100 doctors sacked for unauthorised absence from duties

100 doctors sacked for unauthorised absence from duties

JAMMU: The government today sacked 100 doctors for unauthorised absence from their duties. The termination orders were issued by Health and Medical Education Department. Most of the sacked doctors are of the rank of a medical officer. They are: Syed Asif Iqbal;  Sheraz Ahmad Rather;  Naveed Wani;  Sumaira Maqbool;  Saba Afaq;  Hafizullah Lone;  Sameena Wazir, […]

Father wanted to make ‘Ishaq Newton’ an Islamic scholar

Father wanted to make ‘Ishaq Newton’ an Islamic scholar

TRAL: Mohamnad Ishaq Parray of Laribal, Tral, who was killed along with his two other associates, was a brilliant student and his outstanding performances in secondary and higher secondary classes had earned him the nickname of ‘Newton’ in the area. Son of a retired government employee, Ishaq, had in 2011 scored 98.4 percent marks in […]

Militant killed in Keran sector

Militant killed in Keran sector

Baramulla: Army on Thursday claimed it foiled an infiltration bid in Keran sector of Kupwara district by killing an unidentified militant. Two soldiers were injured in the gunfight with militants, an army spokesman said. He added that on Wednesday night the army prevented a group of militants from entering into Kashmir. The search for other […]

Power department mulls cutting power supply to defaulters en masse

Power department mulls cutting power supply to defaulters en masse

Srinagar: The Power Development Department (PDD) plans to disconnect en masse electricity connections of power tariff defaulters in a bid to increase recovery of dues. The extreme step is being taken to achieve the revenue target of Rs 1400 crore by the end of this financial year. The directions to this effect have been issued […]

Appoint ‘eligible’ GMC principal in 8 weeks: HC to Govt

Appoint ‘eligible’ GMC principal in 8 weeks: HC to Govt

Srinagar: The high court has directed the state government to appoint an eligible person as Principal of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar on regular basis within a period of eight weeks. A division bench of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey observed that the post of Principal GMC was of considerable public […]

Pakistan regrets Indian blame game on Pathankot attack

Pakistan regrets Indian blame game on Pathankot attack

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday regretted Indian blame game on Pathankot terror attack terming it “unhelpful” and “unfortunate”. Address media at a weekly news briefing, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said, “Cooperation and understanding is need of the hour to take the investigation into Pathankot incident forward.” Commenting on the Indian Defense Minister’s statement accusing […]