Petrol pumps to be checked for usage of cheat chips : Minister

Petrol pumps to be checked for usage of cheat chips : Minister

Srinagar: The government will soon form special squads that will carry checks on fuel station to ascertain if they are delivering requisite fuel to the consumers and not using cheat chips on the dispensing machines. MoS Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Ajay Nada told Kashmir Reader, that even though they have not […]

Secretariat employees continue strike after meeting Dy CM

Secretariat employees continue strike after meeting Dy CM

JAMMU: A meeting with deputy chief minister has failed to pacify the agitating employees of civil secretariat, who have now decided to continue the strike, even after the Darbar moves this weekend. After protesting for two days, a delegation of Civil Secretariat Coordination Committee (CSCC), Thursday met Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh in the evening […]

NC wakes up on Hari Singh resolution two days later

NC wakes up on Hari Singh resolution two days later

Jammu: The opposition National Conference on Friday staged walkout from the legislative council against the passage of resolution recommending state holiday on the birth anniversary of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh. The NC described the passage of the resolution as undemocratic and demanded rejection of it. As the house proceedings commenced, the NC legislators […]

Teachers volunteered for night duty, says MoS

Teachers volunteered for night duty, says MoS

JAMMU: The upper house legislators of the opposition National Conference (NC) and Congress on Thursday staged a walkout from over the “failure” of the government in providing the real facts on the teacher’s status and responsibility for the safety of schools they work in. They said the concerned minister did not offer satisfactory answer to […]

Drabu presents tech-savvy Budget

Drabu presents tech-savvy Budget

Jammu: Finance minister Haseeb Drabu presented his third Budget on Wednesday, introducing it as “a computerised budgeting system known as ‘Budget Estimation, Allocation and Monitoring System (BEAMS)’.” “As soon as the budget is released, the departments can allocate funds to their field officers through this system,” he said. “The overall technological revolution in banking and […]

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Jammu: Former chief minister and PDP patron late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed was responsible for eroding the autonomy of J&K and the massacres carried out by government forces in the early 90s, National Conference legislator from Budgam Aga Ruhula said. Speaking in the assembly during a discussion on the governor’s address, Aga said, “Chief minister Mehbooba […]

Uprising dominates legislature on day 1

Uprising dominates legislature on day 1

Jammu: Opposition’s protest against the killing of as many as 100 protesters during the uprising triggered in July by the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani and several repressive measures taken by the government to put down the revolt, dominated the first day of the Budget Session of the assembly on Monday. The pandemonium created […]

Two killed in accident at Vesu Qazigund

QAZIGUND: A mother son duo was killed after the bike they were traveling on was hit by a truck at Vesu Qazigund. The two have been identified as Azad Ahmad Ganie and Kurshi Begum hailing from BK Pors harnu Shopian police said. According to locals the truck bearing number JK02-AQ 7387 was heading to Srinagar […]

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