Gang printing fake currency notes busted in Jammu, 2 held

Gang printing fake currency notes busted in Jammu, 2 held

Jammu: Police on Saturday busted a gang involved in printing of fake currency and arrested two people, recovering fake banknotes with face value of nearly Rs four lakh in different denominations in Jammu region. Two persons have been arrested and Rs 3.98 lakh in fake currency has been recovered from them apart from a printer […]

Policeman who threw shoe at Omar passes away

Policeman who threw shoe at Omar passes away

Bandipora: Policeman Abdul Ahad Jan, who shot into fame after hurling a shoe at former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on August 15, 2010, passed away Saturday. A resident of Ajas, Bandipora, Jan suffered a kidney failure, which his family accuses was the outcome of torture during his arrest after the shoe hurling incident. The slogans […]

Residents protest lack of doctors at PHC Kalantara

Residents protest lack of doctors at PHC Kalantara

BARAMULLA: The people of Kalantara area of Kreeri in Baramulla district on Saturday staged a protest in front of Public Health Centre Kalantara alleging non-availability of doctors and other important facilities at the health centre. The protestors alleged that two posts of doctors were vacant from a long time at the health centre forcing the […]

DEO Shopian seeks objections over delimitation draft proposal

DEO Shopian seeks objections over delimitation draft proposal

SHOPIAN: District Election Officer Shopian has asked the public to register their objections, if any, regarding the draft proposal of delimitation of Panchayat Halqas by February 23, 2017. The DEO said that in view of the forthcoming Panchayat Elections-2017, a chart of pre-election activity with timeline for delimitation has been framed by Chief Electoral Officer, […]

Man dies in road accident

Man dies in road accident

Ganderbal: A middle-aged man riding a scooty met with an accident in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district resulting in his on spot death. According to police an unidentified vehicle hit the scooty JKO1R-0687 at Nunar Ganderbal on Srinagar-Leh highway resulting into on the spot death of Mohammad Shafi Wani a resident of Manigam Ganderbal. Police said […]

Governor asks CM to act on Vigilance Commission reports

Governor asks CM to act on Vigilance Commission reports

JAMMU: Expressing regret  over the continued failure of state government to act on the reports furnished by the State Vigilance Commission (SVC) for past several years Governor NN Vohra has written to the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti seeking action on the SVC recommendation without any delay, an official spokesman said here Friday. Vohra remarked that […]

SVC orders action against Pampore MC, revenue officials

SVC orders action against Pampore MC, revenue  officials

Jammu: The State Vigilance Commission (SVC) has directed deputy commissioner Pulwama to initiate action against the officials of the Municipal Committee (MC) Pampore and asked him to submit action taken report to the Commission by the first week of March. The SVC considered the report submitted by the Executive Officer, MC Pampore, in response to […]

No Ujala for government offices

No Ujala for government offices

By Riyaz Bhat SRINAGAR: While the government is promoting energy efficient technology by distributing subsidized LED lamps among public under GOI’s UJALA scheme, there seems to be no policy for energy efficiency in the government sector itself. The J&K government has so far distributed more than 55 lakh LED bulbs under Ujala Scheme in collaboration […]