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Thursday, March 5, 2015
 Jammu Kashmir
India importing Uranium from France, Russia: Dr Jitendra
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, March 4 In reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh stated that India is importing Uranium from France, Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. He said that in order to meet the fuel requirements of Nuclear Reactors in India, the Department Atomic Energy has been importing Uranium ore under contractual agreements with M/s. Areva of France, M/s. JSC TVEL of Russia, M/s. NAC Kazatomprom of Kazakhstan and M/s. Navoi Mining and Metallurgical ...
Colourful Holi celebration at JK Montessorie School
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 Children celebrated festival of colors with festivity & enthusiasm in a special function organized on the Eve of Holi at JK Montessorie & its affiliated unit JK Little Millienium School Talab Tillo Jammu here today. The function began with a moral play on " Vishnu devotee-child Prahlad". The play conveyed young children the importance of the festival of Holi. To add more fun, the little toddlers were involved in dance programme on the famous Holi numbers. A stage exposure was also held on the topic "save water , save life". Students expressed their views on the need to conserve water as 97 percent of water that exists on the earth is salty & undrinka...
Doon International School celebrates Holi with underprivileged children
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 Doon International School, Jammu today celebrated the festival of Holi in a unique way with a few underprivileged children from our nearby colony. The Chairman G N Tantray and The Principal Vikesh Kaur played Holi with these kids along with the faculty. The kids were given dry colors, water sprayers and served with sweets on this occasion. Adding purpose to the celebration, the chairman adopted a 3 year old child in order to provide free education to him and to help him become self-sufficient and attain a respectable position in the society. The celebration of the festival of colours by Doon International School added colours in the life of such underprivileg...
Army donates furniture to six schools in area of Bhaderwah
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 The Rashtriya Rifles located at Bhadarwah, district Doda under the aegis of Counter Insurgency Force (Delta) donated various furniture to six schools in its Area of Responsibility under Operation Sadhbhavana for the Financial Year 2014-15. Government Middle School, Gajoth, Government Higher Secondary School, Goha, Government Middle School, Khaloo, Government Girls High School, Nichlathara, Government Middle School, Bhanan and Government Middle School, Himote were received the furniture under the project on 04 March 2015. A majority of population in Bhaderwah region resides in remote areas and is devoid of basic amenities and infrastructure. During interaction...
Creation of New Tribal Ministry-an outcome of Gujjar’s struggle
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, March 4 Saying that the creation new Tribal Affairs Ministry in Jammu and Kashmir state is an outcome of years long continues struggle of Gujjars -Bakrwals -the participants of a programme, organised by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation, here this afternoon to discuss community issues, termed it as great success of Schedule tribes and hailed this initiative of new governments and thanked for fulfilling their long pending demand. The programme was presided over by Ch Ghulam Sarwar Chouhan -President J&K Gujjar Mandal, while Ch S D Bajad, President , Adbi Sangat Kashmir and Dr Javaid Rahi Secretary Tribal...
CDPOs directed to issue fresh advertisements
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 District Programme Officer ICDS Ramban who is also Chairman of the committee for selection of anganwadi workers has issued instructions for stalling the interview process of the candidates called for appointment to the 12 posts of anganwadi workers out of which 05 posts of AWWs were advertised for Ramsoo block and 07 posts for Banihal block. The concerned CDPOs being the member secretaries have been directed to issue fresh advertisements for the posts. However those candidates who had applied for the posts as per earlier advertisements and were found eligible in all respects need not apply again....
NCP state president calls on Governor
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 Thakur Randhir Singh, President Nationalist Congress Party, called on Governor NN Vohra, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Singh discussed with the Governor several important issues relating to the growth and development of the State and also shared his views about the high importance of peace and stability in the State....
Bali assumes charge of Forest, Social Welfare Departments
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 Minister for Forest, Ecology, Environment and Social Welfare, Bali Bhagat today assumed the charge of the office. On the occasion, the Minister affirmed to work with sincerity and honesty for the welfare and prosperity of the State. On the occasion, number of people from various walks of life besides government functionaries of the Departments called on the Minister and felicitated him for assuming the charge. Interacting with people on the occasion, the Minister asserted that strenuous efforts would be made for socio -economic transformation of the weaker sections of the society. He said that the welfare Schemes launched by Centre and State Governments w...
Week-long induction training programme for PGT of KVS concludes
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 A week-long Induction Training Programme for Newly Recruited PGTs of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan (KVS), Jammu Region concluded today at the Auditorium of Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Jammu where D R Meena, Assistant Commissioner, KVS, Jammu Region was the chief guest. Forty four newly recruited Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs) in different subjects, hailing from the Kendriya Vidyalayas situated in parts of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and entire J&K participated in this programme. T R Choudhary, Principal, KV No.1, Jammu was the Resource Person. D R Meena congratulated the active participation of the teachers and undertaking activities included in the pr...
Drabu reviews financial situation, preparation of Budget, Plan
Newspoint Bureau
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, March 4 After assuming charge of office at Civil Secretariat here Wednesday morning, Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu, chaired a meeting with top officials of the Department of Finance including its Field departments and Directorates. Drabu had extensive discussions with Principal Secretary Finance B B Vyas and other officers on the financial situation of the State and reviewed the status of preparation of the Budget and Plan for the next financial year. The Finance Minister said that he would like the Budget to have a 'human approach' so that it is understood and appreciated by common man. He urged officers to look beyond figures w...
JPPF condemns anti national statement of CM
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Jammu Tawi, March 4 Jammu Province People Forum (JPPF) condemns the anti-national statement of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed at his first press conference after taking oath of allegiance to constitution of India giving credit of smooth and successful conduct of elections to Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants, in utter disregard to the sincere efforts of belt forces, Election Commission of India and huge turnout of voters, who were actually behind the successful elections. Mufti ignored the sacrifices of innocent civilians, who lost their lives during Pakistani firing violations to disrupt and derail the election process in the state. Mufti also forgot the boycott call gi...
MLA distributes cheques for making of toilets
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RS Pura, March 4 As part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, 'Directorate of Sanitation, Jammu organised a programme at village Chakroi of Suchetgarh constituency. Local MLA Sham Chaudhary was the chief guest in the function. The MLA on this occasion distributed cheques amounting to rupees 12,000 each to nine beneficiaries for construction of toilets. He said that purpose of this programme is to create awareness among the people. A large number of people were present in the function. The people highly appreciated the MLA for this noble cause. ...
NCMAMS-2015 concluded at JU
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, March 4 The three day "National Conference on Microscopy & Advances in Material Sciences (NCMAMS - 2015) organised by Crystal Growth & Material Research Lab in association with Electron Microscopy Society of India - North Zone Chapter and the UGC - SAP programme at Department of Physics & Electronics, University of Jammu, concluded here today. Prof. KK Bamzai, Convener of the conference formally welcomed the participants and presented valedictory speech. Prof Vivek K Gupta, HOD Department of Physics & Electronics talked about the department and the activities going on in the department. Prof Naresh Padha also addressed the participants in the conference. Chief G...
Tehsildar conducts drive against erring shopkeepers
Newspoint Bureau
RS Pura, March 4 Tightening the noose against the erring shop keepers, Tehsildar RS Pura Manoj Kumar today conducted a surprise raid on erring shopkeepers, indulged in using domestic gas cylinder and polythene bags. Tehsildar, accompanied by several officers and a police team, slapped fine on the defaulter shopkeepers and seized domestic gas cylinders. With this drive, the shopkeepers in RS Pura town became scare....
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