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Traders move high court against Toll at Lakhanpur

Traders move high court against Toll at Lakhanpur

Aggrieved of Toll at Lakhanpur after GST, Traders Federation Ware House/ Nehru Market moved High Court. In a petition filed by Rajesh Gupta, President Traders Federation Ware House/ Nehru Market declaring the continuation of levy and collection of toll tax by the respondents in the State of Jammu and Kashmir under the Levy of Tolls

Cold wave unabated in Jammu and Kashmir

Cold wave conditions remained unabated across Jammu and Kashmir on Friday with the weather office issuing an advisory warning of moderate to heavy rains and snowfall in the state for three days from December 11. Adverse weather is likely to disrupt air and surface traffic during this period. “All field staff including police have been

2 PDD employees injured in short circuit

Two employees of PDD were seriously injured in a short circuit when they were working at Marheen Sub Station in Hiranagar area of Kathua district last evening. As per reports, two employees of PDD Sub Station Marheen namely Som Nath, 50, son of Kalu Ram of Chakra Hiranagar and Ganga Ram, 44, son of Omkar

Vacancies available yet 200 contractual lecturers serving in Polytechnic colleges await regularisation

It is unfortunate despite serving for more than fifteen years in their respective colleges, contractual lecturers serving in Polytechnic colleges are still crying for a comprehensive policy to regularize them. Even the government has admitted that there is need to fill posts which are vacant in all the 24 Polytechnic colleges established across the State.

GCET’s location outmost, ill-planner govt refuses to make amends

Having seemingly become habitual of treating even professional colleges with contempt, Jammu and Kashmir government has shifted Government College for Engineering and Technology (GCET) Jammu to an isolated place completely disconnected from the world outside. Students who are studying in the college feel as if they have been shifted to a jail, 20 kilometres away

Night temperatures increase in Jammu and Kashmir

Night temperatures increased throughout Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday due to a partial overnight cloud cover. The weather office has forecast heavy rains and snowfall between December 11 and 15. Sonam Lotus, Director of the MET department said: “A western disturbance is most likely to become active in Jammu and Kashmir from December 11 onwards.

Highway linking Ladakh with Kashmir closed due to snowfall

The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, linking Ladakh region with Kashmir valley, has been closed due to fresh snowfall since late Wednesday night. However, Srinagar-Jammu national highway and historic Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region are through for traffic, a traffic police official told . He said there