Day: December 27, 2018

DC Jammu reviews Gurupurab arrangements

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 27: Deputy Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar today convened a joint meeting of officers of various departments and members of District Gurdwara Parbandak Committee to review the arrangements for smooth celebration of Gurupurab here today. The meeting was attended by ADC Rishpal Singh, […]

Hirdesh Kumar reviews power scenario, progress on CSSs in Udhampur, Reasi, Ramban

open view web desk UDHAMPUR, DECEMBER 27: Commissioner Secretary Power Development Department, Hirdesh Kumar today reviewed the progress on Power Sector centrally sponsored schemes in Udhampur, Reasi and Ramban districts, here at a meeting of concerned officials. District Development Commissioner Udhampur Ravinder Kumar, Chief Engineer EM&RE Wing, Jammu […]

Panchayats to act as fulcrums of rural prosperity: Secy RDD

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 27: Stressing on the importance of vibrant functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions, Secretary Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda today said that Panchayats are the fulcrum of village development and prosperity. The Secretary was speaking at a 4-day training-cum-workshop organized for […]

Advisor Kumar reviews progress on new Medical Colleges at Doda, Rajouri

open view web desk DODA/RAJOURI, DECEMBER 27: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Doda and Rajouri to review the progress on new Medical Colleges coming up in the twin districts and take stock of makeshift arrangements to start the first batch from next academic session in […]

Govt constitutes JK Heritage Conservation, Preservation Authority

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 27: The Government today ordered constitution of Jammu & Kashmir Heritage Conservation and Preservation Authority. According to an order issued by the Commissioner Secretary, Culture, the non-official Members of the Authority include Dr Chander Mohan Seth, former Chairman JKPCB/Environmentalist; S K A […]

Governor chairs high-level meeting of Vice-Chancellors

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 27: Governor Satya Pal Malik chaired a high-level meeting of all the Vice Chancellors to discuss issues pertaining to all the State Universities at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor emphasized upon all the Universities to enhance their research capabilities and to […]

Empowered Committee clears 174 cases for regularization

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 27: The Empowered Committee constituted vide SRO-520 held its 5thmeeting today under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary, Finance Navin K Choudhary. The Committee cleared 174 cases of various Departments for regular engagement. Out of the cases cleared at today’s meeting, 57 belong […]

Kupwaraleaps to 7th position, Baramulla moves up several notches

open view web desk NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 27:The border district of Kupwara in north Kashmir has emerged among the top seven districts across the country for having achieved the distinction of making remarkable progress in various developmental parameters under the Aspirational Districts Programme during past 5 months. As […]

Despite #MeToo, rape cases still confound police

NEW YORK — The #MeToo movement is empowering victims of sexual assault to speak up like never before, but what should be a watershed moment for holding assailants accountable has coincided with a troubling trend: Police departments in the U.S. are becoming less and less likely to successfully […]