Mujtaba to take over Crime Branch

Mujtaba to take over Crime Branch

Srinagar: Inspector General (IG), Jammu Kahsmir Armed Police Afhad-ul-Mujtaba, will take over the charge of the IG Crime Branch on March 1 replacing Additional Director General Police (ADGP) Crime, Alok Puri. Puri is retiring from service by the end of this month. Mujtaba is taking over at a crucial time, when the Crime Brach is […]

Anganwadi workers continue to protest, demand increase in honorarium

Anganwadi workers continue to protest, demand increase in honorarium

Arif Rashid Srinagar: Continuing their protest, Jammu and Kashmir Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Association (AWHA) on Wednesday demanded increase in honorarium and other benefits. Scores of the protestors assembled here at press enclave and shouted slogans against the state government. The protestors demanded increase in honorarium for both workers and helpers in Anganwadi centres. President […]

Patients protest in Sopore against transfer of lady doctor

Patients protest in Sopore against transfer of lady doctor

Sopore: A protest was held on Wednesday outside Mother and Child Hospital (MCH) by female patients at Iqbal Market in north Kashmir’s Sopore town against the transfer of a lady doctor. Scores of patients assembled outside MCH Sopore and blocked a road at Iqbal Market against the alleged transfer of doctors.Slogans were raised against Block […]

First-ever lumber spine surgery performed at SDH Pampore

First-ever lumber spine surgery performed at SDH Pampore

PAMPORE: The orthopaedic surgery team at sub district hospital (SDH) Pampore on Wednesday performed the first ever lumber spine (Laminectomy) surgery of a patient. The operating team was headed by Dr Sharief Wani (Consultant Orthopaedics). Block medical officer (BMO) Pampore Dr Bilquees Shah told Kashmir Reader that it was for the first time in Kashmir […]

Teaching staff to report to schools on Feb 23

Srinagar: Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo Wednesday said that the teaching staff of all schools shall report to duties on February 23 and begin preparations for the commencement of the new session. The classes for High and Higher Secondary Schools will start from February 26 for Primary and Middle Schools from and […]

DC Poonch visits forward areas

POONCH: Deputy Commissioner, Poonch Tariq Ahmad Zargar visited forward areas of Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote to ascertain the situation and suffering of border residents. He also inspected progress on construction of bunkers, development works and other basic facilities being provided to border residents especially medical facilities in view of frequent firing incidents. DC […]

Forest employee critical after fall on duty

Baramulla: A casual labourer of forest department was critically injured while on duty in a Baramulla forest division after he fell and rolled down into a ravine. Lateef Ahmad Lone, son of Mohammad Subhan Lone of Sheeri Mirher Baramulla posted at forest compartment No 71/2nd S Range of Jehlum Valley Division suffered multiple fractures and […]

Malik pays tributes to Nadeem Khateeb

SRINAGAR: “Sacrifices of martyrs like Pilot Nadeem Khateeb and others symbolise the sanctity and authority of our freedom struggle. We salute a man who was leading a well settled life in USA and sacrificed his life for the sacred cause and wrote an inerasable page of valour, dignity and struggle,” said the chairman of Jammu […]

Disaster awareness programme held at Anantnag

ANANTNAG: A day-long training-cum-awareness camp on disaster preparedness was organized on Wednesday at Srigufwara byDistrict Disaster Management Authority Anantnag. Tehsildar head quarter, Anantnag Imtiyaz Ali, Tehsildar Srigufawara RashidRaina,officials from Civil Defence Anantnag, Health and Rural Development were present on the occasion. The camp witnessed a massive participation of a large number of ASHA workers, Anganwari […]