In a first, Govt constitutes Air Quality Monitoring panel

In a first, Govt constitutes Air Quality Monitoring panel

JAMMU: Following the directions of the National Green Tribunal, New Delhi, J&K Government today ordered constitution of the first-ever Air Quality Monitoring Committee in the State. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the Committee shall function under the overall supervision and coordination of Administrative Secretary, Forest, Environment & Ecology Department. The […]

Samoon for creating separate track on Lakhnapur – Jammu Highway to minimize mishaps

Samoon for creating separate track on Lakhnapur – Jammu Highway to minimize mishaps

JAMMU: Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep, Fisheries and Transport Department today asked for exploring the possibility of creating separate lane on Lakhanpur – Jammu road to minimize growing accidents of two-wheelers on Jammu-Pathankot National highway. He made these remarks during an extensive tour of Samba district conducted to review functioning of Animal, Sheep, Fisheries and Transport […]

Farooq Shah suspends 2 JEs during inspection of amenities at Jagtitownship 

Farooq Shah suspends 2 JEs during inspection of amenities at Jagtitownship 

JAMMU: Secretary Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation (DMRRR) and PHE, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today suspended two Junior Engineers during his visit to Jagti Township where he took stock of basic amenities being provided to the Kashmiri migrant families. Relief Commissioner, ML Raina, Chief Engineer PHE, Ashok Gandotra, Superintendent Engineers PHE, and other officers of allied […]

Advisor Kumar chairs meeting of divisional heads of Kashmir province

Advisor Kumar chairs meeting of divisional heads of Kashmir province

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today chaired a meeting of the Divisional heads(directors) of Kashmir province to review the progress of projects and schemes being implemented by their respective departments. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan, Director General, Youth Services and Sports (YSS), Dr Saleem-ur-Rahman, Director Rural Development Department, Director Horticulture, Director Agriculture, […]

BJP govt responsible for complete alienation of Kashmiris: Cong

BJP govt responsible for complete alienation of Kashmiris: Cong

New Delhi: Blaming the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir for the worsening law and order situation in the state, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday said the policies of the Central Government and that of BJP’s coalition government in the state with the PDP had caused the alienation of Kashmiris. […]

Dr. Andrabi meets Governor

Dr. Andrabi meets Governor

Jammu: Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, Chairperson of Waqf Development Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Dr. Andrabi discussed various issues relating to public welfare, women empowerment, working of the State Waqf Board and condition of Shrines under the control of the Board. Governor assured Dr. Andrabi […]

Army soldier killed, another injured in Poonch snow avalanche

Army soldier killed, another injured in Poonch snow avalanche

Poonch: An army soldier was killed and another injured after an avalanche hit an army post in Sawjian sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Official sources told GNS that an army post of 40 RR came under an avalanche today morning at KK Galki, forward area in Sawjian sector along the line […]