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Daily Archives: December 13, 2016

Sinha group hints at starting ‘unconditional talks’ with separatists

Srinagar, Dec 13 (KNS): Hinting that “unconditional dialogue” will be initiated to resolve long pending Kashmir issue, former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha Tuesday said that they are making efforts to convince New Delhi to invite Kashmiri separatists on the talking table. Talking to media persons on the sidelines of the informal meeting here at local hotel, Sinha said, “After ... Read More »

Investigation reveals ‘ample violation of norms’ in construction of buildings under SSA

‘Misappropriation of lakhs detected’: SVO Srinagar, Dec 13 (KNS): The State Vigilance Commission (Svc) investigating irregularities in construction of schools under SSA, has found huge violation of norms in construction of buildings. The PDP led government had asked the commission to probe the misappropriation of funds for construction of schools under SSA and to book those who are involved in ... Read More »

CM asks to scrutinize list of non- performing officials

‘Govt will not tolerate indiscipline among bureaucrats’ Srinagar, Dec 13 (KNS): With the complaints of unsatisfactory performance of some government officials in the state, the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has directed authorities to scrutinize the list of non performing officials for immediate action. Official sources told KNS that Mehbooba Mufti is not happy with the performance of some officers and ... Read More »

50 bridges to be completed in Kashmir during next 2 months: Veeri

Minister reviews progress of road communication projects, snow clearance preparedness SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 13: In order to enhance connectivity of different habitations in Kashmir, Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri today said that 50 bridges will be completed in next two months in the Valley. Mr Veeri was speaking at a meeting convened to review the progress ... Read More »

Focus on asset creation, avoid unproductive works: Abdul Haq to officers

          DECEMBER, SRINAGAR 13: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq, today directed the officers to utilise funds allotted under various centrally-sponsored schemes for asset creation and avoid benefitting individuals.            The Minister said this while chairing a review meeting held at SKICC to discuss the 14th FC award works of Rural Development Department of Kashmir division. ... Read More »

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University to undergo Academic Audit

VC meets Governor JAMMU, DECEMBER 13: Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today. Prof. Jain briefed the Governor about the Perspective Plan being formulated by the University for taking planned initiatives to promote quality education and research with enhanced focus on usage ... Read More »

Contractors Association condoles demise of Us an Majeed’s Cousin

  Suhail Rather Bandipora, 13 Dec:  The President Contractor Association President has condoled the demise of Ab Rashid Ganie of Garoora Bandipora- Cousin Brother of MLA Bandipora Usman Majid. The Association held a condolence meeting under the chairmanship  of Nasir Mir and expresed  heartfelt condolences with the bereaved family. The President prayed for eternal peace to departed soul and  said ... Read More »

Governor summons Joint Session of the Legislature

  JAMMU, DECEMBER 13: Governor N. N. Vohra, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under sub-section (1) of section 53 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, has summoned the State Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council to meet at Jammu on Monday, the 2nd January 2017, at 11:00 a.m. The Governor N.N. Vohra, has called upon the Members of ... Read More »

Encroachment of Forest Land by Sajjad Kichloo Whistleblower lodges contempt petition in HC against IGP SVO & SSP VOJ for hushing up the scam

  Srinagar, Dec 13, CNS: A contempt petition has been filed by a whistleblower/RTI Activist Advocate Ankur Sharma in the State High Court seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Inspector General of Police, State Vigilance Organization Alok Puri (IPS) and Senior Superintendent of Police, Vigilance Organization Jammu Shabir Ahmed Malik (KPS) for intentional/deliberate defiance of the Supreme Court ... Read More »

Er. Rasheed locks down D.C Office Kupwara

Asks Government to fill up DC’s vacant post within 04 days or face agitation. Kupwara 13 December 2016:- In a surprise and swift move AIP Supremo and MLA Langate, Er. Rasheed today locked down the main gate of DC Office Kupwara, despite heavy barriers and deployment of police and para-military forces, as a mark of protest against failure of the ... Read More »