Governor reviews progress of Super Specialty Hospital

Jammu: Governor N.N. Vohra, who is Chairman of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board yesterday, visited the 230 bedded Super Speciality Hospital, costing about Rs. 300 crore, which is being established by the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at Kakryal. Accompanied by Shri A.K. Sahu, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board and […]

Valley to be free from Open Defecation soon: Div Com

SRINAGAR:  Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Asgar Hassan Samoon Monday said that Kashmir valley will soon be open defecation free and measures are being taken to meet the target at the earliest.   Samoon said this while chairing a meeting convened to review the preventive measures being taken to check Jaundice in Chekiwangund village in Kulgam district. […]

DDC for cent percent AADHAR registrations till March 31st

BARAMULLA: Impressing upon the concerned officers to speed up the process of AADHAR registration in the district, District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Yasha Mudgal today directed to ensure that the process of AADHAR registration is completed till 31st March in the district. During a meeting held today the DDC issued strict directions the Tehsildars to formulate […]

LAHDC Kargil delegation calls on Governor ,Submits memoranda of various demands

 JAMMU: A delegation of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)-Kargil called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Civil Secretariat here today and submitted memoranda highlighting various demands and issues of the people of Kargil district. Mr. B.R. Sharma, Chief Secretary and Mr. B.B. Vyas, Financial Commissioner Planning and Development; were present in the meeting. The […]

State Government for uniform increase in SPOs’ remuneration

JAMMU: On the directions of Governor N.N. Vohra, the State Home Department has, in a letter addressed to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, requested the Central Government to sanction uniform enhancement of monthly honorarium of all Special Police Officers (SPOs) from Rs 3000 to Rs 6000 w.e.f 1-1-16. The State Government has pointed out […]

DC inspects ongoing developmental works in Nowgam, Lasjan

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone today visited Nowgam and Lasjan areas of the city, and inspected the ongoing works of 1400 feet long Charipora to Nowgam-Padshahibagh link road, Charipora-Harinambal and Natipora roads.  The DC was informed that these roads are being constructed under MGNERGA by Rural Development Department at a cost of […]

March 1, 1990:Twin massacres in Srinagar leave 47 dead

Srinagar: In order to halt massive pro-freedom demonstrations by the people in Kashmir, who were to submit a memorandum to United Nations Military Observers Group on India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), Indian army opened fire at Zakoora crossing and Tengpora bypass in Srinagar, killing 26 and 21peaceful  demonstrators, respectively. The killings occurred on the fateful day […]

20 structures demolished from waterways canal

Srinagar: Continuing its anti-encroachment drive, the Enforcement wing of the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) Monday demolished 20 illegal structures in Jogi Lankar and Tangbagh area of Rainwari Srinagar. Tehsildar Khanyar Abdul Rashid Bhat supervised the demolition drive. Bhat told CNS that the demolition drive will continue with full vigor to remove all the […]

Muslim Officials Facing Systematic Disappearance in Bureaucracy: KEA

Srinagar:The Kashmir Economic Alliance led by Haji Mohammed Yasin Khan Sunday expressed serious concern over the “systematic disappearance” of the Muslim officials from the corridors of power in the Civil Secretariat. In a statement, Khan said, “as a part of some anti-Muslim conspiracy, as is prevalent across India, the Muslims are being subjected to discrimination […]

Here’s Good News for Students: All Play, No Work in First Week

As schools across valley are scheduled to reopen on March 1 after a long winter break, the Directorate of School Education has announced that the first week will be celebrated in schools in a student-friendly manner. While announcing this, Director Education, Dr Shah Faesal said that the first week will be utilized in a different […]