Former executive engineer in Vigilance net

Srinagar: Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) has registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act on outcome of verification into the allegations that PHE Rural Mechanical Division Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal had purchased 13 No. of trivectro meters at an exorbitant rate. The investigation by VOK concluded that the erstwhile Executive Engineer PHE Rural Mechanical Division […]

7 residential houses gutted in Pulwama fire

7 residential houses gutted in Pulwama fire

PULWAMA: At least seven houses were damaged in a massive fire in south Kashmir’s Pulwama town on Tuesday. Officials told Kashmir Reader that seven residential houses were damaged in a massive blaze that engulfed in Dalipora area of Pulwama town. Seven residential houses were damaged while some shops were partially damaged in the incident, officials […]

Another army camp comes up in Shopian, people protest

Another army camp comes up in Shopian, people protest

SHOPIAN: Adding to its presence in Shopian district, Army has set up another camp at Dachoo, Nagbal village, barely a kilometer from the existing garrison at Dobipora. Earlier three newly garrisons were set up by army at three different villages of the district. Villagers from Dachoo protested the setting up of the camp near their […]

Delhi court denies bail to Shabir Shah

Delhi court denies bail to Shabir Shah

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Tuesday denied bail to senior Hurriyat leader Shabir Shah, who was arrested in a decade-old money laundering case for alleged terror financing. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma denied the relief to Shah, who is currently in judicial custody, after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said that he was not needed […]

Counselling cells must in schools, colleges: Minister

Counselling cells must in schools, colleges: Minister

SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Tuesday said establishment of counseling cells in educational institutions is imperative for students’ guidance and the government is keen to establish such centres at an earliest. He said setting up of counseling cells would lead to massive participation of students in education reforms. Through this setup, the […]

Bhang cultivation destroyed in Ganderbal

Bhang cultivation destroyed in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Police destroyed bhang cultivation spread over 20 kanals of land in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. A police official said that Ganderbal police has launched a special drive headed against the contraband crops, and destroyed bung cultivation spread over a vast patch of land at village Khana Harran, Bamloora, Serch and Banday Bagh areas during […]