DDC Kulgam inaugurates free coaching prog for civil service aspirants

KULGAM: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam, Talat Parvaiz on Saturday inaugurated coaching-cum-felicitations centre for civil services aspirants of the district here on Saturday. The programme was organised by District Administration in collaboration with Police Department Kulgam. The DDC was accompanied by SSP Kulgam Dhar Patil, ADC Parvaiz Raina, Principal GDC Kulgam and some subject experts […]

Students to get 50% concession on bus fare

SRINAGAR: Traffic Police Srinagar on Saturday issued an advisory to all bus operators, both private and state-owned to charge only half passenger fare to students travelling from their residential place to the location of their educational institution and back once in a day. The students have been asked to produce a valid identity card of […]

Restrictions imposed around Baramulla, Bandipora exam centres

SRINAGAR: For smooth conduct of Secondary School Bi-annual, class 10th and Higher Secondary, class 12th exams being held from February 26 to March 06, 2018, district administrations of Baramulla and Bandipora on Saturday issued magisterial orders imposing prohibitory restrictions under Section 144 CrPc within a radius of 200 meters around examination centres of the district. […]

Div Com appreciates initiatives in healthcare sector

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday reviewed the working of the healthcare sector in Kashmir wherein he was apprised of new initiatives taken by the department for the benefit of people. The meeting was attended by Director Health, CMOs and other officials of the department. The Director said that the department is massively investing […]

DIPR seeks cooperation of editor bodies for advertisement distribution

DIPR seeks cooperation of editor bodies for advertisement distribution

JAMMU: Seeking support of the editor bodies in streamlining the advertisement distribution, the Department of Information & Public Relations Friday said that the purpose of issuing government advertisements to the newspapers is to disseminate, information about recruitments, programmes, policies and initiatives of the Government, and not a means of financial support for these publications. Director […]

Govt constitutes state council for promotion of urdu language

Govt constitutes state council for promotion of urdu language

JAMMU: In a significant initiative towards promotion of J&K’s official language, the Government today constituted the first ever State Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (SCPUL). According to an order issued by the Principal Secretary to the Government, Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, the Council will be headed by the Minister for Education. […]

KVIB list with Madni’s son a ‘cruel joke’, says NC

KVIB list with Madni’s son a ‘cruel joke’, says NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Friday asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to explain how the “son of PDP’s vice president and her uncle as well as the nephew of general secretary Peerzada Mansoor Hussain figured in the list of “selected executive officers” for the J&K Khadi and Village Board (KVIB). Lashing out at the Chief Minister, […]

Women activists move SHRC on sexual violence

Women activists move SHRC on sexual violence

Srinagar: A group of women activists today filed an application in the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), seeking recommendations to the state government for investigation of sexual violence cases in line with national and international laws. The application moved by Natasha Rather, on behalf of Support Group for Justice for Kunan Poshpora […]