|Blankets distributed among Bal-Ashram inmates|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: The members of Child Care Society (CCS), today distributed 35 blankets among inmates of Bal Niketan Ashram Amphalla.
After knowing about the lost of winter items, CCS Chairman Karandeep Singh (Lucky) visited the Bal Niketan Ashram Amphalla and fulfilled the demands of the inmates who have few days back in a tragic incident have lost winter items like blanket, quilts (specially blankets).
Keeping in view of earlier committed with the management and officials of Ashram, Chairman said, “We have performed our duty today and donate 35 blankets in Ashram among to fulfill the need of inmates.
President Vinay Gupta including Society members Ashish Bakshi, Daman Sharma, Shubham Gupta, Nishant Kohli, Kawaljeet, Rohit, Nanu and Rishab were also present on the occasion....|
|Refrain from making surgical strikes-a poll plank: Harsh|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: Hailing the surgical strikes as a successful component of the military strategy to counter Pak sponsored terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (NPP) Chairman Harsh Dev Singh has, however, cautioned the government to refrain from using the same as a poll plank.
He said that with the Assembly elections round the corner in various states of the country including U.P and Punjab, it was nauseating to note the ruling BJP trying to assume political ownership of the Army’s action and to draw political mileage out of the perilous operation conducted by beleaguered Jawans at the risk of their lives. He added that all credit went to the valiant Jawans not only for the said surgical strike but all other identical operations carried out by the Army in the past.
|‘Police Commemoration Day’ observed at PTTI|
|VIJAYPUR, Oct 21: Police Commemoration Day was observed in Police Technical Training Institute (PTTI) Vijaypur to pay rich tributes to the police martyrs who sacrificed their precious lives while serving the nation.
Ranjit Kanwar, SSP (Principal) PTTI Vijaypur presided over the function and read over the names of all 473 security personnel who sacrificed their lives while performing their duties between 01.09.2015 to 31.08.2016 across the country, of which 23 personnel of J&K Police including 10 of BSF, 11 of CRPF and 2 each of ITBP and SSB attained martyrdom in J&K state.
An impressive Commemoration Parade was held as a mark of respect to the martyred security officials. Ranjit Kanwar, SSP (Principal), Vijay Kumar, Vice-Principal Ram Singh Jamwal, DySP (Admn) Satish Sharma, DySP...|
|NPSU calls on COE, demands extension of Date-sheet|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: National Panthers Student Union (NPSU), today called on the Controller of Examination JU to submit the memorandum regarding the issue of the date sheet of the opening UG 3rd semester examination.
Union President Thakur Virender Singh while speaking on the occasion informed COEJU that exams for the UG semester 3rd are being held much earlier this year than normal routine and students are facing problem in preparing for exams. He further said that the students are not having sufficient time to properly prepare for exams. “As the regular class work of the students started from August 28 and the students got only 2 months to finish the semester studies as the exams are from 15th of November but according to rules the semester is meant to be finished in six months but the U...|
|Govt overlooking problems of transporters: Union|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: All the Transporters of Jammu-Kathua Area Passenger Bus Service showed great resentment towards the attitude of the state Administration who have approached various times to the state administration about the illegal operation of 2X2 Buses, operating on Jammu to Kathua and vice-versa without any time Table and violating the condition of Route Permit.
Union President Kuldeep Singh along with other representatives said, “We have approached various times to the State administration about the illegal operation of 2X2 Buses, operating on Jammu to Kathua & vice-versa without any time Table and also violating the condition of Route Permit. These Buses have valid Route Permit from Kathua to Ramban, Ramnagar, Udhampur, Akhnoor, Katra, Reasi etc, but these Buses operating only on J...|
|Work on Talab-Khatikan widening road is still pending: JMF|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: Expressing concern over delay of work on Talab-Khatikan widening road, JMF President Imran Qazi has appealed to state administration to take up pending work at Talab Khatikan near Jamia Masjid including road widening, parking, drains and rehabilitation of Dhaba Walas.
Appealing the Chief Minister Mehboob Mufti, Front leaders urged upon to personally intervene in the issue and directed the concerned departments to start work on war footing and complete the entire pending work before Darbar Move keeping in view of concerned locality who will face problems due to rush in coming days. He further appealed the CM to monitor the project personally so that the Markazi Jamia Masjid maintained its historical importance....|
|Blood donation camp organised |
|JAMMU, Oct 21: To salute the brave police martyrs who laid down their lives while fighting with anti-national elements, Team Jammu with the collaboration of zonal police headquarters today organized a blood donation camp at Gulshan Ground near Police Headquarters.
Aim of the blood donation camp was to express solidarity with the families of those brave cops of J&K Police who attained martyrdom with fighting for the nation and for the future generation of the State.
“The whole nation is indebted to the martyrs of J&K Police who laid down their lives to frustrate evil designs of the enemy. The attained sacrificed to preserve territorial integrity, low and order in the face of ruthless ambition of anti national forces”, he said, adding, “it is our duty to offer their salutation to the her...|
|Cong pays tributes to police martyrs|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: Congress has paid rich tributes to the police and security personnel who laid down their lives for the unity and integrity of state and nation and for the safety and security of common citizens.
Remembering the martyrs on the occasion of “Police commemoration Day”, JKPCC paid rich tributes to all those police and security personnel who sacrificed their lives to safeguard the unity and integrity of the State and nation and to ensure the safety and security of common citizen in the State.
It is because of the supreme sacrifices of the martyrs that the nefarious designs of inimical forces were defeated so far and the lives and safety of citizen could be ensured . In the wake of proxy war by Pakistan and its sponsored, aided and abetted militancy in the state, the large numb...|
|Poster making contest organizes at JU|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu organized a poster making contest in connection with the Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) of Govt of India.
It is a nationwide flagship campaign to achieve universal accessibility for differently-abled people. The awareness programme was aimed at sensitizing the students towards the special needs of the differently-abled people.
Dean Students Welfare, Prof Satnam Kour informed that the University of Jammu is committed to organize such meaningful programmes which are aimed for the larger interest of the society and more mass awareness programmes in this connection will follow.
Students from different teaching departments of the University of Jammu participated in this event and expressed their thought...|
|SMVDU organises workshop on ‘Patent Drafting and Filing’|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: One Day Workshop on “Patent Drafting and Filing” was organised by Department of Biotechnology, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra in collaboration with Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India on October, 20.
The Workshop was chaired by Dr Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, SMVDU, who in his Inaugural Address stressed upon the importance of knowledge for technical aspects of Patent Filing and the procedures, which is an integral part of technological research.
He appreciated that the Faculty and Research Scholars of SMVDU have highly innovative patentable ideas and their participation in the Workshop will be useful to enrich the status of the University at International level by claimin...|
|Sr Congress leaders shocked over bus tragedy, seek enquiry|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: Senior leaders of JKPCC have expressed deep shock over the road tragedy in Reasi district and another in Rajouri district, yesterday resulting into large number of causalities.
In a joint statement, Senior PCC functionaries have expressed deep shock over the loss of lives and injuries to several others in bus tragedy in Reasi and a mini bus accident in Rajouri district and conveyed their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for early recovery of the injured.
The leaders asked the govt to immediately provide adequate relief to the families of the deceased and for the treatment of those injured.
They lashed out at authorities for their failure to check overloading, which appears to be the main cause of such large number of causalities in the bus trag...|
|NABARD launches Dairy Farmers Milk Producers Organisation|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), an apex level banking institution in the field of agriculture and rural development, today launched a Dairy Farmers Milk Producers Organisation at Village Nandpur in Ramgarh of Samba.
On the occasion of launching of the project, Surinder Singh, District Development Manager, NABARD apprised that the objective of the Farmers Producers Organisation is to help the farmers to increase income, scale down production cost, eliminate middle men and empower the farmers with bargaining power.
He told that NABARD has sanctioned this project to Surya Milk which is a renowned name in the dairy industry of J&K. NABARD will provide a financial support of Rs.7.70 lakhs to this Farmers Producers Organisation as grant under PRDU...|
|Power shut down today |
|JAMMU, Oct 21: In order to carry out repairs, preventive maintenance of equipments & replacement of jumpers, droppers and other hot spots on main, reserve Bus at 220/132/33 KV Grid Station Ramban along with branch cutting of 220 KV D/C Kishenpur-Pampore Transmission line, Kishenpur-Ramban Section, the shutdown of 220/132/33 KV Grid Station Ramban, including 220 KV D/C KPTL (Kishenpur-Ramban Ckt) is allowed .
During the shutdown, the power supply to Thathar Grid, Batote Grid and Chanderkote Grid of BHEP shall remain affected on October 22 from 7am to 1 pm.
Similarly, to carry out works of shifting of existing 33 KV line opposite to 220/132/33 KV Grid Station Barn, the shutdown of 33 KV Barn-Purkhoo Line emanating from 220/132/33 KV Grid Station Barn is being observed.
During the shu...|
|PDP pays tribute to late G R Gayoor|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti and the party General Secretary, Mohammad Sartaj Madni have paid rich tributes to the late Ghulam Rasool Gayoor on his death anniversary.
In a statement, the leaders recalled late Gayoor’s services to the society and the Kashmiri literature.
Gayoor, a noted political activist and poet, was killed on this day in very tragic circumstances few years back. “His death caused a deep sense of outrage and loss among the literary community of the state,” the leaders said. Senior party leaders, Nizamudin Bhat, Dr Haseeb Drabu, Zahoor Ahmad Mir Mohammad Khalil Bhand, Mushtaq Ahmad Shah and the party's youth president, Waheed-Ur-Rehman Parra also paid tributes to the late Gayoor....|
|Dr Suri nominated as member of State Women Commission|
|JAMMU, Oct 21: The government has nominated Dr Kavita Suri, academician and renowned journalist as member, J&K State Women Commission.
An order to this effect was issued here yesterday. Dr Suri, who is presently working as Director and Head of the Department of Lifelong Learning, University of Jammu, has been working on women's issues for the past 20 years. She spent 14 years of her professional life as a journalist covering conflict in Jammu and Kashmir, writing and researching extensively on women's issues in all the three regions of the state.
Two of her five books that she has written in the past one decade, entitled "Voices Unheard - Women, Conflict and Kashmir" and "Impact of violence on girls' education in Kashmir valley" clearly reflect the issues faced by women in the state of ...|
|Power shut down|
|JAMMU, Oct 20: To carry out the urgent works i.e replacement of worn out jumpers/clamps, topping of transformer oil and erection of bus bar of panels etc, the shutdown of 33 /11 KV Receiving Station Ramban is being observed.
During the shutdown, the power supply to Ramban town, Chanderkote, Battery Chasma, Karol, Essential, MES and Sumber etc shall remain affected on October 23from 8 am to 2 pm....|
|Searches underway at Jammu Airport, IAF station |
|JAMMU, Oct 19: A massive search operation has been launched by the security forces at and around the Jammu Airport after an input that two persons had entered the premises after scaling the airport wall while one person has been detained for questioning.
A senior police officer said that a massive search operation was launched by security forces and police in and around the airport and IAF station after some inputs about suspected movement last night.
The IAF pressed into service helicopters armed with search lights during the night operation, he said.
Some children in Azadnagar locality close to Airport in Jammu had informed the people that two suspected persons have breached the wall and entered airport area. The information was passed on to police.
Personnel from the police, IAF,...|
|Modi’s praise for Israel’s surgical strikes against India’s foreign policy: Bhim|
|JAMMU, Oct 19: Chief patron of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party Prof Bhim Singh in a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday expressed his disappointment on the latter’s statement made in Himachal Pradesh praising Israel’s surgical strikes against the Palestinians.
He said that this was against Palestine and was against India’s foreign policy. “India has recognized Palestine as a state therefore the Prime Minister’s statement as it appeared in the press praising Israel for its un-ethnical, unconventional surgical strikes against Palestine which violate the four walls of the United Nations Charter is against India’s foreign policy,” Bhim wrote in his letter.
“I am taking this liberty to write to your honour that India has been a Non-Aligned nation and has earned ...|
|Gujjar Bakarwal Youth Desh deputation calls on CM|
|JAMMU, Oct 19: A deputation of Jammu & Kashmir Gujjar Bakarwal Youth Desh called on Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at her residence here this morning and brought to her notice their grievances, demands and developmental issues of the concerned areas.
The deputation led by Choudhary Nazakat Khatana apprised the Chief Minister of their individual and collective problems and grievances.
The Chief Minister assured the deputation that the issues flagged by them would be taken up for redress at the appropriate levels in the Government.
She said the government is alive to the public demands and necessary measures are already afoot to upgrade basic amenities and ensure prompt public service delivery....|
|NPP activists stage protest demonstration at Ramban |
|RAMBAN, Oct 19: The activists of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (NPP) and local youth and farmers from Dalwass .Peera Chanderkote, Karol, Ramban ,Digdool and Makerote Panchayats led by NPP state president Balwant Singh Mankotia (ex-MLA) held a protest demonstration at Ramban in front of the office of M/s Gammon India Ltd today.
The local public also took out rally from tourist dak bungalow Ramban to M/s Gammon India Ltd office. It passed via national highway main market Ramban before culminating near bus stand Ramban in support of their demands. They alleged that local youth were being ignored by the company management in providing employment, moreover, famers whose land had been acquired for construction of 4-lane highway ahead of Ramban had not been paid compensation. S...|
|Gool deputation calls on DC Ramban|
|RAMBAN, Oct 19: A deputation of members of a local organisation ‘Peace and Welfare Committee Gool’ today called on Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ramban Mohammad Aijaz and submitted a memorandum of demands.
The main demands highlighted in the memorandum included compensation to owners for the land acquired for Government Degree College (GDC) Gool, cancellation of attachment order of health staff, early completion of water lift scheme, provision for distribution of timber and firewood to locals and blacktopping of local roads etc.
The deputation also raised the issue of vacant post of tehsildar at Gool and other issues pertaining to power and water supply.
The DC assured the members that their genuine demands shall be considered sympathetically and the concerned departments would be directed ...|
|JAMMU, Oct 19: In order to carry out work of PCC pole erection and installation of HT/LT cable by M/S. IRCON under R-APDRP scheme, the power supply to Paloura Soap factor and its adjoining areas shall remain affected on October 20 to 22 from 09 am to 02 pm.
Similarly, the power supply to BSF Paloura, Subash Nagar, Priya Darshani Lane, Bakshi Enclave and adjoining areas shall remain affected on October 20 from 08 am to 10 am.
Meanwhile, the power supply to Upper Roop Nagar, Buta Nagar, Shiva Enclave, Muthi PHE and Top Paloura areas shall remain affected on October 20 and 22 from 10 am to 01 pm.
Similarly, the power supply to Lower Roop Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Upper Muthi, Lower Muthi, Roop Nagar, Dream City, Barnai, Neetar Kothian, Patoli, Paloura, BSF Camp, Army Brigade, PHE Muthi, Doordar...|
|DC Jammu reviews status of work|
|JAMMU, Oct 19: Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Simrandeep Singh today reviewed the progress on the construction of community type bunkers on International Border here at meeting of concerned officers.
Under a Pilot Project, a total of 97 concrete bunkers are being constructed in border areas of Jammu to provide shelter to the villagers during cross border firing/shelling.
Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Jammu Shaukat Malik, CPO Jammu Girdhari Lal Sharma and BDOs of all border blocks were present in the meeting.
The ACD gave a detailed resume on the financial expenditure and physical status of the upcoming bunkers being constructed in all the border villages.
The DC sought area wise status report of bunkers from the concerned BDOs and directed them to expedite the work so that th...|
|PDP led govt seized of people’s issues, doing best to address all: Puneet Jamwal|
|JAMMU, Oct 17: Making a fervent appeal to youth for strengthening People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and spreading policies and programmes of coalition government amongst masses, PDP Zonal President of Jammu West, Puneet Singh Jamwal said, “The government was seized of people’s issues and is doing its best to address them all. All three regions of the state are getting their due share and government is committed to develop them equitably.”
Praying for peace in the state, the PDP leader while addressing the press conference at Dogra Hall said, “Ours is a state which is being watched world over. Being a sensitive state aspirations of people of all three regions without any caste, creed, region or religion is taken care of which is why Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was advocating peace so tha...|
|Acupressure therapist camp concludes|
|JAMMU, Oct 17: Acupressure camps organized in different locality of Jammu city at Jain Sthanak Jain Nagar Talab Tillo Jammu under the supervision of Dr. Ram Mohar Lohiya Jeevann Sansthan Hanumangarh (Rajasthan) was concluded here today.
Kulbhushan Jain President Welfare Society was the chief guest on the occasion, Susheel Kumar Jain President SS Jain Sabha Talab Tillo presided over the function wherein Sudershan Kumar Jain (Bartanwale) Chairman Atmanand Jain Clinic was the guest of honor and Narinder Kumar Jain State President BM Mediation Trust Kup (Punjab) was the special guest on the occasion.
Acupressure Treatment, Research work besides training was also conducted by the Doctors Gyan Chand Lohiya, Veer Singh and Sunil Singh. S.K. Jain, President, Abhinandan Jain Financial Advisor ...|