in next 24 hours
SRINAGAR: The weather department here on Friday said that there was a possibility of light snowfall at scattered places of Kashmir in the next 24 hours.

SIA conducts raids in Srinagar in connection with terror-funding case
SRINAGAR: The State Investigation Agency (SIA) Friday carried out raids at multiple locations in connection with a terror-funding case in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital, officials said.

JammuDGP sanctions welfare loan of Rs 71 lakh
JAMMU: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned a welfare loan of Rs 71 lakh in favour of 60 cops.


SRINAGARG20 event will be a massive boost to Kashmir economy: KCCI
SRINAGAR: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Thursday said a G20 event in Jammu and Kashmir will give a massive boost to the economy of the region.

SRINAGARCDS reviews security situation in Kashmir
SRINAGAR: Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan on Thursday visited the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland formations of Army in Kashmir where he was briefed about the security situation.

jammuState land is being retrieved from vested interests in public interest: Chief Secretary
Says Anti encroachment drive pro-people; genuine difficulties of people shall be taken care of
JAMMU: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today remarked that the encroached State land is being retrieved from the big vested interests only with the purpose of reverting it back for public use.

jammuChief Secretary lays foundation for development of ‘Gharana Eco-Spot'
Together with Suchetgarh & Bagh-i-Bhour the Wetland would act as a vibrant circuit to attract tourist
JAMMU: On the eve of World Wetland Day, Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today visited the Gharana Wetland here and laid the foundation stone for the all round development of the wetland as an ex...

budgamNovel Snow Festival Cum Rozgar Mela held at famous tourist destination Doodpathri
Doodhpathri has unlimited potential, to be an season tourist destination: DC Budgam
BUDGAM: The scenic tourist destination of Doodhpathri in Budgam district, Kashmir, hosted a day long Snow Festival cum Employment Mela here on 2nd February 2023. Both the events were inaugurated by D...

AAP holds protest demanding restoration of J&K statehood
JAMMU: Demanding the restoration of statehood in Jammu & Kashmir, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday held a massive protest demonstration in Jammu near the statue of Maharaja Hari Singh.

ganderbalDHEW Ganderbal conducts Awareness/ Outreach program at Safapora
GANDERBAL: The District Hub for Empowerment of Women (DHEW), Mission Shakti Ganderbal today conducted an awareness camp cum outreach programme at Safapora Ganderbal with NRLM self help groups.

Rapid growth, welfare of common man center of Union Budget for J&K
SRINAGAR: The Budget 2023-24 for Jammu and Kashmir is yet another major initiative towards rapid growth and welfare of common man in the Union Territory.

kulgamH&H Department Kulgam organises one-day Exhibition/ Awareness Camp for Cooperatives
KULGAM: A daylong Exhibition cum Awareness Camp for Industrial Cooperatives of Kulgam district was today organised by Handicrafts and Handloom Department (H&H Deptt) Kulgam with the theme ‘Encouragin...

ganderbalDLSA Ganderbal organises Winter Relief Distribution camp at Chountwaliwar
GANDERBAL: As part of winter relief program initiative, the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Ganderbal in collaboration with ELFA International (NGO) today organised a winter relief distribut...

srinagarTraining/ Orientation programme on ‘Adoption & Promotion of Integrated Farming System' held at Lalmandi
SRINAGAR: Divisional level training cum orientation programme on ‘Adoption & Promotion of Integrated Farming System' was today held at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi, Srinagar.

Drugs Control Authority seizes scheduled drugs at Kulgam
KULGAM: On specific inputs regarding the movement of scheduled drugs, multiple raids were today conducted at several places in Kulgam district by a team of Drug officials under the supervision of Dy. Drugs Controller Kashmir.

srinagarJ&K LCMA celebrates ‘World Wetland Day'
Takes out rally to create awareness among masses about importance of Wetlands
SRINAGAR: The J&K Lake Conservation and Management Authority (LCMA) today celebrated ‘World Wetland Day' with the theme ‘Prioritize Wetland Restoration'.

anantnagEncroached land retrieved from kin of Ex. Forest Minister & NC Leader Peerzada Ghulam Ahmad Shah at Qazigund
ANANTNAG: Continuing the anti encroachment drive against influential encroachers, revenue officials of Tehsil Qazigund today, acting decisively, retrieved encroached land from kin of former Forest Mi...

anantnagH&H Department organises one-day Exhibition/Awareness camp for Cooperatives of Anantnag
All efforts being made to bring change in lives of Artisans/ Weavers
ANANTNAG: A daylong Exhibition cum Awareness Camp for the Cooperatives of Anantnag district was today organised by Handicrafts and Handloom (H&H) Department Anantnag with the theme ‘Encouraging Coope...

kupwaraDraw of lots for establishment of Trout Units held at D.C Office Kupwara
KUPWARA: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Dr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray, Fisheries department today held draw of lots under CAPEX 2022-23 at D.C Office Kupwara to select the beneficiar...

kulgamDC Kulgam reviews progress of RDD sector in district
Instructs Officers to ensure timely completion of ongoing works
KULGAM: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat today convened a meeting of all concerned officers of Rural Development Department (RDD) to review the progress of ongoing deve...

budgamBudgam has immense potential as an ‘All season Tourist destination': DC Budgam
SF Hamid throws open maiden Basic Snow Ski Course at Yousmarg
BUDGAM: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, S F Hamid asserted that Budgam district has the potential to become as an ‘All season Tourist destination', and tapping this virgin potential for round th...

kupwaraFemale Patient airlifted from Keran; people applaud efforts
KUPWARA: Continuing its efforts to provide better possible facilities to the people living in hilly and far flung areas, the District Administration Kupwara in coordination with Army and other author...

SRINAGAR‘Baba ka bulldozer’ will remove encroachments by influential people in J&K: BJP leader Altaf Thakur
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir BJP leader Altaf Thakur on Thursday said "Baba ka bulldozer" will remove encroachments by influential people on government land but will not bother poor people, even as J&...

NEW DELHIDr Jitendra updates Rajya Sabha about ongoing 'Rozgar Melas'
NEW DELHI: "Rozgar Melas" being held across the country will provide 10 lakh government jobs in one year or so.

JammuLaw enforcement agencies not looking at terror acts through prism of religion J&K DGP
JAMMU: Law enforcement agencies do not look at terror acts through the prism of religion, Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh said on Thursday, asserting that strict action will be taken against those...

JammuGhulam Nabi Azad apprises Home Minister Amit Shah of land eviction issues in J&K
JAMMU: Democratic Azad Party (DAP) chief Ghulam Nabi Azad met Union Home Minister Amit Shah to apprise him of "land eviction issues" in Jammu and Kashmir.

JammuPK Pole appointed as J&K's Chief Electoral Officer
JAMMU: The Election Commission of India(ECI) has approved the appointment of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole as Chief Electoral Officer(CEO) of Jammu and Kashmir.

JammuTwo-way traffic resumes on landslide-hit Jammu-Srinagar National highway
JAMMU: The two-way traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar National Highway resumed on Thursday after remaining disrupted due to multiple landslides triggered by rains at different places in Ramban d...

SRINAGARExcept Srinagar, minimum temperatures drop below zero in Kashmir, rise in Jammu
SRINAGAR: The minimum temperature recorded a slight rise at few places and drop at others but stayed below sub-zero level in Kashmir Valley barring Srinagar on Thursday.

SRINAGARProf suspended after sexual harassment complaint
SRINAGAR: The Government has ordered the suspension of an Associate Professor at Govt College for Women (GCW), Nawakadal Srinagar after a sexual harassment complaint was filed against him by the stud...

JammuDGP sanctions Rs 4.03 cr special welfare, ex-gratia relief
JAMMU: Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh, has sanctioned Rs 3.48 crore as special welfare relief in favour of the dependents/legal heirs of the deceased police personnel and SPOs.

SRINAGARMajor Gen Girish Kalia takes charge as GOC of Army’s Vajr Division
SRINAGAR: Major General Girish Kalia on Wednesday assumed charge as General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the elite Vajr Division from Major General Abhijit S Pendharkar, a Defence spokesperson said he...

JammuPDD terminates services of In-charge Assistant Executive Engineer
JAMMU: The Power Development Department has terminated the services of Bashir Ahmad Shah as In-charge Assistant Executive Engineer (Electric).

srinagarJKTPO organizes GeM onboarding drive of ODOP-DEH products in Srinagar
SRINAGAR: As part of ongoing GeM onboarding drives, Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organisation (JKTPO) today organised an onboarding drive of one district one product (ODOP) and District as Expor...

PULWAMAAHD Pulwama organises Mega Awareness programme
PULWAMA: Animal Husbandry Department (AHD) Pulwama on Wednesday organised a Mega Awareness camp under Information Dissemination and Promotional Activities programme at village Chakoora, Block Pulwama.

kulgamDC Kulgam visits Liroo; takes stock of pace/ progress of construction on residential quarters
KULGAM: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat today visited Liroo area of the district and took stock of the pace and progress made on the construction of Officers Residenti...