HC asks for status report on State Cancer Institute

HC asks for status report on State Cancer Institute

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday sought a status report from the state government with regard to progress of work on the State Cancer Institute, within two weeks. The court sought a report indicating the cost of construction of the new block meant for treatment of cancer patients, the time frame fixed for completion […]

HC hauls up authorities over illegal coaching centres

HC hauls up authorities over illegal coaching centres

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed state authorities to implement its directions and regulate the running of registered coaching and tuition centres in the state. The court passed the direction after it was informed that despite various directions from the court, there is no proper check of illegal coaching, nor any record of […]

Report on food safety measures filed in HC

Report on food safety measures filed in HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday sought response within one week from the Amicus Curaie on the report filed by Food Safety Commissioner J&K on the matter of food adulteration. A division bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Sanjeev Kumar sought response from counsel Bashir Ahmed Bashir, who is acting as Amicus […]

SHRC notice to leading schools on admission procedures and reserved seats

SHRC notice to leading schools on admission procedures and reserved seats

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to leading schools of Srinagar city asking them to file detailed compliance reports on issues pertaining to admission procedure and reserved seats for poor children. The Commission sought the reports from heads of schools within two weeks. The notices have been sent to Presentation Convent, […]

HC okays high-altitude livestock disease lab in Gulmarg

HC okays high-altitude livestock disease lab in Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has granted permission to Sheep and Animal Husbandry Department for constructing a High-Altitude Disease Investigation Laboratory at Gulmarg. The court has granted permission by directing the department to carry out construction in accordance with the permission granted by the concerned authorities and has made it clear to the authorities that […]

SHRC asks for report on unscheduled power cuts

SHRC asks for report on unscheduled power cuts

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday directed the Chief Engineer of Power Development Department (PDD) to file a report answering why unscheduled and irregular power cuts take place during winter season in Kashmir. The SHRC headed by Retired Justice Bilal Nazki directed the PDD officer to specify as to why power cuts […]

Evict unauthorised occupants from govt residences: HC

Evict unauthorised occupants from govt residences: HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed that unauthorised occupants, including former ministers and legislators, be evicted from the official accommodation allotted to them. The court directed the Secretary, Estates Department, to file details of state functionaries to whom official accommodation has been allotted, along with a list of unauthorised occupants. The court held […]

SHRC seeks report on ‘torture’ of Ganderbal cousins

SHRC seeks report on ‘torture’ of Ganderbal cousins

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Tuesday issued a notice to Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ganderbal asking them to file a report about alleged torture of two persons at Warapahow, Ganderbal by army on November 6. The notice was issued in response of the petition filed by rights activist Muhammad […]

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