DC Raina appointed as Advocate General of J&K

DC Raina appointed as Advocate General of J&K

Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday appointed senior advocate DC Raina as advocate general of Jammu and Kashmir. “In exercise of the powers conferred under section 42 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir and in supersession of notification SRO 180 dated June 3, 2016, the Governor is pleased to appoint Shri DC Raina, Senior […]

Boy killed, 4 others injured in Shopian blast

Boy killed, 4 others injured in Shopian blast

Srinagar  A minor boy was killed and four others sustained injuries in a grenade blast in Memander village of  South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday. An official said that some children were fiddling with an unexploded grenade in Memander village. The grenade later exploded resulting in the death of a minor boy identified as Salik Khurshid 11, son of Khurshid […]

Kashmir shuts against civilian killings

Kashmir shuts against civilian killings

A protest shutdown called by separatists affected life adversely across the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik, called the valley-wide shutdown against the “continuing killings of civilians by the Indian security forces”. Two militants and two civilians were killed […]

Govt orders transfer, posting of Private Secretaries

Govt orders transfer, posting of Private Secretaries

SRINAGAR,: Government Tuesday ordered transfers and postings of Private Secretaries in various departments. An order to this effect was issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) here today. According to the order, Vijay Kumar Kaul, Private Secretary, presently posted in Tribal Affairs Department, is transferred and posted as Private Secretary to Commissioner Secretary to the Government, Higher […]

Speaker reviews functioning of Assembly Secretariat

SRINAGAR, : Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh, today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Assembly Secretariat. Taking a detailed review of the working of Legislation, Accounts and other Sections of the Assembly Secretariat, the Speaker discussed various issues with regard to the working of different sections.   He called for prompt disposal […]

Hajj-2018: Flights to operate from July 14

Hajj-2018: Flights to operate from July 14

SRINAGAR, : Executive Officer, State Haj Committee (SHC), Syed Qamar Sajjad, today informed that Haj-2018 flights shall operate from July 14, 2018. Accordingly, the flight schedule for July 14, 15 and 16 has been issued for the information of public in general and intending Haj pilgrims in particular. The intending pilgrims of Kashmir Division have been asked to collect their […]

JRL calls for strike tomorrow against civilian killings

JRL calls for strike tomorrow against civilian killings

Srinagar, : Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday called for complete shutdown on Wednesday against the civilian killing in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Mirwaiz confirmed to Kashmir News Service (KNS), saying that a complete shutdown will be observed across the Valley to protest against […]

Kundalan Gunfight: Police identify slain militants

Kundalan Gunfight: Police identify slain militants

Srinagar : Police on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Kundalan gunfight. A police spokesperson in a statement said: “Pursuing credible leads regarding the presence of terrorists in Kundalan area of District Shopian, a joint patrol of the security forces launched searches in the area in the wee hours today.” “As the searches were going […]

Missing Charar-e-Sharif youth found dead in Yousmarg dam

Missing Charar-e-Sharif youth found dead in Yousmarg dam

A youth missing from his home since June 24 in Charar-e-Sharif area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district was found dead today morning. Reports said the body of Sameer Ahmad Dar (24), a resident of Watkaloo village, was fished out from Yousmarg dam today morning. His body has been sent for post-mortem, said an official. The […]

Private schools flout norms for summer camps

By: Mehmood Bedar Srinagar: Many private schools have flouted the norms set by Government of Jammu and Kashmir through State Education Department due to the present prevailing situation there would be no summer camps for boys and girls. Government issued a circular recently by virtue of which all the government and private schools have been […]