Police arrest bootlegger in Srinagar, illicit liquor recovered

  Srinagar, Aug 4: Police in Srinagar arrested a bootlegger at a checkpoint established near Kahkashan Hotel Nowpora and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at the checkpoint intercepted a bootlegger identified as Abdul Rashid Ganie son of Mohd Ramzan resident of Pazalpora Magam Handwara and recovered 32 bottles of illicit liquor from his […]

Centre should respect aspirations of people of Kashmir: Hakeem Yaseen

‘Repeating past mistakes of coercion would yield nothing’ Srinagar, Aug 4: Urging the Centre to respect urges and aspirations of the state, Chairman PDF said that that the state of Jammu & Kashmir was an independent country upto 1947 which acceded to India on certain conditions including Article 370 and Article 35-A. He asked the […]

CSCs to provide electoral services from Aug 8

New Delhi, Aug 4: Common service centres, engaged in delivering government services to public, will start offering electoral registration and other services under the Election Commission from August 8, an official said on Sunday. The Election Commission has already directed chief electoral officers of all states to engage CSCs for electors verification programme. “We have […]

Present times witnessing belligerent behaviour by few individuals, groups: CJI

Guwahati, Aug 4: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the present times are witnessing “belligerent and reckless behaviour” by a few individuals and some groups. He, however, expressed optimism that such developments are just “exceptions” and will be defeated by the strong traditions of the country’s legal institutions. “I am hopeful that […]

Vice Chancellor’s forum meet held at KU

  Srinagar, Aug 4: The Forum of Vice Chancellor’s of J&K Universities met on Sunday at the University of Kashmir to deliberate upon issues concerning academics and research activities in the varsities. The high-level meeting was attended by Prof Talat Ahmad , Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir; Prof Mehraj-ud-Din Mir, Vice Chancellor Central University of […]

Failed to understand why Amarnath Yatra was stopped: Digvijaya Singh

  Vidisha, Aug 4: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said that he failed to understand why Amarnath Yatra was stopped. Speaking to media persons here, Singh said: “First of all, I do not understand why Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were disturbed. When have terror activities stopped? Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that […]

Rumour, panic spread by Kashmiri parties baseless: BJP

Srinagar, Aug 4: The J&K unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday asked people not to believe rumours as the top leadership of the party would not take any decision that would not be pro-people as far as Jammu and Kashmir was concerned. After a meeting of its middle rung leaders and party […]

Talat Parvez reviews development scenario in Kishtwar district

Kishtwar, Aug 5: Secretary Higher Education Department, Talat Parvez Rohella, who is also in-charge Secretary for monitoring development related activities in district Kishtwar, today took a detailed review of developmental scenario here at a marathon meeting with district and sectoral officers. District Development Commissioner (DDC) Angrez Singh Rana, ADDC, Mohammad Hanief Malik, ADC, Pawan Kumar […]

Nazim Zai Khan assumes office as DC Ramban

Ramban, Aug 5: Nazim Zai Khan today assumed the office as Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ramban. He replaced Showkat Aijaz Bhat who has been transferred as DC Kulgam. Various senior officers of the district administration welcomed the incumbent DC and assured their full cooperation for development of the district. Soon after assuming the charge, the Deputy […]

Free coaching for civil services aspirants in Doda soon

Doda, Aug 5: The district administration Doda, under the supervision of DDC Dr Sagar D Doifode, has decided to provide free coaching to the civil services aspirants. A detailed notification/application form in this regard has been issued by the office of DDC, in which the eligibility criteria has been explained. As per the officials, the […]

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