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Govt orders premature retirement of nine employees on charges of ‘corruption’

Govt orders premature retirement of nine employees on charges of ‘corruption’

Srinagar, June 24: The J&K Government has ordered premature retirement of nine employees of the Housing and Urban Development Department under Article 226(2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil services Regulations on charges of ‘corruption’. The charges against the officers were confirmed by the Departmental Committees and upheld by the designated review committee under Article […]

Chenab bridge will soon bring all-weather rail connectivity to Kashmir: Ministry of Railways

Chenab bridge will soon bring all-weather rail connectivity to Kashmir: Ministry of Railways

Srinagar: Ministry of Railways on Thursday said that the world’s highest rail bridge, which is being built across Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir will soon bring all-weather rail connectivity to Kashmir. The bridge will provide the much-needed all-weather connectivity between Kashmir and the rest of the county. “With 88% completion of deck launching, Chenab […]

J&K sees fresh spike in COVID cases, one dies, 40 test positive

J&K sees fresh spike in COVID cases, one dies, 40 test positive

Srinagar, Jun 22: J&K is witnessing a fresh spike in COVID cases as 40 people tested positive on Wednesday while as one COVID positive patient also died, officials said. As per the details available, there are 209 active cases in J&K which includes 78 from Kashmir and 131 from Jammu division. Experts said that there […]

Incessant Rains: Flood like situation in Kashmir; 2 feared dead, all highways closed, Jehlum roars again

Incessant Rains: Flood like situation in Kashmir; 2 feared dead, all highways closed, Jehlum roars again

Srinagar, Jun 22: The fresh snowfall coupled with incessant rains across the Valley caused flash floods and landslides at many areas while as two people were feared dead. Kashmir witnessed heavy overnight spell of rain since Tuesday evening that continued till Wednesday morning triggering a flood like situation in many parts of the region. The […]

Schools Closed In Six Districts Due To Heavy Rains In Jammu and Kashmir

Schools Closed In Six  Districts Due To Heavy Rains In Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, June 22: Authorities in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, Kupwara, Baramulla and Ramban districts on Wednesday ordered suspension of class work in schools in the districts. Official sources said  that the decision was taken in view of the heavy rains in the districts. “In view of very heavy rains in Anantnag district, class work in all […]