Fumes From SMC Burning Expired Medicines Engulf City Areas

SRINAGAR: In a major threat to public health, toxic smoke engulfs parts of the city here, as Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) openly burns expired medicines in densely populated areas of the city.For the past several months, it has become a routine for the SMC sanitation staff to burn heaps of medicines along with garbage on the […]

DAK Condemns Thrashing Of Doctor By Police

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Thursday strongly condemned thrashing and detaining of an on-duty doctor by police at Sub District hospital Damhal Hanjipora of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Expressing outrage, President DAK Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan in a statement said that this kind of brutality by police on a doctor who was discharging his professional duties is unacceptable.Men […]

Anantnag attack: 6 more held for questioning in Kulgam

Srinagar: Police have detained six more youths in connection with the questioning of Anantnag militant attack that left two cops including an officer dead last week.Official sources told news agency GNS that Special Operation Group (SOG) of police have detained Aqib Sofi, son of Abdul Rashid Sofi, Arif Sofi, son of Fayaz Ahmad Sofi, Shafat […]

BJP Protests Burhan’s Warning Against Sainik, Pandit Colonies

Srinagar: The recent warning of attacks on Sainik and separate Pandit colonies by Hizbul Mujahideen’s South Kashmir-based commander, Burhan Wani, echoed in the Legislative Council of J&K Legislature as ruling BJP staged protest against the militant commander and demanded statement from the Government.The BJP MLCs while holding copy of a newspaper staged protest in the […]

Boatman Drowns Saving Tourists

SRINAGAR: Ghulam Mohammad Guroo, a 55-year-old Kashmiri boatman, saved three tourists after his boat capsized in the Jhelum river in Srinagar on Thursday. However, the heroic boatman drowned after he was reportedly forced to go back into the river by the rescued tourists to retrieve a bag. What’s even worse — the tourists apparently didn’t […]

Ration Cards To Be Issued Soon

Srinagar: The Government will start the process of issuance of new Ration Cards to consumers from 19 of this month.This was revealed by Minister for CA&PD Zulfikar Ali while chairing a review meeting convened  here today to review the functioning of the department and preparation made for issuance ofNew ration cards to the consumers.The Minister […]

Govt taking major initiatives to boost industrial activity in JK: Dy CM

SRINAGAR: – Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh has said the government has undertaken several measures to boost the industrial scenario in the state. He said greater industrial activity would result in uplift of economy besides creation of job opportunities for the local youth. The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with a deputation of Association […]

Govt focusing on industrial development of all regions of State: Chander Prakash

Srinagar: – Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash today, replying to a question of Ghulam Nabi Monga, informed the House that the New Industrial Policy envisages industrial growth and development of all the regions of the State with focus on employment generation. The Minister informed that the objectives of New Industrial Policy is to […]

‘Loan scheme for micro enterprises to be made functional soon’

Srinagar:- Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash today, replying to  a question of Surinder Mohan Ambardar, informed that the new scheme ‘Term Loan Scheme for Micro Enterprises’ for the benefit of the youth belonging to non-Minority population, who are not being covered under existing schemes of Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, will be launched […]

India beats Japan to become world’s 3rd largest oil consumer

NEW DELHI:- India has surpassed Japan to become the world’s third-largest oil consumer, with its oil demand galloping 8.1% in 2015, according to BP Statistical Review of World Energy. With demand of 4.1 million barrels per day, India is the third-largest consumer behind US (19.39 million bpd) and China (11.96 million bpd). India accounted for […]

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