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Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Stressing the need  of  a `comprehensive action plan’ for disaster management, former Union Health Minister and leader of  Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that the floods in Jammu and Kashmir, vulnerable … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 1: A committee constituted on the directions of Supreme Court More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Raj Mohammed, Administrative Officer in the Office of Financia More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: In a significant development, the Divisional Level Single Wind More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Oct 1: On the occasion of Gandhi  Jayanti, Governor N. N. Vohra a More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Oct 1: The Punjab Government today said that it will help the flood ravaged people of the the State in maximum possible way even if it has to go beyond the call of duty. Punjab Minister of … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Oct 1: Government today granted 10 days extension upto 10th October 2014 on the exemption of levy of Entry Tax and Toll Tax on import of material, for relief and rehabilitation of the flood affected people of … More
Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Oct 1: An attempt to break open the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of J&K Bank was foiled today by a group of vigilant villagers at Arizal in Budgam District. According to the reports, some unidentified burglars at … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Government while cautioning the people against the unscrupulous elements who have circulated a proforma in Civil Secretariat  seeking details regarding losses caused due to flash floods tempting some employees and general public to furnish such … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: In a Criminal Revision Petition filed by Puneet Chopra seeking quashment of the order passed by Principal Sessions Judge Jammu regarding closure of evidence  in the much publicized Chopra family murder case, Justice Tashi Rabstan … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Oct 1: Stressing the need for greater synergy between the police and public, the Director General of Police, K. Rajendra Kumar has called upon various ranks and files to have regular interactions with the civil society to … More
Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, Oct 1 : Addressing a function held to launch the country-wide “Apollo Sugar” Initiative in collaboration with Sanofi and Joslin from Harvard Medical School, Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & … More
Avtar Bhat JAMMU, Oct 1: The Public Sector General Insurance Companies (GICs) have to pay hundreds of crores of rupees as liability against the insurance claims of the flood victims in the State. The four general insurance companies i.e New … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: The activists of  Jammu West Assembly Movement (JWAM) today held protest demonstration against the  R&B and Traffic police authorities for the poor condition of roads and massive traffic jams in the city. Leading the protest, … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Help Age India organized signature campaign today at Women College Parade to mark International Day of Older Persons. Shakeel Ahmed Beig, DIG  Jammu Samba Kathua was the chief guest. The programme was inaugurated with the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Minister for Culture, Horticulture, Housing and Sports Raman Bhalla today said that Pt Sansar Chand Baru, popularly known as ‘Master ji’ has brought great honour to the State through his visual art and contributions in … More
Excelsior Correspondent MARWAH (KISHTWAR), Oct 1: In a significant achievement of far-reaching benefits for the remote and inaccessible areas of Kishtwar district, the Minister of State for Industries & Commerce, PWD & Home Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo inaugurated the Matigawran-Inshan-Marwah road … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Oct 1: Manwal police rescued two bovine animals and arrested two bovine smugglers from the spot, today. A police spokesman said that, on specific inputs, police team from Manwal police post headed by SI Ashok Sharma incharge … More
Excelsior Correspondent Vijaypur, Oct 1: Former minister and senior Congress leader Manjit Singh today expressed serious concern over ignorance of flood affected people of Vijaypur by the administration. “Poor farmers have been badly hit by the flash floods but no … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU Oct 1:  International Elders’ Day was observed by Central Government Pensioners Welfare Association (CGPWA) J & K Branch by observing special consideration and concern towards the well being and welfare of senior pensioners and family pensioners, especially … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Grandparents Day was celebrated at Kartar Public School with pomp and show. On the occasion, Ranjit Singh, Patron, Ranjit Educational Trust was the chief guest while Ranjit Kour, Patron, Kartar Educational Trust was guest of … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: To extend the relief to the affected families in recent heavy rains and floods in J&K, a team of The- Sara, registered NGO led by vice president Gurjeet Kour and director Dr Raminder Jit Singh … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Judicial Magistrate Ist Class Samba, Manzoor Hussain has rejected the bail application of Darbar Singh son of Janak Singh, a resident of village Raya in Samba district, who was involved in case FIR No. 64/2014 … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Crime Branch Jammu has produced challan in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Jammu against the then Patwari of Sarore Mohammed Aslam who is presently as Naib Tehsildar Jindrah, then Girdawar Sukhdev Singh, late Mohammed … More
Excelsior Correspondent SAMBA, Oct 1: Indian National Congress, Vijaypur held a public meeting at Gurha Morh, Vijaypur under the leadership of senior Congress Leader and member JKPCC Arun Sharma. Arun Sharma was the organizer of the function, which was attended … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1:  Making some modification in its previous order in view of floods and relief /restoration work, the Government has said that there will  be off day on Sunday for all the Government employees. A GAD official … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: On their second day tour of Kashmir valley, BJP State president & MP Jugal Kishore Sharma, Leader of Legislative Party Ashok Khajuria, State spokesperson Farooq Khan and MLA Baldev Raj Sharma visited Budgam, Nowgam and … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1:  Minister for Tourism Ghulam Ahmed Mir along with Commissioner Secretary Tourism and Culture Shalindra Kumar today convened a meeting to take stock of damages caused to the tourism sector of Jammu region due to recent … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Vilakshan Singh, State general secretary of Young Panthers, has condemned the alleged discriminatory   decision of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India to waive off the examination fee for the Company Secretary examination for December … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, Oct 1: District Administration Kathua has launched scheme for devolution of powers to Panchayats, decentralized planning and grievance redressal at block level. As many as 19 senior officers have been appointed as Nodal Officers at CD Block … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Peeved over the unplanned digging of roads outside Jammu University gates by telecom companies, creating hardships for students, scholars and staff, National Secular Forum (NSF) today staged protest demonstration against Public Works Department (PWD) and … More
Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Oct 1 : Minister for Health and Medical Education, Taj Mohi-ud-Din today visited SMHS Hospital and took stock of the resumption of services at various departments and units. The Minister was briefed about the cleaning up operation … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Oct 1:  The nursing officers of Military Nursing Service at Command Hospital Udhampur celebrated their 89th MNS Raising Day today. On this occasion, Lt Gen DS Hooda, GOC-in-C (Army Commander) extended his greetings to all MNS officers … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1:  A large number of  PHE daily rated workers are without wages for the last nearly 25 months and many of them are facing starvation. Speaking in the meeting of the all the provincial units at … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: In connection with observance of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, District Red Cross Society, Jammu organized a symposium at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Shastri Nagar, near her today. Besides, the GHSS Shastri Nagar, students … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Oct 1: A motorcyclist died while his pillion rider sustained critical injuries when their bike skidded off the road on the National Highway near Mand, here today. The deceased has been identified as Raman Kumar (30), son … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Three day Science Workshop on “Save Nature Save Humanity” organized by Government Degree College Ramnagar in collaboration with DST Udhampur concluded today. In essay writing competition on the topic Threats and Conservation of Wild Life … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Bharat Vikas Parishad Swami Vivekanand Branch Gandhi Nagar organized National Patriotic Group Song Competition at Guru Harikrishan Public School, Nanak Nagar, in which around fifteen schools of Gandhi Nagar, Shastri Nagar and Nanak Nagar areas … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: As State Government has failed to act on a representation seeking withdrawal of undue security umbrella to Kewal Kumar Sharma, Forest Guard-cum-Additional PRO of Deputy Chief Minister, High Court today issued notice to the respondents … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Due to non-availability of power supply for the past over two days, the residents of Kot area of Kot Bhalwal are facing manifold problems and warned to come on road to hold protest. The residents … More
Excelsior Correspondent SOPORE, Oct 1: A convention of Congress Party was held at Nowpora in Sopore which was presided over by former Minister Abdul Gani Vakil. While addressing the convention Mr. Vakil hailed the recent visit of AICC president Sonia … More
Excelsior Correspondent AKHNOOR, Oct 1: The police today arrested three alleged bovine smugglers carrying four bovine animals in a load carrier  towards Rajouri on fake permission and rescued the cattle. SP Rural, Jammu Mohan Lal Kaith told the Excelsior that  … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Annual congregation of Kapoor Biradari is going to be held on October2, 2014 (Thursday) at Mata Satyawati Devisthan Radhowan in Ramgarh, district Samba. The Pujan will start at 10 am followed by Hawan, other rituals … More
Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, Oct 1:  A middle aged man died of burns under mysterious circumstances at Mandi town of district Poonch today. A police spokesman said that one Saqib Hussain, son of  Ejaz Rizvi, resident of Mandi sustained 80 percent … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Youth Talent Search Forum (YTSF) organized fancy dress competition (religious, patriotic and bollywood), gift wrapping and notebook covering competitions at J&K Police Public School (JKPPS), Miran Sahib. In the competition, students from 9 schools participated … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: An awareness lecture on “How to stay Healthy beyond 50” was delivered  by a renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Fortis Escort Heart Institute, Dr  Ajay Kaul  at Jammu University, here today. The lecture … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: MLA Vijaypur Surjeet Singh Slathia today handed over a cheque of Rs.1,31,000 to District Development Commissioner, Samba for contributing towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for helping the poor people whose properties were damaged due to … More
Excelsior Correspondent KATHUA, Oct 1: Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department Kathua headed by T.P Singh, Assistant Director Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Kathua, inspected various establishments of Kathua town, Kalibari, Lakhanpur area, Barnoti and highway. About 47 commercial establishments … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: On the eve of 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, rich tributes were paid to the Father of Nation by various education institutions, which held functions today and some of them also launched cleanliness drive. … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Oct 1: A young girl committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance under mysterious circumstances at her house in village Mani of Ramnagar. The deceased was identified as Sonu Devi (21), daughter of Krishan Lal. She allegedly … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Oct 1: Continuing with its endeavour to ensure that the flood affected people should get immediate attention and their condition should be ameliorated expeditiously, Core group constituted for the purpose by the District Legal Services Authority, Udhampur … More
Excelsior Correspondent UDHAMPUR, Oct 1: Over 20,000 devotees hailing from different parts of the district paid obeisance at the sacred temple of Merhada Mata situated at hillock in village Satyalta during first six Navratras. This was disclosed by the President … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: Three day long eco-club camp organized by Government Middle School, Khalsan Pullar concluded today in Khalsan Pullar. During the camp, the students and general public were made aware about biodiversity conservation. Speeches were also made … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: ASN Higher Secondary School, Channi Himmat today conducted Inter-School Poem Recitation Competition in which 45 students from various schools participated in two different categories. On the occasion, Neeraj Sharma, Additional Deputy Commissioner Jammu was the … More
Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 1: To mark the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, a blood donation camp was inaugurated by Director Health Services Dr. B.S Pathania at Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar. Mr. Pathania said that to promote Voluntary Blood Donation … More
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