Bill passed to facilitate set up state power trading company

Bill passed to facilitate set up state power trading company

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Electricity Act, 2010, to pave the way for setting up of the JK State Power Trading Company Ltd. The Bill was moved in the House by the Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh and after a thorough discussion […]

Rs 55.26 cr Shalteng drainage project approved: Dy CM

Work on 93 drainage schemes on in City ’ JAMMU: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said that wide raging works are underway on multiple fronts under various central and state sponsored schemes to strengthen the drainage systems in Batamaloo constituency. Responding to the Calling Attention Notice by MLA Noor Mohammad Sheikh, Singh elaborated […]

Panels formed to keep check on sexual harassment in hospitals: Bali Bhagat

SRINAGAR: Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat on Monday informed the house that the government has constituted internal committees headed by senior female doctors in hospitals to keep check on sexual harassment in health institutions. Replying to a question of Surinder Kumar Choudhary, the minister informed that four complaints regarding sexual harassment were […]

Govt to regularise eligible casual workers across state: Veeri

Jammu: The minister for Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri on behalf of finance minister Monday informed the Legislative Assembly that the government has already formulated a policy to regularise all eligible workers engaged in various government departments across the State. While replying to a question by Usman Abdul Majid, Veeri said that as […]

Accommodation for Journalists: Official panel to scrutinize applications

JAMMU: The government has constituted a seven-member official panel to review the issues regarding providing government accommodation to the media-persons in the state. According to a government order issued in this regard, the committee will be headed by Administrative Secretary, Home Department. The members of the committee include Additional Director General of Police, Security J&K, […]

3 water supply schemes in Pulwama delayed due to cost overrun: Choudhary

JAMMU: Minister for Public Health Engineering Sham Lal Choudhary Monday informed the House that three Water Supply Schemes (WSS) in district Pulwama could not be commissioned on time due to cost overrun. He said revised Detailed Project Report (DPR) have now prepared for completion of remaining works of these WSSs to ensure early commissioning. Responding […]

5 soldiers from JK, 3 militants killed in Sunjwan gunbattle

5 soldiers from JK, 3 militants killed in Sunjwan gunbattle

Father of slain soldier also killed, two women and two senior army officers in critical condition Srinagar: At least nine people including five soldiers, three militants, and a civilian have been killed while 10 others have sustained critical injuries during the 30-hour-long gunbattle that started after militants stormed the military base at Sunjwan on the […]

Clashes in old city amid shutdown, restrictions

Clashes in old city amid shutdown, restrictions

Srinagar: The 34th death anniversary of Mohammad Maqbool Bhat was observed on Sunday amid a complete shutdown across Kashmir valley. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had called for a Valley-wide shutdown. The government imposed strict restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC in several parts of […]

Protest march in Trehgam on Maqbool Bhat death anniversary

Protest march in Trehgam on Maqbool Bhat death anniversary

Kupwara: Despite restrictions and curbs imposed by the government, several people reached Mohla Maqbool Abad (old name Mir Mohla) in Trehgam, Kupwara, on the occasion of Maqbool Bhat’s death anniversary on Sunday. The people expressed their support to Maqbool’s aged mother and his brother Zahoor Ahmad Bhat at their residence. Mohammad Maqbool Bhat was hanged […]

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