Chaotic Education: Here 3 Schools Run in a 3 Room Set

Anantnag: Three government run schools, two middle and a primary, are housed in a three room rundown building. One of the rooms is utilised for office purposes while remaining two are used as classrooms. This is another story of sorry state of affairs afflicting our Education Department. In all there are 62 students, merged from […]

Mid-term Exam from June, Annual Likely in September

Srinagar: The School Education Department today announces Mid-Term exam for all classes from 5th to 12th from mid June. However for 10th and 12th classes, Golden Test shall be held as mandatory examination, contrary to the past practice where it was optional. An order issued from DSEK in this regard states that the dates notified […]

NIA Team Arrives To Probe Geelani

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing the role of Hurriyat (G) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in what it calls subversive activities in Jammu and Kashmir. The NIA named theHafiz saeed and Geelani in its preliminary enquiry (PE), which precedes the filing of a case. It also named Naeem Khan, who was […]

Curbs In 3 Police Station Areas Of City Today

Srinagar: The District Administration Srinagar has decided to impose restriction in areas falling in jurisdictions of Nowhatta, MR Gunj and Safakadal police stations. A senior government official in the administration told KNS that the restrictions are “precautionary measures” in view of the functions of Hurriyat. The Hurriyat (M) is observing week-long programmes on the death […]

Speaker constitutes various Committees for 2017-18

SRINAGAR- Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta has constituted various House Committees of J&K Legislative Assembly for the year 2017-18. As per a communication issued by the Assembly Secretariat,  Mohammad Akbar Lone has been nominated as Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts with Javed Mustaffa Mir, Shamim Firdous, Aijaz Ahmed Khan, Abdul […]

First Phase Of Police Recruitment Ends

Srinagar: With the completion of physical tests in district Pulwama today, physical tests for recruitment of 3041 vacancies in Kashmir valley came to a conclusion.   During the two day PET and PST, 2805 candidates from different tehsils of the district appeared among whom 856 were declared qualified. This include 33 female candidates as well […]

HT Wire Falls on Truck in Tral, 2 Killed

Tral: Two persons were killed when a high tension wire snapped and fell on a truck in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district  on Friday evening , official sources said. They said that both the deceased (Driver and Labourer) , were busy in washing their truck at Takiya-Batagund village of the town , when […]

Man Killed In Cloud Burst At Sonawari

Srinagar: A man identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Dar was killed in a cloud burst at Mukhdomyari in Sonawari area of Bandipora district. Another man was injured and hospitalised. MLA Sonawari Mohammad Akbar Lone has expressed shock and grief over the demise of Mushtaq Ahmed Dar and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family. He has demanded […]

DC Anantnag interacts with civil society members, traders’

ANANTNAG: The Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag today held a meeting here today with the members of civil society and representatives of traders associations Anantnag to discuss various issues pertaining to the general public. The meeting was attended by the SSP Anantnag, ADDC, ADC, other District officers, President and General Secretary of Anantnag Traders Association, prominent personalities […]

CS chairs maiden meeting of the Committee of Secretaries

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary, Mr B B Vyas Friday chaired the first meeting of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS). The Committee deliberated upon a wide range of issues which include inter-alia settlement of SRO 43-cases and cases relating to adhoc/consolidated/ contractual employees as have been cleared by the Empowered Committee, abolition of interviews for junior level […]

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