ATM stolen from Anantnag recovered

Anantnag—Unknown burglars have stolen an ATM of HDFC Bank in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The incident occurred at Barakpora village of Anantnag district during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. A police official said that ATM has been recovered from Bogam village of Qazigund on Wednesday morning. An official from the bank told Kashmir […]

Weaker sections left to fend for themselves: Tarigami

Srinagar—Stating that corruption has rendered the system defunct in Jammu and Kashmir despite tall claims of PDP-BJP government to eradicate it, CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami today said marginalised and poorer sections of the society have been left to fend for themselves by this government. In a statement issued here, he […]

APHC flays forces for harassment in Pulwama, Shopian

Srinagar—Hurriyat Conference on Wednesday criticized authorities forwhat it described as ‘rude and heartless’ approach against civilians in Shopian and Pulwama. It said that the forces were ‘unnecessarily harassing’ and intimidating civilians on one pretext or the other. He said that forces are subjecting civilians to worst treatment and their fundamental rights are being disregarded and […]

GGHSS Dialgam bids emotional farewell to Headmaster

Anantnag—An honorary ceremony was Thursday held at Government Girls High School Dialgam to felicitate Mohd Yousuf Bhat who is retired as headmaster on Thursday (August- 31-2017)   Chief Education Officer Ghulam Rasool Shah lauded the efforts of outgoing headmaster for enhancing the standard of education in the district. “The results of the institution have been outstanding during […]

Adhere to Aadhaar timeline: Ansari

Srinagar—Minister for Information technology, technical education, youth services and sports, Imran Raza Ansari Wednesday directed for strict timelines to be framed and adhered to for enrollment of left out population under Aadhaar. The Minister said this while chairing a meeting to review the progress made under various Information Technology projects being undertaken in the state, […]

Govt Stokes Debates on Article 35A to Divert Attention: Cong

Jammu—Accusing the PDP-BJP coalition of “failure” on the governance front in Jammu and Kashmir, the state unit of the Congress on Wednesday said a debate was “deliberately” being generated on Article 35A to divert attention of the people from the basic issues. “To divert the attention of the people from basic issues, there is debate […]

CBSE amends order, allows schools to run shops to sell books

New Delhi—Amending its April directive, CBSE has now allowed schools to open shops in their premises to sell NCERT books, stationery and other material required by students. The Central Board of Secondary Education had in April asked schools to not run as “commercial establishments” and stop selling books and uniforms in their premises. However, the […]

HC asks road construction agencies to cooperate with court commissioners

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday warned road construction agencies against non-cooperation with teams of lawyers, who were constituted earlier this year to “inspect and oversee” the conditions of various roads in Kashmir Valley. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation filed by Civil Society Tral through advocate G N Shaheen, a division bench of […]

CM’s Grievance Cell for expediting work on Maternity Facilities at Soura, Bemina

Srinagar—Taking cognizance of the complaints regarding tardy pace of work on infrastructure upgradation at the Maternity facility at SKIMS Soura, a team of officials from the CM’s Grievance Cell Wednesday visited the facility for on spot assessment of the progress of work. Coordinator CM’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, had asked the officials to visit […]

National Lok Adalat at JK High Court on Sep 9

Srinagar—The J&K High Court Legal Services Committee is going to organise National Lok Adalat at Srinagar and Jammu wings of High Court on September 09, 2017. Cases (pending and pre-litigation) pertaining to NI Act under Section 138, Bank Recovery Cases, MACT cases, Matrimonial, Electricity and Water Bills (Excluding theft cases), Revenue Cases other civil cases […]