SMC to list BB Cant eateries for food safety

Srinagar: For the first time, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) will be listing all eatables’ sale points sold at Army Cantonment area at Badami Bagh here. The SMC’s move to extend its jurisdiction has come as the Cantonment had no designated Food Safety Officer or laboratory to test quality of eatables, a SMC handout saidWednesday. It […]

Rs 1557 cr needed for newly-created admin units

Jammu: Having recently approved 659 new administrative units in the state, Jammu and Kashmir government now requires nearly Rs 1557 crore annually for creation of requisite infrastructure for the newly-created administrative units. Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Ajaz Ahmed Khan informed the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday that nearly Rs 1557 crore would be required annually […]

Contractors stage protest; several detained

SRINAGAR :Dozens of government contractors were detained by police here as they tried to take out a march to press for immediate release of their payments for completed developmental works in Jammu and Kashmir. The contractors under the banner of J&K Contractors Co-ordination Committee (JKCCC), who claim that the government presently owns them Rs 600 […]

Govt mulls to engage salesman, helper for CAPD Depots

JAMMU: The proposal of engaging one salesman and one helper for each sale outlet of CAPD Department is under consideration of the government, the CAPD Minister Chaudhary Mohammad Ramzan said on Tuesday. He also said due consideration will be given to the private dealers, if they meet the eligibility criteria. The minister was replying to […]

Geelani calls for shutdown on Friday

Geelani calls for shutdown on Friday

SRINAGAR: Casting doubts over the Lolab encounter in which Army claimed to have killed seven militants, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday called for  shutdown and protests  on Friday. The use of “brute force” including firing and lathi-charge on people who were demanding  the bodies of the slain and imposition of curfew in […]

KU to start PG in Urdu at South Campus

SRINAGAR: University of Kashmir (KU) is going to start post graduate course in Urdu in its South Campus. In a statement, KU PRO said the decision was in tune with the recent recommendations put forth by a high level committee, headed by chief secretary Iqbal Khanday, for the promotion and propagation of Urdu language in […]

PDP fields Muzaffer Baig for Baramulla LS seat

Jammu: Opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday announced senior leader Muzaffer Hussein Baig as its candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha seat from north Kashmir, Baramulla. According to a PDP spokesperson, the decision was taken by the party president Mehbooba Mufti after consultations with the members of the political affairs committee, party legislators from the […]

Now, only top dignitaries to use lal battis

JAMMU: The Cabinet which met here Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, in supersession of all previous notifications/orders/instructions on the use of red light on vehicles of dignitaries/vehicles of the departments, approved authorization for the use of red light with flasher on the top front of the vehicle of the Governor, Chief […]

Khurshid Ganaie posted as FC I&C

JAMMU: The Cabinet which met here Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah approved the following transfers and postings in the Civil administration: Khurshid Ahmad Ganaie, IAS, awaiting orders of posting  in the General Administration Department, has been posted as Financial Commissioner and Secretary to the Government, Industries & Commerce Department.  He shall […]

EDI holds entrepreneurship awareness programme at CUJ

JAMMU: To inculcate significance of enterprise creation among the students, the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) conducted a two-day awareness program with management students of the Central University, Jammu (CUJ) here. Around 65 students of MBA Human Resource Management and Organisation Behaviour (HRM and OB) and Tourism and Travel Management (TTM) departments attended […]