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President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma Awards 2013

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and other dignitaries, at an Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on April 05, 2013.

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred 108 Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards on 5th April,2013. These comprise 5 Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 ladies  and 3 from the state of J&K among the awardees   List of Awardees:   Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra, Art, Orissa S Haider Raza, Art, Delhi Prof Yash Pal, Science and Engineering, Uttar Pradesh Prof Roddam Narasimha, Science and Engineering, Karnataka     Padma Bhushan Dr Ramanaidu Daggubati, Art, Andhra Pradesh Sreeramamurthy Janaki, Art, Tamil Nadu Dr (Smt) Kanak Rele, Art, Maharashtra Sharmila Tagore, Art, Delhi Dr (Smt) Saroja Vaidyanathan, Art, Delhi Abdul Rashid Khan, Art, West Bengal Late Rajesh Khanna, Art, Maharashtra Late Jaspal Singh Bhatti, Art, …

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Traffic signal lights functional in Jammu city: Sadhotra

ajay sadhotra

Replying to a Calling Attention Notice, by Mr. Vijay Bakaya, Minister for Planning and Development, Labour and Employment, Mr. Ajay Sadhotra, on behalf of Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies Minister informed the House that in Jammu city 30 traffic signal lights have been installed and all are working smoothly. He said, however, Traffic Police Department has put a few lights on blinker mode in order to arrive at a logical decision with regards to shifting of some lights. The Minister said that the agency namely M/S Onyux Electronic, New Delhi has been entrusted with the job of installation/commissioning, operation and maintenance of traffic signal lights for period of 2 years in Jammu city. The expenditure booked on account of …

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DBN, Talab Tillo celebrates Annual Graduation Day

DBN (10+2) Vidya Mandir Amarvilla, Talab Tillo, Jammu organized Annual graduation day and distribution of achievement certificate (co-curricular activities) in the school premises today. MLA Bishnah Constituency Sh. Ashwani Sharma was the Chief Guest on the occasion apart from the declaration of result and distribution of the certificate of excellence and achievement in co-curricular academic activities were given to the students. Apart from parents, Guardians, Permanent Citizens a large no. of parents and guardians are also present. A cultural programme was also presented on the occasion. Advisors Sh. Leela Karan Sharma, Dr Ramakant Dubey, Sh. Yashpal Puri, Manager Trust Sh. Rajender Kakkar, Director Academics Sh. Suresh Sharma, Principals and Headmasters and faculty members were also present on the occasion. Speaking …

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Iqbal Khanday- New Chief Secretary of J&K

Iqbal Khanday with outgoing CS Madav Lal

  The state cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah approved the appointment of IAS Officer Iqbal Khanday as Chief Secretary of J&K. Khanday, 1978 batch IAS officer, took over from the outgoing chief secretary Madav Lal, who has been appointed as secretary to MSME at the Centre. Madhav Lal was recently appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.   Mohammad Iqbal Khandey, who was promoted to the Fixed Scale of IAS in the month of November last year and appointed as Chief Secretary today, is the 11th State Subject appointed to the top slot after Peerzada Ghulam Ahmad, P N Koul, Syed Muzaffar Aga, Noor Muhammad, Mir Nasrullah, Sheikh Ghulam Rasool, S …

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