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Official Apathy: Natipora-Nowgam road in shambles

OBSERVER BUREAU SRINAGAR, MAR 31 Dotted with potholes and uneven surface, the road from Natipora to Nowgam Bypass is taking a heavy toll on the commuters. The ugly condition of the road sparked protest on Friday, while people alleged that Roads and Buildings department has been acting as mute spectator though the officials are being apprised about the pathetic condition ...

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UJC supports shutdown call against Modi’s visit

OBSERVER BUREAU SRINAGAR, MAR 31 Supporting the shutdown call given by Resistance leadership against the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, conglomerate of local militant outfits United Jihad Council Friday appealed people of Kashmir to show hatred against the proposed visit by observing a complete shutdown on 2 April (Sunday). In a statement , Syed Salahuddin, the UJC Chief ...

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Hurriyat condemns arrest of resistance leaders

OBSERVER BUREAU SRINAGAR, MAR 31 Condemning the arrest spree and placing resistance leaders under house arrest, Hurriyat conference on Friday called it as an extreme type of vandalism and terrorism. This is martial law like situation & since inception of PDP led coalition, the authorities are not allowing us to carry political activities, said Hurriyat. Hurriyat said that its chairman ...

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Multi-tier security for PM Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir

Modi is visiting the region to inaugurate India”s longest road tunnel at Chenani in Udhampur district where he will also address a public rally on April 2. A multi-tier security setup has been put in place ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu region on April amid alert sounded along the border and high degree of vigilance at ...

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Hearing on Triple talaq case on May 11

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday referred the triple talaq issue to the constitution bench. The hearing in the case will begin on May 11. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi plea to hear the case before the summer vacation was rejected by the apex court. A five-member bench will be constituted by the top court to hear the matter. The ...

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 Abetment to suicide case: rejects bail in   abetment to suicide case

  Jammu, March-30-  Special Municipal Mobile Magistrate Jammu M R Chak today rejected the bail application of S. Gurbachan Singh and his son Narinder Pal Singh husband of  Kushbir Kour in abetment to suicide case.             According to the police case that on 13-03-2017, police of police post Sainik Colony Jammu came to be informed by GMC Jammu that one woman ...

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Resistance camp calls for strike on April 2 against PM Modi’s visit

The joint resistance leadership on Thursday called for a complete shutdown on April 2 against the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir. Modi is scheduled to inaugurate Chenani-Nashri tunnel in Jammu region of the state on April 2. In a joint statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Yasin Malik and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq called for ...

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GoI enhances 70 PG seats in JK Medical Colleges   Health & Education Minister Bali Bhagat handing over list of various issues to Union Minister J P Nadda at New Delhi.

JAMMU, Mar 29: Ending suspense over the possible increase in number of PG seats in J&K Medical Colleges, the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has approved enhancement of 70 more PG seats in different disciplines (Clinical Subjects) for the Government Medical Colleges in the State from the current session. According to a Government of India communication, in this ...

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 2-Day Conference on Gojri Language JK to get Tribal Museum soon: Zulfkar Ali Literacy must for preservation of culture  :  Kohli

  JAMMU, MARCH 30: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali Thursday announced that State Government is planning to open Tribal Museum for which preliminary   work has already been started. Speaking at two-day conference “Gojri Language-Past, Present, and Future,” organized by J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Language, the Minister optimistically said, “Gojri language had a beautiful past, ...

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SHRC issues notice to FCS&CA Deptt

  JAMMU, MARCH 30: Justice Bilal Nazki, Chairperson J&K State Human Rights Commission, has asked the government to submit a report disclosing the authority of law under which an order has been passed “imposing restrictions on injudicious use of essential commodities in social, government, private functions.” According to a handout issued by the Secretary SHRC, Justice Bilal Nazki, while  taking  suo-moto ...

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