High Court seeks family response to SIT report

TUFAIL MATOO KILLING CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 13: The High Court Thursday granted four weeks to the family of Tufail Matoo to file reply to the final report submitted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case. The SIT report has already closed the case as untraced. Tufail Matoo, a 10th class student from Safakadal More

To fill empty coffers, Kashmir University to sell vehicles

Any Such Decision Would Be For Betterment Of Varsity: Registrar

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 13: With the University of Kashmir remaining in the eye of the storm for the past three weeks over the fiscal shortfall of Rs 3.2 crore per month to meet salary of its employees, the Varsity administration is contemplating to auction the “extra” vehicles to fill its dry coffers.
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Govt orders placement of 200 KAS officers

38 BDOs,37 Tehsildars, 24 CDPOs Among Appointees

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 13: The state government Thursday ordered posting of around 200 Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) officers who were awaiting placement after completion of training. The General Administration Department (GAD) ordered (vide order no. 1318–GAD) posting of 199 KAS officers More

Malik undergoes another surgery

JKLF pays tributes to Sofi Akbar

Srinagar, Dec 13: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik, currently admitted in the Fortis Hospital, Delhi, was again operated upon today for removal of stents from his kidneys.  “Malik is recovering from the operation but is still in intensive care unit (ICU More

Govt stops ration money to police officer

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 13: The state government has stopped the monthly Ration Money Allowance (RMA) to 70, 000 JK police force, citing financial constraints. Sources said, every police person from rank of constable to inspector was given monthly RMA of Rs 600. However, the assistance has been stopped More

HCBA to boycott work

Manhandling Of Lawyer

Srinagar, Dec 13: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) Srinagar has decided to boycott the work at High Court and Saddar Court Srinagar after 1 pm on Friday to protest the alleged manhandling of a lawyer by a transport officer.       “The HCBA has decided More

Sofi Akbar’s anniversary today

He Had The Courage To Reject Sheikh-Indira Accord: Shah

Srinagar, Dec 13: The Democratic Freedom Party chairman Shabir Ahmad Sha has paid glowing tributes to the Mahazi Azadi founder Sofi Muhammad Akbar on his 25th death anniversary being observed on December 14, Friday.“Akbar has no comparison in the struggle. When the leaders like Sheikh Abdullah fell More

JKMM activists stage protest against lifers

Police Arrest Farida Behanji, Lone

Srinagar, Dec 13: Activists of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement (JKMM) staged a protest against awarding of life sentences to Kashmiris here on Thursday.    Witnesses said scores of JKMM activists led by Farida Behanji took out a protest march from Abi Guzar here. However, a huge More

Detainees provided substandard food in jails: Geelani
Srinagar, Dec 13: The chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Thursday alleged that the political detainees in all the jails were provided substandard food, subjected to custodial torture and humiliation.“Substandard food, provided to Kashmiri detainees in jails, is an old and More

Prof Riyaz Punjabi to head AMK unit in Delhi

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 13: In a historic step aiming at broadening its role and functioning, Adbee Markaz Kamraz (AMK) established a supporting/base unit in Delhi which will be a literary hub for the Kashmiri speaking people in the National Capital Region (NCR). The unit was formed after an important meeting More

Frislan fire victims need more help: KWS
Srinagar, Dec 13: Khatoon Welfare Society (KWS) Thursday appealed people and government to help fire victims of Frislan Pahalgam in south Kashmir.Around 51 families were affected in a serious blaze in which they lost their houses and live stock. KWS last week visited the affected area and went More

68 Panchs have withdrawn resignations in JK: Centre

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 13: Out of 80 Panchs and Sarpanchs who resigned following militant threats in Jammu and Kashmir, 68 have withdrawn their resignations, Union Panchayati Raj Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo said today. In written reply to Rajya Sabha, Deo said; "A total of 80 Panchs and Sarpanchs More

  • Kashmir

High Court seeks family response to SIT report

TUFAIL MATOO KILLING CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 13: The High Court Thursday granted four weeks to the family of Tufail Matoo to file reply to the final report submitted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case. The SIT report More



  • Srinagar City

Forget subsidy,CCD at KU

TAXES STUDENTS

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 13: Notwithstanding the claims of Café Coffee Day, that its outlet at Kashmir University would offer subsidy to students and academicians, the CCD levies tax of 13% on every commodity sold More




  • Jammu

Govt initiates process for fast tracking recruitment

Formal Orders Issued For Prof Peer’s Appointment As Consultant

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 13: The state government Thursday issued formal orders for appointment of Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Peer as Consultant for “fast-tracking recruitment to non-gazetted posts.” The appointment orders More



  • South Asia

Civil Society from PaK to attend Intra-Kashmir conference in Jammu

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Dec 13: A high-level delegation comprising civil society representatives, intellectuals, jurists and traders from Pakistan administrative Kashmir on Friday left for Delhi to attend a two-day More



  • World

Britain plans more face-to-face visa interviews for students

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

London, Dec 13: Britain today said it would increase the number of face-to-face students interviews instead of just paper checks after a pilot study found abuse of the country's student visa system in More



  • Ganderbal

Voices against female foeticide go shriller

KWS ORGANIZES SEMINAR

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Ganderbal: In its endeavour to spread awareness about the menace of female foeticide, Khatoon Welfare Society (KWS), an NGO Thursday organized a seminar at Government Girls Higher Secondary School here More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving Kashmiri More



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