Mehbooba’s new found reverence for Mirwaiz, a steep spur of opportunism: NC

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday expressed surprise over Mehbooba Mufti’s recent statement wherein she had condemned summoning of Mirwaiz by NIA saying that the statement coming from her is a steep expression of political opportunism and shamelessness. Party’s Chief spokesperson Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi in a statement said that Mehbooba Mufti has […]

Golden Jubilee celebration of Jammu University starts with “Jashn-e-Gulzar”

JAMMU: The Golden Jubilee celebration of Jammu University today began with “Jashn-e-Gulzar”, with the inaugural ceremony witnessing participation of some world famous Indian writers and poets. Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, in presence of eminent Film Director, legendry poet and writer Gulzar inaugurated the three day high profile cultural event  organized by the Department […]

Advisor Kumar inspects progress on Wular Lake conservation Project

BANDIPORA: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar inspected pace of work on theWular Lake Conservation Project, here today. The conservation project on the world famous Fresh water Lake is being implemented by Wular Conservation & Monitoring Authority (WUCMA). Commissioner Secretary Forests Manoj Kumar Diwedi, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) Suresh Chugh and officials of […]

Kashmir tarde bodies terms NIA summons to Mirwaiz ‘interference in religious affairs’

Srinagar: Various business and trade bodies in Kashmir Tuesday flayed the NIA summons to moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq saying it is a “direct interference in our religious affairs”. They hit out at the government terming the NIA move as “brazen attempts at politicization” of the situation in Kashmir. Addressing a joint press […]

Elect those who will ensure J&K’s voice is heard in Parliament: Abdullah to Kashmiris

Elect those who will ensure J&K’s voice is heard in Parliament: Abdullah to Kashmiris

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah urged the people of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to elect those leaders in the upcoming general election who would ensure that their voice was heard in Parliament. “Now that the trumpet of the Lok Sabha polls has been blown, the NC is all geared up. The people […]

Fresh landslides, snowfall blocks Jammu-Srinagar Highway

Banihal/Jammu: Fresh landslides triggered by incessant rains and snowfall on Saturday blocked the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway once again, hours after it was opened for one-way traffic, leaving thousands of commuters stranded, officials said. The highway was opened for Kashmir-bound vehicles Saturday morning after remaining closed for the past five days. About eight inches of snow […]

400 additional bunkers sanctioned for Poonch, Rajouri

JAMMU:  In view of the heightened cross-border shelling, the Government has sanctioned additional 400 individual bunkers for Poonch and Rajouri districts with 200 additional bunkers for each district. The Government has directed that to ensure speedy construction of these bunkers, funds would be placed with the DCs through the Rural Development Department. The bunkers would […]

Pension scheme for unorganized sector

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the Implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan, scheme (PM-SYM) 2019 in the State from 15th February, 2019. The Government of India had announced the mega pension scheme for the un-organised sector in the interim […]

ED organizes Voters’ Awareness programmes for Sectt employees, police functionaries

JAMMU: As a part of Election Commission’s nation-wide awareness campaign “Systematic Voters Education & Electoral Participation” (SVEEP), the State Election Department organized two special awareness programmes at Civil Secretariat and Police Auditorium here today. Advisor to Governor K. Skandan, Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh participated in the programe at Police Auditorium as special guests. […]

SAC approves creation of 2000 posts of Accounts Assistants for Panchayats

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the creation of 2000 posts of Panchayat Accounts Assistants exclusively for strengthening the functioning of democratically elected Panchayat Raj Institutions. The recently amended Panchayati Raj Act envisages devolution of powers, funds & functions to the Panchayats. […]

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