Shopian CD ratio for Q3 stands at 99.94%

Shopian CD ratio for Q3 stands at 99.94%

SHOPIAN: District Development Commissioner Shopian, Manzoor Ahmad Qadri Tuesday chaired District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the performance of various financial institutions operating in the district and achievements made under District Credit Plan. The meeting was informed that the Credit-Deposit (CD) Ratio for third quarter stands at 99.94 percent, while as deposits over […]

This squad has become self-sufficient: Kumble

This squad has become self-sufficient: Kumble

Pune: He feels privileged to be India’s national cricket coach but the legendary Anil Kumble Tuesday said it has been more satisfying to see Virat Kohli and Co.become self-sufficient in dealing with challenges both on and off the field. “I have been privileged to have a chance to work this young lot for the last […]

Tufail Matoo’s father denied Commission of Inqury’s report: SHRC dismisses his plea citing lack or jurisdiction

Tufail Matoo’s father denied Commission of Inqury’s report: SHRC dismisses his plea citing lack or jurisdiction

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission on Monday dismissed a plea by Mohammad Ashraf Matoo, seeking directions to the government for providing him a copy of the report, submitted last year by one-man Commission of Inquiry headed by Justice (retd) ML Koul on the 2010 uprising in which about 120 street protesters, mostly youngsters, were […]

Five juveniles get bail, but scars remain

Five juveniles get bail, but scars remain

By Nusrat Sidiq SRINAGAR: A city court granted bail to five minors on Monday, who were arrested by police on 10th of this month and lodged at Police Station Safa Kadal on charges of stone hurling. While the bail came as a relief to the boys and their families, their parents say the scars of […]

Radio Kashmir employees fear news unit’s relocation to Delhi

Radio Kashmir employees fear news unit’s relocation to Delhi

SRINAGAR: The casual employees manning the news unit of Radio Kashmir Srinagar have alleged that they have not been paid their dues for last six months. Apart from three permanent employees the news unit is largely manned by around 100 casual assignees. The staffers who spoke to Kashmir Reader said that in the absence of […]

SHRC seeks GMC report on underused dialysis facilities

SHRC seeks GMC report on underused  dialysis facilities

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission on Monday directed Principal Government Medical College to submit report on a plea about “non-functioning/underutilization” of the dialysis machines in the super speciality hospital at SMHS here. Issuing a notice on a plea submitted by International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Forum through chairman Ahsan Untoo, SHRC bench […]

Tara Chand’s corrupt PRO held, assets worth crores unearthed

Tara Chand’s corrupt PRO held, assets worth crores unearthed

JAMMU: The State Vigilance Organization (SVO) on Monday arrested former Public Relations Officer (PRO) of former deputy chief minister and senior Congress leader Tara Chand in a disproportionate assets case. Huge assets in the shape of commercial and luxury vehicles and immovable properties in the shape of residential houses, both within and outside the state, […]

SC upholds HC order declaring 29 info officers’ selection invalid

SC upholds HC order declaring 29 info officers’ selection invalid

By Aqib Ahmad SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court of India on Monday upheld J&K High Court ruling declaring provisional selection of 29 Assistant Information officers by State Service Selection Board in 2013 as invalid. “We do not see any ground to interfere with the impugned order(s). The special leave petitions are accordingly dismissed,” said a division […]

EU delegation in India to gauge reaction to Trump admin

EU delegation in India to gauge reaction to Trump admin

New Delhi: An EU delegation is here to gauge India’s assessment of the new American administration and possible engagement between the two sides, amid Europe’s mounting concern over Donald Trump’s foreign policy rhetoric. Geoffrey Van Orden, Chair of The European Parliament Delegation for relations with India, said major changes were taking place in the global […]