LG Sinha for free and fair DDC, local body polls

Instructs DCs, SPs to ensure free movement of candidates of all parties

LG Sinha for free and fair DDC, local body polls

  JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor J&K, Manoj Sinha on Wednesday reviewed the election preparedness for the ensuing District Development Council (DDC) election and by-elections for Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies (ULB) in a high-level meeting with Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, and Superintendents of Police through video-conferencing, here at Civil Secretariat. A government handout said that divisional […]

KU, CUK organise joint conference on NEP-2020

VCs, experts bat for early implementation of key provisions

KU, CUK organise joint conference on NEP-2020

    Srinagar: The University of Kashmir and the Central University of Kashmir jointly organised on Wednesday a seminar-cum-webinar on implementation of the National Education Policy-2020 in the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. KU Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad presided over the national-level conference, organised by the departments of Education of the two universities to identify […]

J&K Bank PO exam: Around 6000 appear in first phase

J&K Bank PO exam: Around 6000 appear in first phase

Srinagar: Around 6000 aspirants appeared for the first phase of online preliminary examinations for the posts of Probationary Officer (PO) in J&K Bank on the first day. Over 56,000 aspirants are appearing in the exams at thirty-nine centres spread across Jammu and Kashmir and in rest of India. The online exams are held directly by […]

489 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,264

489 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,264

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 489 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 1,07,819. Out of the total cases, 1,00,892 have already recovered and 1,663 have died leaving a total of 5,264 active cases as on date, the government’s media bulletin reads. Of the cases reported today, 225 were reported in Kashmir […]

PDP condemns Waheed Parra’s arrest ahead of DDC polls, terms it ‘meddling into electoral process’

PDP condemns Waheed Parra’s arrest ahead of DDC polls, terms it ‘meddling into electoral process’

Srinagar: People’s Democratic Party on Wednesday condemned the arrest of its youth President, Waheed ur Rehman Parra by the NIA ahead of the maiden DDC election in J&K. Parra was to contest the election from his home constituency Pulwama, but was arrested by the NIA on Wednesday in a militancy case that saw the arrest […]

J&K admin issues avalanche warning in 11 districts of J&K, Leh in Ladakh

J&K admin issues avalanche warning in 11 districts of J&K, Leh in Ladakh

  Srinagar: The J&K Disaster Management Authority on Wednesday issued avalanche warning for eleven districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Leh district of Ladakh. The Disaster Management in a handout issued Medium danger (yellow alert) avalanche warning has been issued for higher reaches of District Kishtwar, Kupwara and Bandipora districts. Besides, a low danger (yellow […]

BJP unnerved by PAGD’s election call; Roshni list ploy to divert people’s attention: Mehbooba in south Kashmir

BJP unnerved by PAGD’s election call; Roshni list ploy to divert people’s attention: Mehbooba in south Kashmir

  Shopian: Former chief minister and People’s Democratic Party chief, Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said that BJP was unnerved over the PAGD’s decision of joining the DDC poll fray and the alliance candidates “are barred from campaigning” in south Kashmir for the same reason. Talking to reporters at Zainapora in south Kashmir’s Shopian, the PDP chief […]

Junaid Matoo re-elected Mayor SMC

Junaid Matoo re-elected Mayor SMC

Srinagar: Junaid Azim Mattu returned as the mayor of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday, less than six months after he was ousted from the office through a no-confidence motion.   Mattu, who does not have any known party affiliation currently, defeated Sheikh Imran, a former deputy mayor who was removed from office last […]

LG condoles Moulana Kalbe Sadiq’s demise

LG condoles Moulana Kalbe Sadiq’s demise

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has expressed his condolences on the sad demise of Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, Vice President, All India Muslim Personal Law Board(AIMPLB). “Saddened to learn about the passing away of Maulana Kalbe Sadiq. He was an Eminent Islamic scholar, noted educationist, preacher and harbinger of communal unity & progressive thinking”, said the […]