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SIC initiates penalty proceedings against erring PIOs

          SRINAGAR, : The J&K State Information Commission (SIC) has initiated penalty proceedings under section 17 of J&K RTI Act, 2009 against the Public Information Officers (PIOs) in over 25 cases of appeals and complaints. It was revealed that penalty may be imposed by the SIC on the erring PIO on the grounds mentioned in […]

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Div Com reviews arrangements for starting construction on Mini Secretariat at Batamaloo

          SRINAGAR, : Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the arrangements made for the starting of construction work on prestigious Mini Secretariat complex to be built at Batamaloo.           The Div Com directed the officials to work in coordination with each other so that the project is taken to its logical conclusion efficiently. The […]

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Governor nominates Tassaduq Mufti as MLC, accepts Andrabi’s resignation

Jammu, : In exercise of powers vested in Governor under sub-section (6) of section 50 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N.N. Vohra has nominated Sh. Tassaduq Hussain Mufti as a Member of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council against the seat available in the Council. Meanwhile Vohra has accepted the resignation of […]

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Widespread protests in Kashmir on Friday against civilian killings

Srinagar,: Widespread protests were witnessed on Friday against the civilian killings in Kashmir on the call of protests by Joint Resistance Leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The government imposed strict curfew like restriction in parts of Srinagar including at downtown which houses the Kashmir’s grand mosque to […]

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Budget 2018-19: Dr Drabu holds consultations with Jammu Inc, other stakeholders

          JAMMU,– Minister for Finance Dr Haseeb A Drabu today said the government is alive to the problems of people associated with trade, commerce and industry and the State Government is taking all the requisite measures to supplement the biz-friendly environment in the State to expand economic activity. He said the Goods and Service Tax […]

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DDC Anantnag tours Qazigund, reviews implementation of CM’s directions

ANANTNAG,:  The District Development Commissioner, Anantnag Mohammad Younis Malik today toured Qazigund area to take stock of the implementation status of CM directions which were passed in the public durbar on 11th of November this year. During the tour, the DDC was accompanied by SDM Dooru, ACD, executive engineers of R&B, PHE, Tourism, Ground Water, UEED and […]

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Coaching centers in Anantnag without registration, violating government norms!

Anantnag,   The tuition centers in Anantnag district witnessed mushroom growth in the past couple of years and maximum tuition centers are functioning illegally in district. These tuition centers face immense criticism due to illegal profiteering, lack of discipline, weak infrastructure and odd timings, an official said while talking to Kashmir News Bureau pleading anonymity. Sources […]

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13 lecturers suspended in Ganderbal

          GANDERBAL, :- District Administration Ganderbal today put 13 lecturers of Education Department under suspension after various winter coaching centres established by the department at various areas in Kangan area were found defunct during the surprise inspection.           The DDC Ganderbal conducted the inspection of the centres, meant for imparting coaching of competitive examinations, after receiving […]

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Work to begin on parking complex in Hazratbal shrine soon: Naeem Akhtar

JAMMU – Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today directed the engineers to immediately start the construction work of parking complex in the famous Hazratbal shrine as per master plan to decongest the area for streamlining traffic movement. The Minister issued these directions while chairing a meeting to review the pace of development works in […]

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SRO-520: Govt notifies rules for regularization of casuals

Jammu,:In a significant initiative which will provide major relief to thousands of daily-rated, casual, seasonal and other such workers, the Government has issued the much-awaited notification to formally set into motion the process for their regularization. “Jammu & Kashmir Casual and Other Workers – Regular Engagement Rules 2017” outlined in SRO-520 issued by the Finance Department […]

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