Morning Wrap; A quick glance at Headlines that matters
The areas where the PHE Department is able to provide water supply once a week are complaining that few of the consumers use electric motors adjoining to the main supply line, as a result the others face acute water shortage.
The number of patients suffering from mental health issues is on the rise in the conflict-ridden Kashmir Valley. The state has a huge deficiency in infrastructure and trained manpower to treat patients with psychiatric issues.
For the first time, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has notified new regulations which will enable the male students to file cases of sexual harassment. As per the UGC provisions, victim’s friends, colleagues, relatives, co-students, or psychologists can file a complaint on his/her behalf if the victim is not able to due to “physical or mental incapacity or death
At least 25 Indian students in their first semester of computer sciences programme at Western Kentucky University have been asked to return to India or find placement in other schools, because they did not meet the admission standards of the varsity
The Judge of the sessions court in Kathua, Sanjay Kumar Dhar, discharged a local Pawan Dev Singh, who was facing trial in his wife’s murder case. Due to the failure of the prosecution to produce any evidence, the Court released the accused.
National Conference unit of Poonch here has castigated state government and its authorities for their failure to arrange a chopper and to airlift the seriously injured four passengers of Poonch Tata Sumo accident which has claimed four lives.
In a successful undertaking of its ‘war against drugs’, the Jammu police have been able to bust a major drug deal at Narwal Jammu
Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen’s teenaged ‘commander’ Burhan Wani has released a new video in which he says that militants have no option but to attack local policemen supporting ‘Indian occupation’ here.
AIP today celebrated State Flag Day in Ananthnag. People in large numbers hailing from all walks of life participated in the impressive function held at Wazir Bagh. AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed hoisted the flag, followed by singing of the State Anthem.
Mr. Ajaz Abdullah Saraf, KAS, Member, J&K Services Selection Board, is transferred and posted as Secretary, J&K State Commission for Women. Mr. Abdul Majid Zargar, KAS, under orders of posting as Secretary, J&K State Commission for Women, shall continue as Joint Director in the Directorate of Information, J&K, in partial modification of Government Order No. 534-GAD of 2016 dated 21-05-2016.
Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Law & Justice, Abdul Haq today informed the House that presently there are 3 companies of IRP 5th battalion deployed in Kishtwar to maintain law & order and static guard duties.