JKECC calls for immediate regularisation of temporary government employees, releasing their wages

JKECC calls for immediate regularisation of temporary government employees, releasing their wages

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Employees Coordination Committee (JKECC)on Thursday said that the government should regularise all the daily wagers,casual labours and other temporary employees who are working in the differentdepartments across the Jammu and Kashmir from 15 years and release their pending wages immediately. Addressing a press conference here at Kashmir Press ClubSrinagar, President of […]

Casual workers in government departments seek regularization prior to fresh recruitments

Casual workers in government departments seek regularization prior to fresh recruitments

SRINAGAR: The casual workers and daily wagers working in different departments on Tuesday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding regularisation of their services before any fresh recruitment in the departments. These workers from various demanding assembled here inside the premises of Public Health Engineering (PHE) division Kothibagh under the banners of the Jammu […]

Cab operators protest, seek permission to ply on Srinagar-Jammu highway again

Cab operators protest, seek permission to ply on Srinagar-Jammu highway again

SRINAGAR: Cab operators who ply from Srinagar to Jammu on Saturday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding that the government allow their vehicles to ferry passengers from Srinagar to Jammu. Scores of drivers operating the cab service from TRC Taxi Stand Srinagar assembled here in Press enclave, chanting slogans in favour of their […]

Polytechnic engineering students demand mass promotion, instead of exams

Polytechnic engineering students demand mass promotion, instead of exams

SRINAGAR: Polytechnic engineering students on Thursday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding the mass promotion in their second-semester. Scores of students assembled here in the Press enclave chanting the slogans in favor of their demands. Sadaf, one of the protesting students of the 2nd semester said that we are protesting against the notification […]

Hike in passenger fare adds to people’s miseries in difficult times

Hike in passenger fare adds to people’s miseries in difficult times

Srinagar: The transport department’s order to hike by 30% the passenger fare for stage transport vehicles has not gone down well with people, who are demanding the order be revoked considering the financial hardships they are facing due to the Covid-19 situation. People from various areas of Kashmir valley said that the hike of 30% […]

Ten months on, in-charge lecturers wait for posting in Valley

Ten months on, in-charge lecturers wait for posting in Valley

Srinagar: For more than ten months, the school education department in Kashmir has not issued orders of posting for teachers promoted as in-charge lecturers. This was stated by scores of teachers who staged a protest here to press the department to issue orders for their posting. Scores of the lecturers from various districts of Kashmir […]

Blacktopping of roads begin, 400 kilometre stretch to be macadamised in Srinagar this year

Blacktopping of roads begin, 400 kilometre stretch to be macadamised in Srinagar this year

Srinagar: The department of Roads and buildings (R&B) has started blacktopping work of arterial after the works remained suspended last year following abrogation of Article 370. Chief Engineer R&B department Sami Arif confirmed that the macadamisation work of the main roads has started across Kashmir 10 days ago. He said that a thousand kilometre of […]

MeT predicts rains in Valley

MeT predicts rains in Valley

SRINAGAR: The Meteorological centre Srinagar has predicted light rain and thunderstorm in most of the places of Kashmir during the next 24 hours. Deputy Director of Met Centre, Mukhtar Ahmad told the Kashmir Reader that there are chances of the light rain and thunderstorm in most of the areas of the Kashmir valley. “However, chances […]

Health centre in Beerwah without doctor for 11 months

Health centre in Beerwah without doctor for 11 months

BUDGAM: While the government is strengthening the health care system across Kashmir valley to fight with Covid-19, the New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) at Chewdara village in Beerwah tehsil, Budgam district, is still without a doctor for the past 11 months. This is the only health centre for seven villages including Chewdara, Ohangam, Meerpora, […]

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