MC Budgam asks ragpickers to register

MC Budgam asks ragpickers to register

BUDGAM: The Municipal Committee Budgam has asked ragpickers and Kabadiwallas, who are working within the limits of MC, to get registered. According to the official, the aim of this project is to know how much plastic is being produced by the households and how many people are associated with this trade. The executive officer of […]

Establish crèches in courts, jails: Women commission to Chief Justice, DG Prisons

SRINAGAR: Chairperson, J&K State Commission for Protection of Women and Child Rights (JKSCPW&CR) Vasundhara Pathak Masoodi has written separate letters to Chief Justice of J&K High Court and Director General of Prisons inviting their attention towards setting-up of crèches in both the wings of J&K High Court at capital cities, District Courts and in different […]

Efforts on to connect jails with courts through video link in JK: Justice Mittal

JAMMU: Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Justice Gita Mittal has said that efforts are on to connect all the jails in the state with courts through video conferencing to ensure speedy justice to the inmates. She announced that meeting of lawyers with their clients in jails can take place on the eve […]

BJP says 300 panchs joined party in Kashmir after Aug 5

BJP says 300 panchs joined party in Kashmir after Aug 5

Srinagar: Over 300 panchayat members has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kashmir post revocation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcation of state into two union territories on August 5. The figures were given by the party leadership days after the Jammu and Kashmir government announced to conduct the Block Development […]

IAF personnel killing: Yasin Malik to be presented through video-conferencing for hearing

IAF personnel killing: Yasin Malik to be presented through video-conferencing for hearing

Jammu: A court in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday adjourned hearing in the case of killing of four IAF personnel in 1990 after Tihair Jail authorities expressed their inability to present main accused JKLF chief Yasin Malik in court due to security reasons. They posted the matter for October 23. Malik would now be presented […]

Congress leader’s brother refutes allegations of militant links

Congress leader’s brother refutes allegations of militant links

Jammu: Facing arrest for alleged links with Hizbul Mujahideen, a senior J-K Congress leader’s brother Mohammad Shafi Saroori on Wednesday refuted the charges and claimed the case against him was “politically motivated”. In a statement, Shafi Saroori, brother of the party”s state vice president and former minister Ghulam Mohammad Saroori, alleged the registration of FIR […]

Cong questions CEO on failure to hold polls for vacant panchayat seats

Cong questions CEO on failure to hold polls for vacant panchayat seats

Jammu: The Congress on Tuesday questioned the chief electoral officer over announcement of elections to the posts of BDC chairperson in Jammu and Kashmir, saying if the condition was conducive for holding polls, then why were 60 per cent of panchayat seats in the valley vacant since ten months. A notification was issued on Tuesday […]

‘Wall of Kindness’ hit by shutdown

‘Wall of Kindness’ hit by shutdown

SRINAGAR: The “Wall of Kindness” has been hit by continuous shutdown, which has crippled the life in Kashmir. This campaign was started by a group of people in Srinagar in the year 2018 for the betterment of needy people. This concept has started in Turkey and it has spread to the other parts of the […]

Move offices to close on Oct 25; Reopen in Jammu on Nov 4

Move offices to close on Oct 25; Reopen in Jammu on Nov 4

Jammu:As part of the bi-annual “Darbar Move”, under which the Jammu and Kashmir government functions for six months each in Jammu and Srinagar, all move offices, including the civil secretariat and the Raj Bhavan, will close in Srinagar on October 25-26 and reopen in Jammu on November 4, an official order said on Tuesday. This […]

Kreeri man duped of Rs 83 lakh by woman

Kreeri man duped of Rs 83 lakh by woman

Srinagar/Jammu: A man from north Kashmir has allegedly been duped of Rs 83 lakh by a woman who befriended him through Facebook, a spokesman of the Crime Branch said on Tuesday. He said the victim is a resident of Kreeri village of Baramulla and recently lodged the complaint with the crime branch. The spokesperson said […]