Dr Farooq cautions against divisive politics, calls for unity

Dr Farooq cautions against divisive politics, calls for unity

JAMMU: Without naming the BJP, National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday expressed concern over divisive politics, saying this has taken the toll of unity across the country, a statement issued here said. “Seeking votes on religion is a dangerous trend, which is not only against the standing norms of Election Commission of India […]

Country’s millionaires not contributing towards charity are like “rotten potatoes”: J&K Guv

Country’s millionaires not contributing towards charity are like “rotten potatoes”: J&K Guv

Jammu: Known for his firebrand remarks, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday without naming Reliance owner Mukesh Ambani said that the millionaires who are not contributing into the charity are like “rotten potatoes”. “Recently one of the country’s richest man as per reports have spent Rs 700 crore in lavish marriage ceremony […]

Guv administration sowing seeds of discord, creating new fault lines in J&K: PDP

Guv administration sowing seeds of discord, creating new fault lines in J&K: PDP

Srinagar: Extending full support to the demand of people of Kargil for a full-fledged University in the district, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday alleged that the Governor administration by functioning without taking public sentiment into consideration is causing tensions and sowing seeds of discord for future in the state. In a statement issued here, […]

Service Grievance Committee conducts maiden hearing

Service Grievance Committee conducts maiden hearing

JAMMU:  To redress the service-related grievances of the state government employees, the newly constituted Service Grievance Committee (SGC) headed by Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today conducted its maiden hearing here at Convention Centre, Canal Road. During day long marathon hearing, the Advisor along with members of the Committee including Principal Secretary to Governor, Umang […]

2 senior PDP leaders Basharat Bukhari, Peer Hussain join NC

2 senior PDP leaders Basharat Bukhari, Peer Hussain join NC

Srinagar: Two senior former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders Basharat Bukhari and Peer Muhammad Hussain on Wednesday joined National Conference (NC). The development comes just a day after Bukhari, who is a former cabinet minister in Mehbooba-led PDP-BJP government, and Hussain, ex-Wakf Board chairman, were expelled by PDP on Tuesday for  alleged ‘anti-party activities’. The duo […]

To enforce austerity, JK govt to monitor movement of official vehicles

To enforce austerity, JK govt to monitor movement of official vehicles

JAMMU:  In a bid to enforce austerity, the Jammu and Kashmir government has established a control system to monitor the movement of official vehicles through Global Positioning System (GPS). The facility was today kick started by Principal Secretary Transport Department   Dr Asghar Hasan Samoon after inaugurating a fully functional traffic control unit here at   State […]

FCS&CA recovers Rs 9100 fine from erring traders

FCS&CA recovers Rs 9100 fine from erring traders

SRINAGAR: The Enforcement squad of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Monday collected fine of Rs 9100 from 27 erring shopkeepers for violation of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. In an official handout issued here, the market checking squad headed by Assistant Director Enforcement North and South zones inspected 81business establishments in Eid Gah, […]

Sainik School Manasbal announces admission process

Sainik School Manasbal announces admission process

SRINAGAR: CBSE affiliated Sainik School Manasbal has announced admission for the session 2019-20. As per a statement by the school, the admission forms for the classes 6th and 9th against the available seats are available till 10 February 2019 on all working days. The admission-cum-prospectus forms can be obtained against a Bank Draft of Rs […]