Govt constitutes Committee for operationalization of new Degree Colleges

Govt constitutes Committee for operationalization of new Degree Colleges

SRINAGAR:  The Governor’s administration today accorded sanction to the constitution of a Committee for operationalization of new Degree Colleges in the State. According to the order issued by GAD, the Committee will be headed by the Administrative Secretary, Finance Department. The members of the Committee are Administrative Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring Department, Administrative Secretary, Higher […]

Advisor Ganai for harnessing talent of special children

Advisor Ganai for harnessing talent of special children

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today said that the specially-abled students have hidden talent which needs to be harnessed and encouraged so that they too can contribute towards nation building. Speaking here at Annual Day cum Award distribution function of Samaj Kalyan Kendra (SKK), Jammu, he called for joint efforts of government and […]

DGP meets Governor

DGP meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Dilbagh Singh, DGP J&K, accompanied by Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP Kashmir, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Singh briefed Governor about the present internal security situation and the arrangements made for  smooth conduct of elections to the Urban Local Bodies and the Panchayats.

Elected Municipal, Panchayat Bodies to get Rs 4335 cr for development: CS

Elected Municipal, Panchayat Bodies to get Rs 4335 cr for development: CS

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today said that Rs 4335 crore will be devolved to the Urban and Rural Local Bodies for developmental activities immediately after the conclusion of the ongoing poll process. “This huge chunk of funds allocated to the State under the 14th Finance Commission award has been withheld as no elected Urban […]

Tosamaidan can’t be allowed to become death trap for children: SHRC

Tosamaidan can’t be allowed to become death trap for children: SHRC

Srinagar: The state Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday said that the Tosa Maidan should be either cleaned or cleaned, saying that this Maidan cannot be allowed to become a death trap for children. Hearing a suo-motto complaint regarding death of one person and four injured in a mine-blast at Tosa Maidan in Budgam on last Thursday, […]

Junaid Matoo resigns from NC, announces participation in upcoming elections

Junaid Matoo resigns from NC, announces participation in upcoming elections

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) spokesman, Junaid Azim Matoo on Tuesday tendered his resignation from the party over his disagreement with the party’s decision to boycott the upcoming Panchayat and Municipal polls. Matoo took to social networking site and claimed that he has tendered his resignation before party’s general Secretary, Ali Muhammad Sagar Junaid also announced his participation […]

Advertisement Policy for Electronic Media: Committee to draft guidelines meets

Advertisement Policy for Electronic Media: Committee to draft guidelines meets

SRINAGAR: Director Information and Public Relations, Tariq Ahmad Zargar Tuesday chaired a meeting of the Committee mandated to finalize the draft policy guidelines for empanelment and advertisement rate structure for the electronic media including TV and Radio Channels. The draft policy guidelines once ratified by the committee will be submitted to the Government for approval. The meeting was […]

Dir Tourism flags off Kashmir to Kanyakumari cycling expedition

Dir Tourism flags off Kashmir to Kanyakumari cycling expedition

SRINAGAR: Director Tourism Kashmir Tasaduq Jeelani today flagged off a Pune based cyclist Vivek Lokur at Tourist Reception Centre (TRC)Srinagar for 4000 km Kashmir to Kanyakumari for an ultra-cycling expedition. Lokur from Maharashtra decided to start his cycling expedition from Srinagar to spread a message about Kashmir being a safe place for the travellers. On […]

Two militants killed in Sopore Encounter

Two militants killed in Sopore Encounter

Srinagar: Police and Security Forces during the preceding night jointly launched a search operation based on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists at Nowpora area of Tujjer in Sopore, police said. During the searches, hiding militants fired on the search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the encounter two militants were […]