Teachers can’t take up any assignment without permission: Govt

Jammu: Following the disposal of SLP (Civil) No: 16885/2012 (CC 9115/2012) by the Supreme Court, of India the Jammu and Kashmir Government Wednesday ordered that no teaching faculty of the School Education Department shall take up any activity/assignment including teaching in a private institution or coaching centre. According to a detailed order issued by the […]

Traffic Police issue advisory for movement on Sgr-Jmu highway

Jammu: Due to inclement weather, the Traffic Headquarter J&K Jammu has issued cut off timing for movement of vehicles on Srinagar-Jammu highway with effect from 5 January 2017. According to the advisory issued by the Traffic Police, the cut off timing for LMVs moving from Srinagar to Jammu cut at Lavdora, Qazigund will be 8 […]

SDA removes foundation stone after CM’s departure

Srinagar: Officials from Srinagar Development Authority removed the foundation stone of Multiparking at old State Motor Garages near Press Enclave Srinagar soon after it was laid by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday. Mehbooba Mufti laid foundation stone of Multiparking in the presence of Minister of State for Health Asiya Naqash and Member of Legislative […]

Vendors asked not to pack food in newspapers

Srinagar: Street vendors, butchers and other roadside food kiosk owners have been asked not to use newspapers for wrapping, packing and serving food as doing so is a safety hazard. According to a statement of Assistant Commissioner Food Safety & Standards Srinagar, action shall be initiated against such street vendors and butchers who wrap food […]

Bank robbery act of Indian forces: Hizb

Srinagar: Terming the bank robbery incidents in Kashmir “activities of Indian forces”, militant outfit, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Wednesday said “the imposters defaming militants will be exposed soon.” In an e-mail statement, the Hizb spokesman, Saleem Hashmi quoting the outfit’s deputy chief, Saif-ul-llah Khalid as saying, “Indian forces are trying to defame the freedom struggle in Kashmir by […]

Sgr-Jmu highway through; Leh, Mughal road, Gurez closed

Srinagar: Despite snow and rain, the Srinagar-Jammu highway was through, while the highway linking the Ladakh region with Kashmir has been closed for six winter months, following heavy snowfall. The historic Mughal road and a number of road communications, including road from Bandipora to border town of Gurez, had also been closed due to heavy […]

Poll schedule for five states announced, UP votes in 7 phases

New Delhi: The high-stakes assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases between February 11 and March 8, while Punjab and Goa will go to polls together on February 4, Uttarakhand on February 15 and Manipur in two phases on March 4 and 8, with counting to be held on March 11. […]

Vehicle falls in gorge at Akhnoor, driver dies

One person died on the spot when a Tata Mobile bearing registration number JK 20 5649 skidded off the road and fell down in a 100 feet deep gorge near Chowki Chora Akhnoor. According to police the Tata Mobile fell in a gorge resulting in the death of 50 year old driver namely Puran Chand […]

10 of family hacked to death in UP

Amethi (UP): A man allegedly hacked to death 10 of his family members and then committed suicide in Mahnoa locality of Amithi, police said Wednesday. 45-year-old Jamalu first fed pesticide to 12 family members and later hacked to death 10 of them. He then hanged himself, Superintendent of Police, Santosh Kumar Singh said. All the […]

Season’s first snowfall in Srinagar

Srinagar: Srinagar recorded the first snowfall of the season as most areas in the Valley and its plains received overnight snow and rains that provided much-needed relief from the intense cold as the mercury rose due to cloud cover. Srinagar recorded snow and rains equivalent to rainfall of 12.4 mm during the last 24 hours, […]

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