Srinagar MLAs pitch for inclusion in Master Plan drafting

Srinagar: The Lower House Tuesday witnessed commotion over the issue of Master Plan for Srinagar city as the legislators cutting across party lines cornered the government for no including them in drafting the plan. PDP legislators Altaf Bukhari, Muhammad Ashraf Mir, Javaid Mir and NC legislators Ali Muhammad Sagar and Shamima Firdous criticised the government […]

Srinagar Master Plan to be in public domain soon: Dy CM

Srinagar: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that comprehensive Srinagar Master Plan (SMP) would be in public domain soon. Intervening during the Question Hour, the Deputy Chief Minister informed the House that 85 per cent work of the Srinagar Master Plan has been completed, adding that in this regard the elected representatives would […]

DC Sgr reviews implementation of NFSA

SRINAGAR: For the implementation of National Food Security Act, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar today convened a meeting with Assistant Directors (North/South) of CAPD and all Teshil Supply Officers (TSOs). Besides ADC Srinagar, the meeting was also attended by the concerned officers of allied department. The meeting was informed that door to door survey in accordance with […]

Political meddling in transfer of doctors reason for healthcare mess: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today expressed anguish over political interference in transfers and postings of doctors which is responsible for healthcare mess.  Describing it as the biggest issue plaguing the health sector President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan said political meddling has ruined the health department which is in complete shambles. “This was admitted […]

Asiea reviews functioning of ICDS

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Housing & Urban Development Department, Ms. Asiea Naqash today convened a meeting of officers to review the functioning of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) and implementation of various projects under the scheme. The meeting was attended by Mission Director, ICDS, Joint Director, ICDS, Deputy […]

South Africa to play their first day-night Test this year

CAPE TOWN: Cricket South Africa (CSA) have overcome their initial hesitancy and confirmed on Wednesday that the third and final test of the tour of Australia will be a day-night fixture at Adelaide Oval starting on Nov. 24. The Proteas had been reluctant to be involved in a day-night match having never played with a […]

Kashmiri Sikhs aggrieved over govt’s apathy towards Hockey

Srinagar, June 8: The Kashmir Sikhs, mostly youth, are up in arms against the government for “deceiving them” over construction of Astroturf for hockey, the game which has been all times favorite with the community. Their years of hope have finally been dashed by response to RTI wherein the government confirmed that officially there was […]

IUST Inter-Department Cricket Tourney:MCA win tournament opener

SRINAGAR: Department of Computer Science (MCA) Wednesday won the inaugural match of  Islamic University of Science & Technology Inter-Departmental Cricket Tourney played at the varsity ground, a handout issued by the organisers said.  In a lopsided affair, MCA thumped their opponents Department of Electrical Engineering by eight wickets. The tournament is being organised by Directorate […]

CM for transforming dynamics of JK’s horticulture sector

Srinagar:- Flagging agriculture, horticulture and floriculture among the key economic sectors for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today said the State Government is working through multifaceted strategy to change the dynamics of these crucial sectors for better production and returns. “While various interventions are being made by the Government to ensure quality […]

Agriculture craving for Govt. attention: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar: – Participating in the debate on grants of Agriculture sector in State Legislative Assembly, former Minister and MLA Amirakadal, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Wednesday said the government must focus on the agriculture as this sector has the potential to make the state economically self-sufficient. “Unfortunately the agriculture sector is craving for the attention it […]

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