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K K Sharma assumes office as Advisor to Governor

K K Sharma assumes office as Advisor to Governor

JAMMU: Kewal Krishan Sharma,who has served as Chief Secretary of Delhi and Goa, today assumed office as 4th Advisor to the Governor Satya Pal Malik. Governor already has three Advisors including B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai. Sharma, a 1983 batch AGMUT Cadre IAS officer, belongs to Billawar town of district Kathua. During […]

Snow Clearance work completed on Mughal Road

Snow Clearance work completed on Mughal Road

SHOPIAN: Snow clearance work was completed today on the historical Mughal road from both sides Shopian and Poonch, officials of the Mughal road division said. The officials said that road has been almost cleared from snow and the decision for throwing the road open for vehicular movement would be jointly taken by Deputy Commissioner Shopian […]

Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visits Kishtwar, reviews security

Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visits Kishtwar, reviews security

Jammu: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, accompanied by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh on Thursday visited hinterland posts of Kishtwar and Suigarh sector to review the operational preparedness and the prevailing security situation. During the visit to the sectors, the Army Commander was briefed by the commanders on […]

Chairman LC takes stock of snow clearance work on Kargil Srinagar Road

Chairman LC takes stock of snow clearance work on Kargil Srinagar Road

KARGIL: Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali took stock of the snow clearance operations on the Srinagar-Kargil road at a meeting of the concerned officers at Tourist Facilitation Center, Biamathang here today. Superintendent of Police Kargil Dr Vinod Kumar, Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil Sonam Chosjor, Chief Engineer Vijayak Brig A K Sohal, Commander 762 BRTF Col […]

Geelani thanks Shia brethren for pro-Kashmir annual walk in Karbala

Geelani thanks Shia brethren for pro-Kashmir annual walk in Karbala

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday hailed the efforts by the participants of an annual walk by Shia brethren from Najaf to Karbala wherein they carried placards and raised slogans in favour of freedom struggle of Jammu Kashmir. In a statement issued to GNS, Geelani said that Muslim Ummah is like a […]

RSS-BJP browbeat Supreme Court on Ram Temple: Soz

RSS-BJP browbeat Supreme Court on Ram Temple: Soz

Srinagar: Senior Congress leader Prof Saifuddin Soz on Wednesday alleged that RSS and BJP sangathan has started browbeating the highest court of the country by openly warning it to respect the sentiments of Hindu who want a Ram temple at Ayodhiya. “I feel immensely sad that India has fallen to lowest of its low through […]

Advisor Ganai to visit Valley districts from Nov 8

Advisor Ganai to visit Valley districts from Nov 8

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, will tour various districts of the Kashmir Valley from November 8 during which he will conduct public hearings and undertake field visits to make firsthand appraisal of the damages suffered by fruit growers and orchardists due to untimely snowfall.

DSEK helpline gets overwhelming response from students

DSEK helpline gets overwhelming response from students

SRINAGAR: The recently launched helpline of Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) is proving quite beneficial for the student community in coordinating the arrangements required for the smooth conduct of examination, a statement by DSEK said. DSEK set up the helpline on  November 4, 2018, to open a direct channel of communication with all stakeholders particularly […]

Over 50 persons injured due to dog bites in Baramulla

Over 50 persons injured due to dog bites in Baramulla

Baramulla: Over 50 persons, including women, children and policemen, were attacked and injured by stray dogs in this north Kashmir district on Tuesday, official sources said. They said stray dogs mauled over 50 persons in Kanthbagh and adjoining areas on Tuesday, causing panic among the residents, particular students. Majority of injured were rushed to District […]