J&K Bank to now function under RTI, vigilance commission

J&K Bank to now function under RTI, vigilance commission

Srinagar: For the first time in its history, the J&K Bank will now implement Right to Information (RTI) Act and guidelines of the Chief Vigilance Commission (CVC). The decision was taken on Saturday after the Board of Directors met for the first time under interim chairman Rajesh Kumar Chhibber. An official handout said “important and […]

Lack of basic infrastructure in Srinagar schools belies official claims

Lack of basic infrastructure in Srinagar schools belies official claims

SRINAGAR: Despite a Government of India scheme for “universalisation of elementary education” running in Jammu and Kashmir for nearly two decades now, elementary schools in Srinagar are more deprived in terms of basic infrastructure as compared to schools of the upper level, data has revealed. While the authorities have lately been emphasising the need to […]

Give up arms, come have lunch: Governor to militants

Give up arms, come have lunch: Governor to militants

Srinagar: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday asked militants to give up arms and invited them to talks, saying dialogue was the only way through which they could get what they want within the ambit of the Constitution. He said India couldn’t be made to bow through violence while announcing a massive outreach programme […]

Govt terminates services of public prosecutors, APPs

Govt terminates services of public prosecutors, APPs

SRINAGAR: Government has terminated services of all public prosecutors (APs) and additional public prosecutors (APPs) working in various courts across the State. “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub- (1) of section 492 of the Code of Criminal Procedure Samvat, 1989 read with sub-rule (3) of rule 21 of the Jammu and Kashmir Law […]

JK Bank’s affairs since 2010 to be probed; NC, PDP not worried, though

JK Bank’s affairs since 2010 to be probed; NC, PDP not worried, though

SRINAGAR: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will investigate recruitments, spending, and transfers at JK Bank during the tenures of two governments – the National Conference’s (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition, an official said on Monday. According to the official, the bureau will look into bank matters since 2010. This is […]

Chibber meets Governor

Chibber meets Governor

Srinagar: The interim chairman of J&K Bank, R K Chibber, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here Monday. The two discussed several important issues pertaining to the efficient functioning of the bank. Governor urged Chibber to ensure close monitoring of the fiscal health of the Bank and stressed the high importance of […]

Anti-Corruption Bureau raid at J&K Bank again

Anti-Corruption Bureau raid at J&K Bank again

Srinagar: Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths who are looking into allegations of fraudulent appointments at Jammu and Kashmir Bank on Sunday again raided the bank’s corporate headquarters here, officials said. On Saturday, searches were carried out at the bank’s headquarters at MA Road, soon after Parvez Ahmad was removed as the bank’s chairman by the J&K government. […]

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