Day: June 13, 2024

ACB arrests Patwari along with his agent for accepting bribe in Jammu
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ACB arrests Patwari along with his agent for accepting bribe in Jammu

Srinagar, Jun 13: Jammu and Kashmir Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday said to have trapped and arrested a Patwari of Halqa Gurha Manhasan, Pargwal, Jammu along-with his agent for accepting bribe of Rs 25000. A statement issued to the news agency reads that ACB received a complaint alleging therein that Parvez Ahmed, Patwari, Halqa...

79 percent qualify annual regular 10th exams
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79 percent qualify annual regular 10th exams

LG Sinha congratulates all the qualifiers Srinagar, Jun 13: With an overall pass percentage of 79.25 percent, Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) on Thursday announced the results of annual regular examinations of 10th standard. According to the news agency, BOSE officials said that overall pass girl students registered a total pass percentage...

JKRTC to deploy 250 buses for Upcoming Amarnath Yatra
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JKRTC to deploy 250 buses for Upcoming Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar, Jun 13 : In preparation for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra, the Jammu and Kashmir Road Transport Corporation (JKRTC) has announced plans to deploy up to 250 buses to facilitate the pilgrimage. Officials confirmed that preparations are in full swing to ensure seamless transportation for the thousands of devotees expected to participate in the Yatra....

J&K Police detains 50 suspects in Reasi bus attack case
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J&K Police detains 50 suspects in Reasi bus attack case

  Jammu, June 13: Police have detained 50 individuals in connection with the June 9 terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. Following an intensive probe, the police have expanded their search into far-flung remote areas to expel hiding militants. The bus was attacked in the Kanda area...

Hope Prime Minister Modi will redress grievances of people during his upcoming visit to Kashmir: Farooq
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Hope Prime Minister Modi will redress grievances of people during his upcoming visit to Kashmir: Farooq

  Srinagar, June 13 : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Thursday hoped that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will see the difficulties facing the people and redress them during his upcoming visit to Kashmir valley. “The big expectation is that the Prime Minister is coming here and may...

Ajit Doval re-appointed as NSA for third consecutive time
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Ajit Doval re-appointed as NSA for third consecutive time

New Delhi, June 13: The Union Government on Thursday re-appointed Ajit Doval as the National Security Advisor (NSA) for the third consecutive time. According to an official statement, “The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Ajit Doval, IPS (Retired) as National Security Advisor with effect from 10.06.2024. His appointment will...

PK Mishra re-appointed Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Modi
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PK Mishra re-appointed Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Modi

New Delhi, June 13 : The government on Thursday announced that PK Mishra has been re-appointed as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to an official statement, the appointment has been done with effect from June 10, the day Modi took oath as PM for he third consecutive term. “His appointment will be...

Omar Abdullah accuses J&K administration of being incompetent
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Omar Abdullah accuses J&K administration of being incompetent

  Srinagar, June 13 : Former Chief Minister and National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Thursday accused the J&K administration of being “incompetent” as they “only know how to arrest, detain & harass people.” Omar was responding to a post by his party National Conference, which claimed that ordinary people were being harassed and...

Committed to affordable access to public healthcare : JK LG
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Committed to affordable access to public healthcare : JK LG

  Srinagar, June 13: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that we are committed to affordable access to public healthcare and to build a healthy society This he said while chairing the first meeting after the re-constitution of the Governing Body of SKIMS Soura Srinagar, at Civil Secretariat here. “We must...

Congress seeks CBI probe into NEET controversy
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Congress seeks CBI probe into NEET controversy

New Delhi, June 13 : Holding the National Testing Agency (NTA) responsible for the NEET UG 2024 result controversy, the Congress on Thursday demanded a CBI or a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the matter. On social media X, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge posted, “Grace marks was not the only problem in NEET exam. There has...

Rajnath Singh takes charge as Defence Minister
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Rajnath Singh takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi, June 13 : Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday took charge as the Defence Minister for the second consecutive term and outlined his vision for the next five years, especially in establishing a more secure, self-reliant and prosperous nation. Talking to reporters on the occasion, the Defence Minister said, “Under the leadership of...

Urs Shah-e-Hamdan celebrated in Kashmir
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Urs Shah-e-Hamdan celebrated in Kashmir

  Srinagar, June 13 : The annual Urs of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA), popularly known as Shah-e-Hamdan was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in Kashmir valley on Thursday. The main function of the Urs was held at Khan-e-Kah-e-Moula Shrine in downtown Srinagar where hundreds of people including men and women from various...

Lt Governor chairs SKIMS Governing Body Meet
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Lt Governor chairs SKIMS Governing Body Meet

LG Calls for systemic interventions for quality care and people-centred approach for accessible, equitable & efficient delivery of healthcare services. We are committed to affordable access to public healthcare and to build a healthy society: LG Sinha Srinagar, June 13: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today chaired the Governing Body Meeting of SKIMS, at Civil...

2 dead 15 injured in road accident in Baramulla
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2 dead 15 injured in road accident in Baramulla

  Srinagar, June 13: Two persons died, and 15 others were injured after a bus in which they were travelling met with an accident in Jammu Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Police said the ill-fated passenger bus turned turtle after the driver lost control over it and met with an accident at Pazalpora-Rafiabad area resulting...

SC nod for cancellation of 1,563 grace-marked NEET-UG 2024 results
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SC nod for cancellation of 1,563 grace-marked NEET-UG 2024 results

New Delhi, June 13 : The Supreme Court Thursday endorsed recommendations by a National Testing Agency committee that called for scrapping of grace marks awarded to 1,563 candidates in the NEET-UG 2024 exams, cancellation of their scorecards issued on June 4, and paving way for an optional retest. A Vacation Bench comprising Justice Vikram Nath...

Morning assembly in all schools shall begin with National Anthem: Pr Sec SED
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Morning assembly in all schools shall begin with National Anthem: Pr Sec SED

Alok Kumar says assembly shall be of 20 minutes duration Srinagar, Jun 13: The School Education Department (SED) has said that the morning assemblies in the educational institutes shall begin with National Anthem as per the standard protocol. According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Principal Secretary to government for School Education Department, Alok...