Roll back decision to scrap J&K Bank recruitment process: NC, CPI(M) to UT Admin

SRINAGAR: National Conference and the CPI(M) on Saturday criticised the Union Territory administration’s decision of scrapping the recruitment process of Jammu and Kashmir Bank and demanded immediate rollback of the order. The Jammu and Kashmir administration had on Thursday scrapped the recruitment process of 250 probationary officers and 1,200 banking associates that started in 2018 […]

Pampore Health dept holds meet with civil society

PAMPORE: Health department on Saturday held at meeting with civil society members and residents from various villages at Sub District Hospital Pampore. The meeting was attended by Director Finance Health and Medical education, Rafiq Ahmad , Chief Medical officer Pulwama, Dr Hassina Mir, Block Medical officer Pampore Dr Arshid Hassan Sidquie and Drug Inspector Tasaduq […]

Gastroenteritis outbreaks in Kupwara village, over 2 dozen taken ill

KUPWARA: Over two dozen people including children and women have fallen ill after gastroenteritis outbreak in Shatgund village of Mawar Kupwara. The sick people were shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment. Sources said that last month’s heavy snowfall damaged water pipeline of village and then employees of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department connects the water […]

Man held for making fake driving licences, Aadhaar cards in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Police on Friday said that they busted a fake driving licence and Aadhaar card racket in Baramulla district and arrested one person. In a statement, police said that they received several complaints from past several weeks that someone in Rafiabad area was providing fake driving licence and Aadhaar cards to people and these documents […]

Prepare estimate of interest liabilities of industries: LG Murmu to Fin dept

JAMMU: Lieutenant governor G C Murmu on Friday directed the finance department to prepare an estimate of interest liabilities of industries operating in the union territory, an official spokesperson said. He also called for comprehensive measures to make Industrial sector vibrant. He stated this while chairing a meeting to review the functioning of Industries and […]

Huge decline in stone pelting, violence in Kashmir: Army commander

Huge decline in stone pelting, violence in Kashmir: Army commander

UDHAMPUR: Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Y K Joshi on Thursday said there has been a huge decline in stone pelting incidents and violence in Kashmir in the past six months. He said the Army was playing its role in ensuring peace and normalcy in the Valley. Lt Gen Joshi, who assumed the charge of […]

Dulat met Abdullah this month

Dulat met Abdullah this month

SRINAGAR: Former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief A S Dulat met incarcerated former chief minister Farooq Abdullah here but details about their talks are not known, officials said. Dulat, a close friend of Lok Sabha member Abdullah, had a long conversation with the five-time chief minister of the erstwhile state, they said. When asked, […]

Power cuts at SIDCO Pulwama hurting business activities

Power cuts at SIDCO Pulwama hurting business activities

SHOPIAN: Long power cuts is taking heavy tool on businesses in Pulwama, forcing industry owners to used diesel and petrol generators at Industrial growth centre (SIDCO) Lasipora Pulwama. Industrialists based in the estate told Kashmir Reader that the power cuts since December last year is hurting their business. They said that 24×7 services promised to […]

Pampore Jehlum embankment damaged in 2014 floods yet to be repaired

PAMPORE: Pamporeresidents said authorities are putting their lives at risk as the Jehlum embankment at Frestabal, Drangbal, Eidgah, Kadlabal andGalander – which were damaged in 2014 floods- have not been repaired. They appealed Lieutenant Governor to immediately take up the repairing of the banks “so that the town does not meet the fate they met […]

To check dog population, govt to start animal birth control programme in all districts

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep Fisheries and Transport Department, AsgarSamoonThursday said the Department will soon start Animal Birth Control- Anti Rabies (ABC-AR) programme in all districts of J&K. The initiative is aimed to keep a check on the rising dog population, he said. Samoon made these remarks during training cum seminar on emerging diseases and […]