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Oath ceremony for newly enrolled advocates held in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 19:  Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy today organized oath ceremony for newly enrolled 105 Advocates of Kashmir province at State Judicial Academy (SJA) here. Proceedings were conducted by Abdul Rashid Malik, Director, JKSJA. He welcomed Justice, Alok Aradhe, Chairman, J&K State Judicial Academy, Justice M.K. Hanjura, Member, J&K State Judicial Academy and newly enrolled advocates and deliberated ... Read More »

Digitization only way to end corruption: Ganga

  Distributes financial assistance under PMAY JAMMU, SEPTEMBER, 17: Terming digitization of government machinery at all levels as only medium to end corruption, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today extolled that introduction of online services in several departments in the state is getting tremendous results with a notable decline in the corruption graph.  “Transparency and accountability has ... Read More »

Mian Qayoom returns home, Lawyers resume work

Srinagar, Sep 16 (KNS): Following “clean chit” to Mian Qayoom and his return today, the lawyers today resumed their work in all the courts of the Kashmir Valley after a two-day strike called by High Court Bar Association (HCBA). Qayoom, who is HCBA president, was questioned by NIA at New Delhi on Friday, was as per Bar given clean chit by ... Read More »

HC to introduce Video-Conferencing facility for litigants from far flung areas: Chief Justice

Justice Badar Durrez visits Kargil Courts, interacts with Judicial Officials, Lawyers Kargil, Sep 15 (KNS): Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed today said efforts are on to introduce video conferencing facility for the litigants from far flung areas of the state. Chief Justice is on a tour to Ladakh and was speaking during ... Read More »

SHRC directs govt to pay 35 lakh compensation to Jammu man

‘He lost 7 family members in an attack by unknown gunmen’ Srinagar, Sep 15 (KNS): J&K State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Thursday directed the Chief Secretary of J&K to pay Rs 35 lakh compensation to a man who lost seven members of his family  The man had alleged that seven members of his family were killed by unknown gunmen during an attack ... Read More »

After HC quashes PSA, B’pora Court grants bail to Journalism student

Edu Min assures no PSA will be slapped again Bandipora, September 11: A local court here in Bandipora today granted bail to a Journalism student of the district in two cases, who was slapped with the draconian PSA Public Safety Act, described as lawless law by the amnesty international. Tahir Hussain Mir, 24, was arrested in September 2016 and was ... Read More »

Conclave successfully brought stakeholders together: Justice Lokur

2-day Roundtable Conference on Juvenile Justice concludes Experts identify problems, suggest measures for effective implementation of Juvenile Justice Act Recommendations will serve as roadmap for the Govt to move forward: Chief Secretary SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 10: The 2-day State Roundtable Conference on implementation of Jammu and Kashmir Juvenile Justice Act concluded at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) here on Sunday. On the ... Read More »

Protection of Juveniles is duty of all of us: Justice Magrey

Juveniles need to be handled with compassion: DGP Vaid Srinagar, Sep 07 (KNS): Two day training programme of Special Juvenile police units began today at Police Headquarters Srinagar. The Inaugural session was attended by the Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey Judge, High Court of J&K (Chairperson J&K Juvenile Justice Committee), Director General of Police, S.P. Vaid, Ld. Advocate General, Jahangir Iqbal ... Read More »

SHRC directs Govt, SKIMS to provide financial assistance to a poor patient

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 07: State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the state government and Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences to provide an assistance of Rs 5.5 lakh to a poor patient suffering from kidney failure. Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Lone of Gagal Lolab had approached SHRC with a prayer that he is suffering kidney failure and is under the treatment of SKIMS Soura, ... Read More »

Man gets 5 –yr jail for sodomising boy in Bandipora

Bhat Waheed Bandipora, September 05: A local court today sentenced a man for 5 years imprisonment for sodomising a minor,  14 years ago.           Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora Raja Muhammad Tasleem sentenced Mohammad Ramzan Sofi Alias Cement to a simple imprisonment of 5 years with a fine of Rs 20000 after being found guilty of doing unnatural sex with a minor ... Read More »