Lead movement for repealing of AFSPA from Kashmir, Soz to Hazarika

Lead movement for repealing of AFSPA from Kashmir, Soz to Hazarika

Srinagar: Appealing to Director Common Wealth Human Rights Initiative Sanjoy Hazarika to lead a vigorous movement for repealing of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Kashmir, Congress leader and former union minister Prof Saifuddin Soz said it (act) has been causing death and destructions in the valley during the past 27 years, a statement […]

Advisor Sharma holds pre-budget consultations with Jammu trade, industries associations

Advisor Sharma holds pre-budget consultations with Jammu trade, industries associations

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today held Pre-Budget consultation meetings with several Trade, Industries and related associations in Jammu here at Excise and Taxation Complex, Rail Head. During the series of consultation meetings with representations of various business and trade associations and other stakeholders, the Advisor sought suggestions and proposals that may be […]

Finance Deptt winds up pre-budget consultations

Finance Deptt winds up pre-budget consultations

JAMMU: Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary has concluded the extensive and mandatory exercise of pre-budget consultations of Government departments for the next financial year. While winding up this annual process, today he chaired the last and final meeting of Power Development Department and discussed its budgetary proposals. Commissioner/Secretary PDD, Hirdesh Kumar along with a […]

Srinagar Smart City Project: FC Housing & Urban Development chairs BoD meeting

Srinagar Smart City Project: FC Housing & Urban Development chairs BoD meeting

SRINAGAR: Financial Commissioner Housing and Urban Development Department, K B Agarwal today chaired the third Board of Directors (BOD) meeting of Srinagar Smart City Project. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Range S P Pani, VC Srinagar Development Authority Sajad Ahmad, Director Archives and […]

Encounter breaks out on Srinagar’s outskirts

Encounter breaks out on Srinagar’s outskirts

Srinagar: A fierce encounter breaks out between militants and security forces during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on Saturday afternoon at Mujgund in Srinagar outskirts, 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 launched […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Monday to highlight HR violations

JRL calls for shutdown on Monday to highlight HR violations

Srinagar:Β The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Saturday called for a general strike on world Human Rights day on December 10 to highlight alleged Human Rights (HR) violations in the Kashmir valley. In a joint statement the JRL, comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq and Mohammad Yaseen Malik, have urged people to observe […]

Preparedness critical for tackling natural disasters: Vyas

Preparedness critical for tackling natural disasters: Vyas

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, BB Vyas today said that preparedness is critical for tackling any natural disaster and we have to ensure that we take special measures for specific needs of children and women in the event of any humanitarian emergency, so that our approach is proactive rather than reactive. He was speaking at the […]

3 passengers succumb to injuries, Poonch accident toll swells to 14

3 passengers succumb to injuries, Poonch accident toll swells to 14

Jammu: Three passengers succumbed to their injuries during a treatment, thus taking the toll of Poonch road accident to 14 on Saturday. Earlier, 11 passengers were killed and many injured, when their bus skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in tehsil Mandi of Poonch district. “Eleven passengers had died earlier and […]

Governor expresses grief over loss of lives in Mandi road accident

Governor expresses grief over loss of lives in Mandi road accident

Jammu: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief and anguish over the loss of precious lives in a tragic road accident that occurred yesterday in Mandi Tehsil of Poonch district which left 11 dead and several injured. In his message, Governor has prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls and expressed sympathies with the […]