Governor Lays Framework For PSC Appointments

JAMMU- The Governor, N.N. Vohra, has laid down a clear framework for the appointment of Chairman and Members of the Public Service Commission (PSC). A Raj Bhavan spokesperson disclosed that arising from the erstwhile Coalition Government’s recommendations, which were not found acceptable for several reasons, the Governor had directed the Chief Secretary to draw up […]

Fierce Gunbattle Rages in Tral

SRINAGAR:  A fierce gunfight erupted between militants and government forces at Tral in Pulwama district late Friday evening, official sources said. They said that following the specific information about the presence the joint team of army’s 42 RR and SOG launched cordon at Moominabad in Ratsuna village. As such the joint team of forces intensified […]

Quake Jolts Valley

SRINAGAR: A moderate intensity earthquake shook Kashmir Valley in the wee hours today but there were no reports of any casualty or damage due to the tremor.  The earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale was felt around 3.29am throughout the Valley, including Srinagar, MeT Department officials said.  The epicentre of the earthquake was in […]

Fresh Avalanche Warning

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir issued a medium danger avalanche warning till February 28, 2015 in avalanche prone areas of Kargil district of Kashmir Division. The Deputy Commissioner Kargil has been asked to advise people not to venture out in avalanche prone areas during heavy snowfall. The people are advised not to occupy and temporarily evacuate […]

Mufti to Head 25-Member Cabinet

PM Modi to attend swearing-in on Sunday NEW DELHI: PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed will head a 25-member cabinet, half of it from BJP and the swearing-in ceremony on Sunday in Jammu will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With the PDP-BJP deal sealed after ironing out differences over contentions issues like Article 370 […]

JK house, Room No 102

NEW DELHI: PDP patron after meeting Prime Minister in his 7 Race Course Road drove to nearby JK House in Chanakya Puri and held separate close door meetings with the BJP and PDP leaders at  Room No 102. Those who met him first were party president Mehbooba Mufti and senior leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig besides […]

Politician Mufti Also An Able Administrator

Srinagar: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed will be sworn as the 12th Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on March 1, 2015.  Born on January 12, 1936, in Baba Mohalla Bijbehara, the 79 year old Sayeed’s political journey began in 1950 with the National Conference party. He soon fell out with it, joined the Congress Party and […]

JK Capital Has Now Shifted to Nagpur: Omar

SRINAGAR: As BJP and PDP reached an alliance, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said it was a tie-up between North and South Poles and questioned “where are the celebrations on the streets of Jammu and Kashmir”. The NC leader also claimed that with the sealing of the alliance the capital of the state […]

Extend Winter Vacation To Save Kids: DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday urged authorities to extend winter vacation in schools in view of ongoing H1N1 outbreak in the valley. In a statement president Dr Nisar ul Hassan said, “Flu activity is increasing and the number of positive cases in valley is an underestimate of disease burden as minuscule percentage of population […]

Extend Winter Vacation To Save Kids: DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday urged authorities to extend winter vacation in schools in view of ongoing H1N1 outbreak in the valley. In a statement president Dr Nisar ul Hassan said, “Flu activity is increasing and the number of positive cases in valley is an underestimate of disease burden as minuscule percentage of population […]

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