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Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, Sept 1: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar today  said good communication skills in students are like their “passport to the job market” across the globe. Stressing on imparting quality education with focus on overall personality development of the … More
Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, Sept 1: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mu More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, the State Government More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Five doctors including a senior Neuro-surgeon was today attac More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: J&K PHE ITI Trained and CP workers Union today held a pro More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: Minister of Rural Development Abdul Haq today said that around Rs 2000 crore fund allocation is available for various schemes in the rural development sector for the current fiscal. He said the department has also cleared … More
Excelsior Correspondent Udhampur, Sept 1: Air Marshal SB Deo took over the command of Western Air Command today. Commissioned into the fighter stream on June 15, 1979, the Air Marshal has more than 4000 hours of operational and training flying. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Minister of State for Education, Information and Culture Priya Sethi visited the Sri Ranbir Higher Secondary School, Jammu and inspected ongoing works being taken up to upgrade available facilities in the historical school, here today. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Domana police arrested a doctor for outraging the modesty of a girl on the pretext of marrying her. As per police sources, few months back, a girl lodged a complaint with Domana police station that … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: The non-migrant Pandits today took to streets and staged a protest in favour of their demands which include rehabilitation. Under the banner of Hindu Welfare Society Kashmir (HWSK), the agitating Pandits assembled at Press Enclave … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Principal Sessions Judge Udhampur, R S Jain today convicted Abdul Majeed, a LeT terrorist involved in Udhampur bomb blast case of May 2011. After hearing both the sides, Principal Sessions Judge observed, “the prosecution has … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) had an interaction today with senior officers of the State Government. He discussed issues relating to funding support for RIDF (Rural Infrastructure … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Police today sealed a mill for supplying expired ‘dalia’ to Anganwadi Centres, being run under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)–a Central Government scheme and seized large quantity of expired ‘dalia’ packets and other materials used … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: In order to carry out installation, erection and commissioning of different equipments at Gadigarh and Greater Kailash Sub-Station by M/s IRCON international Ltd, the shutdown to 33/11 KV line feeding power supply to 33/11KV sub-station Greater … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATRA, Sept 1: Celebrating the spirit of the achieving academic excellence, the foundation day of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University was observed in a mood of retrospection, introspection and future vison and re-vision on the University campus. On … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today convened a meeting of officers on execution of 220 KV Srinagar-Leh Transmission Line and Kishan Ganga- Wagoora (Budgam) Transmission Line here. During detailed review it was told … More
Excelsior Correspondent KARGIL, Sept 1: Board of School Education (BOSE) Kargil conducted an awareness programme related to scholarship schemes here. The programme was presided over by the Chairman J&K BOSE, Prof. Zahoor Ahmad Chatt. Secretary BOSE Veena Pandit, Director Academic … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Sangeeta Gupta, Principal Commissioner Income Tax Jammu and Kashmir conferred upon prestigious 6th Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi as painter and poet by ‘Pehchan’, a NGO working for girl child. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Director School Education Jammu Smita Sethi today paid surprise visit to various educational institutions and took a review of their functioning. She was accompanied by Chief Education Officer Jammu J. K. Sudan. During the visit, … More
Excelsior Correspondent SAMBA, Sept 1: DDC Samba, Sheetal Nanda today convened a meeting of all concerned district and sectoral officers to take a  review of implementation of Village Development Plan(VDP) of Panchayat Sangwali, Block Ghagwal, which has been selected by … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Secretary Culture, Hemant Sharma today visited Abhinav theatre and Mubarak Mandi, Jammu Heritage Complex. He reviewed the ongoing renovation work at the theatre and also assessed the damage caused to it due to over flowing nallah. At … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Crossed Swords Division organised Medical Camp at Seri Palai in forward area of Khour Block, Akhnoor, today. Three Army Doctors including one lady doctor and four Nursing Assistants examined the patients. The camp which catered … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: High Court has quashed the Government order whereby Nazir Ahmad Dar was terminated by MD JKPDC for producing fake qualification certificate at the time of appointment. “No doubt, enquiry officer has served the copy of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: All J&K MGNREGA Association today went on three-day pen down strike to press the Government to fulfill their demands. Speaking on the occasion, Sandeep Kalotra, president of the association for Jammu province, said that they … More
Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, Aug 31: Addressing the inaugural function as chief guest at the “Healthcare” Conference organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)) here today Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of … More
Excelsior Correspondent Located on the western fringe of Pir Panjal ranges and dominating the Rajouri -Poonch-Uri highway, Hajipir was of great importance both economically and strategically. Emboldened by setback faced by India in 1962 and recent modernisation of its armed … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: State BJP vice-president and MLA Jammu West, Sat Sharma, today gave an amount of Rs 3 lakh from his CDF (Constituency Development Fund) to Dharmik Natak Club, a renowned name in organizing events like Ram … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: A group of 20 students from Shopian district of South Kashmir undergoing educational/motivational tour sponsored by Chinar Corps called on Army Chief General Dalbir Singh. The students shared their experiences with the Army Chief. General … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, Sept 1: ‘Hindi Pakhwara’ at Salal Power Station was inaugurated today by A G Ansari, General Manager, Salal Power Station, in the presence of Sri Prakash, Chief Engineer (Civil), Rajeev Jerath, Chief Engineer (Civil) and a large … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Bus-stand police arrested a self styled ‘baba’ and his associate for during people of their hard earned money on the pretext of curing their miseries. As per police sources, Bus-stand police received around 8 complaints … More
Excelsior Correspondent DODA, Sept 1: Students of Government Degree College Doda today held a protest demonstration against shortage of staff in the college and criticized the Administration of Higher Education Department for its alleged step motherly treatment to GDC Doda. … More
Excelsior Correspondent BILLAWAR, Sept 1: Senior Congress leader and former minister Dr Manohar Lal Sharma has expressed serious concern over frequent power failure in various villages and towns of district Kathua. Launching scathing attack on DyCM and Minister in-charge Power … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: The bridges washed away in Central Kashmir district of Ganderbal 9 years ago in floods are yet to be re-constructed and thousands of the inhabitants living in the area are facing hardships. The inhabitants of … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: The State Forest Service Officers Association (SFSOA) today demanded a service parallel to Indian Forest Service (IFS). The SFSOA president, Munshi Iqbal, while addressing a press conference said that a meeting of the association was … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Federation of Unions of Industrial Workers (FUIW) president Nirdosh Uppal has stressed upon all the trade unions to make grand success the strike call given by the Central Committee on September 2 as all India … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Sept 1: A slab of TNT explosive was found by a Road Opening Party (ROP) of CRPF during sanitization of the National Highway in Kheri area of Udhampur district, wee hours today. The ROP of 137 battalion … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: One day conference of Provincial Power Employees Union (PPEU) was held under the chairmanship of Shakti Gupta, chairman of the Union, today. The demands raised in conference included release of two and half days salary … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Sri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir Samaj Sevek and People Welfare Samiti, (PWS) Gandhi Nagar has demanded immediate suspension of present working committee and urged for fresh election of the temple management. Addressing a press conference, S … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Sept 1: MLA Ramnagar, R. S. Pathania, chaired the Janata Darbar at Tehsil Majalta for redressal of problems being faced by the locals of the respective areas in which representatives of different departments, senior officers and district/block … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, Sept 1: The Lakhanpur Police during a routine checking today at Toll Post Lakhanpur arrested a smuggler and recovered six kgs of Bhang Patta (moulded) from his possession. According to police during routine checking at Toll Post … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: A joint meeting of the Jagti Tenement Committee (JTC) and Soan Kashmir Front (SKF) was held here, today under the chairmanship of Shadi Lal Pandita in which grave concern was expressed over the failure of … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAMBAN, Sept 1: Ramsoo police arrested a driver for smuggling 14 bovines to Valley. As per police sources, on a tip-off, police team from Ramsoo police station laid a naka and intercepted a Srinagar bound truck bearing registration … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, Sept 1: A minor boy of seven year was mauled to death by a leopard at a Dhok in Jonta Larh, Balmatkot, late last night. Reports said that the leopard took away Mohd Iqbal (7), son of … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Sept 1: The Kashmir Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) today accused State Commercial Tax Department of harassing traders on the pretext of stock assessment. In its Executive Committee meeting held today, the KCCI said the “unrest” … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Sept 1: Minister for CAPD and Tribal Affairs Ch Zulfkar Ali today inspected ration stores in Rajouri district and pressed upon officials to maintain record or be ready for stern action. Mr Ali inspected CAPD store Sunderbani … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Chinore police nabbed two notorious criminals, who were wanted in attempt to murder case and were evading their arrest for the past four months. As per police sources, on specific information, police team from Chinore … More
Excelsior Correspondent: JAMMU, Sept 1 5: A 45-year-old woman was today found hanging at her residence in Domana area of city outskirts. According to a police spokesperson, a woman identified as Priya Devi (45) wife of Rajinder Kumar, a resident … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Domana police apprehended two bovine animals and rescued 16 milch animals from their possession. As per police sources, police team from Domana police station intercepted two persons carrying flock of bovines on suspicious grounds by … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: An emergency session of Employees Joint Action Committee was convened under the chairmanship of senior JCC leader and president EJAC, Abdul Qayoom Wani today. The session took a strong notice of the frustration caused to … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: NSUI leader and social activist, Advocate Nitin Bakshi has alleged that the employees appointed under PM Migrant Employees Package were living in pathetic conditions at the accommodations provided by the Relief Department. On one hand, … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Sept1: Two pedestrians among three persons died in separate road accidents, here today. According to the police, a pedestrian was crushed to death by a Tanker bearing registration number JK02AU-6249 at By Pass road near Bharat Nagar … More
Excelsior Correspondent KISHTWAR, Sept 1: Vipil Behal was appointed as State vice-president of Chenab Valley Students’ Association (CVSA) at a function held here today. State president, CVSA, Mehran Anjum Mir, State general secretary, Naeem Nazir, District president Anil Bhagat, District … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Police busted a gang of thieves with the arrest of six burglars and recovery of 4 stolen motorcycles, gold ornaments and other items from their possession. Apart from this, police also arrested three criminals wanted … More
Excelsior Correspondent SAMBA, Sept 1: A youth consumed some poisonous substance at his residence in village Pangdour of Samba Sector today. He has been identified as Maraju 30, S/o Meli. He was taken to District Hospital Samba where from doctors … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Sept 1: SOS International, Rajouri held a meeting under the leadership of its chairman Kewal Sharma and constituted block committee for Dangri. Pritam Lal Sharma has been elected as Chairman of the block committee, Dangri, whereas Kamal … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Sunil Dimple, president Jammu West Assembly Movement JWAM) has warned the State Government that nothing less than inclusion in the list of smart cities and the development of the Jammu and Kashmir capitals as the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1 : The dead body of an unidentified man of about 45 years age was found today from a drain along the road in Narwal area of city outskirts. According to a police spokesperson, at about … More
Excelsior Correspondent VIJAYPUR, Sept 1: Assailing Modi Government for its failure to deal with Pakistan, Congress workers today held a strong protest demonstration at Vijaypur chowk and burnt effigy of Pakistan for violating cease fire and targeting civilian areas. A … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Carrying forward the drive against the people indulged in bovines smuggling, police nabbed two persons along with 16 milch animals, which they were trying to smuggle to Valley in a truck from Bantalab area of … More
Excelsior Correspondent MENDHAR, Sept 1: People from Dalora and adjoining areas today held protest demonstration against PDD at Uchhad and blocked Mendhar-Poonch road for about three hours today. Reports said the irate villagers shouting slogans against PDD came out on … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Sept 1: Police today said 22 persons were injured in different road accidents in the Valley. A police spokesman said that a Tata 407 vehicle bearing registration number JK03-5667 driven by Manzoor Ahmad Mir turned turtle at … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: The Department of English, Central University of Jammu organized a screening of ‘Shashi Tharoor’ at Oxford Union. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ashok Aima presided over the event. The programme was conceived by Prof. Nandini Bhattacharya, … More
Excelsior Correspondent SAMBA, Sept 1: Two persons were injured seriously after the motor cycle bearing number PB35F/0984 on which they were traveling was hit by a Bolero bearing registration number JK08C/0081at Pallah More on Jammu-Pathankote National Highway near here today. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: GRP, Kathua has saved a precious life by shifting an injured boy who was lying in unconscious condition on railway track at km 38 by shifting him to district hospital for treatment today. Police said … More
Excelsior Correspondent MENDHAR, Sept 1: The people residing on that side of the fencing at village Ramlutta and Baryani Gali of Balakote lodged strong protest today after members of marriage party including bride and bridegroom were detained by the troops … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 1: Warm farewell was accorded by NCC Directorate, Jammu and Kashmir to Krishanjeet Singh, LDC who attained superannuation on August 31, 2015 from the NCC Directorate after rendering a service of 36 years. Col R S … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJBAGH, Sept 1: A man died due to electrocution at his house in Hari Chack Saini area of Marheian Teshil, today. According to a police spokesperson, the man identified as Rakesh Kumar (29) son of Sansar Singh, a … More
Excelsior Correspondent KISHTWAR, Sept 1: Chenab Construction Group was today constituted in District Kishtwar with the unanimous election of Mohd Iqbal Agoo as the chairman. The main objective for formation of this group is to work for the welfare of … More
Excelsior Correspondent MENDHAR, Sept 1: At least eight persons were injured when an over loaded Tata Sumo skidded off the road and turned turtle in Balakote area today. The mishap took place when the vehicle No. JK-12/4374 was carrying 16 … More
Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, Sep 1: An absconder in an attempt to murder case was arrested today from Surankote. Acording to a police spokesman, the accused, identified as Khursheed Ahmed was wanted in an attempt to murder case and was absconding … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: Hundreds of National Youth Corps (NYC) today began their 72 hours long hunger strike over non-implementation of Cabinet order regarding their adjustment in State Education Department. The NYC employees assembled at Pratap Park here and started … More
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