Govt orders promotions, transfers in middle-rung administration

Zubair Posted Spl Secretary Finance, Kumar Is Addl Secretary Planning

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 7: The state government Friday ordered promotions and transfers in the middle-rung administration.  As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Farooq Ahmad Khan (KAS), Special Secretary to government, Finance Department has been transferred and posted More

JK gears up to launch RFD initiative

Omar For Performance Evaluation Of Bureaucracy

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 7: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said there must be a process to evaluate performance of bureaucracy on the pattern of political leadership, which is being assessed by the people through elections. “While elections present evaluation perception of public representatives, More

25 years on, no post created in ISM Deptt

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Dec 7: The Indian System of Medicines Department (ISM) has been facing immense shortage of Medical Officers, Professors, Assistant Professors, Pharmacists and other category staff as no post has been created since the department came into existence in 1987. Highly placed sources told More

Govt examining report on rights violations: Omar
Jammu, Dec 7: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said his government is looking into the report of two local rights groups which was critical of the role played by security forces in the state. "Report has reached us. Let Home Department see it," he told reporters here. "Then we will More

620 creche centres run through 114 NGOs in JK!

Rs 42 Lakh Spend On Each Crčche: Minister

Jammu, Dec 7: Under Rajiv Gandhi National Creche Schemes, the social welfare department has spend Rs 103.35 lakhs by giving it to 114 NGOs to run 620 creche centres in Jammu and Kashmir. This was disclosed by Officers of the Jammu and Kashmir Social Welfare Board today at a meeting held under More

Major reshuffle in R&B deptt

44 Engineers Transferred, 29 AEEs Promoted As Executive Engineers

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 7: In a major reshuffle in the Roads and Buildings department (R&B), the State government today ordered transfers of its 44 executive engineers. The government also ordered promotion of around 29 Incharge Assistant Executive Engineers of the R&B (Civil) department as Incharge More

CM's portrait: CEO issues directions to institutions

SALIL RAINA

Poonch, Dec 7:  From now onward, the walls of all the schools in this border district would be adored by the portrait chief minister Omar Abdullah replacing the old heroes as the Chief Education Officer has issued strict instructions to all the institutions to adhere to his directions.Chief More

  • Kashmir

Ire brewing against pesky power cuts

Protests Erupt In Summer Capital; No Improvement Unless Consumers Cooperate: PDD

MUDDASIR ALI/ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 7: With power situation worsening in Kashmir, people on Friday took to roads in several parts of the summer capital here to protest against the erratic power supply amid biting cold conditions More



  • Srinagar City

Dal Dwellers Dislocation in Disarray

Rakh-e-Arth lacks basic amenities

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 7: Notwithstanding the Central government’s liberal funding on conservation of Dal Lake and rehabilitation of Dal dwellers, the state government has been unable to mitigate the sufferings More




  • Jammu

Govt orders promotions, transfers in middle-rung administration

Zubair Posted Spl Secretary Finance, Kumar Is Addl Secretary Planning

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 7: The state government Friday ordered promotions and transfers in the middle-rung administration.  As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Farooq Ahmad More



  • World

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal arrives in Gaza for first-ever visit

Rafah, Dec 7: Exiled Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal broke into tears on Friday as he arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit, a landmark trip reflecting his militant group's growing international More



  • GK Feature

Four Sons of Jana Begum

A mother who lost her four sons and her husband to conflict in the past sixteen years

A MOTHER’S TRAGEDY

MAJID MAQBOOL

Sitting near the window of her modest home in Diver, Lolab, 120kms north of Srinagar, Jana Begum, 51, emptily stares around, heaving long sighs of “haye meray Khuda”, before talking about what she has More



  • Islamabad

Pollution, encroachments mar Jhelum’s beauty at Bijbehara

Islamabad: Failure of the authorities to take measures for conservation of river Jhelum here has pushed it on the verge of extinction.  Considered to be lifeline of Kashmir, the river is marred by More



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