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Chinese troops enter six kilometers inside Ladakh, return later

Chinese troops enter six kilometers inside Ladakh, return later

NEW DELHI — Chinese soldiers crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh division of Jammu and Kashmir last week after some Tibetans hoisted Tibetan flags on the occasion of Dalai Lama’s birthday, security officials said on Friday,  semi official news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. “The officials in the know said […]

One lakh, seventy thousand cases pending in J&K Courts

One lakh, seventy thousand cases pending in J&K Courts

Srinagar: There are nearly one lakh seventy thousands cases pending before various courts in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the information divulged by minister of law and justice, communications and electronics & information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad, among 169089 cases, 71954 are civil while 97135 are criminal. Across the country, he said there is total pendency […]

‘I was projected as role model for youth, something that I never set out to do,’ says actress Zaira Wasim before leaving Bollywood Dangal

‘I was projected as role model for youth, something that I never set out to do,’ says actress Zaira Wasim before leaving Bollywood Dangal

Srinagar: Actress Zaira Wasim, who shot to fame in Amir Khan starer film Dangal, has left her acting career and Bollywood. In an emotionally charged letter, the 18 year old actress wrote that she never intended to me role model for youth, which she was projected to be so. She also wrote that her position […]

Primary Health Centers of Pulwama where para-medics assign night duty to nursing students for Rs. 250

Primary Health Centers of Pulwama where para-medics assign night duty to nursing students for Rs. 250

Pulwama: At a time when authorities are tall claims of improving the health sector in the state,  the Primary Health Centers (PHC) in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district reflect a completely contrarian picture. They PHC’s in this district are in  shambles. The PHC’s were established in many villages of Pulwama district decades ago. But, these centers […]

State of Srigufwara’s govt run schools: 2 teachers for 90 students, 3 for 12

State of Srigufwara’s govt run schools: 2 teachers for 90 students, 3 for 12

Anantnag: The disproportionate student-teacher ratio in government-run schools in southern district Anantnag is exposing the flawed policies of the government.  This unequal student-teacher ratio, according to the sources, is spoiling the career of hundreds of poor students studying in these schools with authorities least bothered about balancing the ratio.  In some schools over a dozen, […]

Government constitutes search committee to split posts of Chairman and Managing director in JK bank     

Government constitutes search committee to split posts of Chairman and Managing director in JK bank     

Srinagar: The government said that it has constituted a search committee which will split the posts of Chairman and Managing director in the J&K bank. Earlier both managing director and chairman posts were held by one person. The decision has come after Governor led dispensation removed Parvez Ahmad Nengroo as JK bank Chairman and subsequently […]

Amith Shah discusses action plan for fresh delimitation of constituencies in J&K, Jammu seats to rise

Amith Shah discusses action plan for fresh delimitation of constituencies in J&K, Jammu seats to rise

By IANS Home Minister Amit Shah has hit the ground running, as expected. With a catalogue of review meetings, Shah has many crucial things on his agenda including redrawing the long pending delimitation of constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. With President’s Rule operational in the strife-torn state, Shah has already had a closed door meeting with Governor Satyapal Malik. He also met Director, Intelligence […]

50 youth join militant ranks in 5 months on 2019

50 youth join militant ranks in 5 months on 2019

Srinagar: Over 100 militants, including 23 foreigners, have been killed in Kashmir in the first five months of 2019, but what is keeping the security establishment worried is a large number of new recruits, officials said Sunday. The officials said that 50 youngsters have joined various militant outfits since March and the security establishment needs […]