Will not allow govt to implement recruitment policy: NC

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) today said it would not allow the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government to go ahead with the implementation of the proposed “contractual employment policy” as it would further deteriorate the unemployment problem in the state. “The youth has already united on this issue and National Conference will forcefully fight till the […]

‘Can’t hold one agency responsible’

2010 Killings Families want govt jobs than punishment to guilty: Commission  Srinagar: Retired Justice  M L Koul who heads one-man judicial commission to probe the killing of over 120 civilians during unrest in Kashmir Valley in 2010 Tuesday claimed that the families of the victims are interested in securing government jobs rather than punishing the […]

Fuel stations to run dry from today

Petrol shortage: Union Minister intervenes Srinagar: In the backdrop of fuel crises in Kashmir valley, Union Petroleum Minister Darmendra Pradhan Tuesday chaired a high level meeting with Federal Petroleum companies and asked them to resolve the issue within two days. Vivek Dhasmana, one of the top officials in Joint secretary refinery and administration said that […]

Wednesday cabinet meeting deferred

Major reshuffle on cards Srinagar: State Cabinet, which was scheduled to meet here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Wednesday morning has been postponed for some days, sources said. They said the cabinet was scheduled to order transfers and postings in civil administration and police, besides clearing the routine administrative agenda. Sources […]

MHA to review JK security

Srinagar: In the backdrop of recent militant attacks and to review security arrangements for annual Amarnath Yatra, a high level team from Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is likely to arrive here next week. Sources said that the team headed by joint secretary level officer in MHA will hold two separate security review meetings […]

Mirwaiz Calls For Eidgah Chalo

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday called for a shutdown and ‘Eidgah chalo’ on May 21 on the death anniversaries of his father, Hawal martyrs and a senior Hurriyat leader.   According to a statement, Mirwaiz  convened the joint meeting of Hurriyat’s Executive Council and General Council Members at conglomerate’s headquarters. “Heads […]

Minor’s disappearance from CJM’s house

Court wants status of police probe Jammu: Looking into the seriousness of the issue with regard to the alleged disappearance of a minor domestic help from the residence of an incumbent Chief Judicial Magistrate Rajouri Mehmood Chodhri, Division Bench comprising Hasnain Masoodi and Justice Janak Raj Kotwal of State High Court Jammu Tuesday directed the […]

Child beaten by teacher, hospitalized

Poonch: A child was hospitalized after he was beaten by his teachers in a private school of Mendhar in border district of Poonch, his parents said here. The boy identified as four year old Farhaan Akhtar, son of Akhtar Ali, resident of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh is a student of Yaseen English School in Mustafa […]

Sangam attack: Ready to face militant challenge: CRPF

Srinagar: The Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Atul Karwal Tuesday said that they are ready to face challenges posed by militants in the Kashmir in the face of Sangam-like-attacks in which two of their personal were killed. “We as a force are determined to not let such incidents get our morale down […]

Sopore hideout busted

Srinagar: Police and army busted a hideout in the forest area of Sagipora in Bomai area of Sopore in north Kashmir in Baramulla district and “recovered cache of arms and ammunition including six AK rifles and 54 grenades”, a senior police officer said here. “Today a joint search operation by police and 27 Rashtriya Rifles […]