JK Affairs

  • BJP committed to develop every area: Vinay Gupta

    Jammu, Feb 20 : President BJP District Jammu Vinay Gupta today held a routine public meeting at BJP District Office, Kachi Chawni, Jammu and he patiently listen to the problems of the general public regarding JMC, Social Welfare, PHE, Custodian department and other departments. During the interaction with the people, BJP leader also highlighted the various schemes launched by the centre under the dynamic leadership of PM Modi. He urged upon them to avail these schemes as the union government is very keen for the development of Jammu and Kashmir UT. Vinay Gupta heard and interacted with all the deputations during a freewheeling interface till late in the evening. He said the deputations ...Read More

  • Dharmarth Trust makes adequate arrangements for Mahashivratri in Valley

    SRINAGAR, Feb 21: Continuing with its age old tradition of providing hassle-free facilities to devotees visiting Shankaracharya Temple on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri, Dharmarth Trust on Thursday finalized all the arrangements for the people visiting Valley ensuring gleeful celebrations marked with religious fervour and ebullience. Sandeep Khusoo, Secretary of the Trust, Srinagar, informed that the Trust has made adequate arrangements in the ancient Shankaracharya Temple to facilitate devotees on Mahashivratri in Srinagar. Giving a detailed account of the preparations made by the Dharmarth Trust, Khusoo in a statement issued here on Thursday stated that all th...Read More

  • Police arrests five gamblers

    Budgam, February 16: On a credible input Budgam Police arrested five gamblers from a gambling site. A police party from Police Post Humhama raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities in Hyderpora area of District Budgam. Five persons identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Bhat resident of Baghe Mehtab Srinagar, Aijaz Ahmad Dar resident of Solina Srinagar, Umar Bhat resident of Hyderpora, Shahnaz Ahmad and Bilal Ahmad Ganai, both residents of Barzulla Srinagar were arrested by police for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake amount of ₹37400/- from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 48/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Stati...Read More

  • Police targets drug dealings; arrests 03 drug peddlers

    Srinagar, Feb 16: Police while targeting drug dealings in Anantnag & Srinagar have arrested three drug peddlers and seized contraband substance from their possession in a recent action. Police in Anantnag at a checkpoint established at Padshahibagh Bubehar in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bijbehara, intercepted a Swift vehicle bearing Registration number JK13C-0772 with two persons on board. Officers during checking have been able to recover 54Kgs of poppy straw from their possession. They have been identified as Amir Fayaz Bhat resident of Katriteng Bijbehara and Faizan Ahmad Najar resident of Waghama Bijbehara. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Bijbehara where ...Read More

  • 22nd Taekwondo Championship concluded at Jammu University

    Jammu Feb17: Emerged overall champion, while District Udhampur and District Samba remained 1st and 2nd runners-up respectively in the 22nd Taekwondo Championship, which concluded at Jammu University, here today. The Championship was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Taekwondo Association in collaboration with Directorate of Sports and Physical Education, University of Jammu, at Gymnasium Hall, here. A total of 800 players from different districts of J&K participated in this mega sporting event. Aashray Bhasin won gold medal, whereas Aaprajita Bhasin won Bronze in their respective category. Medals were given by International Referee Master Atul Pangotra. Rayees Mohd Bhatt, AIG Provisions a...Read More

  • Kavinder Gupta tours constituency takes stock of ongoing works.

    Jammu, Feb 17: Former deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader, Kavinder Gupta toured ward-54, Trikuta Nagar falling in Gandhi Nagar Legislative Assembly and took stock of ongoing work of Installation of Solar street lights, public washrooms near Panch Mandir, Community Hall and other works which are being executed by different agencies in the ward. Gupta was accompanied by BJP District President, Vinay Gupta, Councillor-Neeraj Puri, Bharat Sharma, Rekha Mahajan, Monika Khosla, Indu Puri, Divya, Sanjay Gupta, Shailender Jamwal, Sanjay Kumar, Neelam Rathore, Manmeet Singh, Sameer Andotra, Vijay Kumar along with other prominent persons of the area. The work of public Bathrooms near Panch M...Read More

  • Gear up for Forth-coming Panchayat elections: Ashok Kaul

    Srinagar, Feb 17:- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) J&K’s General Secretary (Org) Ashok Koul asked Party leaders to gear up for upcoming Panchayati elections in the state of J&K. The meeting was attended by Senior leaders, all District Presidents and all District Incharges of Kashmir. On the Occasion the party leaders were asked to start ‘Awami rabita muhim’, which means mass contact program to reach every individual in the Kashmir. “Listen to the genuine issues, grievances of the general public and forward the same to the party higher ups for their redressal. State Vice President Sofi Yousuf said on the occasion “BJP’s policies and working atmosphere, and public dealings have been widely ac...Read More

  • JKFFA felicitates Padam Shri Prof Nirmohi

    JAMMU, Feb 17: Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighters Association (JKFFA) in collaboration with Government College for Women (GCW), Parade on Monday organized a programme to felicitate son of the soil and a prominent litterateur from Udhampur Padam Shri Prof. Shiv Dutt Nirmohi and Viraj Kala Kendra Jammu members. It is pertinent to mention here that Prof. Nirmohi was adored with this prestigious award for his extra ordinary achievements and excellent research on 'culture and heritage of Duggar' in the field of literature during Republic Day 2020 celebrations by Government of India, New Delhi and Viraj Kala Kendra Jammu won ‘Best Stage Play’ award for the play ‘Ek Panna Gumnaam’ at 6th Shahjah...Read More


    Srinagar, Feb 17: On a credible input Srinagar Police arrested eight gamblers for the offences of gambling across district Srinagar in two separate actions targeting gamblers. A police party from Police station Batmaloo raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities in N R Colony Bemina area of District Srinagar. Four persons identified as Faisal Bashir Koila , Tawfeeq Ahmad Wani, Ghaneemat Wani and Khalid Bashir all residents of Abu-Bakar Colony Bemina were arrested by police for gambling offences. During investigation officers learnt that besides cash, offenders had been pegging their stakes for the gamble using m-pay. The money changed the hands among the gamblers ...Read More

  • Cyber Police Station took cognizance of misuse of Social Media

    Srinagar, Feb 17: Taking serious note of misuse of Social media, the Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone Srinagar has registered a Case FIR against various social media users who defied the Government orders and misused the social media platforms. Pertinent to mention that J&K UT Government has issued an order vide Government Order No Home-03 (TSTS) of 2020 dated 14.01.2020, banning all social media sites to curb the misuse of the sites by miscreants for propagating false information/ rumors. The ban was ordered to stall the rumor mongering and spreading false and fake facts having the effect of causing social instability. There have been continuous reports of misuse of Social media sit...Read More

  • Police arrests drug peddler

    Anantnag, Feb 14: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Anantnag arrested a drug peddler and seized huge quantity of contraband substance from his possession. Based on specific input about the drug dealing in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, Anantnag Police raided a residential house belonging to Ishtiyaq Ahmad Najar located in Bunpora area of Waghama, Bijbehara. During the search of the house, Police have been able to recover about one quintal of Poppy Straw concealed in nylon sacks from the residential house. The house owner was arrested and shifted to Police Station Bijbehara where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 11/2020 under relevant sections of law has been ...Read More

  • Police donates computer system to Government school

    Budgam, Feb 14: Budgam Police under the aegis of CAP (Civic Action Programme) donated a computer system to Government School Meripora Beerwah. During an impressive function held at Government Primary School Meripora Beerwah, a computer system was donated to the school by Budgam police. The students present at the function were assured by the senior police officers that Budgam police will continue to extend their support to ensure the welfare and betterment of our youth. Locals of the area have appreciated the efforts of Budgam Police. They expressed their desire that such programmes should be continued in future as well so that talent of the youth is encouraged. ...Read More

  • Police arrests four gamblers

    Srinagar,February 14: On a credible input Srinagar Police arrested four gamblers from a gambling site. A police party from Police Station Nigeen raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities in Saderbal area of District Srinagar. Four persons identified as Farooq Ahmad Zargar, Tariq Ahmad Sofi both residents of Saderbal, Mohd Yousuf Khar resident of Kander Mohalla Ashai Bagh and Shabir Ahmad Mir resident of Mirza Bagh Saderbal were arrested by police for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹ 9,050 from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 10/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nigeen and further inve...Read More

  • Police organises Bharat Darshan Tour

    Baramulla, Feb 15: Police in Baramulla under the aegis of Civic Action Programme facilitated a Bharat Darshan tour for the students of District Baramulla. The tour is an initiative to support youth related activities and provide them with an opportunity to travel to the other parts of country and acquire knowledge about the historical places located in the country. The tour was flagged off today by DC Baramulla and SSP Baramulla. Civil society members and other senior officers were also present at the event. SSP Baramulla Shri Abdul Qayoom-JKPS while interacting with the students wished them a happy journey and advised them to make full use of this opportunity in order to enrich their kn...Read More

  • Police organizes one day workshop on Juvenile Justice Act

    February 15: Awantipora police organized a one day workshop on Juvenile Justice Act at District Police Lines Awantipora. The programme was attended by SSP Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS, ADC Tral Shri Shabir Ahmad Raina-KAS, besides all DySsP, Assistant Public Prosecutor Awantipora, Tral & Pampora, ZEO Pampore & Awantipora, all SHOs and students of various schools were present. On the occasion, civil, police officers and students delivered lectures on child rights & child protection, Juvenile Justice Act, Role of Police in Juvenile Justice and child protection services. They also highlighted several other aspects of the Juvenile Justice Act emphasizing the importance of implementing th...Read More

  • Police solves burglary case, 02 arrested, stolen jewellery recovered

    Anantnag, February 15: Police in Anantnag solved a burglary case by arresting two accused persons involved in the crime. Stolen property worth lakhs of rupees was also recovered. On 12-12-2019, Police Station Aishmuqam received a complaint regarding burglary in a residential house at Manzigam Aishmuqam in which Gold ornaments worth Lakhs and cash 60,000 were stolen. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 51/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Aishmuqam and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers were able to identify one individual identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat resident of Mughal Bagh Wanpoh Kulgam. When the officer spoke to him...Read More

  • BJP East Mandal felicitates Parveen Kerni

    Jammu, Feb 17: BJP East Mandal team on Saturday felicitated Parveen Kerni for being elected as Mandal President for Jammu East, during a felicitation ceremony organised at Pt Prem Nath Dogra Bhawan Jammu. On the occasion senior party leaders including Yudhvir Sethi, J&K BJP General Secretary, Vinay Gupta, District President, Rajesh Gupta, Ex MLA and Priya Sethi former minister were present. Speaking on the occasion, Sethi said that people have lots of expectations from BJP and further we are also committed to the agenda of Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas and we are committed to provide development to the masses at their doorsteps. "The people of Jammu realize that only BJP can fulfill their dream...Read More

  • Srinagar police solved kidnapping case

    Srinagar, Feb 16: Srinagar police solved a kidnapping case of a newborn baby and arrested the accused person involved in the crime. Police in Srinagar received information that last night, a day old baby was kidnapped from Lal Ded Hospital Srinagar by an unknown person. Subsequently, during the course of investigation Police team from Rajbagh Police Station tracked the accused person and arrested him within 12 hours. The kidnapped new born baby was safely recovered. After completion of necessary formalities, the new born baby was handed over to his family. A case FIR No. 17/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Rajbagh. ...Read More

  • Police arrests drug peddler

    Baramulla,Feb 13: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in district Baramulla arrested a drug peddler and seized contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Chanpora in the jurisdiction of Police Station Tangmarg, intercepted an Alto vehicle bearing registration number JK05H-5104 with one person on board. Officers during checking have been able to recover 1100 grams of Charas powder from his possession. He has been identified as Nazir Ahmad Khan resident of Zaspora, Tangmarg. A case FIR No. 09/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Tangmarg. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Tangmarg wher...Read More


    Srinagar,Feb 13: Police today attended a crime spot following inputs about death of a person inside a mosque in Srinagar. Srinagar police received information about murder of a person inside a mosque in Maisuma area of Srinagar in the afternoon hours today. Accordingly senior police officers visited the crime spot and retrieved the dead body of an individual. The killed person has been identified as Abdul Gani Dar alias Gani Gazali age about 80 years resident of Russu area of District Budgam. Photography and video recording of the crime spot was carried out besides team members from FSL were called on spot for the examination of scene of crime. Following the scientific procedures of inve...Read More

  • Police arrests 04 terrorist associates

    Srinagar,Feb13: Police in its actions against terrorist networks, have arrested four terrorist associates from South Kashmir’s Anantnag and Awantipora. In Anantnag, Police have arrested three terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit HM. They have been identified as Adil Ahmad Dar @ Adil Gadhanji, Aqib Fayaz Makroo residents of Arwani Bijbehara and Ajaz Ahmad Sofi resident of Gund Chahal. As per police records they were involved in assisting the active terrorists of proscribed outfit HM operating in the areas of Anantnag. As per the investigations, they were providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of HM. They were also involved in motivating an...Read More

  • Sat meets Talab Tillo fire victims at GMC;assures every possible help

    Jammu,Feb 12 : Former Minister and Ex-MLA Jammu West visited GMC (Government Medical College) to enquire about the health of people who were injured in the fire incident occurred at Gole Pully, Talab Tillo area. Sharma along with others including District President BJP Munish Khajuria, State Secretary & Corporator Sanjay Baru and many others visited the injured in the hospital and asked the doctors and administration of GMC for providing every possible help to the injured so that their recovery could be done at the earliest. Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma expressed deep sorrow on the sad demise of three fire fighters (Fire Brigade Men) who lost their precious lives while putting out ...Read More

  • IGP Armed orders In-Situ promotion of 104 Armed Police personnel

    February 12: A Departmental Promotion Committee under the chairmanship of Inspector General of Police Armed Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS has ordered In-Situ promotion in favour of 104 Armed Police personnel. After completion of all departmental formalities 100 Selection Grade Constables, 02 Constables and 02 Followers have been granted In-Situ promotion after completing nine year of service on the same rank. IGP Armed Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS has felicitated the promoted officials and expressed hope that they will strive to work with greater zeal and professionalism for public welfare and the maintenance of peace and public order. ...Read More

  • NC condoles demise of District VP, sister of senior leader

    JAMMU FEBRUARY 09- Senior National Conference leaders today expressed grief over the passing away of Mr Prem Mehta, District Vice President Kathua and sister of senior leader Rattan Lal Gupta. They conveyed condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for peace to the departed souls. Besides Provincial President Devender Singh Rana, the leaders who conveyed their condolences to the bereaved families included Ajay Kumar Sadhotra,Surjeet Singh Salathia, Syed Mushtaq Ahmed Bukhari, Sheikh Bashir Ahmed, Rachpal Singh, Th. Kashmira Singh, Khalid Najeeb Suharwardy, Abdul Gani Malik, Javeed Rana, Babu Rampal, Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo, Jagjeevan Lal, Qazi Jalal Ud Din, Sheikh Abdul Rahman, Dr. Ch...Read More

  • Anantnag police arrests 02 drug peddlers

    February 09: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Anantnag arrested 02 drug peddlers and seized psychotropic substances from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Arwani Bridge intercepted an Alto K-10 vehicle bearing Registration number JK03F-2341 with one person on board identified as Khursheed Ahmad Dar resident of Tulkhan. During search of the vehicle officers recovered 35 strips of Spasmoproxyvon containing 840 tablets. Case FIR No. 08/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bijbehara and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Separately, officers at a checkpoint established near Goriwan Chowk Bijbehar...Read More

  • Srinagar Police arrests five gamblers

    February 09: On a credible input Srinagar Police arrested five gamblers from a gambling site. A police party from Police Station Karan Nagar raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities at Syed Mansoor Chowk Srinagar. Five persons identified as Muneer Ahmad Ahangar, Tanveer Ahmad Ahangar, Muzaffar Ahmad Ahangar all residents of Karan Nagar Srinagar, Bilal Ahmad Najar resident of Chanapora Srinagar and Zahid Ahmad Ahangar resident of Soura Srinagar were arrested by the police for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake amount of ₹5,540/- from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 04/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Stati...Read More

  • “Sports as Career” Interaction Session for Youth

    February 09: Bandipora Police held “Sports as Career” interactive session with the youth of Bandipora at SK Stadium Bandipora. The session was chaired by SSP Bandipora Shri Rahul Malik-IPS besides other senior police officers were also present on the occasion. DySP DAR Bandipora while welcoming all the participants encouraged them to take part in all the youth oriented programmes so as to showcase their talent. While speaking on the occasion, SSP Bandipora Shri Rahul Malik-IPS highlighted the importance of sports and games that enhance mental and physical capability of the youth. He further added that, our youth is high talented and motivated to excel in different fields and they have p...Read More

  • Modi govt. has set new standards of public working

    Feb 07: Stressing upon the welfare of general public, BJP District Jammu President Vinay Kumar Gupta, accompanied by local Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) Councillor Sharda Kumari, Mandal President Neeraj (Lucky) Puri and other local leaders conducted comprehensive tour of various areas falling under Ward No. 47 & Ward No. 48 in Bahu Fort area of Jammu. Vinay Gupta claimed that the present Centre Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set new standards of working for public welfare while creating examples of the selfless services to the Nation and society. During the tour, BJP leaders interacted with the locals while discussing various issues put forth by them. They highligh...Read More

  • Police arrests 10 drug peddlers in a series of action

    Srinagar, February 05: Police in a series of actions against drug dealings across Kashmir valley arrested 10 drug peddlers and seized huge quantity of contraband and psychotropic substances from their possession. The drug peddlers were involved in peddling drugs across several districts of Kashmir valley. In Budgam, officers at a checkpoint established at Watmagam, Budgam arrested one notorious drug peddler identified as Mohammad Akbar Bhat resident of Peth Kanihama and recovered 8.5Kg of Poppy straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Magam where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 12/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investiga...Read More

  • Rana greets people on Basant Panchmi, joins Jagran

    NAGROTA, JANUARY 29: Praying for peace and tranquility in Jammu and Kashmir, as also elsewhere in the country, Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana today greeted the people on Basant Panchmi and birth anniversary of Jai Baba Baloji Maharaj at a congregation held at Jagti. Mr Rana also prayed for well-being of the people, wishing them to bloom with happiness and joys. He said the festival of Basant Panchami marks the onset of spring, which also symbolizes harmony and prosperity, and it i...Read More

  • Workshop on “Gender Diversity & Violence Against Women”

    UDHAMPUR, FEB 01: The Department of Lifelong Learning, University of Jammu organized a one day workshop on “Gender Diversity and Violence against Women” for the students of Government Degree College (Girls) Kathua here. The workshop was part of Extension and Outreach Programme of University of Jammu under RUSA-II. Prof. Subhash Chander, Principal of the college who inaugurated the workshop, appreciated the efforts of DLL for organizing such workshops and added that it was quite important to...Read More

  • Police solves hit and run case within hours

    Srinagar, Jan 28: Police solved hit and run case within hours and arrested the accused from Barzulla. On 27.01.2020, Police Station Nigeen received information that a speedy Bolero vehicle bearing registration No. JK01U-9756 hit and injured four pedestrians near Dug-Park Foreshore road and fled away from the spot. All the injured were immediately evacuated to nearby hospital by Police wherefrom they were shifted to SKIMS Soura for advanced treatment. The injured persons were identified as Mst Asha resident of Fisherman colony Habak, Masarat Bano resident of Habak Naseembagh, Imtiyaza resident of Habak Naseembagh and Soni Nazir resident of Fisherman colony. Among the injured, two ladies...Read More

  • Sat provides Ayushman Bharat card to needy heart patient

    Jammu, Jan 28: Taking Narendra Modi led NDA Government schemes at grass root level, Former Minister and Ex-MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) provided Ayushman Bharat Golden card to a heart patient Bimla Devi at her residence in Ward 30, Talab Tillo. Sharma was also accompanied by BJP Mandal President Talab Tillo Keshav Chopra, Former District President Ayodhya Gupta, Incharge Ayushman Bharat Puneet Mahajan and several others including local residents and political activists of the area. Speakin...Read More

  • Police solves burglary case, 03 burglars arrested.

    Srinagar, Jan 28: Police in Srinagar solved a burglary case and arrested three burglars involved in the criminal offence. Stolen cash also recovered. Police Station Batamaloo received a complaint from an electrical goods shop owner Zahoor Ahmad Qureshi wherein he stated that some burglars had unlawfully sneaked inside his shop located at Batamaloo and stolen cash of ₹ 2,10,000 when he had gone outside to offer Friday prayers. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 04/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was initiated. Police taking aid of modern technical gadgets were able to identify one individual involved in the crime. When the officers spoke to him, they learnt ab...Read More

  • 71st Republic Day celebrated

    Srinagar,Jan 26: 71st Republic Day was celebrated today across the Kashmir valley. Police and other security forces besides students from various schools and colleges participated in Republic Day parades in all the districts of Kashmir valley. Various contingents of police, Home Guards, Fire & Emergency Services, Forest Protection Forces, IRP and CAPFs participated in Republic Day parades in Kashmir valley. In Srinagar, Advisor to Governor Shri Farooq Ahmad Khan unfurled the National flag an...Read More

  • Full Dress Rehearsal for Republic Day-2020

    Srinagar, Jan 24: Ahead of the Republic day celebrations, police and security forces besides students from various schools and colleges had a full dress rehearsal of Republic Day parade today in all the districts of Kashmir valley. Various contingents of police, Home Guards, Fire & Emergency Services, Forest Protection Forces, IRP and CAPFs participated in full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade. In Srinagar, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Shri Baseer Ahmad Khan presided over the p...Read More

  • Police organizes one day workshop on Juvenile Justice Act

    SOPORE, January 22: Sopore police organized a one day workshop on Juvenile Justice Act at District Police Lines Sopore. The programme was attended by Chairman Child Welfare Committee Baramulla, SDPO Sopore, APP Courts Sopore, SDPO Rafiabad, DySP DAR DPL Sopore, DySP PC Sopore, SHO PS Dangiwacha, SHO PS Bomia, SHO PS Panzla and all the I/C PP's and I/O's. Chairman Child Welfare Committee Baramulla, SDPO Sopore and Additional public prosecutor Courts Sopore delivered lectures on child rights an...Read More

  • Police organizes public interaction meeting.

    Bandipora, January 22: Bandipora police continuing its public outreach programme, held an interaction meeting with the community members at Police Station Bandipora. The meeting was chaired by DySP Hqrs Bandipora and SHO PS Bandipora. Community members from nearby villages of Bandipora participated in the meeting. Several issues were raised by the community members during the meeting. The officers present in the meeting assured them that their genuine grievances pertaining to police will be re...Read More

  • Wreath laying ceremony for Martyr Shahbaz Ahmad.

    Srinagar, January 22: To pay honor and respect to martyr Shahbaz Ahmad resident of Manjakot District Rajouri, who attained martyrdom yesterday while fighting with terrorists at Khrew Awantipora, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines, Srinagar today. Civil & Police Officers led by Advisor to Hon’ble Lt Governor Shri Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, DGP J&K Police Shri Dilbagh Singh-IPS, IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, IGP Ops CRPF Shri Rajesh Kumar, DIG CKR Srinagar Shri Vidhi Kumar...Read More

  • ENV SCIENCES, JU holds Alumni meet

    Jammu, Jan 21: The Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Jammu celebrated its first alumni meet. The event was organized at Brigadier Rajinder Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu. The occasion witnessed the presence of Prof. S.P.S Dutta, Chief guest of the function, teaching faculty members of the Department of Environmental Sciences Prof. Raj Kumar Rampal (Head of the department), Prof. Anil Kumar Raina, Dr. Sanjay Sharma, Dr. Piyush Malaviya, Dr. Neeraj Sharma and Dr. Meenakshi Khajuria and Rakesh Kumar Atri, along with numerous alumni from civil administration, academics and private sector who came from different parts of the country and abroad. The program started...Read More

  • Budgam police arrests a notorious drug peddler, psychotropic substances seized.

    Budgam January 20: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam arrested a notorious drug peddler and seized psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near village Kremshore intercepted an individual identified as Ajaz Ahmad Malik resident of Dreygam Khansahib. Officers at the check point have recovered 12 Kgs of cannabis powder from his possession. A case FIR No. 05/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in police station...Read More

  • Police public interaction meetings held at Awantipora, Anantnag.

    Srinagar January 20: Continuing with its public outreach programme, police held interactive meetings with the community members at Police Station Awantipora and at Larnoo area in District Anantnag. At Awantipora, SDPO Awantipora chaired the meeting in which community members of villages Charligund, Chersoo, Lethpora, Awantipora, Jawbera and other adjoining areas participated. At Anantnag, the meeting was chaired by SHO Larnoo and attended by the community members including transporters, tra...Read More

  • Lt Gov Murmu pays obeisance at Raghunath Temple

    JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Friday paid obeisance at historical Shri Raghunathji Temple situated in the heart of Jammu City. There is a strong emotional chord attached between the people of Temple City and this heritage site and it is a ‘Must Visit Place’ for all the tourists and devotees visiting Jammu City. Taking this fact into account, the visit of Lt Governor to the historic Shri Raghunathji Temple has got a special relevance and has send a positive vibe among the...Read More

  • Everyone must feel proud of his motherland: Indresh Kumar

    Kathua, Jan 17: Vivekananda College of Education, Lakhanpur (Kathua) today celebrated Inauguration of Silver Jubilee (1995-2020) Celebrations with a lot of gusto and fanfare. The Chief guest of the occasion was Dr. Indresh Kumar Ji (Member, Akhil Bhartiya Karyakarini, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh). Prof. Rajnikant, Controller of Examinations, University of Jammu was guest of honour. Sh. Lal Chand (IFS), Chairman, J&K Environment Impact Assessment Authority, presided over the function. Other emi...Read More

  • PRESS RELEASE National Highways Authority of India Ministry of Road transport & Highways Government of India

    PRESS RELEASE National Highways Authority of India Ministry of Road transport & Highways Government of India 50% DISCOUNT THROUGH FASTAG ONLY TO BOTH COMMERCIAL VEHICLES REGISTERED WITHIN DISTRICT AND ON RETURN JOURNEY. JAMMU Jan 18: In order to further increase the penetration and widespread use of FASTag for toll payments across India, it has been decided by NHAI that all concessions/discounts applicable on toll plaza like return fair discount, local exemption shall be limited to Toll Payments paid via FASTags only. Therefore, now, exemption and concessions will only be applicable through FASTag at NHAI Toll Plazas. Commercial vehicle registered within the...Read More

  • Yudhvir distributes PMAY approval letters to beneficiaries

    Jammu, Jan 17: BJP General Secretary J&K, Yudhvir Sethi on called for collective efforts for steering the newly formed Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory to the pinnacles of development, progress, peace and prosperity. He said the BJP Government at the Centre is endeavoring for uplift of the people of J&K, irrespective of caste, creed and colour. This was stated by Sethi who was accompanied by Corporator Anil Masoom and BJP Mahila Morcha leader Sharda Kumari while handing over Pradhan Mantri ...Read More

  • DSW JU screens ‘Uri’ on Army Day

    Jammu, Jan 15: To commemorate 72nd Army Day, Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu organized the screening of movie ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ for the students, faculty members and officers of the University. Speaking at the occasion, Dean Students Welfare, Prof. Jasbir Singh asserted that whenever it comes to revere the days of National importance, the students of the University of Jammu are always zestful and when it comes to respect the valour of our Army, their zeal is alway...Read More

  • Kashmir Police holds debate on Human Rights

    Kashmir Police holds debate on Human Rights Srinagar, Jan 15: Kashmir Police today organized a debate competition on the importance of Human Rights at PCR Kashmir. The debate was organised to develop a vibrant understanding of Human Rights among the officials serving in the valley. Speaking on the occasion, DIG CKR Shri V.K Birdi-IPS while addressing the participants emphasized that the respect for human rights should be reflected in the investigations carried out by the police officials....Read More

  • Four killed in accident on J-K Highway

    Jammu, Oct 31: Four people were killed and six others were injured when an SUV hit a divider and overturned on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Jammu district on Thursday morning, police officials said. The vehicle was carrying ten persons, mostly labourers from Bihar, to Jammu when the accident took place at Jajjar Kotli around 4 am, they said....Read More

  • Dharmarth Trust appoints new Trustees, Council Member Announces Diwali bonus, dearness allowance for employees

    JAMMU: In a recently held meeting of the Dharmarth Trust Council, its Chairman Trustee, Dr. Karan Singh announced the Dearness Allowance of 7% and a Diwali Bonus of 20% for the Trust employees as recognition of their valuable services. Dr. Karan Singh also announced the appointment of two new trustees, his grandsons, Martand Singh and Ranvijay Singh as well as a new Member of the Council, Sunil Trakru. The Dharmarth Trust Council meeting was held on the 22nd of October which was attended by the Trustees, Members of the Council and the Administrative Officials. The Dharmarth Trust Council and Trustees reviewed the administrative and maintenance issues and developments of Temples both in...Read More

  • Ensure availability of basic minimum facilities in schools: Div Com to DCs

    JAMMU, OCT 21: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today directed Deputy Commissioners to ensure that basic minimum facilities i.e toilets, drinking water, electricity supply, adequate number of class rooms, play grounds are made available in all the Government schools of Jammu division. The Div Com issued the directions while reviewing availability of basic minimum facilities in schools of the division and other related issues here at a meeting with concerned officers. The Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the number of schools having the facilities besides in their respective districts. It was informed that majority of the schools have basic facilities while some school...Read More

  • Chief Secretary clears Rs 459 Cr industrial projects in 44th APCC meet

    SRINAGAR, OCT 21: In the 44th meeting of Apex Projects Clearance Committee (APCC) held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, BVR Subramanyam, industrial projects with an investment of Rs.459 crores were cleared. The projects cleared include setting up of a mini Food Park by M/s Nav Bharat Group at Bari Brahmana with a projected investment of Rs.78.27 crore and substantial expansion programme of M/s Kandhari Beverages approved with a cost of Rs.78 crore. In Kashmir Region, the projects cleared included the setting up of a unit of Manufacture of Kraft Paper by M/s Rose Infrareal Construction International Limited with a project cost of Rs.123 crores, C.A Store by M/s Red Apple (I) Cold...Read More

  • FC Finance discusses budget proposals for J&K, Ladakh with Administrative Secretaries

    SRINAGAR, OCT 21: Financial Commissioner Finance Department, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today held extensive discussions with the Administrative Secretaries of various departments regarding budget proposals for the financial year 2020–2021 for Union Territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh, which will take the formal shape on October 31. The budget was discussed with around a dozen departments including Finance, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries, PDD, Horticulture, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Home, Health & Medical Education and other departments. While chairing separate meetings with various departments, Dr Mehta was informed about the strategies conceived by these department...Read More

  • Prof. Geeta Singh, Director CPDHE, Delhi University calls on Governor

    SRINAGAR, OCT 21: Prof. Geeta Singh, Director, CPDHE, Delhi University today called on the Governor, Satya Pal Malik here at the Raj Bhavan and held detailed discussions on varied subjects, largely relating to the education scenario and development of youth in Jammu and Kashmir. Prof. Geeta, who is a noted academician, shared her experience with the Governor on her current visit to Kashmir Valley and briefed him how the youth of Kashmir can be engaged/attracted towards sports, skill development and progress of the nation. Governor appreciated the initiative of Prof. Geeta and advised her to continue to make her efforts for the development of the yo...Read More

  • Avneet Kour, Ishant shines in Japan, clinched 2 silver, awarded with 2nd Dan Grade

    JAMMU, Oct 21: Young and promising karate Kas’ from J&K namely Sensei Avneet Kour & Sensei Ishant Gupta by showing tremendous & marvellous performance have, clinched Two Silver Medals in Hasuda Karate Championship JAPAN in the KATA Women / Boys event and successfully qualify in 2nd DAN Master Grade. This achievement is the pride for the State of Jammu and Kashmir and it is first time in the history that young players has been awarded with 2nd DAN Black Belt Master Grade by the World’s largest Tenshinkan KarateDo Federation, World Headquarter, JAPAN. The India Tenshinkan karate Do team was led by Koshi Hasrat Ali Khan Chief Instructor INDIA. As per the release Sensei Avneet Kour (Stud...Read More

  • ACB registers FIR in JK Bank loan fraud of Rs 1100 Cr

    ACB registers FIR in JK Bank loan fraud of Rs 1100 Cr Srinagar: ACB registered Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into allegations“that the officers/officials of J&K Bank Branch Mahim Mumbai and Ansal Plaza, New Delhi have sanctioned loan to the tune of Rs. 800 crore in favor of firm namely M/S REI Agro Ltd, on fake documents and in violation of the laid down banking procedure during the year 2011 to 2013 which resulted in the accounts becoming NPA in the year 2014 thereby causing a huge financial loss to the bank”. It emerged during PE that the Firm REI Agro, which has shown its Head Office at Kolkata and Corporate office at New Delhi, approached Mahim Mumbai Branch of JK Bank without having any o...Read More

  • Northern Army Commander visits forward pots in Siachen sector

    Srinagar, Oct20: Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command visited forward posts in Siachen Glacier today. He was accompanied by Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, General Officer Commanding, 'Fire & Fury Corps'. Complimenting the troops deployed in the Sector for their dedication and perseverance, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh said that the nation is proud of the valour and sacrifices of the 'Siachen Warriors'. He exhorted them to continue to uphold the high standards of professionalism and commitment, even while deployed in the face of extreme challenges posed by the highest battlefield in the world. He also laid a wreath at the Siachen War ...Read More

  • LMD fines Car Manufacturer Co. Rs 50,000 for selling lubricant oil, other accessories without MRP

    JAMMU, OCTOBER 20: Acting on the complaint by a consumer alleging charging of exorbitant rates on the sale of Lubricant Oil while routine car service, Legal Metrology department undertook inspection and booked M/S FCA India Automobile Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, imposing a fine of Rs 50,000 on the company. The consumer in his complaint alleged that he was charged excessively for Lubricant Oil during car service and that on checking, no MRP was printed on the product. The team of LMD inspected the car dealer of said company at Kunjwani and found the packs of Oil, other accessories were not bearing mandatory declarations. The case was registered and the company was put to legal notice to show cause wh...Read More

  • DC visits border villages to assess damages due to cross border firing

    KATHUA, OCTOBER 20: Deputy Commissioner, O P Bhagat today conducted an extensive tour of border villages covering Pansar and Manyari of Hiranagar Sub Division to assess the damages caused due to cross border firing. At village Manyari, the DC visited the damaged house of one family belonging to nomadic community and assured them of every possible help from District Administration. Emphasizing the importance of bunkers, DC said that the lives of the family members were saved as they took timely refuge in the bunker. The DC was apprised that a team has already evaluated the damage caused in the cross border firing pertaining to this family and all possible help will be given to them from Re...Read More

  • Power shutdown

    Jammu, October 20: In order to carry out various upgradation/repair works, the power supply to Bathindi and its adjoining areas fed from B-1 feeder shall remain affected on October 24 from 08 am to 02 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Arnia and its adjoining areas fed from Arnia feeder shall remain affected on October 21, 22 and 24 from 08 am to 02 pm. Likewise, the power supply to Babliana and its adjoining areas fed from BL-2 and BL-6 feeders shall remain affected on October 23 and 25 from 08 am to 02 pm. Meanwhile, the power supply to Bishnah and its adjoining areas fed from New Bishnah feeder shall remain affected on October 22 from 08 am to 02 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Bi...Read More