Rashid Paul

Experts predict situational turbulence’s long-term impact on J&K economy

Experts predict situational turbulence’s long-term impact on J&K economy

Srinagar, Aug 04: The current uncertain situation in Kashmir caused by troops build up and the government directions asking the pilgrims and tourists to leave Kashmir shall have a long-term impact on the economy of state, warn experts. “Kashmir being a dependent economy, with imports far exceeding its exports, the current suspicious situation has forced […]

 Rashid Paul

HC signals green to resumption of construction work on WS schemes in Gulmarg

HC signals green to resumption of construction work on WS schemes in Gulmarg

Srinagar, Aug 02: The High Court on Friday granted permission for completion of the remaining work of the much-awaited water supply project for Gulmarg halted due to a ban on constructions in the area since 2015. The court allowed an application by the Executive Engineer, PHE Division Tangmarg that sought permission to resume the balance […]

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HC issues notice to govt in petition challenging cancellation of 101 job appointments in KVIB 

HC issues notice to govt in petition challenging cancellation of 101 job appointments in KVIB 

Srinagar, Jul 30: In petition challenging the  government decision that cancelled the selection of 101 candidates for different posts in Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB), the High Court issued a notice to the authorities to show cause as to why the appeal be not admitted in the matter. “Issue notice to the respondents to […]

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HC seeks details of solid waste management in Srinagar

HC seeks details of solid waste management in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 29: The J&K High Court on Monday directed the Housing and Urban Development Department (HUDD) to inform it about the action taken on the request by Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for financial assistance for solid waste management project in Srinagar. “We are not informed by the HUDD as to in what manner it […]

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Anti-corruption court convicts two former Agri dept officials

Anti-corruption court convicts two former Agri dept officials

Sentences them to one year jail term for appointing daily-rated workers in violation of law

Srinagar, Jul 26: The Anti-Corruption Court Kashmir today convicted and sentenced a former Chief Agriculture Officer (CAO) and his senior assistant to one year jail term for appointing daily-rated workers in violation of the law. The Special Judge Anti-Corruption Court, Kashmir, R. N. Watal convicted and sentenced the CAO Ghulam Mohiudin Koul and his Senior […]

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HC asks Govt to spell out facility status of pellet victims

HC asks Govt to spell out facility status of pellet victims

Srinagar July 23: J&K High Court on Tuesday directed the government to inform it within two days about the facilities, if any, available to pellet gun victims in the state including the ones who lost their eyesight to the weapon termed as non lethal by the government. A division bench while hearing a petition seeking […]

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No more house boats on Dal waters: HC directs Tourism Deptt

No more house boats on Dal waters: HC directs Tourism Deptt

Srinagar July 19: With a view to restrict pollution and encroachments in Dal Lake the J&K High Court today directed the state Tourism Department not to permit any more house boats in the lake. The court directed the government to give it the details of the registered and unregistered houseboats in the lake and “no […]

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Road Accidents: HC directs Govt to spell out protection measures

Road Accidents: HC directs Govt to spell out protection measures

 “One killed in an accident every seven hours, someone is left injured every hour”

Srinagar July 17: Observing that the authorities in J&K are not aware of their responsibility in avoiding loss of lives in road accidents in the state, the High Court on Wednesday directed the government to inform it about the protection measures necessary for safety of passengers especially the school children. Hearing a public interest litigation, […]

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Suspension of cross-LoC trade results in non-settlement of transactions worth crores

Suspension of cross-LoC trade results in non-settlement of transactions worth crores

Traders lament they were not given time to settle accounts

Srinagar, Jul 15: Non settlement of transactions worth hundreds of crores of rupees caused due to the abrupt and indefinite suspension of cross-LoC trade is giving sleepless nights to traders involved in the commerce between two divided parts of Kashmir besides having thrown scores of laborers and truckers out of work. “We are in a […]

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J&K Chief Justice asks HC to maintain records of all cases monitored by SC

J&K Chief Justice asks HC to maintain records of all cases monitored by SC

Srinagar, Jul 12: Chief Justice of the J&K High Court today expressed displeasure at administrative wing of the court for failing to properly maintain and note the orders of the apex court for bringing them to the notice of concerned benches of the state High Court. The Chief Justice directed the Registrars Judicial of both […]

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