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11 ICDS officials suspended for unauthorized absence

11 ICDS officials suspended for unauthorized absence

SRINAGAR: State Mission Director Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), J&K, today conducted a surprise inspection of ICDS projects in Narbal and Singpora. During the inspection, 11 officials of the projects were found absent and not performing their field duties properly and were placed under suspension with immediate effect. It was also observed that monitoring of […]

Assault on Kashmiri student in Mohali: Students continue their protest

Assault on Kashmiri student in Mohali: Students continue their protest

Mohali: Kashmiri students continued to protest inside a college in Mohalli Punjab demanding arrest of culprits who assaulted a Kashmiri student a few days back. Over 200 Kashmiri students assembled in the premises of Adesh Institute of Technology and Management in Mohalli, demanding action against the assailants who attacked a newly Kashmiri entrant inside the […]

Advisor Kumar, CS visit central Kashmir districts of Budgam, Srinagar

Advisor Kumar, CS visit central Kashmir districts of Budgam, Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Continuing the public outreach programme, Advisor K Vijay Kumar accompanied by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today listened to public grievances at Srinagar and Budgam. The public delegations apprised them of the developmental needs of their respective areas and sought early redressal. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, DIG Central Kashmir V K Birdi, Deputy […]

Measles-Rubella campaign launched in Srinagar

Measles-Rubella campaign launched in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Director Family Welfare, MCH and Immunization Dr Samir Mattoo and Additional District Development Commissioner Mehraj-ud-Din today jointly inaugurated Measles-Rubella immunization campaign from specially-abled children at Abhinandan home in Solina. Dr Mattoo said the administration was keen to cover entire 37, 72,960 children population within the age group of 9 months to 15 years in […]

Encroachment of Forest Land: Govt constitutes probe panel

Encroachment of Forest Land: Govt constitutes probe panel

SRINAGAR: The Government today ordered constitution of an official panel to inquire into the allegations of the encroachment of forest land. The committee will inquire into the complaint of encroachment of forest land under Khasra No. 653 Min situated at village Ramnagar, Tehsil¬†Kotranka, District Rajouri. Additional Commissioner, Jammu will be the Chairman of the Committee, […]

Centre to release Rs 1000 cr annually for elected local bodies

Centre to release Rs 1000 cr annually for elected local bodies

Jammu: The conduct of urban local bodies and panchayat elections would facilitate flow of Rs 1000 crore Central funds annually for developmental activities in the state. According to Finance Department officials, the funds could be higher with each panchayat and urban local body receiving additional performance grants apart from the basic grants when the corporators […]

Kashmiris demanding right promised and accepted by world community: Geelani

Kashmiris demanding right promised and accepted by world community: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) organized a daylong seminar at Hyderpora Srinagar, presided over by Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani. The seminar was addressed by Mirwaiz Dr. Mohammad Umar Farooq, Mohammad Yasin Malik, Gh. Nabi Sumji, Advocate Zahid Ali, Aga Abid Hussain, Gh. Ali Gulzar and Ameer-e-Hamza. The seminar began with the recitation of verses from […]

Municipal Elections: Chief Electoral Officer issues guidelines for candidates

Municipal Elections: Chief Electoral Officer issues guidelines for candidates

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra has issued a slew of guidelines enumerating the rules and eligibility conditions vis-√†-vis the age and electoral roll status of the contesting candidates for the upcoming Municipal Elections. According to a notification issued by the CEO the minimum age to contest elections to the Municipal Corporations, Councils […]

Judicial custody of journalist Asif Sultan extended till Oct 1

Judicial custody of journalist Asif Sultan extended till Oct 1

Srinagar: A court here on Saturday extended the judicial remand of Journalist Asif sultan, arrested by police last month, till October 1. Aisf Sultan, Assistant Editor at a local magazine Kashmir Narrator, was picked up by police from his residence in Batamaloo here on late evening of August 27. After six days of detention, he […]

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