JAMMU

7 erring traders booked in Kathua

A joint team of various enforcement agencies booked seven erring traders during a massive market checking launched on the eve of forthcoming holy month of Ramadan. A team of officers led by AD FCS&CA along with District Officer Food Safety Department, Assistant Controller Legal Metrology, TSO Kathua and others inspected various establishments to check the […]

Sunil Sharma inaugurates upgraded receiving stations, directs PDD to minimize curtailment

Sunil Sharma inaugurates upgraded receiving stations, directs PDD to minimize curtailment

Jammu: Minister for Power Development, Sunil Kumar Sharma today instructed the engineers of the Department to take concerted steps for minimizing curtailment and power breakdowns in the prevailing scorching weather conditions. “J&K has achieved major feat in augmentation and strengthening of   transmission and distribution network and the people should get the benefits of the same,” […]

Mughal road reopened today

Mughal road reopened today

The 86-km-long Mughal road reopened on Monday after remaining closed for traffic on Sunday due to fresh landslides, triggered by rain. However, Heavy Motor Vehicle (HMV) will continue to ply one-way only while Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) will operate from both sides, a traffic police official told UNI. He said traffic on the Mughal road, […]

Power shutdown in parts of Jammu on May 15, 17

  In order to carry out development works by M/s IRCON International Ltd under R-APDRP scheme, the shutdown of 11 KV feeders is being observed. During the shutdown, the power supply Nanak Nagar and its adjoining areas shall remain affected on May 15 and 17 from 8 am to 12 noon. Similarly, the power supply to Channi Himmat and […]

Nirmal Singh accuses army of “harrasing” people

Nirmal Singh accuses army of “harrasing” people

  Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly speaker and senior leader of BJP Nirmal Singh has accused Army of “harassing” people after the forces raised objections over the construction of his house next to an ammunition depot in Nagrota. According to the report published in a national daily Army had written a letter to Singh terming […]

DDC reviews restoration post-Hailstorm, cloudburst

DDC reviews restoration post-Hailstorm, cloudburst

District Development Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today directed the officials to assess the losses to crops and property in Thanamandi due to Hailstorm and cloudburst, on priority basis so that approval of compensation and restoration of public infrastructure is done on fast track basis. The DDC said that instant relief and compensation was paid […]

DDC reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra, Ramadan

DDC reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra, Ramadan

District Development Commissioner Kathua, Rohit Khajuria today chaired a meeting of district officers and civil society members to discuss the arrangements for smooth conduct of annual Yatra of Shri Amarnath Ji which will begin on June 28, 2018. DDC laid focus on making fool proof security arrangements for which SSP was directed to install special nakas, […]

Digitalize old records: Dy. CM to motor vehicles department

Digitalize old records: Dy. CM to motor vehicles department

Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta today asked the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) to explore the possibility of digitization of its old records to achieve full computerization of the department. The Deputy Chief Minister, who heads the Transport department along with the Industries and Commerce departments, directed the authorities to work out a comprehensive plan to […]