Yasin Malik still in police custody, remand extended

Srinagar, Oct 24: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik, who was arrested along with many others while leading a protest rally at Lal Chowk is still in police custody. Malik along with JKLF zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Ghulam Muhammad Dar, and Hurriyat Leader Javed Ahmad Mir have been remanded up to […]

Magam residents hold anti-PDD protest

Marki Adil Budgam Oct 24: The residents of Wat-Magam area of this central Kashmir district Wednesday staged protest demanding a separate transformer for the village. The residents of New Colony Wat-Magam Wednesday morning staged a demonstration against the power development department for their alleged failure to install a new transformer in the village. Chanting anti-PDD […]

Police arrest smuggler in Sopore, seize illicit timber

Srinagar, Oct 24: Police on Wednesday arrested a timber smuggler and seized illegal timber in Dangiwacha area of Sopore. “During the intervening night of 23/24 September 2018, a police party of Police Station Dangiwacha laid a Naka at Dangiwacha,” said police spokesman in a statement. “During Naka checking, a Tata mobile vehicle bearing registration number […]

Navin reviews operationalization modalities for new Degree Colleges

Srinagar, Oct 24: The High-Powered Committee for identifying locations and operationalization of new degree colleges today met here today under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary, Finance, Navin K Choudhary. The Committee constituted under Order No 1462-GAD of 2018 dated: 25-09-2018 met for the second time at the office chamber of the Finance Secretary and identified […]

Kotwal chairs DPC meet, clears 28 promotions, 50 confirmation cases

Srinagar, Oct 24: A meeting of the State Level Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) of Revenue Department was held under the Chairmanship of Financial Commissioner, Revenue, Dr. Pawan Kotwal, here today. The DPC cleared confirmation cases of 50 fully-qualified Girdawars to Incharge Naib Tehsildars and promotion of 28 other Ministerial staff of State Cadre of Revenue […]

Vigilance books SIDCO officials for illegal appointments

Srinagar, Oct 24: Vigilance Organization today booked State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO) officials for their alleged involvement in illegal appointments in the Corporation. “During a surprise check it surfaced that during the year 2016-2017, Amit Sharma, then Managing Director SIDCO, DK Razdan then Superintending Engineer, Nazir Ahmad Parray then Executive Engineer Division 1st, Abdul Rashid […]

Durbar Move: Govt orders establishment of Winter Secretariat in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 24: In connection with the bi-annual Durbar Move, the Government today ordered establishment of Winter Secretariat at Srinagar which shall start functioning from 1st November 2018. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the officers/officials to be stationed in the Winter Secretariat include one officer of the level of […]

One-way traffic on Oct 27, 28 & Nov 3, 4

Srinagar, Oct 24: In order to ensure hassle-free movement of vehicles carrying Darbar move employees and important official records to Jammu, only one-way movement of traffic from Srinagar towards Jammu shall be permitted on October 27, 28 and November 3, 4 on the Srinagar- Jammu National Highway. As such no movement of any sort of […]

CB registers case against HIIT consultancy for fraud

Srinagar, Oct 24: Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint from Fayaz Mustafa S/O Ghulam Mustafa Punjoo R/O Green Avenue Sector-B Peer-Bagh Srinagar. The complaint inter-alia revealed that one Waqar Wani S/O Manzoor Ahmed Wani R/O Liderwan Trehgam Kupwara is running a consultancy under the name and style of M/S HIIT at Parray Pora Srinagar. The […]