Intelligence agencies warn of fidayeen attack on Police personnel

Intelligence agencies warn of fidayeen attack on Police personnel

New Delhi, Jul 19: The intelligence agencies have given a fresh warning that Zakir Musa aka Zakir Rashid Bhatt is planning a fidayeen attack on the police personnel in Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir. According to reports, Zakir Musa heads militant outfit Ansar Gazwat ul Hind. As per sources, Musa is sending recruits to Jammu and […]

No officer to be deputed for training outside JK, directs govt

No officer to be deputed for training outside JK, directs govt

Srinagar, Jul 19: J&K Government today asked its Departments not to depute any officer/official for training outside the State/country without the prior approval of the General Administration Department (GAD). “It has been observed that some Departments depute/nominate officers outside the state/country for training programme at their own level without consultation/approval of the General Administration Department […]

Govt constitutes official panels for Panchayat, ULB polls

Srinagar, Jul 19: The Government today constituted State and Divisional Level Committees to conduct preparatory work for Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), for the State Level Committee Principal Secretary, Home Department would be the Chairman, while as Director General of Police, Principal Secretary Transport […]

No end to additional charge syndrome in civil administration

No end to additional charge syndrome in civil administration

Srinagar, Jul 19: Though after the takeover of the government, the Governor N N Vohra was expected to end additional charge syndrome in middle and higher echelons of civil administration but like previous PDP-BJP government, the Governor too has deepened the crisis of additional charge syndrome in the upper and middle rungs of civil administration. […]

Dr Farooq criticises lynching, killings of Muslims in India

Kupwara, Jul 19: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah criticised lynching and killings of Muslims in India during a condolence meeting in Kupwara on Thursday. “Some forces still exist in our state who do not want peace to return in Kashmir valley as their business runs in killings of the people,” said Abdullah. […]

Cong discusses current situation in State

Cong discusses current situation in State

Srinagar, Jul 19: The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) held a meeting of senior Party Functionaries and workers in Srinagar Thursday to review the prevailing situation post fall of PDP BJP Govt in the State, urging upon the Government to reach out to people to address people’s problem, which were at peak due to failure […]

Violence sees new high in JK in last three years: MHA

New Delhi, Jul 18: A total of 256 incidents of violence — a steep hike from 2017 and 2016 — have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir in just six months of 2018, Home Ministry data presented in Parliament on Wednesday revealed, a news agency reported. Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir told […]

Army lost 106 personnel in battle casualties in 2017: Govt

New Delhi, Jul 18: The Army lost 106 personnel, including eight officers, in battle casualties in 2017, Minister of State for Defence, Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha Wednesday. There were 155 non-fatal battle casualties last year, he said in a written response. In 2017, 98 Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) and those of other ranks, […]

De-register dubious LoC traders without delay: Guv

Srinagar, Jul 18: Governor N. N. Vohra chaired a high-level meeting to review issues relating to LoC Trade and identify existing systems and procedures in the LoC Trade framework which require improvement or change. B.B. Vyas and Vijay Kumar, Advisors to Governor; B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Dr. S.P. Vaid, DGP; Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to […]