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Sans Govt nod no officer to be deputed for training outside JK

Sans Govt nod no officer to be deputed for training outside JK

SRINAGAR: J&K Government today asked its Departments not to depute any officer/official for training outside the State/country without the prior approval of the General Administration Department (GAD). “It has been observed that some Departments depute/nominate officers outside the state/country for training programme at their own level without consultation/approval of the General Administration Department which tantamount to […]

Hajj-2018: SHC issues flight schedule for 21 to 24 July, 2018

Hajj-2018: SHC issues flight schedule for 21 to 24 July, 2018

SRINAGAR: The State Haj Committee (SHC) today issued flight schedule for 21th to 24th July, 2018, for the information of public in general and intending Haj Pilgrims in particular. According to Executive Officer, State Haj Committee, S.Qamar Sajad, the intending Haj pilgrims of Kashmir Division have been asked to collect their travel documents two days prior […]

Advisor Ganai for improving quality of education in Govt schools

Advisor Ganai for improving quality of education in Govt schools

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today urged the Principals and Headmasters serving in Education Department to improve the quality of education in Government run schools by drawing upon the wealth of their knowledge and experience. The Advisor made these observations while chairing a meeting with General Line Teachers Forum who apprised him about various […]

Governor chairs 5th SAC meeting

Governor chairs 5th SAC meeting

SRINAGAR: Governor, N N Vohra on Tuesday chaired the 5th meeting of the State Administrative Council (SAC) at Raj Bhavan.  Advisors to the Governor, Shri B B Vyas, Shri Vijay Kumar and Shri Khurshid Ahmad Ganai besides Chief Secretary, Shri B V R Subrahmanyam attended the meeting.  The SAC deliberated upon the various proposals submitted by Administrative departments […]

Police seizes huge cache of ammunition during searches in Pulwama

Police seizes huge cache of ammunition during searches in Pulwama

Pulwama: Pulwama Police launched searches in village Dangerpora Arihal and during searches huge quantity of explosive materials were recovered from the house of Bilal Ahmad Ganai, including  detonator, detonating material, connecting wires, electric chargers, batteries, mobile phones and remote control activating devices, yesterday. Some of the seized items are marked with symbols of Pakistan, Police […]

JKDFCO lifts samples of medicines for quality assessment

JKDFCO lifts samples of medicines for quality assessment

SRINAGAR: The enforcement wing of the J&K Drug & Food Control Organization (JKDFCO) today lifted samples of various categories of drugs for quality assessment after complaints of inferior-quality medicines being sold in markets. The samples are being sent to a government analyst notified by the State for furnishing opinion with regard to their identity, purity […]

Div Com Jammu reviews progress on Airport expansion project Launches plantation drive; Calls for massive afforestation in city, suburbs

Div Com Jammu reviews progress on Airport expansion project  Launches plantation drive; Calls for massive afforestation in city, suburbs

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting to review the progress on the proposed expansion and extension of Jammu Airport. The project includes extension of the existing runway from 6700 feet to 8000 feet. In the meeting, Div Com was apprised about the various ongoing and future stages of the project. He also […]

Governor reviews Rs 100 crexpansion plan of SMVD University

Governor reviews Rs 100 crexpansion plan of SMVD University

SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, was apprised about the expansion plans of the University with respect to construction of three proposed buildings, namely a new Academic Block, an Indoor Sports Complex and a Scholars Family Hostel. Governor was given a presentation about these projects by representatives of […]