Geelani appeals people to celebrate Eid with austerity

Geelani appeals people to celebrate Eid with austerity

Srinagar: Extending his heartfelt Eid greetings to the Muslim Ummah in general and the Muslims of Jammu and Kashmir in particular, Syed Ali Geelani made fervent appeal to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity and austerity and asked affluent families of the State to take care of the needy, orphans, widows, elderly and families of martyrs & […]

Advisors Vyas, Kumar, Ganai greet people on Eid

Advisors Vyas, Kumar, Ganai greet people on Eid

Srinagar, Aug 21: Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai have extended greetings and good wishes to the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Azha. In their separate messages, the Advisors observed that this festival symbolizes strength of faith and willingness to offer the […]

Empowered Committee clears 34 cases for regularization under SRO-520

Stop sending sub-judice cases to EC: Navin to Deptts

Empowered Committee clears 34 cases for regularization under SRO-520

Srinagar: The Governor’s administration today gave its nod to regularisation under SRO-520 of 34 casual/seasonal/need-based and other workers of different departments. Chairing a meeting of the Empowered Committee constituted under SRO-520, Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary, cleared 16 cases from PHE, eight from Agriculture Production, six from Rural Development Department, two from Forest and […]

KU postpones PG entrance exams scheduled on Aug 26

KU postpones PG entrance exams scheduled on Aug 26

Srinagar: Authorities at the Kashmir University on Tuesday postponed the entrance tests for post-graduate courses scheduled on August 26. “It is notified for the information of all concerned candidates that all KU PG Entrance Tests scheduled to be held on 26-08-2018 have been postponed,” said a varsity spokesperson. The exams will now be held on […]

Z Morh, Zojila tunnels govt’s top priority: Div Com

Directs for timely completion of prestigious projects

Z Morh, Zojila tunnels govt’s top priority: Div Com

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the construction of prestigious Z Morh and Zojila tunnels are govt’s top priority as the two tunnels will provide road connectivity to Ladakh region with Valley throughout the year. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while reviewing the measures pertaining to Z Morh and Zojila […]

Niti Aayog pitches for first-come first-serve basis to award deep-seated mines

Niti Aayog pitches for first-come first-serve basis to award deep-seated mines

New Delhi: Niti Aayog has called for awarding deep-seated mines on a first-come-first-serve basis to accelerate their mining and production and attract large private sector investment, according to a senior official at the government think-tank. Another crucial change that the body wants the government to bring in is to club the three permits of reconnaissance, […]

India ready for constructive engagement with Pakistan: Modi

India ready for constructive engagement with Pakistan: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to Imran Khan, saying that India is committed to peaceful neighbourly ties with Pakistan, a news agency reported on Monday. “India is looking for constructive and meaningful engagement with Pakistan,” the PM said in the letter written on August 18. The Prime Minister, in the […]

Kashmir issue needs uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pak Foreign Minister

Kashmir issue needs uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pak Foreign Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that there was a need of “continued and uninterrupted” dialogue with India, which was the only way forward for the two neighbours to resolve outstanding issues, reports said. Qureshi, the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Vice Chairman, was sworn-in earlier in the day along […]

Govt asks security forces to be vigilant on Eid-ul-Azha

Govt asks security forces to be vigilant on Eid-ul-Azha

Srinagar: The state government has directed authorities across the state to take all necessary security and other measures to ensure peaceful Eid-ul-Azha congregations and prayers. One of the top officials of the government wished not to be named said that the Police and district administration in all the districts have been asked to make sure […]

Top officials review security in south Kashmir

Top officials review security in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Top officials of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday reviewed security situation in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. A police spokesperson said ADGP Law and Order Munir Ahmad Khan accompanied by IGP Kashmir SP Pani and IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi today visited Anantnag to review the security […]