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Excelsior Correspondent HYDERABAD, Aug 22: Addressing the 70th Foundation Day function of Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), one of the oldest science research institutes in the country set up in 1944 by the then Nizam of Hyderabad here today, … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22:  Continuing his efforts to make ensuing Autumn Assembly S More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Urdu Council led by Jan More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Crime Branch Jammu has booked Vikrant Finance Company for che More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: In order to carry out rectification of hotspots/weak points r More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug. 22: Wife of Deputy Commissioner Commercial Taxes Kashmir, Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari today passed away after cardiac arrest. On this sad demise, a condolence meeting was held at Excise and Taxation Complex Solina here under the chairmanship … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Aug  22: The Government has issued show cause notice to a senior faculty member of Government Medical College Srinagar after Inquiry Officer last year recommended full-fledged inquiry against him. The Inquiry Officer,  the then Commissioner Secretary Science … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: On the first day of the proposed two-day pen down strike, all the employees of clerical cadre from various Government Departments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) struck work and observed complete strike in their respective … More
Excelsior Correspondent NAGROTA Aug 22:  Reiterating his vision of transforing Nagrota as Nawan Jammu, Provincial President National Conference  Devender Singh Rana on Friday said this is achievable provided people of the area demonstrate their grit and determination. “I have taken … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Opposing various provisions of the proposed Kashmiri Hindu Shrines Bill and inclusion of functional Hindu shrines under the ambit of proposed legislation, Shri Chander Chinar Bada Akhara Udasin Trust has alleged that the Government was … More
Excelsior Correspondent BHADERWAH Aug 22: The ancient and historical Kailash Yatra left for Kailash Kund today. The yatra started from Vasuki Nag  temple  Gatha after the Bhajan, Kirtan,  Havan  and Pooja of the mace through various villages like Gatha, Radio … More
Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, Aug 22: National Conference of the State Ministers for Industries and MSME for the Development of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises was organized by the Union Ministry for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) at Vigyan … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: Project sanctioning and monitoring committee of Department of Land Resources, Govt. of India under National Land Records Modernization Programme has approved in its 1st phase the Action Plan for 12 districts for J&K at the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: A major fire was averted today at branch Chowk Chabutra of J&K Bank, here after fire fighters swiftly doused a blaze that broke out due to short circuit. “The fire broke out in the Bank … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: The Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar today reviewed the law and order, security scenario of South Kashmir at a meeting of police officers held at District Police Lines Pulwama. The meeting was … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Minister for Housing, Culture, Horticulture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla today dedicated Rs. 1 crore LED lights to tourists at Bahu Fort which will facilitate the visitors  besides giving aesthetic look to this historical … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: In a landmark judgment, Division Bench of High Court comprising Justice Virender Singh and Justice Bansi Lal Bhat today imposed costs upon MIET to the tune of Rs 50,000 per student which shall be paid … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: A 16-year-old girl allegedly consumed poison at her home in Kangan area of Ganderbal district on Thursday evening, police said. A police spokesman said the girl (name withheld) of Check-i-Preng was shifted to SKIMS Soura … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate from Jammu East for the forthcoming Assembly elections, Bharat Choudhary, today assailed political parties for polarizing the society by raking up frivolous issues ahead of the 2014 Assembly elections and asked them … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: National Conference (NC) Provincial president, Nasir Aslam Wani has termed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s decision to reduce Electricity Duty by a significant 12% as a big pro-people decision that will go a long way in … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: Six people were injured today when a residential building collapsed in Hyderpora locality here, police said. Rescue workers, police and paramilitary forces immediately rushed to the spot and rescued the injured from the debris of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Four people died while three were injured in two separate road accidents on Jammu –Pathankote National Highway in Ghagwal area late last night and early this morning. According to police an Indica car bearing registration … More
Excelsior Correspondent NOWSHERA, Aug 22:  The daily wagers  and community participation (CP) workers of PHE Department held protest demonstration and blocked  Jammu-Poonch road at Sunderbani today. A large number of  PHE daily wagers  and CP workers earlier assembled at their … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22:  Srinagar to get Rs 27.21 crore Sanat Ghar soon which is near completion at Bemina. The Sanat Ghar will accommodate offices of all heads of departments and corporations under the administrative control of Industries and … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Aug 22: Former Minister and MLA Rajouri, Shabir Ahmed Khan has strongly criticized the GREF authorities for abandoning work on several roads in district Rajouri, putting people of the area to face hardships. Addressing public meetings at … More
Excelsior Correspondent AKHNOOR, Aug 22: The villagers from Sunel Panchayat, just about 3 kms from the town held strong protest demonstration against local Revenue authorities for the alleged grabbing of nearly 206 kanal of village common land by some land … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India, adding one more feather to its kitty, launched a new product “Jeevan Rakshak” here today. Addressing the media, Senior Divisional Manager, Mr. D. C. Thakur highlighted the features of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22:  Minister for Cooperative Dr. Manohar Lal sharma  today inspected the Government Press and took stock of its functioning. On the occasion, the Minister interacted with the employees and enquired about their grievances and other problems … More
Excelsior Correspondent KISHTWAR, Aug 22: A meeting of Power Development Corporation (PDC) was held under the chairmanship of Senior Congress leader and MLA Inderwal, G M Saroori today at his residence. Threadbare discussion was held on working of 48 MW … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Aug 22: A man has been injured in a road accident in Srinagar on Thursday evening. A police spokesman said an unknown vehicle hit and injured a pedestrian Mohammad Maqbool Baktoo son of Ghulam Mohammad of Latribal, … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Aug 22: A 15-year-old girl and a student of Class 10th of a local Higher Secondary School has gone missing from her school since Thursday. According to a police spokesman the girl identified as Firana Kouser, daughter … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Five-day advance refresher training of ICTC Counselors (Integrated Counseling & Testing Centre) across the State, concluded today in the Jammu University. During the training, 10 sessions were held in which resource persons gave in depth … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATRA, Aug 22: In a rare incident, a Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Ftehpur, Utter Pradesh, delivered a female baby while on way to the Bhawan, here today. The woman, identified as Urmila Devi (35), wife of Rajkaran was … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: A delegation of Plus 2 Principals Forum met Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand and discussed their genuine problems of the cadre viz regularization of Principles, removal of pay anomaly and non-vocational status to the cadre. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Heritage School organized Inter School Wild Wisdom Quiz City Level under the aegis of WWF, Jammu. The event was attended by reputed CBSE schools of Jammu city. The Quiz Competition was conducted by Dr C … More
Excelsior Correspondent Jammu, Aug 22: All J&K Diploma Engineers Association Jammu in a meeting at its head office, B C Road discussed the long pending demands pertaining to the Diploma Engineer cadre. While addressing meeting Upinder Singh (president), expressed his … More
Excelsior Correspondent NOWSHERA, Aug 22: SOS International – an organization for PoJK Displaced Persons today held an awareness meeting for displaced persons here today. A large number of displaced persons from Bhimber, Kotli, Mirpur, Poonch & Muzaffarabad areas assembled to … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: A team of Jammu Municipal Corporation led by Health Officer today conducted surprise inspection in Gandhi Nagar, Shastri Nagar and other city areas and destroyed 100 Ltr milk, ice cream and other cooked items. The … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: The linemen and other workers of Electric Department have expressed strong resentment for denial of ex-gratia/ relief to the employees of Jammu region who were seriously injured or killed in electric shock incidents in last … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22:  Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party chief patron Bhim Singh today accused State Congress of  competing with Bharatiya Janata Party to appropriate the ‘Hindutva’ plank for the Assembly elections due in November-December. Stating that the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company has been adjudged winner of the award for ‘Most Valuable PSU under Mini Ratna Category’ at the India Today Group PSU Awards. RS Mina, Director (Personnel), received the award … More
Excelsior Correspondent PANCHERI, Aug 22:  The 3-day historic Shankri Devta Mela got underway in village Meer of block Pancheri in district Udhampur, today where thousands of people attired in  traditional dresses thronged the Mela site to offer prayers and seek … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: On the concluding day of celebration of Jashn-e-Azadi-2014, a Dogri Mushaira was organized jointly by J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Jammu and PG Department of Urdu, University of Jammu here today. Additional Deputy … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Sumit Bharadwaj from Jammu is one of the 12 singers revealed by famous singer and music director Shankar Mahadevan for the finals of the Benadryl BIG Golden Voice-Season 2 contest, which will be aired on … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Aug 22: Arigutan Environment Park, coming up in Kulgam constituency at a cost of Rs. 1.05 crore, would be completed and dedicated to public next month. This information was given to the Minister for Forests and Environment, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: Presentation Convent Jammu conducted Environment Week with a message ‘Each One Plant One, Go Green Go Clean’, here today. The members of Eco Club of the school conducted various assemblies during the event. The motto … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: In connection with Parivartan Yatra of the party, BJP held a meeting at Jammu East Assembly Segment today. The Parivartan Yatra launched on August 20, will end on September 30 is part of Mission 44+. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: The MLA Raipur Damana, Bharat Bushan has taken a serious exception to transfer of teachers from Block Khour to Raipur Domana on the political reasons. The MLA who took up the issue with Secretary cum … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 22: The farmers of Kathard area today demanded releasing of water in Lift Irrigation canal in the area as hundreds of Kanals of paddy land has turned dry due to lack of irrigation facilities. Kewal Sharma … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Aug 22: One person injured after he fell from a moving bus, which was on way from Basantgarh to Ramnagar, here today. The injured was  identified as Suneel Kumar son of Shanker Dass of Incha Ramnagar, He … More