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  • Transfer & posting of junior KAS cadre

    Jammu, Apr 9: As per, Government Order No.461-JK(GAD) of 2020, dated April 9, reads sanction is accorded to the placement of Junior Scale KAS officers and officers of different departmental feeding services, in the Time Scale of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service, on stop-gap basis, in their own pay and grade, includes Gurdev Kumar, Parvaiz Ahmad Naik, Najwan Nazki, Shurjeel All Naiku, Mir Zahida, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Shabir Ahmad Wani, Suhail-ul-Islam, Sartaj Hussain, Zaheer Ahmad Kalfi, Ha...Read More

  • Raghunath Temple closed amid corona outbreak

    Jammu, Mar 19: In the wake of spreading deadly coronavirus, the Raghunath temple of Jammu and Kashmir will remain close for the devotees. The Raghunath temple is the largest temple of North India. So far India has reported 166 cases of deadly coronavirus. The virus which originated in China has taken 3 lives in India so far. Many public places have been closed to avoid the spread of the virus. Meanwhile, Due to Corona, double-decker luxury buses from Delhi to Jammu are running empty. Even those who are sitting in the bus have left Jammu for their home. There is absolutely no presence of people who roam around. While speaking to the coordinator of one such bus. He told that coronavirus has...Read More

  • Transfer and postings of 3 Private Secretaries

    Jammu, Mar 19: As per Government Order No. 395 –JK (GAD) of 2020 Dated : 19-03-2020 which reads in the interest of administration, transfers and postings of three Private Secretaries are ordered with immediate. Mr. Farooq Ahmad Banday, Private Secretary in the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission is transferred and posted as Private Secretary to Advisor (BK) to the Lieutenant Governor. Mr. Reyaz Ahmed Bangroo, Private Secretary in the Election Department is transferred and posted as Private Secretary to Principal Secretary to the Government, Social Welfare Department. Mr. Shabir Ahmad Mir, Private Secretary awaiting orders of adjustment is posted as Private Secretary in the Jammu and...Read More

  • Outsiders could create havoc in Jammu, Kashmir

    Despite advisories by state administration and centre government for taking precautions while fighting coronavirus but bone of contention is visiting by foreign visitors. In Jammu people had free flow from other parts of country without any check but administration has ordered suspension of interstate transportation still threat is looming a lot. However, an investigation has been ordered in J&K's Srinagar for tourists who are entering there, which has been under lockdown after the first positive case highly infectious COVID-19 or Coronavirus was reported in a downtown area of the city. The group of 4 foreign tourists, including two Italians, had reached Srinagar yesterday, the first day of...Read More

  • Lt Governor extends ‘Holi’ greetings

    Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu has greeted people on the occasion of ‘Holi’, a Spring festival of colours and witness to agricultural fields filled with crops promising a good harvest to the farmers. In his message of felicitations, the Lt Governor observed that the celebration of festivals, a valuable part of our rich cultural heritage, strengthens the bonds of brotherhood and amity. He expressed hope that this Holi would spread happiness and joy all around and promote communal harmony. ...Read More

  • NC smells rat demands impartial delimitation process

    Two days after the Centre set up a Delimitation Commission to fix boundaries of the Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies in J&K, the National Conference on Sunday said the exercise should be conducted impartially, while the National Panthers Party advocated for more seats in Jammu region. "Our party believes in democracy and upholding democratic values. Though the delimitation was supposed to take place in 2026, the process has been initiated and we do not have any objection to it," NC provincial president Devender Rana said here. He, however, added that the exercise should be carried out as per the law and in an impartial and flawless manner to benefit people who are the real fo...Read More

  • Altaf Bukhari launches J&K Apni Party

    Former PDP leader and minister Altaf Bukhari on Sunday formally launched his new political party called ‘J&K Apni Party’ in Jammu and Kashmir amidst much speculation. Speaking exclusively to Republic TV about the agenda of his party, Bukhari said, "The agenda is very simple. We want to remove the miseries of Jammu and Kashmir that they are facing since August 5." Bukhari had held an informal meeting with some senior political leaders, academics, legal luminaries, activists, and like-minded people in Jammu to discuss the political situation in Jammu-Kashmir, which has been on lockdown since August 5. The meeting is said to have resulted in a consensus on the need for a 'democratic political ...Read More

  • Tuti is new DIG Jammu

    In a minor reshuffle in the Police department, the Jammu and Kashmir government has sent new chiefs for two Police ranges in Jammu division. Bhim Sen Tuti, DIG, Doda-Ramban-Kishtwar Range, is transferred and posted as DIG, Jammu-Kathua-Samba Range, relieving Vivek Gupta, of the additional charge of the post. Abdul Jabbar, awaiting orders of posting in PHQ, is posted as I/c DIG, Doda-Kishtwar-Ramzan Range, vice Bhim Sen Tuti. The DKR Range is popularly I own as Chenab Valley. Vivek Gupt...Read More

  • Man held with fake currency

    A man was arrested on Friday after fake notes with face value of almost Rs 1 lakh were seized from him in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said. The security forces patrolling the area intercepted the man in Rajouri city. Upon frisking, 198 currency notes of Rs 500 denomination with a face vale of Rs 99,000 were recovered from his possession, they said. The fake notes were seized and the accused, identified as Abdul Khaliq Pervaiz, a resident of Dhargaloon Mendhar in Poonch distr...Read More

  • Terrorist nabbed, sympathizer booked

    Police have booked a youth under Public Safety Act (PSA) in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district and shifted him to Mattan Jail in Anantnag. Mubarak Ahmed Dar, son of Abdul Rehman Dar of Redwani Kulgam was shifted to sub jail Mattan area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag on Thursday after execution of the PSA, official sources said. “Mubarak was arrested by police after he went missing on 28/10/2018 and then joined Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), a militant outfit. He added that a case was regist...Read More

  • Vehicle falls into river, half dozen missing

    At least six people went missing on Thursday after the vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into Chenab River in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. The vehicle that was on way to Jammu from Srinagar rolled down into Chenab river near Cafteria Modh this evening, news agency GNS reported. Amid unabated heavy rains, police, quick response team and people have launched a rescue operation, they said. A senior officer of the administration said that army’s help has also been sought. ...Read More

  • Crime Branch raids various places in valley in JKPCC scam

    Crime Branch of police on Friday carried raids at several places in Ganderbal, Shopian and Kupwara districts besides others places in connection with major scams in Jammu & Kashmir Projects Construction Corp (JKPCC) including while Dilip Thusoo was its Managing Director. The J&K administration had last year handed over the investigation to crime branch of the state police, which registered an FIR and started investigations. “Raids are presently going at several places including at Ganderbal, Kupwara and Shopian districts,” reported news agency GNS quoting a senior officer of the Crime Branch. According to then administration, handing over probe to CBI was a major step towards “eradic...Read More

  • BJP will form next govt on its own: Khanna

    Jammu, Aug 1: BJP national vice president Avinash Rai Khanna on Thursday said the party will form the next government on its own in Jammu and Kashmir to begin an era of peace and development in the state. The BJP had on Wednesday appointed Khanna as election in-charge for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls, the schedule for which has not been announced yet, and decided to intensify its membership drive in the state. "The party will form the next government on its own in J&K and an era o...Read More

  • Rains submerge Srinagar parts, exposes loot of exchequer

    Srinagar, Aug 01: Light to moderate rainfall Thursday caused water-logging in most areas of Srinagar thereby exposing the fragile drainage system of summer capital and tall claims of the district administration. As the rains lashed Srinagar for few hours majority areas of the city witnessed heavy water logging making it difficult for people to move from one place to another. Early in the morning several roads, by-lanes of the city were under water, causing immense hardships to commuters. It was difficult for the commuters to walk on various city roads even the commercial hub Lal Chowk, Residency Road and MA Road here literally remained deluged. People blamed the district administration and ...Read More

  • Those who looted public money won’t be spared: Ram Madhav

    Srinagar, Aug 01: Accusing the regional National Conference and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of resorting to fear mongering over Article 35A, BJP’s National General Secretary Ram Madhav Thursday alleged that their existence was threatened after anti-corruption campaign was launched by the Governor Administration. Addressing a delegation of Kashmiri Pandits at Balhama, here, he, said, “How big leaders they may be, those who looted public money won’t be spared. The political parties here directly or indirectly support terrorism for their own interests. Politics is a big reason for terrorism in Kashmir.” “Terrorists who roams with guns usually infiltrate from Pakistan. But they get money a...Read More