Minimal staff, hazardous infrastructure for these Shopian schools

Minimal staff, hazardous infrastructure for these Shopian schools

SHOPIAN: Two government-run middle schools in Meminder area of Shopian district are in the poor state as one school at Chanpora has only four students and a teacher while the other, a primary school in Meminder’s Sheikhnad locality, is running operations out of an unsafe building. A teacher posted in Sheikhnad Primary School told Kashmir […]

9866 grievances disposed-off since Guv’s rule

SRINAGAR: Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, the Grievance Cell received 9626 complaints/grievances of which 9866 have been dealt with/forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal. According to a statement, 357 complaints/grievances are under process. During this period, the Governor’s Secretariat received 4039 complaints/grievances, of which 3881 complaints have been dealt with/forwarded to the […]

HC upset with govt order on Aadhar link with biometric attendance

HC upset with govt order on Aadhar link with biometric attendance

Srinagar: Hearing a contempt petition, the J&K High Court on Friday directed the state Chief Secretary to file response on why an order has been issued directing employees to link their Aadhar cards with biometric attendance, when the court in an order dated September 11, 2017, had directed that Aadhar cards should not be linked […]

BB Vyas likely to be new Governor

BB Vyas likely to be new Governor

Srinagar: As the search for a new Governor of Jammu and Kashmir is on, former J&K chief secretary BB Vyas has emerged as the main contender for the post, Kashmir Reader has learnt. The term of incumbent Governor NN Vohra expired on June 28 but he is continuing to head the government after Governor’s Rule […]

Fake arms licenses: Govt empowers Delhi police for investigation

Fake arms licenses: Govt empowers Delhi police for investigation

Srinagar: The J&K government has accorded consent to the extension of powers and jurisdiction of the members of Delhi Special Police Establishment in the whole of the state to investigate and inquire into the cases related to issuance of arms licenses. The state government had last month ordered an inquiry by state vigilance organisation into […]

After trials, night flights from Srinagar to commence soon

After trials, night flights from Srinagar to commence soon

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Airport is going to start night flight operations in coming days, after a security check trial was done on Thursday evening. The state government had given its clearance in 2016 but the clearance was pending with DGCA, a department run by Government of India, airport officials said. “The night flights would usually […]

New Kashmir University VC begins rejig

New Kashmir University VC begins rejig

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Two days after Prof Talat assumed charge as Kashmir University Vice Chancellor (VC), the varsity has “relieved” Registrar, Prof Khursheed Ahmad Butt from the post. Dean College Development Council, Prof Nilofar Hassan Khan has been given the additional charge as Registrar KU, an order issued on Thursday by Deputy Registrar of the […]