Lt Governor chairs high level meeting of Administrative Secretaries

Lt Governor chairs high level meeting of Administrative Secretaries

Stresses on close monitoring, speedy execution of development works; release of pending payments SRINAGAR, JULY 06: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today stressed on close monitoring of developmental works and their speedy execution, besides releasing of pending payments under various schemes on priority. The Lt Governor was chairing a high level meeting of Administrative Secretaries […]

Govt orders Administrative Secretaries to tour districts at least once a week

Govt orders Administrative Secretaries to tour districts at least once a week

Government of J&K Union Territory on Monday ordered all Administrative Secretaries to tour districts at least once a week. An order issued by Cheif Secretary J&K BVR Subramanyam states, “As directed by the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor in the meeting held on July 6, all Administrative Secretaries are directed to tour districts at keast once a […]

DDC inspects ongoing works at receiving stations in Shopian

DDC inspects ongoing works at receiving stations in Shopian

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Chaudhry Mohammad Yaseen today inspected the ongoing construction works of Receiving Stations Mastpora, Keller and Arhama, Shopian. The Receiving Station 6.3 MVA Mastpora, Keller constructed by Sub- Transmission Division (STD) Power Development Department (PDD) is coming up with an estimated cost of Rs. 3.4 crore and Receiving Station 10 MVA […]

Advisor Khan takes stock of renovation works at Bakhshi Stadium, Indoor Stadium

Advisor Khan takes stock of renovation works at Bakhshi Stadium, Indoor Stadium

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today took stock of ongoing works here at Bakhshi Stadium and Sher-i-Kashmir Indoor Stadium. At Bakhshi Stadium, Advisor Khan directed the concerned to set weekly targets for the executing agency to speed up the ongoing works and compensate the days lost during COVID-19 pandemic. The stadium, located in the […]

First time in J&K’s history, civil secretariat functions simultaneously from Jammu, Srinagar

First time in J&K’s history, civil secretariat functions simultaneously from Jammu, Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir Civil Secretariat began functioning simultaneously from the union territories two capitals, Jammu and Srinagar, on Monday—the first time this has happened in the history of the union territory. The coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged the union territory has stalled the traditional “Darbar Move”—the biannual practice of moving the state capital from […]

NIA files charge sheet against J-K rogue cop Davinder Singh

NIA files charge sheet against J-K rogue cop Davinder Singh

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet against suspended deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Davinder Singh for his association with terrorist groups in Kashmir valley, officials said Monday. Singh was arrested in January this year for providing safe passage to terrorists Naveed Babu, Rafi Ahmed Rather and Irfan Shafi Mir. […]

 PARENTS V/S SCHOOLS

 PARENTS V/S SCHOOLS

Parents have been at loggerheads with private schools owners regarding the fee and other such matters while the schools continue to remain closed due to Covid-19 lockdown. Parents have appealed UT administration to intervene and alleged that owners of private schools have no appreciation of the situation prevailing in Kashmir valley and are demanding fee […]

JKAP expresses solidarity with J&K media fraternity

JKAP expresses solidarity with J&K media fraternity

Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) senior leader and former minister Ghulam Hassan Mir on Monday expressed solidarity with J&K media fraternity demanding immediate rollback of new media policy in J&K. In a statement issued to KNS, Mir urged the J&K government to go for a review of new media policy in consultation with representatives […]

‘Coronavirus Is Airborne’: Over 200 Scientists Write To WHO, Urge Change In Recommendation

‘Coronavirus Is Airborne’: Over 200 Scientists Write To WHO, Urge Change In Recommendation

In an open letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), 239 scientists from 32 countries have claimed that the novel coronavirus is airborne and have called for the global health body to revise its recommendations, the New York Times reported. The WHO has been saying that the coronavirus or Covid-19 is spread primarily by large respiratory […]

China makes new claim in eastern border with Bhutan

China makes new claim in eastern border with Bhutan

WITH CHINA making new territorial claims in its eastern border with Bhutan this week, there is considerable disquiet in Delhi. Beijing made this claim while objecting to a request to develop the Sakteng wildlife sanctuary in eastern Bhutan’s Trashigang district at an online meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Set up in 1992, GEF is a […]