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Misreporting about status of projects should be avoided’.

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai Monday stressed on maintaining transparency in the execution of works and said that Government has zero tolerance policy against mismanagement and misreporting about status of projects.He said this while reviewing the implementation of various developmental projects under Roads and Buildings and PMGSY. Stating that ...

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Extreme repression in Kashmir’: JRL petitions UN chief.

The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Monday petitioned the UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres and urged him to play his role in “putting an end to extreme repression” in Kashmir and take “urgent steps” for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute. According ...

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Navin Choudhary chairs Empowered Committee meeting.

Principal Secretary, Finance, Navin K Choudhary today chaired the 62nd meeting of Empowered Committee for regularization of ad-hoc/contractual/consolidated employees in terms of Civil Services Special Provision Act 2010. Navin, who is also the convener of the Empowered Committee, chaired the meeting at his office chambers here during which he reviewed ...

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Jammu and Kashmir govt withdraws circular on Bhagavad Gita, Ramayan.

Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday withdrew a circular calling for introduction of Urdu version of Bhagavad Gita and Kashmiri version of Ramayan in all educational institutions of the state. “Circular issued by the education department regarding introduction of some religious books stands withdrawn ab initio under the orders of ...

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JKLF chief Yasin Malik detained as he leads march towards Lal Chowk.

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was detained on Tuesday after he marched towards the historic Ghanta ghar (clock tower) in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar. Malik, who had gone into hiding to evade his arrest, appeared at a mosque in Kokerbazar early today. “After evading arrest for ...

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Lal Chowk march: High-speed Internet blocked in Kashmir capital.

Authorities on Tuesday suspended the high-speed Internet service in Srinagar in view of proposed separatist march and sit-in.An official said that the speed of mobile Internet service has been throttled to 2G in the capital city as a “precautionary measure”. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a march to ...

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Pained at loss of innocent civilian lives in Kashmir: Concerned Citizens’.

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Concerned Citizens, comprising Yashwant Sinha, Wajahat Habibullah, Kapil Kak, Bharat Bhushan and Sushobha Bharve on Monday expressed concern over escalation of violence in Kashmir. In a statement here they said, “We are deeply pained at the recent escalation of violence in Kashmir and at the loss of innocent civilians’ lives.”“The ...

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Pained at loss of innocent civilian lives in Kashmir: Concerned Citizens’.

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Concerned Citizens, comprising Yashwant Sinha, Wajahat Habibullah, Kapil Kak, Bharat Bhushan and Sushobha Bharve on Monday expressed concern over escalation of violence in Kashmir. In a statement here they said, “We are deeply pained at the recent escalation of violence in Kashmir and at the loss of innocent civilians’ lives.”“The ...

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JRL march fallout: Schools, colleges to remain closed in Srinagar on Tuesday.

All schools and degree colleges will remain closed in Srinagar district on Tuesday in view of a protest march called by the separatist leadership.Official sources said the decision has been taken as a “precautionary measure” to avoid law and order situation. The district administration Bandipora has also decided to close ...

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Panchayat elections in nine phases from November 17 in Jammu and Kashmir

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir, Shaleen Kabra today announced the schedule for conduct of Panchayat Elections in the State. “The elections to 316 Blocks in 4483 Panchayat Halqas comprising of 35029 Panch Constituencies will be held from November 17 to December 11 in 9 phases,” Kabra said at ...

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