Govt orders transfer, posting of Under Secretaries

Govt orders transfer, posting of Under Secretaries

  Srinagar, Feb 21: The Government of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday ordered transfer and posting of Under Secretaries. As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Naseema Akhter, Under Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department is transferred and posted as Under Secretary to the Government, Social Welfare Department vice Farooq Ahmad […]

Schools to re-open from Feb 26, Mar 5

Schools to re-open from Feb 26, Mar 5

  Srinagar, Feb 21: Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo said that all the teaching staff of Primary, Middle, High and Higher Secondary Schools shall report to their respective schools from 23rd February and begin the preparations for the commencement of the new session. The formal classes for the students shall start from […]

Article 370 returns to ‘haunt’ PDP-BJP again

Article 370 returns to ‘haunt’ PDP-BJP again

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 20: The coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party have once again started talking about the Article 370, due to which citizens of J&K enjoy special status. Minister of state in Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh on Monday said that Jammu and Kashmir’s ‘special […]

K-issue not limited to India, Pak only, China major factor too: Naeem

K-issue not limited to India, Pak only, China major factor too: Naeem

  Srinagar, Feb 20: Linking China’s move of regularly vetoing attempts to designate chief of Jaish-e-Muhammad militant outfit Masood Azhar as a “terrorist in United Nations” with China, Jammu and Kashmir Public Works minister Naeem Akhtar has said “such things don’t happen without a reason” and China’s connection with Jaish needs to be understood, media […]

New Delhi needs to explain Akhtar’s assertion: Omar

New Delhi needs to explain Akhtar’s assertion: Omar

  Srinagar, Feb 20: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that New Delhi needs to explain the basis of a statement made by a senior minister in Mehbooba-led government over the involvement of China in Kashmir issue. “China has adopted JeM, a militant organisation operating in J&K. This assertion from […]

Srinagar Central Jail major hub for militant recruitment, says CID report

Srinagar Central Jail major hub for militant recruitment, says CID report

  Srinagar, Feb 20: The Srinagar Central Jail is a hub for recruiting militants with inmates establishing a “parallel administrative” set-up, ignored by local police despite warnings by prison authorities, says a report by the Jammu and Kashmir CID. The role of the Central Jail is presently so important that every new militant is recruited […]

Trooper injured in sniper fire from across LoC in Tangdhar

  Srinagar, Feb 20: A BSF jawan was Tuesday seriously injured after he was hit by a Pakistani sniper fire from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tangdhar, officials said. They said the jawan was deployed at a forward defended location (FDL) along the LoC in the area, when a sniper shot […]