Minimum Labour Wages Revived

JAMMU: Minister for Higher Education, Labour and Employment, Abdul Gani Malik Monday chaired a meeting of officers which revived wages of labour class, an official spokesman said. The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner, Finance, Mohammad Iqbal Khanday, Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment, Mr. Yadullaha, Labour Commissioner, Sayed Intayat-ullaha, Trade Union Leader Employer and Employees […]

Govt’s Repression Radicalising Youth: PDP

SRINAGAR: The Peoples Democratic Party while condemning what it called the continuous siege of Pulwama town and its adjoining villages in the aftermath of the recent firing incidents, in which many people were injured, has criticized the NC led government for allegedly unleashing reign of terror on the people of J&K. In a joint statement […]

‘People Have Lost Faith in Inquiries’

SRINAGAR: While reiterating its demand for fair investigation into the recent Pulwama firing incident through a neutral agency, the Hurriyat Conference (G) has said that the ‘announcement of inquiry by Omer Abdullah administration is only meant to pacify the furious people’. The conglomerate in a statement has said that in several such incidents not single […]

Spl Class Railway Apprentices’ Exam on 20th

SRINAGAR: The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2013 on 20.01.2013 at various centres all over India as per notification. E-Admission Certificates are available on the Commission’s website Candidates are advised to download and check their e-Admission Certificates carefully and bring discrepancy, if any, to the notice […]

Ladakhi Film Maker Bags Award

SRINAGAR: Jungwa (The Broken Balance), a documentary film by a Ladakhi film maker has got the Jury Award on the 29th Mountain International Film Festival held in Autrance, France.  Jungwa is documentary about the links between the environment, global warming and the Ladakhi way of Life made by Stanzin Dorjai Gya from Ladakh. Dorjai hails […]

India, Pakistan need to invest in dialogue, not confrontation: Tarigami

SRINAGAR: Urging India and Pakistan to cut military spending and focus their investment on dialogue to resolve all outstanding issues, CPI (M) State Secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has said the confrontation in past over six decades has not yielded anything except for miseries and sufferings to the people in whole of the region.   Addressing […]

LA Panel reviews functioning of Estates Deptt

Directs immediate eviction of unauthorized occupants JAMMU: The Committee on Estimates (EC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Monday directed the officers of Estate department to ensure eviction of unauthorized occupants in a time bound manner. In this pursuit, the Committee asked them to review such cases and gear up their field functionaries for identifying […]

DGP awards 209 personnel

JAMMU: The Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. Ashok Prasad today ordered Commendation Medals and Certificates to 209 officers and jawans of Jammu and Kashmir Police. Medals and Certificates were awarded for their meritorious and exemplary service in public service during the year 2012.  The awardees include  SsP S/Shri Amit Kumar, Dr. Sunil Gupta, Virendar […]

Vohra, Omar Extend New Year Greetings

JAMMU: Governor N. N. Vohra has extended New Year greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and prayed for their well-being and prosperity. In his message of greetings and good wishes, the Governor observed that 2012 had been an important year in the history of the State, in many ways. Recalling the developments during […]

Of Exploding Gas Cylinders & Grenades

By claiming that the “militants killed in Pulwama gunfight were involved in the Bijbehara grenade blast,” the Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) may feel that it has added yet another feather to its cap. However, it has failed to realise that by making this claim (which completely contradicts its earlier version), the JKP has only […]