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Let people elect their own government

Let people elect their own government

The Election Commission has initiated the revision of electoral rolls following the delimitation exercise in the union territory and the draft rolls will be prepared by August 31. In this regard directions have been passed to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer to map the redrawn Assembly constituencies. Directions have also been given for the […]

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Defeat the deadly virus

Defeat the deadly virus

As the Covid positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir are on rise, the Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta has emphasised on administering booster vaccination dose against to the eligible population the Union Territory on a war-footing basis. He directed the concerned officers to frame a comprehensive strategy to gear up efforts and saturate the […]

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Preserving cultural heritage

Preserving cultural heritage

Kashmir has re-emerged on the tourism map with full forces as the Union Territory has seen tremendous footfall during past few months. Government has taken and is taking several steps to make tourism sector more vibrant to give boost to the economy of the UT. While Jammu and Kashmir has tremendous tourism potential vis-à-vis its […]

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Do’s and don’ts for tourism sector

Do’s and don’ts for tourism sector

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review the new initiatives of the Tourism department here at Raj Bhawan and directed the officials to focus on new tourism initiatives. He sought a detailed report on home-stays, setting up of tented accommodation at major tourist attractions, adventure activities, new trekking routes identified, […]

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Fighting cyber crimes

Fighting cyber crimes

The Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday that a whopping 36.29 lakh cyber security incidents were observed in the country since 2019 till last month. It was further said that as per information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a total of 3,94,499, 11,58,208, 14,02,809 and 67,4021 cyber security incidents […]

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Strengthening agricultural base

Strengthening agricultural base

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Monday inaugurated a two-day multi-stakeholder convention on holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors in J&K UT, at SKICC, Srinagar. The conference seeks to build innovative structures for holistic development of agriculture & allied sectors in J&K with the help of renowned scientists and policy planners of the country. LG announced […]

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Assembly elections are overdue

Assembly elections are overdue

While the election machinery in Jammu and Kashmir is gearing up for the conduct of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir following the report submitted by the Delimitation Commission, people in general are very optimistic and hopeful that there would not be any further delay in restoring democracy in the Union Territory in its true […]

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COVID – The numbers are surging!

COVID – The numbers are surging!

From past several weeks, there has been a sharp rise in Covid-19 positive cases in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the administration has geared up to face any new challenge on pandemic from. The Director Health Services Kashmir has directed all Chief Medical Officers, Medical Superintendents and Block Medical officers to keep […]

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Rising cases of Covid-19

Rising cases of Covid-19

Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, like other parts of the country, has been reporting increased cases of Covid-19 from past more than a week. On Monday, 67 cases were reported from J&K – 47 from Jammu and 20 from Kashmir divisions. Only a few days back, there would be three to four cases reported […]

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Rail Project – Let it miss no further deadlines

Rail Project – Let it miss no further deadlines

Ministry of Railways on Thursday said that the world’s highest rail bridge, which is being built across Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir will soon bring all-weather rail connectivity to Kashmir. The bridge will provide the much-needed all-weather connectivity between Kashmir and the rest of the county. “With 88% completion of deck launching, Chenab bridge […]