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Daily Archives: July 11, 2017

DDC Ganderbal reviews progress of ongoing Health, R&B projects

GANDERBAL, JULY 11:- The District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla today chaired a review meeting to seek the progress on upgradation and construction work for Health Department and the other developmental works undertaken by the R&B department in the district. Threadbare discussions were also held with the officials of health department, and engineers of R&B and JKPCC regarding the issues ... Read More »

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Dr. Jitendra Singh meet Governor

  SRINAGAR, JULY 11:  Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union MoS for Home Affairs and Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union MoS, DoNER & PMO, accompanied by Sh. Gyanesh Kumar, Joint Secretary (J&K), met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today evening. Governor and the Union Ministers discussed issues relating to the terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims near Khanabal, Anantnag late last ... Read More »

J&K Bank launches EMI on Credit Cards and Bharat Bill Payment System

Let’s be trendsetters in new-age products and services: Parvez Ahmed Srinagar, Jul 11: We view technology as effective and swift means of transforming the financial landscape of the state while taking the progress of people of J&K to the next level. So we are fast catching up with the best industry practices and products in digital banking space as customer expectations ... Read More »

Playtonia launches India’s biggest online gaming tournament

New Delhi; 10th July 2017 : Playtonia India’s leading e-gaming start-up has today launched India’s biggest e-gaming tournament “Conqueror's Insignia”.  Chennai based Playtonia, a recent startup has unique offering for the esports lovers where they host online dedicated servers for competitive games.  “Conqueror's Insignia” the mega E-sporting event has been split into two phases, phase 1 has already seen huge traction where ... Read More »

Social activists stage protest against Anantnag attack

  Condemns attack, expresses condolence with bereaved families Srinagar, Jul 11 (KNS): The social activists of Kashmir Tuesday staged protest against the killing of seven Amarnath pilgrims who were killed in an attack in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.  The social activist headed by Irfan Hafeez Lone assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and chanted slogans against the Anantnag attack.  The protesters condemned ... Read More »

Div Com Jammu interacts with civil society, appeals for maintaining harmony

          JAMMU, JULY 11: Divisional Commissioner, Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari today chaired a meeting with the representatives of various religious organizations and civil society members in the wake of terror attack on a bus carrying Amarnathji pilgrims. The Divisional Commissioner urged them to maintain an atmosphere of brotherhood, peace and communal amity in the State. IGP Jammu, SD Singh, DIG Jammu-Samba- Kathua ... Read More »

Govt announces ex-gratia relief for Yatris affected in Botengo violence

           SRINAGAR, JULY 11: The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti sanctioned a special package of ex-gratia in favour of NoKs of those killed/injured in the terrorist violence on Yatris (pilgrims) on July 10, 2017 at Batengo (Anantnag).           Cabinet sanctioned Rs 6 Lakh in favor of NoKs of those killed, Rs 2 Lakh ... Read More »

PDP terms attack on Yatra biggest crime against Humanity

Kashmir cannot identify with such ideology ever: Alam   Srinagar, Jul 11: Ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday while condemning the gruesome attack on Amarnath Pilgrims, termed the incident “a biggest crime against the humanity.” Party’s Srinagar district president and upper house member Mohammad Khurshid Alam while addressing an emergency meeting with the party workers at the summer capital stated that the ... Read More »

JK Cabinet condemns attack on Yatris

Appreciates role of locals in reaching out to victims with all possible support SRINAGAR, JULY 11: The State Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti condemned in unequivocal terms the terrorist attack on Yatris (pilgrims) at Botengo, Anantnag terming it an attack on Kashmiri’s syncretic culture and pluralistic values. While expressing deep sorrow and ... Read More »

Meeting the unmet need – The World Population Day

    *Savita Verma There are some 7.5 billion people in the world. By 2050, the world population is likely to become nine billion. India, the second most populous country, has some 1.3 billion people and is expected to take the top position by overtaking China by 2050. Amidst increasing number, concerns over feeding the population and sustaining the resources ... Read More »