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RRC reviews progress of ongoing works on Transit accommodations for PM Package employees across Kashmir

21/06/2024
Srinagar, June 21 (KIP)-Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (RRC), Migrants, J&K, Dr. Arvind Karwani accompanied by Superintendent Engineer, Nissar Ahmed Lala; Executive Engineers, AEEs and other site engineers inspected various Transit Accommodations for PM Package Employees under construction in South and Central Kashmir, during the week long visit. During the inspection, Dr. Karwani appreciated the progress of work and emphasised on achievement of targets in a time bound mann...

District Admin Ramban organized live streaming of "Empowering Youth, Transforming J&K" event

20/06/2024
Ramban,June 20 (KIP)-The District Administration Ramban, led by Deputy Commissioner Baseer-Ul-Haq Chaudhary, successfully organized a live streaming event of the youth-oriented program "Empowering Youth, Transforming J&K" from the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar. The event was marked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interaction with the youth and was held at various locations including the District Headquarters and educational institutions across the dis...

Highlights of the Speech of Lt Governor Manoj Sinha at ‘Empowering Youth, Transforming J&K’ program

20/06/2024
Srinagar, June 20 (KIP)-Grateful to Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji for gracing the inaugural ceremony of 'Empowering Youth, Transforming J&K’ and dedicating a host of projects in critical sectors like Water, Roadways, Health, Agriculture etc. Under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister, J&K administration is empowering youth with skills for Viksit Bharat. Today, higher education institutions and government agencies are providing them with the necessary resources, opportuni...

DUJ concern over deny visas to foreign journalists

20/06/2024
New Delhi,June 20 (KIP)-The Delhi Union of Journalists is shocked at the recent moves by the Government of India to deny visas to foreign journalists. Three foreign journalists have in recent months been refused extension of their visas in the run up to the elections. Veteran French journalist Sebastien Farcis has announced today on X that he was denied refusal of his journalism permit by the Ministry of Home Affairs on March 7, 2024, on the eve of elections. Significantly, he has mad...

Police along with Civil administration intensifies Market Checking in Kulgam

16/06/2024
Srinagar,June 16 (KIP)- In order to keep a check on overpricing, profiteering and black marketing ahead of Eid, intensive market checking was carried out by Police along with Civil administration at various markets of District Kulgam including Main Town Kulgam, Manzgam, DH Pora, Malpora, Mirbazar to ensure all essential commodities are sold at Government approved rates and as per the quality standards. The checking squads comprising of District Police Kulgam, Revenue administration of conc...

Jagti Tenement Committee appreciates JK admin for making arrangements for Kheerbawani pilgrims

16/06/2024
Jagti,June 16 (KIP)-A meeting of Jagti Tenement Committee/Soan Kashmir Front J&K was held under the Chairmanship of its President Sh.Shadi Pandita. Addressing the members Pandita thanked all the concerned government departments for providing transportation, security and other facilities to Kheer Bhawani pilgrims this year as well. Pandita said that this year the government had made good arrangements for the pilgrims of Mela kheer Bhawani yatries for which the Jagti JTC Committee/Soan ...

PM Vishwakarma Guidelines translated in URDU Language

14/06/2024
Jammu, June 14 (KIP)-MSME DFO Jammu, Field office of Union Ministry of MSME implements various schemes and activities for the benefit of MSMEs of Jammu & Kashmir. The PM Vishwakarma scheme is implemented by the Union Ministry of MSME with the active support of the Government of Jammu & Kashmir. The guidelines of PM Vishwakarma are being read by all the stakeholders, prospective & present beneficiaries of J&K. For benefit of Urdu readers the PM Vishwakarma Guidelines are translated by MSM...

Repeal of Article 370 Spurs Rs 81,000 Crore Investment Proposals in Jammu & Kashmir: Dr Hina

14/06/2024
New Delhi/Jammu, June 14 (KIP)-14th June 2024: With the Introduction of New Industrial Development scheme and post abrogation of article 370, the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir has received Investment proposal worth Rs 81 thousand Crore, disclosed Chairperson J&K Khadi & Village industry Board Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat. Without giving the breakup of the Rs 81 thousand crores of investment proposals Dr. Bhat, however, added that J&K had received private investments to the tune of Rs 14000...

Hearzap India appoints Actor Sonu Sood as ‘Cause Ambassador’ for Hearing Health

14/06/2024
Hyderabad, June 14 (KIP)-Hearzap India, a leading provider of hearing care solutions announces the appointment of acclaimed actor and philanthropist Mr. Sonu Sood as its ‘Ambassador for a Cause’. The partnership leverages Mr. Sonu Sood’s renowned humanitarian ethos and vast influence to tackle critical challenges faced by individuals dealing with hearing impairments. This strategic partnership aims to raise awareness, enhance accessibility, and promote affordability across India's hearing ...

Sanatana Dharma is inclusive, treats world as family: Rana

13/06/2024
Jammu, June 13 (KIP)-Senior BJP leaders Mr Sham Lal Sharma, Mr Devender Singh Rana and DDC Jammu Mr Bharat Bhushan today said the concept of Vasudeva Kutumbakam, the eternal philosophy of Sanatan Dharma, is answer to promoting universal brotherhood and offsetting the ill-effects of confrontational tendencies that has emerged as a burst challenge to possible the global peace. “Sanatan Dharma is inclusive and espouses the cause of human dignity, judicious world order and peaceful c...

Lavender Fest-2024 Blooms at Bhaderwah Campus

13/06/2024
Bhaderwah,June 13 (KIP)-The two-day Lavender Fest-2024 today commenced at the Bhaderwah Campus, University of Jammu in District Doda. Organized under the theme "Lavender Blooms, Business Blooms: Where Aroma Meets Ambition," the festival celebrates the vibrant lavender cultivation in the region. The event was inaugurated by Dhananter Singh Kotwal, Chairman District Development Council Doda, with the traditional lighting of the lamp. Deputy Commissioner Doda, Harvinder Singh, Managing D...

DC Ramban reviews progress of Revenue Department; urges to follow timelines

13/06/2024
Ramban, June 13 (KIP)- Deputy Commissioner Ramban Baseer-Ul-Haq Chaudhary chaired a meeting of key Officials of the revenue department to review their performance under various priority indicators. Reviewing the services to be provided under the Public Services Guarantee Act (PSGA), the Deputy Commissioner has asked all the officers to stick to the timeline envisaged in the Act. SDMs and Tehsildars have been entrusted with inspection of Educational and other institutions in their respect...

CUKashmir’s SLS holds legal awareness prog

13/06/2024
Ganderbal, June 13 (KIP)-The Pro Bono Club, Department of Law, School of Legal Studies (SLS), Central University of Kashmir (CUKashmir), organised a legal awareness programme at Sainik School, Manasbal. Dr. Hilal Ahmad Najar, Coordinator, Pro Bono Club, introduced the Club and elucidated its objectives. The students were addressed by three student speakers from the department namely Mr Nazakat Ali Khan, Ms Fizza Assad, and Mr Mohsin Farooq, who deliberated on the topics of 'Rights of C...

PDP felicitates son Urs of Shah-e-Hamadaan (RA)

12/06/2024
Srinagar, June 12 (KIP)- Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (JKPDP) have felicitated the people of J&K on the auspicious occasion of Urs of Hazrat Ameer-e-Kabeer, Mir Syed Ali Hamadani (RA) and prayed for peace and prosperity in J&K. Party president Ms Mehbooba Mufti while highlighting unparalleled contributions and legacy of Ameer-e-Kabeer ( RA) said the role of Shah-e -Hamdaan(RA) in spreading education, enlightenment and peace in the state formed the bedrock of the society’...

Prithivigarh Resort welcomes Anmol Rathore & Family to Bhaderwah

12/06/2024
Jammu, June 12 (KIP)-Jaie Valley, Bhaderwah, June 12, 2024 - Prithivigarh Resort, nestled in the picturesque Jaie valley of Bhaderwah, is delighted to announce the arrival of Ms. Anmol Rathore and her family. Ms. Urmila Prithviraj Katal, the esteemed owner of Prithivigarh Resort, extends a warm welcome to Ms. Rathore, a local luminary who has achieved significant milestones. The opportunity to host Ms. Anmol Rathore and her family is a source of great pride for Prithivigarh Resort and th...

DDC Baramulla releases study evaluating performance of IDDS

11/06/2024
Baramulla,June 11 (KIP)-The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla, Minga Sherpa today released a study evaluating the performance of the Integrated Dairy Development Scheme (IDDS) across various regions of Baramulla district, including non-operation, flood-prone, hilly and other areas. The study prepared by the District Statistics and Evaluation office Baramulla in collaboration with Department of Animal Husbandry Baramulla marks a significant step towards enhancing the dairy se...

Police arrests drug peddler in Budgam; Psychotropic substances recovered

11/06/2024
Srinagar, June 11 (KIP)-In continuation of its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Budgam have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substances from his possession. On receiving an information from reliable sources about one person of Choon Budgam believed to have concealed/ dumped psychotropic substances in his residential house, a special Police team headed by SHO Budgam raided the spot. During search, Alprazolam -03 Strips (65 tablets), ...

Police organises awareness programme on New Criminal Laws at IUST Awantipora

11/06/2024
Srinagar, June 11 (KIP)-In pursuance to directions of Police Headquarters J&K, a seminar was organized for spreading awareness regarding reforms in new criminal laws among students of Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora . The programme was conducted under the guidance of SSP Awantipora Shri Ajaz Ahmed Zargar-JKPS. The programme aimed to educate and inform the students about the recent amendments and additions to the criminal laws, ensuring that they are well-aware abo...

CUKashmir’s DITSS kick-starts 2-day workshop on ICT tools

11/06/2024
Ganderbal, June 10 (KIP)-The Directorate of Information Technology and System Support (DITSS), Central University of Kashmir (CUKashmir) Monday kick-started a two-day capacity building workshop on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) tools for the teaching and administrative staff of the varsity at Tulmulla campus. Inaugurating the workshop, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. A Ravinder Nath, said the effective use of ICT tools in teaching-learning and smooth administrative functioning is...

Amar Singh College organises Annual Road Race for Boys

10/06/2024
Srinagar, June 10 (KIP)-The Department of Physical Education, Amar Singh College Srinagar organised the Annual College Road Race for Boys. Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir, Nodal Principal Kashmir Division Colleges and Principal Amar Singh College flagged-off the 8 Kms road race in the presence of Prof. Gurdeep Singh Sodhi Convener Sports Committee, and Dr. Tanveer Ahmad Bhat, Physical Director of the college. The teaching and non-teaching staff from the institute were also present at the occas...

Commissioner SMC reviews preparations for Mela Kheer Bhawani & Eid-ul-Adha celebrations

10/06/2024
Srinagar, June 10 (KIP)- Commissioner SMC, Dr. Owais Ahmed today chaired a comprehensive review meeting at the SMC Headquarters, Karan Nagar to assess the arrangements for the upcoming Mela Kheer Bhawani and Eid-ul-Adha celebrations. The primary focus of the meeting was to ensure the implementation of sanitation and cleanliness for upcoming religious celebrations. The meeting was attended by SMC Officers and officials from line departments. The Commissioner SMC issued directives to e...

VC IUST inaugurates exhibition on Architectural Epigraphy at Kashmir Arts Emporium

08/06/2024
Awantipora, June 08 (KIP)- Prof Shakil Ahmad Romshoo, inaugurated week-long exhibition organized by IUST in collaboration with Department of Handicrafts, Govt of J&K. In the exhibition held under the theme, Naqsh-i-Dawām inscriptions on historical architecture would be staged. Prof. Romshoo congratulated the organizers of the exhibition and said such events help in understanding the rich cultural legacy that assimilated diverse influences and depict how Kashmir emerged as a melting pot and ...

Police attaches properties worth crore of 02 terror handlers in Baramulla

08/06/2024
Srinagar, June 08 (KIP)- Police in Baramulla after obtaining attachment order passed by Hon'ble Addl. Sessions Court Baramulla, attached properties (08 Kanals & 04 Marlas) land worth crore belonging to 02 terror handlers namely Jaleel Ahmad Rather son of Gh Mohd & Mohd Ashraf Mir son of Sonaullah Mir, both residents of Tilgam Baramulla, based in Pakistan. The action was taken under sections of 83 CRPC & are linked with case FIR No. 04/2008 u/s 2/3 EIMCO Act, 121 RPC, 7/25 Indian Arms A...

Police solves theft case in Srinagar, accused arrested

08/06/2024
Srinagar, June 08 (KIP)-Police in Srinagar have solved a theft case by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property from her possession. Police Station Sadder received a complaint from Parvaiz Ahmad Wani son of Late Ab Khaliq Wani resident of Chinar Colony Baghat Srinagar stating therein that during 25/05/2024 to 27/05/2024, some unknown thieves have entered into his house and took away cash. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections ...

Ensuring Road Safety, Compliance- RTO issues 80 Challans to offenders

08/06/2024
Jammu, June 08 (KIP)- Continuing vigorous enforcement drive against the instances of overloading of Passenger vehicles and other major violations under the Motor Vehicle Act and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, the teams of Motor Vehicles Department launched special enforcement drives under the guidance of RTO, Jammu Pankaj Bhagotra and laid Nakas in and around Akhnoor Town and on Jammu-Akhnoor Road. During the Enforcement Drive nearly 300 vehicles including Buses, Tippers, School Buses, Min...

ABRSM National Organising Secy, UT Leaders Visit Rajouri,Poonch

08/06/2024
Poonch, June 08 (KIP)-In a major outreach to the teaching community in the twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch, a high-level delegation from the Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh (ABRSM) undertook an extensive two-day tour. The team, comprising National Organizing Secretary Mahendra Kumar, Jammu & Kashmir UT President Ratan Sharma and UT General Secretary Gulshan Raina, met with numerous teachers to discuss pressing educational issues. Addressing the teachers at sev...

Police books notorious drug smuggler under PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla

07/06/2024
Srinagar, June 07 (KIP)- Acting tough against drug peddlers and to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police booked notorious drug smuggler under PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla after obtaining formal detention order from competent authority. The notorious drug smuggler namely Tauseef Nabi Ganie @Tauseef Pujj son of Ghulam Nabi resident of Stadium Colony Baramulla has been booked under PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent Authority. The booked dru...

JKEDI Pulwama holds EAP for students of GDC Tral

07/06/2024
Srinagar, June 06 (KIP)-Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI), District Centre Pulwama in collaboration with Government Degree College, Tral organised an Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme (EAP) within the college campus. The awareness program was held at Government Degree College, Tral, as part of the institute’s mandate to foster entrepreneurial spirit among the youth of Jammu and Kashmir and make them aware about different government initiatives for entrep...

J&K Police Cyber Cell Kupwara solves online financial fraud

06/06/2024
Srinagar, June 06 (KIP)- In a swift response, J&K Police Cyber Cell Kupwara has successfully solved an online financial fraud case by recovering Rs 96,606. The complainant reported about receiving a fraudulent call for credit card activation, which led to the unauthorized debit of Rs 96,606 upon following the instructions provided during the fraud call. Immediately upon receiving the complaint, Cyber Cell Kupwara gathered evidence and information from the victim. Utilizing advanced cyb...

SSP Shopian held an interactive session with newly appointed PSIs at DPL Shopian

06/06/2024
Srinagar, June 06 (KIP)-Sr. Superintendent of Police Shopian Ms. Tanushree-IPS held an interactive session with newly appointed PSIs who were attached with district Shopian for practical training at recreation Hall of District Police Lines Shopian. The newly appointed PSIs attached with district Shopian for 6 weeks for district practical training were imparted training cum awareness regarding different aspects of policing including working at Police Stations/Posts, Police Components, DPO...