Why J&K is delaying pro-poor food policy ?

Srinagar:  Even as the state legislature Wednesday discussed and adopted a Private Members’ Resolution seeking the provision of 35 kg ration @ Rs. 2 per kg to each family, concerned quarters are wondering why the state government has failed to execute the food policy it has drafted with much pomp.  In its reply to an […]

Re-check results delayed further

Srinagar: Students of BA, BSc, B.Com 2nd year  2013-14 batch from various degree colleges of Kashmir Division are crying hoarse over the alleged delay in the declaration of exam re-evaluation results.  They say the delay will cost them their academic year. The students who did not clear all subjects of annual examinations had applied for […]

Now, shepherds want ST status

Srinagar:  Asking state government to bring them at par with Pahari speaking people on Reservation front, Shepherd community in Kashmir Valley Wednesday said from last six decades successive governments have been ignoring them as a result whole community is facing hardships. Addressing a press conference in Srinagar on Wednesday Jammu and Kashmir Chopan Welfare Association […]

Arms hauled in Anantnag

Srinagar: Anantnag police along with 19 RR launched a search operation in the jungle area of Chree, Larnoo in the jurisdiction of police station Kokernag. During the search operation arms and ammunition was recovered from an underground dump in a potato farm. The recoveries include an AK 47 rifle, 04 AK magazines, 35 AK rounds, […]

Army pitches Kashmiris in Indian corporate

Srinagar: Building upon previous programmes in employment generation, wherein 22 youth from the remote Karnah tehsil of Kupwara district had been employed in attractive retail sector jobs such as Cafe Coffee Day in Pune and a BPO in Chandigarh, today, the Indian Army again organized an employment drive in Tangdhar where 176 youth came to […]

NC’s misrule paved way for BJP’s rise in Kashmir : PDP

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has said the anti-people policies of the present government and the inability of National Conference (NC) to fulfill its commitments to the people and deliver good governance have led to the emergence of forces which are seeking access to power by dividing people and regions. According to […]

Civil Service Act introduced

Srinagar: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Mr. Ali Mohammad Sagar today introduced “A Bill to amend the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services (Special Provisions) Act, 2010 (L.A. Bill No. 13 of 2014)” in the Legislative Assembly. The Bill has already been published in an extraordinary issue of the Government Gazette. The Bill aims to […]

Drug peddlers held

Srinagar: Kulgam police arrested a peddler and recovered about 4 quintals of Fukki while being smuggled out from Kulgam and 4lacs 93 thousand cash from his car. Police has launched a manhunt to nab his accomplice who managed to give slip. On a tip off, Kulgam police in presence of a Magistrate seized a Trailer […]

After UN push, Indo-Pak armies cease fire

SRINAGAR: The appeal aired by the Secretary General of United Nations Ban Ki-moon paved way for an Indo-Pak detente on the tense borders on Wednesday when the flag meeting between officers of the Pakistan Rangers and the Border Security Force concluded on a positive note .  The reports said the meeting lasted for 45-minutes and […]

Cricket frenzy: Kashmiri students hounded out of Punjab college

SRINAGAR: In yet another incident related to the cricket frenzy, at least half a dozen Kashmir students sustained injuries Tuesday night during a brawl with college mates at the Swami Parmanand College of Engineering & Technology (SPCET) in Chandigarh. The non-Kashmiri students have reportedly beaten up Kashmiri boys,  forcing them to rush home.  The students […]

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