IPS induction hit due to non-fixation of seniority

IPS induction hit due to non-fixation of seniority

The induction of local police officers in the Indian Police Service (IPS) has come to a standstill over the past five years resulting in large number of vacancies in the service.

Man gets 7-yr RI for homicide

Man gets 7-yr RI for homicide

Principal Sessions Court Pulwama on Saturday sentenced a man to Rigorous Imprisonment of seven years after he was found guilty of cupable homicide in a case relating to the murder of a man in Pulwama in 2011.

Release sick detainee on parole: High Court to jail authorities

Release sick detainee on parole: High Court to jail authorities

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that J&K Jail Manual confers power on competent authority to release temporarily a detainee including convicts for undergoing specialized treatment of disease.

JK Govt takes up early, late hrs flights issue with Centre

The Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government has taken up with the Centre the issue of operating early morning and late night flights from the international airport here, and said a decision in this regard is likely to be taken soon.

Geelani calls for strike in Shopian on May 30

Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Saturday has called for a public gathering at Shopian town on May 29 after the Friday prayers and complete shutdown in Shopian district on May 30 to mark the sixth death anniversary of Asiya and Nelofar.

Lone teacher runs Govt school in Shopian village

A Government school in this south Kashmir hamlet lacks all the basic facilities like, rooms, toilets, furniture and playground and above all has only one teacher.

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Consider post-flood scenario in revised Master Plan: Dy CM to planners

Consider post-flood scenario in revised Master Plan: Dy CM to planners

Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday asked experts involved in revision of Master Plan for Srinagar to keep in mind the post-flood scenario in the state as well as the Centre's smart city programme initiative.

CM keen to restore Srinagar's glory: Altaf Bukhari

CM keen to restore Srinagar's glory: Altaf Bukhari

Minister for Roads and Buildings, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday said the Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed has identified restoration of the glory of historic city of Srinagar as a priority area and various initiatives are being taken in this regard.

Sink holes at Hubbi Colony pose risk to commuters

Sink holes at Hubbi Colony pose risk to commuters

Residents of Hubbi Colony at Lal Bazar area have expressed concern over development of sink holes on main road there saying it poses risk to them and commuters.

Akhtar for promoting vocational courses

Minister for Education Naeem Akhtar, Saturday, visited Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Rajbagh, Srinagar to get a first hand appraisal of its working.

TBS-MGS hold investiture ceremony

The Tyndale-Biscoe School (TBS) and Mallinson Girls School (MGS) on Saturday held the Investiture Ceremony for Captains and Helpers at its Sheikh Bagh campus here.

Rangreth inhabitants demand streetlights

Residents and shopkeepers of Rangreth market have appealed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation to install street-lights in the area.

Terrorist Remark: Jora seeks clarification from Parrikar

Terrorist Remark: Jora seeks clarification from Parrikar

Congress today demanded a clarification from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over his 'terrorists have to be neutralised only through terrorists' remark and accused him of "reviving the notorious counter-terrorist outfit".

AIIMS Coordination Committee calls for Jammu bandh on May 27

AIIMS Coordination Committee calls for Jammu bandh on May 27

AIIMS Coordination Committee, an amalgam of more than 70 social, religious and political organisations, has called for a day-long Jammu bandh on May 27 over the ‘shifting’ of AIIMS from here.

GHSS Mubarak Mandi releases annual magazine

Minister of State for Education, Culture and Information Priya Sethi today said the Mubarak Mandi Girls Higher Secondary School is one of the best schools of the region and through joint efforts of staff and students the school has shown exemplary results over the years.

Govt putting in all efforts to streamline education system: Kavinder Gupta

Speaker J&K State Legislative Assembly and MLA from Gandhi Nagar Constituency, Kavinder Gupta, today said that the government is putting in all efforts to streamline the education system by providing best environment for growth, both mental and physical.

Better healthcare facilities for Amarnath yatries, govt’s top priority: Lal Singh

Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Choudhary Lal Singh today directed the authorities of Health Department to gear up for providing round the clock free healthcare facilities to Shri Amarnath ji Yatries all along the Yatra route(s).

Artificial Lake on River Tawi to be constructed as per plan: Govt

Minister for PHE, Sukhnandan Kumar Choudhary today said that Artificial Lake on River Tawi would be constructed as per the plan, and bottlenecks, if any, would be removed at the earliest.

S P School organises cross-country run

S P School organises cross-country run

S P Higher Secondary School Srinagar organized its annual cross-county run here on Saturday. The run, flagged-off at the school campus, M A Road, here, culminated at the Botanical Garden on the banks of world-famous Dal Lake.

Islamia College celebrates sports day

Islamia College celebrates sports day

The Physical Education and Sports department of Islamia College of Science and Commerce on Saturday celebrated its annual sports day, during which meritorious sports persons were awarded.

Elites’ Challenge cricket match held at ICSC

Elites’ Challenge cricket match held at ICSC

The Elites’ Challenge one-day cricket match was played between top Ranji players of the State at Islamia College of Science & Commerce (ICSC), here on Saturday.

ISS holds Run for Fun

The Jammu & Kashmir Islamic Study Circle (ISS) organized a Run-for-Fun event in the City on Friday.

Ansari inaugurates Sheikh-ul-Alam football tourney

Minister for Youth Services & Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education, Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari Friday said that revival of sports and athletic activities in the state is the topmost priority of the present government led by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

JKSMA to organize trekking program

With an aim to inculcate spirit of adventure and create environment awareness among local schoolchildren, the J&K Ski & Mountaineering Association (JKSMA) is organizing its 2nd Mass Trekking cum-Environmental Awareness program in the city on May 23.

Impressed by Salman's fandom, Stallone wants 'action' with him

Impressed by Salman's fandom, Stallone wants 'action' with him

Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone, who has thrown up a suggestion to work with the "Dabangg" star Salman Khan in an action film - in perhaps the "new 'Expendables'" - is impressed with the fan following of the Indian superstar.

Would love to do a film based on chess: Aamir Khan

Would love to do a film based on chess: Aamir Khan

Actor Aamir Khan, who has done a film around cricket and is now working on a movie on wrestling, hopes to feature in a project on chess, a game which he enjoys playing.

Never thought I'd do a Mahesh Bhatt film: Vidya Balan

Never thought I'd do a Mahesh Bhatt film: Vidya Balan

Intense subjects intertwined with erotic elements are often at the core of movies from the Bhatts' Vishesh Films stable.

'Dil Dhadakne Do' team to promote film at IPL final

The team of “Dil Dhadakne Do” (DDD) will be cheering for their favourite team at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 final at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.

Amitabh Bachchan remembers 'Laawaris' as it turns 34

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has recalled the time spent during the filming of the Prakash Mehra-directed drama 'Laawaris' as it completed 34 years.

Katy Perry to release new album by 2016

Katy Perry's manager Steven Jensen has revealed the pop star will release her next album by next year.

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