Pakistan has to walk away from ‘terror’: India

Pakistan has to walk away from ‘terror’: India

NEW DELHI: A day after Pakistan’s envoy expressed Islamabad’s desire to have good relations with India, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay on Friday said that the neighbouring country has to “walk away from the terror”. “Pakistan has to walk away from terror,” Baglay said while addressing MEA’s weekly media briefing. He also […]

Appointment of 16 VCs put on hold

Appointment of 16 VCs put on hold

JAMMU: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the government to defer appointments of 16 vice-chairmen/chairpersons of the Public Sector Enterprises till the completion by elections in Srinagar and Anantnag parliamentary constituencies. “The appointments of 16 Vice-Chairmen/Chairpersons of the Public Sector Enterprises may be deferred till the completion of election process and if any […]

65 members of Whatsapp groups held in past 3 weeks in Pulwama

65 members of Whatsapp groups held in past 3 weeks in Pulwama

Srinagar: Whatsapp groups have sent 65 persons in Pulwama to police custody. Police say they have arrested these persons as a security measure. The arrests have likely been made to prevent unrest in the lead-up to the Lok Sabha by-elections in Anantnag and Srinagar. “The arrests were made in the past three weeks,” Senior Superintendent […]

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 […]

200 CCTVs to be installed at 53 locations in Srinagar

200 CCTVs to be installed at 53 locations in Srinagar

Srinagar: To keep an eye on pro-freedom demonstrations, stone-pelting and militant activities, the police will cast a network of surveillance in the form of Close Circuit Camera TVs (CCTV) in Srinagar and other district headquarters of Kashmir Valley. The police surveillance will start from Srinagar and later bring all the major towns of district headquarters […]

Girl students still paying fees despite govt’s waiver order

Girl students still paying fees despite govt’s waiver order

Srinagar: Last year the Mehbooba Mufti government announced free education to girl students in government-run schools in the state. That promise has not been fulfilled. Girl students are still paying several kinds of fees and establishment charges to government schools in Kashmir. An order issued by the Commissioner Secretary of the Education Department, Shaleen Kabra, […]