Wednesday, May 22 2019 | Time 14:09 Hrs(IST)
  • Austrian president consoles public in wake of coalition gov't collapse
  • Stage set for counting of votes in Telangana tomorrow
  • SC stays BJP candidate's arrest till May 28
  • Huge explosion rocks Mogadishu, casualties feared
  • Yemen's Houthi rebels launch fresh drone attack on Saudi Najran airport
  • Local Taliban leader among 16 militants killed in Afghanistan
  • No IED blast on LoC, soldiers injured in training event in Poonch: Army
  • Five militants killed in Eastern Afghan province airstrike
  • 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers to be honoured by UN on May 29
  • SC to hear Barrackpore BJP candidate petition today
  • Boeing 737 Max: China's top airlines seek compensation
  • EVM result should be verified with VVPATs : Dinesh
  • Indian runner Gomathi fails dope test, suspended provisionally
  • Visva Bharati University students gherao VC and teachers demanding restoration of 2018 fee structure
  • Aurangabad water crisis: 3,163 water tankers supplying water to 50 lakh population
States » North

Nearly 28 lakh children administered Measles- Rubella vaccination till date across J&K

Jammu, Nov 9 (UNI) Under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, a divisional level review meeting regarding Measles- Rubella Vaccination Campaign was held for Jammu Division here on Friday at Gandhi Nagar Government Hospital Jammu.
During the deliberations, the Principal Secretary was informed that a total of 37,72,960 children will be covered in the State out of which 27,85,731 children have been vaccinated till date, with 17,00,994 children covered in Kashmir Division and 10,84,737 in Jammu Division.
Mr Dulloo asked the health authorities to build up awareness on a big scale in schools and outreach areas where stiff resistance has come up against the vaccination drive.
Principal Secretary was further informed that Kathua, Leh and Kargil districts have already achieved 100 percent targets, while Budgam, Samba and Kulgam are on the verge of achieving their targets.
He instructed the health authorities of those districts which are far behind the target to gear to achieve the set targets by end of this month.
Director, Health Services also emphasized on the completion of MR Campaign in all the Districts of Jammu Division by the end of November 2018 as new initiatives are coming up.
The Director, Family Welfare informed the meeting that a Special Immunization Drive, Mission Indradhanush is commencing on November 22, 2018 in the districts of Rajouri and Doda besides Vasectomy Fortnight is to be observed from November 21 to December 04, 2018 in the entire State.
More News

No IED blast on LoC, soldiers injured in training event in Poonch: Army

22 May 2019 | 1:54 PM

Jammu, May 22 (UNI) Army on Wednesday said that there was no Improvised Explosion Device blast along the Line of Control while some of the soldiers suffered injuries during a training event in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

see more..

Chargesheet in 3-yr-old rape case soon

22 May 2019 | 1:19 PM

Srinagar, May 22 (UNI) Appealing people not to pay any heed to rumours, a police spokesman said that chargesheet in 3-year-old rape case will be filed in the court against the accused, soon.

see more..

Barring parts of south, life returns to normal in Kashmir

22 May 2019 | 1:05 PM

Srinagar, May 22 (UNI) Life returned to normal on Wednesday in Kashmir valley after remaining crippled for a day due to a strike called by separatists on the death anniversaries of Mirwai Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone.

see more..

Female teacher burnt alive in UP's Siddharthnagar

22 May 2019 | 12:55 PM

Siddharthnagar, May 22 (UNI) A female teacher was allegedly set ablaze by several youths after tying her hands and legs in the Mohana town of this district in Uttar Pradesh, police sources said on Wednesday.

see more..

Jammu Police introduces "GirlsGoEasyNow" mini bus exclusively for ladies

22 May 2019 | 12:10 PM

Jammu, May 22 (UNI) In a bid to provide free and secure environment, Jammu Police in collaboration with mini bus operators on Wednesday introduced "GirlsGoEasyNow" mini bus exclusively for the ladies on Phallian Mandal route.

see more..