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Srinagar admin orders accessibility audit of schools notified as polling stations

SRINAGAR District Magistrate Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Friday issued an order directing ten errant schools notified as polling stations in the district to immediately allow construction of ramps at their premises as part of the ECI-mandated Assured Minimum Facilities at polling stations. The order states the setting up of …

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Tourism department kick-starts 3-day event to showcase cultural heritage of Jammu

JAMMU As part of the Baisakhi Festival 2020, the Department of Tourism today kick-started its three-day mega carnival to promote and showcase the traditional and cultural heritage of Jammu. The cultural events are being held at Mubarak Mandi Jammu, Bagh-e-Bahu, Balidan Stambh and Jia Potha, Akhnoor. The inaugural event was …

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Chief Justice inaugurates first-ever youth skill development training programme ‘Mai Hunhar Hun’

SRINAGAR Chief Justice, J&K High Court, Justice Gitta Mittal today inaugurated 3- month Training Programme for youth ‘Mai Hunhar Hun’- ‘I am Skilled’ here at observation home Harvan Nishat. Conducted under the initiative and guidance of Chief Justice, the first-ever training programme was organised by State Legal Services Authority and …

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EC’s expenditure observer reviews election preparedness in Ladakh

SRINAGAR Expenditure Observer (EO) for Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency Milan Ruchal today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements made for the free and fair conduct of parliamentary election- 2020. The Returning Officer, Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency, Avny Lavasa, SSP Leh Sargun Shukla, Additional District Development Commissioner Leh Moses Kunzang, Deputy District …

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EC observer reviews poll preparedness in Kulgam

SRINAGAR General Observer for Devsar and Homshalibug Assembly segments Dr. M Vallalar today convened a meeting here Chawalgam to review the overall arrangements for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. DEO Kulgam, Dr Shamim Ahmad Wani gave a power point presentation and briefed the Observer about the overall poll preparedness in …

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Six employees suspended for violating poll code in Bandipora

SRINAGAR Authorities suspended three government school teachers among six employees for violating model code of conduct in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. An official spokesman said that Deputy commissioner Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza who is also the District election officer (DEO) ordered the suspension of six employees for allegedly violating the model …

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JK governor chairs 29th executive council meeting of SMVDU

JAMMU Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), chaired the 29th Executive Council meeting of the University at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor congratulated Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor of the University and his colleagues for figuring among 800-1000 best Universities in the world …

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