HC takes suo-moto cognizance of reports about plight of 2014 flood victims

HC takes suo-moto cognizance of reports about plight of 2014 flood victims

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Wednesday treated several news reports published on Sep 7 about the plight of 2014 flood victims as a public interest litigation (PIL) and issued notices to Commissioner Secretary and Chief Engineer, Irrigation & Flood Control to respond to the issue by Oct 17. The reports had highlighted that despite four […]

Casual labourers of forest dept protest, demand implementation of SRO 520

Casual labourers of forest dept protest, demand implementation of SRO 520

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Casual Labourers of Forest Department on Wednesday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding release of their pending wages and implementation of SRO 520 in their favour. Scores of casual labourers from various districts of Kashmir valley assembled here in press enclave and raised slogans in favour of their “genuine” […]

DC Srinagar visits Zadibal, takes stock of Muharram arrangements

DC Srinagar visits Zadibal, takes stock of Muharram arrangements

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Wednesday visited Zadibal here and took a firsthand appraisal of arrangements various departments have made for smooth observance of ongoing Muharram proceedings there. The DC undertook a walking tour around the area inspecting the facilities different departments have put in place there. He inspected the implementation […]

Resistance camp condemns use of force on Muharram processions

Resistance camp condemns use of force on Muharram processions

SRINAGAR: Both factions of Hurriyat Conference and JKLF on Wednesday condemned the “use of brute force” by authorities against the Shia mourners who took out the Muharram processions at various places across Valley. Chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Syed Ali Geelani in a statement termed the police action as “a sheer interference in the […]

Malik remembers Khanabal youth killed in 2010

Malik remembers Khanabal youth killed in 2010

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday paid tributes to Bilal Ahmad Najar, Noorul Amin Dugga and Maroof Ahmad Nath, of Khanabal Anantnag, who were killed “by police” on 18 September 2010. Malik in a statement issued here said, “The two young innocent boys – Bilal Ahmad Najar and Noorul […]

Official panel to review records of IAS cadre

SRINAGAR: Governor’s Administration Wednesday constituted a high-level Committee to review the records of members of the Indian Administrative Service of J&K cadre, under rule 16(3) of the All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) Rules, 1958. According to the order, the committee will be headed by Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam. The members of the Committee […]

JK Accounts Employees Association expresses gratitude to Governor, Advisors, CS

SRINAGAR: J&K Accounts Employees Association has expressed gratitude to the Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar & Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary for allotting accounts cadre, the responsibilities regarding allocation and expenditure of plan funds in the State. The […]

Advisor Kumar asks officials to act on people’s grievances

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Tuesday held Grievance Redressal Camp at JK Governor’s Grievance Cell where he met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and demands. During the Public Grievance Camp, 20 delegations and 27 individuals turned up at JKGGC to apprise the Advisor of their grievances and […]