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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Pulwama: Action plan to tackle drug menace formulated

PULWAMA, JANUARY 31: Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Muneer-ul-Islam, today convened a meeting with district officers to formulate action plan to tackle drug abuse in the district. Threadbare discussions were held on ways and means to curb the substance abuse. The participants formulated a comprehensive strategy to deal with the drug addiction in a fool proof manner and a modus operandi in ... Read More »

Members discuss working of Health and Medical Education Department

JAMMU, JANUARY 31: Several members took part in the discussion on working of Health and Medical Education Department in the Legislative Council today. Dr Bashir Ahmad Veeri while initiating the discussion appreciated the performance of health department including drivers, paramedical staff, doctors who worked tirelessly in transporting the patients during unrest in Kashmir valley. He demanded for strengthening of all ... Read More »

DGP appreciates cops, rewards them for evacuating patients from snowbound areas

JAMMU, JANUARY 31: Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S .P. Vaid has lauded the dedication of police personnel, while evacuating the patients, including pregnant ladies, from the snow bound areas of Anantnag district. He also rewarded the personnel for the commendable job. Dr. Vaid, while issuing orders in this regards here today, said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has ... Read More »

Rs 19.25 lakh released under Marriage Assistance Scheme in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL JANUARY 31: The Assistant Labour Commissioner, Ganderbal has released financial assistance of Rs. 19.25 lakh on account of Marriage Assistance scheme among 66 beneficiaries in Ganderbal here today. The Deputy Commissioner, Tariq Hussain Ganai handed over the authority letter to the Manager, J&K Bank, Mini-Secretariat, Ganderbal for online credit to the individual accounts of beneficiaries. Speaking on the occasion, the ... Read More »

‘NC welcomes Mehbooba Mufti’s statement on Article 370’

Srinagar, Jan 31, CNS: National Conference on Tuesday welcomed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement in the Legislative Assembly where she said there was no bigger “anti-national act” than “raking up Article 370 and Article 35A repeatedly” in repeated attempts to use the judicial route to weaken the State’s special constitutional status. In a statement to CNS, National Conference State Spokesperson ... Read More »

Avalanche warning issued for Kupwara, Bandipora

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 31: Divisional Administration Kashmir today issued a medium danger avalanche warning for next 24-hours for hilly and avalanche prone areas of Kupwara and Bandipora districts. “Medium danger avalanche warning valid for next 24-hours from January 31 to February 01, 2017 (1700 hrs) exists for avalanche prone slopes in Kupwara and Bandipora districts in Kashmir Division,” a statement of ... Read More »

Haq, Bukhari conduct extensive tour of North Kashmir

Review post-snowfall situation SRINAGAR, JANUARY 31:  To assess the situation arising out of the recent snowfall in north Kashmir, the Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq and Minister for Relief, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari today conducted extensive tour of Bandipora, Kupwara and Baramulla districts. The Ministers sought complete synergy between various agencies on the ground dealing ... Read More »

Several innovative measures initiated to improve healthcare facilities in JK: Bali

Rs 545.54 cr earmarked under PMDP to augment infrastructure in health sector JAMMU, JANUARY 31 – Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today saidthe Government is striving hard to further improving the health facilities across the State, for which several initiatives have been taken. He said health is the prime concern of everyone and Government is making concerted ... Read More »

Srinagar-Bandipora road dangerous for pregnant women

Docs advise expecting mothers to avoid travel on the road Rouf Ahmad Dar Bandipora, January 31: When a former Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora, Shah Faesal, coined a slogan “Tourists come to Srinagar, travellers visit Bandipora,” he knew only travellers can bear the miseries of the road which leads to the town, tourists won’t bother to travel on this dilapidated road. The condition ... Read More »

16210 works completed in Kishtwar under MGNREGA since 2014-15: Sunil Sharma

Minister of State for Rural Development Sunil Kumar Sharma today informed the house that since 2014-15 to till date 16210 works have been executed in Kishtwar district under MGNREGA. Replying to a question by Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo in the upper house, the Minister said that Rs 208.58 crore were allocated for execution of various rural works in Kishtwar district during ... Read More »