Issue not of resources, but capacity to spend: Mufti

DDB Meetings of Pulwama, Shopian Held ; Constitutes Nodal Committees in each dist to monitor progress of vital schemes PULWAMA, JUNE 25, 2015 – Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today constituted district-level Nodal Committees to monitor sector-wise progress of vital schemes integrated into the newly-introduced Capital Expenditure Plans. He said with developmental spending hiked this year, there […]

Raised water level in Jhelum

Sukhnandan inspects various areas of Sgr city  SRINAGAR, JUNE 25: Minister for Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sukhnandan Kumar Choudhary, Thursday afternoon inspected various areas of Srinagar city including Zero Bridge, Rajbagh, Kursoo and Silk Factory Road and took stock of the situation arisen due to rising water level in river Jhelum. While […]

Baba Chamliyal Mela attracts devotees from Pakistan

Jammu: The annual festival of Sufi saint Baba Chamliyal was celebrated on Thursday, with devotees from Pakistan also paying obeisance at the shrine in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. In Saidanwali village on the Pakistan side, people waited for the sacred ‘sharbat’ and ‘shakkar’ from the dargah of Baba Chamliyal in Chamliyal village in […]

200 kanals waterlogged, people seek dewatering

Srinagar: The ‘inability’ of the government to dewater a large chunk of waterlogged saffron and paddy land Thursday sparked a protest at Balhama Srinagar even as the protesters blocked the road causing disruption of vehicular movement for hours. The protesters from three localities of Balhama alleged that they are unable to use their arable land […]

National Lok Adalat to be held on July 11 at Sgr

SRINAGAR, JUNE 25: The District Legal Services Authority, Srinagar is organizing National Lok Adalat at District Court Complex Sanat Ghar Bemina Srinagar on July 11, 2015 pertaining to matters/cases related to Electricity, Water, Telephone and Public Utility disputes. The litigants who are interested to settle their disputes amicably in the proposed National Lok Adalat are […]

Nawa Kadal landline dead for 2 months

Srinagar: For the past two months the landlines of many subscribers in Khanqah-e-Sokhta, Nawa Kadal area of old Srinagar city are dead while the BSNL continues to charge rent. A delegation of residents from the locality said that their landlines have been dead for two months and that despite repeated reminders the authorities have failed […]

Traders allege bungling in relief distribution

Say scandal will get expose once the probe is conducted Srinagar: Scores of traders of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday staged demonstrations in this capital city against the alleged bungling in the distribution of relief among the flood hit victims by the government. The traders of Baghat Kanipora, Aribagh, Shankerpora, Khos Bagh, Wanabal and […]

Youth arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police today said that it have arrested a person along with a grenade from Nowgam area of Srinagar city outskirts. A police official told GNS that acting on a specific information, Special Operation Group (SOG) of police raided at Nowgam area last evening and apprehended a person identified as Javid Ahmad Rather son of […]

Malik greaved over demise of Praful Bidwai

Srinagar : Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of veteran journalist, columnist Praful Bidwaie who passed away last night. Addressing a condolence meeting of JKLF in this regard, Yasin  Malik described Praful Bidwai as a true journalist who never took sides with […]


Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has accorded sanction to the engagement of more than 350 persons as Tourist Assistance Group (TAG) with the state authorities making it a joint venture of Police and Tourism department.  Sources informed that the monthly wages of such persons who have been engaged on casual basis has been finalised […]

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