Slain militants 2 brothers held

KISHTWAR: Two brothers of a slain LeT commander were today detained by police when they were roaming around the venue of Independence Day celebrations here under suspicious circumstances.  “We have detained two persons who were roaming near the historical Chowgan Ground, the site for flag hoisting on August 15, under suspicious circumstances. They were dressed […]

SC reserves remission order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its order on the question whether after the commutation of death sentence into life imprisonment, could the conspirators in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case be granted further remission and be released by the Tamil Nadu government. A constitution bench headed by Chief Justice H.L.Dattu reserved the order as Solicitor […]

Govt to observe Sept 7 as ‘Revival Day’

2014 Floods Flashback SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar Wednesday said that September 7 shall be observed as a ‘Revival Day’ to commemorate the first anniversary of the devastating floods that hit the State September last. “The day will mark the spirit of revival, community volunteerism, courage, generosity and solidarity in post-floods and send a […]

Revenue Secy deputed to Saudi Arabia to facilitate Hajj

SRINAGAR – In order to facilitate Haj pilgrims from Jammu & Kashmir upon their arrival in Saudi Arabia, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today issued directions for deputation of Secretary Revenue to Medina Munawarah, to personally oversee the arrangements made by the State Haj Committee.  Apart from day-to-day coordination, the Revenue Secretary, who is also […]

MPs to head Monitoring Committees for NHM

DLVMCs to review implementation of district health action plan SRINAGAR: The Government has reconstituted the District Level Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (DLVMC) for monitoring the progress and implementation of the National Health Mission (NHM). As per the government order, the DLVMC would be headed by the concerned Member Parliament (Lok Sabha) of the district with […]

DC reviews arrangements for Pakherpora Urs

BUDGAM: Arrangements for ensuing annual Urs of Hazrat Syed Ali Aali Balkhi (RA) Pakherpora commencing from August 16 to September 04, 2015 were finalized in a meeting convened here under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Budgam, Mr. Mir Altaf Ahmad. The meeting was attended by Chairman and members of Auqaf Committee of Astan e […]

8 PHC Palhalan employees suspended

BARAMULLA: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Peerzada Mushtaq Ahmad Shah today made a surprise visit of Primary Health Centre (PHC) Palhalan and found 8 employees absent from their duties including a doctor. Taking stern action, the Deputy Commissioner placed under suspension all the absent employees. Moreover, the doctor was put on attachment with the District Hospital Baramulla.

Establishment of AIIMS at Jammu

DC asks Revenue Deptt to identify land by Aug 30 JAMMU: The Deputy Commissioner Jammu Simrandeep Singh today convened a meeting of revenue officers of the district in connection with the identification of Land measuring 200 acres for establishment of AIIMS in Jammu.   The Deputy Commissioner briefed the Revenue authorities about the guidelines issued […]

Keegam Hr Sec School renamed

SRINAGAR: The Government has renamed “Government Higher Secondary School Keegam” in district Shopian as “Ranjoor Memorial Government Higher Secondary School Keegam.” Abdul Sattar Ranjoor was a renowned revolutionary poet, born at Keegam on 12 October 1917. He took part in the struggle against British colonial rule. He was jailed in 1942 for his role in […]

Baramulla clinches Inter-District Kho-Kho tournament

BARAMULLA: The U-19 Kho-Kho inter-district boys tournament concluded on Wednesday at Government Degree College ground Baramulla, with district Baramulla emerging as Winner, district Rajouri  Runners up and district Udhampur stood at 3rd place in the Under-19 years age group. During the tournament, 17 district teams participated in U/14, U/17 years and 16 districts in U/19 […]

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