Noted poet, broadcaster and writer Farhat Geelani passes away

Srinagar: Noted poet, playwright, translator, news anchor, feature writer, Broadcaster and television personality, passed away at his Humhama residence on late Tuesday night. Geelani vigorously fought cancer for the last many years and finally succumbed to the deadly disease on Tuesday night. Farhat is also the father of Additional Director General JK police, Javed Geelani, […]

Delay in filing response to Sagar’s detention deliberate: NC

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday alleged that the government’s delay in filing the response to party General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar’s detention in the high court is deliberate. In a statement, party spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar expressed dismay over the lackadaisical approach of the JK administration in filing their response to the […]

Altaf Thakur welcomes new domicile rules announced by the Centre

Srinagar: BhartiyaJanta Party (J&K) spokesman Altaf Thakur Wednesday welcomed the new domicile rules announced by the Centre stating that there would be no disparity, nepotism and favoritism in government jobs and that all sorts of discrimination will vanish now. Terming the new domicile laws as a historic step, Thakur said that those deserving job benefits […]

Div Com reviews arrangements for Shab-e-Qadr,Jumat-ul-Vida, Eid-ul-Fitr

Div Com reviews arrangements for Shab-e-Qadr,Jumat-ul-Vida, Eid-ul-Fitr

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today convened a meeting of senior officers of divisional administration to review arrangements for celebrations of Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr. The meeting was attended by all Deputy Commissioners via video conferencing while as Chief Engineer PDD, Director FCS&CA Kashmir, Regional Transport Officer Kashmir, SP Rural Traffic and representatives […]

J&K to have radio taxi service soon: Samoon

J&K to have radio taxi service soon: Samoon

Approves Rs. 50 lakh Road Safety Fund to each DC SRINAGAR: In order to strengthen public transport system, Principal Secretary Transport, Asgar Samoon, Monday, has said that radio taxi service on patterns of (Ola & Uber) will be started soon across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. This was stated by the Principal Secretary […]

KPC concerned over job losses to journalists, delay in salaries

KPC concerned over job losses to journalists, delay in salaries

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Press Club said on Sunday that is concerned over the grim situation emerging due to the Covid-19 pandemic as the lockdown has seen job losses to journalists, non-payment or delays in salaries besides effecting overall financial health of the media industry in Kashmir Valley. In a statement, it said that the pandemic […]

Srinagar administration cautions against falling into trap of fraudsters

DC Office Srinagar not collecting copies of ration cards of BPL families nor providing relief amounts SRINAGAR: Official spokesman of the Srinagar district administration Sunday said that the administration has received reports of fraudsters impersonating as government officials collecting copies of ration cards from BPL families and ‘charges’ for processing relief amounts in their favour. […]

NC MPs rue government’s apathy to agrarian issues

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Sunday expressed concern over the slack attitude of the administration towards undertaking annual desisting of irrigation canals saying the canals require massive dredging, and shrub clearance for ensuring smooth flow of water to meet the demands of agriculture activities the ensuing year. While decrying the lackluster approach of […]

65000 private employees get salaries out of school fee collection: PSAJK

Non-stakeholders trying to defame education sector

65000 private employees get salaries out of school fee collection: PSAJK

Non-stakeholders trying to defame education sector Srinagar: Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) on Saturday clarified that the government order regarding the collection of fee will be strictly implemented but at the same time every child will be treated in a fair manner. “The children of government employees, pensioners, chemists, essential commodity traders […]

Idara Auqaaf Islamia Pampore provides food stuff, medicine to needy

Idara Auqaaf Islamia Pampore provides food stuff, medicine to needy

PAMPORE: Idara Auqaf Islamia Pampore is providing food stuff, disinfectants, medicine and other items to destitute in the saffron town. The drive has been launched couple of days ago during which hundreds of families were benefited. Mohammad Maqbool Shah, General secretary Idara Auqaf Islamia told Kashmir Reader that they provided essential food stuff including rice, […]