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IIMC announces admission schedule for PG Diploma courses in Journalism

JAMMU | APR 07 (PTK): Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), a premier Institute for training and research in Mass Communication under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has announced admissions to various Post Graduate Diploma Journalism courses in English, Hindi, Urdu, Radio & Television and Advertising & Public Relations. These courses would be undertaken in various centres setup by IIMC ... Read More »

Rainfall Aftermath: Basharat Bukhari takes stock of damages to horticulture sector

Calls for detailed survey to assess magnitude of crop loss Director Horticulture, Joint Director Horticulture Marketing & Planning and other senior officers of the Department attended the meeting. The Minister was apprised that the department has conducted a preliminary survey for assessment of damages caused to horticulture industry due to incessant rainfall in Kashmir division. The meeting was informed that ... Read More »

Dozen houses damaged in Langate

Residents blame Flood Control deptt for losses Srinagar, Apr 07 (KNS): Nearly a dozen residential houses have been damaged in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district due to the falling of huge trees after heavy snowfall. According to KNS correspondent, three houses were damaged in Yaroo two in Badrikhal, one each in Ganapora, Langate, Gujarpati Rengpath and Sudergund Hangah. ... Read More »

Flood threat over Kashmir is over, people should not panic: Govt

Highway remains shut; repair work ongoing Srinagar, Apr 07 (KNS): After two days of flood threat, the water level in the river Jhelum and other streams is receding relieving the valleyites woes. However, the weatherman has predicted more light rains in the next 24 hours. Chief Engineer Irrigation & Flood Control (I&FC) department, Muhammad Hanief Lone said that the people ... Read More »

Governor expresses grief over the tragic death of soldiers

JAMMU, APRIL 7: Governor N. N. Vohra has expressed grief over the tragic loss of three soldiers when an avalanche struck an army post in the Batalik sector of the Ladakh region. The Governor spoke to Lt. General PJS Pannu, GOC 14 Corps, and conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families and wished early recovery to the soldiers buried under ... Read More »

Chief Secretary reviews implementation of Land Records Modernization Programme

JAMMU, APRIL 7: Chief Secretary, B R Sharma, Friday chaired the 3rd meeting of the Governing Body of Jammu & Kashmir Land Records Management Agency (JaKLaRMA), to review the implementation of the Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP). DILRMP is an integrated programme aimed at modernizing of land records to minimize the scope of Land/property disputes and enhance transparency ... Read More »

Huge corruption, illegal encroachments and improper planning responsible for disaster during minor rains: Er. Rasheed  

Kupwara 07 April: While expressing deep concern over deteriorating disaster management mechanism in J&K, AIP supremo and MLA Langate, Er. Rasheed has alleged that while floods or any other disaster brings devastation for common masses it turns like a golden mine for most of the Govt. officials and blue eyed contractors. After carrying out extensive tour of different areas of ... Read More »

Kashmiri actress Zaira wins National Film Awards for Dangal

SRINAGAR | APR 07 (PTK): A Kashmir actress Zaira Wasim won  the best supporting actress award in 64th National Film Awards-2107. The jury of the National Film Awards was headed by none other than popular director Priyadarshan. The event was held in National Media Centre, New Delhi. The talented actress who portrayed the role of young Geeta Phogat in the ... Read More »

Water level in Jhelum recedes, situation gets better

SRINAGAR | APR 07 (PTK): The water level in Jhelum River and its tributaries saw a significant recede after the rainfall stopped last night after heavy flood fears in Kashmir. Metrology officials said that the water level in the river started receding at around 3 am in South Kashmir Friday morning. Adding that, the water lever at Ram Munshi Bagh ... Read More »