Fee Issue: Govt Now Derecognises Green Valley School

SRINAGAR — Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Saturday ordered the suspension of recognition of Green Valley Educational Institute, Ellahibagh for exorbitant fee hike and non-compliance of orders from the Department. The government had earlier suspended the recognition of RP School Mallabagh. “An order vide no. DSEK/GS/1418-25/2018, dated: 14-09-2018 has been issued in this regard and another […]

Dal, Jhelum Restoration Pivotal To Srinagar Smart City Project: CS

Union Secy H&UA assures adequate funding for implementation of Smart City Mission in JK SRINAGAR — Laying out the roadmap for effective implementation of Smart City Projects in the State, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today asked the administration to focus on restoration of Dal Lake and Jhelum river as a fulcrum for development of Srinagar as […]

Kashmir University Hostellers Decry Unhygienic Mess

SRINAGAR — Describing the food supplied by a private canteen as “stale”, the hosteller of the Zakura campus of Kashmir University held a protest demonstration against the authorities on Saturday. The hostellers of Sheikh ul Alam Boys reportedly summoned food safety officials after they were allegedly served with ‘rotten’ food in the canteen. According to students the […]

Shia Body Decries Improper Muharram Arrangements

SRINAGAR — Anjuman Sharie Shiayan Saturday asked the state administration to put in place a proper mechanism to ensure that people do not face any inconvenience in view of the ongoing Muharram-ul-Harram. A Shia delegation described the arrangements as ‘lip service’ with no arrangements made for the mourners. It asked the concerned officer to put in […]

Flies, Synthetic Colour Found In JVC Hospital Canteens

1.7 quintal spices from street vendors destroyed in Batmaloo SRINAGAR — Officers from the Food Safety and Standards led by assistant commissioner Srinagar Saturday conducted an on-the-spot inspection of the canteens and messes located inside the JVC SKIMS hospital here in Bemina. During the inspection, the checking team discovered the food was being spoiled by […]

Kashmiri Truck Driver Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances In Udhampur

SRINAGAR — A truck driver died under mysterious circumstances along the Srinagar- Jammu highway in Udhampur district on Saturday. “Today at about 6:00 am, a truck (JK03-6460) which was on way to Kashmir from Assam Via Dhar road and driven by the conductor namely Bilal Ahmed as driver of the truck  was sleeping in the truck since […]

Pamposh Hotel Up in Flames

SRINAGAR — A massive fire erupted at a major hotel here in the summer capital on Saturday, but there was no loss of life or injury, police said. The fire broke out at Hotel Pamposh near Regal Chowk in the heart of the city here, a police official said. He said the fire started in the […]

Youth Killed In Forces Action During Clashes In Qazigund

15 injured in clashes near gunfight site SRINAGAR — A 24 year old youth was killed and fifteen others suffered in forces action near encounter site Chowgam area of Qazigund of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.  Reports said said that violent clashes erupted near encounter site at Chowgam following the killing of five militants in an encounter. Government […]

Governor Cracks Whip Against Corrupt  

 ‘Examine Disproportionate Assets of Tainted Officers’ SRINAGAR — Taking strong note of the corrupt practices in the state, the Governor Satya Paul Malik has directed authorities to set in motion exercise to initiate action against corrupt officials and also examine the disproportionate assets of tainted officials. KNS quoting well placed sources in the civil secretariat reported […]

Panel Reconstituted To Examine Cases Of Absent Doctors

SRINAGAR — Governors ad­ministration today accorded sanction to the re-constitution of a Departmental Committee to examine the cases of doc­tors or any officer/official of subordinate office related to the un-authorized absence/ over-stay on deputation/study leave cases or any other. According the order, the sanction has been accorded in supersession of all previous orders issued on the […]