254667 quintal rations distributed

SRINAGAR: According to the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the National Food Security Act (NFSA) is in full swing in the entire valley. Against an allocation of 370473 quintals, 254667 quintals stand distributed among various categories. A population of 4206558 souls are covered in priority category receiving food grains at Rs. 3 per kg against the earlier […]

Detention of youth in Kunzar: Will be released after counseling: Police

Tangmarg: Regarding Kunzar Tangmarg incident, Police Thursday clarified the except few youth all have been released. SSP Baramulla told CNS that some youth had been picked up for questioning. Some of them were released while few youth who are still with police will be released after proper counseling so that in future they don’t indulge […]

DIC Bandipora organises Mehfil-e-Mushahira

BANDIPORA: District Information Centre Bandipora in collaboration with Literary Forum Bandipora organised a Mehfil-e-Mushahira at Bandipora today. Renowned poet and the president of the Forum Mubashir Nazki presided over the Mushahira while as Prof. Ismail and Mansoor Muntazir were also present on the occasion. Many local poets also took part in the Mushaira and enthralled […]

Sale of conifer plants for public inaugurated in Baramulla

Baramulla: Sale of conifer plants was Thursday inaugurated at forest campus Baramulla.  The chief guest of the function was the Pr. District and session judge Baramulla, Syed Tauqeer Ahmad.  Programme started with ribbon cutting by Pr. district and session judge Baramulla. About 1000 conifer plants have been kept for public sale at three forest sale […]

Traffic Police intensifies drive against violators

SRINAGAR: Continuous drive against traffic violators involved in visible offences viz., without wearing crash helmet, double pillion, without wearing seat belts, overloading, use of mobile phone besides streamlining traffic in Srinagar City. The Traffic department has challaned 687 vehicles and seized 62 two-wheelers in the city. The Cops also educated and counselled, the Motor-cyclists/riders at […]

Several delegations call on Div Com

SRINAGAR:  Several delegations from different parts of the valley Thursday called on Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon and put forth their issues before him. The delegations apprised the Divisional Commissioner about the problems confronting them including scarcity of drinking water, erratic and unscheduled power supply, delay in disbursement of relief for flood affected […]

“Children of Conflict Torn Kashmir” to screen at UN next week: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Mirwaiz led Hurriyat Thursday while screening the documentary “Children of Conflict Torn Kashmir” at APHC headquarters in Rajbagh, Srinagar announced that the documentary will be screened next week at United Nations. The documentary screening was Wednesday “stopped” by the administration when it was scheduled to be held in a local hotel here. The documentary […]

Follow SOP for providing safe drinking water; Ganai to PHE Deptt

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Mr Khurshid Ganai has asked the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department to follow Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in ensuring clean and safe drinking waterto the people. Chairing a high level review meeting of PHE officials at Circuit House here the other day, the Advisor said engineers and field staff must adhere […]

Promotion in GMC Srinagar

Srinagar: Health and Medical Education Department today accorded sanction to the promotion of faculty members of Government Medical College, Srinagar as I/c Professors / I/c Associate professors in various disciplines. Faculty members who have been promoted include Dr. Rizwana Habib Kanth promoted as I/c Professor in Obsts & Gynae. Dr. Rakesh Kumar Koul, Dr. Badri […]

World Wildlife Day:Dachigam National park staff pledges to save Hangul

  SRINAGAR: On the occasion of World Wildlife Day the field staff of the Dachigam National Park, Srinagar resolved to work dedicatedly for the protection of the National Park, the treasure house of myriad unique floral and faunal species. In a simple and impressive gathering at Nature Interpretation Centre, Dachigam, the current scenario relating to […]

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