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Police SI killed in Zakura “shootout”

Violence is no means to achieve any goals, says CM Srinagar, Nov 17 (KNS): A police sub-inspector (SI) was killed Friday evening and a Special Police Officer (SPO) injured in a “shootout” with militants in Zakura area in Srinagar outskirts. The SI has been identified as Imran Tak of Udhampur. Tak has joined police in 2010 and was posted in Srinagar. The ... Read More »

Four months on after Cabinet approval

Govt yet to make Law Commission operational Srinagar Nov 17 (KNS): Around four months having passed since the cabinet approval, the government is yet to make the maiden Law Commission operational in the state.  On July 26, the state cabinet approved the constitution of the maiden Law Commission. An official of the Law Department said that the department has finalised the ... Read More »

Geelani terms 36th PSA on Masarat Aalam as “state terrorism”

  ‘It is highly condemnable’ Srinagar, Nov 17 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani today termed as “state terrorism” the slapping of 36th Public Safety Act (PSA) on Muslim League chairman and assistant general secretary of amalgam Masarat Aalam Bhat, saying “It is highly condemnable.”  Referring to “prolonged and unlawful detention” of Masarat Aalam Bhat, Geelani, in a statement ... Read More »

Chief Minister pays tributes to slain cop

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 17: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has paid rich tributes to the Sub Inspector of J&K Police, Imran Talk, who was killed today at Zakura, Srinagar. Mehbooba Mufti said violence is no means to achieve any goals, rather it tears apart the entire social fabric of the society. The Chief Minister has conveyed her sympathies with the bereaved family ... Read More »

RBI Organises one day workshop for Directors of RSETIs

Jammu, Nov17: Reserve Bank of India, Jammu organized one day workshop for the Directors of RSETIs functioning in the State of Jammu and Kashmir on November 17, 2017 at Srinagar. The Workshop was inaugurated by Shri A. K. Mattu, General Manager & Officer-in-Charge, RBI, Jammu and Kashmir. In his inaugural address, Shri Mattu highlighted that the present employment market in ... Read More »

Harmony needed to curb corruption in system, society : Nizam-ud-Din Bhat

   Jammu Nov 17:::  Stating that corruption undermines justice , mars values and   merit, Peoples Democratic Party General Secretary Nizamuddin Bhat has sought public support through committed campaign to weed out the menace from society and the system. Interacting with party workers ,Bhat said  it is because of the  corruption that social ethos built on morality and ethics is coming under ... Read More »

Amnesty International India castigates J&K Govt for refusing to pay compensation to human shield victim

New Delhi, Nov 16, CNS: The Jammu and Kashmir government’s refusal to pay compensation to Farooq Ahmed Dar of Central Kashmir who was strapped to a jeep and paraded by army personnel is a "callous attempt" at evading its human rights obligations, Amnesty International India said today. On 27 October, the Jammu and Kashmir Home Department rejected a recommendation from the ... Read More »

Govt orders transfers of two IAS officers

Dheeraj Gupta posted as Principal Secretary (Coordination) in Resident Commission Srinagar, Nov 16 (KNS): The government on Thursday ordered following transfers and postings: Dheeraj Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary to JK Govt, Power Development Department, has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary (Coordination) in the Resident Commission, J&K Government, New Delhi. Hirdesh Kumar, IAS, Commissioner Secy to Govt Housing & Urban Development ... Read More »

CUK, Shama foundation holds symposium on ‘Status of Women in Civilized Society’

Speakers call for immediate cessation of atrocities against women Srinagar, Nov 16 (KNS): Central University of Kashmir (CUK), Registrar, Prof. M. Afzal Zargar today said the atrocities on women folk were being committed from times immemorial and there was dire need to check these in contemporary times. “In our history, many civilizations existed on this earth and the women have ... Read More »

Naidu, Irani hail JK media students at PCI’s golden jubilee event

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 16: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani today lauded media students from Jammu and Kashmir who were present at the Golden Jubilee function of the Press Council of India (PCI) coinciding with the National Press Day. The Vice-President inaugurated the valedictory event while the function was presided over ... Read More »