IT Secretary reviews progress of work on Energy Bhawan at Bemina

SRINAGAR, MAY 05: The Secretary, Science & Technology and Information Technology departments today visited Energy Bhawan coming up at Bemina, Srinagar. The Energy Bhawan is under construction and would house the officers of J&K Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) and J&K State Council for Science and Technology. The Secretary was informed that project is being constructed […]

LAWDA launches demolition drive

30 illegal constructions removed around Dal Lake SRINAGAR, MAY 05: Continuing its demolition drive against encroachments, the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) in coordination with Muslim Waqf Board, Hazratbal carried out a successful encroachment removal drive in Hazratbal area today. During the drive, 30 illegal kiosks/constructions were demolished near Asar-e-Sharief, Hazratbal by the Enforcement […]

Police to regulate old city traffic

Srinagar: To streamline flow of traffic in old city, Traffic police Srinagar has deployed personnel at all the important locations like Hawal, Gojwara, Nowhata, Rajouri Kadal, Bohri Kadal, Khanyar, Ikhwan Chowk, Sekidafar and SMHS Crossing. SSP Traffic Srinagar Haseeb-ur-Rehman said for the smooth flow of traffic and to provide relief to commuters who have been […]

Kashmiri Trader Murdered in Gujarat

Anantnag:  A man from Jammu and Kashmir was allegedly murdered by unidentified men in Gujarat, reports said on Tuesday.  Mushtaq Ahmad Khanday son of Ali Mohammad Khanday of Hugama Sirgufara Anantnag who was doing Kashmiri shawl business since last one month was found dead in his room on Monday evening. His family members and relatives […]

Bovine will take test: Owner

Cow issued admit card to write entrance exam Srinagar: A Jammu and Kashmir, Budgam, resident who managed to get Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination hall ticket for his brown cow to write a professional entrance examination, said he is determined to take the bovine to write the papers. “You are invited. It […]

77 HR cases against Army

NEW DELHI: A total of 77 complaints of custodial killings, rape, torture and enforced disappearances against Army personnel has been received by the Army Headquarters here since 2012, with the maximum from Assam, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. While 38 complaints have come from Assam, the second highest is Jammu and Kashmir with 19 […]

Minister suspends two officials

Srinagar:  A senior officer of the rural development department and District Panchayat Officer were placed under suspension on the directions of the Minister for remaining absent from duty in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Official sources said that the minister of rural development department and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq Khan paid a surprise visit to block […]

Probe killing of Zakura man

Srinagar: Expressing his deep sorrow and grief over the mysterious killing of the Abdul Ahad Dar from Zakoora, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani demanded impartial investigation into this killing. In a statement he said killing of innocent person in mysterious conditions is a serious crime against the humanity and this kind of act […]

Have Patience, We’ll Get Governance Right: Mufti

‘Game for political dissent but some positions unacceptable’ Srinagar: Defending once again his battle of ideas policy JK Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed today said that his government will continue to provide space for the political dissent in the state but maintained there was a redline that will not be allowed to be crossed.  “My government […]

Traders observe Kashmir bandh

Cong protests ‘unholy alliance’ Srinagar: Shops and business establishments in the heart of the city remained shut today as traders went on a protest against the government over its alleged failure to rehabilitate the merchants affected by last year’s floods. “Shops in and around the commercial hub of Lal Chowk were shut, while similar reports […]