Govt Mulls ‘Proficiency Test’ for 65000 ReT Teachers

SRINAGAR:In a decision which could have ‘far reaching consequences’ on the future of 65 thousand Rehber-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers, the Education Department has proposed to conduct “professional test” all over the state with an intention to authenticate the credentials of their qualifications. The decision comes in the wake of High Court judgement delivered by Justice Muzafar […]

Security beefed up in north Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Government forces on Saturday beefed up security across north Kashmir after militants attacked a police party yesterday late evening in Mirgund area of Baramulla district. Sources said that the forces including police’s Special Operation Group (SOG) and army conducted frisking of pedestrians, vehicles and passengers in parts of Baramulla district which include Pattan, Singhpora, […]

AIIMS In Valley, Jammu to Have Similar Setup,Independent Admin: Singh

KATHUA- There will be similar AIIMS for both Jammu as well as Kashmir regions to be administered independently with equal provisions of infrastructure, funds, faculty and facilities, said   Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI & trainings Ch Lal Singh at a Press Conference held here today at his residence in Kathua. He said […]

Parents handover ‘drunk’ Principal to police

Srinagar:  Police Saturday arrested the Principal of Tiny Harts School following complaint by the parents of the students that he beat up their wards without any reason while in an inebriated state.  The students alleged that the Principal was drunk and he went on rampage when they protested against the lack of facilities in the […]

JVC Official MolestsFemale Patient, Suspended

SRINAGAR:  Medical authorities Saturday suspended an OT technician for allegedly molesting a woman who wasadmitted in the OT ward of JVC Hospital in Srinagar. The family members of the woman patient (name withheld) soon after the incident ransacked the hospital equipment and caused damage to oxygen cylinders and medical machinery in presence of hospital staff. […]

Let All Unite to Get IIT, IIM for Kashmir, says Er Rashid

SRINAGAR:Independent MLA Er Rashid Saturday appealed people to unite in their demand for setting up of IIM and IIT for Kashmir. While strongly condemning NC and Congress for their “suspicious” role in stirring AIIMS row in JammuRashid said, “It is obvious that NC and Congress are more interested in creating anti-BJP and anti-Mufti atmosphere in […]

Mufti visits injured police personnel

Srinagar:  Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, visited Army Hospital here this morning to enquire about the health of the police personnel, who were in-jured in a late night attack on Friday by militants on a police party near Mirgund on Srinagar-Baramulla High-way. He also condemned the attack and asked the doctors treating the injured police […]

CITU holds day long convention

Srinagar: Stating that the frequent amendments to la-bour laws have sofar armed the employers further, State President Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and MLA Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami said these amendments have deprived the working class who need coordinated efforts and a united resistance to sa-feguard their own interests across the country especial-ly in Jammu […]

Work onJahangir Chowk-Ram Bagh Flyover Reviewed

SRINAGAR: In view of streamlining traffic management in Srinagar City, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon convened a high level meeting of Engineers of Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) and other allied officers here today and took stock of ongoing construction work on flyover from Jahangir Chowk to Ram Bagh. The Divisional Commissioner directed […]