Opposition picks holes in new recruitment policy

Would open Pandora’s box, says NC; Setback for youth: Congress


Jammu, Apr 20: A day after People’s Democratic Party (PDP) - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition government announced new recruitment policy to fill the posts in government departments, the opposition picked holes in the policy and termed it as anti-youth decision and short term solution for political More

Would lead to brain drain: Rashid

Srinagar, Apr 20: MLA Langate Engineer Rashid has lambasted the latest Recruitment Policy announced by the JK government according this new recruitment policy wherein all fresh appointments will be made on contractual basis and the appointees regularized after putting in seven years of satisfactory More

Govt to engage private placement firms for Police recruitments


Jammu, Apr 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Government is mulling to engage private recruitment agencies for transparent and expeditious recruitment in police. In a significant decision that shall have a bearing on the process of future recruitments in the State, the Government decided to engage reputed placement More

Government sounds flood alert in Srinagar

I&FC dept asks employees to report for duty; Weather to improve today: Met dept


Srinagar, Apr 20: The J&K government Monday sounded flood alert in Srinagar after incessant rains led to increase in water level of river Jhelum, even as Meteorological department predicted improvement in weather conditions across the state from Tuesday afternoon. “Due to incessant rains particularly More

Non-functional PSC triggers administrative crisis

Appointment process for 2500 posts on halt

Competitive exams like CCE suffer


Srinagar, Apr 20: Jammu and Kashmir is facing grave administrative crisis due to non-functional Public Service Commission- the premier recruitment agency of the State. From selection process of 2000-2500 gazetted posts to holding of Kashmir Administrative Service examination, Departmental Promotion More

Students to get PRCs in schools: Minister

Katra, Apr 20: Minister of State for Public Works and Revenue, Sunil Kumar Sharma, Monday said the government has taken up a project to issue Permanent Resident and Caste certificates at school level. An official spokesman said he was speaking during a daylong visit to an Orphan Home run by a NGO, at More

PM looks forward to productive Parliament session

New Delhi, Apr 20: As the second part of Budget session got underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday appreciated the cooperation of all parties in the first half and hoped that the same would continue. “The first part of the Budget session witnessed unprecedented outcomes. Even in terms of productivity More

Punish ‘killer cops’ without delay: Azad

Condemns killing of Narbal teenager Suhail Ahmad


Srinagar, Apr 20: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Monday demanded stringent action against “trigger-friendly” policemen who shot dead a teenager in Narabal area of Budgam district on Saturday. While condemning the killing of Suhail Ahmad More

Trial: CRPF bunker removed after 10 years; People relieved

Didn’t remove it due to political pressure, says IGP Gillani


Tral (Pulwama), Apr 20: People of Tral area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district Monday heaved a sigh of relief after a CRPF bunker in the town was removed after 10 years following constant public outcry against it. Locals said the bunker of 185 battalion CRPF at Tral Bus Stand was dismantled last night More

After 7 yrs, Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik address people jointly

Slam Muftis, Abdullahs for ‘empowering armed forces to kill Kashmiris’


Narbal, Apr 20: After nearly seven years, Kashmir’s senior separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday jointly addressed people at Narbal on Srinagar outskirts and strongly condemned the fresh spell of civilian killings by Army and police in the Valley. Hurriyat More

CM appoints Chander Parkash as Chairman KVIB

Jammu, Apr 20: Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed today appointed Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash, as Chairman of the J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB). Mufti Sayeed also appointed MLA Zanskar, Syed Muhammad Baqir Rizvi as Vice-Chairman of KVIB and Daljeet Singh More

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Vested interests preventing Dr Nisar’s reinstation: DAK


Srinagar, Apr 20: Doctors Association (DAK) has expressed dismay over continued suspension of its president Dr Nisar ul Hassan. The General Secretary DAK Dr Suhail Naik in a statement here said the suspension More

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Govt extends incentives for employees working in JK

New Delhi, Apr 20: Special concessions and incentives including departmental arrangements for stay, security and transportation to the place of work for central government employees working in Jammu and More

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China, Pak cement all-weather ties; ink $46 bn CPEC deal


Islamabad, Apr 20: Brushing aside India's concerns, China today cemented its "all-weather ties" with Pakistan by agreeing to build a strategic USD 46-billion economic corridor through the PaK as part of More

  • Sports

BCC Bulls wins by 7 wkts in PPCPL

Jammu, Apr 20 : The BCC Bulls defeated Isher Daredavils by seven wickets to strengthen their position in the ongoing Police Public Cricket Premier League (PPCPL) at GGM Science College Hotel Ground, here More

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3-day training workshop on man-animal conflict commences

Bali for better mechanism to deal with problem


Kathua, Apr 20:Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Bali Bhagat today inaugurated a 3-day Training Workshop on Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation at Wildlife Training Centre, Jasrota in Kathua More

  • Jammu City

After failing to check usage of polythene, JMC to pump in jute bags now

1 lakh bags to be provided at subsidized rates


Jammu, Apr 20: After having failed in all its initiatives to check the usage of polythene carry bags in the city, the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has now decided to pump in jute bags in the markets More

  • Kashmir

Don’t charge Sep-Oct tuition, bus fee: HC directs pvt schools



Srinagar, Apr 20: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Monday directed all private schools not to charge tuition and bus fee from students for September-October 2014 when Kashmir was hit by a devastating More

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Intermittent landslides pose threat to Doda village


Doda, Apr 20: In the wake of rains, the people of Dhori in tehsil Bharath Bagla-Doda today said that they are vulnerable to massive landslides, due to which many inhabitants have evacuated village. As More

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