Police arrest militant in Kishtwar

Srinagar, Dec 9: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a militant in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. A police spokesperson said Kishtwar police arrested a wanted militant Reyaz Ahmed of Sounder Dachhan, wanted in case FIR No. 182/2018 U/S 120-B/121/121-A/RPC 7/27 I.A Act, 4/5 Exp Act 3/13/U(P)A of police station Kishtwar. Police said […]

BJP’s idea of development discriminatory, secessionist: PDP

BJP’s idea of development discriminatory, secessionist: PDP

Srinagar, Dec 9: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir while out rightly rejecting the remarks of BJP leader and Union Minister for state Jitendra Singh Rana, said that the BJP government had miserably failed to ensure equitable regional development in the state and the party had also failed to protect the interest […]

Rain, snow expected in Kashmir till Tuesday: MeT

Rain, snow expected in Kashmir till Tuesday: MeT

Srinagar, Dec 9: The meteorological department has forecast light-to-moderate rainfall or snow at most places across the Kashmir valley from Sunday till Tuesday. “A western disturbance is approaching Jammu and Kashmir, under the influence of which light-to-moderate rain/snow will occur at many places and snow at few places over the Ladakh region from the evening […]

Shalindra Kumar to take charge as JK CEO on Wednesday

Shalindra Kumar to take charge as JK CEO on Wednesday

Srinagar, Dec 9: Shalindra Kumar will take over as the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday replacing the incumbent Shaleen Kabra, a day after the completion of the ongoing nine-phased panchayat polls in the state. Kabra (IAS-1992), after relinquishing his charge, will be the principal secretary to the government, industries and […]

SAC approves decision to streamline JK’s teaching cadre

SAC approves decision to streamline JK’s teaching cadre

Jammu, Dec 9: In a land mark decision aimed at streamlining the teaching cadre in Jammu & Kashmir, the State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the Action Pan recommended by the Committee constituted vide G.O No 1263-GAD of 2018, Dated 13.08.2018. The Committee was mandated to devise a […]

SAC approves legislation to tackle Benami transactions

Jammu, Dec 9: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Bill, 2018’. The Bill is a comprehensive law aimed at tackling Benami transactions in the State. The Bill provides for creation of the requisite administrative structure for enforcement of […]

Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill-2018 approved

Jammu, Dec 9: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill- 2018. The Bill seeks to introduce such provisions in the Code of Civil Procedure, Samvat, 1977 which will help in the disposal of cases in a time-bound manner. These provisions relate […]