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LG To Head Revamped UT Forest Development Agency

LG To Head Revamped UT Forest Development Agency

SRINAGAR: The Government on Friday ordered the constitution of ‘Revamped Union Territory Forest Development Agency, UT Level Executive Committee, UT Steering Committee and District Steering Committee(s) for effective planning, implementation and monitoring of the National Mission for Green India (GIM) in the Jammu and Kashmir. The Revamped UT Forest Development Agency will be headed by Lieutenant […]

Two Self-Styled Political Activists Arrested In Pattan

Two Self-Styled Political Activists Arrested In Pattan

Srinagar: Police on Saturday said that two persons, projecting themselves as political activists, were arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing government jobs in Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. “On January 11, Police received information that two self-styled political activists from Pattan area are demanding money on the assurances that […]

Omar Abdullah joins ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra in Banihal

Omar Abdullah joins ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra in Banihal

Srinagar, Jan 27: Former chief minister and National Conference vice-president, Omar Abdullah on Friday joined the ongoing Rahul Gandhi led Bharat Jodo Yatra in Banihal area of Ramban district. A senior politician who is part of the ongoing Yatra said  that Omar Abdullah has also joined the Yatra in Banihal. Both Gandhi and Abdullah were […]

Young boy injured in 12-Bore rifle fire in North Kashmir

Young boy injured in 12-Bore rifle fire in North Kashmir

Kupwara, Jan 27: A 14-year-old boy was injured after being hit by a shot from a 12-Bore rifle in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that an unknown person used his 12-Bore rifle ‘illegally leading to the injuries to a young boy identified as Shair Ahmed Khan, a resident […]

J&K Govt puts statutory requirement of 15 years’ service experience for SMC, JMC heads in abeyance

J&K Govt puts statutory requirement of 15 years’ service experience for SMC, JMC heads in abeyance

Srinagar, Jan 26: In a move to allow incumbent commissioners of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) to continue at their current places of posting, the Jammu & Kashmir government has put in abeyance a legal provision that mandated 15 years’ service experience for officers to be posted as administrative heads of […]

Highway Remains Closed, Unlikely To Reopen Thursday

Highway Remains Closed, Unlikely To Reopen Thursday

Srinagar, Jan 25: Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, remained closed for better part of the day on Wednesday and it is unlikely to open tomorrow as well, officials said. “The highway remained blocked for 12 hours 23 minutes due to shooting stones and mudslides at Mehar and […]

Govt freezes boundaries of all administrative units in J&K

Govt freezes boundaries of all administrative units in J&K

Jammu, Jan 25: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered freezing of boundaries of all administrative units in the Union Territory till completion of census 2021. “In exercise of the power conferred by clause (iv) of rule 8 of the Census Rules, 1990 and in supersession of all notification issued in this behalf, the Government […]

Govt Creates 20 Posts For Terror Monitoring Group in J&K

Govt Creates 20 Posts For Terror Monitoring Group in J&K

Srinagar, Jan 25: The Government on Wednesday created 20 posts in different categories for establishment of Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) in Jammu and Kashmir. According to a government order,  they include one post of Senior Superintendent of Police, six posts each of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Inspectors and Head Constables besides one post of follower. […]

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