80% Power Being Purchased in Kashmir

SRINAGAR:  About 80 per cent of the power was being purchased from different parts of the country, including northern grid, to provide electricity to people in the Kashmir valley.  Officials said against the requirement of 1000 mega watts of electricity, only 200 mega watts were being generated locally.  The remaining power was being purchased from […]

CM Reviews Functioning of SKIMS

SRINAGAR– Highlighting the importance of the SKIMS as prestigious tertiary healthcare institute in the State, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah said that it has to attain new highs and become one of the leading super speciality hospitals in the Country. “My government has flagged health sector as one of the most important sectors in the State’s […]

Fake Appointment Case: Agitated Employees Lock CMO’s Office

SRINAGAR: Agitated over withholding of their salaries employees of the health department today locked the office of Chief Medical Officer Anantnag as a mark of protest. The agitated employees locked the office of CMO at 10:30 in morning and raised slogans against the authorities, eyewitnesses said. The employees were demanding release of their salaries and […]

Amendments Proposed in Roshni Scheme Rules

‘Time limit for filling applications, fee deposit to be extended’ JAMMU: Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Saifullah today reviewed the amendments proposed by Revenue Department for the Jammu and Kashmir State Lands (Vesting of ownership to the occupants) Rule, 2007 (Roshni Scheme) and status report of amount deposited in respect of Nazool and […]

Ensure repair of transformers on time: Viqar

SRINAGAR: The Minister of State for CA&PD, Power and Information, Viqar Rasool has said that strict instructions have been passed down the line to ensure repairs of damaged transformers within the shortest possible time so that people do not face any inconvenience during the winter months. The Minister was interacting with the officers during his […]

If confident of ‘report card’ why beg for alliance: PDP asks Omar

Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has said if the chief minister Omar Abdullah is so confident about his four year ‘report card’ and public support for him he should not be have been seen as begging for an alliance. “The fact is that the chief minister is extremely jittery about his future and […]

Application Date for Prosecuting Officers Post Extended

JAMMU: According to Police Headquarters (PHQ) spokesman, the last date for receiving applications for the post of Prosecuting Officers in J&K Police advertised vide PHQ Notice issued under endorsement No:Estt/Pros-2/2012/61457-610 dated 29-12-2012 has been extended upto 21-02-2013.   

KU Workshop on ‘Management Development Concludes

Srinagar: Vice Chancellor Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora (IUST ) Prof A R Trag while addressing the college principals and academic administrators during the  valedictory  session of a two days seminar -cum-workshop on ‘Management Development in Higher Education’ stressed the need for imparting moral and ethical education to students. The event was organized […]

Over 60 Syrian’s Found Shot Execution Style

ALEPPO: The bodies of at least 68 young men and boys, all executed with a single gunshot to the head or neck, were found in a river in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Abu Sada, a Free Syrian Army captain at the scene said many more bodies were still being dragged from the water, in […]

More Snow Likely in Next 2 Days

SRINAGAR:  More snow and rains in the upper reaches are expected in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday due to fresh western disturbance in the state.  A fresh WD, originating in Arabian sea and entering the region through Afghanistan and Pakistan, is approaching the state, spokesperson for Meteorological department said.  During the subsequent two days, there […]