All JK households to be electrified by Nov 30

All JK households to be electrified by Nov 30

SRINAGAR: Union Minister of State for Power, R K Singh took a detailed review of the J&K’s power sector in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik at SKICC here today. B B Vyas Advisor to  Governor, BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary, J&K, Dr PV Ramesh, CMD REC; K B Agarwal, Chairman, CVPPL, […]

Chief Secretary chairs SLEC of Rurban Mission

Chief Secretary chairs SLEC of Rurban Mission

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam Thursday chaired the State Level Executive Committee (SLEC) meeting here to review the status of implementation of the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) in the State. Financial Commissioner, H&UDD, Principal Secretary, Finance, Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary, PD&MD, Administrative Secretaries of the departments of Forests, PW(R&B), […]

Police detains another accused involved in Manasbal park blast under PSA

Police detains another accused involved in Manasbal park blast under PSA

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police has detained another accused identified as Bilal Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Rasool Mir resident of Cheshmai Manasbal Ganderbal under Public Safety Act (PSA), a police spokesman said here Thursday evening. The accused was involved in case FIR number 20/2018 under relevant sections of law related to explosion blast at Tourist Place […]

JeM suspect attempt suicide in custody in Kashmir

JeM suspect attempt suicide in custody in Kashmir

Srinagar: A suspect of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) summoned for questioning attempted to commit suicide in a wash room in south Kashmir district of Anantnag. A police spokesman said that a JeM suspect Feroz Ahmed Hajam son of Ghulam Rasool Hajam resident of Iqbal Pora Kherti Larnoo wanted in connection with case FIR number 125/2018 of Police […]

Doval’s statement on separate J&K Constitution attempt to distort facts, history: Tarigami

Doval’s statement on separate J&K Constitution attempt to distort facts, history: Tarigami

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Thursday said that the statement of National Security Adviser Ajit Doval that having a separate constitution for Jammu and Kashmir “was an aberration and sovereignty can never be compromised” is an attempt to distort facts and history. In a statement to KNS, Tarigami said that J&K […]

Send back non local IAS, IPS officers immediately: Civil Society

Send back non local IAS, IPS officers immediately: Civil Society

Srinagar: Asking government to stop the practice of posting non local IAS and IPS officers in the state, Civil Society Coordination Committee has demanded that local KAS officers should be given more responsibility in the administration. In a statement, JK CSCC member Muzaffar Ahmad Shah has said that the practice of installing non local IAS […]

100 prominent workers from PDP, NC join Congress in Uri

100 prominent workers from PDP, NC join Congress in Uri

Srinagar: Welcoming the 100 prominent workers from NC and PDP into Congress Party, Former Minister and Senior Congress Leader Taj Mohi U Din today said that Congress Party will continue to work for overall development of the State & people as well. Taj also said that Congress believes in uniting people, it will continue to […]

Governor for taking benefit of flagship central schemes to improve JK’s power scenario

Governor for taking benefit of flagship central schemes to improve JK’s power scenario

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik today called for taking maximum benefit from the flagship power sector schemes of the Government of India to ensure tangible improvement in electricity supply to the consumers in the State. “With adequate central funding available under various schemes for universal power coverage, the state’s Power Development Department (PDD) should take […]

Expedite power infrastructure works in JK: Union Minister to Central PSUs

Expedite power infrastructure works in JK: Union Minister to Central PSUs

SRINAGAR: Expressing dissatisfaction over the sluggish pace of work by three Central PSUs on augmentation of power transmission and distribution infrastructure in J&K, Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge), R K Singh today said there is absolutely no scope for lackadaisical approach and the works shall have to be completed within the set […]

Amarnathji Yatra 2018: Post Yatra Review

Amarnathji Yatra 2018: Post Yatra Review

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), recorded high appreciation of the co-ordinated effort made by the various concerned State Government departments and agencies, Army, Central Armed Police Forces, J&K Police, Shrine Board and all local stakeholders for the smooth conduct of the Amarnathji Yatra-2018. Governor was addressing the Post-Yatra […]