International volleyball player from #Poonch, Saqlain Tariq has been selected in the Indian University team for the upcoming Federation Cup Volleyball Championship scheduled to be held from February five to February 12.
Jammu and Kashmir Minister of State for Health and Medical Education Asiea Naqash today said feasibility report for establishing the National Institute of Medicinal Plants (NIMP) in Bhaderwah is pending clearance from the Government of India.
Jammu and Kashmir Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports Minister Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari today said the state government has setup the State Skill Development Mission and modalities for registering skill development societies are being worked out.
The Congress today expressed serious concern over the curtailment of Amarnath yatra duration from 60 days to 40 days and demanded that yatra should commence from auspicious Jyeshth Purnima, a practice which has been going on for the last several years.
PHOTO CAPTION : Swachh Sarvekshan 2017- Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation,Dr.Manmohan Singh giving a detailed Presentation to the Accessors from Quality Control of India regarding steps taken by JMC under Swachh Bharat Mission in Jammu.
A day after Jammu and Kashmir Assembly passed a resolution for the return of displaced Pandits to the Valley, hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today said while they welcome their return, separate settlements were unacceptable.
Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, today called on Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, and urged him to issue instructions to Gujarat State Petronet Limited (GSPL) for expeditious execution of Bathinda-Jammu-Srinagar Gas Pipeline Project which is being done on snails' pace.
Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Chaudhary Lal Singh along with a team of officers from State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) today raided several markets in Jammu city and seized about 500 kg of banned polythene material.
Kashmiri girl Zaira Wasim, who shot to fame because of her role in Bollywood blockbuster 'Dangal', was at the centre of protests in Nowhatta area of Srinagar today. Some youth burnt the pictures of the actress, who had recently taken to social media to apologise for her meeting with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti which drew sharp reactions from some of the youth in the Valley.
Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has warned people against participating in the official functions on Republic Day and challenged Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other politicians to "stay without security" for 15 minutes at their homes or native places.
Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council today unanimously passed a resolution for creating a conducive atmosphere for return of displaced Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley, a day after the Assembly took initiative in this regard.
Seerat Baji D/o Baji Mushtaq Hussain, Warden Gujjar Hostel Jammu and a student of Women College Gandhinagar won first prize in Patriotism and Nation Building Declamation Contest held in New Delhi today. This declamation contest is as a part of Republic Day Celebrations, 2017 under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat and was organised by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt of India.
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today witnessed uproar and noisy scenes over the issue of molestation of a medical student allegedly by a senior doctor and later staged a walkout in protest against the government's "failure" to take stern action against the accused.