State News

Reasi Cultural Festival on March 29th

REASI, MARCH 21: Deputy Commissioner Ravinder Kumar convened  a meeting  to discuss   the arrangements for” Reasi Cultural Festival”  slated to be held on 29th  March . The mega show is being organized by NHPC in collaboration with district administration Reasi in which  Natrang Theatre Group Jammu shall  performance. Later Deputy Commissioner, Director  Natrnag , Balwant Thakur and other officers visited the venue ...

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Govt taking measures to boost fish production in JK: Kohli

JAMMU, MARCH 21:  Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli today said the government is in process of giving boost to the fish production in the state to uplift the rural economy besides creating job avenues for the unemployed youth. Minister said this while inaugurating Kissan Mela cum Exhibition at Ghoumanhassan in Jammu under “Support to State ...

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Vaid supervises police recruitment process at Gulshan Ground

JAMMU, MARCH 21: Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S. P. Vaid has said that the use of latest gadgets and technology during the ongoing recruitment of Constables in JKP is yielding good results and the aspirants have shown their faith upon the recruiting agency. Dr. Vaid was supervising recruitment process at Gulshan Ground here today. He said that recruitment ...

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Zulfkar for capacity building in sports sector to improve performance

JAMMU, MARCH 21: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said it is imperative to initiate reforms in sports administration to improve performance in international sporting events. Speaking during inaugural session of the National Classic Power-lifting championship at MA Stadium, the Minister said that India has a huge young population and is rich in human ...

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Governor participates in celebration of “World Consumer Rights Day”

JAMMU, MARCH 21: Governor N.N. Vohra participated in the “World Consumer Rights Day” celebration which was organized by the Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Legal Metrology, here today. Governor emphasized the need for sustained attention  being given to all issues concerning consumer protection and safeguarding the welfare of the consumer. Governor observed that it is of paramount ...

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4 houses destroyed in Anantnag fire incident

Anantnag 21-03-2017 Property worth lakhs of Rupees  has been damaged in a devastating fire incident in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, official sources said . They said fire broke out in a house at Anantnag last night. However, before the fire tenders could reach there fire spread to nearby houses, they said adding four houses and other household goods were ...

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Chopra urges cong workers to gear up for political activities

Jammu, March 20 :    A meeting of functionaries of DCC, Block and Ward Presidents of Jammu (Urban) District was held here  today at PCC HQ  Shaheedi Chowk Jammu.   Anil Chopra President District Congress Committee (Urban) Jammu presided over the meeting.  All the Block President highlighted the failure of State government in all fronts especially with reference to the maintenance and ...

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Hundreds of vehicles, including those carry essentials leave Jammu for Kashmir

Jammu,: Hundreds of vehicles, including those carrying essentials besides passengers, left Jammu for Kashmir this morning as only one-way traffic will continue on the highway, linking the valley with the rest of the country. Meanwhile,  historic Mughal road remained closed for the past three months though massive snow clearance operation was also going on. The national highway, linking the Ladakh ...

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Firefighters, locals battled against forest fire in Bijhama

Baramulla ,Firefighters and local population on Sunday night battled against a forest fire that raged on in Bijhama area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said. They said that the fire was tamed after several hours of hectic efforts today morning. “Fire is still raging in the area but we have managed to control it to a large ...

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Police arrests 21 during a night raid in 2 Pulwama villages

At least 21 persons were arrested during a night raid in twin villages of Murran and Kangan in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources said that police raided the localities during the night hours and arrested 21 persons, including a 65-year-old man from Murran, over their alleged involvement in stone-pelting protests.

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