GAD, JK police websites not updated

GAD, JK police websites not updated

SRINAGAR: Web portals of two prominent government departments display sorry state of affairs as none of them has up-to-date information in all its sections. A curious look at the website of General Administration Department (GAD) shows that its website does not contain information in many sections. A click on the hyperlink of the cadre strength […]

Mehbooba grieved over Atiqa Bano’s demise

Mehbooba grieved over Atiqa Bano’s demise

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the passing away of noted educationist, heritage activist and former Director, Education and Libraries, Atiqa Bano, who breathed her last yesterday evening at Sopore. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister, who is also the President of J&K Academy of Art, Culture & […]

Elementary Training College scam: HC aghast over sluggish investigation

Elementary Training College scam: HC aghast over sluggish investigation

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to submit an updated status report of the investigations in ETT (Elementary Training colleges) scam. The court also directed the state to file an updated chart indicating the institutions which have been closed and those permitted to function. The cousel representing the […]

Court asks Women’s college to hear employees disengaged on allegations of stealing answer sheets

Court asks Women’s college to hear employees disengaged on allegations of stealing answer sheets

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High court has directed state government to allow representation from former need based employees of Government College for Women, M A Road, who were disengaged from services on allegations of stealing answer scripts of B.A. Final examination from the college in July. The court directed the college authorities and state […]

Court dismisses govt order of managing religious places

Court dismisses govt order of managing religious places

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court dismissed a government order to look after religious places/temples by stating that the government has no power to take over management of religious places by way of an executive order but can do so by bringing legislation. A single bench of Justice Sanjeev Kumar while referring to the […]

Lean days for Kashmiri labourers and a busy autumn for outsiders

Lean days for Kashmiri labourers and a busy autumn for outsiders

Sopore: On a sunny autumn morning, hundreds of Kashmiri labourers wait patiently on either side of the road near Sopore town’s old government bus stand to get picked up for work. Most days are not equally promising for them for at least half will return home for the day without being selected. On the other […]

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