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Dental graduates protest against non-advertisement of posts

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

Amid slogans the aggrieved candidates said while government has been advertising posts on fast track basis in other fields they have been completely ignored.

Scores of dental graduates held a protest demonstration at press colony here, accusing government of playing with their future by not advertising posts for last one decade.

Amid slogans the aggrieved candidates said while g more...


Sehrai demands release of cancer patient Peer Saifullah

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai today expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health condition of incarcerated senior party leader Peer Saifullah at Tihar Jail in Delhi.

“In absence of proper medical care Peer Saifullah’s health condition is worsening with every passing day. It is the moral and legal responsibility of the administra more...


‘Bragging’ about death-count in Kashmir unfortunate: Tarigami

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

“This conflict is consuming many young bright lives since decades and it can never be wonderful news. Killings are a tragic saga and ways and means need to be explored to end the bloodshed. There has to be a serious appraisal on why are the youth leaning towards militancy in the first place?,” Tarigami asked

Senior leader of CPI (M) and former MLA Kulgam M Y Tarigami on Friday said t more...


Soura weapon snatching, murder case: Police file charge sheet

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

He said the case was presented after obtaining requisite government sanction and completing all other departmental formalities.

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday presented charge sheet in Soura weapon snatching conspiracy and murder case in the court of additional district and session Judge here, a police spokesman said in a statement.

He said the case was presented after obtai more...


Army hold outreach programme, Chilai-Kalan Mela

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

The Fire & Fury Corps in collaboration with the Zonal Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) undertook a medical outreach programme at Phey and Umla villages in Leh, an army spokesman said.

He said the medical examination of veterans (ex-servicemen), veer naris and locals of the villages was carried out and medicines were distributed at their doorstep by a mobile dispensary more...


Alam, Aasiya, Towheedi victims of political vendetta: MC

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

Dar in a statement said the continued detention of Masarat Alam, Aasiya Andrabi, Farooq Ahmad Towheedi and others is sheer “political vendetta.”

Muslim Conference (S) chairman Shabir Ahmad Dar today alleged that the government was deliberately prolonging the detention of incarcerated leaders. 

Dar in a statement said the continued detention of Masarat Alam, Aasiya Andra more...


Govt frames JK sainik welfare service recruitment rules

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday framed the Jammu and Kashmir sainik welfare (subordinate) service recruitment rules, 2019.

A government order stated:  “In exercise of the powers conferred by the provisions to section 124 of the constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor hereby makes the Jammu and Kashmir sainik welfare (subordinate) service recruitmen more...


Mandibal residents hail chief engineer PDD

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

Residents of Mandibal Nowshera have hailed the Power Development Department (PDD) for prompt redressal of their grievance.

 “We are thankful to chief engineer PDD J&K Hashmat Qazi, executive engineer electric division IV Khanyar Hilal Ahmad Sheikh and Abdul Rasheed AEE Power Baghi Ali Mardan Khan who replaced the damaged transformer and restored electricity in th more...


ECI team visiting JK to take final call on Assembly polls

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

Panel to meet political representatives, security heads, administration officials to decide on dates

A high-level team of Election Commission of India is visiting Jammu and Kashmir later this month to take call on the timing of Assembly polls in the state.

A source said the ECI team was expected to visit the state after January 26. The panel will hold consultation with different more...


GK Impact: Now, permanent staff to be engaged in winter tutorials

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 PM

The directorate has instructed all chief education officers (CEOs) to engage permanent staff in these tutorials and submit the list to the department for the benefit of earned leave to these teachers.

The directorate of school education Kashmir (DSEK) has ordered to utilise services of permanent faculty of the department in winter tutorial centres across Kashmir.

The decision wa more...


Sentry fires in air after observing suspicious movement in Kakapora

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 02:00 PM

SSP Pulwama, Chandan Kohli said that the sentry fired few shots after noticing suspicious movement near police station Kakapora.

A sentry at Kakapora police station in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday evening fired few rounds in the air after noticing some suspicious movement near the police station.

SSP Pulwama, Chandan Kohli said that the sentry fired few shots more...


Son of BSF trooper dismissed over bad food video found dead in Haryana

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 01:00 PM

Police said it appeared that Rohit committed suicide as a revolver was found in his hand. The body was sent for post-mortem.

The son of Border Security Force (BSF) trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from the force in 2017 for indiscipline, was found dead in Haryana, police said on Friday.

Police officials said the body of 22-year-old Rohit was found on Thursday night b more...


Khardung La avalanche: Governor announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for families of deceased

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 01:00 PM

A Raj Bhavan spokesperson said in his message Governor has prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families in their hour of grief.

Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over loss of precious lives due to snow avalanche at Khardung La in Leh district on Friday morning.

A Raj Bhavan spokesperson said in his message Governor has prayed fo more...


Militants lob grenade at CRPF party in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 12:00 PM

Eye witnesses said that the grenade exploded with a bang.

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a CRPF party near Ghanta Ghar in Lal chowk area of Srinagar on Friday.

Eye witnesses said that the grenade exploded with a bang.

However, there was no immediate report of any loss of life or injuries.

This is the second such attack in Srinagar in past two d more...


JRL calls shutdown in Gaw Kadal, Handwara, Kupwara areas over massacre anniversaries

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 12:00 PM

The JRL comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik, in a joint statement asked people to observe complete shutdown in Gawkadal, Basant Bagh, Chota Bazar, Budshah Chowk and adjacent areas on January 21 (Monday).

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday called for shutdown in Gaw Kadal, Handwara and Kupwara to mark the anniversaries of three massacres that more...


Abdullahs condole deaths in Khardung La Pass avalanche

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 12:00 PM

Ask admin to ensure all support to the families of the deceased

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Friday expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives in an avalanche that took place at Khardungla pass in Ladakh.

The duo has urged the administration to expedite the rescue operation and ensure all support to the more...


Kashmir-bound passengers stranded at Delhi airport, blame carrier for ‘unnecessary delay’

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 12:00 PM

When contacted, Indigo assistant floor manager Omar Farooq told Greater Kashmir that they were facing issues due to continuous flight delays from 16 January owing to bad weather.

Dozens of Kashmir-bound passengers stranded at Delhi airport from January 16 due to inclement weather on Friday blamed an airline of “unnecessary delay” in flying them home. 

They said more...


Army’s ‘remarkable year’ comment over militant killings in Kashmir unfortunate, inhuman: Mirwaiz

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 10:00 AM

Addressing a gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz called it strange that a well-trained armed force meant to fight another well trained armed force was “celebrating and patting its back on killing young men and boys, some as young as 14, while some budding intellectuals and academics, and calling it remarkable.”

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday termed th more...


Lolab resident planning to join militancy held with grenade: Kashmir Police

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 09:00 AM

Kupwara police on a credible input arrested an individual and recovered incriminating materials including ammunition from his possession, said a police spokesman, in a statement.

A Kupwara resident planning to join militancy was held with a grenade during checking at a naka on Friday, police said.

Kupwara police on a credible input arrested an individual and recovered incriminat more...


Jammu and Kashmir Police issues advisory ahead of R-Day

@Admin : 18-Jan-2019, 09:00 AM

The present security situation in the state, some nakas and frisking points have been established in the city as well as rural areas for the security and safety of the people, advisory issued by the Inspector-General of Police office here.

In view of threat of attack during the forthcoming Republic Day, Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday issued advisory to officers, asking them to remain v more...