Police, CRPF Review Security For Polls

SRINAGAR — Top police and CRPF officials Thursday reviewed the security preparedness for the upcoming panchayat and urban local bodies polls in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was jointly presided over by DG CRPF R R Bhatnagar and DGP J&K Dilbag Singh. “The officers took an in-depth review of the security measures put in place […]

Congress Says 550 Candidates File Nomination Papers 

SRINAGAR — The state Congress on Thursday said that over 550 candidates of the party have filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir, slated to be held from October 08. PCC Vice President and MLC, G N Monga said that over 500 candidates from the Congress have filed their forms […]

Not Participating In ULB, Panchayat Polls: Sagar

SRINAGAR — National Conference on Thursday reiterated the party stand of not participating in upcoming ULB and Panchayat elections until central government clears its stand and protects Article 35 A in and outside the courts. Addressing a meeting of senior leaders at Nawa-e-Subah complex, General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar said that the party functionaries and workers […]

Employees Lock PHE Offices, Demand Unpaid Wages

SRINAGAR— Pressurizing the government over their demands, the Public Health Engineering Joint Employees Association (PHEJEA), an amalgam of daily wagers, casual labourers and others on Wednesday lockdown all offices in their respective districts to protest against the delay in the release of their wages, which they said are pending from past 21 months. All the […]

CJ Asks Lawyers To Believe Humanity & Honesty

SHOPIAN: Chief Justice High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Gita Mittal accompanied by Justice Tashi Rabistan and Justice Alok Aradhi Thursday visited Shopian district and took stock of functioning of different courts. She reviewed various facilities available for litigants, lawyers, functioning of the lower courts and overall infrastructure. The Chief Justice while offering patient hearing […]

1750 Qualify KAS (Prelims) Exam

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) today declared the result of the prestigious J&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination-2018. The result has been declared in a record time of 10 days as the said examination was conducted throughout the State on 16 September 2018. According to Khalid Majeed, Controller Examinations, JKPSC, the result […]

Man Held With Pistol In Baramulla

SRINAGAR — Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a person and recovered a pistol from his possession in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. A senior police official said Arif Hussain Lone of Nowpora Jageer of the district was apprehended along with a pistol. He said a case has been registered under FIR No.69/2018 under section 7/27 […]

CS Reviews Rs 8000 Cr Initiative To Be Implemented Through JKIDFC

SRINAGAR — Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam Thursday chaired a meeting with Administrative Secretaries and the Divisional Administration including engineering wing officials to review the implementation of the major initiative launched by the State Government to complete languishing/incomplete infrastructure projects across the State, for which an amount of Rs 8000 Crore is being spent. To provide fillip to the […]

PDP, NC Say Cold Blooded Murder: JRL Calls For Shutdown 

SRINAGAR —The Joint  Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a shutdown on Friday against the killing of a civilian in Norrbagh Qamarwari area of Srinagar during a cordon-and-search-operation on Thursday. Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement while strongly condemning the fresh wave of […]

3 Militants, Soldier Killed in Twin Encounters

SRINAGAR — Three militants, one of them from Lashker-e-Taiba and two others from Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfits, one of them a former SPO, were killed in two separate encounters with government forces in southern Anantnag and central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday.  Fifteen persons were injured in government forces action during massive clashes that ensued the gun battles.  […]

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