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Excelsior Correspondent KUND(DEVSAR), Feb 18: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit here, laid the foundation of some key developmental projects today. She laid the foundation of famous Brazloo bridge, which would come up at a cost … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary today vis More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Feb 18: Police arrested a smuggler and recovered timber worth lakh More
Excelsior Correspondent KATRA, Feb 18:  Renowned Economist, politician and Member of Parliament, Dr More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Feb 18: Police arrested two drug peddlers and recovered about one More

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Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: In the loving memory of Sant Gurbaksh Singh ji Danna,  a  grand  religious congregation (Gurmat Samagam)  was organised by Sant Pura Danna Charitable Trust at Gurudwara Sri  Guru Arjun Dev Ji,  Akhnoor Road Domana,  under … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: State Judicial Academy today organised one day special training programme on the Jammu & Kashmir Pre-Conception & Pre-Natal Sex Selection/Determination (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 2002. The training programme was inaugurated by Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir … More
Excelsior Correspondent BUDGAM, Feb 18: District Budgam has been shortlisted for Prime Minister’s excellence award in public administration for taking lead in the State for promoting the cashless economy. So far, under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Harun Malik, … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Feb 18: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti handed over keys of motorized scooters among eight specially abled youth here today. These youth had met the Chief Minister during her public interactions and she had promised them to hand … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Anil D Sahasrabudhe released 2nd edition of book titled “SP Tyagi’s Code of Criminal Procedure 1973″ revised by Dinesh Singh Chauhan, Advocate, J&K High Court of Judicature … More
Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, Feb 18: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today invited young Start-Ups … More
Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, Feb 18: Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Mufti today said that Government will explore every possibility to harness and tap the tourism potential of Peer-Panchal region with particular focus on promoting pilgrimage, heritage, leisure and ecotourism in the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Punjabi Lekhak Sabha (PLS), Jammu organized an impressive function here at K L Saigal Hall, Cultural Academy, to release ‘Quest of Life’, a biographical novel in English written by Dr Bhavneet Kaur and Sumeet Sharma. … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18:  Former minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla said that BJP now should stop teaching lesson of nationalism to others as they stood totally exposed before the people of this country. While interacting with the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: The Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Inayat Ali along with Speaker Assembly, Kavinder Gupta, Deputy Speaker Nazir Ahmad Gurezi and Secretary Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs today attended Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Conference at Patna Bihar … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, Feb 18: MLC Balbir Singh today criticized the coalition Government in the State for not having any sufficient policy for the development of farmers. “Our border farmers are facing number of problems due to Pakistan firing from … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Natrang today presented a new satirical play “Aaya Nahi Aayi” written by Rajindra Kumar Sharma and directed by Neeraj Kant Sharma in its weekly theatre series, ‘Sunday Theatre’ at Natrang Studio theatre, Jammu. The play … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 17:  Additional Director General of Police Home Guards, Civil Defence, SDRF and Security Munir Ahmad Khan today reviewed the functioning of both the wings. An official spokesman said that soon after assuming the charge, Munir Khan … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 17: According to the Chief Engineer, Elect. Maintt & R.E. Wing, Jammu, in order to carry out some urgent repair works, the power supply to Chatha, Parladpur and adjoining areas will remain affected on February 18 … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Feb 17: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti laid the foundation of college block and 250 bedded hospital block of SKIMS Medical College, Bemina here today. To be built at a cost of Rs. 172. 25 crore, the complex … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Feb 17: Despite clear orders from University Council of Kashmir University to keep appointment orders of two Medical Officers of its Health Centre in abeyance, they continue to work. The former Vice Chancellor Professor Khursheed Andrabi appointed … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Feb 17: Senior National Conference leader and MLA Kangan, Mian Altaf Ahmed has expressed concern over the reports that the Government is proposing to shift the Central University of Kashmir campus from Ganderbal to an alternate place. … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Feb 17: The entire township of Nowshera  observed complete bandh  on the second consecutive day today and people held protest against the denial of the post of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) to this Sub-Division. All the shops  … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 17: Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur has granted four weeks time to the respondents for filing response to the PIL seeking State Vigilance … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 17:  Launching a  scathing attack on the Coalition Government in the State for its  total failure, PCC chief,  Ghulam Ahmad Mir has said that there is total policy paralysis due to inherent contradictions and divergent vested … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Demanding that the seats for open courses in Gojri subject -recently started by the University of Jammu at Postgraduate level – must be enhanced from 32 to 100, the members of Gujjar Bakerwal tribes- today … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, Feb 18: A car was over turned on the road near Thannamandi causing injuries to the driver, while it was being rashly driven on Bafliaz –Thammandi Road. Reports said the Maruti Car (WagnR) No. JK12/8302 earlier hit … More
Excelsior Correspondent DODA/KISHTWAR, Feb 18:   Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Development, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today  interacted with the people of Chatroo village and directed the district administration to prepare a comprehensive proposal for development … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Forum for Rights and Justice a social organisation organised a free medical camp at Gajansoo in Marh block today. Renowned doctors examined the patients during the camp. General physicians, child specialists and surgeons were available … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATRA, Feb 18: A young man from Uttar Pradesh, who was found lying unconscious under mysterious circumstances near Trikuta Bhawan, Katra, last night, died at Narayana Hospital today. The deceased was identified as Rajiv Kumar Gupta (40), son … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) today appealed the State Finance Minister (FM), Dr Haseeb A Drabu, to immediately direct the concerned to issue SRO/Notification regarding implementation of 7th Pay Commission (PC) report in favor of the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Jammu organized its 5th Annual Peace Symposium, here today on the theme of “Justice in an unjust world” with its abiding motto of “Love for all Hatred for none”. Click here … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18:  Shoolini University in Himachal Pradesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six Ethiopian universities, which would go a long way in taking forward its research programme and also give the students and faculty … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Marching ahead to make people aware about the ill effects of cardiovascular diseases, Dr Sushil Sharma held a day long camp at  Shree Ramleela Club Samajik, Sanskritik Sanstha , Ram Mandir, Sainik Colony. More than … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga held public darbar at Datta Talab. People apprised him about unscheduled power cuts, less availability of ration, providing of drinking water facilities and other developmental issues. Besides … More
Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, Feb 18: Sharnathi Action Committee (SAC), Poonch today demanded the Government to settle the remaining cases of Displaced Persons (DPs) of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) by transferring amount of 1st installment of one time compensation into the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Workers of J&K National Panthers Party (JKNPP) led by Neeraj Gupta, zonal president of the party, held a protest demonstration against the Government over the issue of price hike of diesel and petrol. The party … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Gangyal police under ‘Operation Sanjeevani’ arrested a drug peddler and recovered large quantity of banned syrup bottles and intoxicant capsules from the vehicle he was driving. As per police sources, on reliable information, a team … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: A delegation of border people in Jammu called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at New Delhi today and apprised him of the prevailing situation arising due to indiscriminate firing by Pakistan. The delegation, led … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan today said that the Government will prepare a fresh list of people who do not own a house so that their case can … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Swarnkar Sangh Jammu City conducted election, here. Election Incharge Rajesh Kapoor and Naresh Abrol conducted the elections under the chairmanship of Ashok Kumar Nischal, Convener Swarnkar Sangh Jammu Province, in which eight candidates participated and … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Shamsher Hakla Poonchi, a prominent Gujjar leader and an intellectual of the State today criticised the successive State Governments for their failure in granting the political reservations to Gujjars and Bakerwals of the State in … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Feb 18: Member Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Raja Ram, and Coordinator of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for J&K and West Bengal today asked the party workers to reach poorest of the poor to strengthen roots of the … More