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AJKLTF delegation calls on Education Minister, Director Education

AJKLTF delegation calls on Education Minister, Director Education

A delegation of Poonch Unit of All Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh Teachers Federation led by Darshan Kumar, District President and Gurvinder Singh, District Organising Secretary today called on the Education Minister Naeem Akhter and Director Education Jammu Smt Smita Sethi at Dakbunglow Poonch, apprising him about various issues concerning the teachers community and submitted suggestions

IAF chief Raha flies Tejas fighter trainer in Bengaluru

The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, flew a trainer version of the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) over the city under a cloudy sky on Tuesday, an official said. “Air Chief Marshal Raha flew in the twin-seater Tejas trainer (Pilot Version-6) for 30 minutes to check its capabilities and landed

Better road connectivity key to economic development, say Veeri

Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri, Tuesday said that concerted efforts are underway to develop road connectivity in the State, including the desert districts of Leh and Kargil. Addressing a high level meeting, convened here to review the progress of various roads being built by R&B Department under Pradhan Mantri Gram

Dorjay for equaling national average in Credit-Deposit ratio

Highlighting the significance of banking sector in inclusive growth, the Minister for Cooperative, Chering Dorjay, Tuesday underscored the need for building a strong financial sector in J&K which can respond to the growing needs of the emerging economy. Chairing the 123rd Board of Directors meeting of Jammu and Kashmir State Cooperative Agricultural and Rural Development

State Baseball player in Indian team

State baseball player, Rouf Ahmad Sofi of district Ganderbal in Kashmir has been selected in the Indian team for the upcoming ‘Robur 58’ International Baseball Series during the three-day selection trials held at Chandigarh recently under the banner of Amateur Baseball Federation of India. The event is scheduled to be held at Apeldoorn in Netherlands

Rising temperature makes Jammu prone to forest fire

Vishal Sharma With the mercury touching 46 degree Celsius today, forest fire rages in Jammu, Reasi and Akhnoor districts which destroyed flora and fauna, besides experts claim that this trend could affect Vashno Devi yatra if not controlled timely. Though, the actions taken by the department prevented major damages especially to the overhead power lines