Nepotism and unpaid wages rule at R&B dept, staffers allege

Nepotism and unpaid wages rule at R&B dept, staffers allege

SRINAGAR: ‘Away from the glare of conflict, nothing seems to be right at the Right River Circular Road division (RRCR) of the Roads and Building (R&B) department, Srinagar, located at Kaka Sarai. Spending a few hours at the division, talking to lower-rank officials and daily-wage workers, the impression that strongly emerges is more of a […]

Traders, transporters march against relocation of General Bus Stand

Traders, transporters march against relocation of General Bus Stand

SRINAGAR: All Traders Joint Coordination Committee, an amalgam trade bodies in Batamloo, Thursday took out a march to protest the J&K Government’s decision to shift the general bus stand to Parimpora. Traders and transporters are on strike since September 5 when the Srinagar Development Authority accompanied by Jammu and Kashmir police sealed the Batmaloo bus […]

Anganwari workers to ‘intensify’ protest unless demands met

Anganwari workers to ‘intensify’ protest unless demands met

SRINAGAR: Dozens of their Anganwari workers on Thursday came to support their colleagues who are on a hunger strike in press enclave in Lal Chowk, pressing for humane wages and regularisation. Several of the workers were detained by police on Wednesday. Enraged, more workers were willing to join the hunger strike after the detainees were […]

Chief Justice inaugurates JK’s maiden e-court

Chief Justice inaugurates JK’s maiden e-court

SRINAGAR: In a move towards the digitization of judiciary, the first paperless e-court Srinagar (Wing) in the State was inaugurated today here at High Court Srinagar. The court will start functioning from Monday and will use digitized case records thereby bringing down paper and space required to maintain the records. Chief Justice of J&K High […]

On international peace day Geelani stresses on equality and justice

On international peace day Geelani stresses on equality and justice

SRINAGAR: Making a fervent appeal on “International Peace Day’’ Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Thursday said that human beings will not benefit from the real peace, unless equality and justice related to human rights are respected and worked out. Expressing concern over the “appalling” situation the entire human community was facing, Geelani said that […]

Muharram an opportunity to learn from history of Islam: Mirwaiz

Muharram an opportunity to learn from history of Islam: Mirwaiz

Greets Muslims on new Islamic year Srinagar: Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has greeted the Muslims of the world in general and of Jammu and Kashmir in particular on the beginning of New Year of Hijri Calendar-1439. Mirwaiz said the first month of Islamic Calendar Muharram reminds the believers to have self introspection of […]

Doctors abandon AYUSH Center, leave patients in lurch

Doctors abandon AYUSH Center, leave patients in lurch

Srinagar: Hundreds of patients were left waiting for doctors at Ayurveda Yoga and Naturopathy Unani Siddha and Homeopathic (AYUSH) unit in Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial (JLNM )hospital, Rainawari, as the medics were engaged in preparations for reception of a minister. Hordes of patients arrived at the hospital throughout the day, many of them on the advance […]

Police detain protesting Anganwari workers

Police detain protesting Anganwari workers

Protests continue Srinagar: Police on Wednesday detained several Anganwari workers who are on a hunger strike since Monday pressing for their demand for regularization of services and hike in wages. Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that a police party arrived at the Press Enclave at 8am and asked the Anganwari workers to report at the Kothibagh […]

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