Jammu Province

‘Swachh Bharat’ Drive concluded

‘Swachh Bharat’ Drive concluded

April 8:”Swachh Bharat’ Drive was started at Salal Power Station concluded here today. A. G. Ansari, General Manager, Salal Power Station was the Chief Guest who distributed the prizes among the winners of the various competitions during the conduct of the drive like Painting/Chittarkala, Slogan Writing on Swachh Bharat. Among others, Sri Prakash, Chief Engineer

Veeri reviews progress of National Highway projects

April 8:Directs for proper maintenance of Srinagar- Udhampur highway Minister for Public Works and Parliament Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri   reviewed the progress of ongoing highway projects  in the state  during a high level meeting convened here today. Divisional commissioner, Jammu Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Commissioner Secretary Roads and Buildings Department, Rohit Kansal, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Muneer-ul-Islam,

Ahead of Navratras security beefed up across Jammu

April 8:Tight security has been placed in the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir and Katra town, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, especially around temples ahead of week-long Navratras, which will commence from tomorrow. In Jammu city, tight security and round the clock vigil has been established at Bahu fort, which

Jammu, Nowshera military farms under CBI scanner

April 8:Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started investigations into the allegations of corruption and non-payment of dues to contractors at two military farms in Jammu and Nowshera. CBI took up the matter for investigation after receiving two complaints last year against some officers, including civilians, posted at these military farms and the branch overseeing

AICTE to reserve 10 seats for J&K

At a time when Kashmiri students are pitted against the non-Kashmiris in NIT Srinagar, the All India Council of Technical Education has decided to rework the scholarship scheme for J&K students. Starting this academic session, the AICTE will allow up to 10 students — instead of just two — from the region to study at

Despite ban begging menace continues unabated in Jammu

April 8: Despite anti-begging legislation, Jammu continues to brew begging unabated, with enforcement agencies seems turning blind eyes towards the menace. While as the begging trend among children is on rise, the line departments of the government seems unmoved over the spoiling of future of these children, with taking no stringent action in this regard. Shockingly,

Some hold classes in police stations, others in pre-fabricated huts

From being housed in abandoned police station buildings to prefabricated huts, Colleges across Jammu and Kashmir are living testimony of ‘non-seriousness’ and ‘pathetic politicization’ of higher education. The law makers purely for political considerations and with an aim to address their respective constituencies got colleges sanctioned but cared little to raise the infrastructure for them.