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DC Kupwara inspects arrangements for celebration of Urs Zatie-Shahwali at Drugmulla

DC Kupwara inspects arrangements for celebration of Urs Zatie-Shahwali at Drugmulla

KUPWARA, MAY 22: Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Ms. Ayushi Sudan today visited the shrine of Zatie Shahwali at Drugmulla to take stock of on-ground arrangements made for annual Urs celebration. On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner took stock of the arrangements made by different departments for the devotees visiting the shrine for Urs celebration. She interacted with Auqaf committee members and enquired their feedback about the arrangements put in place by district adminstration for smooth conduct of urs at revered shrine of Zaiti Shahwali sahib. The Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officers to ensure fool proof arrangements on ground so that…
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Scores throng Mega SVEEP event at Keran, vow to vote on May 20 elections

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Scores throng Mega SVEEP event at Keran, vow to vote on May 20 elections

Kupwara, May 18: The scores of enthusiastic voters today thronged the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme organized at picturesque Keran area on Zero Line , conveying their eagerness to participate in Lok Sabha elections on May 20, by choosing their right representative through the power of their ballot. The mega event, which was organized on the directions of District Election Officer(DEO) Kupwara, Ms. Ayushi Sudan, featured multiple activities, including, sports activities, Tug of War and Cultural performances like folk dance and folk songs showcased the vibrant talent among the local youth and the students. A Tiranga rally…
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Haaput Filmmaker, Kapil Mattoo, meets Honourable LG of J&K advocating for sustainability for Domicile Filmmakers in the UT

Haaput Filmmaker, Kapil Mattoo, meets Honourable LG of J&K advocating for sustainability for Domicile Filmmakers in the UT

The filmmaker from Mumbai, who is a domicile of the Union Territory, met the Honourable Lieutenant Governor on 14th May at Raj Bhawan, Srinagar. Following the success of his Kashmiri short film Haaput, which has won numerous accolades globally, he strongly believes that domicile filmmakers need a sustainable ecosystem. This would enable them to produce films or web series from the Union Territory, thereby attracting studios and platforms to invest in the stories and their creators from the UT. He further emphasised the need for substantial support at the initial phase as the J&K film policy is implemented. While shooting…
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Kupwara – Arms, ammunition and explosives recovered in Kralpora

Kupwara – Arms, ammunition and explosives recovered in Kralpora

Kupwara, May 16: In a major operation carried out by the joint security forces of Kupwara Police, Army’s 3 Naga and 97 Bn BSF in north Kashmir's frontier Kupwara district, based on specific information received by Kupwara Police a cache of arms and ammunition were recovered. On a specific information of Kupwara Police a naka was established at Lone Harie and during naka checking one terrorist associate namely Mushtaq ahmad lone S/o Ab Rahman lone R/o Patru Keran was successfully apprehended by naka party and from his possession and disclosure substantial quantity of arms and ammunition have been recovered that…
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Home voting commencing in Kupwara district on Tuesday, May 14, a total of  402  Elderly and  PwD electors to avail the ballot facility at their doorsteps

Home voting commencing in Kupwara district on Tuesday, May 14, a total of 402 Elderly and PwD electors to avail the ballot facility at their doorsteps

Kupwara, May 13: Frontier Kupwara district, which is part of 1- Baramulla Parliamentary constituency, is set to go for polls on May 20 during the 5th phase of Lok Sabha Elections-2024.The first of its kind ‘home-voting’ facility for voters aged 85-years plus and PwD(specially abled /Divyanjans) is commencing on Tuesday with nearly 402 registered elderly and PwD electors of the district are exercising their right to vote from within the confines of their homes. A total of 402 elderly residents in the age of 85 plus and divyang voters with over 40 % locomotive disabilities from across all the six…
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National Lok Adalat held across district Kupwara

National Lok Adalat held across district Kupwara

KUPWARA, MAY 11: In accordance with the Action Plan/activities calendar 2024, District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Kupwara, under the aegis of JK Legal Services Authority & NALSA, organized 2nd National Lok Adalat of 2024, across District Kupwara today. The Lok Adalat was held under the supervision of Ms. Shazia Tabasum, Chairperson, District Legal Services Authority, (Pr. District & Session Judge) Kupwara, and guidance of Mr. Manzoor Ahmad Khan Secretary, DLSA Kupwara. Six (06) Benches were constituted for the said Lok Adalat comprising of Presiding Officers and Members for the amicable settlement/ compromise of the cases. Cases of different categories were…
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DLSA Kupwara conducts SVEEP Awareness Programme at HSS Nagri Malpora

DLSA Kupwara conducts SVEEP Awareness Programme at HSS Nagri Malpora

KUPWARA, MAY 10: In an anticipation to the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections-2024 across the nation and as per the directions of Worthy Member Secretary, JK Legal Services Authority, an Awareness Programme regarding Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation Under (SVEEP) Programme was organized by District legal Services Authority in collaboration with Education Department, Kupwara, today at Govt. Hr. Sec. School Nagri Malpora, Kupwara. The programme was carried under the supervision of Ms. Shazia Tabsum Chairperson, DLSA (Pr. District & Session Judge) Kupwara, and under the guidance of Mr. Manzoor Ahmad Khan, Secretary DLSA/Sub-Judge, Kupwara. The objective of the programme was…
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DEO Kupwara reviews poll preparedness in Special Polling Stations

DEO Kupwara reviews poll preparedness in Special Polling Stations

KUPWARA, MAY 10: The District Election Officer (DEO) Kupwara, Ms. Ayushi Sudan, today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the poll preparedness in Special Polling Stations of the district ahead of Lok Sabha Election.The meeting took a threadbare discussion regarding various arrangements made in special polling stations including Pink, Youth, Manned, PWD and Green Polling Stations. The DEO directed the concerned officers to ensure proper arrangements in place to ensure smooth and vibrant polling in these polling stations. She emphasized the essence of different colours and multifarious messages to attract the voters on the poll day adding that…
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Lok sabha Elections 2024:ADC Handwara inspects different polling stations of Vilgam

Lok sabha Elections 2024:ADC Handwara inspects different polling stations of Vilgam

KUPWARA,MAY 9: The Additional Deputy Commissioner,(ADC),Handwara, Aziz Ahmad Rather, who is also ARO AC-5 Handwara, today visited various polling stations of Vilgam to inspect Assured Minimum Facilities (AMFs) and meticulously took the first hand appraisal of 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 stations including Dolipora,Kukroosa,Kalipora,Zaffarkani,Waisa and various other Polling stations.The ARO emphasized the concerned departments for ensuring all the required facilities at the polling…
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Two-day workshop on ‘Wetlands for Life’ begins at MERC

Two-day workshop on ‘Wetlands for Life’ begins at MERC

Srinagar, May 7: The Kashmir University's Media Education Research Centre (MERC), in collaboration with the Centre for Media Studies New Delhi, organised a two-day media engagement programme on ‘Wetlands for LIFE’ for media students and scholars. The workshops inaugural session was held on Tuesday. The workshop aims to equip media academicians with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in wetlands conservation and environmental journalism. Through a series of engaging sessions, expert presentations, and field visits, participants explored the ecological significance of wetlands, the role of the media in advocating for their conservation, and effective storytelling techniques for environmental reporting.  The inaugural…
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