Recruitment Mess in JKSSB

The Job aspirants for the post of Forest Guard (Adv. Notice  no. 01 of 2011 dated 31-01-2011) have been taken for a ride by the JKSSB as it has created a mess with the recruitment by giving priority to the blue-eyed candidates. The SSB has played with the careers of the candidates having special prescribed […]

The Rise and fall of Tarun Tejpal

Tarun Tejpal is presently the butt of the public outrage and media indignation in India. For the past more than one week, he has been donning the headlines and for all the wrong reasons. He would have never imagined his swift fall from grace. For almost a decade now, he was celebrated as the voice […]

Article 370: Law and politics

While the Constitution recognises in Article 370 the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Central Government’s policies since 1953 have totally undermined its autonomy. Now Narindra Modi, BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate recently raked controversy by calling for a debate on the subject. Senior lawyer and political analyst A.G. NOORANI discusses both aspects and suggests […]

Trout stocking at Aharbal to increase production

KULGAM: To boost the trout fish production and to restore the pride of river Veshow among angler’s, the Department of Fisheries today stocked 3500 fingerlings in the river at Aharbal which is ideal habitat for the species. The stocking was made at three different identified spots. Additional Deputy Commissioner Kulgam and Assistant Director Fisheries Kulgam […]

Fire damages JK Cement factory

SRINAGAR: Police said that last evening fire broke out in JK Cement Factory, Khanmoh resulting in the damage to few machines like Motors, Diesel Oil Tank, Hot Air Generator and Coal Mill. A statement issued by the police further said that the fire was brought under control with the help of fire tenders and nobody […]

Eight brick kilns demolished Pulwama

PULWAMA: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, a team of officers including General Manager District Industries Centre, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Tehsildar Pulwama and District officer Pollution Control Board headed by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Pulwama Dr. Shah Feisal today closed eight brick kilns illegally operating in Yader Shahoora area of district Pulwama. A fine of […]

Pesticides to undergo bio-efficacy tests: Mir

SRINAGAR: Minister for Agriculture Production Mr. Ghulam Hassan Mir today impressed upon all the companies of pesticides and insecticides to go for bio-efficacy tests of their brands and molecules at Sheri Kashmir University of Agriculture and Technology, (SKUAST- K and J) forthwith otherwise their brand products would not be allowed  in Jammu and Kashmir. The […]

J&K Bank RSETIs awarded

SRINAGAR: J&K bank bagged Certificates of Excellence for two of its best Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETIs) in Bandipora and Baramulla at  a glittering function of ‘RSETI DIWAS’ organised by Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) at Vigyan Bhawan New Delhi.  On behalf of the J&K Bank Chairman and CEO, the bank’s President Nayeemullah and […]

CS reviews Env Management Plan of 850 MW Ratle HEP

JAMMU: The Empowered Committee headed by the Chief Secretary, Mohammad Iqbal Khandey, constituted for the implementation & monitoring of the Environment Management Plan of 850 MW Ratle HEP, held its meeting on Wednesday, to discuss the Environment Management Plan of Rs 262.35 Crore, already approved by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests and the […]

Hung Verdict Likely in Delhi Assembly Polls

NEW DELHI: The BJP is expected to retain Madhya Pradesh with a massive mandate and wrest Rajasthan from the Congress, while falling short of a majority in Chhattisgarh. Delhi and Mizoram would see hung assemblies, according to exit poll projections of the assembly polls in the five states by India TV-CVoter.  According to the India […]

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