Copper From Hazratbal Dome Sold On Sly

SRINAGAR: Nearly 50 kg of copper from the collapsed portion of a dome in the Hazratbal shrine has been surreptitiously sold by Waqf Board employees, reports said. A section of the dome had fallen last year, causing widespread anger and dismay over lax maintenance of the revered site. The chairman of the Waqf Board, Prof […]

Curbs on Separatist Leaders Likely To Go

SRINAGAR: With Mirwaiz Umer Farooq free after 45 days of house detention, the state government is likely to lift curbs on movement of other separatist leaders in next few days.  The authorities are also actively considering releasing most of the leaders who have been detained in various jails across the state, highly placed sources in […]

80, 000 Vacancies Being Filled On Fast Track: Govt

JAMMU- Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs Mr. Abdul Rahim Rather today informed the House that Government would fill up about 80,000 vacant posts through fast tract recruitment in the coming two years adding that in this regard a Special Consultant has been engaged to assist Service Selection Recruitment Board (SSRB) in the recruitment process. […]

NC’s Return Ended Era of Peace, Dev: PDP

JAMMU: Stating that the NC’s return to power in valley had triggered a total collapse of the peace process ‘in true tradition of the party that has always thrived on discord, disturbance and instability’, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party today slammed the state government for putting people to inhuman miseries in the valley. “That […]

Emulate Tamil Legislators: Rashid To JK MLA’s

SRINAGAR: Asking Kashmir MLA’s to emulate their Tamil counterparts MLA Er Rasheed today said that Tamil Nadu assembly has once again made history by pleading the case of Tamils. “Though one may differ with its objectives by passing a resolution in the assembly yesterday calling Sri Lanka as unfriendly country and also not allowing Lankan […]

Tourism Deptt to Prepare Project Report for Eidgah

JAMMU: The Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Mr Mubarak Gul today directed the Tourism Department to hire the services of the experts and prepare comprehensive Project Report for the overall development of Eidgah Srinagar, including provision for all basic amenities for the people. He directed for nominating a nodal officer of the Tourism Department […]

Omar heading people friendly govt: Tanvir

SRINAGAR: : Stating that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has all along reiterated that Kashmir issue is a political one and can only be resolved through political means the Political Secretary to Chief Minister Tanvir Sadiq on Thursday said “Omar Abdullah has told the Parliament that Kashmir issue cannot be put into a back-burner by announcing […]

Dr. Farooq visits Tahir Muztar’s residence

SRINAGAR: The union minister for renewable energy and national Conference president Dr. Farooq Abdullah today visited the residence of Tahir Muztar who passed away on Wednesday. He expressed his sorrow and conveyed his sympathies with the family. Meanwhile Provincial President NC Nasir Aslam Wani, political secretary to Chief Minister Tanvir Sadiq alongwith an NC delegation […]

No need of NOC from PDD for renewal of Ration Cards: Ramzan

JAMMU- Minister for Consumers Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) Ch. Mohammad Ramzan today informed the Legislative Assembly that Ration Cards to the rationed families are renewed against production of declaration Form “D” with inclusion/exclusion of members of the family, if any, duly authenticated by MP/MLA/Sarpanch of the village or Gazetted officer in urban areas. He […]

KU entrance exams conclude

SRINAGAR: Except for the post graduate entrance in Social Work the entrance examination for more than 40 PG courses offered by the University of Kashmir concluded here on Thursday with the KU authorities holding the examinations in 26 different sessions for 10 days with each day divided into two- three sessions i.e morning, afternoon and […]