Elections in J&K to be held in transparent manner; nobody can hijack democracy now: LG Manoj Sinha

Budgam: Stating that the security forces have been given clear-cut directions “not to touch any innocent”, Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday said elections in J&K will be held in a transparent manner first time and nobody will be allowed to “hijack democracy” as seen in the past. Addressing a public gathering at […]

Driver found mysteriously dead inside truck in Qazigund

Qazigund: A truck driver was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Dalwach area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. An official said that the man identified as Tarsem Lal son of Mashu Ram of Kathua was found hanging inside his truck. “His body has been shifted to emergency hospital Qazigund for medical […]

Coordinated security grid to be put in place for successful Amarnath Yatra this year: IG BSF Kashmir frontier

Srinaga: Inspector General of BSF Kashmir frontier Ashok Yadav Saturday said that a “coordinated security response grid” will be in place to ensure incident-free Amarnath Yatra while melting of snow may open traditional infiltration routes along the LoC. He, however, said that BSF along with other security agencies will ensure all possible infiltration bids are […]

After days of rain, mainly clear weather forecast in J&K till June 12

Srinagar: The weather is finally going to be “mainly clear” even though the possibility of late afternoon and evening showers have not been ruled out completely, according to the latest forecast by the meteorological department here on Saturday. The weather department said that farmers can carry out farm operations till June 12. “Mainly clear is […]

Dr Pawan Kotwal is new Advisor to LG, Ladakh

SRINAGAR – The government of India on Friday ordered transfer and postings of two IAS officers of AGMUT cadre with immediate effect. According to an order, the government ordered that Umang Narula has been transferred from lLadakh as to Delhi ,while Dr. Pawan Kotwal has been posted as Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Ladakh. Reader correspondentkashmirreader.com

J&K govt constitutes district-level panels on disabilities

Srinagar’: In a significant move, the administration of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir has constituted district- level committees on disability to advise the district authorities on matters relating to rehabilitation and empowerment of persons with disabilities. The Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, M. Iqbal Line on Friday announced that J&K government has set- […]

J&K Waqf Board orders re-designation of posts of 323 employees

Srinagar: The Waqf Board on Friday ordered re-designation of the posts of 323 employees, who have failed to submit a genuine 10th pass academic qualification certificate till date. According to an order issued by Executive Magistrate Tehsildar, Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-din, J&K Waqf Board, the J&K Waqf Board has recruited, engaged several categories of employees over the […]

Load carrier driver dies in Shopian road

Srinagar’: A load carrier driver died after his vehicle collided with another in Vehil area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday. An official said that the load carrier collided with another vehicle near Vehil, resulting in injuries to the driver of load carrier. He said that the driver was shifted to a nearby hospital […]

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