Justice Imtiyaz to Head Fee Fixing Pannel

Schools can’t charge fee for Sept-Oct 2014: HC Srinagar, July 31: Former judge of the J&K High court, Justice (retired) Hakim Imtiyaz Hussain has assumed charge as chairman of the fee fixing panel for private schools in the state. This was revealed by Additional Advocate General S A Naik before a division bench of the […]

Powers vested to DLCs, ALCs

SRINAGAR: The Government today vested powers under Section 46 of the J&K Shops & Establishment Act, 1966 to the Deputy Labour Commissioners (DLCs) and Assistant Labour Commissioners (ALCs) of their respective jurisdictions in state.  These officers have been   authorized to compose offences arising out of violations under Section 6, 9, 13, 16, 18, 21, […]

Petrol Likely To Be Cheaper by Rs 4

NEW DELHI: There could be some cheer for the common man as oil marketing companies could effect a steep cut in petrol and diesel prices. If one looks at the current fortnightly average prices of diesel and petrol, the retailers have a legroom to reduce diesel and petrol by about Rs 4 per litre each, […]

Mirwaiz: Memon’s Hanging Murder of Human Values

SRINAGAR: Describing the hanging of Yakub Memon as extremely unfortunate, Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday termed the hanging as the murder of humanitarian values and established norms of justice. While talking to media persons outside Jamia Masjid after Friday prayers, he said, “It was a cause of concern that convicts of Muslim […]

Separatists Organize Protest in Valley

  To express solidarity with the Muslims of Jammu, separatist organizations including Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Freedom League and Dukhtaran-e-Millat here in Kashmir staged protests on Friday and reiterated that Muslims of Jammu and are not alone but Kashmir’s have stood for them in past and will stand for them in future as well. The call for expressing […]

ISIS flags waved in Nowhatta

Srinagar: Unidentified youth on Friday waved the flags of ISIS, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Pakistan in Nowhatta area of Old City. Eyewitnesses told Srinagar-based news agency, GNS, that the youth appeared outside Jamia Masjid in the old city and started waved the flags of ISIS, LeT and Pakistan. They also shouted slogans in favour of ISIS, militants […]

3 employees attached, 1 suspended

Kulgam: Three employees including Zonal Education Planning Officer were attached and a lady teacher was suspended after they were found absent from their duties by authorities in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Official sources said that Chief Education Officer Kulgam Ghulam Rasool Shah Friday attached Zonal Education Planning Officer, Data Entry Operator and a Senior Assistant […]

20 medical shops delicensed

SRINAGAR: During the special drive from July 28 to July 30, 2015, the Department of Drug and Food Control Organization Kashmir division inspected 181 Medical shops in various districts of Kashmir division. During the drive Licences of 20 Medical Shops have been suspended for violation of various provisions of Drug and Food Control Act, 1940 […]

Gastroenteritis outbreak at Pattan

BARAMULLA: Taking a serious note of supplying contaminated water to village Guywa of Tehsil Pattan, the Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Peerzada Mushtaq Ahmad Shah has ordered an enquiry into the circumstances that have led to the outbreak of gastroenteritis disease in the village. Sub Divisional Magistrate Pattan has been appointed as Enquiry Officer, who has been […]

Hurriyat (g) calls for Pattan shutdown

SRINAGAR:Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, a constituent of Hurriyat (g), has appealed people of Pattan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district to observe a complete shutdown on Saturday in memory of the 12 innocent people including two cops who were allegedly murdered by Indian Army in 1990 August 1. At least 12 persons including 2 cops were gunned down and […]