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Daily Archives: November 10, 2017

Government mulling bringing additional services under PSGA purview

CS asks Administrative Secretaries to expedite the process        JAMMU, NOVEMBER 10: Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Friday chaired a meeting here to review the implementation of the Public Services Guarantee Act (PSGA) in the state and to discuss the proposals of various departments for bringing more services under its purview.         Principal Secretary, Home, Commissioner/Secretary GAD, Secretary Law Justice & Parliamentary ... Read More »

Education should not become a business: Dir Edu

Edu deptt special squad suspends registration of errant coaching centres Srinagar, Nov 10 (KNS): The Education Department’s newly constituted special squad today conducted surprise visits to various private coaching institutes and found that in some cases norms were getting violated. Accordingly, an action was initiated against errant coaching centres, whose registration was immediately suspended. The squad constituted by Director School ... Read More »

Div Com Kashmir directs DCs, HoDs to seek permission to attend meetings in Jammu

‘Take stock of availability of essential commodities’ Srinagar, Nov 10 (KNS): The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir today urged upon all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Head of Departments (HoDs) to seek proper permission from Divisional Commissioner himself before proceeding to Jammu to attend any function or meeting The DCs, and HoDs were asked to submit the meeting notice in advance for perusal ... Read More »

Bring Tulail under cellular coverage area, Mehbooba writes to Union Communications Minister

  Also seeks I&B Minister’s intervention to resolve problems of local artists, producers of DD Kashir Jammu, Nov 10 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has impressed upon the Union Communications Minister, Manoj Sinha to take measures for bringing Tulail village of Gurez valley into the cellular coverage area. In her communication to the Union Minister, the Chief Minister stressed upon ... Read More »

JKEDI holds conference on creating ecosystem for startups

Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 Pampore, Nov 10 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in collaboration with NITI Aayog and The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF) Friday hosted an international-level ‘Conference on Creating an Ecosystem for Startups’- the first of its kind in the State. The conference held here was part of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), India -2017 to ... Read More »

Info received from jails regarding plight of detainees is deeply disturbing: Mirwaiz

‘These detainees are not criminals’ Srinagar, Nov 10 (KNS): Addressing the Friday congregational gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid, Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the information received from jails regarding the plight of detainees is deeply disturbing and a matter of serious concern for the leadership and the people of Kashmir.  Mirwaiz said that the treatment meted out to ... Read More »

Adv Masood Bhat re-elected as President Bandipora Bar

Bandipora, November 10: Advocate Masood Bhat has been re-elected as the President of Bar Association Bandipora for the second consecutive term. In an Election that were held here at District Court Complex, Advocate Masood Bhat defeated his arch rival and former Bar president Advocate Mushtaq Ahmad Malik by 08 votes. A total of 32 members cast their votes for the elections ... Read More »

Govt for safe return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley: Mattoo

Visits migrant camp in Jagti JAMMU, NOVEMBER 10 – Advisor to Chief Minister, Professor Amitabh Mattoo today said the government is committed for ensuring honorable and safe return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley. Prof. Mattoo said this while addressing a gathering of Kashmiri Pandits at Jagti. Vice Chancellor Central University of Jammu, Professor Ashok Aima, Commissioner Secretary Revenue Shafiq Ahmed ... Read More »

Sports help channelize energy of youth: Lal Singh

6-day Udaan CAPF football hunt tournament concludes at DPS Rajbagh KATHUA, NOVEMBER 10-Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh today stressed on the pivotal role of sports in channelizing the energy of youth in the positive direction besides keeping them physically and mentally fit, adding that the Government  is making all out efforts to promote  sports activities in ... Read More »

Haq Khan launches e-FMS under MGNREGA

New measure to benefit 20 lakh workers in JK; would disburse wage payments in real time JAMMU, NOVEMBER 10 – Taking a  step ahead in bringing transparency in the functioning of Rural Development Department and  disbursing the wages  to the beneficiaries under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Law and ... Read More »