Government bans Jamaat-e-Islami J&K for ‘supporting militancy’

Government bans Jamaat-e-Islami J&K for ‘supporting militancy’

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led government on Thursday night banned Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for alleged activities which are “prejudicial to internal security and public order”. A notification on the ban was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) after a high-level meeting on security, chaired by […]

GoI extends reservations to people along IB

GoI extends reservations to people along IB

Srinagar: The government of India on Friday amended the JK Reservation Act through an Ordinance to add the words “and International Border” after the word “LAC” so that the benefits of reservation available to residents of LAC are extended to IB. This would benefit residents in Jammu, Samba, Kathua. Through a Presidential Order, apply the […]

JKSSB approves selections against 662 posts, releases 58 withheld recommendations of selected candidates

JKSSB approves selections against 662 posts, releases 58 withheld recommendations of selected candidates

JAMMU: Following the High Court decision, which cleared the decks for finalization of selections under Advertisement Notification No.04 of 2017, comprising the posts referred by the Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, under Prime Minister’s Package, the J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has approved the selections for indents comprising 662 posts. The Board […]

SAC approves 3% hike in DA of Government employees, pensioners

SAC approves 3% hike in DA of Government employees, pensioners

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the release of an additional installment of 3% Dearness Allowance (DA) payable on basic pay to State Government employees and pensioners w.e.f. 01.01.2019. The arrears accumulated on account of DA hike will be paid […]

Greater Access to Quality Education: SAC approves up gradation of 228 Middle and High Schools

Greater Access to Quality Education: SAC approves up gradation of 228 Middle and High Schools

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved upgradation of 228 schools spread across various districts. Out of 210 schools, 87 High Schools have been upgraded to the level of Higher Secondary Schools including 42 in Jammu Division and 45 in Kashmir Division. Similarly, […]

SAC approves ten Degree Colleges for backward and far flung areas

SAC approves ten Degree Colleges for backward and far flung areas

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the establishment of 10 new Government Degree Colleges at various locations during the years 2019-2020-2021. The Colleges will be established at Tulail (Bandipora) Boniyar (Baramulla) Soibugh (Budgam) Kastigarh (Doda) Jourian (Jammu) Women College, Bhagwati […]

Indo-Pak tensions: All of this is because of Kashmir, says Imran Khan

Indo-Pak tensions: All of this is because of Kashmir, says Imran Khan

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that an idea cannot be jailed and that the recent escalations along LoC were only because of Kahsmir issue. “All of this issue is because of Kashmir,” PM Khan said while addressing a joint session of parliament. “I want to ask the Indian public about all […]

Imran Khan announces release of captured IAF pilot Abhinandan

Imran Khan announces release of captured IAF pilot Abhinandan

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced the release of captured IAF pilot Abhinandan. Addressing a joint session of parliament Khan said that Abhinandan will be released tomorrow. Imran Khan said efforts for de-escalation should not be considered weakness. The premier stressed, “All issues should be resolved through dialogue. Despite us opening the […]

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