JAMMU: The Government today ordered termination of services of 100 doctors for remaining on unauthorised absence from their duties.  The termination of these doctors has been ordered in exercise of powers conferred under Rule clause (b) of Rule 21 (1) of J&K,  Civil Services (Classification, Control & Appeal) Rules, 1956 and under the provisions of […]

My father did not join hands with BJP as a party:Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti Friday said that her late father and former chief minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, did not ally with BJP as a party but the coalition was between the Central government and the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “My father did not join hands with BJP as a party. […]

Mehbooba Mufti meets Vohra

Governor N N Vohra discussed with Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti political issues and various challenges faced by the State on the developmental and economic fronts, an official spokesperson said. Notably, J&K is sans a public government since the death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the former CM. PDP and BJP were in coalition government […]

R S Pura IB tunnel shocks army

JAMMU: The discovery of a 30-feet-long and 10-feet-deep tunnel running through the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s RS Pura sector has come as a real shocker to the Army. The Border Security Force or BSF says the tunnel was built for terrorists to infiltrate into India. “An attempt has been made to dig a […]

Not Afzal Guru, Rohith is my icon: Kanhaiya

New Delhi: Silencing all critics’ post the February 9 event in the JNU campus, students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar asserted on Friday that nationalism cannot be anyone’s ‘patented’ idea while stating that he has full faith in the Indian Constitution as it was a document which can’t be ‘doctored’. Speaking to the media a day […]

HC dismisses Wani’s plea on transfer

Srinagar: The High Court on Friday dismissed Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) president Abdul Qayoom Wani’s petition, challenging his transfer ordered by the Director School Education Kashmir. Wani had challenged his detachment as Consultant SSA and his subsequent posting by Director School Education Kashmir. Dismissing the petition, a single bench of the court comprising Justice […]

CS reviews flood relief disbursement, implementation of NFSA

JAMMU: Chief Secretary Mr. B R. Sharma has called upon the divisional administrations of Kashmir and Jammu to speed up verification of accounts of flood affected families and traders and ensure that process is completed within a week so that relief to the affected is disbursed early. He also instructed all the deputy commissioners to […]

Ensure benefits of welfare schemes reach unorganised workers: Ganai

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, Mr. Khursheed Ahmed Ganai today directed the officers of Labour Department to undertake concerted and sustained efforts for ensuring the benefits of various initiatives undertaken by the government percolate to the workers in the unorganised sector. The Advisor was addressing the officers of the Labour and Employment Department here today as […]

Educated Kashmiri youth picking guns reaction to India’s oppression: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Commenting on the trend of educated Kashmiri youth taking up arms, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq Friday said this was a reaction to the oppressive policies adopted by Indian authorities in Kashmir and the continuous human rights violations at the hands of Indian forces. Addressing a massive […]

4 Indian nuns among 16 dead in gun attack in Yemen

SANAA: Four Indian nuns were among 16 people killed on Friday when unidentified gunmen stormed a retirement home run by Kolkata-based Missionaries of Charity in the southern city of Aden and started shooting at them, Yemeni security officials and witnesses said. Two gunmen surrounded the home for the elderly in Aden while another four fighters […]

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