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Probing Police Recruitment List

Probing Police Recruitment List

Amid allegations of large scale fraud in the selection list of police Sub-inspector posts issued by the J&K Services Selection Board, the Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said his administration has decided to probe the matter. Hundreds of aspirants have alleged that results have been skewed in favour of influential candidates with scant regard […]

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Focusing on agriculture

Focusing on agriculture

While the Jammu and Kashmir government is focusing on adoption of new smart technologies to meet the future challenges of Agriculture and allied sectors to increase the efficiency making farming more profitable thus helping small and marginal farmers, there is a bog challenge that the agriculture sector is face to face with and that is […]

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Modernizing Agri, allied sectors

Modernizing Agri, allied sectors

While addressing a function organised by SKUAST-K, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha pitched for adoption of new new smart technologiesto meet the future challenges of Agriculture and allied sectors. He said that Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics will not only increase the efficiency making farming more profitable and environmentally friendly but […]

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One more day, one more killing

One more day, one more killing

A day after a policeman was killed outside his home in Soura area of Srinagar and his minor daughter injured, terrorists struck again, this time in Hushroo, Chadoora in Budgam district killing a young lady and injuring her nephew. Ambreen Bhat, a TV artist too was killed at her home. It is the same Chadoora […]

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Killings must stop

Killings must stop

The murder of a policeman, Saifullah Qadri in Soura area of Srinagar has been widely condemned. The shameless killers didn’t only kill the unarmed policeman but shot at his minor daughter who rushed to save her father. Thankfully, the girl survived. The incident indicates that how heartless the killers are who don’t spare even children. […]

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Janbaghidari is key to efficient development

Janbaghidari is key to efficient development

In June this year, Jammu and Kashmir will complete four years under direct central rule without having a local assembly or local representatives to run the government. It is second largest spell of direct central rule after the then state reeled under Governor’s rule from 1990 to 1996. The only difference is that those days, […]

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Mega Health Camp

Mega Health Camp

In a first, the week-long mega health camp organized by Rotary Club concluded on May 18 successfully and 2500 surgeries were conducted across three districts of Baramula, Kupwara and Ganderbal. The initiative has been appreciated by one and all. The camp was inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Sopore Sub District Hospital on May […]

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Concentrating on industrial sector

Concentrating on industrial sector

The Jammu and Kashmir Industrial Policy 2021-30 has come into effect on April 1, 2021. Though the new policy is yet to show its dividends, the authorities are of the opinion that it will give boast to industrial sector and subsequently to the economy besides generating employment. They assert that the policy is aimed at […]

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Preserving water & water bosies

Preserving water & water bosies

During his latest public interaction, ‘Awam Ki Awaz’, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha urged the people of Jammu and Kashmir to dedicate themselves for restoration and revival of water bodies. He stressed that traditional ponds and water sources sustain life and civilisations and economies have prospered around water sources. He appreciated several Panchayats besides a large […]

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Preserving water & water bosies

Preserving water & water bosies

During his latest public interaction, ‘Awam Ki Awaz’, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha urged the people of Jammu and Kashmir to dedicate themselves for restoration and revival of water bodies. He stressed that traditional ponds and water sources sustain life and civilisations and economies have prospered around water sources. He appreciated several Panchayats besides a large […]