Amnesty demand independent investigation into Kulgam civilian killings  

Amnesty demand independent investigation into Kulgam civilian killings  

Bengaluru/New Delhi: Authorities should conduct effective, independent and impartial investigations into the killings of seven civilians by a blast in the aftermath of the Kulgam encounter, Amnesty India said on Wednesday.  “In case of any direct or indirect violence between security forces and armed groups, extra caution should be exercised to ensure that civilians in the […]

All roads leading to Kulgam sealed, restrictions imposed

All roads leading to Kulgam sealed, restrictions imposed

Anantnag: To foil separatists “Kulgam Challo” on Wednesday against killing of seven civilians in a blast on Sunday, authorities closed all roads leading to main town besides imposed restrictions under Section 144 CrPC to prevent any demonstration. The authorities have already ordered closure of all educational institutions and suspension of mobile internet service in majority […]

Governor inaugurates new building of SPS Library

Governor inaugurates new building of SPS Library

Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated new building of the Shri Pratap Singh Library situated at the M.A. Road, here today. Advisor to Governor Sh. Khurshid Ganai was present on the occasion. The SPS Library which was established in the year 1898, hosts a collection of books in English, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Hindi and Punjabi […]

Durbar Move: One-way traffic on Oct 27, 28 & Nov 3, 4

Durbar Move: One-way traffic on Oct 27, 28 & Nov 3, 4

SRINAGAR:  In order to ensure hassle-free movement of vehicles carrying Darbar move employees and important official records to Jammu, only one-way movement of traffic from Srinagar towards Jammu shall be permitted on October 27, 28 and November 3, 4 on the Srinagar- Jammu National Highway. As such no movement of any sort of traffic including that […]

Govt orders change in office timing from Nov 1

Govt orders change in office timing from Nov 1

SRINAGAR: In an order issued here by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, working hours in all government offices observing six-days week, except educational institutions, in Kashmir division has been changed. The revised working hours will be from 10 am to 4.30 pm and will come into effect from 1 November 2018. All offices have been instructed […]

Durbar Move: Govt orders establishment of Winter Secretariat in Srinagar

Durbar Move: Govt orders establishment of Winter Secretariat in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In connection with the bi-annual Durbar Move, the Government today ordered establishment of Winter Secretariat at Srinagar which shall start functioning from 1st November 2018. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the officers/officials to be stationed in the Winter Secretariat include one officer of the level of Special Secretary/Additional […]

Govt to re-introduce radio taxi service in JK: Dr Samoon

Govt to re-introduce radio taxi service in JK: Dr Samoon

SRINAGAR:  In an effort to ease public mobility, Government is planning to reintroduce radio taxis in the State. The plan was discussed in a high-level video conference meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Transport Dr Asgar Samoon Wednesday. The meeting was held regarding mobility on highways including NH-44, NH-1 and Mughal Road in State. Options to […]

Advisor Khurshid Ganai hears public delegations, individuals

Advisor Khurshid Ganai hears public delegations, individuals

SRINAGAR: Several deputations comprising civil society groups and public delegations from different districts met the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, at his civil secretariat office here. More than a dozen delegations and scores of individuals registered their grievances with the Advisor and sought his intervention for early redressal. The advisor gave a patient hearing […]

J&K Police working on different fronts along with other forces in the State: Dilbag Singh

J&K Police working on different fronts along with other forces in the State: Dilbag Singh

SRINAGAR: A group of IPS officers from Sardar Vallabhbhhai Patel National Police Academy Hyderabad today visited Police Headquarters here and interacted with Director General of Police Dilbag Singh, IPS and other senior police officers at PHQ. The probationary officers were given know-how about the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Police. At the outset of the interactive […]