Municipal Elections 2018: Special Camp Days held across J&K

Municipal Elections 2018: Special Camp Days held across J&K

SRINAGAR: With the publication of draft rolls for municipal poll on 4th August, 2018, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Jammu & Kashmir held the first special camp on Sunday in all polling stations of Municipal Corporations, Councils and Committees across the State to facilitate people to enrolls voters, besides to verify their names on the electoral […]

Article 35-A: Life comes to a grinding halt, protests held across Kashmir

Article 35-A: Life comes to a grinding halt, protests held across Kashmir

Srinagar: Life came to a grinding halt as shop and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in Kashmir Valley due to two-day strike called by separatists fromΒ SundayΒ to protest alleged attempts being made to abrogate Article 35-A. Shops and business establishments, which remain open on Sundays, were closed and traffic was off […]

Guv reviews Dal Lake de-weeding-orders tough measures for sewage control

Guv reviews Dal Lake de-weeding-orders tough measures for sewage control

SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra took an extensive tour of Dal lake to assess the progress achieved in the ongoing cleaning operations, particularly removal of Lily patches, macrophyte de-weeding and sewage control. He was accompanied by Sh. B.B. Vyas, Advisor to Governor; Sh. KB Agarwal FC, Housing and Urban Development Department; Sh. Baseer Khan, Divisional Commissioner […]

Div Com(J) discusses issues of relief distribution to refugees

Div Com(J) discusses issues of relief distribution to refugees

JAMMU:Β Β Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting to discuss the issues related to relief distribution to West Pakistani refugees living in different parts of Jammu province. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Samba Sushma Chauhan, Deputy Commissioner Kathua Rohit Khajuria, ACR Jammu Nisar Ahmed, ACR Samba Waseem […]

​Hajj Hackathon enters Guinness World Records

​Hajj Hackathon enters Guinness World Records

Jeddah: Saudi Arabia entered the Guinness World Records β€” breaking the record with the largest number of participants in the world by recording 2,950 participants β€” at the Hajj Hackathon, that was held by the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. On behalf of organizers and participants in the […]

Over 600,000 pilgrims arrive to perform Hajj

Over 600,000 pilgrims arrive to perform Hajj

Jeddah: The number of Hajj pilgrims coming from outside Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the Hajj season until the end of Thursday reached 662,051 pilgrims. According to the statistics issued by the General Directorate of Passports, this represents an increase of 39,714 or about 6 percent, compared to the number of pilgrim arrivals during […]