Author Archives: State Observer

Governor’s remarks on autonomy unfortunate: NC


‘Art 35-A and Art 370 are the articles of faith for the party’   SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday termed Governor Satiya Pal Malik’s remarks rejecting autonomy as unfortunate and sneering. Addressing a gathering of party functionaries here at party head quarters, Nawa e Subah, Additional General Secretary Sheikh Mustafa Kamal said, “Governor’s remarks over autonomy shows ...

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415 KM Jalandhar-Amargarh transmission system through


New Delhi: Power transmission infrastructure developer, Sterlite Power today announced formal commissioning of the Rs 3000 crore ambitiousNRSS-29 project for providing additional power supply to Jammu & Kashmir from the Northern Grid. The project has been completed two months ahead of the schedule. The 415KM, Northern Region System Strengthening (NRSS)-29 project will ensure reliable power access for the Valley by ...

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Govt’s bonanza to poll duty employees, police inclusion doubtful!


Srinagar: As the state government had announced one month additional salary to the government employees deputed on poll duty during the ongoing Urban and Panchayat elections, the police department here said that there is no information from the government that whether they will also be paid one month extra salary or not. The Chief Secretary of the state B.V.R. Subrahmanyam ...

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AMU students seek JK Guv’s intervention for withdrawal of cases against 2 Kashmiri students


Srinagar: Pushed to the wall after the suspension of two of their colleagues, the panicked 1200 Kashmiri students have sought the intervention of Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik for withdrawal of cases against two of their colleagues and threatened to return to their homes if the university authorities don’t revoke the orders of suspension and slapping of sedition ...

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Diesel price hiked again; wipes out Rs 2.5/litre cut


  Diesel price rose for the 10th consecutive day Monday to wipe out all of the Rs 2.50 per litre cut in rates announced earlier this month through excise duty cut and oil company subsidy. The government had, with effect from October 5, cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per litre and asked state-owned oil firms ...

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Amid political row, Dassault Aviation says ‘will deliver Rafale jets to India from 2019’


Amid the political controversy over Rafale deal with France, the Dassault Aviation has announced that it will deliver the fighter jets to India from 2019 and may see new orders in coming months, reported news agency Reuters. Dassault Aviation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eric Trappier told this to Reuters ahead of the world`s largest business jet show in Orlando on ...

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IAF launches health app.


NEWDELHI,OCT 10:””MedWatch” will provide correct, Scientific and authentic health information to airwarriors and all citizens of India. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has launched a mobile health app to provide health information to the users, including first-aid and other health and nutritional topics, Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday.The ‘MedWatch’ was launched on Monday on the occasion of IAF’s 86th ...

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JK governor meets Rajnath as urban local bodies polls underway.


NEWDELHI,OCT10:During the half-an-hour meeting, the governor apprised Singh about the law and order in the state, particularly in Kashmir Valley. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik Wednesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed the situation in the state, where the elections to the urban local bodies are underway, officials said.During the half-an-hour meeting, the governor apprised Singh about ...

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AIMIM chief demands sacking of M J Abkar.

HYDERABAD,OCT 10:As the #MeToo campaign gathered momentum in India, some women journalists have come out and accused Akbar, a former editor and now the minister of state for external affairs, of sexually harassing them during his stint as a journalist. AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday demanded removal of M J Akbar from the Union Council of Ministers following allegations ...

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236 head constables promoted to ASI rank in Kashmir


  SRINAGAR,OCT10:“On the directions of DGP Shri Dilbag Singh (IPS), a Departmental Promotion Committee met under the chairmanship of Shri Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS), IGP Kashmir Zone, for promotion of Head Constables to the rank of Assistant Sub-Inspectors of Executive Wing of J&K Police having lien and seniority with Kashmir Zone,” said a spokesman. Police authorities have promoted 236 head ...

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