J&K Bank conducts huge recruitment test

Over 30,000 appeared for the Relationship Executive exam SRINAGAR – J&K Bank, the premier financial institution of Jammu and Kashmir, today conducted written test for the posts of Relationship Executives (RE) at 92 centres set up in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh region. Over 30,000 candidates appeared for the examination held under the auspices of Institute […]

Hurriyat (M) Leaders To Visit Pak In Dec

Separatists, Civil Society In Touch Over Amarnath Issue: Mirwaiz SRINAGAR – A high-level delegation of Hurriyat Conference (M) headed by its chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, is all set to visit Pakistan next month. Ahead of the weeklong visit commencing on December 17, the forum leaders would meet with the Pakistani high commissioner and his aides […]

Panel Of Ulema, Legal Experts To Examine Divorce Law

SRINAGAR – Voicing their reservations on the recent High Court judgment on divorce, an all parties meet organized by the Jami’at-e-Ahli Hadees here today decided to constitute a penal of ulema, muftis, judges and legal experts to go into the issue in light of Qur’an and Ahadees. Quoting sources, KNS said the Jami’at held a […]

Mobile Towers On LeT Hit List: Police

SRINAGAR – Jammu and Kashmir Police have claimed that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had planned to disrupt the telecommunication system in the valley by targeting mobile towers and by carrying out arson of places of worship. The plan, police claimed, was revealed during interrogation of six militants arrested last month allegedly for setting ablaze shrines and a […]

Unrecognised Institutions

No Mercy for Students: SC NEW DELHI – Students taking admission in educational institutions without verifying whether they are recognised or not are to be blamed themselves, the Supreme Court has said, refusing to sympathise with them.  A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra refused to grant recognition to a Madhya Pradesh-based […]

Infiltration Down, But Not Out: Army

  15 Corps Chief Rules Out Individual Security For Panchayat Members SRINAGAR (ONS) – Giving credit to the people of Kashmir for the valley’s restored peace, the commander of the army’s 15th Corps, Lt Gen Om Prakash, on Sunday said that militant infiltration from across the LoC was “down but not out.” At the sidelines […]

Omar’s SOS To Delhi: Increase Subsidized LPG

SRINAGAR – Chief minister Omar Abdullah has urged the Centre to increase subsidised LPG cylinders to consumers in the state, keeping in view its topography and chilly winter. Officials said here on Sunday that Abdullah had earlier written a letter to then petroleum minister S Jaipal Reddy requesting him to increase the number of subsidised […]

Pak Govt Won’t Compromise on Kashmir

PPP Top Gun to Prof Ghani SRINAGAR (ONS) – A day after Pakistan’s Interior Ministry  called Jammu & Kashmir as an ‘Indian state’ in the report presented to the Supreme Court, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sunday assured the Hurriyat (M) leadership about the party’s unflinching commitment to the Kashmir issue, and ruled out any […]

Masarat Sent To Udhampur Jail

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Detained Muslim League leader Masarat Aalam has been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) for the sixth time and sent to Udhampur Jail, eliciting strong condemnation from Syed Ali Shah Geelani who termed the step as “political vendetta.” Arrested after the 2010 agitation which he largely masterminded, Aalam had been brought […]

J-K Durbar Opens In Jammu Today

JAMMU – The Civil Secretariat and other move offices of the Jammu and Kashmir government will start functioning from the state’s winter capital here from Monday. Authorities have made elaborate security arrangements to ensure smooth opening of the durbar, official sources said. The offices of civil secretariat, Raj Bhawan, state legislature, which had closed in […]

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