SC directs appointment of law officers in transparent, fair manner

Srinagar: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all states to make selection and appointment of law officers more transparent, fair and objective.    Disposing of an appeal, a division bench of Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur and Justice Kurian Joseph also ordered the states to constitute selection panel for appointment of law officers in […]

SC directs appointment of law officers in transparent, fair manner

Srinagar: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all states to make selection and appointment of law officers more transparent, fair and objective.    Disposing of an appeal, a division bench of Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur and Justice Kurian Joseph also ordered the states to constitute selection panel for appointment of law officers in […]

Week-long Plantation Drive begins at South Campus

Anantnag: Kashmir University’s South Campus at Anantnag in collaboration with the varsity’s Directorate of National Service Scheme (NSS), Landscape Division, and Rahim Greens launched a week-long plantation drive here. District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Muneer-ul-Islam inaugurated the drive and planted conifer saplings on the occasion. Coordinator NSS Prof. Neelofar Khan, Director South Campus Prof B A […]

Delaying DPC Meeting : Labour, Provident Fund employees observe strike

Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir Employees Provident Fund employees and Labour Department Non-Gazetted Employees Union observed one day strike on Wednesday to press for Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meeting. Shouting slogans in favour of conduction of DPC, scores of employees from different districts of the state assembled in Batamaloo office premises and demanded immediate conduction of […]

11 persons injured in road mishaps

  Srinagar:  Eleven persons including seven students were injured in different road accidents across the valley. In Kulgam, a Motorcycle bearing registration number JK03A-5013 driven by Bashir Ahmad Wani resident of Waltengo and an Eon car bearing registration number JK03-3863 collided at Agroo Devsar, resulting in injuries to motorcyclist.  The injured was shifted to District […]

Block Medical Officer Sallar Anantnag, others in vigilance net

Srinagar: Today Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) registered a case FIR No. 09/2016 under section 5(1)(c)(d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C. Act and sections 120-B& 467 RPC under Prevention of Corruption Act against Dr. Abdul Rashid Matoo the then BMO Sallar S/o Mohammad Muzaffer Mattoo R/o S. K. Colony Anchidoora Anantang, Nisar Ahmad Ganai then Junior Assistant […]

No facilities for cancer patients at SKIMS’

‘Srinagar:  As Jammu and Kashmir reports over 7000 cases of cancer annually, the administrators at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura here have miserably failed to install various cancer treatment facilities at the Institute-courtesy: zero accountability. A member of the State Advisory Committee of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for two years has strong reasons […]

‘JKLF remembers Ishfaq Majeed, Shabir Sideeqi, others’

Srinagar: JKLF today said that Shaheed-e-Kashmir Ishfaq Majeed Wani was a great leader who strived for the freedom of Kashmiri nation and sacrificed himself for the righteous cause. “This nation can never forget the struggle and services of this great soul,” said chairman JKLF Mohammad Yasin Malik while addressing a meeting organized in remembrance of […]

Protest against controversial Food Security Act continues

Srinagar: Protests erupted in Old Srinagar on Wednesday against the implementation of National Food Security Food Act (NFSA). Reports said that local residents mostly women came out on roads shouting anti-government slogans. The shopkeepers downed their shutters shortly after the protest. “Government should roll back this anti-people act,” locals said. “We are on verge of […]

If Bihar bans alcohol why not J&K: DAK

Srinagar : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that the sale and consumption of alcohol in Jammu and Kashmir is on the rise which has affected the health of the people. Calling for complete prohibition on liquor trade in JK, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that alcohol has not only […]

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