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JRL denounces sedition charges against Kashmiri JNU students

JRL denounces sedition charges against Kashmiri JNU students

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly denounced the sedition charges and filing of charge sheet in 2016 case by the Delhi Police against Kashmiri students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) saying the charges will have serious consequences on the academic and future […]

Governor launches role model Scheme in JK

Governor launches role model Scheme in JK

JAMM: J&K Role Model scheme introduced by Special DG, J&K Zone CRPF was formally launched by Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor also felicitated the role models on the occasion. Lauding the role being played by the CRPF in maintaining security in the State, Governor appreciated the role of CRPF […]

Provide free swine flu vaccine to high risk groups: DAK to authorities

Provide free swine flu vaccine to high risk groups: DAK to authorities

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday urged health authorities in Kashmir to provide free swine flu vaccine to high-risk groups like elderly, children younger than 5 years of age, pregnant women and persons with medical conditions. “Free vaccination will increase vaccine uptake that would protect these vulnerable individuals from dying,” said DAK President and flu expert […]

Sajjad Lone, Imran Ansari meet Governor

Sajjad Lone, Imran Ansari meet Governor

JAMMU: Sajjad Gani Lone and Imran Raza Ansari former Ministers and ex-MLAs, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan the other day. Discussing various developmental issues of their respective areas, they projected demands including sanctioning of Water Supply Scheme for Parihaspora, expansion of Imambara, Zaidibal, compensation to the fire victims of Handwara whose […]

Vibrant Panchayat system key to rural development, promotion of participatory democracy: Advisor Kumar

Vibrant Panchayat system key to rural development, promotion of participatory democracy: Advisor Kumar

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor K. Vijay Kumar Saturday called for strengthening the Panchayati Raj Institution (PRI) to boost rural development, facilitate participatory democracy and reinforce accountability at the grassroots level. The Advisor was speaking at a workshop of Master Resource Persons here at Panchayat Bhawan Jammu.  The Master Resource Persons would train the elected representatives […]

26 absentee employees suspended at Budgam

26 absentee employees suspended at Budgam

BUDGAM: Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Khurshid Ahmad Sanai today suspended 26 government employees for unauthorized absence from duty, during a surprise inspection of various offices. During the inspection, 21 employees of Power Development Department (PDD) and five employees of Roads and Buildings (R&B) Department were found absent from duty without any authorization. The ADDC […]

Joint delegation of industry federations meets Governor

Joint delegation of industry federations meets Governor

JAMMU:  A joint delegation of Federation of Industry, Jammu; Federation of Industry, Kashmir; Kashmir Economic Alliance; Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Jammu led by their respective  chairmen,  met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation discussed some issues of  urgent nature with regard to industrial sector which include extension of  […]

JRL condemns killing of Sikh youth, says will visit Tral soon

JRL condemns killing of Sikh youth, says will visit Tral soon

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the killing of a Sikh youth by unidentified gunmen at Tral stating that killing of any human being, irrespective of the faith he belongs to, deserves highest form of condemnation. In a joint statement issued here, the leadership said many attempts were […]

Fresh WD hit J&K, fairly widespread rain-snow predicted for 72 hours

Fresh WD hit J&K, fairly widespread rain-snow predicted for 72 hours

Srinagar: A fresh Western Disturbance (WD) hit the Jammu and Kashmir which could result in widespread (WS) rain and snow during the next 72 hours, a Meteorological department spokesman said Thursday evening. Meanwhile, control rooms have already been set up in view of the forecast for heavy snowfall. District authorities have also held meetings to […]

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