Farooq to contest from Srinagar, Akbar from Baramulla, NC spokesman

Farooq to contest from Srinagar, Akbar from Baramulla, NC spokesman

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah and Mohammad Akbar Lone will contest from Srinagar and Baramulla parliamentary constituencies respectively, a NC spokesman said on Monday evening. He said NC Parliamentary Board met under the chairmanship of party president Dr Farooq here today at party headquarter. The parliamentary board members were unanimously of the opinion […]

DEO Jammu for strict imposition of MCC, free, fair polls

DEO Jammu for strict imposition of MCC, free, fair polls

JAMMU: District Election Officer, Ramesh Kumar today chaired the meeting of Election Nodal Officers, AROs and other senior officers to chalk out strategy to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha elections and strict compliance to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC). The DEO asked the officers to work in full gear with sincerity and commitment […]

J&K Bank inaugurates new premises in Beerwah Budgam

J&K Bank inaugurates new premises in Beerwah Budgam

Srinagar: Reinventing customer-interaction platforms and service-spaces, J&K Bank on Monday threw open new state-of-the-art premises of its 47-year-old Business Unit Beerwah in Budgam district, an official statement issued here said. The Bank’s Executive President Abdul Rashid Sheigan inaugurated the new premises and an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in presence of Zonal Head Kashmir (Central-II) Syed […]

J&K Bank Chairman visits family of the deceased employee  

J&K Bank Chairman visits family of the deceased employee  

Srinagar: Chairman & CEO Parvez Ahmed today visited the bereaved family to offer their condolenceson behalf of all the members of J&K Bank Family on the sudden demise of Jameel Ahmad Baba, an Executive at J&K Bank. Expressing solidarity with the bereaved family, the Chairman & CEO Parvez Ahmed said, “We are profoundly grieved by the sudden […]

Advisor Ganai inaugurates seminar on ‘Plant and Fungal Diversity’ at JU

Advisor Ganai inaugurates seminar on ‘Plant and Fungal Diversity’ at JU

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today inaugurated  two day UGS-SAP sponsored National Seminar on ‘Plant and Fungal Diversity: Status and Challenges  and Symposium on Ecology’ here at Department of Botany University of Jammu. In his inaugural address, the Advisor recounted the contribution of eminent researchers and teachers in holistic development of science and […]

Mirwaiz ready for questioning by NIA in Srinagar, HC spokesman

Mirwaiz ready for questioning by NIA in Srinagar, HC spokesman

Srinagar: Chairman of moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq was ready for questioning by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Srinagar instead of New Delhi. The NIA had asked Mirwaiz to appear before it at its headquarter in New Delhi Today in connection with ‘terror funding’ case. Earlier, on March 11 Mirwaiz did not […]

Turkey to host OIC meeting Friday on New Zealand terror attacks

Turkey to host OIC meeting Friday on New Zealand terror attacks

Islamabad: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called an emergency meeting of its Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) next Friday to discuss the causes, impacts and future strategy in the aftermath of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that had left over 50 Muslim worshipers dead. Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, Pakistani […]

PSAJK expresses concern over growing use of mobile phones by students

PSAJK expresses concern over growing use of mobile phones by students

Srinagar, March 18: Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) today expressed its concern over the growing misuse of mobile phones by children in homes and schools alike, as the trend is not only killing the creativity among children and teens but also pushing them towards moral degradation and other ills, a statement issued […]

Advisor Sharma’s public hearing at Jammu postponed

Advisor Sharma’s public hearing at Jammu postponed

JAMMU: In view of official engagements, weekly public hearing scheduled to be convened by Advisor K K Sharma at Convention Centre, Canal Road Jammu on 19th March has been postponed. The public hearing would be held in upcoming week, the time and date would be notified separately.