Jourian (Jammu): Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Thursday courted a fresh controversy by accusing the state’s political leaders of wanting to get “youths killed” to “blackmail” Delhi and keep it “under pressure”. Addressing a Kissan Mela here in Akhnoor, the governor also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ready to give everything that […]
Dehradun: Over 3.5 lakh government employees in Uttarakhand went on a mass holiday on Thursday in support of their 10-point charter of demands, including a hike in housing allowance and timely promotions. Essential and emergency services like health, roadways, power and water supply were kept out of the ambit of the protest. Taking a tough […]
Srinagar:The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Thursday ordered creation of WhatsaApp groups of parents in every school to make them aware about the activities taking place there. An order issued by the DSEK named the school heads as admins of these WhatsApp groups and asked them to “share all academic/non-academic activities on these groups […]
Srinagar:Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday convened a meeting of its Majlis-e-Shoora, at his Hyderpora residence cum office to discuss overall political situation, a handout said. The participants expressed grave concern over the deteriorating condition of Kashmiri prisoners in and outside the state, particularly Tihar jail, it said. “Despite repeated statements and […]
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Economic reconstruction agency (ERA) has imposed a penalty of Rs two crore on the contractor, M/S Simplex Infrastructure Limited (SIL), executing work on the Jehangir Chowk–Rambagh Flyover for missing deadline. A statement the ERA said M/s SIL has been penalized for its failure to complete the Phase II of Rambagh – […]
Srinagar: JK government on Thursday formed a panel led by administrative secretary of Health and Medical Education department to check the feasibility of delinking SKIMS Medical College, Bemina from SKIMS Soura. The panel will have seven members, read a government order.
Shopian: Amid heavy snowfall, government forces launched a massive cordon and search operation at Thokerpora village of southern Kashmir’s district Shopian. Locals informed that all exit and entry points were sealed as heavy contingent of forces laid siege to the village. Thokerpora villages has 30 households situated in Nagbal area of district.
Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) spokesman, Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam who was under detention at Tihar jail was allowed to meet his family after being granted custody parole by court. He was granted parole after her wife Nuzhat Shah suffered stroke. Shah told KNS that the New Delhi police and J&K police was accompanying Shahid and was allowed to […]
Srinagar: After promising setting up of Truth and Reconciliation committee and a resolution to grant autonomy in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference Vice president Omar Abdullah on Thursday promised to revoke Public Safety Act (PSA) if voted to power in the coming assembly elections. “The revocation of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) needs discussion […]
Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau in south Kashmir filed a case under anti-graft law against the former Chief Medical Officer Kulgam and health department officials for insuring loss to state exchequer and misusing their position in giving undue benefits to a supplier. According to an official handout, during investigations it was found that equipments for operation theaters/labour […]