Issues of water-logging, clogging of drains to be addressed soon: Dy CM

SRINAGAR- The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said the Government would put in place a comprehensive mechanism to address issues of water-logging and other situations associated with incessant rains. He said state of art equipment and machinery would be put in place to deal with such situations effectively. The Deputy Chief Minister was […]

Lok Adalats in Anantnag, Bijbehara on July 11

SRINAGAR:     District Legal Service Authority Anantnag is organizing National Lok Adalat on July 11, 2015 at ADR Centre District Court Complex Anantnag in which cases pertaining to Electricity, Water and Telephone shall be taken up for amicable settlement. All the Judicial Officers of District Court Anantnag are requested to identify the above mentioned […]

Sham-e-Ghazal, Shesh Rang arrangements finalized

SRINAGAR, JUNE 30: For promotion of cultural heritage in Kashmiri language, the arrangements for conducting of Shami Gazal and Shesh Rang which will be conducted on July 30, 2015 and August 30, 2015 respectively have been finalized in an officers meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Samoon. The […]

Woman commits suicide in Anantnag

Srinagar-A woman committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at her home in Anantnag. A lady (name with held) and resident of Kokernag, Anantnag consumed some poisonous substance at her home. She was shifted to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar where she breathed her last. After completing all medico-legal formalities police handed over the body of deceased […]

Sadhu found dead in Samba

Jammu:  Body of a Sadhu was recovered from the railway road in Vijaypur belt of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir here, police said today. On receiving information from the locals, police recovered the body from railway road last evening, they added. After the post-mortem, the body has been kept in Public Heath Centre Ramgarh […]

Chinese media see international bank as diplomatic coup

Beijing (AFP) – The creation of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a bigger coup for Beijing than its hosting of the 2008 Olympics, state-run media said Tuesday after 50 countries signed its legal framework. China was spurred to create the AIIB after “unfair treatment” by Washington-led institutions, the Global Times said in an […]

SMC Magistrate Inspects Food Outlets in City

Seals shop, Ice-cream factory SRINAGAR: A team led by Municipal Magistrate, Srinagar Mr. Khurshid-ul-Islam along with Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Srinagar, Mr. Hilal Ahmad and other Food Safety officers today inspected various food establishments in the city particularly in and around Parimpora Fruit Mandi. During the inspection one of the shopkeepers was found selling a […]

Vodafone launches ‘Mobile for Good Awards 2015’ Muntazir Yaseen

Srinagar: Vodafone Foundation today, launched the fifth edition of their flagship initiative ‘Mobile for Good Awards 2015’, in partnership with NASSCOM Foundation, through the NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum. The Awards recognize and support emerging talent and innovative mobile solutions from NGOs and ‘For profit’ enterprises that facilitate community empowerment and inclusive growth. This year, 11 […]

HDFC Bank launches 30-minute auto, 15-minute 2-wheeler loan

Srinagar: HDFC Bank has launched an auto loan that is disbursed in just 30 minutes using biometric technology.  The 30-minute auto loan is available for HDFC Bank customers, as well as others. With this technology-enabled solution, loans for two-wheelers can also be approved within 15 minutes. With this launch, any person wishing to avail of […]

Iran, US hold nuclear talks on deadline day

Vienna: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry resumed crucial talks in Vienna as a self-imposed deadline for a deal was to expire in by nightfall Tuesday. The top Iranian and US diplomats held closed-door talks at Palais Coburg Hotel in the Austrian capital on Tuesday. Speaking after his […]