Despite Model Code nearing, Govt fails to fill key posts

Despite Model Code nearing, Govt fails to fill key posts

BOPEE, BOSE, SAC, SHRC hit in absence of chairmen, members The Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has become the latest statutory body to join the long list of headless institutions in the State as the National Conference-Congress regime is...
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Modi vows to work for welfare of KPs

Modi vows to work for welfare of KPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday pledged to work for the welfare of migrant Kashmiri Pandits, refugees from West Pakistan and kin of those killed in militant violence, saying the days of their neglect are over.“See the condition of Jammu and...
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‘Will bring saffron revolution in JK’

‘Will bring saffron revolution in JK’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his government will bring ‘saffron revolution’ in Jammu and Kashmir. “We will bring saffron revolution in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said in Leh, quickly adding it was kesar (the spice) of the state he...
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‘UPA-II gifted JK projects to Modi for inauguration’

‘UPA-II gifted JK projects to Modi for inauguration’

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said his big complaint with the UPA-II is that it had completed several projects in Jammu and Kashmir but the then Premier Manmohan Singh could not find time to inaugurate and handed these as gift...
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JK to axe 200 ‘missing’ doctors

JK to axe 200 ‘missing’ doctors

Minister says new recruits to replace them soon The J&K Government is mulling termination of about 200 doctors who are on its payrolls but are working in other countries or outside the state ‘illegally’, Greater Kashmir has learnt. New medicos...
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Traffic signals: New address of beggars

Traffic signals: New address of beggars

Motorists irked; Police, SMC look the other way Notwithstanding the ban on begging in the City, traffic signals have emerged as hub of beggars, mostly non-locals, who hang around at the busy junctions and irk motorists. The moment, the traffic signal...
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Jammu, Ladakh got Rs 1000 cr ‘special’ funds since 2010 Kashmir unrest

Jammu, Ladakh got Rs 1000 cr ‘special’ funds since 2010 Kashmir unrest

Rs 717 cr released till March 2014; Rs 598 cr expenditure booked: GOI Jammu and Ladakh regions have bagged Rs 717 crore “special developmental assistance” out of the state plan during the past three years, on the recommendations of Special...
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Karan Singh’s elder son to join PDP

Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh’s elder son Vikramaditya Singh is set to join Jammu and Kashmir’s main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “Singh will join the party tomorrow at a function to be held in Jammu,” a senior PDP l...
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JK property in Delhi: GoI doesn’t fix time-frame for return

JK property in Delhi: GoI doesn’t fix time-frame for return

MOD admits it is using assets without lease, paying Rs 97000 rent per annum for 69 kanal land The Government of India has made it clear that no time-frame could be set for the return of JK’s prime property—Kashmir House...
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In JK,1 cop for 1000 vehicles

In JK,1 cop for 1000 vehicles

120 deaths in 887 accidents on Kashmir roads this year In October last, a 20-year-old youth was killed after a vehicle hit him from behind. His name was Haziq Muhammad Bhat from Sanat Nagar. That year, 6469 such road accidents...
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