Burglars arrested on spot while stealing iron grills of SKUAST building

Kulgam: Police caught a burglar red handed while trying to steal iron grills from the SKUAST building in Khudwani area of South Kahsmir’s Kulgam district. A police official while identifying the alleged burglar as Bilal Lalu son of Manzoor Lalu of Ghat Khudwani told CNS that he was stealing window grills from the SKUAST building […]

CS reviews progress of Biometric Attendance in Government offices

Jammu: Chief Secretary, B R Sharma Friday in a meeting with administrative Secretaries reviewed the progress with respect to installation and use of Biometric Attendance System (BAS) in all Government offices to ensure punctuality, accountability and transparency in their daily functioning. Chief Secretary was informed that all departments in the Civil Secretariat have started the […]

Guv approves financial assistance for cancer patients

Jammu: On the recommendation of the Committee constituted under Cancer Treatment and Management Fund for Poor (CTMFFP) the Governor, N. N. Vohra today approved financial assistance of Rs 54, 30,000 in favour of 147 persons suffering from cancer. The meeting of the Committee was held under the Chairmanship of Financial Commissioner, Planning and Development Department, […]

Rainwater inundates several shops in Handwara

Kupwara: While the Valley continued to receive rains for the third consecutive day on Friday, the rainwater, which was accumulated in area, inundated several shops in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. According to locals, the rainwater inundated several shops in Handwara due to the blockage of drainage in the area. They said that […]

Vacating land by Army a welcome step: Zulfkar

Jammu: Welcoming the step of Army for implementation of decision on vacation of land at various sites in Jammu & Kashmir, Former Minister, MLA Darhal and Senior Peoples Democratic Party leader Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has said that the decision will help the state in building fresh assets for public welfare. He lauded the role of […]

Governor inaugurates “Kisan Mela”

Jammu: Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu (SKUAST-J), inaugurated a two day “Kisan Mela” at the Chatha Campus of the University today. This Mela has been organized on the theme of “Diversified Agriculture-Sustainable Agriculture”. The Governor visited all the stalls set up at the Mela, interacted with the […]

Finance Deptt issues guidelines for fiscal closure

JAMMU: To streamline the fiscal management and avoid rush of expenditure in the last days of March 2016, the Finance Department today issued fresh instructions to all the government departments in this regard. As per the circular issued by the Commissioner Secretary to the Government, Finance Department, Mr Navin K Choudhary, the government departments have […]

Awareness, training camp held for fish farmers

ANANTNAG: To give a fillip to the fisheries sector in the valley, Fisheries Department  today held an awareness cum training programme for farmers associated with fish rearing here at Akkad, Anantnag. Mr. Mohammad Younis Malik, Additional District Development Commissioner Anantnag was the chief guest on the occasion. Progressive fish  farmers from many parts of the […]

Farmers’ training programme held at Kangan

GANDERBAL: The Department of Horticulture today organised one-day awareness camp cum training programme for farmers under Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) at Hariganiwan Kangan today. More than 150 farmers of Kangan, and other Blocks of the District participated in the training programme. On the occasion,   Chief Horticulture Officer Ganderbal V. K. Gupta highlighted   […]

Handicraft awareness camp held in Bandipora

BANDIPORA: An awareness camp cum exhibition was organized by the department of Handicrafts here today at Town Hall Bandipora whereat a large number of artisans and carpet weavers participated. Among others Assistant Director Handicrafts and Handicraft training officers Bandipora besides district manager SICOP were also present at the awareness camp. During the workshop it was […]

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