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JK Chief Secretary reviews overall security scenario

21/05/2024
Srinagar, May 20 (KIP)-Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo, today chaired a high level meeting of Civil and Police administration to review the security scenario prevailing in J&K in the wake of ensuing tourist season and ongoing election process in the Union Territory. The meeting deliberated on taking further steps in strengthening the security grid in view of the ongoing tourist season. The meeting besides DG, Police and Principal Secretary, Home was attended by ADGP, L&O, BGS 15 Corps, A...

Baramulla PC creates history with around 59 % turnout:CEO

21/05/2024
Baramulla,May 20 (KIP)-The fifth phase of voting for General Elections to 18th Lok Sabha concluded peacefully here today with around 59 % voting in the districts of Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora and Budgam districts partly. “Fractional correction is expected in the percentage figure, as at some of the Polling Stations voting continued even after 6.00 pm and many polling parties are yet to reach Reception Center. This remarkable participation marks a new era of peace and civic engagement in ...

ECI establishes 187 special polling stations in Baramulla PC: CEO

20/05/2024
Srinagar, May 20 (KIP)-With an aim to attract maximum number of voters and make the electoral process pleasant and enriching, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has established 187 special polling stations of different categories for voters in Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency (PC) which went for polling today in the fifth phase of General Elections to Lok Sabha 2024. These innovative polling stations viz; women manned, youth manned, PwD manned, Green Polling Stations, Border Poll...

Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency records over 54.57% voter turnout till 5:00 pm

20/05/2024
Srinagar, May 20 (KIP)- “The Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency has recorded 54.57 per cent voting in all its polling stations up to 5:00 pm”, communicated the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K. With polling underway in the fifth phase across Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency, voters are turning out in large numbers to cast their votes. According to reports issued by the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K, 54.57 per cent votes have been polled in Baramulla PC upto 5 pm.

Baramulla PC: 45.22% voter turnout recorded till 3:00 pm

20/05/2024
Srinagar, May 20 (KIP)- “The Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency has recorded 45.22 per cent voting in all its polling stations up to 3:00 pm”, communicated the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K Long queues of voters, especially the women and first time voters, attired in traditional outfits, were seen thronging their nearest polling stations to participate in the festival of democracy. According to reports issued by the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K, 45.22 per cent vot...

Over 35.08% voter turnout recorded till 1:00 pm in Baramulla PC

20/05/2024
Srinagar, May 20 (KIP)- “The Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency has recorded 35.08 per cent voting in all its polling stations up to 1:00 pm”, communicated the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K Long queues of voters, especially the women and first time voters, attired in traditional outfits, were seen thronging their nearest polling stations to participate in the festival of democracy. According to reports issued by the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K,35.08 per centper c...

Baramulla PC: Over 21.56% voter turnout recorded till 11:00 am

20/05/2024
Srinagar, May 20 (KIP)-“The Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency has recorded 21.56 per cent voting in all its polling stations up to 11:00 am”, communicated the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K. Long queues of voters, especially the women and first time voters, attired in traditional outfits, were seen thronging their nearest polling stations to participate in the festival of democracy. According to reports issued by the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K, 21.56 per cent votes ...

Baramulla PC records over 7.03% voter turnout till 9:00 am

20/05/2024
Srinagar, May 20 (KIP)-With polling underway in the fifth phase across Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency, voters are turning out in large numbers to cast their votes. Long queues of voters, especially the women and first time voters, attired in traditional outfits, were seen thronging their nearest polling stations to participate in the festival of democracy. According to reports issued by the office of Chief Election Officer, J&K, 7.03 per cent votes have been polled in Baramulla PC...

Lt Governor interacts with members of Apex Committee on Agriculture Development

19/05/2024
Srinagar, May 19 (KIP)-Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today interacted with the members of Apex Committee for Holistic Development of Agriculture & Allied sectors in the UT of J&K. The committee is headed by Dr. Mangala Rai, former Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The Lt Governor discussed with the members about area specific interventions and projects under Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP). The Apex Committee Members lauded th...

LG condemns terrorist attack in Shopian and Pahalgam

19/05/2024
Srinagar, May 19 (KIP)-The Lieutenant Governor, Shri Manoj Sinha has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Shopian and Pahalgam. He said that free hand has been given to the security forces to bring the perpetrators to justice. He said J&K Police, Army and Security Forces will hunt down the terrorists and those aiding and abetting them. Following is the text of Lt Governor's message: "I am deeply shocked at the terrorist attack and the brutal killing of former Sarpanch, Aijaz Ahmad...

NC-PDP no more advocating autonomy, self-rule in J&K: Zafar Iqbal Manhas

19/05/2024
Poonch, May 19 (KIP)- Apni Party Vice President, and Party’s candidate from Rajouri – Anantnag Parliamentary seat, Zafar Iqbal Manhas on Sunday accused National Conference, and Peoples Democratic Party for promoting dynastic rule in Jammu and Kashmir by suppressing aspiration of the people of Pir Panjal and other parts of the erstwhile State. As a part of election campaign, Zafar Iqbal Manhas addressed largely attended public meetings at Fazalabad as well as in Surankote, District Poonch of ...

Culture Department organises seminar, exhibition on Paintings, Photographs

19/05/2024
Srinagar, May 18 (KIP)- Commemorating the celebration of International Museum Day, the Culture Department today organised a one day seminar on the theme "Museums for Education and Research" besides a special exhibition on Painting Heritage and a photo exhibition of monumental glory of J&K at S.P.S Museum Lal Mandi Srinagar in collaboration with Archaeological Survey of India, J&K, Srinagar. Principal Secretary Culture, Suresh Kumar Gupta, inaugurated the event. Mohammad Rafi, Director, ...

Child Care Institutions doing commendable Service to Society: Justice Tashi

19/05/2024
Srinagar, May 18 (KIP)-To ensure better care and protection of children especially residing in various Child Care Institutions in UT of J&K and Ladakh, Justice Tashi Rabstan, senior most Judge, High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Executive Chairman, J&K Legal Services Authority and Chairman, Juvenile Justice Committee, High Court of J&K and Ladakh today visited “Pareesha”(Home for Girls) and “Phulwari”(Specialized Adoption Agency) at Khansahib, Budgam. Justice Tashi Rabstan accompanied by Rajn...

HC, JKJA organise training programme on ‘Conversion of Court Room into VWDC’

19/05/2024
Srinagar, May 18 (KIP)-High Court (HC) of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh organized a training programme on ‘Conversion of Court Room into Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre (VWDC)’ in association with Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Academy (here today.. The programme was organized under the patronage of Chief Justice, High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, and Vulnerable Witness Committee for UT of J&K comprising of Chairperson, Justice Sanjay Dhar; members, Justice Mohammad ...

NIT Srinagar hosts 1st Int. conference on 'Technology Interventions for Elderly and Disabled'

19/05/2024
Srinagar, May 18 (KIP)- The Centre for Technology intervention for elderly and disabled (CTIED) National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Saturday organised the first International Conference on ' Technology Interventions for Elderly and Disabled' in collaboration with NAB India, Chinar Kashmir and AADI India. The inaugural session was presided over by President Chinar Kashmir (NGO) Nazir Ahmad Qureshi, while Institute's Registrar, Prof. Atikur Rehman, Dean FW,(HAG) Prof. G.A...

PDP Youth President Waheed Parra launched door-to-door campaign in Anantnag

18/05/2024
Srinagar, May 18 (KIP)- People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Youth President Waheed Ur Rehman Parra here on Saturday started his door-to-door election campaigns in Anantnag town in South Kashmir. Parra held numerous meetings with activists and supporters during the campaign. He was accompanied by Najmu Saqib, General Secretary Youth PDP, and Tariq Ahmad, district president. Parra urged people to vote in large numbers for PDP President Mehbooba Mufti in the Lok Sabha elections. Engaging in the d...

NC, PDP MPs failed to raise public issues in Parliament: Azad

18/05/2024
Srinagar, May 18 (KIP)- Chairman DPAP, Ghulam Nabi Azad, addressed road shows in the Shangus constituency, Anantnag, expressing deep concern over the rising unemployment in J&K, even after the revocation of Article 370. He said, that despite the government's tall claims, our educated youth are turning to drugs, which is an alarming trend alongside the rise in unemployment. Azad pointed out that J&K has limited resources and now faces the added challenge of outsiders claiming jobs meant for lo...

Secy MoHFW, Advisor Bhatnagar address NHMs’ National Conference at Srinagar

17/05/2024
Srinagar, May 17 (KIP)- Secretary, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Apurva Chandra and Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today addressed the second National Conference of National Health Mission (NHM) here today. The conference was organised by MoHFW in collaboration with National Health Mission, J&K, to deliberate on critical healthcare initiatives and strategies of several States and UTs. The conference was attended by the Mission Director of NHMs...

Yuva Sangam Phase-IV: Students return to NIT Srinagar after weeklong tour in Maharashtra

17/05/2024
Srinagar, May 17 (KIP)-As part of the Yuva Sangam programme launched under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) initiative, 45 students from various institutions across 22 districts in the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh returned to Kashmir back after exploring many places in Maharashtra. Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Rout, Nodal officer for EBSB 2024 said that 45 students along with five volunteers and staff members returned back to Valley after a weeklong exposure tour t...

Justice Tashi interacts with Children on the ill effects of Substance Abuse

17/05/2024
Srinagar, May 17 (KIP)-The J&K Legal Services Authority in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Srinagar and with the support of Delhi Public School (DPS), Srinagar today organised an impactful awareness program for students on the topic "Substance Abuse: Consequences, Prevention, and Challenges" at DPS, Athawajan, here. The event brought together esteemed dignitaries, experts, and passionate students. Justice Tashi Rabstan, Senior-most Judge, High Court of J&K and Ladak...

Director General National Cadet Corps calls on Lt Governor

17/05/2024
Srinagar, May 17 (KIP)- Lt Gen Gurbirpal Singh, Director General, National Cadet Corps today called on Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan. He was accompanied by Maj Gen Rajesh Kumar Sachdeva, ADG, NCC Directorate, J&K and Ladakh. The DG NCC discussed with the Lt Governor various important matters pertaining to the expansion of National Cadet Corps in the UT of J&K. On the occasion, the Lt Governor presented a citation to NCC Directorate for its excellent performance an...

Shailendra reviews implementation of HADP, CAPEX, CSSs

17/05/2024
Srinagar, May 17 (KIP)- Principle Secretary, Agriculture Production Department (APD), Shailendra Kumar, today convened a meeting with Department of Agriculture and Horticulture to review the physical and financial achievements under Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP), CAPEX and Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSSs). The meeting had detailed assessment of implementation of projects under HADP besides different centrally sponsored schemes being executed by the department of agr...

Refrain from interfering in J&K's electoral process, Mehbooba Appeals to Home Minister

17/05/2024
Srinagar, May 17 (KIP)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has appealed to the Union Government and the Home Minister to refrain from interfering in the ongoing electoral process in Jammu and Kashmir, emphasizing the importance of allowing the elections to proceed freely and fairly here, as they do in other parts of the country. She called on the Union Government and the Home Minister to ensure that the elections in Jammu and Kashmir are conducted with the same fairn...

Home Voting: Over 94% Elderly, PwD Voters avail Home Voting facility at Kupwara

16/05/2024
Kupwara, May 16 (KIP)-Poll officials in this frontier Kupwara district walked extra mile to reach the door steps of elderly and PwD voters at different far-off areas, who had earlier submitted requests to avail the home voting option introduced by the Election Authorities. The Election Commission of India has introduced this facility for this first time during this Lok Sabha Election, 2024 to help senior citizens above 85 years of age and those listed under Persons with Disabilities category...

Righteous life is only path to attain spiritual growth and to awaken our own divinity: LG Sinha

16/05/2024
Katra, May 16 (KIP)- Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today attended Shrimad Bhagavat Katha by Pujya Bhaishri Rameshbhai Oza Ji at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Spiritual Growth Centre, Katra. In his address, the Lt Governor spoke about Shravan, Manan and Nidhidhyasan- the three pillars of vedantic practice to imbibe Guru's teachings in daily lives and to strengthen the bonds of oneness in our society. “Righteous life is only path to attain spiritual growth and to awaken our own divinity,” he...

DPAP will support Engineer Rashid in North Kashmir: Taj Mohiuddin

16/05/2024
Srinagar, May 16 (KIP)-The Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP), led by Ghulam Nabi Azad, has announced its support for Engineer Rashid from the North Kashmir Lok Sabha Seat. Addressing the media, Treasurer & Incharge North Kashmir, Taj Mohiduddin, stated, "Engineer Rashid is innocent, and people want him out of jail. He has always fought for the people's cause, so this is injustice." He further mentioned that after his son Abrar Rashid's appeal to their chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad, they ha...

J&K the land of possibilities for business development": Andrabi

16/05/2024
Srinagar, May 16 (KIP)-Chairperson of J&K Waqf Board Dr Syed Darakhshan Andrabi today attended Launch Event of the products and services of Tesla Power USA as the Chief Guest at a glittering function held at Nigeen Club Srinagar which was attended by a galaxy of businessman and promoters from whole of Jammu and Kashmir. The event was organised by the Barooj Group of Companies. Mushtaq Chaya, Chairman of Hotelier's Club along with Mr Tariq Ghani, Chairman Associated Chamber of Commerce an...

Mehbooba warns of efforts to repeat 1987 in Kashmir

16/05/2024
Srinagar, May 16 (KIP)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti warned on Thursday that attempts are underway to repeat the tumultuous 1987 situation in Kashmir, stating that betraying the trust of the youth in the electoral process could have dangerously dire consequences. Addressing election rallies in North Kashmir's Baramulla constituency, the PDP President highlighted the political maturity and foresight of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, despite their emotional nature....

Ajaz Jan accuses Apni Party of being BJP's ‘B-Team’ in J&K

16/05/2024
Mandi, May 16 (KIP)-Ajaz Jan, Provincial President of Youth JKNC and former Legislator, accused the Apni Party of being the "B Team" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir. While addressing a series of meeting in Bader and Arai areas of Mandi Teshil in district Poonch, the senior NC leader highlighted the historical context, reminding the public that in 2014, the PDP entered into a coalition with the BJP to form the government in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. He...

Jammu and Kashmir participates in Cannes Film Festival 2024

16/05/2024
Cannes , (France), May 15 (KIP)-Today marked a historic day as the official delegation from Jammu & Kashmir participated in the 77th edition of world famous Cannes Film Festival for the first time ever. The Jammu and Kashmir Booth in the Bharat Pavilion of the famed Cannes Film Market (Marche du Film) was inaugurated by H. E. Shri. Jawed Ashraf, Ambassador of India to France and Shri Sanjay Jaju, Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoI, along with dignitaries from the Minis...