SRINAGAR : The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here yesterday under the chairmanship of Governor, N N Vohra accorded approval to the change in the working hours in Government offices to be operational from 01.11.2018. The decision was based on the recommendations of the Pay Committee on the implementation of 7th Pay Commission and […]
Jammu and kashmir Govt to approach Centre to seek special fiscal relief for completing long pending projects
SRINAGAR: In a significant move, Governor N N Vohra today asked the State Planning, Development and Monitoring Department to urgently prepare a comprehensive State-wide list of all development projects which have been pending for years for want of the required financial resources resulting in speedily growing cost overruns. He also called for an assessment of […]
Srinagar : Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani paying tributes to the slain militants who were killed in Gurez and Rafiabad encounters in addition to all the martyrs of the preceding week, reiterated his stand that people of Jammu and Kashmir as a peace loving nation are in dire need of peace and […]
DMK chief M. Karunanidhi was laid to rest on the Marina Beach in Chennai on Wednesday beside his mentor, Dravidian ideologue and former chief minister C.N. Annadurai. The former chief minister was accorded a state funeral with gun salute from the three wings of the armed forces. The last journey of the DMK chief, who […]
Srinagar: Two youth abducted by unidentified gunmen from their homes in Khodwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district have been released after being thrashed mercilessly, sources said on Wednesday. Official sources said that two boys identified as Aarif Ahmad Sofi of Khudwani and Mehraj Ahmad Dar of Hawoora, Kulgam were abducted by unknown gunmen. One […]
Srinagar : Our businesses need to keep growing so that we achieve our goals of comfortable and dignified living as a society. For that to happen, we need to join hands and bring more efficiency and transparency to our systems of working both in the institutions and the businesses. J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez […]
Srinagar: Army on Wednesday said that they killed four militants in an ongoing gunfight in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid earlier confirmed the presence of five militants trapped in the gunfight with forces. Earlier a fierce gunbattle broke out between militants and government forces in […]
SRINAGAR : Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai shall be hearing the grievances of people and would be available to meet public delegations, deputations, organizations and individuals at JK Governor’s Grievance Cell at Church Lane, Sonwar on Thursday, August 09 from 10 am to 12 noon.
SRINAGAR : The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Jammu and Kashmir government’s response on a habeas corpus plea in the alleged “custodial torture” of Talib Hussain, a key member in the agitation seeking justice for the Kathua gang rape-murder victim. Hussain was arrested by the state police in the wake of an FIR against […]
Srinagar: Government forces on Wednesday launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Gudoora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, sources said. They said that soon after the CASO, youth took to streets and started protesting triggering minor clashes in the area. Local sources said that house to house searches were going on in the village.