Traffic Plan & Advisory for February 24
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TRAFFIC POLICE HEADQUARTERS, J&K, JAMMU/SRINAGAR From 22-02-2024, 1700 hrs. to 23-02-2024, 1700 hrs. Jammu-Srinagar NHW remained blocked for 02 hrs. due to landslide at Gangroo. Slow movement was observed on NH-44 due to breakdown of 05 HMVs, single lane traffic at Dalwas, Mehad-Cafeteria, Gangroo, Nachlala etc. and poor surface condition of road at many places between Nashri and NAVYUG Tunnel. Passengers/LMVs operators are advised to prefer journey on Jammu-Srinagar NHW during day time. Please avoid journey during night hours as apprehension of shooting stones between Ramban and Banihal ..read more
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J&K LG Manoj Sinha pays tributes to former LS Speaker Manohar Joshi
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SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Friday paid tributes to former Lok Sabha speaker Manohar Joshi who died earlier in the day. “Saddened to learn about the passing away of Manohar Joshi, former Lok Sabha Speaker & Ex CM of Maharashtra. He will always be remembered for his commitment to the concerns and welfare of the common man. My deepest condolences to his family in this hour of grief,” Sinha posted on X. Joshi passed away at a Mumbai hospital where he was admitted following a cardiac arrest. He was 86. He was the chief minister of Maharashtra between 1995 and 1 ..read more
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J&K LG Sinha reviews construction work of ‘Balidan Stambh’
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SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday reviewed the construction work of ‘Balidan Stambh’ at Pratap Park here. Sinha took stock of the works during a visit to the construction site and emphasised on timely completion of the prestigious project, an official spokesperson said. The foundation stone for the Balidan Stambh was laid by Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation Amit Shah during his visit to Srinagar in June last year. (PTI ..read more
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J&K LG stresses on developing workforce to meet industry demands, solve local challenges
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SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday called upon education institutes to develop a specialised workforce that would meet the industry demands and would also be capable of solving local challenges. Addressing an event at the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, after inaugurating the new girls’ hostel here, Sinha said that the facility was “dedicated to our daughters who are breaking the barriers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and ready to shape the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem”. “The biggest responsibil ..read more
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3 Hizbul terrorists among 6 chargesheeted in narco-terror funding case in Jammu
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JAMMU: The State Investigation Agency has filed a fourth supplementary charge sheet against six accused, including three Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, in a case relating to terror funding, an official said on Friday. With the filing of the fresh charge sheet in a special court here, the number of accused in the case has gone up to 18. The accused includes policeman Saif Din who was arrested in December last year. The cross-border terror syndicate was busted by the SIA in April 2022 following its investigation into a Hawala case involving former minister and chairman of Nature-M ..read more
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AC approves Start-up Policy 2024-27 for J&K
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Seven new industrial estates to come up in UT STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: The Administrative Council (AC) which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, has approved the J&K start-up policy 2024-27 in supersession to the Start-up Policy notified in the year 2018. The policy has the objective of setting up 2000 new Start-ups in Jammu & Kashmir in the next 5 years. Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor; Atal Dulloo, Chief Secretary; Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting. The Government of Jammu ..read more
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Drone-dropped IED found near IB in Kathua
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STATE TIMES NEWS Kathua: The Border Security Force (BSF) found a drone-dropped improvised explosive device (IED) near the International Border (IB) in Kathua district on Thursday, an official said. The IED was found in the Manyari post area, near the zero line, during a search operation that was launched after the BSF troops noticed the movement of a Pakistani drone in the morning hours and opened fire to bring it down, the official said. He said the search operation was going on when last reports were received. The drone is believed to have returned to the Pakistani side, the official said ..read more
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Backward Welfare Deptt to be established in J&K: LG
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STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that justice has been delivered to Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in Jammu and Kashmir for the first time since India’s Independence. “We are also planning to establish a Backward Welfare Department like other states in the country”, the Lieutenant Governor said while interacting with a delegation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) at Raj Bhawan here. The members of the community expressed their profound gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for reservations in Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of J&K. He ..read more
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Vomedh organizes 3rd Edition of ‘Pagah’ to commemorate International Mother Tongue Day
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STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Vomedh, in collaboration with the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture, and Languages (JKAACL), today presented the 3rd Edition of the ‘Pagah’ Theatre Festival, commemorating International Mother Language Day 2024. The event, held at the Writers Club in the Abhinav Theatre Complex, witnessed esteemed dignitaries and prominent figures from the cultural sphere. Chief Guest Arvind Karwani (JKAS), Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (Migrants), graced the occasion, alongside Guest of Honour Bharat Singh Manhas (JKAS), Secretary of JKAACL. Special Guest, well-known ..read more
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The Crux of Modi’s Jammu Address
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Omkar Dattatray Prime minister Narendra Modi has become very popular among the people from north to south and east to west. Modi can be described as the Indian people’s Hardey samrath and thus the people without any distinction are attracted towards him and same was seen yesterday when Modi addressed a mammoth gathering at Maulana Azad Stadium as it was jam-packed and people listened his speech with rapt attention. .Modi delivered a historic address which was epoch-making and was received well by the people .Modi commenced his address with a Dogri couplet of Padma Sachdev ‘Mitthi -e-Dogrein Di ..read more
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