Parliamentary Panel on Water Resources in Srinagar

Panel to review flood management, forecasting scenario SRINAGAR: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources headed by Mr Hukum Singh, MP arrived here today on a 3-day visit to Kashmir to assess the issues concerning flood management and relief & rehabilitation. During its stay in Kashmir, the members of the Parliamentary Panel would review the […]

Edu campuses need to become hubs of placement for our talented youth: Mufti

Land, construction-related issues of Cent’l Univ at Gbl to be sorted out soon SRINAGAR – Describing present age as the ‘Age of Knowledge and Excellence’, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today urged upon the institutes of higher learning to improve quality and become centres of placement where big and reputed firms from country and abroad […]

Valiant Youth Rescues Woman from Drowning

SRINAGAR:An unidentified woman Monday jumped into Jhelum from Budshah Bridge Srinagar, but was rescued by valiant efforts of a youth. Incident happened on Monday evening when a woman appeared on the bridge and jumped into the Jhelum much to the surprise of passers-by. Upon seeing her jumping, a youth too jumped and swam his way […]

Minister Asks DC Budgam to Shift Overstaying Officials

SRINAGAR: Reiterating the resolve of the Government to provide clean and accountable administration to the people, Minister for Revenue, Javed Mustafa Mir has said that no corrupt official will be tolerated in the administration. He asked the Deputy Commissioner Budgam to shuffle all over staying ministerial staff working in various offices of the district and […]

Vohra undertakes aerial recce of Yatra routes

Srinagar: Governor N N Vohra, Chairman, alongwith Mr. P.K. Tripathi, CEO, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, conducted an aerial survey of the entire Shri Amarnathji Yatra area, along both the routes. He travelled along the Baltal-Domel-Sangam-Panjtarni-Sheshnag-Chandanwari-Pahalgam axis to gain a first hand view of the existing snow accumulation levels. As of now, the Yatra Camp sites […]

CSC on new recruitment policy meets

SRINAGAR: Cabinet Sub Committee (CSC) constituted to discuss the new recruitment policy today met under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh. The meeting was attended by the Minister for Health and Medical Education, Ch. Lal Singh, Minister for Forest and Social Welfare, Mr. Bali Bhagat Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary […]

Samoon takes stock of difficulties of Dal dwellers,

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today convened a meeting of concerned officers to discuss the difficulties being faced by the people living within the jurisdiction of LAWDA while carrying out constructional activities. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Vice Chairman LAWDA, Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation, besides officers of Police, […]

Fotedar Enemy of Kashmiris: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Monday, while strongly reacting to the wild remarks of Congress Leader Makhan Fotedar, expressed disappointment at Congress party’s opposition to the revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the State. Terming Congress Leader Makhan Fotedar as a traditional, chronically communal enemy of the people of Kashmir, NC Spokesperson […]

Case Filed Against Career Counselling Cell

Srinagar: Srinagar police has booked the proprietor of a Career Counselling Cell for duping a student on the pretext of securing admission in Medical College. Srinagar police registered a cheating case FIR No. 76/2015 against Ms Saba Shafi proprietor of M/S Abdaal Career Counseling Cell, Baghat Chowk,  Srinagar. Giving details the authorities stated that the […]

CS reviews land allotment for IIMC Jammu

SRINAGAR: The Monitoring Committee for setting up of IIMC campus at Jammu headed by Chief Secretary, Mr. Iqbal Khandey on Monday discussed the issues related to the allotment of land for establishing a permanent campus at Jammu. The Chief Secretary asked the Higher Education Department to work out in consultation with the Law Department, the […]