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Body found from Tawi

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: A body of a man was found from Tawi river in Udhampur on Wednesday.As per details, locals on seeing a body in Tawi river, informed the police which shifted it to mortuary. The deceased has been identified as Narinder Kumar, son of Kashu Ram, resident of Udhampur. Police has registered a []

29 Oct 2020 6:10 am
Terrorist hideout unearthed in Poonch

STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: Security forces have busted a terrorist hideout in a forest area in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, leading to recovery of a cache of arms and ammunition, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.The hideout was unearthed during an overnight joint operation by police and Rashtriya Rifles in the forest []

29 Oct 2020 5:22 am
Qaimoh Club trounces D H Pora in Police Martyrs Cricket

STATE TIMES NEWS KULGAM : In an ongoing Police Martyrs Memorial Cricket Tournament-2020 organised by District Police Kulgam under civic action programme, on Wednesday 2nd semi-final match was played at Sports Stadium Kulgam between DH Pora Cricket Club and Qaimoh Cricket Club.DH Pora Cricket Club, bating first, was bowled out at the score of 110 []

28 Oct 2020 11:00 pm
Congress, NC led Govts betrayed villagers over false promises: Jugal

STATE TIMES NEWS NAGROTA: Jugal Kishore Sharma, Member of Parliament BJP (Lok Sabha) Jammu-Poonch visited village Dansal, Khatrue in Nagrota constituency and inaugurated Kahpota Khatrue bridge, started macadamization of Dansal Khatrue road. Member of Parliament while speaking on the occasion said that these projects were the long pending demands of the residents of the area []

28 Oct 2020 11:04 am
SMVDU faculty delivers keynote address at International Congress

STATE TIMES NEWS KATRA: Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Faculty, School of Languages & Literature, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, delivered a keynote address on Linguistic Assisted English Language Teaching: An Attempt to Know What Language is at International Research & Development Congress on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, organized by International Society []

28 Oct 2020 11:04 am
Manjit asks youth to work for nation building

STATE TIMES NEWS VIJAYPUR: Remembering the saviour of Jammu and Kashmir, Apni Party Provincial President and Former Minister Manjit Singh on Tuesday paid floral tributes to Brig Rajinder Singh on his death anniversary.To mark the occasion, a function was organised in memory of the brave General at his native village Rajinder Singh Pura where the []

28 Oct 2020 11:01 am
Central Laws for OBC reservation demanded

STATE TIMES NEWS BISHNAH: All India Backward Classes Federation (AIBCF) J&K unit held an awareness camp at village Laswara Tehsil Bishnah to awaken the OBC people about the fact that Central law for OBC Reservation has yet not been extended to JK UT, inspite of abrogation of article 370 and repealing of constitution of erstwhile []

28 Oct 2020 11:00 am
Maa Chandi Welfare Committee finalises Nukhnali Yatra arrangements; forms new body

STATE TIMES NEWS KATHUA: Maa Chandi Welfare Committee held a general meeting here at Doulah wherein arrangements for the upcoming Nukhnali Yatra were finalized besides a threadbare discussion was held on various issues related to the Trust and its members.During the holy days of Navratras, the Trust Sewaks have been selflessly rendering their services among []

28 Oct 2020 11:00 am
Allotment of examination centres for Panchayat Account Assistant unfair

STATE TIMES NEWS RAMBAN: All J&K Youth Federation (AJKYF) Ramban District Committee, Convenor Muzaffar Malik and Executive Member Imran Farhat expressed deep regret and concern over unfair allotment of examination centres for Panchayat Account Assistant across the region. In a joint press statement District Convenor and District Executive Member said that keeping in view the []

28 Oct 2020 11:00 am
Northern Command celebrates Infantry Day

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: 74th Infantry Day was celebrated on Tuesday with traditional wreath laying ceremony at the Dhruva Shahid Smarak. Lieutenant General C Bansi Ponnappa, Chief of Staff, Northern Command on behalf of Lieutenant General YK Joshi, Army Commander, Northern Command laid wreath at Dhruva Shahid Smarak, Udhampur and complimented all ranks and veterans []

28 Oct 2020 10:59 am
NYK celebrates vigilance awareness week at Udhampur

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: Like other parts of the country, Nehru Yuva Kendra Udhampur today celebrated Vigilance awareness week.On the occasion, integrity pledge was taken by all the employees of the Kendra and many National Youth Volunteers as well.The employees pledged to maintain integrity, transparency, accountability and fairness in every work. They also committed to []

28 Oct 2020 10:59 am
VC SKUAST-J seeks promotion of FPOs for growth of farm sector

STATE TIMES NEWS R S PURA: Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Jammu (SKUAST-J), Dr. J. P. Sharma, today stressed on promoting Farmers Producer Organizations (FPO) for the growth of farm sector.The FPOs will help farmers in grading, processing, Branding and Marketing of their produce which in turn get them high []

28 Oct 2020 10:58 am
Samba Police organises cultural programme in memory of martyrs

STATE TIMES NEWS SAMBA: In the ongoing series of events under Flag day programmes organized by District Police Samba in the loving memory of J&K Police Martyrs, Samba Police organized a Cultural Programme at Dogra Law College, Bari Brahmana to provide a platform to the young, budding and enthusiastic artists. The event was inaugurated by []

28 Oct 2020 10:58 am
PWF provides financial assistance for girls marriage

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: Peoples Welfare Forum (PWF) NGO team led by Chairman Retd. Prof Romal Singh on Tuesday handover cash assistance to a needy BPL family for marriage of their daughter in Udhampur.Forum Chairman Prof Romal Singh said that today team visited a house Umarah Morh locality where marriage ceremony of a girl being []

28 Oct 2020 5:28 am
CPO Reasi, Rajouri among three suspended

STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: The government on Tuesday placed three officers under suspension with immediate effect, pending inquiry into their conduct.As per an order issued under number 1003-JK(GAD) of 2020, dated 27-10-2020 reads , Pending enquiry into their conduct, the following officers/official are hereby Placed under suspension, with immediate effect, in terms of Rule 31 []

28 Oct 2020 5:23 am
Vigilance Awareness Week begins at Dulhasti Power Station

STATE TIMES NEWS KISHWTAR: Vigilance Awareness Week is being organized at Dulhasti Power Station from 27th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020. On this occasion, Nirmal Singh, General Manager (In-charge), Dulhasti Power Station, inaugurated the Vigilance Awareness Week on 27 October 2020 by administering an oath of vigilance to all employees in the administrative building []

28 Oct 2020 5:21 am
IGP Jammu reviews security scenario, border situation

STATE TIMES NEWS POONCH: Inspector General of Police Jammu Zone, Jammu Mukesh Singh-IPS on second day of his visit to district Poonch along with DIG Rajouri-Poonch Vivek Gupta-IPS and SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral-JKPS interacted with Commander 93 Brigade and Commander 10 brigade to reviewed overall security and border situation of the region. During the meeting, []

28 Oct 2020 4:39 am
Two held with fake currency worth Rs 1 lakh, printing machine

STATE TIMES NEWS AKHNOOR: CID on Monday nabbed two persons and recovered fake currency worth Rs 1 lakh and a printing machine from their possession at Akhnoor.As per details, JIC team of CID, acting on a tip off, laid a Naka in the area and intercepted a vehicle. During frisking, the team recovered fake currency []

27 Oct 2020 5:45 am
Youth missing, scooty recovered from Akhnoor

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: A youth went missing on Monday from Sarwal area while his Scooty was recovered from bank of Chenab river in Akhnoor.As per details, Abhimanyu Gupta, resident of Rehari went missing from his house, after which his parents lodged a missing report with police. In the meantime, Akhnoor Police has recovered his []

27 Oct 2020 5:44 am
Youth dies after consuming poison

STATE TIMES NEWS BISHNAH: A youth died after consuming poison in his house at Bishnah area on Monday.As per details, Rajesh Kumar, son of Som Nath, resident of Palli Morh consumed poison in his house and was shifted to hospital by his family members, where doctors declared him as brought dead. Police has registered a []

27 Oct 2020 5:44 am
Missing man found dead

STATE TIMES NEWSDODA: A man, who went missing from his house, was found dead in Doda area on Monday.As per details, body of Yasir, resident of Doda was found from Chenab today. He went missing from his house few days back.

27 Oct 2020 5:44 am
IGP Jammu reviews law & order situation ahead of Zila Parishad elections

STATE TIMES NEWS POONCH: Inspector General of Police Jammu Zone, Jammu Mukesh Singh, during his two days visit to district Poonch alongwith DIG Rajouri-Poonch Vivek Gupta, on Monday reviewed crime, security and law and order situation of the district.During the visit, IGP conducted crime meeting of the Rajouri- Poonch Range which was attended by SSP []

27 Oct 2020 4:27 am
Trucker nabbed with 8 Kg Charas

STATE TIMES NEWS SAMBA: Police on Monday recovered of 8 kg of Charas after arresting the drug peddler near SIDCO Chowk in the jurisdiction of Police Station Samba.As per the details, A party of PP SIDCO Samba, while performing patrolling duty noticed a stranded truck (JK01P-8713) which was wrongly parked near SIDCO Chowk, Samba. When []

26 Oct 2020 10:59 pm
Salal Power Station joins Jan Andolan against COVID-19

STATE TIMES NEWS REASI: Today the whole world is going through Covid-19pandemic, which has, already affected life of human raceto a great extent. While the fatal virus scored globally, The Govt. of India has taken all proactive measures to control its spread across country. As part of proactive measures, intensive and focused campaign Jan Andolan []

26 Oct 2020 10:59 pm
NOPRUF launches post card letters movement

STATE TIMES NEWS Ramban: National Old Pension Restoration United Front (NOPRUF) under the leadership of its National President BP Singh Rawat has called for post card letters movement from October 26, throughout the country. The aim of postal card letters movement is to urge the government for restoration of old pension scheme for NPS employees. []

26 Oct 2020 10:58 pm
Ashok demands installation of drinking water taps at Ramban Bus Stand

STATE TIMES NEWS RAMBAN: Ashok Kumar, Former MLA from Ramban and Congress leader while interacting with the locals of Ramban has strongly urged upon the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir to direct XEN Jal Shakti (earlier PHE), District Administration Ramban and concerned authorities to install five drinking water taps functional (247)at Bus stand Ramban []

26 Oct 2020 10:58 pm
Advisor Sharma to hear public grievances at Srinagar on Oct 28

STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, KK Sharma will convene a public hearing at LGs Grievance cell, Chruch Lane, Sonawar, Srinagar on October 28 (Wednesday)from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.The public deputations and individuals, who wish to bring their grievances and demands into the notice of the government and have registered themselves with []

26 Oct 2020 10:52 pm
Bike hit standing truck on NH; couple, child injured

STATE TIMES NEWS SAMBA: A bike hit a stranded truck on NH at Samba district as a result a couple and their 6 years old son got injured.As per the details, a bike (JK21F-1260) hit the stranded truck (HP 12 D-5638) as a result a couple and their 6 years child got injured. They were []

26 Oct 2020 10:49 pm
Wellbe Pharmacy opens store at Udhampur

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: Wellbe Pharmacy & Wellness Store has opened its first store in Udhampur. The store was inaugurated by Kavinder Gupta Former Deputy Chief Minister in presence of prominent citizens.Wellbe Pharmacy & Wellness Store will stock wide range of health and wellness products which include nutrition, personal care, beauty, mother & baby essentials []

26 Oct 2020 10:48 pm
Manohar seeks restoration of statehood

STATE TIMES NEWS KATHUA: Former Minister and President DCC Kathua Dr Manohar Lal Sharma on Sunday restoration of statehood.Addressing a press conference at Party District Headquarters Kathua, Dr Sharma said that Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir should be restored with full protection of Job and land rights. Demotion of JK from State to UT is []

26 Oct 2020 11:34 am
DPs of POJK pay tributes to martyrs

STATE TIMES NEWS R S PURA: Displaced person of 1947 from POJK organised a memorial function in the community hall Kotli Shah Dholla R.S. Pura to pay homage to martyrs of the tribal raid of 1947. The function was held in sequence with similar meetings already held at several places in R.S. Pura and all []

26 Oct 2020 11:34 am
Development work under MC Hiranagar continues

STATE TIMES NEWS KATHUA: With an aim of overall development of her ward , Ward No. 5 Hiranagar Councillor Bobby Jasrotia continuing her good work and on Sunday started the work of lane and drain worth 1.5 lakhs in her ward.While starting the work, She told that there is no shortage of funds at all []

26 Oct 2020 11:34 am
Winter stock of AYUSH medicines provided to ISM Dispensary at Afti Warwan

STATE TIMES NEWS KISHTWAR: Indian System of Medicine (ISM) department has supplied all stocks of AYUSH medicines to ISM Dispensary Afti Warwan to meet the stocks till May 2021.Nodal Officer ISM District Kishtwar, Dr Tariq Hussain conducted two day extensive tour of the far flung area Afti Warwan on the direction of Director ISM J&K.He []

26 Oct 2020 11:33 am
Bhaddu residents hail Tehsildar for starting work of culvert

STATE TIMES NEWS KATHUA: Mitigating the problems of locals, Pankaj Sharma Tehsildar Billawar assisted by SHO and Assistant Executive Engineer ( R&B)Sub Division Billawar started the work of culvert which was long pending demand of the locals.Expressing their gratitude inhabitants of Mohalla Chrolli, Ward No 5, thanked Tehsildar and the administration for their initiative and []

26 Oct 2020 11:33 am
Dr Rameshwar holds medical camp, distributes free medicines

STATE TIMES NEWSBANI: Zonal Medical Officer (ZMO), Dr Rameshwar Singh organized a free medical camp for the residents of Doulha and Yatries wherein hundreds of people were felicitated with free healthcare. The Medical camp was organized in memory of late Nagina Ram and Isher Dass.Dr Rameshwar Singh who is serving at Chandi Mata Temple at []

26 Oct 2020 11:33 am
PEND urges Govt to slap PSA on Mehbooba

STATE TIMES NEWSUDHAMPUR: President Paryas Ek Nayi Disha (PEND) have flayed PDP Supremo Mehbooba Mufti for her anti national statement and her refusal to carry national flag. Talking to media Pawan Dev Singh President PEND urged LG and GoI to slap PSA on Mehbooba Mufti and put her behind bars.Singh revealed that how Mehbooba dare []

26 Oct 2020 11:33 am
Car falls into gorge, 2 killed, 3 injured

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: Two persons were killed while three others got injured as the car, they were travelling in, fell into a gorge at Udhampur. As per details, a car, which was on its way to Pancheri from Mansar, fell into a gorge at Mansar Morh as the driver lost control over the vehicle, []

26 Oct 2020 11:21 am
Youth falls to death

STATE TIMES NEWS POONCH: A youth died after he fell from a hillock in Poonch area on Sunday.As per details, Shahwaz Ahmed, son of Yazeen, resident of Loran fell from a hillock while crazing cattle and got injured. He was shifted to hospital where doctors declared him as brought dead. Police is further investigating the []

26 Oct 2020 11:20 am
Couple attacked

STATE TIMES NEWS KATHUA: A couple was attacked in village Banote of Billawar on Sunday.As per details, Mukesh Sharma, son of Charan Dass, resident of Banote lodged a complaint with police that Sat Pal along with his friends forcibly entered his house and attacked his father and mother. The duo got injured in the assault []

26 Oct 2020 11:20 am
Navratra Prabhat Pheri concludes amidst religious fervour

STATE TIMES NEWS KATRA: The eight days Prabhat Pheri in the Holy town of Katra-Vaishno Devi came to end on Saturday morning which was jointly organized by J&K Association Prabhat Pheri and Public Katra in association with SMVD Shrine Board, District administration and Municipal Council Katra.The function concluded amidst chanting of Bhajans at Bus Stand []

25 Oct 2020 12:04 pm
DPS Katra wins debate competition

STATE TIMES NEWSKATRA: Katra Police organizes sub-division level debate competition under Civic Action Programme, here on Saturday.The debate on the topic Drugs and its effect on society was conducted in remembrance of martyrs police personnel who have lost their today for our tomorrow and also to strengthen the drug abuse campaign.The programme started with the []

25 Oct 2020 11:53 am
DPS Udhampur holds virtual investiture ceremony

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: The investiture ceremony of Delhi Public School (DPS) Udhampur for the academic session 2020-2021 was held in virtual background. The ceremony started by lighting the lamp followed with the speech by Pro Vice Chairman of the School, Dr. J.C Gupta.Rahul Singh, Chairman Managing Committee of DPS Udhampur and Member DPS Society, []

25 Oct 2020 11:39 am
Include left-out villages in IB reservation: Manjit

STATE TIMES NEWSSAMBA: A protest was organised on Friday at Vijaypur and they were demanding inclusion of left-out eight villages in the border reservation list.In a statement to the press, the border residents from left out villages assembled outside the SDM Vijaypur under the leadership of Apni Party Provincial President and Former Minister Manjit Singh.Speaking []

24 Oct 2020 11:02 am
Imposition of property tax highly unjustified: YC

STATE TIMES NEWSRajouri: District Youth Congress Rajouri under the leadership of its district president Ibrar Ahmed lambasted UT Administration for imposing property tax in JK.Addressing a press conference at Press Club Rajouri, Ibrar while pointing towards the amendments made in the J&K Municipal Corporation Act and J&K Municipal Act by the GOI whereby it has []

24 Oct 2020 11:01 am
KVK organises training programmes for Rabi crops

STATE TIMES NEWSPOONCH: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Poonch of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & technology of Jammu conducted two training programmes for the farmers in village Jhullas and Bhainch. Dr. Ajay Gupta, Sr Scientist & Head apprised the farmers for use of quality seed and selection of suitable variety for obtaining maximum yield and profitability []

24 Oct 2020 11:01 am
Blacktopping of Bhalla-Shangroo road commences under PMGSY

STATE TIMES NEWSBhadarwah: Miseries of 16,000 population residing in far off hilly slopes of Bhalla tehsil in Jammu and Kashmirs additional district Bhadarwah are finally going to end because soon majority of them are going to get all weather connectivity before the onset of harsh winters as PMGSY starts blacktopping of 13 km long Bhalla []

24 Oct 2020 11:01 am
VC SKUAST-J emphasises on extension beyond production

STATE TIMES NEWSKATHUA: The 12th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of KVK, Kathua was organised on Friday in the KVK Premises under the chairmanship of Prof. J.P.Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu. Dr. S.K. Gupta, Director Extension, Sushil Kumar Angurana, Chief Horticulture Officer, Raju Gupta District Agriculture Officer (Extension), Amit Kumar DDM NABARD, Narain Singh, Lead Bank Manager, []

24 Oct 2020 11:01 am
DIC Jammu holds seminar cum awareness meet

STATE TIMES NEWSR S PURA: DIC Jammu held an awareness seminar at Regional Rural Extension Training Centre, Jammu to aware the key persons and populace of Panchayati Raj Institutions about its schemes and various benefits being provided by the Department.The programme was held under the mentorship of Subah Mehta, General Manager, DIC, Jammu.Key officials present []

24 Oct 2020 11:00 am
State Taxes Department imposes Rs 2.25 lakh penalty for lack of e-bill

STATE TIMES NEWSRAJOURI: State Taxes Department has imposed Rs 2.25 lakh penalty on a Goods carrier for not possessing e-bill. As per the department, State taxes officer (STO), Enforcement wing Rajouri-Poonch range, Ashiq Rafiq Malik, during routine checking, intercepted a vehicle bearing number JK02AD 9584 carrying TMT bars without e-way bill. The vehicle was detained []

24 Oct 2020 11:00 am
President MC Katra flags off Prabhat Pheri

STATE TIMES NEWSKATRA: Katra town, the base of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine has been witnessing Prabhat Pheri daily during Navaratras and it has emerged a popular event during the current Navratras.A spiritual environment was created by todays Prabhat Feri which started from Bus Stand Katra to Darshan Deodi via Ban Ganga Road and procession []

24 Oct 2020 11:00 am