Roads, footpaths cleared from vendors: SMC

Srinagar:  Following directions from Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, authorities have started an anti-encroachment drive by clearing foot paths from the vendors. Reports said that all the vendors who had occupied footpaths and roadsides illegally with the consent of Srinagar Municipal Corporation and district administration have been forced to windup their business on the roads […]

Chairmen DDBs nominated, schedule notified

SRINAGAR: For approval of District annual plans and their implementation in right earnest for economic development and welfare of the State, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has nominated heads of District Development Boards of twenty districts except Leh and Kargil where Hill Development Councils exist. These include Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as Chairman for […]

Encroachment in Jammu

HC seeks report on Nallah Khad  Jammu: A Division Bench of State High Court Friday appointed former Revenue Secretary Sain Dass Sharma and Advocate Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed as Court Commissioners to submit a report with regard to the encroachment of a Nallah Khad situated at Santokh Vihar, Kalu Chak,  A Division Bench comprising of Chief […]

Ramzan markets to be established in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In view of ensuing Ramzan, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone convened a meeting here Friday and took stock of the arrangements being made to facilitate the people by the District Administration during the holy month. The Deputy Commissioner stressed upon the concerned departments to make availability of adequate stock of ration, atta, […]

Govt for equitable development of all regions: Mufti

  KARGIL: Stating that his Government is moving in the direction to bring in equitable and all-round development of the State, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Friday said Kargil is an unknown destination and its variety of assets will be brought into limelight to fully tap its vast potential. The Chief Minister was addressing a […]

GCET intake capacity increased

SRINAGAR: Government has ordered enhancement of intake capacity of Government College of Engineering and Technology, Jammu from the present 160 to 300. Orders to this effect were issued Friday. The enhancement of intake capacity has been made in the disciplines of Electronic and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The […]

SP college to hold Science Conference

SRINAGAR: S.P College is going to organize a 2-day National Inter-disciplinary Science Conference on “Recent Research Trends in Chemical & Environmental Sciences” to be held on August 18 and 19, 2015. The Conference is being organized by the PG Departments of Chemistry, Environmental Science along with Department of Environment & Water Management. Necessary information and […]

Silence on plight of Rohengia Muslims criminal: JaH

SRINAGAR: Jamiat Ahlihadees on Friday criticized the international community over the oppression unleashed against Rohengia muslims in Myanmar. “Our disunity and double speak has brought us to the brink of disaster,”  general secretary of Jamiat Ahlihadees Jammu Kashmir, doctor Abdul Lateef Alkindi said. While terming the atrocities being committed upon Burmese Muslims as worst form […]

Police arrests drug peddlers in Pattan

Srinagar: Police Friday claimed that two ‘notorious’ drug peddlers were arrested during a raid in Pattan town. DIG North Kashmir Gareeb Das told CNS that for a long police were looking for two infamous drug peddlers in North Kashmir. “After receiving inputs from the locals, a special police team led by SHO Pattan arrested the […]

VHAI demands end to child labour

Srinagar: Demanding an immediate end to child labour, public health advocates Friday sought an urgent action from the Union government to eradicate child labour and save the children from the exploitative practices of the bidi industry and similar hazardous occupation. In a statement issued here on the ‘World Day against Child Labour’, health advocacy group, […]

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