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Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, May 22: German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner with his wife Eliese Steiner called on National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah at his residence here today and discussed various initiatives that are aimed at enhancing cooperation and … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today presented Police medals for More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Cautioning people against anti people policies being pursued More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22:  All India Congress Committee (AICC)  spokesperson and Memb More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Chief patron of National Panthers Party (NPP) Prof Bhim Singh More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 22: Governor, N.N Vohra, who is Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for the forthcoming Yatra, which is scheduled to commence on 2nd July 2015. The review meeting … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Two persons including a 15-year old girl, who were injured in stove blasts at their respective residences in different parts of Jammu region a few days back, succumbed to their injuries in Government Medical College … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, May 22: The police has seized record from the J&K Bank branch in Darhal and registered a case in connection with the alleged scholarship fraud of  the students of  Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in Rajouri today. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: A man was allegedly stabbed this afternoon by some unknown persons at Indra Nagar area falling under the jurisdiction of police station Miran Sahib. According to a police spokesperson, the victim has been identified as … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Eminent landscape artist from the State, KK Gandhi, will be participating in the Shimla Art Festival, which is scheduled to begin on May 28. Organized by the State of Himachal Pradesh, the Festival will conclude … More
Excelsior Correspondent DODA, May 22: Police booked five persons under Forest Act and seized 91 scants of Cedar and Pine from their illegal possession. Amit Bhasin, Additional SP Bhaderwah, along with SDPO Bhaderwah and SHO PS Thathri conducted a series … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, May 21:   Kavinder Gupta, Speaker Legislative Assembly, met N. N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. The Governor and Mr. Gupta discussed several legislative matters, the likely time frame of the next Assembly Session and … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 21: Government today ordered transfers and postings in the Finance Department with immediate effect. Ramesh Singh Dy. Finance Officer/ CAO, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra has been transferred and posted as District Treasury Officer, Udhampur … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 21: The Government today ordered the attachment of Executive Engineer PHE, Division Poonch with Deputy Commissioner, Poonch till further orders. The order has been issued following act of non-compliance of the directions of Minister for PHE, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 21: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Viklang Chattra Trust seeking better care of old age home, Division Bench of State High Court comprising Justice Hasnain Massodi and Justice Janak Raj Kotwal today directed … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 21: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by two Advocates namely Prem Sadhotra and Rajneesh Raina challenging the order whereby personal security cover of judicial officers has been withdrawn, Division Bench of State High Court … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR/ JAMMU, May 21: Pradesh Congress Committee, District and Block units besides other frontal  organizations of the party paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister  Rajiv Gandhi on his 24th death anniversary in different functions organised  across the … More
Excelsior Correspondent LEH,  May 21: In order to review the progress of two important Centrally sponsored schemes, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), a meeting was convened by District Development Commissioner (DDC), Leh Saugat Biswas. Starting … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 21:  JKNPP today held a one- day sit-in outside the office of J&K State Human Rights Commission to lodge protest against alleged socio-political discrimination meted out to Jammu region. The protest dharna was led by Harshdev … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 21: Four day long “Poungar”–Youth Music Festival concluded today with Instrumental concert at KL Saigal Hall. Young artists of the region made this evening a memorable with their scintillating performances of Instruments. Pritpal Singh Betab, Prominent … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 21: The protest dharna of contractors under the aegis of Contractors’ Association of Estates Division (CAED), Jammu, entered into 5th day, today. For last five days, contractors under the leadership of CAED president, Sanjay Soi, are … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 21:  The administrative mess and financial liabilities are a backlog of NC-Congress coalition which will be over soon through visionary planning, better management and control. This was stated by PDP general secretary Nizamudin Bhat while addressing … More
Excelsior Correspondent LEH, May 21: The Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar on his  2nd day tour to Kharu block today visited Upper Igoo, Lower Igoo, Phuktsey, Shara-Sharnos, Gya, Rumtse, Sasoma Meeru, Upshi,Tuna and Kulum and assessed the ongoing … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 21: Stating that Government contemplates to take measures of urgent nature for strengthening of State Motor Garages for suitable and comfortable transport to all departments, Minister for Transport Abdul Ghani Kohli today directed the authorities to … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 21:  The ITI trained, casual labours and Community Participation (CP) workers of the PHE Department continued their Kam Chhor Hartal and protest demonstration outside the office of Chief Engineer on BC Road here today. The workers … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: High Court today issued number of directions in the bunch of petitions seeking quashment of notices for sealing of business premises. After hearing Senior Advocate Sunil Sethi and Advocate Pranav Kohli appearing for the petitioners … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sukhnandan Kumar today conducted a surprise visit of Kathua and Samba districts for an on the spot inspection of water supply scenario in these areas. During the tour, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: All Jammu Hotels and Lodges Association (AJHLA) described the prestigious Tawi Lake Project as lifeline of Jammu tourism industry and said its sudden closure has shocked Jammuites. In a press statement, president AJHLA Inderjeet Khajuira … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Shia people held protest regarding dis-honour of the supreme leader of Muslim Ummah Ayatullah Al Uzma Syed Ali Khamenei. Amid slogans, large number of Shia people assembled outside Press Club under the banner of Shia … More
Excelsior Correspondent Jammu, May 22: Speaker Legislative Assembly and MLA from Gandhi Nagar Constituency, Kavinder Gupta today toured the rural belt of his constituency and interacted with people. The Speaker was accompanied by SDM, South, Shahid Mehmood; BDO, Satwari, Shafqat; … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Minister for Cooperatives, Chering Dorjey, took stock of working of JAKFED with senior officers. Dorjey had a detailed review of every parameter of functioning of the Federation besides assessing the flaws in the existing system. … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 22: Minister for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Sajad Gani Lone today said that there is a huge scope of setting up world class sheep rearing farms in the State with the institutional support and involvement of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22:  Expressing serious concern over the continued instances of the waving of Pakistani flags and raising of pro-Pakistan slogans by separatist leaders and their supporters in Kashmir Valley, State president, Shri Ram Sena, Rajiv Mahajan has … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, May 22: Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) today organized an awareness seminar here at Chenab Textile Mills (CTM). The function was presided over by KC Sharma, executive president. CTM Deputy Director, Sindo Ram, gave an overview of … More
Excelsior Correspondent BHADERWAH, May 22:  A Forest team seized 13 big Deodar timber scants from a kiln in Bhaderwah area of district Doda today. Official sources said that a Forest team led by Range Officer, Neeru Haroon Khan, assisted   by … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22:  A meeting of the office bearers of All party Action Committee, Chenab Valley Hill Development Council (CVHDC) was  held under the chairmanship of its chief patron- Sheikh Ab. Rehman (Ex-M.P), today. The meeting discussed various … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22:  A general body meeting of the Jammu Mathematical Society’ was held at Department of Mathematics, University of Jammu, in which  new  office bearers of the society  were unanimously elected for the tenure 2015 – 17. … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, May 22: Sangam Theatre Group staged Balwant Gargi’s famous play “Chakku” here today. On the occasion, BS Sharma, senior citizen and Chairman STG was the chief guest while Romesh Sharma ZEO presided over the programme. The play … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: On-going indefinite strike by more than 400 workers of 30 gun factories of Ashok Nagar Satwari Jammu, who are protesting in support of their demands, entered into 10th day today. After submitting a demand notice … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 22: Bhartiya Janta Party senior leader and party spokesperson Dr Darakhshan Andrabi met Union Defence Minister Monohar Parrikar here today. Dr Andrabi discussed the latest security situation in the State with the minister and briefed him … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, May 22: Two persons were injured when a tractor turned turtle at Sherbadh, near Katra, here this evening. The injured, identified as Sunil Kumar, son of Hans Raj of Kanjli and Ram Paul, son of Bishan Dass … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, May 22: At least seven persons, including three women, were injured when a bus they were traveling in collided with a tractor trolley near Sakte-Chack on Jammu-Pathankote National Highway here. As per police sources, a bus bearing … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: The ESI Dispensary, Talab Tillo conducted one day camp of Bone Mineral Density Test in collaboration with USV Limited. About 200 insured persons and their dependents covered under the ESI scheme were benefited by the … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, May 22:  Seventeen passengers, including women and minors, were injured when a minibus met with an accident due to failure of brakes, here this evening. The accident took place at Bharta near Round Mail and the minibus, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Talab Tillo police today arrested a narcotic smuggler along with 1.750 grams of poppy straw. As per police sources, on specific information, police team from Talab Tillo police post laid a naka and intercepted a … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Batwal Welfare Association (BWA) conducted a meeting at Village Simblian here today, wherein the Association members expressed their concern over the shifting of AIIMs to Srinagar. They said that the same should have been established … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: One week campus placement drive was conducted at Government Polytechnic Jammu to provide the employment opportunities to the final semester and passout polytechnic students of Jammu division. The companies, which participated in the drive, included  … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22:  Police rescued six bovine animals and arrested a smuggler, today. As per police sources, a team from Gadigarh laid a naka and intercepted a Mahindra Bollero vehicle bearing registration number JK02BG-5528. During checking, police team … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: An 18-year old boy allegedly made an abortive attempt on his life by consuming some poisonous substance at his residence in Galwadechak area of city outskirts. According to a police spokesperson, a young boy identified … More
Excelsior Correspondent MENDHAR, May 22: A 9th class student died after he fell down from a foot bridge in Mendhar area of district Poonch today. A police spokesman said that 15 year-old Yasir Amin, son of  Mohd Amin, resident of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Shakti Pathak, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh, and his family members including minor son had a narrow escape when roof of an official building C-52 at Gandhi Nagar, … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, May 22: A number of villages of Latti tahsil are without ration supply by the CAPD Department for the last more than five months. Up in arms against the CAPD Department, resident of Panchound and adjoining areas … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, May 22: The three-day historic Aghar Jitto Mela held every year in remembrance of Baba Jitto Mal would commence at Aghar Jitto from June 1 this year. This was informed by the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Reasi-Shiv Kumar … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: A general body meeting of J&K Non-Gazetted Accounts Employees Association was held here today under the chairmanship of its president Kulwant Singh to frame new body of Talab Tillo Treasury Jammu. The new body comprised … More
Excelsior Correspondent DODA, May 22: People of Bhagwah area today punished a person, who had kidnapped a minor girl. Reports said that one Javed, a resident of Paneen village kidnapped a girl two days back and when he returned today … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, May 22: Under its initiative “Art for All”, J&K Government’s Department of Culture is organizing musical evenings at Iqbal Park Srinagar tomorrow and at Badam Vaer, Srinagar on Sunday to celebrate the legacy of Kashmir’s legendary poets … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: To provide proper health check-up to the poor and needy people of far flung areas of Jammu Division, Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Region Jammu organized a medical check-up camp at Village Dori Dagair in … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: All India Mahajan Kangal Biradari is organizing its congregation on June 2, 2015 at Kuldevi and Kuldevta Sthan at Chingus (Rajouri). Biradari chairman Ganesh Dass Gupta and president Sat Paul Gupta have appealed the Biradari … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, May 22: Jammu University Vice-Chancellor Prof R D Sharma today visited temporary building of Institute of Music and Fine Arts, (IMFA) Jammu at Luthra College of Education, Talab Tillo. The VC patiently listened to the grievances of … More
Excelsior Correspondent Jammu, May 22: A five day training session on fire fighting, survival and rescue and first aid was conducted in Forest Guards Training School, Doomi by the Civil Defence Organization, Jammu. The experts from the Civil Defence organization … More

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