Jammu & Kashmir

ADC Handwara inspects different polling stations in Drugmulla

ADC Handwara inspects different polling stations in Drugmulla

KUPWARA, May 4 :The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Handwara, Aziz Ahmad Rather who is also ARO AC-5 Handwara today visited various polling stations of Block Drugmulla, inspected Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF) and reviewed the preparedness for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.The inspection was aimed to ensure that all polling stations are accessible to voters especially to specially-abled persons. Ramp access, electricity,water supply,drinking water and other facilities were reviewed.During the visit, the ARO inspected Polling Station Drugmulla, Chayalpati, Shatmuqam , Bramri, Shalpora, Radbugh and various other stations.The ARO emphasized the concerned departments for ensuring all required facilities at the polling stations…
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J&K : FDC Allegedly Neglects Timber Distribution, Leaving North Kashmir’s Residents in Distress

J&K : FDC Allegedly Neglects Timber Distribution, Leaving North Kashmir’s Residents in Distress

Baramulla: In a concerning turn of events, residents of Jammu and Kashmir's Kashmir region have raised grievances against the Forest Development Corporation (FDC), accusing it of failing to effectively distribute timber resources to local beneficiaries. The issue, which has been attributed to a series of administrative missteps and alleged preferential treatment, has left many Below Poverty Line (BPL) families grappling with soaring timber prices and prolonged wait times for essential construction materials. The roots of the problem trace back to the tenure of the previous PDP-BJP government, during which the forest minister, Chaudhary Lal Singh, purportedly manipulated timber sale regulations…
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DC Kupwara  conducts extensive tour of flood-prone areas in Handwara, Kupwara, Lolab

DC Kupwara conducts extensive tour of flood-prone areas in Handwara, Kupwara, Lolab

KUPWARA APRIL 29: Deputy Commissioner (DC),Kupwara, Ms.Ayushi Sudan today conducted extensive tour of the flood prone areas of Handwara, Kupwara and Lolab areas of the district to take stock of the flood like situation caused by the incessant rains in the district.DC accompanied by other officers visited Kawari, Nutnoosa and Drugmulla located along Nallah Pohru to examine the flood situation and get the first hand appraisal of the evacuation measures. The DC visited , Khumryal, Shumryal and Gund Jahangeer located along Nallah Lolab and took the stock of the situation.She later visited Sogam and khan Chak Takipora and interacted with…
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District Kupwara carries out rescue Ops

District Kupwara carries out rescue Ops

District Kupwara carries out rescue Ops In view of incessant and heavy rainfall across the District Kupwara. Kupwara Police alongwith District Administration, SDRF, CRPF and the Army is carrying out rescue operations. All officers and staff are in the field in order to assist and ensure the safety of the public. We urge all to contact the police in case of any emergency and to not panic.PCR - 7051404938
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Kamraj Forest Division carried out plantation of 5000 saplings across 207 Polling Stations in Kupwara district under SVEEP in view of Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Kamraj Forest Division carried out plantation of 5000 saplings across 207 Polling Stations in Kupwara district under SVEEP in view of Lok Sabha Elections 2024

SHAHID PEER Kupwara: - In a concerted effort towards environmental conservation and community engagement, the Kamraj Forest Division, under the aegis of the Jammu and Kashmir Forest Department, has undertaken a significant initiative. A total of 5000 saplings have been planted across 207 polling stations as part of the Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) Programme. The Divisional Forest Officer of Kamraj Forest Division, Kupwara, Anurag Arya, IFS, underscored the importance of this endeavor. He emphasized that beyond its ecological benefits, such initiatives play a crucial role in fostering civic responsibility and environmental stewardship among citizens, particularly in the…
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DEO Kupwara inspects Polling stations at Langate

DEO Kupwara inspects Polling stations at Langate

Kupwara, April 25: The District Election Officer (DEO), Kupwara, Ayushi Sudan today undertook a visit of different polling stations of Langate Assembly segment of the district to assess and review the status of assured minimum facilities (AMFs).The DEO inspected the polling stations of Govt. Boys Higher secondary School Langate . The DEO took stock of all requisite/ AMFs including electricity, water supply, shade, ramp and functional toilet facilities. The DEO was accompanied by SSP Handwara, Dawood Ayoob, ADC Handwara, Aziz Ahmad Rather, ARO Langate, Dr Mudasir Ahmad, EXeN PHE, EXeN R&B, XEN PDD,Tehsildar Handwara , Dy. CEO and other concerned…
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Police booked 3 notorious drug smugglers under PIT NDPS Act in Kupwara

Kupwara April 23: Acting tough against drug peddlers and to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police booked 3 notorious drug smugglers under PIT NDPS Act in Kupwara after obtaining formal detention order from competent authority. The notorious drug smugglers namely 1) Azad Ahmad khan S/O Gh Ahmad khan R/O Chalgund Hyhama2) Shabir Ahmad HajamS/O Gh Rasool HajamR/O Check Halmatpora3) Waseem Ahmad Shah S/o Habibullah Shah R/o Harkarpora Awoora was involved in case FIR no 235/2022 of Police Station Kupwara and Case FIR no 07/ 22 of Trehgam have been booked under PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention…
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DEO Kupwara reviews plan for transportation of Polling Staff, EVMs

DEO Kupwara reviews plan for transportation of Polling Staff, EVMs

KUPWARA, APRIL 23: In order to ensure hassle free transportation of Polling Staff, EVMs and other election related material to the polling stations for smooth conduct of upcoming Lok Sabha Elections-2024 in the district, a meeting of concerned Officers was today held under the chairmanship of District Election Officer (DEO) Kupwara, Ms. Ayushi Sudan. ADDC Kupwara, Gulzar Ahmad Bhat; ADC Handwara, Aziz Ahmad Rather; ASP Kupwara/Handwara; ACR Kupwara, SDM Lolab/Karnah, Dy. DEO, ACP, ENT, Manager SRTC Kupwara and election staff attended the meeting. At the outset, the DEO discussed the Transport plan in a comprehensive manner for smooth dispatch of…
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Police Foil Theft Attempt in Kupwara: Three Suspects Apprehended

Police Foil Theft Attempt in Kupwara: Three Suspects Apprehended

Kupwara, April 19, 2024: In a vigilant patrol operation conducted by the Kupwara Police, a significant breakthrough was achieved when a police team, led by the Station House Officer (SHO) of Kupwara Police Station, intercepted two individuals carrying suspicious items in their bag at Tikker Kupwara. The suspects, identified as Haris Sheikh, also known as Anda Kanoon, resident of Tikker Kupwara, and Javid Ahmad Sheikh, resident of Kanthpora Lolab, were apprehended on the spot. Upon an intricate inspection, copper utensils were discovered concealed within the bag. Upon intense interrogation, the suspects confessed to their involvement in the theft of various…
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Herbal , Medicinal plants from Kamraj forests to be sold through registered NTFP depot holders, DFO Kamraj Forest Division

Herbal , Medicinal plants from Kamraj forests to be sold through registered NTFP depot holders, DFO Kamraj Forest Division

SHAHID PEER Kupwara: The Non-Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) Policy launched by the Government of UT in December, 2022 has started yielding benefits to a large number of households residing in and around the Forests. The collection and sale of NTFPs have now been entrusted to local people, who are at liberty to sell the collected produce to registered depot holders, who offer them better rates instead of selling to a particular contractor on monopolistic pattern. A small amount of royalty also goes to the Biodiversity Management Committees, who utilize these funds for development of forests and Biodiversity Conservation at Gram…
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