HC directs modification in Edu Rules 2000 in 3 months

HC directs modification in Edu Rules 2000 in 3 months

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed government to bring modifications within three months to the Education Rules of 2010. The direction by a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey followed submissions by Additional Advocate General B A Dar that draft rules for amending the rules […]

HC seeks cabinet decision on Gulmarg Master Plan

HC seeks cabinet decision on Gulmarg Master Plan

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the government to submit a report about the decision taken by the state cabinet on the master plan for Gulmarg, the ecologically fragile tourist-resort in north Kashmir. Hearing public interest litigation (PIL), a division bench of the court headed by Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed asked […]

Ensure polythene ban in and around Dal Lake: High Court

Ensure polythene ban in and around Dal Lake: High Court

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday termed as “unfortunate” the state government’s failure to implement the ban on use of polythene and ordered that the ban be immediately implemented in and around Dal Lake. “Under the Non-Biodegradable Material Management, Handling and Disposal Act 2007, the government has issued an SRO-182 dated 18-6-2008 […]

HC seeks govt response to report highlighting official inaction on Dal

HC seeks govt response to report highlighting official inaction on Dal

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed government to file response to a report, highlighting plethora of problems endangering the survival of Dal Lake. The report has been prepared by advocate Mir Sajad, ‘assisting amicus curie’ in a Public Interest Litigation on preservation and conservation of the Dal Lake. The report, prepared after […]

Army foils BAT attack, kills 2 militants

Army foils BAT attack, kills 2 militants

Srinagar: The army on Friday claimed to have killed two militants while foiling an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district. Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader that the army foiled a BAT attack against its patrol party along the LoC […]

HC orders removal of 200 illegal structures in Parimpora

HC orders removal of 200 illegal structures in Parimpora

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered the removal of about 200 illegal residential structures at Barthana Parimpora in the outskirts of Srinagar city. Hearing a petition, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey directed the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar to submit action-taken report by July 26. […]