Delegation of legislators meet Governor

SRINAGAR: A 5-member delegation of legislators led by Deputy Speaker Legislative Assembly Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi on Saturday met Governor N N Vohra at the Civil Secretariat here. The delegation requested Governor to implement judgment of the Supreme Court for facilitating reservation in promotions of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates; exemption from e-tendering in […]

Advisor Ganai meets Guv

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai held a discussion with Governor N N Vohra at the Civil Secretariat on Saturday. During the meeting, the Advisor informed Governor about the up to date status of various important developmental schemes relating to the departments under his charge. He also drew attention to certain important administrative issues […]

Rs 42 cr approved for procurement of disaster management equipment

SRINAGAR: The State Executive Committee (SEC) of State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA), headed by Chief Secretary, B.V.R. Subrahmanyam on Saturday allocated funds to the tune of Rs. 42.97 Crore for procurement of essential equipment for disaster management in the state. This was the second meeting of the SEC in a week with the earlier meeting […]

1990 Mashali Mohalla massacre: SHRC directs govt to provide relief to kin

1990 Mashali Mohalla massacre: SHRC directs govt to provide relief to kin

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the state government to provide relief to the kin of the victims of 1990 Mashali Mohalla massacre under relevant SRO within six weeks, as the police in its report had admitted that nine persons were killed in Mashali Mohalla locality in Hawal area of Srinagar by […]

SIE questioned for retaining school teachers at office

SIE questioned for retaining school teachers at office

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: While relieving teachers to the Directorate of School Education and several District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs), where they were posted earlier, the State Institute of Education (SIE) Kashmir, the divisional level institute for teachers’ training, has ironically not detached teachers taken from schools. Post the government orders of sending attached […]

Advisor Kumar meets Governor

Advisor Kumar meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, and Chief Secretary, . BVR Subrahmanyam, met Governor N N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan Friday. Governor discussed with Advisor and Chief Secretary a range of important issues relating to Security management and responsive and transparent administration. Governor stressed the crucial importance of effective law and order maintenance […]

Arts Emporium employees protest, seek removal of director

Arts Emporium employees protest, seek removal of director

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir government Arts Emporium employees on Friday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding removal of managing director (MD) and release of their salary. Scores of employees assembled here in Art Emporium department premises here and raised slogans in favor of their demands. The protestors said that government is […]

No one paying heed to cries of Kashmiris: Malik

No one paying heed to cries of Kashmiris: Malik

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday while Kashmir is burning, no one is paying heed to the cries of the people living there. “Kashmiris are also part of humankind, they also have human rights and human dignity and it is the responsibility of fellow humans to come to their […]

Hurriyat blames authorities for Noor Khan’s death

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference has expressed deep anguish and concern over the “worsening” health condition of prisoners, saying they are being ill-treated and subjected to mental and physical torture in jails. Blaming jail authorities for the death of prisoner Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan, a Hurriyat spokesperson said “no proper and specific […]