Govt amends recruitment rules for LMD Gazetted services

Srinagar— Government has notified fresh Service Recruitment Rules for Gazetted services in Legal Metrology Department by replacing J&K Legal Metrology (Gazetted) Service Recruitment Rules, 2005.   In this regard, the government has issued SRO 466 notifying J&K Legal Metrology (Gazetted) Service Recruitment Rules, 2017 in which Schedule-I comprise 28 sanctioned strength of posts, including 2 […]

Dhoni interacts with students at DPS Srinagar

Srinagar—Indian Cricket legend M S Dhoni, visited Delhi Public School Srinagar today and interacted with teachers and students of the school. He appreciated the school’s contribution for visually impaired particularly the recently held cricket match of visually impaired which was first of its kind in the valley sponsored by Delhi Public School Srinagar. As per […]

PFO Employees strike enters 8th day

Srinagar—Subscribers are doing rounds of Provident Fund Office to get their Provident Fund released but all in vain as the strike called by Employees of Provident Fund Organization enters 8th day on Tuesday. Shouting slogans in favour of their demands, the protesting employees said that they have been working on their posts from last 25 […]

3 HM ‘Associates’ Arrested In Kulgam

Srinagar—Three alleged “associates” of Hizbul Mujahideen militants were arrested from the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police claimed on Tuesday. Three associates of Hizb militants were arrested by police in Kulgam, a senior police official said. He said “the arrested persons have been identified as Mudasir Ahmed Bhat of Awantipora in Pulwama district, […]

Govt Mulls Setting Up Medical University in J&K

Jammu—The Jammu and Kashmir government is mulling to establish an independent medical university in the state to cater to the growing demands of a large number of government and private medical colleges, the state health minister said today. As a preliminary move, a four-member committee headed by additional secretary health and medical education has been […]

LeT Militant Sent To 10-Day NIA Custody

New Delhi—A Delhi court Tuesday sent an alleged Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba militant, arrested along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir recently, to ten-day custody of the National Investigation Agency. The accused, identified as Mohammed Amir Awan, was arrested by the Army on November 24 from Handwara area of North Kashmir during an intensive search launched […]

‘Abducted’ Minor Recovered From Punjab, Abductor Held

Baramulla—Jammu and Kashmir police Tuesday claimed to have arrested a native of Punjab and recovered a minor girl from his possession in Punjab whom he had allegedly kidnapped from Batpora-Kunzar of Baramulla district, The arrest of the abductor and recovery of the kidnapped girl came in the wake of strenuous and joint efforts with Punjab […]

Soldier Kills Colleague In Bandipora

Bandipora—A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier shot dead his colleague during a scuffle inside a camp in Bandipora district late on Monday night, police said on Tuesday. A senior district police officer confirmed the news and said that the police are investigating the incident at Madar area, which appears to be a case of fratricidal […]

Delhi Failed To Contain Communalism: Dr. Farooq

Srinagar—National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today accused the Centre of “failing to control communalism” in the country and warned that if such incidents continue to take place, India’s secular character would get “destroyed”. He said communal incidents taking place since the last few years were hurting religious tolerance and religious freedom in the country. “The […]

Time to get the coalition to work

Around three years after it was sworn in, the PDP-BJP coalition looks nowhere near living up to the expectations in Kashmir. In fact, in Kashmir, the experience has been the complete opposite. All the apprehensions, that had made people largely reject such an arrangement have come true. The hopes generated by the Agenda of Alliance […]