Author Archives: State Observer

World TB Day observed at Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MARCH 24: Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir, today observed the World Tuberculosis Day and held an awareness program at the Institute of Hotel Management at Raj Bagh here. Pertinently, global communities join hands in observing this day to fight against this disease. The theme for World TB Day 2017 is ‘Unite to End TB’. Speaking on the occasion, DC Srinagar, ...

Read More »

KPs integral part of Kashmiri identity: Laway Says PDP committed for their dignified return

  Jammu, Mar 24: Asserting that Kashmiri Pandits were integral part of ethos and identity of Kashmir, Member Parliament Nazir Ahmed Laway Fridayreiterated the commitment of his party for dignified return of the community. “PDP has already started the process of transformation to change destiny of the people of this State”, he said, adding, “Our party patron Jb. Mufti Muhammad Sayeed ...

Read More »

Qarra owes explanation to people, voters: Mir People aware of Congress misdeeds: Andrabi

  Anantnag, Mar 24: Peoples Democratic Party leaders today came down heavily upon the Congress terming it as a direction less party which has hoodwinked people of Jammu and Kashmir for its political interests. Several party legislators and leaders addressed series of election meetings across Anantnag-Pulwama parliamentary constituency in support of party candidate Tassaduq Hussain Mufti. Taking a dig at ...

Read More »

Farmers Group Flagged off for Exposure Visit within State 

  JAMMU, MARCH 24, 2017:  A batch of 100 farmers of different areas of Jammu District was flagged off for an Inter District Exposure Visit by Mrs Anuradha Gupta, Additional District Development Commissioner, Jammu today.   The visit has been organized by Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) of Department of Agriculture and the farmers visited Dry Land Research Station, Rakh Dhiansar, ...

Read More »

Worst condition of roads irks commuters in Thannamandi town

ARIF QURESHI RAJOURI Rajouri: With the population growing day by day, India is also becoming the fastest growing economy in the world. And there are many allied sectors which are responsible for the quick economic growth and overall development of the country as well as the state of J&K. In our state, many things are being done in the field ...

Read More »

Info Department, WWF-India release Earth Hour video for JK

  JAMMU, MARCH 24: Director Department of Information and Public Relations Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and Head, WWF-India State Office, J&K Dr Pankaj Chandan today released a special awareness video on Earth Hour for Jammu and Kashmir. The video was released at a function organized by the department at the office premises on the eve of Earth Hour, which is observed ...

Read More »

Jammu all set to celebrate Mahotsav: Priya Sethi

  JAMMU, MARCH 24: Stressing upon the need for the promotion of tourism in Jammu, Minister of State for Tourism, Education, Culture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today convened a high level meeting to review the arrangements put in place for the celebration of Jammu Festival 2017- ‘Jammu Mahotsav’ from April 13 to 16 organized by State Tourism Department. During the interaction with ...

Read More »

First Lady chairs Annual General Body Meeting of ASHI

First Lady

  JAMMU, MARCH 24: Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady and President of ASHI, chaired the Annual General Body Meeting of Association for Social Health in India (ASHI), J&K Branch, at the Raj Bhavan here today. The General Body held extensive discussions to identify new projects and activities which shall be undertaken by ASHI during 2017-18. During the course of the ...

Read More »

Kashmiri filmmakers short film ‘Who Dies’ screened at ‘New York Peace Film Festival’

kasmiri film

#Srinagar, Mar 23: A Kashmir based Bollywood actor & director, Shahnawaz Baqal alias Rufy Khan’s short film ‘Who Dies’ has been screened at the New York Peace Film Festival (NYPFF). In “Who Dies”, Shahnawaz Baqal, an International Award winning talent, plays an army man who deals with a Kashmiri militant whom he meets in a Kashmiri house. The story revolves ...

Read More »