No plan to set up Pandit townships in Kashmir, says GoI

No plan to set up Pandit townships in Kashmir, says GoI

Jammu: The Government of India (GoI) has no plan to set up composite townships for displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, according to an RTI reply. The home ministry’s reply came in response to a query on the matter by social worker Rohit Choudhary. Ram Krishna Swarnakar, director in the home ministry, said, “This ministry […]

Anantnag by-poll: HC asks MHA to explain reasons for delay in elections

Anantnag by-poll: HC asks MHA to explain reasons for delay in elections

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday granted two weeks time to Indian ministry of home affairs to explain as to why the election has not been conducted in the Anantnag parliamentary constituency. The constituency is vacant for a period of more than a year. A single bench of Justice Tashi Rabstan sought […]

Doctors’ overstay at Anantnag hospital mars smooth functioning

Doctors’ overstay at Anantnag hospital mars smooth functioning

Anantnag: The functioning of district hospital remains below par in Anantnag town due to overstay of several influential doctors who have continuously averted their transfers. The practice has led to flourishing of private practice and thriving nexus between doctors and pharmaceutical companies. The transfer policy of the Health department clearly states that a doctor should […]

Bridge beam collapses during construction in Uri

Bridge beam collapses during construction in Uri

Baramulla: An under-construction bridge in Uri suffered damage when one of its giant iron beams fell down few days ago. The bridge at Peerniyan area in Uri has been under construction for last nine years, and would connect villages of Bimyar and Pehipora. According to local residents, the iron beam got detached from the cable […]

Mehbooba asks for scientific mapping of custodian assets

Mehbooba asks for scientific mapping of custodian assets

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday asked the Custodian Department to undertake mapping of its assets through scientific means including Geo tagging to protect these on a long-term basis. Chairing a review meeting of the Department here, the Chief Minister regretted that the assets of the Department have got encroached in the past and directed […]

On JRL call, JKLF stages sit-in protest in Srinagar

On JRL call, JKLF stages sit-in protest in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: On the call of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) staged a sit-in protest in Lalchowk against the forces excesses in north, south Kashmir and in solidarity with ailing leaders lodged Delhi jails. In a press statement, JKLF spokesperson said ‘that atrocities and military oppression in southern and northern districts of […]

Tasaduq Mufti advocates health insurance cover for poor

Tasaduq Mufti advocates health insurance cover for poor

JAMMU: Coordinator Chief Ministers Grievances Cell, Tasaduq Hussain Mufti Friday suggested department of Health & Medical Education to consider devising an health insurance policy on the analogy of Rashtriya Swasth Bima Yojana (RSBY). The official handout said that it will help poor patients to bear expenses on account of their treatment for serious ailments in […]

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