Seven persons were injured in an accident in Garkote area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. A cab carrying passengers from Garkote to Uri town turned turtle near Magray Mod here this morning leaving seven persons injured. The injured were shifted to Sub District Hospital Uri for treatment.
Taking strong exception to appointment of one of the defence counsel for accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder trial as Additional Advocate General (AAG) by the Jammu and Kashmir government PDP Chief Spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir has said that it is a decision that raises eyebrows and...
Governor N. N. Vohra chaired a high level meeting to review issues relating to LoC Trade and identify existing systems and procedures in the LoC Trade framework which require improvement or change. B.B. Vyas and Vijay Kumar, Advisors to Governor; B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Dr. S.P. Vaid, DGP; Umang Narula,...
Sajad Gani Lone, former Minister and MLA Handwara, met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan. Lone drew Governor’s attention to certain initiatives which had been commenced in the social Welfare and Renewable Energy Departments, including a Project to establish a Renewable Energy Corporation, which could be profitably taken...
Kashmir University (KU) has appointed Tariq Abdullah as Coordinator of its National Service Scheme (NSS) wing. A well-known documentary filmmaker and broadcaster, Tariq Abdullah is also Producer at varsity's Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMMRC). Prior to his appointment, he has served NSS wing of Kashmir University as programme officer for eight...
Hundreds of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers Tuesday staged a protest near Residence Road in Srinagar and demanded implementation of salary as per 7th Pay Commission. The protesting teachers said that the government is targeting only SSA teachers. They said that due to negligent approach of government they were forced to...
The state unit of Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Monday constituted a new team and nominated 11 state spokespersons, including its chief. BJP State President Ravinder Riana (MLA), in consultation with BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna, State General Secretary (Org) Ashok Kaul and senior party leaders,...
While urging the Governor Administration to settle the cases of those casual labourers on priority, who have donated their land for PHE water supply schemes over the years, CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Monday said there should be a special and serious attention for them...
Taking tough action against the illegal mining by stone crusher owners in nallah Mawar in Langate, Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Peerzada Muzaffar Monday warned those involved in illegal mining of a massive crackdown in the coming days. The ADC said they sealed three to four tractors in the latest drive....
The former chief minister and National Conference (NC) Vice-President, Omar Abdullah on Monday hoped that the work on much-awaited flyover will resume at an earliest. Omar tweeted that hope Governor N N Vohra can also resolve the mess left by the erstwhile government with contractors, constructing flyover. "Let’s hope @jandkgovernor can...