20 officers elevated as Directors in Planning Department

20 officers elevated as Directors in Planning Department

Srinagar: The Government on Thursday ordered promotion of Incharge Directors and Joint Directors of J&K Economics& Statistics Gazetted service to the special scale (Directors). The officers who have been promoted as Directors include Harjeet Singh Arora, Parvaiz Sajad Kakroo, Rakesh Jamwal, Veena Kumari Thapar, AHQadiri, Omera Jan Mir, Farooq Ahmad Yasvi, Zulfkar Ali Banday, Mohammad […]

Sri Lanka releases new map with China-backed port city projects

Sri Lanka releases new map with China-backed port city projects

Colombo: Sri Lanka today released its new map by incorporating major development projects undertaken in the island country over the past few years, including the Chinese built port city and the strategically-important Hambantota port. The map was released by the Department of Survey General in the presence of the Minister of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms […]

Have to take 2 steps back for a big leap: Rajnath on bypoll

Have to take 2 steps back for a big leap: Rajnath on bypoll

Bhopal: With the BJP facing reverses in bypolls to Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said one has to take two steps backward before a big leap. Asked about the BJP’s performance in the by-elections to 11 Assembly and four Lok Sabha seats in various states ahead of next year’s general […]

Trial in Kathua case begins in Pathankot

Trial in Kathua case begins in Pathankot

Pathankot (Punjab): The trial in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua began here today with seven of the eight accused being produced before the district and sessions judge after after the Supreme Court shifted the hearing outside Jammu and Kashmir. After hearing arguments and counter arguments, the court asked the prosecution to […]

26 kg poppy seized in Udhampur, 2 held: Police

26 kg poppy seized in Udhampur, 2 held: Police

Jammu: Two inter-state narcotic smugglers were arrested and 26 kg of poppy was seized from their possession in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district today, police said. Based on a tip-off, a police party intercepted a truck at Dhar road in Udhampur and during its search seized 26 kg of poppy, a police officer said. Following […]

Bypoll results reflect anger against Modi govt: Kejriwal

Bypoll results reflect anger against Modi govt: Kejriwal

New Delhi: With the BJP facing a drubbing in the bypolls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said it reflects the anger against the Modi government. The Aam Aadmi Party leader said until now the people were asking who was the alternative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but results state that they want to remove […]

Vigilance books police officer on corruption charges

Vigilance books police officer on corruption charges

Srinagar: Vigilance Organization registered a formal case against Mehmood Khan, Sub-Inspector, then SHO Police Station Manjakote, Rajouri vide FIR No. 15/2018 u/s 5(1)(d) read with section 5(2) J&K P.C Act Svt. 2006 at P/S VOJ on Thursday, on the basis of verification conducted into the written complaint lodged by Muneer Hussain S/O Shri Panda Khan […]

People missing ‘educated PM’ like Manmohan, says Kejriwal

People missing ‘educated PM’ like Manmohan, says Kejriwal

New Delhi: Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said people were missing an “educated prime minister” like Manmohan Singh. The former prime minister was the target of Kejriwal’s anti-graft campaign during the 2013 Delhi Assembly polls and the Lok Sabha polls the following year. “People missing an […]

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