Selection cut-off changed by JK Bank due to BJP pressure, allege Kashmiri candidates

Selection cut-off changed by JK Bank due to BJP pressure, allege Kashmiri candidates

Srinagar: Three days after declaring the results of the preliminary examination for Probationary Officer (PO) posts, the Human Resources Department of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, on Saturday, issued a statement that there was a “parochial attempt by some vested interests to misguide the applicants with baseless misinformation on the selection process being skewed to […]

Govt to probe JKPCC MD, regularisation, unauthorised absence by Crime Branch

Govt to probe JKPCC MD, regularisation, unauthorised absence by Crime Branch

SRINAGAR : Based on the report of the Fact Finding Committee looking into various aspects of Jammu & Kashmir Projects Construction Corp (JKPCC), the Government has decided to hand over to the Crime Branch of JK Police the matter relating to the manner in which the unauthorised long absence of Mr Vikar Mustafa Shonthuwas regularised. […]

Of the Multiple Paradoxes of the Erstwhile Heaven Called Kashmir, Corruption is One of These

Of the Multiple Paradoxes of the Erstwhile Heaven Called Kashmir, Corruption is One of These

Adil Rashid Bhatt They say with big opportunities come bigger responsibilities, but in our part of the world those entrusted with big venerable opportunities seem to have neck and crop shunned their responsibility which they owe to their beleaguered society ,their Kashmir, and have become proverbial vampires; they seem to have floundered on this infallible […]

ACB registers case against officers, contractor for causing loss to state exchequer

ACB registers case against officers, contractor for causing loss to state exchequer

SRINAGAR: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Kashmir Doda produced Challan in Anti-Corruption Court Doda on Friday against Ghulam Nabi Balwan, the then Assistant Commissioner Development, (ACD) Kishtwar, Mohd Yasin Mir, the then Block Development Officer (BDO) Drabshalla, Kishtwar, Chet Singh, the then Jr. Assistant BDO office Drabshalla and a contractor Khalid Hussain S/o Mohd Amin R/O […]

SKIMS former director, two current HODs under vigilance probe

SKIMS former director, two current HODs under vigilance probe

Srinagar: Dr Showkat Zargar, former Director of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, and heads of two SKIMS departments are under the scanner of the State Vigilance Commission (SVC), which has begun a probe into an alleged illegal appointment in the Department of Radiological Physics and Bio-Engineering in 2013. Official sources told Kashmir Reader […]

Despite facing Vigilance probe, former VC given two prime positions at KU

Despite facing Vigilance probe, former VC given two prime positions at KU

SRINAGAR: Authorities at the University of Kashmir (KU) have issued two orders simultaneously, giving prime postings to former vice chancellor Prof Khursheed Iqbal Andrabi, who is facing a Vigilance probe for an appointment during his tenure, and presently serves as a professor in Biotechnology department. Andrabi has been bestowed with the headship of Biochemistry department […]

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