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3rd Edition of North Zone Conference of Media Units conducted in Jammu

For the Media units under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, a two-day Zonal Conference of Media Units was organized by the Regional Outreach Bureau of the Jammu and Kashmir Region at Jammu from Friday, 17th January 2020 in which along with the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the ..

Indian Army organizes Sangam Youth Festival (SYF)

The Sangam Youth Festival (SYF) has been organized by Indian Army at Bhadarwah in  Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) from 11th to 15th October 2019   in a bid to spread the message of peace, prosperity, communal harmony and national integration. Over 1,500 students from 32 colleges & university participated in the fest.

Iqbal Chand Malhotra authors book “Kashmir’s Untold Story: Declassified”

The book “Kashmir’s Untold Story: Declassified” has been authored by filmmaker Iqbal Chand Malhotra and defence analyst Maroof Raza. It will tell the riveting story of the history of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), from the time of its political and geographic consolidation under Maharaja Gulab Singh to the present-day. It will also shed light on ..

Operation Sudarshan

The Border Security Force (BSF) has launched a mega exercise code-named Operation Sudarshan to fortify the ‘anti-infiltration grid’ along the Pakistan border in regions of Punjab and Jammu. The region of Jammu shares about 485-km of the sensitive international border with Pakistan and about 553-km of the front lies in Punjab.  Other states which share ..

Ved Rahi wins Kusumagraj literature award

Jammu-born film director and novelist Ved Rahi has been selected for prestigious ‘Kusumagraj’ national award for literature. The award is instituted by the city-based Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) and carries a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, a memento and a citation. It is named after Jnanpith-laureate Marathi poet and playwright late VV ..

Rajinder Singh takes charge as new President of Hockey India (HI)

Rajinder Singh has taken charge as the new President of Hockey India (HI). He succeeded Mariamma Koshy. Prior to this post, Singh was the senior Vice President of HI. He was earlier the Treasurer of HI and currently serves as the Treasurer of Hockey Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

Jammu & Kashmir hosts 17th Sub-junior National Wushu Championship 2018

The 17th Sub-junior National Wushu Championship has started in Jammu on March 29, 2018.The national level sports event is being organised in the winter capital city of Jammu by the the Wushu Association of India in collaboration with J&K State Sports Council at MA Stadium. About 37 teams comprising of over one thousand boys and ..

Biyearly meeting b/w BSF and Pakistan Rangers commences

A 5-day biyearly meeting b/w the BSF (Border Security Force) of India and Pakistan Rangers, has started in New Delhi to sort out border related issues. The issues which are anticipated to be discussed during the meeting include motiveless firing in Jammu and Sialkot Sector and the death of one BSF personnel due to sniper ..