Army Operating With 'People Friendly' Rules Of Engagement In Kashmir:Army Chief

NEW DELHI  — Days after imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir, Army chief General Bipin Rawat today said army was operating with “people-friendly” rules of engagement in the Valley. “Our basic purpose is to go after militants who create violence and disturbance in the Valley. Our aim is not to cause inconvenience to […]

Third Batch Of Pilgrims Leave For Amarnath Amid Heavy Rains

JAMMU —Braving heavy rains which briefly halted traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the third batch of 2,876 pilgrims today left here for the base camps in Kashmir Valley to pay obeisance at the shrine of Amarnath, officials said.  The pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in a fleet of 90 vehicles under tight […]

Governor Chairs 1st SAC meeting 

SRINAGAR — Governor, N N Vohra on Thursday chaired the 1st meeting of the State Administrative Council (SAC) constituted on 21st June 2018, after the proclamation of Governor’s Rule in the State. Advisors to the Governor, B B Vyas and Shri Vijay Kumar besides Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam attended the meeting. The SAC deliberated […]

Ganie Resigns As CIC, Likely To Be Vohra’s Advisor 

SRINAGAR — A Little over sixteen months after his appointment, Khurshid. A. Ganai, IAS (Retd.) on Thursday resigned as State Chief Information Commissioner and governor N N Vohra has accepted it. He is likely to be appointed as the advisor to the governor.  “The Hon’ble Governor has been pleased to accept the resignation of Mr. Khurshid. […]

Negligence Of Medicos At SMHS Leave Injured Youth 'Half Dead'  

  Family says youth losses 41 blood points as doctors fail to stitch his blood vessel   SRINAGAR —  Medicos while exhibiting the highest level of negligence, allegedly left a blood vessel of an injured youth open at SMHS hospital Srinagar for two days, resulting in heavy loss of blood, thereby leaving him in midst of […]

‘Illegal Appointed In Health Department’  

SRINAGAR — Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint alleging therein that Health Department Baramulla/Bandipora has made fraudulently and dishonestly several appointments in the department who were later posted in Bandipora Gurez. A preliminary verification was conducted during the course of which it came to fore that appointment orders purportedly shown to have been issued by the […]

Sec Edu Organizes Public Grievance Darbar At DSEK

SRINAGAR —  In compliance of the recent directions from the Government regarding the speedy and on spot disposal of public grievances Secretary School Education Farooq Ahmad Shah today organized a Public Grievance Darbar regarding Education Sector in the Conference Hall of Directorate of School Education Kashmir in presence of Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. […]

Anganwari Workers Stage Protest To Press For Their Demands

SRINAGAR — Hundreds of Anganwadi workers and Helper’s Thursday staged protest in city centre Srinagar demanding regularization and honorarium. The protestors alleged that the Govt does not have belief in its own workers and thus privatization. The protestors were shouting the slogans “we want justice.” The protesting Anganwadi workers alleged that successive government have been […]

Himalayan Quarry And Tippers Association Erects Stall For Amarnath Pilgrims

SRINAGAR — As the annual Amarnath Yatra begins, locals at couple of places have erected stalls offering beverages and other food item to pilgrims. One such stall has been erected by Himalayan Quarry and Tippers Association at Pantha Chowk in the outskirts of Srinagar city. Report said that many pilgrim halt at the stall to enjoy […]

Gurupurab A Significant Day For Kashmir: APSCC

SRINAGAR — On the eve of Gurupurab All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) Chairman Jagmohan Singh Riana said that this day is very significant day for Kashmir as Sri Guru Hargobind Ji come to Kashmir to spread the message of peace and brotherhood in Valley, in his memory many historical Gurudwars are made which included […]

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