Exclude J&K from full mobile no. portability, Defence Ministry tells DoT

Exclude J&K from full mobile no. portability, Defence Ministry tells DoT

New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has asked the Department of Telecom to exclude Jammu and Kashmir from the proposed plan for full mobile number portability, which allows a customer to retain number in any part of the nation after changing operators. Under National Telecom Policy, the government has envisaged the concept of ‘One Nation One […]

301 camera-equipped observers deployed at voter camps in Reasi

Jammu: 301 camera-equipped observers were Monday deployed at voter camps set up at various polling stations across Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. The district administration had organised various camps at 301 polling booths in the district in which around 1,500 names of new voters were added to the list. “In the first of its […]

Headless, limbless body found

JAMMU: Two bodies, including a headless and limbless corpse, were found floating in rivers in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday. The bodies were noticed by ragpickers and they informed the respective police stations, police said. The body without head and limbs was found floating in a river in Jammu, they said. The head […]

Govt tries to get out of ‘CAG’mire

JAMMU: The state government Sunday said sought  to downplay the  Comptroller and Auditor General(CAG) report on irregularities in the implementation of Roshni scheme in Jammu and Kashmir,  saying there were “glaring gaps” in it. “The steps taken by the Principal Accountant General in identifying the loopholes in the implementation of the Roshni scheme were  welcome […]

‘JK’s physical deficit in accordance with FRBM Act’

Jammu: A day after Principal Accountant General(PAG)  criticized Jammu and Kashmir government for not adhering to the FRBM Act and failing to curb state’s financial deficit, J&K Finance Department Sunday while defending its position on the issue said the ‘net outstanding debt is fully in accordance with the recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission’, which […]

Headless, limbless body found in Jammu

Jammu: Two bodies, including a headless and limbless corpse, were found floating in rivers in Jammu , police said Sunday. The bodies were noticed by ragpickers and they informed the respective police stations, police said. The body without head and limbs was found floating in a river in Jammu, they said. The head and limbs […]

SC upholds termination of army officers in Samba spy case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has upheld the Government of India’s  decision to terminate services of army officers who were allegedly caught spying for Pakistan in 1978 in the infamous Samba spy case. A three-judge bench headed by Justice B S Chauhan said there is no evidence produced by the ex-officers to show that the […]

Roshni Act was possibly the “biggest scam” of J&K: PAG

JAMMU: Agreeing with the description that massive land transfers to encroachers under Roshni Act was possibly the “biggest scam” of Jammu and Kashmir, state Principal Accountant General, Subash Chandra Pandey today criticised an earlier administration for making rules in contravention and violation of the law. “Possibly, yes,” he told reporters when asked about reports that […]

Model Code of Conduct: Transfer orders in School Education kept in abeyance

JAMMU: Government has directed that all the orders of transfers in School Education Department issued on or before 4th of March, 2014 and have not been implemented as on or before 5th March, 2014 fore-noon are kept in abeyance during the Model Code of Conduct which is already in force with immediate effect as announced […]

Would have asked for chartered plane myself: Omar

New Delhi: ‘’I didn’t know India Today organises charters for people on tight schedules to get to Delhi, I’d have asked for 1 instead of flying budget :),’’ Abdullah posted on micro-blogging site Twitter. Pti file photo Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, scheduled to participate in the India Today Conclave, Saturday expressed surprise […]