J&K Govt Ends Physical Verification For New Appointees, To Be Done Online From Next Month

Srinagar: J&K administration has done away with the physical verification on first appointment to any position in the government which shall now be processed digitally through a specially designed web portal and shall be completed within a month’s time. “A web based application “Employee Verification System” (EVS) has been developed by the Government of Jammu […]

MeT predicts ‘brief’ rain spell today, widespread showers with gusty winds tomorrow

Srinagar: Weatherman on Saturday said that a brief spell of rain and thunderstorm “may” occur at scattered places of Jammu and Kashmir mainly towards late afternoon and evening even as temperature recorded a drop. “Currently weather is generally cloudy at most places of Kashmir, hilly areas of Jammu and fair to partly cloudy in plains […]

Day 2: Rescue operation continues to locate missing persons in Ramban tunnel collapse

Ramban: Authorities resumed rescue operation on Saturday early morning to trace nine persons who went missing after an under-construction tunnel near Khoni Nallah area of Ramban district collapsed Thursday night, officials said. “Rescue operation for nine missing persons who are believed to be trapped inside debris at Khooni Nallah adit tunnel site has began at […]

Militant killed along LoC in Tangdhar: Police

Militant killed along LoC in Tangdhar: Police

Srinagar: A heavily armed militant was killed along Line of Control in Tangdhar village of Kupwara on Friday, a police official said. It said that an infiltration bid was foiled in Tangdhar village and troops killed one militant from whom a large cache of narcotics, arms and ammunition were recovered. The official said that at […]

Delimitation panel’s order comes into effect

Delimitation panel’s order comes into effect

New Delhi: The orders of the Delimitation Commission which redrew the assembly and parliamentary constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir will “take effect” from May 20, the Law Ministry said. The panel’s two orders — one of March 14 dealing with the number of constituencies reserved for various categories and the second of May 5 dealing […]

Prof Nilofar Khan takes charge as KU’s first woman VC

Prof Nilofar Khan takes charge as KU’s first woman VC

Says NEP implementation, international tie-ups among priorities Srinagar: Professor Nilofar Khan took over as the first woman Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir on Friday. A distinguished academician and administrator, Prof Nilofar has a teaching experience of more than 30 years and has served the Kashmir University’s corporate life in several important academic and administrative […]

Drone threat, sticky bombs in focus as IGP chairs Amarnath Yatra security meet

Drone threat, sticky bombs in focus as IGP chairs Amarnath Yatra security meet

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar Friday visited South Kashmir and reviewed the forthcoming SANJY-2022 arrangements and other security measures. He was accompanied by DIG SKR Anantnag Abdul Jabbar. On the occasion, IGP Kashmir chaired a meeting to review the SANJY-2022 arrangements and other security measures put in place to ensure safe and […]

Kothi Bagh Police Station gutted in fire

Kothi Bagh Police Station gutted in fire

Srinagar: Days after traffic police headquarters suffered damages in a fire incident, Kothi Bagh Police Station lying backside of the headquarters was gutted in an overnight blaze in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Srinagar police tweeted that the damage due to the fire mishap took place to SP, SDPO chambers, allied offices and barracks on the first […]

Delimitation commission’s order come into effect from today

Srinagar: In a significant development, the delimitation commission’s order on Jammu & Kashmir’s electoral segments has come into effect from Friday as the Government of India issued a notification in this regard. The Union Ministry of Law and Justice on Friday issued a notification declaring May 20 as the date on which the order of […]

Infiltration bid foiled in Tangdhar Kupwara, 01 militant killed: Officials

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed by security forces during infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday, officials said. Official sources said that an unidentified militant was killed during infiltration bid in Tangdhar area by Army’s 3/9 GR. As this report was being filed operation in the area was still […]