HC orders removal of 200 illegal structures in Parimpora

HC orders removal of 200 illegal structures in Parimpora

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered the removal of about 200 illegal residential structures at Barthana Parimpora in the outskirts of Srinagar city. Hearing a petition, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey directed the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar to submit action-taken report by July 26. […]

Asrar Murder Case: Recoveries verified, items found missing

Asrar Murder Case: Recoveries verified, items found missing

Srinagar: The recoveries in the sensational murder of a city boy Asrar Mushtaq Dar in 2009 by his two friends were verified in a subordinate court on Thursday. The prosecution as well as the defense counsel checked the list of items recovered by the police in the presence of investigating officer, Muzaffar Ahmad. The list […]

Quash clandestine appointments in NIT during 2016 unrest, demand employees

Quash clandestine appointments in NIT during 2016 unrest, demand employees

Srinagar: Non-teaching staff at National Institute of Technology (NIT) on Thursday held a protest demonstration in the lawns of the deemed university. The employees were protesting against the present administration and accused them of working against the interests of the employees. The protesting employees said that there was no mechanism to redress the grievances, the […]

Has Tasaduq Mufti taken over as proxy CM: NC

Has Tasaduq Mufti taken over as proxy CM: NC

SRINAGAR : National Conference on Thursday asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to clarify if her brother, Tasaduq Mufti had taken over as the “proxy chief minister” of the state, and asked the government and the Chief Secretary to clarify under what administrative authority was Tasaduq “summoning senior officers, Principals and HODs to his meetings”. “The […]

FPEU protests new licences

FPEU protests new licences

SRINAGAR: Many employees associated with the Fair Price Employees’ Union were arrested by police on Wednesday. The employees protested issuance of new licences for fair price shops and shouted slogans against the government. Jehanghir Bhat, vice president of the union, said that the government neglected the cabinet decision of 2014 which said that the fair […]

Asrar murder case: recoveries to be verified

Asrar murder case: recoveries to be verified

SRINAGAR: A court in Srinagar on Wednesday directed prosecution and defense counsel to be present at 10 am at sadder court Lal Chowk to check list of items recovered by police in Asrar murder case. The court also passed direction to investigating officer Muzaffar Ahmed to exhibit documental proof of the items recovered and direction […]

Students have right to protest but not on streets, says Bukhari

Students have right to protest but not on streets, says Bukhari

SRINAGAR: Education minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Wednesday defended the students’ right to stage protests but asked them to express their resentment within the confines of schools without hitting streets. He said no teacher has backed the recent student unrest and there was no proposal to identify any teacher in this regard. “I admit that […]

Private schools must look inward, improve quality and infrastructure

Private schools must look inward, improve quality and infrastructure

SRINAGAR: While private sector is seen as a major contributor to education in Jammu and Kashmir, government is concerned that profit making was taking priority over quality of education in private schools. At an education conclave organised by the joint committee of private schools at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre here, secretary education Farooq Ahmad Shah […]

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