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Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: In separate meetings, Amrit Malhotra, Chairman Legislative Council; M.Y. Tarigami, MLA Kulgam; Sham Lal Bhagat, MLC and Sham Lal Sharma, former Minister called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Chairman of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh today assumed the charg More
Excelsior Correspondent SHOPIAN, Mar 6: In order to ensure punctuality in Government offices, a surp More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Crime Branch Jammu has booked a Taxation Counsel and his wife More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: The six member Cabinet Sub Committee constituted to review the More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6:  Sofi Yousuf of BJP and Firdous Ahmad Tak of PDP today took oath as Members of Legislative Council before the Chairman Legislative Council, Amrit Malhotra at the Council Complex here. The MLCs had been duly … More
Excelsior Correspondent LEH, Mar 6: In a spectacular ceremony, the Ice Stupa artificial glacier was inaugurated today in Phyang village. On the occasion, Drikung Skyabgon Chetsang Rinpochey in the presence of CEC Rigzin Spalbar, Padamshree Chhewang Norpbhel, officers from the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: J&K Pradesh Congress Committee president G A Mir alongwith newly elected CLP leader Nawang Rigzin Jora, MLAs Gulzar Ahmed Wani, Haji Abdul Rashid Dar and Senior Congress leaders  visited  General Bus Stand here and met … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: A delegation of Village Agriculture Extension Assistant and Rehbar-e-Zirats (ReZs) led by State president, Dr Surinder Radotra, in coordination with State secretary (PDP) Ashok Jogi, met Agriculture Minister, Ghulam Nabi Lone here today and apprised … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Mar 6: In view of court orders regarding removal of encroachments on the banks of rivers and other water bodies in the Valley, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal convened a high level meeting of officers here … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ramban Neelam Langeh met Divisional Commissioner Jammu Shantmanu and Health Minister Lal Singh and discussed various issues related to masses residing in district Ramban. While speaking, Langeh apprised Divisional Commissioner Jammu … More
Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, Mar 6: Chief Minister of Nagaland T. R. Zeliang called on Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) & MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances,Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh at North Block … More
* Reviews schemes meant for tribal welfare Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Reiterating the commitment of the Government to provide transparent and accountable governance to the people, the Minister for CA&PD, Zulfkar Ali, said that bold innovative measures will be … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Mar 6: Prof. Shakil A Romshoo, Head Department of Earth Sciences, University of Kashmir, has been awarded the prestigious National Geoscience Award 2013 in recognition of his outstanding achievement in the field of Remote Sensing and Geoinformation … More
Mir Farhat SRINAGAR, Mar 6:  The State Government employees have demanded rollback of the mediclaim insurance policy after it has failed to fulfill their medical needs because of its limited utility and rigid implementation. The employees said that the policy … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Mar 6: Police today claimed to have busted a car lifters’ gang and arrested five persons in Sopore and recovered three cars, four motorcycles from them. A police spokesman said a number of complaints of vehicular theft … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Minister of State for Social Welfare & Health, Asiya Naqash reviewed the functioning of Social Welfare & Health Departments at a meeting of officers held in her office chamber, here today. State Mission Director ICDS, … More
Excelsior Correspondent Jammu, Mar 6: Emphasizing employment generation and industrial growth as prime concerns of the present dispensation, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash today called for collective efforts from all stakeholders for steering the State’s industrial growth profile … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Minister for Horticulture, Haj and Auqaf, Abdul Rehman Veeri today assumed the charge of his office and held introductory meeting with the officers of the Department. Commissioner Secretary, Agriculture Production, Dr. Asgar Samoon and Commissioner … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: J&K Teachers Forum delegation led by its Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani met Education Minister Nayeem Akhtar. The delegation apprised about the problems faced by the teacher community including delay in the salaries of teachers, master … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Minister for Health and Medical Education and ARI and Trainings, Ch Lal Singh today asked the medical and para-medical staff members to ensure that best medicare is provided to the patients in hospitals. The Minister … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Division Bench of State High Court comprising Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice BS Walia today set-aside the life-imprisonment awarded by Trial Court in a murder case and acquitted the accused. The Trial Court had … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: In order to improve police-public interface, J&K Police as per the directions of the Police Headquarters and in view of changed political scenario is launching people-centric policing. This was disclosed by Shakeel Ahmed Beig, DIG … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6:  Chief patron of NPP  Prof Bhim Singh  has reminded BJP and PDP  authors of so called CMP worked out between Prime Minister Modi and Mufti Sayeed and asked  Mohan Bhagwat  why Modi has sold out … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Besides ensuring proper implementation of Public Service Guarantee Act (PSGA) across the state, a grievance cell would be established in Revenue Secretariat to look into the public complaints and grievances. This was stated by the … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Mar 6:  A class 8th student committed suicide by hanging himself from a near his house at village Suman in Pancheri block of Udhampur. The deceased has been identified as 15-year old Mukhtiyar Singh, son of Charan … More
Excelsior Correspondent Jammu, Mar 6: A two day Multi-lingual Kahani Ghosthi was today inaugurated by the MLA Chhamb, Dr. Krishan Lal in the K.L Saigal Hall. In today’s programme, seven short-stories in different languages- Dogri, Hindi, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Pahari, Urdu … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Ravinder  Sharma-MLC chief spokesman JKPCC has expressed concern over the non-availability of ration at the Govt. Ration Depots. In a statement, Sharma said that ration has not been provided to the people for the month … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: A 52-year old man reportedly an Air Force employee died today under mysterious circumstances at Technical Airport, Satwari. According to a police spokesperson, Ram Chander Sahu son of Siraju Sahu, a resident of Bihar (at … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, Mar 6: Kathua police today arrested one rapist for outraging the modesty of a minor girl and registered a case under Section 376 against him. According to police one Vinod Kumar of Chak Desa Singh near here … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: A migrant youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his temporary residence at Colonel Colony falling under the limits of police post Pounichak. According to police spokesperson, the youth identified as Mansa Ram (25) … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Mar 6: Rumblings have erupted within the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) after some of its senior leaders are reportedly dismayed for not being allotted ministerial portfolios in the new Government. Most of the legislators who have consecutively … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: A man was killed while his companion was injured in a road mishap occurred at Satwari area of City outskirts. According to a police spokesperson, a mini-bus bearing registration No JK02AK-9281 coming from Bari Brahamana … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Satwari police nabbed an absconding murder accused from Punjab. As per police sources, on October 16, Lakhvinder Singh, son of Manjeet Singh of Chatha Pind lodged a complaint with police station Satwari that Dharamvir Singh, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Member of Parliament & BJP State President Jugal Kishore Sharma today conducted an extensive tour of Ghar, Kaneri, Chowki Chora and Sandal areas Akhnoor constituency. Flanked by MLA Akhnoor Rajiv Sharma, Jugal Kishore Sharma interacted … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Prof Rajnikant Sharma has been appointed as Chief Coordinator of the Jammu University Campus. He shall monitor the ongoing construction works in all the campus  and apprise the Vice-Chancellor on fortnight basis, said an order, … More
Excelsior Correspondent MENDHAR, Mar 6: The Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Mendhar and Flying Squad of  State Board of School Education detected and framed 34 cases of unfair means in five 12th Class examination centers at Chhatral and Mankote in Mendhar area of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Sunil Dimple, president, Jammu West Assembly Movement, said that Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed fired a fresh salvo again and slapped on the nationalists people of the State and country by raising a fresh demand … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Chinore police arrested an absconder, who was evading his arrest for the past two years. As per police sources, police team from Chinore police post conducted a raid and arrested an absconder from Patiala Chak. … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Mar 6: Two persons, including a woman, have died while four others were injured in different road accidents across the Valley. A police spokesman said that the deceased have been identified as Nazir Ahmed Dar son of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6:  Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Jammu district Unit holds meet under the leadership of its district president – Ishant Gupta to discuss about on going membership drive. The meeting was chaired by Munish Sharma State … More
Excelsior Correspondent KISHTWAR, Mar 6: Police seized heroin weighting 1.100 kilograms valuing several crores in international market and arrested two persons. SSP Kishtwar Yougal Manhas said that on specific information, police team from Kishtwar police station laid a naka at … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6:  A large number of Female Multi-purpose Health Workers (FMPHWs) staged protest demonstration in front of the office of Director Health Services here today. The female Health Workers under the banner of  Jammu Kashmir Female Multi-purpose … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation Workers Union (SRTCWU) led by its president Ashok Kumar met Minister for Transport Abdul Gani Kohli. The delegation apprised Minister about various issues related to … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Annual Asthapna Divas of Bawa Kaliveer Ji, Kuldev of Baigra and Sanmotra Biradaries will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at villahe Lehnu (Tikri), Udhampur. All members of both the Biradaries are requested to … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: J&K Cements Employees Joint Action Forum (EJAF) in its meeting here, today held under the chairmanship of A R Regoo its chairman highlighted various demands and expressed the hope that the new Government headed by … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Mar 6: Power Development Department employees of Baramulla district today staged protest against the Government for not releasing their salary from the last four months. The employees said that due to negligence of the department their daily … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, Mar 6: Hiranagar police has arrested a charas smuggler and recovered 450 grams of charas from his possession during its surprise checking at Londi Morh link road today. He has been identified as Rohit Singh @ Sonu, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Security forces today seized a cache of ammunition concealed by militants in Arnas area of Reasi district. “During the days of militancy, the militants from across the border used to create dumps in these areas … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Mar 6: Militants fired at a man in South Kashmir’s district of Shopian today. However, he escaped unhurt. The incident took place at village Wandna Melehore of the district when an assailant fired at 25-year-old Arshid Hussain … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Mar 6: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajouri Dr Haseeb Mughal today ordered transfers and postings of 32 police officers including 9 Sub-Inspectors. According to order, SI Abdul Kabir has been transferred from DPL Rajouri and posted … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) today destroyed 2.5 quintals of swine meat. Municipal Veterinary Officer, Dr Zafar Iqbal along with field staff on the directions of Commissioner, JMC Kiran Wattal conducted a special drive at Gangyal … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Jagti Tenement Committee (JTC) and Soan Kashmir Front in a joint meeting today held under the chairmanship of Shadi Lal Pandita has demanded permanent rehabilitation of displaced Pandits in Valley. The meeting also demanded representation … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: A delegation of Lakshmi Narayan Mandir  Samaj Sevak and People Welfare Samiti Gandhi Nagar led by its convener  S P Sapolia met Dr Nirmal Singh, Dy Chief Minister of the State today. The delegation apprised … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Mar 6: Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today said India and Pakistan should move beyond their traditional dialogue process and adopt a serious approach for resolving Kashmir issue. “The present Governments of India and … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Principal Sessions Judge Kulgam, Subhash C Gupta today rejected the bail application of heroin smuggler Ahmad Bhat and Manzoor Ahmed Bhat, who were arrested on December 17, 2014. The court, after hearing both the sides, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Displaced Medical Pensioners Welfare Association in its meeting here today held under the chairmanship of P K Koul highlighted the various demands of the pensioners. As per a release, addressing the meeting P K Peshin … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Mar 6: Annual examinations of Class 12 (regular) in Summer Zone of Jammu province, began today. The  State Board of School Education (BOSE) has constituted  380 examination centres where about forty thousand students are appearing. To ensure … More
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