Employees’ woes: JCC threatens to launch agitation again

Jammu: The Joint Consultative Committee (JCC), an amalgam of several employees union spearheading the agitation, Thursday alleged that the government was not sincere in resolving the issues of employees and threatened to launch an agitation yet again. During an emergency meeting presided by JCC chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani at Jammu, the employees leadership said the […]

KEA miffed over PDP’s opposition on Bill providing cover to illegal structures

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance, an umbrella of Valley based trade organization, Thursday expressed its distress and surprise over People’s Democratic Party’s opposition on Civic Laws (Special Provision) Bill, passed recently in the J&K Legislature that puts moratorium of one year on sealing and demolition of illegal constructions. “PDP legislators who claim to be the representatives […]

Subsidy worth Rs 6 lakh distributed among Srinagar cattle farmers

SRINAGAR: Cheques worth Rs 6 lakhs were distributed by District Development Commissioner, Farooq Ahmad Shah, here on Thursday among cattle farmers of the district Srinagar as 25 percent subsidy for purchase of the dairy cows. This subsidy component was distributed under National Mission for Protein Supplement (NMPS) and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in which […]

FM inaugurates treasury at Baaghat-e-Kanipora

BUDGAM: Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather on Thursday inaugurated J&K’s 129th Treasury at Baaghat-i-Kanipora area here, according to an official spokesperson. This treasury will cater to the area of Chanapora, Hyderpora, Rawalpora, Natipora, Khanda, Chattergam etc. which has a total of 22 drawing and disbursing officers. MLC, Ali Mohammad Dar, Director General Accounts and Treasuries […]

Committee approves `4589 crore annual credit action plan for Srinagar

Committee approves `4589 crore annual credit action plan for Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District Level Review Committee, which met here on Wednesday had approved Rs 4588.94 crore as Annual Credit Action Plan for Srinagar district for the year 2014-15, an official spokesperson said. The credit action plan, which is annual credit target for farmers, artisans, businessmen and industrial units both in priority and non-priority sectors, for the […]

DODA: ReT teachers submit memo to CEO

BHADARWAH:  Rehbar-i-Taleem Teachers Forum, district Doda, Wednesday held a meeting at district headquarters with district president Sajad Malik in chair. In a statement, the ReT’s said that the meeting, which highlighted the problems and genuine demands of the fraternity, was attended by all the zonal presidents and apex body members from the district. The teachers […]

Medicos appeal CM, PSC

SRINAGAR: A delegation of doctors whose result has been withheld by Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) in its notification of select list for the posts of Medical Officers in Health & Medical Education Department dated 25 February 2014 have appealed chairman PSC to notify their results. The doctors have also appealed the chairman […]

HCBA condemns use of force on Lolab protestors, supports Geelani’s shutdown call on Friday

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) while strongly “condemning the use of brutal force by police and army on protestors in Lolab,” Wednesday supported the shutdown call given for Friday by Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, against the incident. “The Bar Association feels that the people, who had assembled outside […]

UNDP sponsors a comprehensive interdisciplinary project on Dal Lake conservation

SRINAGAR: For the first time the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is sponsoring an interdisciplinary project on Dal Lake for the development of a comprehensive action plan for effective management of the lake system. The project titled “Strategy and action plan for strengthening the ecological integrity of the Dal Lake” is being implemented by the […]

Sarpanch, panchs misusing public funds: Chadoora residents

SRINAGAR: A delegation of residents from Lattar village of Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district Wednesday alleged that the village Panchayat members were misusing public funds for personal use. “We demand that government should probe all the works being done under MGNAREGA in our village as the village Sarpanch, Ghulam Mohi-u-Din Najar along with his […]