World Water Day celebrated in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MARCH 22: To highlight the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene facilities and to draw attention towards sustainable management of freshwater resources, a function was held here to celebrate ‘World Water Day’ in which Deputy Commissioner Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone was the chief guest.           Organized by Department of Ecology, Environment & Remote Sensing, the

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Batote–Kishtwar road opens for traffic, Mughal Road to be through by April 15

  JAMMU, MARCH 22: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today laid thrust on early completion of road clearance operations for restoration of traffic on all snowbound and landslide hit roads in the state. He directed the Public Works department to employ all necessary resources, men and machinery, round-the-clock to clear the roads and open them for traffic movement.           The Minister

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Bukhari urges farming community to take advantage of farmer-friendly schemes

BARAMULLA, MARCH 22: The Department of Agriculture, Kashmir, today organized a mega Kissan Mela–cum-Exhibition at Dak Bungalow in Baramulla. Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari, was the Chief Guest of the programme.          Fifteen stalls were established for displaying various items related to agriculture and allied sectors on the occasion. While inspecting the stalls, the Minister, was briefed by the officers of Agriculture,

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MLA Sukhnandan inaugurates Exhibition cum Kissan Mela at Mandal

JAMMU, MARCH 20: Member Legislative Assembly (MLA), Marh Constituency, Choudhary Sukhnandan Kumar today inaugurated Exhibition-cum-Kissan Mela here at Mini Stadium, Bhure Chak, Mandal. The Mela was organized by Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Jammu. MLA Marh, who was also Chief Guest on the occasion, stressed upon the farming community to adapt modern farming

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Tarigami chairs Estimates Committee meet

 JAMMU, MARCH 22: A meeting of Committee on Estimates of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held here today.  The meeting was chaired by Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami in absence of the chairman of the committee Mushtaq Ahmed Shah. Today’s meet was the last meeting of the year 2016-17. The Chair asked the concerned departments to effectively implement the recommendations of

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CS chairs 2nd SLAC meeting of National Institute of Fashion Technology Srinagar

JAMMU, MARCH 22: Chief Secretary, B R Sharma Tuesdaychaired the 2nd meeting of the State Level Advisory Committee (SLAC), constituted to monitor the construction of permanent campus of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) at Ompora Budgam.           State Government has designated Industries and Commerce Department as nodal department for the Project and nominated SIDCO as the implementing agency for

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Make sports essential part of life: Ganga to youth

SAMBA, MARCH 22: Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga stressed upon the youth to make sports an essential part of the life adding that sports is a best medium to channelize energies of youth in a right perspective besides saving them from being caught in the web of social evils. The Minister was speaking during a prize distribution

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Health Minister reviews progress of development projects in GMC&H Jammu

JAMMU, MARCH 22 Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today reviewed the progress of various development projects   in Government Medical College Jammu here at a high level meeting of functionaries of concerned departments. The Government has started various projects for creation of additional infrastructure in the premier health institute of the state. The meeting was attended by the

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DIG CRPF calls on Governor

JAMMU, MARCH 22: Ms. Nitu Bhattacharya, Deputy Inspector General, CRPF, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.  Ms. Bhattacharya presented to the Governor a copy of “My Life My Horizon” which she has written about the lives of 8 women achievers in different fields. She also apprised the Governor about her upcoming book “Adhure Spandan” which

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