Archive for December 2015

Govt invokes odd even formula for two GMC principals

Dec 24th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: In an effort to resolve the controversy over two principals of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, the state government today invoked odd-even formula to end the crisis. “As you know we have got two principals – Dr Rafeeq Pampori and Dr Kaiser Ahmad for GMC, which is good and actually aimed at giving more
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Modi tweets #selfieonpot to promote toilet use among Indians

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took his penchant for selfies to a new level by tweeting a selfie from the toilet seat to prompt Indians into using toilets. “Flaunt your washrooms, post your #selfieonpot. Let’s relieve our great India from the greatest menace of open defecation.” Modi tweeted. He promised to tweet a #selfieonpot everyday
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Self Reliance: Traffic police to finance JK budget

Dec 17th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is heading towards much coveted financial self reliance with the help of its traffic police, which has extracted enough revenues through fines to finance 70 percent of the state’s annual budget, Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu disclosed here today. Flanked by the Inspector General of Police Traffic  Viplav Kumar at a press conference
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Abdullah slams BSNL for sending lewd messages to Hurriyat only

Dec 15th, 2015 | By

“Main kya mar gaya tha” National Conference workers headed by its patron Farooq Abdullah hit the streets in Srinagar today to protest what they called the biased approach of state-owned telecommunications company, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). “We have come to know that BSNL is selective in sending lewd and obscene text messages, along with phone numbers (for
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