1 Killed In Group Clashes Near Harwan

SRINAGAR: Police has arrested at least six persons after the death of a septuagenarian during group clashes in Barji area of Harwan Srinagar. Police sources said that group clashes erupted over a piece of land during which one person, namely Ghulam Ahmed Bhat received severe injuries. Bhat later succumbed to his injuries. “We have arrested […]

Implementation of Parnai HEP, Mediclaim Insurance Policy Approved

SRINAGAR- The State Cabinet today accorded sanction to the implementation of 37.5 MW Parnai Hydroelectric project at an estimated completion cost of Rs 640.41 crore. In supersession of Cabinet Decision No. 123/07/2010 Dated: 29-04-2010 read with Government Order No. Rev (LAJ) 91 of 2010 Dated 18-05-2012, the Cabinet accorded sanction to the payment of compensation […]

Civil Society concerned over delay in naming Srinagar Int’l Airport

SRINAGAR: Several political and social organizations have expressed serious concern over the delay in naming of the Srinagar Airport after Kashmir’s patron saint Sheikh-ul-Alam (R.A). With common people and several political and social leaders expressing their wish that the Srinagar Airport be named after Sheikh-ul-Alam, many have shown dissatisfaction over the politicization of the issue. […]

State Govt To Awards Media Persons

SRINAGAR: The Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Mr. Mubarak Gul today said that media persons will be given Press Awards this year as was being done before. He said that the practice of awarding media persons was stopped and has been started from this year and the persons who have registered outstanding performances would […]

Chief Executive LAHDC Kargil calls on CM

SRINAGAR- Chief Executive Councilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil, Asgar Karbali Thursday morning called on Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah here. He was accompanied by former Minister, Haji Nissar Khan. During the meeting Karbali discussed development of Kargil District with the Chief Minister and apprised him of the development needs of various areas. The […]

Taj for societal involvement in containing PTSDs

SRINAGAR: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Taj Mohi ud Din today stressed the need for attending to mental health needs alongside physical health, particularly in Jammu & Kashmir. In his message on the occasion of World Mental Health Day, the Minister said now that the World Health Organisation has declared mental […]

Court allows Bhat to continue to function as MD SCB

Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir High Court after modifying its interim directions, Wednesday allowed M.D. State Cooperative Bank to continue to function till further orders. A group of persons had filed a petition alleging that M.D. State Cooperative Bank was involved in embezzlement. A Single Bench headed by Justice Muzafar Hussain Attar after hearing the arguments […]

DPR for Tunnel on Mughal Road submitted to PC

SRINAGAR: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Saifullah in reply to a Calling Attention Notice by Dr. Shehnaz Ganai informed the Upper House that in order to make Mughal Road an all-weather road, State Government has forwarded the DPR for construction of a tunnel on the Mughal Road to the Planning Commission adding […]

United Dal Environment Assn Formed

SRINAGAR: Various stakeholders living and working around Dal lake Wednesday formally announced the launch of ‘UNITED DAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATION’ (UDEA). The association is an amalgam of some twenty organisations with objective of restoring the lost glory of Dal and Nigeen Lakes, environmental conservation and to uplift the  socio-economic condition of the people living around […]

HMT organizes seminar on Sheikh-ul-Alam

Srinagar: A seminar on the teachings of eminent, revered, renowned and famous Kashmiri saint Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani(RA) was organized in Government College of Education Srinagar on Thursday.  The seminar was organized by Haqani Memorial Trust (HMT) and on this occasion two books were released. Several eminent personalities, poets, clerics and people from other walks of […]