Srinagar: In the wake of fresh spell of snowfall in hills, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan has issued an avalanche warning. An official spokeperson said that the warning is for residents hailing from avalanche prone areas of Bandipora/Baramulla/Anantnag/Kulgam/Budgam/Kupwara/Ganderbal/Leh & Kargil districts have been. “People of these areas have been asked not to venture out in […]
Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday directed the Chief Engineer of Power Development Department (PDD) to file a report answering why unscheduled and irregular power cuts take place during winter season in Kashmir. The SHRC headed by Retired Justice Bilal Nazki directed the PDD officer to specify as to why power cuts […]
Srinagar: More than 100 dealers of essential drugs and medical equipment have stopped supplies to the Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation Limited (JKMSCL) following delay in payment for the past three years. Official sources told Kashmir Reader that JKMSCL dealers have decided to stay away from the tendering process of drugs and medical equipment. […]
Kupwara: Two Pakistan-born women were declared winners in Panchayat elections in north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district on Monday. Sources said that the wife of Mohammad Yousuf Bhat of Pinjroo village of Handwara submitted nomination form for the post of Sarpanch in a Handwara village. No one filed nomination against her and she was declared as […]
Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed that unauthorised occupants, including former ministers and legislators, be evicted from the official accommodation allotted to them. The court directed the Secretary, Estates Department, to file details of state functionaries to whom official accommodation has been allotted, along with a list of unauthorised occupants. The court held […]
Irshad Khan Srinagar: The Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on Tuesday terminated the services of a Rehbar-e-Taleem teacher (ReT) who was engaged 15 years ago, for getting appointed on the basis of “fake” Class 12 marks certificate. Hajra Bano of Saderbagh, Ganderbal, was engaged as ReT in Ganderbal zone in March 2003. An order issued […]
SRINAGAR: The classwork of all the teaching departments in Nowgam-I and Nowgam-III campuses of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) shall remain suspended on November 14, 15 and 16, an official statement issued by the university on Tuesday said.
Son-in-law of Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani passed away on Tuesday.
Irshad Khan Srinagar: A government school teacher was sacked by Kashmir education department for producing fake marks certificate at the time of appointment. The teacher named as Hajra Bano, currently posted at Government Boys Middle School, Serch in Ganderbal was appointed as a teacher under Rehbar-e-Taleem in 2003. Director School Education Kashmir GN Itoo in the termination […]
File photo: Faisal Khan Highway open for one-way traffic SRINAGAR: The temperature is likely to go up and there is no forecast of snowfall in coming days across Kashmir Valley, Sonum Lotus, director Metrological Department Kashmir, said Tuesday. “There may be scattered rainfall in plains and snowfall in upper reaches on Wednesday. The coming days may […]