‘676 new sub-health centres sanctioned under NRHM’

Jammu: Government of India  has sanctioned 676 new sub-health centres in Jammu and Kashmir under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), the state Assembly was informed Friday. Minister for Health and Medical Education Taj Mohi-ud-Din stated this in a reply to a question in the Legislative Assembly. “Out of the 676 new sub health centres, twelve […]

KPs ask govt to pass Temples Bill without dilution

Jammu:   Various Kashmiri Pandits organisations Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir Government to pass the pending Kashmiri Hindu Shrines and Religious Places Bill without any dilution during the current Assembly session. “Jammu and Kashmir Government should pass the pending Kashmiri Hindu Shrines and Religious Places (Management and Regulation) Bill during the current session of the […]

‘13 CoIs, 123 magisterial and judicial probes ordered since 2002’

‘13 CoIs, 123 magisterial and judicial probes  ordered since 2002’

JAMMU: 13 Commissions of Inquiries(CoIs) were set up while 123 magisterial and judicial probes  ordered  into various incidents by successive governments since 2002. The information was revealed by Minister for Law Justice and parliamentary Affairs Mir Saifullah in reply to a question by Peoples Democratic Party MLA, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari in the Legislative Assembly. […]

Kumar takes over as Special DGP

JAMMU: K Rajendra Kumar, a 1984 batch IPS officer, Friday took over the charge of Special Director General of Police (Coordination) Police Headquarters here. Kumar will hold the charge of Special DGP, which has recently been created by the government, an official spokesman said. Rajendra, who was presently posted as DG Prisons (J&K), has served […]

Amarnath Yatra 2014: All pilgrims to get temporary pre-paid cellular service

Amarnath Yatra 2014: All pilgrims to get temporary pre-paid cellular service

JAMMU:  All pilgrims to Amarnath cave shrine will be provided with pre-paid cellular service, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) said on Thursday. In a statement, the SASB said that a recent meeting attended by Chief Executive Officer and other concerned officers chaired by N.N. Vohra, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and chairman of SASB decided […]

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 […]

‘Some depts yet to furnish details of adhoc, contractual employees’

JAMMU: Various administrative departments have missed several deadlines to furnish details of adhoc / contractual/ consolidated employees , the government said Wednesday. “As per J&K Civil Services (Special Provisions) Act-2010, all administrative  departments were asked to submit the details to the Member Secretary of the Empowered Committee within 60 days from the commencement of the […]

‘Over Rs 11 crore realized as fine from traffic violators’

Jammu: As many as 5,44,338 violators have been booked and a fine of Rs 11.27 crore realized from them for traffic violations last year, the government said Wednesday. Replying to a  clubbed question by Vijay Bakaya and Bashir Ahmad Magray, Minister of State for Industries and Commerce Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo  said that mobile Traffic Vehicle […]

Guv asks govt to present CAG reports in Assembly

Jammu: In an unprecedented move, Governor NN Vohra Wednesday ordered the state government to present the reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India in the state legislature during its current budget session. Vohra issued the order in pursuance of Article 151(2) of the Constitution for laying before the state legislature, the reports […]

LA panel fails to evolve consensus on temples bill

Jammu: A Legislative  Assembly panel Wednesday failed to evolve a consensus on inclusion of all temples, including those administered by Trusts, under the ambit of Kashmiri Hindus Shrines and Religious Places Bill. The panel left it to the House to decide the fate of the legislation, said Mir Saifullah, Law minister and Chairman of the […]

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