Azadi leaders pay homage to Guru on his 3rd execution anniversary

Azadi leaders pay homage to Guru on his 3rd execution anniversary

A milestone in resistance history: Mirwaiz An indelible chapter of Kashmir history: Malik They commit genocide and don’t let us mourn: Geelani SRINAGAR: The pro-freedom camp on Tuesday paid homage to Afzal Guru on his 3rd execution anniversary, and criticised the state for imposing restrictions in parts of Kashmir Valley. Delegations of Hurriyat Conference (M) […]

JKLF to organise rally

JKLF to organise rally

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front is going to organise a protest march in city centre Lal Chowk here on Wednesday to demand return of the mortal remains of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat. “The JKLF will organise a protest march at Lal Chowk on February 10 to appeal to UN and the international community […]

AIP to hold seminar

AIP to hold seminar

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad Party (AIP) is going to organise a seminar on the execution of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat on Wednesday. “A seminar titled ‘Why Selective Hangings’ will be organised at Lala Rukh hotel, Srinagar,” a spokesman of the party said on Tuesday. According to the statement, AIP’s president and legislator, Abdul Rashid, asked […]

High Court rejects former deputy chief minister Mangat Ram Sharma’s plea against SAC probe

High Court rejects former deputy chief minister Mangat Ram Sharma’s plea against SAC probe

Jammu: The High Court has dismissed former deputy chief minister Mangat Ram Sharma’s plea against the State Accountability Commission’s order, directing a regular enquiry against him and two former secretaries in the alleged job scam in Khadi & Village Industries Board (KVIB). On October 26, 2007, the State Accountability Commission (SAC) had ordered probe against […]

Mend your files, authorities told after Guv’s rap

Mend your files, authorities told after Guv’s rap

SRINAGAR: The government on Tuesday directed all administrative secretaries to ensure that records are properly maintained and replace to worn-out file covers. The order has been issued after governor N N Vohra expressed serious concern over the causal practice adopted by employees in maintaining the record, additional secretary to government, Haris Handoo, said in an […]

Ensure time-bound dredging of river Jhelum: Kansal

Ensure time-bound dredging of river Jhelum: Kansal

Srinagar: Commissioner Secretary Public Works (R&B) PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control (I&FC) Rohit Kansal on Tuesday stressed on time-bound completion of dredging works of river Jhelum and the Flood spill channel. He took stock of the progress of dredging work of river Jhelum and inspected various dredging spots during his visit to Noorbagh, Qamarwari, Mehjoor […]

Geelani’s health improving, says Hurriyat (G)

Geelani’s health improving, says Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani is undergoing a detailed medical treatment in New Delhi and his health condition is now stable, a spokesman of the amalgam, Ayaz Akbar said on Tuesday. In a statement issued here, Akbar said the prominent chest specialist Dr Vikram Sarabhai conducted a detailed check-up of Syed Ali […]

Excise dept raids illicit distillation hubs in Jammu

JAMMU: In order to curb the menace of illicit distillation of liquor, illegal smuggling of liquor from other states, the J&K Excise Department has intensified raids/ checking of various locations/premises to check the offences/ crimes being committed. According to a statement, raids have been conducted in district Jammu, Rajouri and Kathua to arrest the menace […]

Empowered Committee clears 338 cases for regularisation

JAMMU: The Empowered Committee headed by Commissioner/Secretary to Government, Finance Department, Navin K Choudhary, in a significant decision, on Tuesday cleared 338 leftover cases of Daily Wage Workers for regularisation. As per the details provided by the Finance Department, out of 338 cases, 302 regularisation cases pertain to PHE Department while 36 cases pertain to […]

Eight injured in road accidents

Srinagar: Eight persons, including four CRPF men and a police constable, were injured in two separate road accidents in south Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. They said in Anantnag, a Maruti car bearing registration number JK12B-8144 and a Tavera bearing registration number JK03C-4701 collided near Petrol Pump at Sangam, resulting in injuries to Gulzar Ahmad […]