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More than 15000 Covid vaccine inoculations made in J&K: Dulloo

Jammu: Marching briskly towards its target of inoculating 112893 health care workers J&K has already inoculated about 15403 workers in more than 100 sessions conducted so far across Jammu & Kashmir. These remarks were made in a meeting Monday chaired by Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo. The meeting was attended by Director […]

Use shelter sheds at Ramban during road blockade: Advisory

Jammu: Authorities in Ramban district on Sunday issued an advisory for passengers travelling on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, asking them to avail the facilities of shelter sheds in case of inclement weather or suspension of traffic on the road. The advisory was issued by Ramban district administration on a day when two young men from […]

Lt Guv directs to improve power distribution

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Sunday directed for improving and streamlining the power distribution system in Jammu and Kashmir. The Lt Guv said this during a meeting with the experts from power sector and officers of J&K Power Distribution Corporation here at Raj Bhavan. While discussing the issues related to streamlining the power supply system, […]

CS chairs HLC meeting of Amarnath Shrine Board

JAMMU: Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Sunday chaired the 10th meeting of the High-Level Committee (HLC) of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) to review the preparations being made for a safe and hassle-free Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2021. The Chief Secretary reviewed in detail the facilities for safe, smooth, and secure movement of pilgrims particularly […]

Series of events held at Jammu to mark National Girl Child Week

JAMMU: To mark National Girl Child week, under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Programme(BBBP), series of activities were today organized here by office of Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) Jammu. Supervisors, Health Staff, Anganwadi Workers of ICDS Project Jammu and Staff from One Stop Centre were present on the occasion. Beneficiaries of different age-group were also […]

Tourism to participate in first ever Virtual Bharat Parv-2021

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department is all set to participate in the Virtual Bharat Parv-2021 being organised from 26 to 31 January 2021 by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in conjunction with the Republic Day celebrations. The virtual events will showcase India’s rich cultural heritage, cuisine, handicrafts and cultural performances besides […]

Schools to reopen in Jmu from Feb-8, in Kashmir from March-1

Srinagar: The government on Friday ordered re-opening of schools in Jammu and Kashmir in a staggered manner for physical academic activities from February-8 and March-1-2021 respectively. In this regard, an order was issued by the Administrative Secretary to Government for School Education Department, B K. Singh. “All government educational institutions including recognized private schools shall […]

J&K Industrial Land Allotment Policy, 2021-30 approved

Jammu: The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the adoption of Jammu & Kashmir Industrial Land Allotment Policy, 2021-30 to evolve a highly structured industrial land bank for promoting equitable industrial growth in Jammu and Kashmir. The new policy attempts to address various land-related issues impeding […]

AC approves adoption of J&K PWD Engineering Manual 2020

Jammu: The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the adoption of J&K PWD Engineering Manual, 2020 by the Public Works Department (PWD). The Engineering Manual has standardized the engineering practices with an aim to provide uniform code of practice for bringing more transparency and accountability in […]

THE MOTHER

By Jamsheed Rasool At the burial of Mouji in the terraced village graveyard there was a gaggle of people praying for her. There were the pot-bellied landless Dums, the lean landlords, the village clergy, members of a non-governmental organisation from the city, separatists, unionists, policemen, renegades, and in a remote corner trying to decode a […]

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