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KU Vice Chancellor and other officials fall in Vigilance net

Srinagar, Mar 3, CNS: State Vigilance Organization has registered a formal case against Kashmir University Vice Chancellor and other officials for abusing their official poistion. As per a statement issued by Vigilance to press: “The Vice Chancellor, and other officers and official of Kashmir University in connivance with screening officer (Medical Superintendent of SMHS Hospital Srinagar) which has been nominated by vice ... Read More »

Govt declares highway patches ‘No-Construction Zone’

SRINAGAR, MARCH 03: The Government has declared the area falling on both sides of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway from Kadalbal, Pampore to Merzapora, Awantipora as No-Construction Zone. “It has become imperative and expedient to safeguard the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway and maintain its pristine glory especially on virgin lush-green land. It is accordingly notified that the areas falling on both sides ... Read More »

Geelani anguished over plight of detainees languishing in different jails

Says despite court orders they are not being released Srinagar, Mar 02 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani today expressed deep anguish over the plight of detainees languishing in different jails. “Despite court orders they are not being released,” Geelani, in a statement today, said. Even those detained by British authorities during “Independence movement of India”, the detainees ... Read More »

Intermittent rains lash plains, higher reaches receive snowfall

MeT predicts pleasant weather from Sat Srinagar, Mar 02 (KNS): The intermittent rains lashed the plains while the higher reaches received a fresh snowfall since the intervening night of Thursday-Friday. Director Meteorological department, Sonum Lotus told KNS that the weather would remain pleasant for the next upcoming days. He, however said that there is possibility of light rains at isolated places ... Read More »

NC terms participation of two cabinet ministers in a rally of Hindu Ekta Manch as ‘shame on part of Govt’, demands action from Chief Minister

Congress says, CM must come clear ‘why her cabinet ministers attended rally’ Srinagar, Mar 02 (KNS): Terming the participation of two BJP ministers in a rally of Hindu Ekta Manch in support of accused in the Kathua rape and murder case as ‘shameful act’, the main opposition party National Conference Friday demanded the immediate action against the ministers. The congress while criticizing ... Read More »

JRL delegation meets SHRC chairman

Apprises him about plight of Kashmiri inmates Srinagar, Mar 01 (KNS): Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursdaysaid that shifting political inmates including lifers, under trails and political prisoners from Srinagar central jail is pure vendetta and vindictiveness. “International community acknowledges the rights of prisoners and those trampling these ... Read More »

Srinagar Semi-Ring Road Project: Naeem Akhtar welcomes award of contract by NHAI

  New Bypass taking off from Gallandar to traverse 52 villages JAMMU, FEBRUARY 28: Minister for Works, Mr Naeem Akhtar has welcomed the formal award of Srinagar Semi-Ring Road Project by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) today. He said the tenders have already been issued for the Jammu Semi-Ring Road project and it will be also awarded soon for execution. ... Read More »

Chief Minister calls on Union Home Minister

Discusses plight of border people, implementation of AoA NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 27: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is on a visit to the national capital, called on union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh here today. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed obtaining situation in the State particularly the plight of residents of border villages who have been suffering due to ... Read More »

Job Row: SMC overrules government guidelines 

  Srinagar, Feb 27, CNS:  Srinagar Municipal Corporation has become a ‘state within a state’ as it is bypassing all the rules and regulations framed by the Jammu and Kashmir Government.    In a state like Jammu and Kashmir where the unemployment graph has touched to new heights, the Corporation has reduced the upper age limit from 40 to 35 for job ... Read More »

Combined Forces hold meet, Pledges to fight militancy jointly

Srinagar, Feb 26, CNS:  A high level joint meeting of Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF was held at Kilo Force Headquarters at Sharifabad today.    The meeting was chaired by Major General AK Singh, Kilo Force Commander and IGP Kashmir that was attended by various Sector Commanders, Commanding Officers and SSPs of all districts of North Kashmir.    Senior Officers of ... Read More »