Advisor Ganai reviews JK’s preparedness for upcoming tourist season

Advisor Ganai reviews JK’s preparedness for upcoming tourist season

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Tourism Department and its preparedness for the upcoming tourist season. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary, Tourism Department, Managing Director, J&K Tourism Development Corporation, Director Tourism, Kashmir, Director Tourism, Jammu, Managing Director, J&K State Cable Car Corporation Limited, […]

NIA has compromised its credibility: Geelani

NIA has compromised its credibility: Geelani

Srinagar: Strongly reacting to the “highhandedness” by NIA, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday said this agency “has itself compromised its credibility and neutrality and has taken the shape of yet another oppressive tool being used rather misused with a sole aim to threaten and force the pro-freedom people to subjugation”. “More than […]

Lok Sabha Elections: CEO seeks cooperation from political parties for smooth conduct of elections

Lok Sabha Elections: CEO seeks cooperation from political parties for smooth conduct of elections

JAMMU: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), J&K, Shailendra Kumar today interacted with the representatives of recognized political parties in the State on various issues related to the conduct of Parliamentary Elections-2019 which have recently been announced by the Election Commission of India. The CEO held wide ranging discussions with the political leaders for the smooth, peaceful […]

DC Jammu reviews preparedness for General Elections

DC Jammu reviews preparedness for General Elections

JAMMU: District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Ramesh Kumar today chaired a meeting of Electoral Registration Officers (EROs), AROs and other concerned officers to review and discuss the preparedness for the General Elections . The DEO directed the officers to identify the vulnerable, critical and sensitive Polling stations without any further delay. They were also asked […]

Training for Pulwama Hajj pilgrims from March 19

Training for Pulwama Hajj pilgrims from March 19

PULWAMA: According to Deputy Commissioner  Pulwama Syed Abid Rashid  Shah, the orientation training programme for  Hajj pilgrims of district Pulwama  will be conducted on  19th  and 20th of March 2019. Meanwhile, he informed that training for Hajj pilgrims of Tral, Awantipora, Aripal and Pampore  will be held on March 19  at Jamia Masjid Awantipora  from […]

Gulmarg receives fresh snow, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Gulmarg receives fresh snow, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Srinagar: World famous ski resort of Gulmarg and some other upper reaches received fresh snowfall while rain lashed plains in Kashmir, resulting in dip in the day temperature. Meanwhile, the night temperature remained below normal across Kashmir valley, where rain and snow is predicted till Friday. A Met department spokesperson said that light rain and […]

PDP, BJP still in alliance in JK: NC

PDP, BJP still in alliance in JK: NC

JAMMU: National Conference on Wednesday expressed surprise over clandestine PDP-BJP bonhomie ahead of Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the duo were still in alliance and hand-in-glove to influence the polls by deceit and deception, a statement issued here said. “We have credible information about PDP soliciting the advice and direction of the […]

SHRC notice to govt on shifting JKLF chief from Jammu to Srinagar jail

SHRC notice to govt on shifting JKLF chief from Jammu to Srinagar jail

Srinagar: State Human Rights Commission on Wednesday sought response from government on a petition, seeking shifting of JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik from Jammu’s Kotbalwal jail to Srinagar. Malik, who was detained on February 22, was lodged at Kothibagh police station here prior to his shifting to Kotbalwal jail. In this regard, SHRC chairperson Justice […]

Burhan Wani not a terrorist but victim of NC’s despotic rule: PDP to Farooq Abdullah

Burhan Wani not a terrorist but victim of NC’s despotic rule: PDP to Farooq Abdullah

Tral: Senior leader of People’s Democratic Party and former MLA Tral, Mushtaq Ahmed Shah said lambasted National Conference President Farooq Abdullah for calling Burhan Wani a terrorist, a statement issued here said. “Calling Burhan Wani a terrorist is spiteful and insulting to say the very least. Farooq Abdullah’s statement has once again unveiled the real […]