Tassaduq Made Coordinator CM’s Grievance Cell

SRINAGAR: Government Thursday appointed Mufti Tassaduq Hussain as the Coordinator of Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell. An order to this effect was issued by the General Administration Department here today. Mufti Tassaduq, who is brother of Chief Minister, as per the order, shall not draw any salary or perks and his job would purely be on […]

BJP Seeks Easy Process For Enrolling KP Voters

New Delhi: Expressing concern over the declining number of displaced Kashmiri pandit electors, a BJP delegation today met Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and demanded simplification of the process for them to register as voters. The delegation, which included union ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Jitendra Singh, and BJP media head Anil Baluni, sought doing […]

13000 Students Register For PMSSS

Srinagar: Around 13000 students have, till date, registered for the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for the academic session 2017-18. Given the overwhelming response of the students, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided to extend the last date for online registration upto 31st May 2017. This information was given at […]

Shopian Shuts to Protest Disappearance of ‘Chota Geelani’

Srinagar: A spontaneous shutdown was observed in Shopian district of south Kashmir over alleged custodial disappearance of a youth whom police maintains escaped from custody on May 1. Official sources said that large number of people, mostly youth staged protests against the alleged disappearance of Zubair Ahmad Turray alias Chota Geelani. Soon shopkeepers pulled down […]

Devout Stay Awake on Shab-e-Barat

Srinagar: Shab-e-Barat, the night of reverence and divine blessings, was observed with night long prayers by the Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir. Large congregations were held at major religious places including Hazratbal shrine, Chrar-e-Sharif. Jamia Masjid etc. Congregational prayers were held through the night at Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta where Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, cheif cleric, deliverd […]

Locals Term Mantri’s Remarks ‘Misleading’               

Srinagar: The locals of Pulwama town on Thursday termed a statement of Education Minister Altaf Bukhari ‘misleading’ wherein he had said that the government after completing enquiry into Pulwama Degree College episode transferred two senior police officers apart from SSP. On Wednesday, the Education Minister while questioning students’ motive of protests said that the government […]

Army Takes Moulvis On Bharat Darshan

Baramulla: Twenty Moulvis from Pattan belt have set out on a 10 day tour, ‘Watan Firdaus’ organised by the Army.  Army said the tour is aimed at  introducing  these Moulvis to the world outside the Valley and understand the country’s  diverse culture, secularism, pluralism and developmental strides. The tour to Delhi, Jaipur and Ajmer was […]

Green gold loot continues in Bhadarwah forest ranges

Bhaderwah: The large scale felling of black and green cedar and other forest flora is going on unabated in different forests of Bhaderwah division, locals alleged. According to locals the massive illegal cutting of cedar trees in Neeru, Killar, Chiralla and Gandho forest ranges of Bhaderwah division in Jammu can pose a serious threat to […]

Body Recovered From Thajiwas Glacier

Ganderbal: Dead body of an unidentified man was recovered from Thajiwas Glacier in Sonamarg area of Ganderbal district, reports said on Thursday. Police officials said that some locals this morning spotted the body of an unidentified man at Thajiwas Glacier and informed the police which reached the spot and retrieved the body. The identity of […]

6171 Join Police Recruitment rally  

Srinagar: Police recruitment process for the post of constable continues for the second day with tremendous participation of youth in District Anantnag and Bandipora. In these districts, both male and female candidates in large numbers are turning up for the recruitment venues. In Bandipora, the two days recruitment rally concluded with 2797 candidates appeared in […]

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