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Excelsior Correspondent MUSSOORIE, June 29: Addressing the IAS and other Civil Services trainees at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) here today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 29: In a significant initiative aimed at a shift towards digi More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 29: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today expressed gr More
Excelsior Correspondent BALTAL, June 29: Reiterating his commitment to frame a new Forest Policy tha More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29:   Expressing indignation over the official approval of just More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: To make Amarnath Ji Yatra congestion free at entry point at Rail Head Complex and to provide neat and clean atmosphere, JDA has intensified its anti-encroachment drive and removed 15 wooden temporary structures, 15  hoardings/banners … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 29: Minister for Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sukhnandan Kumar Choudhary today conducted extensive tour of flood-affected areas of district Kulgam and took stock of the damages caused due to recent flashfloods in river … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Principal Sessions Judge Kulgam, Subash C Gupta today convicted 10 accused under Section 304-I (culpable homicide not amount to murder) and acquitted 28 accused in the much publicized Kelam Jamia Masjid attack case. Those who … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: The Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Pawan Kotwal today reviewed implementation of Swachh Vidyalaya programme in Jammu division through video conference with the concerned Deputy Commissioners. The Div Com received detailed status of completed under-completion, dysfunctional, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Forum of Recognised Colleges (FORCE) held a meeting, which was chaired by its president and former Minister Harbans Singh and attended by majority of members. Harbans Singh while speaking sought views of the members in … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Federation of Industries (FoI) Jammu has alleged that Commercial Tax Post at Lakhanpur is an obstacle for industrial growth in the State. In a meeting of the Federation held at AOI Bhawan here today under … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: An emergency meeting of Incharge School Education Officers and Lecturers Forum was held under the chairmanship of its provincial president Amar Nath Thakur to discuss the regularization issue of Incharge CEOs, Principals, ZEOs, Lecturers and … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 29: Vikram Misri, Indian Ambassador to Spain, called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan, today. Ambassador Misri informed the Governor about the enormous potential of J&K benefiting from collaborative arrangements with Spanish companies … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 29: The State Government has decided to give rations to the consumers as per the Census 2011 from July 2015 onwards. This was stated by the Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution and Tribal Affairs, … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, June 29: In a record of sorts, District Administration has constructed 682 toilets in the schools across the district in last three weeks.  Another 225 school toilets are also at finishing stage which will make the total … More
Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, June 29: To make necessary arrangements for the forthcoming Shri Budha Amarnath Ji Yatra to Mandi, Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Nisar Ahmed Wani today convened a meeting of district offcers, trustees of Shri Budha Amarnath Ji shrine, prominent … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: For the renewal of Group Janta Personal Accidental Insurance Policy for second year from July 16, 2015, the State Government has directed all the DDOs in different departments to deduct the annual premium from salaries … More
Excelsior Correspondent Jammu, June 29:    Vice president PCC and former minister Raman Bhalla has lashed out at BJP-PDP coalition for stoppage of the tradition of Summer Secretariat practice in Jammu, causing great hardships to the people of Jammu region. Describing … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAMNAGAR, June 29: Reacting sharply to the statement of JKNPP leader on AIIMS, MLA Ramnagar R S Pathania   has challenged his predecessor to come on ground and try to call the spade a spade. “The stand of BJP … More
Excelsior Correspondent Jammu, June 29: As part of mass mobilization campaign in Jammu region, the AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC), which has been championing the cause of Jammu for almost two months now and demanding AIIMS for the region, today organized … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 29: Jammu and Kashmir Government has designated Principal Secretary Planning and Development as the Nodal Officer to coordinate with India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDFOI) for collaboration and identification of projects for the State in … More
Excelsior Correspondent Leh, June 29:  To review and discuss various issues in light of new guidelines issued by the Planning and Development Department in formulation of Annual Plan 2015-16, the Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Leh Saugat Biswas convened a meeting of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) today urged the chairman of 7th Pay Commission (PC) to expedite the completion of 7th PC recommendations to avoid any delay in implementation of its recommendations in favour of both Central … More
Excelsior Correspondent SAMBA, June 28: A week long annual fair (Mela) attracts people from all walks of life commenced today at Baba Sidh Goria Ji shrine, Swankha near Vijaypur in Samba district. The Shrine of Baba Sidh Goria is prominently … More
Excelsior Correspondent GANDERBAL, June 28: Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Kumar Singh, today visited the 105 MW Upper Sindh Hydropower Project – II at Kangan to take stock of its functioning. District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Showkat Aijaz and Chief Engineer Generation … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: The National Sample Survey Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, Regional Office, Jammu, celebrated the “Statistics Day” in the conference Hall of Food Corporation of India, 28-B, JDA Commercial Complex, Rail … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings Choudhary Lal Singh today ordered eviction of encroachers from the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) land near Resham Garh Colony. The Minister, during a visit … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: A meeting of PDP workers of Raipur-Domana constituency was held today under the chairmanship of Dhaman Bhasin, general secretary, PDP, wherein speakers impressed upon the State Government functionaries for immediate repair of Jammu-Amb Gharota road … More
Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, June 29:  Chief patron of National Panthers Party Prof Bhim Singh has said that reorganization of J&K on the patron of Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat and Bihar is essential to end internal conflict and political … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: The J&K Pradesh Youth Congress (PYC) is planning to field the candidates in forthcoming Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections. This was disclosed by Dr Uma Shankar Pandey, Incharge J&K PYC, during the first meeting of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: J&K State Integration and Public Relation Society organized a deliberation on the topic “Role of PR in developing societal behaviour”, here today. Minister of State for Information, Culture and Education, Priya Sethi, was the chief … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: “Kendriya Arya Yuvak Parishad” organised eight day youth camp in Arya Samaj Janipur Colony, which concluded today. The programme commenced with the lighting of ceremonial lamp by the chief guest, Dr Anil Arya (National President, … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, June 29: As a major relief to the patients suffering from serious ailments, Government today cleared cases of 245 persons and sanctioned an amount of Rs. 33 lakh for patients suffering from heart, kidney, hepatitis and other … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: A man was killed on the spot when a speeding truck hit the scooter he was riding on, at Bawe Talab on Jammu-Akhnoor Road. According to SHO police station Kanachak, Inspector Rakesh Singh Jamwal, the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: General Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), Vikram Malhotra, along with the Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) and priest of the Christian Colony, Residency Road, toured the Christian Cemetery situated at Prem Nagar-Jogi Gate road today … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, June 29: The police today arrested a youth for allegedly kidnapping a girl hailing from Budhal area of Rajouri district. A police spokesman said that Budhal police party led by SHO conducted raid  in Khawas area and … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, June 29: In a collision between a Tempo and Maruti car at Bhambla, here today, a girl was injured The accident took place when the Tempo JK02AK- 8729 collided with Maruti 800, bearing registration number JK11A- 3313. … More
Excelsior Correspondent BHADERWAH, June 29: A student pursuing MA English from Bhaderwah Campus of University of Jammu, allegedly tried to end her life by consuming some poisonous substance in the hostel room of the campus here. As per police sources, … More
Excelsior Correspondent REASI, June 29: A team of Legal Metrology Department (LMD), Reasi under the supervision of Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Reasi-Rajesh Heera conducted market checking and realized a fine of Rs. 8000 from traders found violating the market regulation … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: All India Meenia Biradari is organizing its annual congregation of Dati Pagvano Ji at Kallali Tibba Nari (R S Pura) on July 2, 2015 (Thursday). All Biradari members have been requested to participate with families … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: An Alto car bearing No. 3935 JK02AA was stolen by some car lifters from outside the residence of Rajeev Gupta at Poonch House Kabir Colony. An FIR has been registered by police but the car … More
Excelsior Correspondent LEH, June 29:   The National Secular Forum (NSF) today held a day long convention at Leh wherein number of  issues pertaining to youth community of Ladakh were discussed and taken up for consideration of authorities. The convention was … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAMBAN, June 29: District Development Commissioner Ramban Farooq Shah Bukhari today imposed restrictions under section 144 of crore PC against any sort of public interference and gathering on NH1A from Patnitop to Jawahar Tunnel for any kind of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Chander Mohan Sharma Convenor of Tawi Andolan called upon the Govt. to immediately divert all big 20 Nallas which carry solid and liquid waste into the river Tawi and polluting water before completion of artificial … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Dr. D.K. Manyal, MLA, Samba paid visit to Greater Kailash Colony today to inaugurate the Lanes 27 to 32 falling in the area extended from Mandir to Govt. High School. The “Residents Welfare Association” highlighted … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: GRP Jammu today handed over five missing children to their parents. According to SP Railways Suram Singh, men of GRP Jammu on duty at Platform No. 1 found 5 children including 4 girls namely Nandni … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Claiming mismatch between the answer script and question paper in recently held JUET, the NSUI has appealed the Jammu University to lower the qualifying marks in the test for fresh admissions. A deputation of NSUI … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: A Theatre workshop on Design and Techniques organized by National School of Drama, New Delhi in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art,Culture and Languages was today inaugurated at K.L Saigal Hall. Padamshree Balwant … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: The Executive Committee Valmiki Mohalla Trust (ECVMT) today got its new president as Gharu Bhatti who defeated former president Jang Bhadhur by 30 votes. The ECVMT have total 1260 votes while only 1227 votes were … More
Excelsior Correspondent SAMBA, June 29 An unidentified body of a male person was recovered today under mysterious circumstances from Railway road in Vijaypur area of Samba district. According to a police spokesperson, a body of about a 40-years old person, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: A district level RSETI Advisory Committee (DLRAC) meeting of SBI RSETI Bantalab, Jammu was held at PWD Rest House Gandhi Nagar here. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Anuradha Gupta, Additional District Development Commissioner Jammu … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: A man working with Municipal Corporation, Jammu, allegedly committed suicide by hanging self at his residence in Prem Nagar falling under the jurisdiction of police post Sarwal. According to a police spokesperson, a man identified … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: All India Backward  Classes Union (AIBCU) in its meeting here today held under the chairmanship of its president, Abdul Majid Malik discussed the various issues confronting the OBCs in the State especially the failure of … More
Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, June 29: Kashmiri Pandit Conference (KPC) has demanded that remaining 3000 posts meant for Kashmiri migrants under PM’s job package be filled up in Central Government Departments in view of the prevailing security scenario in the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Water supply in almost all areas of Jammu City falling on left and right side of river Tawi will remain partially affected on June 30 due to power failure/interruptions of electric feeders following rains and … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Miran Sahib police arrested two persons along with 5 kilograms of poppy straw (bhukki) As per sources, a police party from Miran Sahib police station led by SHO SI Hilal Azhar along with ASI Raj … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, June 29: A jawan of Border Security Force (BSF) today allegedly attempted suicide by sliting his throat. According to a police spokesperson the Jawan identified as Constable T Prasad, a resident of Nepal of 80 Battalion under … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: A meeting of Swami Nand Bab Ashram was held under the chairmanship of Swami Chaman Lal Ji Bamzai a spiritual saint in which various matters related to undertaking of dharmic activities by the Ashram were … More
SRINAGAR, June 29: No Kashmiri crossed the Line of Control (LoC) for Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) while 10 guests from PoK arrived here, official sources said today. However, 28 PoK residents, who had come here in previous buses, returned to their … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: An Army personnel allegedly died today due to electrocution at 92 Brigade, 527/ASC Battalion in Bari Brahmana area o city outskirts. According to a police spokesperson, Sepoy Rangnath Rai (Service No- 6494231L ) of Gazipur … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: In keeping with his agenda of development MLA Jammu East Rajesh Gupta kick started the process of the up gradation of Gumat stairs with new kind of tiles. The estimated cost of the project is … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: A kidnapped girl has been recovered by Narwal police from New Delhi. As per police sources, a girl identified as Sujata Chib, daughter of Subash Singh of Jourian was kidnapped by Toquer Jellani of Srinagar … More
Excelsior Correspondent RAJOURI, June 29: Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under Romeo Force today distributed 14 sewing machines to Community Centre of village Kotli. The machines were distributed on the request of villagers of Kotli to engage unemployed ladies from under privileged … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 29: Police arrested a bootlegger along with 48 pouches of illicit liquor. As per police sources, police team from Kanachack police station arrested a bootlegger along with 48 pouches of illicit liquor. The accused has been … More
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