Div Com reviews snow clearance preparedness

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Friday called an emergency meeting of all the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir to review arrangements put in place regarding snow clearance besides to ensure availability of basic amenities to people in view of forecast of heavy snowfall in the state. The Divisional Commissioner directed all the Deputy […]

Dastgeer Sahab (RA) urs concluded

SRINAGAR:  The annual Urs in the memory of Sufi Saint Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani (RA) concluded on Friday while thousands of devotees amid rains offered congregational Friday prayers at Khanyar Srinagar. Shortly after the Friday prayers the holy relics belonged to Dastgeer Sahab (RA) were exhibited to the devotees. Hazrat Shiekh Syed Abdul […]

Wamiq Farooq’s family awaits justice

SRINAGAR: Family of 7th class students, Wamiq Farooq who was hit by a police teargas shell on his head during the 2010 mass unrest in Kashmir Friday paid glowing tributes to their son and said that the congregational Fateha Khawani on his 6th death anniversary will be held on Sunday at Eidgah. Wamiq’s father, Farooq […]

SMC and R&B officials in vigilance net

SRINAGAR:  Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) Friday registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act against some officials of Srinagar Municipal Corporation and Roads and Building Department into the allegations that one Zahoor Ahmad of Bemina under the patronage of officials of SMC has started a construction on a piece of land at Nawab Bazar Srinagar […]

Dal Dwellers seek rehabilitation at Chandpora

SRINAGAR:  The Dal dwellers who boycotted a meeting called by authorities on Friday demanded that they should be rehabilitated at Chandpora Harwan. “Rakh Aarth colony is not fit for living as it lacks basic amenities. We request the Governor of the State to allot Chandpora land for our rehabilitation,” the Dal dwellers said while staging […]

Spiritual leaders showed us the way of life, struggle for honor,divinity: Malik

SRINAGAR: Our peers, saints, spiritual leaders showed us the way of life. They taught us to struggle for honor and dignity of humans. Islam and Muslims can still lead the world by following the footsteps of these great people. International community instead of trying to restrain and manage conflicts should strive to resolve these, so […]

Governor reviews preparedness to tackle H1N1 flu in the State

JAMMU: In view of some suspected cases of H1N1 Influenza having been reported from certain areas of the State, the Governor N.N. Vohra today reviewed the preparedness of the Health and Medical Education Department to deal with any arising problem. The Governor was informed that: a Control Room has been established in the Directorates of […]

Guv reviews preparedness for implementing NFSA

Jammu: Governor N.N. Vohra, in a meeting Friday reviewed the preparedness level for implementation of the NFSA in the State from February 2016.  Vohra directed Chief Secretary to ensure that, in accordance with the decision already taken by the erstwhile government, the NFSA is implemented in the State w.e.f. February 2016.  The meeting was attended […]

Garbage piling: Citizens flay SMC after NGT rap

SRINAGAR: A day after National Green Tribunal (NGT) slammed Srinagar Municipal Corporation for failing to dispose of garbage in the city, citizens criticised the municipal body for making the summer capital stink. President of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Mushtaq Ahmad Wani blamed the SMC for poor sanitary conditions in the city. “SMC […]

Shutdown & Clashes in Anantnag

ANANTNAG:  Amid clashes and procession South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Friday observed a complete shutdown to mourn the death of a local militant Mushtaq Ahmed who was killed in a gun fight with Forces at Kalhar Kokarnag area on January 26. Eyewitnesses told media that all the shops and other business establishments remained shut in the […]

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