Conduct elections to 13,000 vacant Panchayat seats: AJKPC

JAMMU: All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC), urged the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu for early conduct of elections to about 13,000 vacant seats of Panchayats in J&K. The AJKPC also demanded immediate constitution of District Planning and Development Boards (DPDBs) after holding elections to these Boards as per 73rd ...

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AC Approves Formation Of Employees State Insurance Society

Jammu: In a significant decision aiming to promote the welfare of the employees/workforce, the Administrative Council which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu accorded sanction to the formation of J&K Employees Insurance Society under Employees Insurance Act 1948. Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu chairs Administrative Council ...

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Qayoom Wani released from Central Jail

Srinagar, People’s Democratic Party leader Ab. Qayoom Wani has been released from detention this evening. He had been arrested in August and was lodged in Central Jail Srinagar. Speaking to news agency , Wani said that he came out of Central Jail at 7 PM. Wani a former trade union ...

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Minimum temperature drops in parts of J&K

Srinagar: There was a drop in minimum temperature at most places in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the Meteorological department said. Gulmarg in north Kashmir was the coldest place in the Valley at minus 11 degrees Celsius, it said. In south Kashmir’s Pahalgam, the mercury dropped to minus 9.3 degrees ...

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Police arrests 10 drug peddlers in a series of actions, huge quantity of contraband, psychotropic substances recovered

Srinagar,Police in a series of actions against drug dealings across Kashmir valley arrested 10 drug peddlers and seized huge quantity of contraband and psychotropic substances from their possession. The drug peddlers were involved in peddling drugs across several districts of Kashmir valley. In Budgam, officers at a checkpoint established at ...

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