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 Press Trust of India

Biometric details, verification of Rohingyas being collected in Jammu

Biometric details, verification of Rohingyas being collected in Jammu

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday began a drive to collect biometric and other details of Rohingyas staying in Jammu, officials said. The Rohingyas are a Bengali-dialect speaking Muslim minority in Myanmar. Following persecution in their country, many of them entered India illegally through Bangladesh and took shelter in Jammu and other parts […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Hospital in Kulgam village awaits completion

Kulgam: Even after the lapse of more than 12 years, the construction works at the Sub-district hospital in Kulgam await completion despite the availability of funds for carrying out the works. Locals said that the hospital was sanctioned in year 2008 and was scheduled to be completed in three years but even after more than […]

 Press Trust of India

BJP leader urges Amit Shah to enhance monthly relief to Kashmiri migrants

Jammu: BJP leader Ashwani Chrungoo urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to enhance the monthly relief provided to Kashmiri migrants from Rs 13,000 to Rs 20,000. “The price index has gone high a number of times over the last five years, and consequent price rise in almost all fields of public purchases has also touched […]

 KV News

Misappropriation of food grains: Fair Price Shop dealer suspended, License cancelled

Pattan: Department of Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs has held a Fair Price Shop Dealer responsible for misappropriation of food grains in North Kashmir’s Pattan town of Baramulla district. Besides placing the Fair Price Shop Dealer under suspension, his license has also been cancelled. Notably, the inhabitants of Baba Gund Mamoosa area of North […]

 KV News

Quarry holders, stone crusher owners stage protest

Demand lifting of ban on operations

Srinagar: People associated with stone crusher and quarry business who are permanently out of work Saturday appealed Government to lift ban on quarrying and operations of stone crushers. Scores of people under the banner of Himalayan Quarry & Tipper Association, Stone Crushers Association and All Quarry Association assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar to register […]

 KV News

Lecturers resent disengagement, stage protests

Srinagar: Castigating Government for disengaging them en-masse after the abrogation of Article 370, 10+2 contractual lecturers Saturday staged a protest in Srinagar demanding continuation of service and comprehensive job policy for them. These lecturers assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar to seek justice. They staged protest against the government’s alleged “use and throw” policy. “There […]

 KV News

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav: Div Com reviews preparations for celebrations

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Saturday chaired a meeting of officers to review the preparations for “Azaadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’’- India@75 for celebrating 75 years of Independence of India, starting from March-12. The meeting, among others was attended by Commissioner SMC, Director School Education, VC LAWDA, SP Hqt Srinagar, Commandant Operation BSF, […]

 KV News

Drug abuse: Div Com Kashmir seeks Religious Scholars support to sensitize youth

SRINAGAR: Sensitizing about the dangerous use of drugs, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Saturday said that the situation in Kashmir is as bad as in Punjab as the use of drugs by youth has reached a dangerous level here. The Div Com said this, while chairing an awareness programme on drug abuse organized […]

 KV News

Commissioner Forests reviews implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006

JAMMU: The progress on the implementation of the Forest Rights Act 2006 was reviewed Saturday by Commissioner Secretary to Government, Department of Forests, Ecology & Environment, Sarita Chauhan here in presence of Dr. Mohit Gera, PCCF (HoFF) and other senior officers. The Conservators and the DFOs from Jammu region as well as Kashmir region joined […]

 KV News

Operation of 36 erring medical stores suspended

JAMMU: Drugs Control Organisation has suspended operations of 36 Retail Sale Establishments across Jammu Province for violation of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940. As per DCO, surprise inspections of Retail Sale Outlets particularly, situated in far flung/remote areas were carried out by the concerned Drugs Control Officers under the supervision of respective Assistant Drugs Controller […]

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