Pulwama shootout: Critically wounded non-local labourer succumbs at SKIMS

Pulwama shootout: Critically wounded non-local labourer succumbs at SKIMS

Srinagar:  A non-local labourer critically injured in a shootout between militants and the government forces in Hajidarpora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday morning, succumbed at SKIMS Soura. The labourer, identified as Suresh Kumar of Uttar Pradesh succumbed to injuries at SKIMS Soura this afternoon, SSP Pulwama Chandan Kohli told GNS. Kumar (17), a resident of […]

NC links participation in upcoming polls to clearing of stand by GoI on Art 35A

NC links participation in upcoming polls to clearing of stand by GoI on Art 35A

Srinagar: National Conference on Wednesday announced to boycott upcoming polls to Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats unless New Delhi and state government disclose stand regarding Article 35A, the provision in the  Indian constitution which has been challenged before the Supreme Court of India in at least five petitions. Addressing reporters here, Farooq said that the decision to conduct […]

Internal Sovereignty a matter of our right, need no lessons from NSA : PDP

Internal Sovereignty a matter of our right, need no lessons from NSA : PDP

Srinagar: Taking a strong exception to the remarks of National Security Advisor (NSA) that separate constitution for Jammu and Kashmir was probably an aberration and sovereignty can never be compromised, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said internal sovereignty is a matter of our right and need no lesson from NDA. Party’s Chief Spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir […]

Police foil ReT protest march on teachers day in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday foiled a protest march by Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) on “ Teachers Day” in Srinagar, demanding release of 7th pay commission. Over a dozen ReT teachers were taken into custody when they were marching towards the S K International Convention Centre (SKICC), where teachers day function was held by the government to honour […]

Militants attack Army patrolling party in Pulwama

Militants attack Army patrolling party in Pulwama

Pulwama: Patrolling Party of army’s 55 RR was passing through Hajidarpora area of Pulwama district in South Kashmir when militants attacked. There was a brief exchange of fire between militants and Security Forces for some time. SSP Pulwama Chandan Kohli told that there was some exchange of fire between Security Forces and militants in Hajidarpoora. […]

Rs 8000 cr being infused to give fillip to infrastructure development in JK

Rs 8000 cr being infused to give fillip to infrastructure development in JK

SRINAGAR: With a view to providing fillip to the developmental activities across the State, the State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved an amount of Rs 8000 crores for completing all languishing projects in the state. For this purpose, the SAC approved the establishment of […]

Commissioner Food Safety to sensitize street food vendors about sanitary, hygienic practices

Commissioner Food Safety to sensitize street food vendors about sanitary, hygienic practices

SRINAGAR: In order to sensitize street food vendors with regard to health, hygiene, food handling, food safety, personal hygiene, cart hygiene, cleaning and chemicals, pest control, garbage disposal and entrepreneurship, a meeting was chaired by Commissioner, Food Safety, Dr Abdul Kabir Dar, in which among other officers, Manager, Corporate Affairs, Nestle India Harvinder Singh Ranhotra, […]

Teachers are beacon of hope for society: Advisor Ganai

Teachers are beacon of hope for society: Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today termed ‘teachers as beacons of hope’, who should be encouraged by students and parents by expressing gratitude, respect and support to them. The Advisor Ganai expressed these views while addressing a large gathering of teachers, Chief Education Officers, Zonal Education Officers, and academician, on the eve of […]

Transfers, postings in Information Department

Transfers, postings in Information Department

SRINAGAR: The Government today ordered transfer and posting of officers in the Information Department. According to the order the services of Ahsanul Haq Chisti, Assistant Director awaiting orders of adjustment in the administrative department has been placed at the disposal of Directorate of Information for further deployment. Jahangir Ahmad, Junior Scale KAS, awaiting orders of […]