Jeelani assumes charge, reviews Info functioning

JAMMU: The newly posted Director Information, Mr. Tasaduq Jeelani assumed the charge of Director Information. Immediately after assuming charge, he held a meeting of subordinate officers and reviewed the functioning of the Department. He impressed upon the officers to work with renewed zeal and highlight the achievements and programmes of the Government so that the […]

Generation of 9000 MWs of power within next 6 to 7 years: Tanvir

Srinagar: Lauding the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his visionary initiatives to make the state self reliant in the power sector, his political secretary Tanvir Sadiq on thursday while meeting with a delegation of prominent citizens who called on him said  “Omar’s dream is the dream of people of the State to relish 24 hour […]

Highway closed for 3rd day: Essential commodities becoming scarce

SRINAGAR:  Due to continuous blockade of Srinagar-Jammu Highway, essential commodities in Kashmir valley have become scarce while hoarders are making quick bucks taking advantage of the situation. Reports said that people are finding it hard to get essential commodities like milk, chicken, cooking gas, kerosene, fresh vegetables at fixed rates as prices have touched to […]

Few inches of snowfall crumbled the govt: PDP

SRINAGAR: Castigating the government for its insensitiveness and inefficiency in tackling the snow aftermath situation in the Valley, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday said the present snowfall has exposed the governance failure and administrative mismanagement in the state. In a press conference, the party’s senior leader and former Finance Minister, Tariq Hameed Karra along […]

Kashmiri Author’s Book in Forbes List

SRINAGAR: Much in advance of publication, Shahnaz Bashir’s debut novel ‘The Half Mother’ has been included in the Year-­end special issue of Frobes magazine (Dec 31, 2013 to Jan 10, 2014) as one of the sixteen books to watch out and pre-­?order in year 2014. “A debutante author goes beyond the headlines for the other […]

Kashmir innovator develops ‘aroma transmitting device’

SRINAGAR:  Believe it or not! Now you can transfer Smell (Aroma) to anywhere in the Globe. A Kashmiri youth from Srinagar’s Molvi Stop Lal Bazar area has developed an Aroma Transfer Device. This is the 5th consecutive innovation of Kashmir youth Engineer Mirza Muhammad Idrees-ul-Haq Beigh who is just 26 years old. In June 2005, […]

Omar asks DDCs to concentrate on public needs

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah who is here to monitor the restoration of important public services hit by heavy snowfall in the Valley, Thursday reviewed the pace on progress of restoration operation of affected services in South Kashmir which witnessed heaviest snowfall. In a video conference with the District Development Commissioners and senior officers of […]

Babus asked not to leave offices without permission

JAMMU: The government has enjoined upon all Deputy Commissioners, District Superintendents of Police not to leave the Headquarters without prior permission of the designated authority. In fresh instructions,   the General Administration Department, while referring to the previous circular instructions and the latest one issued under Circular No. 17 GAD of 2013 dated 20.08.2013, has […]

Snow Will Help Prevent Infiltration: Police

Baramulla: Deputy Inspector General North Kashmir Thursday said that heavy snowfall along Line of Control has come as a great breather to security agencies as the possibility of infiltration has diminished to a great extent. DIG North Kashmir J.P.Singh told CNS that due to heavy snowfall there are no chances of infiltration along Gurez, Keran, […]

Air traffic restored, highway shut for second day

Police rescue 24 persons from Kulgam district SRINAGAR: The Jammu-Srinagar highway, which serves as tenuous lifeline to Kashmir valley,  remained closed for the second day today, while the airlines resumed operations, even as fresh snowfall was reported from many areas of the Valley on Wednesday. Official sources said that 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed […]