Ban on Gutka: HC grants 2-weeks to Govt to file compliance report

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Feb 25: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Monday granted two more weeks to the state government to comply with the order it passed on February 4 regarding the ban on manufacture, sale, storage and distribution of gutka, panmasala and other forms of chewing tobacco containing nicotine.
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NHPC has ‘use and throw’ policy for JK’s engineers

71 Professionals Terminated In 2012; Observers Slam Government Silence

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Feb 25: The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), which earns 50 percent of its profit from J&K annually, is literally resorting to “use and throw” policy with regard to the state’s manpower. While it is recruiting engineers and their juniors on short-term basis, it has, surprisingly More

GEELANI GIVES AN EARFUL TO RATANPURI

‘Sheikh Abdullah Shouldn’t Have Agreed To 1975 Accord’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Feb 25: Senior National Conference leader and Member Parliament Ghulam Nabi Ratanpuri Monday said during his meeting with the Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani at New Delhi, the aged separatist leader told him that Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, the founder of National Conference More

Rafiqa loses eye in search of her children

Hit By Teargas Shell On Face, Kulgam Woman Writhing In Pain At SKIMS

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Feb 25: She had never thought that search for her children would render her partially blind and disfigure her face. Rafiqa Banoo, a resident of Howura Mishpora village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district suffered grievous injuries on head after a teargas shell hit her on past Friday, damaging More

Grand Mufti’s son writes to Prez
‘Pranab Rejected Afzal’s Mercy Petition Without Examining Trial Records’Srinagar, Feb 25:  The nominated Mufti Azam of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Nasir- ul- Islam and son of the Grand Mufti, Mufti Bashiruddin   on Monday said the President of India Pranab Mukarjee had perhaps rejected More

SRB to fill 30000 posts this year

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Feb 25: To fast-track the employment process the State Recruitment Board (SRB) has decided advertising the jobs on weekly basis and completing selection within three months. Officials at the SRB said the body was working on slew of measures to meet the target of filling at least More

Afzal’s body: Er Rashid asks National Conference, PDP to support resolution

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Feb 25: MLA Langate Er. Abdur Rashid Monday asked the ruling National Conference and opposition Peoples Democratic Party to unanimously impress upon the Assembly Speaker to bring the resolution seeking return of Afzal Guru’s body from New Delhi’s Tihar Jail for discussion without balloting More


  • Jammu

Evading criticism, JK to take measures on ‘settlement of refugees’

Official Panel To Submit Draft Proposal To Centre

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Feb 25: The Jammu and Kashmir government will soon submit a draft proposal suggesting measures to rehabilitate PaK refugees of 1947, 1965 and 1971 as well as the West-Pak refugees in the State.Official More



  • Jammu City

NCP demands traffic lights, other measures to check accidents

Jammu, Feb 25: The state unit of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) today staged a rally here to demand installation of traffic lights and speed breakers in high traffic areas of Jammu to check road accidents More




  • Kashmir

Ban on Gutka: HC grants 2-weeks to Govt to file compliance report

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Feb 25: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Monday granted two more weeks to the state government to comply with the order it passed on February 4 regarding the ban on manufacture, sale, storage More



  • Pir Panchal

56 civilians exchange sides at Chakan-da-Bagh

AK 47 live cartridge recovered

SALIL RAINA

Poonch, Feb 25: A guest from across the border was returned after a live round of AK 47 was today recovered from his possession soon after he arrived here on the weekly cross-LoC bus service.Identified More



  • Chenab Valley

Mystery shrouds death of youth in Bhaderwah

Doda, Feb 25: Mystery shrouded death of a youth after he took meals in his rented accommodation in Bhaderwah township of this mountainous district, today morning. His brother continues to battle with life More



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