Govt to impose restrictions in Old City, uptown on Ashura

Govt to impose restrictions in Old City, uptown on Ashura

Srinagar: Restrictions will be imposed in Old City of Srinagar and parts of the uptown here on Friday to prevent traditional Ashura procession that remains banned since the onset of militancy in the state in early 90’s. Official sources told news gathering agency Global News Service that fearing law and order situation in view of two important religious ceremonies—Ashura and congregational Friday prayers—in […]

Article 35A is not anti-national: Rana

Article 35A is not anti-national: Rana

BANI: National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Thursday lashed out at the BJP for unleashing misinformation campaign over Article 35A, saying this proviso relates to rights, identity and dignity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir and is not anti-national, a statement issued here said. “How can a proviso of the Constitution of India be anti-national”, […]

Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir

Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir

Srinagar: A militant was reportedly killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Thursday, official sources said. They said  on a tip off about the presence of militants Rashitriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF […]

Two more panchayat ghars targeted in Kashmir

Two more panchayat ghars targeted in Kashmir

Srinagar: Two more panchayat ghars were targeted in the Kashmir valley, where miscreants set on fire four ghars since the Governor administration announced to hold Urban Local Bodies (ULB) and panchayat polls in the state. The National Conference (NC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Communist Party of India (M) have announced poll boycott while Congress […]

Govt rolls out Group Mediclaim Health Insurance Scheme for employees, pensioners, journalists

Govt rolls out Group Mediclaim Health Insurance Scheme for employees, pensioners, journalists

SRINAGAR: The Governor’s Administration today formally rolled out the Group Mediclaim Health Insurance Scheme for employees, pensioners and Accredited Journalists in the State. Giving details of the scheme, Principal Secretary Finance Navin K Choudhary said that the scheme is mandatory for government employees including employees of PSUs, Autonomous Bodies and Universities while it will be optional […]

Establish Winter Joint Control Rooms: Div Com to DCs

Establish Winter Joint Control Rooms: Div Com to DCs

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to establish winter control rooms in their respective districts including Gurez and Tangdhar for the preparedness and arrangements to be made for the cold months so that people do not face any kind of inconvenience. The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir issued these directions […]

Governor pays tributes to Karbala martyrs

Governor pays tributes to Karbala martyrs

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik paid tributes to the sacrifices made by Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and other martyrs of Karbala. In a message on the eve of Aashoor-e-Muharram, the Governor said that Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions sacrificed their lives for upholding the high values of truth, justice and righteousness. He added […]

Prioritize languishing projects for completion: Navin Choudhary to DCs

Prioritize languishing projects for completion: Navin Choudhary to DCs

Conference of DCs, SSPs SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary has asked Deputy Commissioners to prioritize completion of languishing infrastructure projects in their respective districts during the current financial year. Addressing the joint conference of Administrative Secretaries, Deputy Commissioners and District Police Chiefs at SKICC here last evening, Navin asked Deputy Commissioners to prepare […]