Docs Protest in Delhi; GMC Shuts for 2nd Day

NEW DELHI: Class work remained suspended for the second day running in GMC Srinagar while doctors hailing from J&K Friday staged protests at Jantar Mantar and outside 10-Janpath, the official residence of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi, against the BOPEE CET paper scam. Holding the state government responsible for the BOPEE Scam the […]

BDS Batch 2012 students worst hit by CET Scam

MBBS Aspirants Doing BDS SRINAGAR: “BOPEE- CET paper selling scam hit us the most. We were deprived from getting admissions in MBBS as we were short of one or two points. No one cares to speak for us. We were the main victims of some ones corrupt practices,” this was stated by a group of […]

Sugar Scam Brewing: Low Grade sugar supplied to Valley consumers

SRINAGAR: People across Kashmir Valley are complaining that Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department (CA&PD) is supplying low-grade sugar at ration depots. Consumers allege that low quality sugar is being distributed at Ration Depots, which is not fit for human consumption at all. A CA&PD official on condition of anonymity revealed that good quality sugar […]

3 IAS, 2 KAS Officers Transferred

Soujanya Kumar is Director Information JAMMU: The Cabinet which met here, today, under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, ordered the following transfers and postings in administration. Mohammad Afzal Bhat, IAS, Secretary to the Government, Cooperatives Department, has been transferred and posted as Secretary to the Government, Forest Department, upon the retirement on superannuation […]

Cabinet Okays Amendment in PM’s Package for KPs Return

JAMMU: The Cabinet which met here, today, under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, approved the proposed amendments to the Prime Minister’s Package for the return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Migrants to Kashmir Valley. The proposed amendments will allow all Migrant families who would return to the Valley to avail incentive for construction/reconstruction of […]

SVO Brought Under Vigilance Commission

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir government has brought the State Vigilance Organisation under the superintendence of the State Vigilance Commission (SVC). “The SVC would supervise the vigilance-related works undertaken by the vigilance organisation in any of the modes prescribed under the Vigilance Manual viz FIR Cases, Secret and open verifications, Joint Surprise checks and Preliminary […]

Baramulla tense over arrests

Restrictions, stone pelting in many areas SRINAGAR: Baramulla town remained tense on Friday, following detention of two youth under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA). The youth- identified as Abdul Qayoom Najar son of Gula Ahmad Najar of Bangla Bagh and Majid Nazir Shiekh son of Nazir Ahmad of Mohallla Jadeed-were booked under PSA and […]

The Future Is Here With Wireless AC

Wireless AC, the latest technology innovation, is currently displacing Wireless N. Consumer adoption is ramping up on all continents and significant business adoption is expected in 2014. As with the launch of previous new wireless technologies, end user’s have questions when it comes to performance, compatibility, and efficiency. The biggest advantage of Wireless AC is […]

J&K Bank inks pact with Handicrafts Directorate

It is more of a commitment to restore dignity of artisans, says Chairman SRINAGAR: With a purpose to create a bipartite mechanism to provide smooth and hassle free financial support to the artisans of the state, J&K Bank today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Directorate of handicrafts J&K here at the bank’s […]

Army Sounds Alert in Kupwara

SRINAGAR: Army has sounded an alert in the frontier Kupwara district of north Kashmir following intelligence reports about the presence of a group of militants in the main town. Official sources said that army’s 41 RR and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police were maintaining high alert in the main town amid specific intelligence inputs […]

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