January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    3 die, 15 injured in Reasi accident

    Three persons, including two women, died and 15 others sustained injuries when the overcrowded vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Jamu’s Reasi district, police said on Thursday.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    ReT scheme has no transfer clause: Priya Sethi

    The Minister of state for Education Minister, Priya Sethi Thursday said that the provision of transfer in the ReT scheme will defeat its basic intent.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    LC Question Hour| JK to constitute State Council for Promotion of Urdu: Dr Drabu

    \Minister for Finance and Culture, Dr Haseeb Drabu today informed the Legislative Council that the recommendations of the High Level Committee constituted to look into the issue regarding promotion of Urdu language, including establishment of J&K Council for Promotion of Urdu would be implemented shortly.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Government appoints Vice-Chancellors, Registrars for 2 Cluster Universities

    Setting the ball rolling to make the Cluster Universities functional from the current academic session, the Government today ordered appointment of Vice-Chancellors and Registrars for the two new varsities in the State.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    NIA expands wings, gets office in Jammu

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA), central counter-terrorism law enforcement agency in the country, has opened offices in Jammu and Raipur, aimed at expanding its footprint in sensitive areas.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    No proposal to enhance CDF: Govt

    The Jammu and Kashmir Government has informed the Legislative Assembly that “no proposal is under consideration” for enhancing Constituency Development fund of lawmakers- a demand that echoes every day in the Assembly as well as Legislative Council since commencement of the Budget session on January 2 this year.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    LC Proceedings | Compensation disbursed among fire victims of Handwara: Bukhari

    The Minister for Revenue, Relief, Disaster Management and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today informed the House that the compensation has been disbursed among fire victim families of Handwara.

    January 20, 2017 11:11 AM

    Opposition walks out of Kashmir assembly over demand to sack molestation accused doctor

    The Opposition on Friday staged a walk-out from the Jammu and Kashmir legislature to seek sacking of a doctor who allegedly molested an MBBS student at GMC Jammu.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Kashmir Conflict: JK Assembly passes resolution for return of Pandits, other migrants

    The Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly Thursday passed a resolution unanimously for the return of Kashmiri Pandits and others who have migrated during the armed conflict in the State.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    IMR registers decline in JK: Health Minister

    Infant mortality rate (IMR) has considerably decreased in Jammu and Kashmir and came well below the national average, the state government informed the Legislative Council today.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Contingent Paid Workers protest, demand regularization

    The Contingent Paid Workers (CPW) of Education department on Thursday staged protests here appealing the Education Minister Nayeem Akhtar to fulfill their demands including regularization.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Consult local MLAs during official visits: Dy Speaker directs ministers

    Stating that Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) was the basic institution, deputy speaker Nazir Ahmad Gurezi on Thursday directed all the ministers to consult the local representatives (MLAs) during official visits to their respective constituencies.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    KP body demands separate homeland

    Panun Kashmir (Kashmiri Pandit body) observed "Holocaust Day" here on Thursday to commemorate the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandit community from Kashmir, a spokesman of the Panun Kashmir said in a statement.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Vaid reviews arrangements for RD celebrations, asks cops to remain vigilant

    Arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations were reviewed at a high level meeting held at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here today.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    ASKPC submits memorandum to Governor

    A delegation of All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference (ASKPC) submitted a memorandum to the Governor N.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Haq Khan cornered in assembly

    Minister for Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Khan came under sharp criticism from opposition as well treasury benches over “mismanagement” and “embezzlement of funds” in Rural Development Department (RDD).

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Drabu hits back at Opposition over Budget criticism

    Hitting back at the opposition for criticizing Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister, Dr.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Controversial SRO-105: Cabinet to take call on CSC recommendation

    The Jammu and Kashmir Government Thursday informed the Legislative Assembly that State Cabinet will take a call on the recommendations of Cabinet Sub Committee (CSC) on the controversial SRO-105.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    7th Pay Commission | Employees to get benefits with retrospective effect: FM

    Jammu and Kashmir’s Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu Wednesday clarified that the employees of the state will get 7th pay commission benefits with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016.