• Our visit has cleared many misconceptions: Karyala

    JAMMU: Led by Sukumaran Karyala, Co-Ordinator & Trustee Kerala State National Youth Project, alongwith a group of sixty members of the organization, arrived at Jammu on the invitation of Updesh Andotra, State Coordinator, National Youth Project. The objective of the visit is to have personal interaction with the local people associated with different fields and professions like tourism, industry, education, culture, women & youth development and have assessment of the problems being faced by t...Read More

  • Administrative inertia has impacted deliverance at grass roots level :Bhalla

    JAMMU: A meeting of Block, Congress committee of Block No.10 of Nanak Nagar Jammu, was held today at Nanak Nagar office. Sh. Raman Bhalla Former Minister and Vice president PCC was the Chief Guest. Sh. Anil Chopra President District Congress Committee Jammu (Urban) presided over the meeting.S. Parveen Singh Block Congress President organized a programe, with the collaboration of ward president and district Minority department, whose district chairmen Davinder Singh and Vice chairman Manjeet ...Read More

  • Kindergarten inaugurated at MHAC

    JAMMU: Making a historic event in the Golden jubilee year of MHAC Kindergarten section was inaugurated today. Chief Guest for the day was Mrs Priya Sethi MOS for Education, Horticulture & Tourism. She was accompanied with Mr. Yudhvir Sethi, Vice President BJP, Mr yash Pal Gupta a Social reformer & dedicated political worker, Mr S.P Raina known Astrologer of J&K, Ex Principal DAV Akhnoor & Educationist, Brigadier Balbir Singh First batch student of 1967, Nagbani Sarpanch Mr Shamsher Singh, School Manager Mr T.K Ganjoo, Mrs Ganjoo , Esteemed LMC members Mr ID Soni, Mr DP Khajuria, Mr Jamwal, Principal of Jammu DAVs Mr T.N Kumar, Principal R.S Pura Jammu, Mr Satish Sharma, Principal Vidyapeeth...Read More

  • Targeting Policemen and their families an act of cowardice - ABHMS

    JAMMU: Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha held a meeting today under the Chairmanship of Seema Mahajan, State Women Wing President of party. Attacks on Policemen, killing them, subjecting their families to torture and their houses to arson by terrorists were discussed. Expressing deep grief over these coward acts, Seema Mahajan referred to the advisory issued by Dr S.P.Vaid, Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, asking Policemen not to visit their houses for some months being at the radar of terrorists. Policemen in Jammu and Kashmir have suffered immensely, thousands having laid down their lives and got permanent injuries performing their duties, saving life and property of the people o...Read More

  • Dr. Gagan inaugurates “PRAVGUN” fitness centre at R.S Pura

    R.S PURA: M.L.A R.S Pura Dr Gagan Bhagat inaugurated Pravgun Gym and Fitness centre at Village Gazipur Kullian Main Road R.S.Pura in the presence of large number of youths, Party workers and prominent citizen of the area while speaking on the occasion Dr. Gagan Bhagat said it is the very good initiative especially by the youth for the youth and of the youth which would certainly help the youth to boost their health talent as well as keeping their bodies fit and attractive besides it would also...Read More

  • Ambedkar provided constitutional safeguards to women: Rekha

    JAMMU: On the occasion of 126th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar, BJP Mahila Morcha District President Rekha Mahajan, along with Mahila Morcha State Vice President Monika Khosla, State Secretary Neeru Anand, District General Secretaries Savita Anand, Pooja Chouhan, Kiran Aggarwal,Sharda Devi, Reva Masoom, Lalit Sharma, laid wreaths at the portrait of Dr. Ambedkar and paid their rich tributes. The programme was organized in Ward No.2 by Ward President Darshana Sharma. R...Read More

  • SMVD College of Nursing GB meets

    JAMMU: Maj. Gen. Shiv Kumar Sharma (Retd), Member of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body of the College of Nursing, in presence of all the Governing Body members, launched the web portal of the College for starting online admission process for the next batch.The online portal for filling up application forms for admission for the Second Batch of the 4 year B. Sc. Nursing Course at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing (SMVDCoN), Kakryal, is commencing from tomorrow i.e. 17th April 2017 and shall remain open for one month. The Entrance Examination will be conducted on 4th June at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and classes for the Second Batch (20...Read More

  • Civil Secretariat has become a den of corruption: Harsh

    JAMMU: Expressing grave concern over the burgeoning corruption in the State, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP and former Minister today appealed to the Chief Minister to activate, strengthen and effectively empower the anti graft bodies including SAC, SVC and CIC in conformity with her slogans of bringing Accountability and Transparency in the govt. functioning. He lamented that the deep rooted culture of patronized corruption was fast spreading its tentacles and had plagued and engulfed the entire system in the absence of effective control mechanism. He said that most alarming aspect was not the money exchanging hands in the unwholesome bargains but the open defiance of norms and proced...Read More

  • Punjab Wrestler Gani lifts 89th Jhajjar Kotli Kesari 2017 Title

    KATRA: Pahelwan Abdul Gani of Mallerkotla in Punjab lifts "89th Jhajjar kotli Kesari 2017 Title" by defeating wrestler Bhupinder of Ajnala in Punjab in the first malli bout that lasted for 23 minutes at Jhajjarkotli in Tehsil Dansal and District Jammu.Dangal was organized by Jhajjar kotli Dangal Committee in collaboration with J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of President J&K Indian Style Wresting Association Shiv Kumar Sharma and chairman Shining Star School Jhajjar Kotli Dugra Dass Thappa. Chairman J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association Prem Choudhary was the chief guest on the occasion who distributed cash prizes among the winners and runner-up wrestl...Read More

  • Jugal addresses "Samrasta Divas" public rallies

    JAMMU: Lok Sabha MP & BJP former State President Jugal Kishore Sharma, while concluding the week long programmes of the party from April 06 to 14, addressed public rallies in Akhnoor and Chhamb, said that Narendra Modi government is committed for the social and economic upliftment of the weaker sections of the society. Jugal Kishore Sharma, alongwith MLAs Rajiv Sharma and Dr. Krishan Lal Bhagat, visited the scheduled caste majority villages of Dhok Khalsa, Gurrah Brahmana and Sarmala in Akhno...Read More

  • BJP working for "Equality for all" in Indian society: Kohli

    R.S PURA: To remember the great works and contribution of Dr.Bhim Rao Ambedkar ,who was commonly known as "Baba Sahib" in the whole nation, an impressive function was organized at village Kalyana by M.L.A R.S Pura Constituency Dr.Gagan Bhagat and Minister of Animal & Sheep Husbandry Er.Ab.Gani Kohli was the chief guest on the occasion. While expressing his views in the program Er.Kohli said that the impact of works and contribution of Dr.B.R Ambedkar in the society and especially for the weaker...Read More

  • Slathia slams BJP-PDP for pursuing disruptive, deceptive politics

    VIJAYPUR: National Conference Sr State Vice President and former minister Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia on Friday assailed the PDP-BJP duo for sowing seeds of discord among people and plunging Jammu and Kashmir into crisis like situation." The coalition partners are suffering from inherent contradictions and playing to galleries, as a consequence of which the people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh find themselves pushed to the wall", Mr Slathia said while addressing workers at Village Nandpur Ramnagar in Vijaypur Assembly Constituency this afternoon.He said deceptive politics and disruptive posturing of the PDP-BJP has cost the state dearly, not only in terms of gap between the people widening but...Read More

  • JKNPP to gherao Education Minister over Contractual Lecturers, promotee Masters, RETs issues: Harsh

    JAMMU: Alleging total collapse of the Education sector in the state with govt completely averse to the woes of the aggrieved teaching community including contractual lecturers, unadjusted promoted Masters of Jammu and RETs, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh JKNPP Chairman and Former Minister today announced to gherao the Education Minister in case the genuine concerns of the said community were not addressed within a week. He said that it was extremely hurtful that so called builders of nation had to take to roads even for the realization of their lawful rights which were genuinely and legitimately due to them. He regretted that with morale of the teaching community having reached at the lowest ebb durin...Read More

  • Nurture the talent of R.S Pura, to get national players :Dr.Gagan

    R.S PURA: Indian Style famous and historic Dangal-cum-Kushti, Rustam-e- Baisakhi Dangal 2017, was organized by R.S Pura Indian Style Wrestling Association and Baisakhi Committee with special attraction of "R.S Pura has Talent" was organized with the initiative of M.L.A R.S Pura Dr.Gagan Bhagat in which numerous youths from R.S Pura and border areas participated and displayed their talent.The event was held under the overall supervision of Chairmanship of S.Jawahar Singh and was sponsored by ...Read More

  • Govt committed to stabilize drinking water supply system in water deficit areas: Jasrotia

    KATHUA: BJP MLA from Kathua Rajiv Jasrotia today said Government has prepared a comprehensive plan to meet the requirement of drinking water facilities in water deficit areas of the State, adding that for this purpose liberal funding has been earmarked under PHE and ERA for digging of deep drill tube wells and hand pumps. This was stated by the MLA while addressing a gathering after inauguration of PHE Tube well at village Bijjit. The tube well having a discharge capacity of 22,500 gallons pe...Read More

  • Tawi Colleges celebrate Technomania 2K17

    JAMMU: Tawi Colleges being run under the aegis of Jamwal Group of Educational Institutions (JGEI) at Tawi Technical Campus, Shahpur Kandi Pathankot celebrated "Technomania 2K17" with great enthusiasm and joy. The event started with the arrival of Chief Guest Sh. Dinesh Singh Babbu (MLA) Sujanpur, Guest of Honor Sh. Rishi Gupta, Registrar PTU and Sh. Vinod Kumar, Director, Gulistan News Channel. The Chief Guest was warmly welcomed by Er.Vidhi S. Singh, Chairman (JGEI), Sh. Shiv Dev Singh Jamwal, Vice Chairman (JGEI), Er. Renu Bangroo Managing Director (JGEI) and Dr. R. Abhilash, Director, Tawi Engineering College.The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp by Chief Guest, Guest of H...Read More

  • J&K Police Wrestler Nisar lifts 26th Dera Kesari 2017 Title

    KATRA: Pahelwan Mohd Nisar of Doda of J&K Police lifted " 26th Dera Kesari 2017 Title" by defeating Wrestler Kapil of Guru Hanuman Akhara Delhi in the first malli bout that lasted for 03 minutes at Dera Baba Banda Bahadur in Tehsil and District Reasi.Dangal was organized by Dera Baba Banda Bhadur Sikh Samardi in Prabandhak Committee, Baba Banda Bahadur Sikh Samardi in association with J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of President J&K Indian Style wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma and Baba Jatinder Pal Singh Sodhi (Gaddinasheen).District Development Commissioner Reasi Shri Ravinder Kumar IAS was the chief Guest on the occasion who distributed cash p...Read More

  • 4-Day Children's Film Festival begins

    JAMMU: Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture and Tourism Priya Sethi today inaugurated the four-day Children's Film Festival organized by Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) as part of Jammu Mahotsav 2017 here today. The inaugural event was held today at GCW Parade with screening of the film "Kuk Doo Koo", which communicates a strong message that everyone, old or young, should fight injustice even when the odds are heavily stacked against them. While ...Read More

  • Jasrotia inaugurates lanes and drains work worth Rs 85 lacs

    KATHUA: MLA Kathua, Rajiv Jasrotia today called upon the people to participate in the development of the state as they were the main stakeholders in the process.The MLA said this while interacting with the inhabitants after inaugurating various Lanes and Drains in Ward 2 near GHSS Kathua, Ward 17, Ward 7, Ward 14, Ward 12 worth Rs 85 lacs Kabir Nagar .Speaking on the occasion, MLA said that the Government was making all out efforts to provide better infrastructure and amenities to the people. He called upon the people to extend their cooperation and keep a watch on the implementation of schemes for better results on the ground. He said that the coalition Government was committed to provi...Read More

  • Billawaria conducts tour of several areas of Gandhi Nagar constituency

    JAMMU: Baldev Singh Billawaria District President Bharatiya Janata Party Jammu conducted a tour of Kunjwani, Gangyal, Dashmesh Nagar, Model Town, Greater Kailash and other areas falling under ward N:55, 56, 57 and 58. He took stock of the development works going on in these areas and listened to the problems of the residents. The people complained Billawaria that most of the roads in their areas are in a dilapidated condition and these is an urgent need for repair of roads in their areas has started and step by steps all roads will be blacktopped. He said that Kavinder Gupta MLA has vowed to make the entire constituency as model one and give a new facelift to all the areas. He said that B...Read More

  • Sat Sharma kickstarts construction works at Susheel Nagar

    JAMMU: Coping up with the needs of the local residents of Ward number 32, State President BJP and MLA Jammu West kick started constriction works for building a facility of Taps and a bathroom for the local residents of the area of Susheel Nagar. Accompanied by a large number of people, Sharma started the works in the presence of JMC (Jammu Municipal Corporation) officials, local residents and political activists of the area. The works will be further taken up under the supervision of JMC at ...Read More

  • Kavinder seeks greater public participation in developmental activities

    JAMMU: Stressing the need for active participation of local populace in developmental process, the Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today said public should take initiatives to associate with planning and developmental activities to ensure durable and purposeful assets as per the local needs. On the demand of locals from Kiryani Talab the Speaker took stock of the facilities and issues being faced by the residents of the area. The Speaker was apprised about the need to streng...Read More

  • Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh organizing protest rally on April 17th

    JAMMU: In a joint press conference of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh units Named Anganwadi Workers Welfare Association, Different Industrial workers unions, Bhawan Nirman Mazdoor Sangh, National State Government Employee Federation All Public Sector unions, and National Health Mission employees Association has announced that a Rally/Demonstration will be held on 17th April 2017 at M.A.M. Stadium, Dogra Chowk in support of workers/employees demands i.e. Hike in salary Rs. 15000/- for Anganwadi Worker and Rs. 10000/- for Helpers, payment of pending salary for the last 8 months, pension scheme under Provident Fund Scheme, Revision in minimum wages to Rs. 350/- per day for unskilled workers, to Aboli...Read More

  • Iron Rush fitness club organizes biggest ever bodybuilding championship in Jammu

    JAMMU: In the biggest ever body building Championship in the state organized by Iron Rush fitness Club in collaboration with Nutrition Heart at Jammu, Nahih shah wins the title of Junior Mr. J&K, Sandeep Verma wins Senior Mr. J&K, Men's Physique went to Raj Kumar and Mr. Iron Rush Classique 2017 was won by Mohd Arif Qureshi from Uttar Pradesh. The championship was formally started with lighting up lamps by Sham Chowdhary- Minister for PHE, Sat Sharma, State President BJP and Dr. Devinder Kumar Manyal, (MLA Samba) Chief Patron of the event.Kavinder Gupta, Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly was the Chief Guest of the function. Organized at Greater Kailash, the event witnessed heavy rush and...Read More

  • JMC distributes Dustbins to households at Migrant Camp Muthi

    JAMMU: In pursuance of directions of Housing & Urban Development Department J&K, & on the instructions of Dr. Manmohan Singh, (KAS) Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Sh. R.S. Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (A), JMC, Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, in the presence of other sanitation staff of Health Wing distributed dustbins to the households at Migrant Camp Muthi. The dustbins were distributed in two colours i.e. Blue & Green. On this occasion Sh. M.K. Pandita Sr. Vice President President of the Migrant Welfare Committee was also present. The Joint Commissioner (A) JMC appealed the community members that these two dustbins in two different colours are being distributed, green bin f...Read More

  • BJP to organize different events in coming days: Sat

    JAMMU: BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma, alongwith State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, State General Secretaries Dr. Narinder Singh and Pawan Khajuria and party Chief Whip & MLA Rajesh Gupta, chaired day long separate meetings of party activists drawn from different parts of Jammu province, wherein threadbare discussions were held and finally different future programmes were finalized to be organized in connection with Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay birth centenary programmes at Mandal, Bo...Read More

  • Ganga inaugurates free eye camp

    SAMBA: Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Prakash Ganga today inaugurated 19th Free Eye Camp in "Sevakunj Ashram" at village Chack Doulat in Ramgarh Block. The camp was organized by Sant Balram Goswami Ji Maharaj (Sanchalak Sevakunj Ashram). During the camp, the people from rural and far-off areas of Vijaypur constituency were examined by team of doctors besides free medicines were also provided. The Minister interacted with patients and asked them to avail benefits from such camps...Read More

  • APMCC deliberates CM's assurance to Migrant employees working in Valley

    JAMMU: All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) today held a crucial meeting with Migrant employees working in Kashmir Valley to deliberate the assurances given to APMCC delegation by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti regarding some burning issues concerning employees.The APMCC leadership informed the employees that a high level delegation of APMCC recently met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and submitted a memorandum on behalf of all PM & Non-PM Package Migrant employees working in Valley highlighting their burning issues which include delayed salaries, harassment by DDOs, accommodation issues besides the concerns of migrant candidates whose cases are still pending despite court ...Read More

  • Shiv Sena criticizes Education Deptt for not fixing fees structures of Private Schools

    JAMMU: Shiv Sena ( Bala Sahib Thackery) today strongly criticizes state education Deptt. for not fixing fees structure for private schools. While talking to media persons State President of Shiv Sena Dimpy Kohli Rakesh Gupta Chairman Manish Saini said that Private schools are charging exorbitant fees without taking permission from Govt. He said that besides charging exorbitant fees these schools are also charging many so called funds which are unnecessary putting burden on the pockets of parents . He said that after so many appeals to State Govt. no one has taken any lesson and this dirty money game in Education sector is going on un checked. Dimpy said that state govt. must regulate ...Read More

  • JMF appeals all to desist from issuing provocative statements

    JAMMU: JMF in a Press Conference appealed to all section of society to rise above caste, colour and creed and combat the elements that are bent upon vitiating the peaceful atmosphere of Jammu which is famous for its composite culture, brotherhood and communal harmony. JMF Leader said, instead of taking up grave issues of importance for the development of Jammu has been over shadowed Mansar, Surinsar road, Tawi Lake projects, Sansar, Tourist spot at Bhaderwah development issues should have been ...Read More

  • Mahaveer Jayanti celebrated with religious fervour

    JAMMU: On the occasion of Mahaveer Jayanti, an impressive function was held today in Zorawar Singh Auditorium , Jammu University campus. Programme was organized by S.S. Jain Sabha, Jammu and managed by Jain Yuvak Sangh, Jammu. On the occasion, Cultural programme was presented by students of Shri Mahaveer Jain School and members of Taruni Mandal, Shraman Sanskriti Manch and many other organizations affiliated to S.S. Jain Sabha, Jammu. This day is of religious importance to Jain Samaaj and is co...Read More

  • Healthy diet best weapon to fight cardiovascular disease: Dr Sushil

    JAMMU: To drive their campaign further to aware the people about the effects of cardiovascular diseases Dr. Sushil Sharma (HOD Cardiology GMCH & SSH Jammu) holds a day long camp at Govt. Girls Middle School, Kotli Bhagwan Singh ,Block Miran Sahib Tehsil R S Pura ,Jammu.Accompanied by a team of young doctors, paramedics and volunteers, Dr. Sushil Sharma examined people of the area for prevalence of cardiac diseases and other health ailments .More than 200 people were screened. They were thoroughly evaluated, diagnosed and free medicines were given as per the requirement.While interacting with the people Dr Sushil said the role of diet is crucial in the development and prevention of cardiovas...Read More

  • Baba Beeram Shah Annual function on April 17

    NOWESHRA: A meeting of Baba Beeram Shah Sewa Sammittii (BBSSS) Jhangar was held on Sunday under the chairmanship of Bhai Sham Lal Datta in which the participants decided to hold the annual func- tion in the memory of great saint Baba Beeram Shah from 14th to 17th April, 2017. According to decision the four day long programme will start with the commencement of Sri Akhand Path Sahib in Gurdwara Chhatti Patshahi Jhangar near Line of Control which will accomplish on 16th April, 2017. A Nagar Kirtan will be taken out at4:00 PM till late in the evening and there- after a night Jagran will be organised. This being a joint function of all the communities creating an example of commu- nal harmo...Read More

  • State BJYM Pravaas reached RS Pura

    JAMMU: Today BJYM RS Pura organized impressive meetings at Mandal Suchetgarh and Mandal Arnia, the meetings were the part of the forty five days long organizational tour of BJYM State President Dr. Suresh Ajay Magotra at mandal level. Prior to this, District BJYM team under the leadership of BJYM District President Akash chopra welcomed Dr. Magotra at RS Pura city where Yuva Morcha activists in large numbers garlanded State President and raised the Party slogans, after that Dr. Magotra chaired...Read More

  • GemLab introduces high-end Super Premium gemstones

    JAMMU: Having experience of more than 20 years in selling natural precious gemstones, GemLab launched high-end Super Premium gemstones in J and K for its esteemed and valuable customers.The products of GemLab are reaching across the country with a view to provide genuine and 100 per cent natural gemstones to our high end customers.Earlier, the GemLab is providing gem stone in three categories i.e, Standard, Fine and Premium. Now the Gem Lab is feeling proud by introducing the Super Premium serv...Read More

  • Interactive discussion organised to mark World Health day

    JAMMU: To mark the World Health day, an interactive discussion organised in the Govt. Ayurvedic Hospital, Jammu on the theme" Depression-Let's Talk".Depression which is described in the Ayurvedic scriptures as "AWSAD" has the reasons i.e. feeling of dejection, unhealthy family atmosphere, high targets, peer pressure among teen agers, any type of sudden shock. Sign and symptoms include change in appetite, increased sleeping or sleeplessness, Anxiety, reduced concentration, difficulty in decision making , restlessness, feeling of guilt, hopelessness, suicidal tendency and loss of energy.Doctors present in the discussion were of the opinion that Ayurved can help these patients in many ways...Read More

  • Administrative apathy throws Hindu Candidate to grave risk-Chetan Sharma

    SRINAGAR: In a meeting held in Ganderbal today, Chetan Sharma, contesting candidate for 2-Srinagar Lok Sabha Constituency in the Bye-polls alleged that the biased approach of the administration, particularly the Police made him and his party workers to face the worst kind of risk during campaign in the Constituency spread-over three large districts. Sharma is contesting elections on the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha Mandate and has undertaken tours in many areas including the far flung Lar in Ganderbal. There was hardly any security arrangement despite pre-hand information having been passed on to the Police Control Room, today and the contesting candidate was left at the mercy of God. ...Read More

  • Sat , Simrandeep lays foundation stone for new public park at Shanti Nagar

    JAMMU: Initiating a major step concerning improving the condition of public parks and creation of new parks in Jammu West Assembly segment, BJP State President and MLA Sat Sharma (CA) today started the construction works of a new public park which will be constructed at Shanti Nagar area of Ward number 39. Deputy Commissioner Simrandeep Singh also accompanied the BJP President when the foundation stone of the park was laid. Many officials of various departments, local residents and political ac...Read More

  • Bhalla flags off Begampura Itihasic Damn Shobha Yatra to Haridwar

    JAMMU: Begampura Itihasic Damn Shobha Yatra organized Shri Guru Ravi Dass S. S. Trust Sikanderpur was flagged off by Shri Shri 108 Swami Gurdeep Giri Ji Maharaj and former Minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla from Sikanderpur Jammu to Haridwar. Prominent among those present on the occasion included Kesar Singh, Bodh Raj Bhagat, Nezakat Khantan, Choudhary Talib M. L. Banalia, Sham Lal Basson, Dr. Kuldeep Moten, R. L. Dogra, Bodh Raj Bhagat, Mohinder Bhagat, P of. Kali Dass, M. R Bang...Read More

  • BFDC pledged to take campaign to every nook and corner of state, parliament

    JAMMU: The 72-hour dharna of Bahu Fort Development Committee (BFDC) in support of constitution of Shrine Board for Bawe Wali Mata mandir culminated today.Despite rains and adverse weather, the volunteers hold dharna for 72-hours and raise their voice against monopoly of Pujaris of Bawae wali Mata. The dharan is part of sustain campaign for constitution of Shrine for Bawe wali Mata Temple, which BFDC started in 1997.Speaking at dharna site, president Bahu Fort Development Committee Kr. Rajeev Charak, said only dharna was concluded today but agitation remain continue."The people sitting at helm of affairs must scene the reality and see this dharna as warning call," he said."The movement was i...Read More

  • Prof Gupta asks Congress to clear stand on Farooq's statements

    JAMMU: Denouncing the highly controversial utterances of Dr. Farooq Abdullah and his fellow travellers in the Congress in the ongoing electioneering for Lok Sabha by poll in the Valley, the former Union Minister, Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta said that it was a strange poly that they were not only glorifying the violence and terror but also seeking the intervention of foreign powers to sort out their internal problems.Prof. Gupta said that Dr. Farooq is contesting bypoll for the membership of Lok Sabha, which has already adopted a unanimous resolution that entire State of J&K is an integral part of India. And moreso, the NC leader is indulging in such a gimmick after oath of the constitution unde...Read More

  • Sat chairs joint meeting of various committees

    JAMMU: BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma, while chairing a joint meeting of the Convenors and members of various committees recently constituted by the party with an objective of getting in close contact with different sections of the society and work towards mitigating of their grievances. The Convenors of Ration Committee, POJK Committee, Migrants Committee and Mata Vaishno Devi Baridaars Committee, discussed the issues of respective sections under these committees and the need to devote...Read More

  • Financial Commissioner (Agriculture) interacts with farmers of District Samba

    JAMMU: In a first of its kind programme to reach out to the farmers, the Financial Commissioner, Agriculture Production Department, Sh. Pramod Jain visited various farmers fields and demonstration sites in district Samba. He was accompanied by Director Agriculture Sh. Ashok Kumar Malhotra, Joint Director Agriculture (Inputs), Sh. Kulbhushan Sambyal and Chief Agriculture Officer, Samba Sh Iqbal Choudhary and other Distrct & Sub-Divisional Level Officers. Beginning his daylong visit, the worthy...Read More

  • Govt focused on development of rural areas: Kohli

    KALAKOTE: Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli, Wednesday said the State Government is making strenuous efforts to develop rural areas at par with urban areas in terms of provision for basic amenities and employment opportunities. "Under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti and liberal funding from the central government, the state is marching fast towards equitable development and prosperity," Kohli said. He said a new era of prosperity has already begun in the state and the results are very much visible on the ground. The Minister was addressing a public gathering at Sagote in Kalakote of Rajouri district today. The Minister said the r...Read More

  • JKPCC President should refresh his memory: Prof. Virender

    JAMMU: BJP State Spokesperson Prof. Virender Gupta while commenting on the statement of JKPCC President & Candidate for parliamentary constituency of Anantnag that peace in sub continent lies in the resolution of Kashmir issue and that Centre government has no roadmap to deal with the Kashmir situation and to resolve the Kashmir issue, said the President of state unit of Congress should refresh his memory as the Congress party remained at helm of the affairs both at the Centre and the state for most of the time and for the ten years before 2014 it was ruling at the Centre and for the 12 years before 2015 it was partner in the state government. He asked him to throw the light on the policy o...Read More

  • Governing Body of SSH Kakryal meets, discusses expansion of hospital infrastructure

    JAMMU: The 34th meeting of the Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Kakryal which was held here discussed several measures for expansion of infrastructure and reviewed quality monitoring parameters to provide patient care of highest standards at this tertiary care hospital. Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Member of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body of the Hospital, chaired the meeting.The Governing Body took a detailed review of the to-date status of the OPD and IPD patients treated, major surgeries performed and number of diagnostic tests conducted at this hospital in the past one year since commencement of services on 8th Apri...Read More

  • Kavinder pitches for judicious use of available resources

    JAMMU: In order to review the development activities and identifying the lacuna in the ongoing development works, Speaker J&K assembly and MLA, Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta chaired a meeting of the officers of Jammu Municipal Corporation in his office here today.Those who participated in the meeting include CTO, Talat Mehmood, Assistant Executive Engineers, JMC, Rajiv Pandoh & S. Gurcharan Singh, Baldev Singh Billoria besides Junior Engineers, Sanitary officers and other field staff of Jammu Mu...Read More

  • Party MPs to spend 48 hours in a constituency: Sat

    JAMMU: During party's nationwide programmes from April 6 to 14, every MP of BJP will have to spend 48 hours in one of the Parliamentary constituency, meet the party activists, interact with the public and stay with them following local hospitality instead of going to Guest House or other luxurious accommodations. This was announced by BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma, while addressing a meeting of State Office Bearers, District and Mandal Presidents, Morcha State Presidents, alongwith St...Read More

  • Shat Chandi Maha Yagya concludes at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

    KATRA: Shat Chandi Maha Yagya organised by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji during Navratras for peace and prosperity concluded today with Purna Ahuti on the auspicious occasion of Ramanavami. Besides senior officers and staff of the Shrine Board, a large number of pilgrims participated in Purna Ahuti and other religious ceremonies performed amidst Vedic Mantras on the occasion. A group of 27 pandits led by Prof. Vishwamurti Shastri performed the Maha Yagya. Mr. Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, stated that during Navratras the Bhawan of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji, Atka and the area surrounding were special...Read More

  • BFDC hold 72 hours dharna demanding Shrine Board for Bawe Wali Mata Mandir

    JAMMU: Bahu Fort Development Committee (BFDC) holds 72-hour Dharna demanding "Shrine Board For Bawe Wali Mata" here today at opposite DIC Office Press Club Jammu. Continuing sustain campaign for constitution of Shrine for Bawe wali Mata Temple, BFDC had announced to hold 72 hour dharna at Maharaja Hari Singh chowk on Tawi Bridge from April 4 for which they already got permission from Deputy Commissioner and other district administrations but in the morning concerned SHO with his staff covered the dharna area and ask the volunteers to change the venue. President Bahu Fort Development Committee Kr. Rajeev Charak strongly condemned this attitude of district administration and alleged that it c...Read More

  • Vibodh to provide 2 lacs for recreational facilities

    JAMMU: MLC Vibodh Gupta started ayurvedic plantation drive at Bawa Kailakh Dev Asthan thather Bantalab. On occasion Bawa Kailakh Dev Asthan Mahant Rohit Shastri demanded toys and jula facilities for the children who visits Dev as in evening and make this asthan a modern dev asthan with all facilities of recreation for children.MlC Vibodh Gupta assures to provide 2 lakhs for recreational facilities for children's at bawa kailakh dev asthan.On this occasion Mahant Rohit shastri honored MLC Vib...Read More

  • JMC distributes dustbins at Ashoka Market and Raghunath Pura

    JAMMU: On the instructions of Dr. Manmohan Singh, (KAS) Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation and Sh. R.S. Jamwal, Joint Commissioner (A), JMC today Dr. Anita Salgotra, Health Officer, in the presence of other sanitation staff of Health Wing distributed dustbins at Ashoka Market and Raghunath Pura area. On this occasion Market association representatives Sh. Jugal Mahajan was also present alongwith their other association members. The Health Officer JMC also appealed the association member...Read More

  • Communal propaganda in elections campaign highly unjustified: Prof Gupta

    JAMMU: Voicing his concern over the alleged highly vitriolic communal propaganda being carried out in the ongoing electioneering in Kashmir for two Lok Sabha seats by-poll, the former Union Minister, Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta impressed upon the election commission of India to see whether it is permissible to propagate that particular religion is under threat and certain laws being implemented by the newly formed Government in Uttar Pradesh should be made to spread communal virus.Prof. Gupta said that elections are a normal process in a democracy but these should not be allowed to be used to spread any kind of ill-will, especially on basis of religion, particularly in troubled Valley where cros...Read More

  • Ravinder Kaul and Mushtaq Kak to attend Global Culture Summit at Abu Dhabi

    JAMMU: Internationally acclaimed Cultural Critic Ravinder Kaul and this year's Sangeet Natak Akademi Award winning theatre director Mushtaq Kak will attend Global Culture Summit at Abu Dhabi from April 9 to April 13, 2017. The event is being hosted by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and presented in conjunction with publishers of Foreign Policy Magazine The FP Group, Washington and TCP Ventures, New York.The Culture Summit is a high-level international meet that will bring together leaders from the government, the arts, and the media to address the role culture can play in addressing some of the great challenges of our time. The Summit will seek to bring together experts representing...Read More

  • Govt stalling development, taking credit for UPA projects: Raman Bhalla

    JAMMU: Firing a fresh salvo, JKPCC Vice President and former Minister Raman Bhalla on Sunday accused the NDA government of stalling development works and taking credit for things done during the previous UPA rule. "You must know all the things, because nowadays it has become a fashion for BJP government to stall development works and take credit for things done during UPA regime," he told a gathering of locals here. Hitting hard the NDA Government for cheating the people of state by just inaugu...Read More

  • NSF flays JKPSC for continue discrimination with Jammu

    JAMMU: Statehood for Jammu is only way out to end the 67 years long discrimination with the people at Jammu region, this was announced by Dr Vikas Sharma State President NSF in an organized Press-conference by City team of National Secular Forum (NSF).While addressing the Press-conference here today, National Secular Forum (NSF) State President Dr Vikas Sharma said that out of total posts of 37 of Assistant Professor in CHEMISTRY, 28 candidates have been selected from Kashmir and 09 candidate...Read More

  • No 'bias' in distribution of PG seats counters BJP

    JAMMU: "It is very unfortunate that a section of the media and few disgruntled politicians are trying to provoke the people of Jammu through misrepresentation of facts and alleging "bias" against Jammu in the distribution of fresh PG (clinical) seats by the Medical Council of India (MCI)," lamented Brig Anil Gupta, BJP State Spokesperson while addressing the media persons at the Party Headquarters here. Brig Gupta claimed that since the opposition is left with no issues, it is now trying to create 'imaginary issues' out of non-issues in order to lay unfounded allegations against BJP. They will never succeed in their evil design since people know their true face and have already rejected the...Read More

  • Spirituality, cheerful nature, positive attitude improves heart health: Dr Sushil

    JAMMU: To further strengthen their campaign to aware the common people about the ill effects of cardiovascular disease, Head Department of Cardiology GMCH & SSH Jammu Dr Sushil Sharma accepted the invitation of prominent Hindu Saint and spiritual Guru Shri Shri 1008 Swami Vishwatamanand Saraswati Ji and held a day long camp in Chhan Arorian area of Kathua District (J&K). The camp bear special significance since it was held at a place where the Swami Ji had come to bless his disciples at the completion of Eighth day of Bhagwad Sapta. The camp was inaugurated by Swami Ji along with Dr Sushil and numerous disciples with the invocation of vedic hymns and prayer for universal peace and brother...Read More

  • Govt. resorting to coercive means for making Udhampur rally a success: Harsh

    JAMMU: Accusing the BJP of resorting to unfair practices to mobilize public gathering at PM's rally in Udhampur on April 2nd, scores of Panther activists spearheaded by Mr. Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP, Mr. Balwant Singh Mankotia State President and Mr. Yash Paul Kundal State President Young Panthers staged a protest demonstration at Exhibition Ground Jammu against the State government alleging abuse of authority and position to make the rally look successful. While speaking to media, Mr. Ha...Read More

  • Two Days National Symposium on Biotechnology and Drug discovery concludes at SMVDU

    JAMMU: The Two-day National Symposium on Recent Trends in Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, RTBDD-17, successfully concluded at SMVDU on 31st March 2017. The symposium was organized by Dept. of Biotechnology, SMVDU and inaugurated by Jenab Sajjad Gani Lone; Hon'ble Minister for Science and Technology, J&K Govt while Padma Shri and Ex-Vice Chancellor, SMVDU Prof. RNK Bamezai was the Guest of Honour, Chief Patron of the Symspoisum Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Honourable Vice Chancellor, SMVDU, Prof. V. V...Read More