Kashmiris targeted in and outside state: JKDFP

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the harassment of Kashmiri students at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Monday said Kashmiri youth are being targeted on every front in and outside the state. Registering sedition charges against Kashmiri students at AMU and issuing show cause notices clearly exhibits the “Indian imperialistic approach” […]

Ensure people don’t face power woes during winters: CS to PDD

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam Monday directed the Power Development Department (PDD) to ensure that there is no power problem in Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu during the winters. He said there are clear instructions from the Governor that the consumers shouldn’t be put to any inconvenience because of unscheduled power cuts during the […]

Dulloo reviews progress of work on AIIMS, Medical Colleges

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo Monday chaired the maiden meeting of High-Level Committee to review the progress of work on AIIMS and five new medical colleges in the State. The meeting was attended by Chairman SSB, Chief Engineer R&B, MD JKPCC, Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Development Commissioner Power Development Department, MD […]

Shortlist for assistant storekeeper-cum-clerk posts issued

SRINAGAR: J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) Monday notified the result/provisional shortlist for the posts of Assistant Storekeeper-cum-Clerk in the Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department, Divisional Cadre Kashmir. The written examination for these posts was conducted on 12 May 2018. “Schedule for counseling and document verification of the candidates shall be notified separately,” […]

MP Laway, VC SMVDU, others call on Governor

SRINAGAR: Member of Parliament, Nazir Ahmad Laway, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan on Monday. Laway informed the Governor about his assessment and suggestions in regard to dealing with several important issues relating to the obtaining situation in the State. The spokesperson also said that Zafar Iqbal Manhas, MLC extending his warm […]

One day workshop-cum-boot camp held at KU

SRINAGAR: EDC/NIF Kashmir University and JKEDI jointly organised a ‘One day workshop-cum-boot camp’ for idea pitching at Gandhi Bhawan, University of Kashmir on Monday in which large number of students, entrepreneurs and innovators from valley participated. An official statement issued here said the objective of the workshop-cum-boot camp was to scout innovative business ideas from […]

KU VC calls on Governor, apprises of academic activities

SRINAGAR: Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir, Prof Talat Ahmad, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhawan here on Monday. During the meeting, Prof Talat apprised the Governor about the academic activities and other matters pertaining to the university, an official statement issued here said. Governor advised the Vice […]

Governor for engaging JK youth effectively

Governor for engaging JK youth effectively

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said that the most important stakeholders in the peace process is JK’s youth and it is essential to engage them regularly and effectively to give impetus to peace and development in Jammu and Kashmir. The Governor said this while speaking with the youth during an interactive session ‘Kashmir […]

PCN chairman visits Kashmir Press Club, interacts with local media fraternity

PCN chairman visits Kashmir Press Club, interacts with local media fraternity

SRINAGAR: Chairman Press Council of Nepal (PCN), Kishore Shrestha on Sunday visited Kashmir Press Club here and interacted with the media fraternity including the office bearers of the Club led by journalists Asif Qureshi, Mairaj-ud-Din and Moazzam Mohammad. Giving brief account of functioning of Press Council of Nepal, Shrestha said the Press in Nepal has […]

Unbundling of PDD: Employees’ body threatens state-wide agitation

Unbundling of PDD: Employees’ body threatens state-wide agitation

SRINAGAR: JK Power Employees and Engineers Coordination Committee, an amalgam of power development department (PDD) employees, on Sunday threatened state-wide agitation if the government does not give up the work on unbundling of PDD into a state run company. This reaction from the committee has come after the government issued an SRO for unbundling of […]