Last time J&K govt archived records? Not since 1985

Last time J&K govt archived records? Not since 1985

SRINAGAR: Contrary to all record-keeping practice, it has been 30 years since the Jammu and Kashmir government has archived a single government document, apart from transfer orders. Director, Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Mohammad Shafi Zahid told Kashmir Reader that no government department has sent any document, be it policy, decision or anything else, since 1985 […]

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed authorities to submit copy of inventory along with photographs of artifacts housed in new building of Sri Pratap Singh (SPS) Museum here. In case the inventory has not been prepared so far, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey […]

Barge gifted to Maharaja by Queen is now a waste bin

Barge gifted to Maharaja by Queen is now a waste bin

SRINAGAR: On ‘world heritage day’, a barge of Kashmiri autocratic ruler Maharaja Ranbir Singh preserved at SPS Museum here was used as dustbin during a heritage conservation event on Tuesday. The barge, locally known as ‘agan boat’ was gifted to Ranbir by the queen Victoria. It had all the accumulated waste of food packets and […]