Follow teachings of Prophet (SAW): Mirwaiz to people

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday said that the people should follow the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) In a statement he said the Prophet’s (SAW) arrival brought awakening, enlightenment, and word of Allah to the world which was otherwise buried in the darkness of Jahiliya Addressing a gathering at Masjid Gili […]

CS reviews Wular, Mansar, Tso-Morari conservation activities

Srinagar: Stressing the need for allocation of adequate funds for taking up comprehensive and effective conservation and management of State’s wetlands, Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khandey Tuesday while emphasising the importance of wetland conservation called for full funding of the projects submitted by the State Government to the Centre for implementation of the Conservation and […]

Govt enhanced paramedical training seats to 2358: Shabir

Srinagar: With a view to provide adequate skilled manpower to the Health Institutions of the State, the Government has enhanced paramedical training seats to 2358 against the existing capacity of 968. This was stated by Minister of State for Health, Shabir Ahmad Khan during his interaction with various deputations from Kashmir and Jammu provinces, who […]

Altaf asks SPCB to speed up licensing process

Srinagar: Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Mian Altaf asked the authorities of State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) and forest department to speed up issuance and renewal process of licenses to the Industrial Unit Holders besides following the guidelines of Central Pollution Control Board while handling environmental issues in the State. The Minister was talking […]

SMC HO Destroys Loose Spices, Rotten Fruit

Srinagar: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Food Safety Division under the supervision of Health Officer Dr Rubeena Shaheen conducted surprise checks of various markets including Hari Singh High Street, Mahraj Bazaar, Goni Khan, LD road, Sanat Nagar and other areas. According to a statement of SMC, during the inspection at least 65 kgs of loose spices […]

Yateem Trust distributes dietary kits, eidee

Srinagar: The J&K Yateem Trust distributed 600 dietary kits among identified, most deserving registered widow headed families in an impressive function in Government Girls Higher Secondary School Amira Kadal here. The function was attended by respectable citizens. Each kit consisted of 50 kg of most superior quality of rice and all essential grocery items like […]

J&K Needs Big Push in Implementing ADHAAR

Srinagar: Need for a sustained and coordinated effort by various media organisations in creating awareness about utility and implementation of various flagship programmes of Government of India was today highlighted in the meeting of the state Inter Media Publicity Coordination Committee. Chairing the meeting Additional Director General PIB Obaidur Rahman urged all the media units […]

Mega LokAdalat week at Ganderbal from 12th Aug

SRINAGAR: Chairman District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal has informed that a Mega Lok Adalat week will be organized at District Headquarter Ganderbal, from 12th to 17th of August. As per the Programme Schedule, the Mega Lok Adalat will be held at District Court Complex Ganderbal on 12th and 16th August, at Tehsil Kangan on 14th […]

JKCL shows 47% growth

Government to set-up one more 1000 MTD cement plant at Khrew: Kichloo SRINAGAR: With a view to capturing available local market share for the cement appropriately, the Government decided to set up one more 1000 Tonnes per day cement plant in public sector on the available about 240 kanals of vacant land at the existing […]

Omar Opposes Telangana, Fears Fallout On J&K

‘Ladakh not heading towards UT status, PDP will never secure majority’ Srinagar: As the Congress moved closer to carve out a separate state of Telangana, chief minister Omar Abdullah apprehended the fallout of the move in the state. Opposing the bifurcation of state of Jammu and Kashmir on Telangana lines, Omar said that he believes […]