After the death of former chief minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the Governor, sources said, was waiting for Advocate general and other law officers to resign from their posts.
Traffic on the valley’s main highway that connects Srinagar and Jammu was suspended during the day due to landslides and heavy snowfall along the route.
Army teams have been sifting through the huge mass of ice in the treacherous region of Siachen glacier, sometimes digging more than 30 feet to find the buried soldiers.
The vigilance department has alleged that some revenue officials linked to the Congress leader had tampered with official records to help him grab the forest land in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
The army has claimed that three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, including a top commander, were killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir’s Dardpora village late Friday night. The operation is still in progress. On Friday night, personnel of Army’s 28 Rashtriya Rifles and the Special Operation Group of J&K police launched an operation in […]
The Finance Secretary also apprised the Governor of various steps underway to streamline functioning of the Funds Department and other wings of the Finance Department.
In view of these reports, Governor N N Vohra on Friday reviewed the preparedness of the Health and Medical Education Department in dealing with the problem.
Officials attribute rapid urbanisation, accumulation of silt and shrinking of wetlands as major causes of decline.
Earlier, opposition parties National Conference, Congress and Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party expressed concern over the delay in the swearing-in of the new CM.
Neither PDP nor BJP has so far handed the letter of support to the Governor.
Jammu and Kashmir has been without a chief minister after the demise of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
AIIMS came out with a brief statement saying that Mufti Sayeed required respiratory support and that “his condition continues to be warranting close monitoring by the team of experts at AIIMS”.
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79-year-old Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was flown to Delhi in a state aircraft on December 24 and admitted in a private ward in AIIMS with complaints of fever and chest pain
The Kashmir Valley is witnessing intense cold with Chillai Kalan, the 40-day period of extreme cold, having commenced earlier this week