Suspension, inquiry, hounding of senior doctor at GMC Jammu

Suspension, inquiry, hounding of senior doctor at GMC Jammu

Srinagar: On March 13, the government relieved Dr Zahid Hussain Gilani of the charge of principal of Jammu’s Government Medical College and gave the charge to Dr Sunanda Raina, head of the college’s anatomy department. On the day she took over, she filed a complaint against her predecessor of “gross indiscipline, misconduct and disobedience.” She […]

New Delhi handling Kashmir casually: NC

New Delhi handling Kashmir casually: NC

Srinagar: National Conference said on Monday that it will take a stand against the government of India for its casual approach in handling Kashmir and not offering dialogue to “arrest a growing alienation in the valley”. The party held a meeting of its Core Group, which was chaired by NC patron Farooq Abdullah at his […]

For revamping Srinagar expert suggests integrated approach

For revamping Srinagar  expert suggests integrated approach

Srinagar: The government should set up a transport authority composed of departments like the municipality, transport, roads & buildings, tourism, lakes and water bodies and allied departments so that they can think together before spending funds on street management, an urban landscape expert suggested here Monday. Anuj Malholtra, CEO of the Centre for Green Mobility, […]

Govt makes public list of informers killed by militants

Govt makes public list of informers killed by militants

Srinagar: For the first time in the 28-year-old anti-India insurgency, the government made public a list of informers who had been killed by militants in Kashmir. The list of 28 deceased informers has their names, residential addresses, the names of the next of their kin and the compensation sanctioned to their families. The list, a […]

Farooq admits ‘boys sacrificing lives for azadi’

Farooq admits ‘boys sacrificing lives for azadi’

Srinagar: National Conference patron and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said Kashmiri youth fighting the government forces “are sacrificing their lives for the freedom of their nation and are not afraid of guns”. “Our boys are sacrificing their lives not to become MPs, MLAs or ministers but to seek their rights, (to stress) […]

Panchayat polls to miss March deadline

Panchayat polls to miss March deadline

Polls not held since June 2016 Rural dev min announces polls will be held in March Govt will lose Rs 3,117 crore Panchayat funds if polls not held Panchayati Raj Act 2011 enjoins state governments to set up a state election commission. It will ensure timely polls SRINAGAR: The overdue Panchayat polls scheduled for next […]

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