Deputy Commissioner flags off First Batch of Haj Pilgrims from Poonch

POONCH: Deputy Commissioner Poonch Yasin M. Choudhary today flagged off the first batch of 42 Haj Pilgrims including 31 Males and 11 Females, here from district poonch. SSP Yougal Manhas, ADC, Tahir Mustafa Malik, Dy SP Hqr, Kuldeep Sharma, Administrative Officer Aquaf, Er. Mohammad Rafiq Chisti, Molvi Farooq Ahmed Misbhai Imam Jama Masjid Poonch and […]

Home Voting commencing from Tuesday, May 14 at Kupwara

402 Elderly & PwD electors to avail ballot facility at their doorsteps KUPWARA:  Frontier Kupwara district, which is part of 1- Baramulla Parliamentary constituency,  is set to extend ‘home-voting’ facility for voters aged 85-years plus and PwD (specially abled /Divyanjans) on Tuesday, 14 May, 2024. A total of 402 registered elderly and PwD electors of […]

LS polls: Srinagar records voter turnout at 36.58 pc, highest since 1996

Srinagar; A voter turnout of more than 36 per cent took place in the redrawn Srinagar Lok Sabha seat without any untoward incident on Monday, the highest since 1996 when the constituency in Jammu and Kashmir recorded nearly 41 per cent polling. The Srinagar constituency recorded 36.58 per cent voting till 8 pm, the Election […]

J&K: Muslim family donates land for approach road to ancient temple

Reasi/Jammu: Setting an example of communal harmony, a Muslim family has donated six kanals of their cultivable land for construction of an approach road to an ancient temple in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. Ghulam Rasool, one of the four brothers in the family, said their decision to voluntarily hand over the land […]

DRSC discusses District Road Safety Plan at Kishtwar  

DC calls for prompt implementation of corrective measures KISHTWAR: The District Road Safety Committee today discussed the current year Action Plan here at its meeting chaired by the Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Dr. Devansh Yadav, who is the chairman of the Committee. SSP Abdul Qayoom, ADC Pawan Kotwal, Dy.SP Traffic, Shamsher Singh, Accounts Officer DC Office, […]

DC discusses action plan with stakeholders to boost tourist facilities in Samba district

SAMBA: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Samba, Abhishek Sharma today held an interactive session with Stakeholders here in DC Office. The discussion focused on enhancing tourist facilities and sanitation in the district, especially at popular tourist destinations like Chichi Mata Temple, Shri Narsing Dev Ji Temple, Baba Sidh Gouria, Baba Chamliyal, Samba Fort and Mogargarh Fort. The […]

Div Com Jammu reviews arrangements for Shree Machail Mata Yatra 2024

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for Machail Mata Yatra, 2024. The meeting was attended by Director Tourism, Director Health Services, Jammu, Chief Engineers of PMGSY, PWD, JPDCL and other concerned officers. Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar along with his team of District Officers attended the meeting via virtual […]

Opposition ruled States denying people benefit of Modi’s schemes: Dr Jitendra Singh

KOLKATA: Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh today accused the opposition ruled States of denying people the benefit of Modi’s schemes.  He said, the most striking example of this is West Bengal where many people have not even heard of some of the public welfare schemes of the central government, which have otherwise gained enormous popularity […]

Situation in PoJK worsens as fresh clashes erupt between protesters, authorities

Muzaffarabad [PoJK]: The situation continues to worsen as fresh violence erupted in Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) due to clashes between protestors and authorities. Several videos circulating on social media show protesting civilians running for their lives as protests turn violent, as seen in the videos. This comes amid a wheel-jam strike that is continuing […]