Dy CM for effective utilization of funds

JAMMU: The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh Wednesday called for devising a comprehensive roadmap for effective utilization of funds earmarked under PM’s reconstruction plan for improving and augmenting electric infrastructure in J&K. He was addressing officers during a series of review meetings of the PDD here today. Commissioner/Secretary PDD, Dheeraj Gupta, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, […]

R&B minister chairs 90th Board Meeting of JKPCC

JAMMU: Minister for R&B, Gardens, Parks and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, who is also the Chairman of J&K Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC), has called for taking necessary corrective measures to improve the financial health of the Corporation. Chairing the 90th Board of Directors Meeting of JKPCC on Wednesday in Jammu, the minister called for […]

Naeem inspects educational institutions in Udhampur

UDHAMPUR: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar Wednesday visited Udhampur and inspected various educational institutions including Government Degree College (Boys) Udhampur, Government Model Higher Secondary School (Boys) Udhampur and Government Girls Higher Secondary School Udhampur. He was accompanied by Minister of State for Finance and IT, Pawan Kumar Gupta and District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr. Shahid […]

ITDA’s to spearhead Tribal Development: Zulfkar

JAMMU: “Integrated Tribal Development Authorities will spearhead overall tribal development and socio-economic upliftment of tribal communities in a quantifiable manner which will be monitored regularly at the highest level in Government”. This was stated by minister for CAPD & Tribal Affairs Ch Zulfkar Ali after concluding the consultations and meetings with District Development Commissioners of […]

Chairman LAHDC calls on R&B Minister

JAMMU:Chairman, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh, Dr. Sonam Dawa called on minister for R&B, Gardens, Parks and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari  in Jammu on Wednesday and discussed the road projects coming up in Leh district. Apart from up-gradation of certain existing roads, the chairman also demanded construction of new roads in the […]

Connectivity to rural areas imperative for economicupliftment of everysection ofsociety:MLA Doda

DODA:MLA Doda ,Shakti Raj Parihar wednesday laid foundation stone of the National Highway to Shaja link road  in the remote Ghat  Block of District Doda. While addressing the gathering he said that Connectivity to rural areas and better road infrastructure is imperative for the economic upliftment of every section of society “The 5 km road […]

BJP subscribing to slogan of ‘Do Nishan and Do Vidhan’: NPP

Jammu: Days after Jammu and Kashmir High Court directed the State government to hoist the state flag along with the Indian flag, on all official buildings and vehicles of constitutional authorities, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh in an apparent snub to the court directions Wednesday said that no flag can be hoisted at equal level […]

‘IUST deserves a better treatment from Government’:UGC

Srinagar:  Taking a dig at State government for ruining the academic culture at Islamic University of Science and Technology, Joint Secretary University Grants Commission Nisar Ahmed Mir Wednesday said that after the completion of tenure of the founder vice-chancellor it was expected that State government may take a careful decision and appoint a Vice Chancellor […]

Drug peddler arrested in Sopore

SRINAGAR: Sopore police arrested a drug peddler and recovered codeine phosphate from his possession. On specific information, a police team from Police Station Sopore apprehended a person Riyaz Ahmad Khan alias Prina son of Mohammad Hassan Khan resident of Adipora, Sopore at Adipora. Sixty bottles of codeine Phosphate were recovered from his possession. A Case […]

Masrat lands in prison again

Jammu:  For the second consecutive time since he was arrested on 17 April this year for allegedly waving Pakistani flags, Separatist leader Masrat Aalam was rearrested, after he was released after Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashed his detention under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA). Family members of the caged leader said that Masrat Aalam […]

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