Ensure prompt civic services delivery; timely redressal of public grievances: Advisor Baseer Khan to Officers

Ensure prompt civic services delivery; timely redressal of public grievances: Advisor Baseer Khan to Officers

Visits Baramulla; assesses post snowfall scenario, meets several delegations   BARAMULLA, JANUARY 19: Affirming government’s commitment towards strengthening transparency and accountability in governance mechanism, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today emphasized ensuring prompt delivery of civic services besides timely redressal of public grievances.   Advisor made these remarks during a meeting chaired by […]

People’s Conference pulls out of PAGD three months after formation

People’s Conference pulls out of PAGD three months after formation

Srinagar: Peoples Conference has pulled out of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaracation (PAGD) three months after its formation. Sajad Gani Lone, Chairman of J-K Peoples Conference has sent a letter to President PAGD ,Farooq Abdullah. In the letter, Lone has informed Farooq Abdullah that after holding a meeting of the highest decision-making body of […]

January 26 functions: Security establishment prepared, alert, says IGP

January 26 functions: Security establishment prepared, alert, says IGP

Srinagar: Kashmir Zone’s Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar on Monday said that security establishment was ready for smooth conduct of January 26 functions. “We are already ready. Nakas checking has been started. Cordon and searches have been started. Our people are completely ready. All technical and human resources are being utilized fully,” he said […]

‘Will remain silent if our sons turn out militants’ ‘Give me the body of Athar, will bury him in middle of the night: Father

‘Will remain silent if our sons turn out militants’ ‘Give me the body of Athar, will bury him in middle of the night: Father

A day after Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar said that bodies of 3 ‘militants’ killed in Srinagar encounter won’t be handed over to families in wake of Covid-19 pandemic, the father of one of the slain youth today said that he will give in writing that there will be no problem. “Hand […]

Syllabus Of NEET, JEE Remains Unchanged For 2021

Syllabus Of NEET, JEE Remains Unchanged For 2021

SRINAGAR: The syllabus of JEE and NEET will remain unchanged for the year 2021, the Education Ministry has said. However, unlike previous years, this year, the candidates will have options to answer the questions in JEE and NEET Examinations, it added. The syllabus for JEE (Main 2021) to remain the same as the previous year. […]

Pulwama family hold protest, demand return of body

Pulwama family hold protest, demand return of body

The family of Ather Mushtaq Wani, a teenager who was killed in an alleged gunfight in Srinagar last month, held a protest on Tuesday at their native Bellow village in southern Pulwama district and demanded the return of the bodies. Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, the father of the teenager, led the protest in which people from […]

‘Roshni’ scam: Former Pulwama DC booked by CBI

‘Roshni’ scam: Former Pulwama DC booked by CBI

Former Deputy Commissioner of Pulwama Mehraj Ahmed Kakroo and 12 others have been booked by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)  in connection with the alleged illegal conferment of ownership rights on unauthorised occupants of the State land in Jammu – Kashmir under the now repealed Roshni Act. According to a report by The Hindu newspaper, […]

3 CRPF troops among 4 injured in Qazigund road mishap

3 CRPF troops among 4 injured in Qazigund road mishap

Qazigund: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troops and the driver of an oil tanker were injured after a CRPF vehicle collided with an oil tanker in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district Tuesday morning. An official said that a Casper vehicle of 46 Battalion of CRPF crashed into an oil tanker (JKO2AR-5528) in […]

Unidentified body found in Shopian orchards

Unidentified body found in Shopian orchards

Shopian: An unidentified male body was found in orchards in Awaneera area of Zainapora in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday. Officials said that a male body was spotted by some locals in apple orchards Tuesday morning and accordingly informed the police. A police officer said that “a team has rushed to the spot”. (GNS)

Freezing Cold Unabated in Kashmir, Minus 7.0°C In Srinagar

Freezing Cold Unabated in Kashmir, Minus 7.0°C In Srinagar

Srinagar: Intense cold conditions persisted in Kashmir Valley with Srinagar recording a low of minus 7.0°C, the weatherman said on Tuesday. A meteorological department official said that the mercury fell by six notches in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir against minus 6.4°C on previous night. At minus 8.4°C, Srinagar witnessed season’s coldest night […]