Central Govt choosing wrong way for reaching people of Kashmir: Soz

Central Govt choosing wrong way for reaching people of Kashmir: Soz

Srinagar: Former Union Minister and senior congress leader, Prof Saif-ud-din Soz on Wednesday pitched for initiation of dialogue process, saying that the central government has gone very wrong in not choosing the way for reaching the minds of the people of Kashmir, particularly, the youth who carry unrest in their minds. “It will be quite wrong for […]

Two BSF men among three killed in Ramban accident

Two BSF men among three killed in Ramban accident

Jammu: Three persons including two BSF personnel on Wednesday died in a road mishap in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. “A truck (JK02F-6375) on way from Jammu to Srinagar this afternoon met with an accident at Ratan Bas in Banihal,” Anita Sharma, SSP Ramban here said. She said that the truck was also ferrying two BSF […]

Conference of DCs, SSPs: Focus on delivering systemic, rapid development, says CS to Officers

Conference of DCs, SSPs: Focus on delivering systemic, rapid development, says CS to Officers

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam Wednesday asked the Deputy Commissioners to closely monitor the ongoing projects and schemes and take proactive measures to ensure completion the lingering projects in their respective districts. “Incidentally, this Conference coincides with the completion of 3 months of the Governor’s rule in the State and our focus during this period has […]

Congress decides to participate in Panchayat, Municipal polls

Congress decides to participate in Panchayat, Municipal polls

Srinagar: The State Congress on Wednesday said that it has decided to participate in the upcoming Panchayat and Municipal elections in the state, saying that the decision was taken to keep the communal forces away. According to the KNS news agency, addressing a presser here at party headquarters here, JKPCC Chief G A Mir told reporters that […]

JK Accounts Employees Association expresses gratitude to Governor, Advisors, CS

JK Accounts Employees Association expresses gratitude to Governor, Advisors, CS

SRINAGAR: J&K Accounts Employees Association has expressed gratitude to the Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar & Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary for allotting accounts cadre, the responsibilities regarding allocation and expenditure of plan funds in the State.  The Association […]

Dozens of mourners detained, police burst teargas shells to foil Muharram procession

Srinagar: Security forces burst teargas shells and arrest dozens of shia mourners were on Wednesday detained to foil the Muharram procession in summer capital, Srinagar on the 8th day of Muharram. Large number of mourners who had come from different parts of the city had assembled at Batamaloo. However, when they tried to march towards civil lines, large […]

Official panel headed by CS to review records of IAS cadre

Official panel headed by CS to review records of IAS cadre

SRINAGAR: Governor’s Administration today constituted a high-level Committee to review the records of members of the Indian Administrative Service of J&K cadre, under rule 16(3) of the All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) Rules, 1958. According to the order, the committee will be headed by Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam. The members of the Committee […]

PDD regularizes 63711 connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme

PDD regularizes 63711 connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme

SRINAGAR: On the directions of the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, PDD has regularized 63711 electricity connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme across the Valley. SAUBHAGYA or Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana was flagged off in September 2017 with the objective of electrifying all left-out households. It was given out that the approved budget […]

Vyas for comprehensive mechanism to promote SSI sector in JK

Vyas for comprehensive mechanism to promote SSI sector in JK

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today directed for framing a comprehensive mechanism to effectively promote small-scale industrial sector in the state so that the aspiring entrepreneurs are provided with the necessary support. The Advisor was speaking at the twin Board of Directors Meetings of Jammu and Kashmir State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO) and […]

Implementation of DAY-NRLM: GoI extends Special Package for JK

Implementation of DAY-NRLM: GoI extends Special Package for JK

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved extension of timeline for implementation of the Special Package under DeendayalAntyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) for Jammu & Kashmir for another year during 2018-19. The Cabinet also approved allocation of funds to the State under DAY-NRLM on a […]