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14-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Health department organises camp to commemorate World Diabetes Day

The Health department today organised a medical camp at Primary Health Centre Chanapora here to mark the World Diabetes Day commemorated across the world on November 14.Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah inaugurated the camp and inspected...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Advisor K Vijay Kumar reviews winter-preparedness in Srinagar

Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today chaired a high-level meeting here to review the preparedness of the district administration in case of adverse weather situations.The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

B.B. Vyas for outcome-based redress of public grievances

Advisor to Governor, B.B. Vyas today chaired a meeting of officers from various departments to discuss the issues raised during the Public Grievance Redressal Camp held on November 12 at JK Governor’s Grievance Cell at Church Lane, Sonwar.The meeting was attended...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Woman held alongwith 20 grenades, ammunition from Srinagar outskirts

Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested a woman along with 20 grenades from Lawaypora area in outskirts of Srinagar city."Today evening upon  receipt of reliable information that some OGWs is coming from Baramulla towards Srinagar with ammunition,...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

PDP urges Governor to revive Winter Tuitions in Kashmir

Calling upon the Governor Administration to fully revive the winter tuition introduced in the year 2015, senior PDP leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar said the initiative taken three years back needs the Governor’s overview at present.In a statement issued...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar Mayor calls for various reformative measures in SMC

Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu Tuesday called for reformative measures to make the wings of the Corporation more people-friendly and efficient in delivery.Chairing a meeting with the senior officers of the SMC, representing different...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

India’s Public Institutions Under Threat : Prof. Saifuddin Soz

Senior Congress leader Prof. Saifuddin Soz Tuesday said that “Political observers at the national level feel that it is not people like Amit Shah, Yogi Aditya Nath, and Giri Raj Singh, who fan communal and sectarian narrative on almost all issues relevant for...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Power woes continue to haunt Kashmir populace

Kashmir Valley has been witnessing a huge power crisis even though Jammu Kashmir Chief Secretary last month had directed the Power Development Department to ensure that there is no problem of power in Kashmir during winters. Central, South and North Kashmir...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Rains lash Kashmir parts, day temperature falls across Valley

Parts of south and north Kashmir received rains on Monday even as weatherman forecast possibility of snow amid fall in day temperature across the Kashmir Valley including this summer capital of the state.The capital city registered the maximum temperature...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

'Khoja Digar' offered at Naqashbandh Sahib (RA) shrine

Khoja Digar', a special prayer, was offered at the Naqashbandh Sahib (RA) shrine in Shaher-e-Khaas with thousands of devotees thronging the revered shrine for the congregational Asar Salah amid chilly weather on Monday.Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

B B Vyas meets various public delegations in Srinagar

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas, today met scores of public delegations and individuals here at JK Governor's Grievance Cell in Church Lane, Sonwar and listened to their grievances.More than 55 delegations and 23 individuals from various districts of Kashmir Division...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Yasin Malik meets victim families in Kupwara, Tral and Pampore

“Looking after the sufferers of Indian aggression is our religious, moral and national duty. Indian occupation is destroying our houses and families and we as a nation are duty bound to rebuild them again,” this was stated by the chairman of Jammu Kashmir liberation...

11-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary reviews winter preparedness

Following explicit directions of the Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik to the administration to provide all basic services and supplies to the people in Kashmir division during the winter months when the durbar is at Jammu, Chief Secretary, Shri B V R Subrahmanyam...

11-Nov-2018 Srinagar

On National Education Day, DSEK kick-starts enrolment week

To commemorate National Education Day, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Dr. G.N. Itoo, today kick-started enrolment week in schools here.Highlighting the need for increasing the enrolment of students in schools, DESK said that the students of the...

11-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone reviews functioning of JKSSWB

Secretary Social Welfare. Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today convened a meeting to review the functioning of J&K State Social Welfare Board (JKSSWB).During the meeting, Secretary Welfare Board briefed Dr. Lone about the overall working of the Board. Director Finance,...

10-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Governor’s Administration fully geared to meet winter challenges

In the wake of the unexpected, intense snowfall in Kashmir division last week, Governor, Satya Pal Malik has issued categorical directions to the administration to extend all possible help to the people. Based on the Governor’s directions and periodic reviews,...

10-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Announced scale of relief for damaged orchards quite inadequate: CPI (M)

Terming the announced scale of relief under “state-specific special natural calamity” for damaged orchards due to recent heavy snowfall as quite inadequate, CPI (M) Saturday demanded adequate compensation to the farmers, whose trees got damaged due to the snowfall.CPI...

10-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Crime Branch registers case against M/S AB Global proprietor

Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint from Mohammed Hussain stating therein that he is running a small business firm under the name and style of M/S “Xeal Education Services” located at Baghat Chowk Srinagar. He was in a business relationship with Mr.Subashish...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Omar slams Centre for 'non-official' talks with Taliban

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday slammed the Centre for talks with the Taliban at a non-official level while not doing the same by engaging with the Kashmiri separatist leadership."If 'non-official' participation in a dialogue...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Valley fruit growers call on Khurshid Ahmad Ganai

A delegation of Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers Cum Dealers Union (KVFG) today called on the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and appraised him about the damage of orchards due to recent untimely snowfall in the State.The delegation led by its Chairman...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Saurabh Bhagat reviews functioning of Employment department

Developmental works of around Rs 48 crore have been executed by more than two thousand engineers of Kashmir division registered with Employment department, revealed Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment, Saurabh Bhagat today.The information was provided by...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

KCCI delegation calls on Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), today called on the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here.During the meeting, the delegation, led by KCCI President, Sheikh Ashiq, raised the demand for early compensation to the...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Governor reallocates Departments to Advisors

The Governor Satya Pal Malik today reallocated the Departments to Advisors B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Kewal KrishanSharma.As per a notification issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) here this evening, the Planning,...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Div Com takes stock of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) arrangements

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to take stock of arrangements being made for the celebrations of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) in the division.The biggest congregation of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) will be held at Aasar-i-Sharief...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

DSEK for proper heating, lighting arrangements in exam centers

In view of the weather advisory issued by the Metrological Department, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G. N. Itoo along with Secretary Board of School Education Kashmir chaired an emergency meeting of all the heads of schools where BOSE examination...

08-Nov-2018 Srinagar

DC Srinagar reviews Eid-e-Milad arrangements

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed, Thursday convened a meeting to review the arrangements being made for the forthcoming Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) in the district.The DC while emphasizing the great reverence of the Eid-e-Milad impressed upon...

08-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Clashes in J&K during searches

Security forces fired tear gas after being stoned by bands of youths who took to the streets during a cordon and search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.The incident happened when the Rashtriya Rifles, the special operations group...

07-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Syed Altaf Bukhari demands a dedicated university for Ladakh

Senior PDP leader and former finance and education minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Wednesday vehemently supported the demand for establishment of a full-fledged university in Ladakh with its headquarter in Kargil.Bukhari said the Kashmir University’s...

07-Nov-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Srinagar records season's coldest night

Srinagar city recorded the season's coldest night at minus 2.2 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley dropped below the freezing point on Wednesday, the weather office said."The minimum temperatures remained below the freezing...

06-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Junaid Matoo elected Srinagar Mayor with BJP and PC support

Former National Conference leader Junaid Mattu on Tuesday elected as the Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC).An official said that Mattu polled 40 out of total 70 votes in the election held at SMC office in Karan Nagar. His nearest rival got 26 votes...

05-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar to be developed on modern lines : Div Com

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that capital city of Srinagar will be developed on modern lines and various developmental projects are underway across the city which will provide modern facilities to the inhabitants.The Divisional...

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