Dome of Hazratbal Shrine Develop Cracks; Rain Water Leaks In

Srinagar : Much to the embarrassment of the Jammu Kashmir Waqf Board, rain water is leaking from the dome of Hazratbal shrine and finding its way directly into the mosque. This is despite the fact that the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Waqf Board has spent Crores of rupees on the renovation of the same. The dome […]

Wamiq Farooq’s 7th Death Anniversary Observed

Srinagar : Separatist leaders and family members of class 7 student, Wamiq Farooq, who was killed by a teargas shell during the 2010 summer uprising in Kashmir, Tuesday paid glowing tributes to him on his 7th death anniversary that was held at Eidgah Martyrs Graveyard here. A large number of people from different walks of life, along […]

‘VLW Seeking Bribe For Toilet Construction Under Swach Bharat Mission’

Srinagar: Locals of Qamarwari Block of Srinagar city on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration accusing a Village Level Worker of fraud and corruption. The protesting residents from Takanwari, Bakshipora and Tengapora alleged that a Village Level Worker (name withheld) from Qamarwari Block demands bribe for the construction of toilets under Swach Bharat Mission. “For the […]

Coalition Regime Is Implementing Its Autocratic Rule In State: Geelani 

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairperson, Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday expressed concern over the continuous detention of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Secretary General, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai. Urging for his immediate release, the octogenarian leader said that the elderly Sehrai is suffering from multiple ailments and despite that, the present administration has curbed all his activities and do not […]

‘To Overcome Shortage Of Doctors, 4208 Posts Being Referred to Recruiting Agencies’

Srinagar : Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat on Tuesday said to overcome the shortage of doctors and para-medics in various health institutions across the State, 4208 posts are being referred to the recruiting agencies for making early selection. Moreover, to supplement the availability of manpower in various levels of health facilities in the […]

12083 Kanals Of JDA Land, 150 Kanals Of SDA Land Under Encroachment

Jammu : Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash on Tuesday told the Legislative Assembly that the authorities are making concerted efforts to retrieve encroached land of Jammu Development Authority (JDA) and Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) by holding regular anti-encroachment drives with the help of police. “A substantial portion of encroached land is […]

83 Un-Electrified Villages, 242 Habitations Being Covered Under DDUGJY: Govt

Jammu: Minister of State for Power Syed Farooq Andrabi on Tuesday informed the house that 83 un-electrified villages and 242 habitations would be electrified under DDUGJY in the state. Replying to a question by Naresh Kumar Gupta in the Upper House, the Minister said under the scheme PDD would electrify 43 villages and hamlets of […]

No New Permissions Issued For Brick Kilns In Budgam: Zulfkar

Jammu: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Tuesday said that no new permission/ licenses have been granted for Brick Kilns in district Budgam during the past three years. Replying to a question of Aga Syed Ruhullah in the House, the Minister said that illegal brick kilns have been closed in […]

Speaker Has No Authority To Expunge CM’s Remark Over Article 370: Tarigami

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yusuf Tarigami on Tuesday said the speaker of the legislative assembly was not authorised to expunge the remarks made by the chief minister on the floor of the house. Mehbooba Mufti who is also leader of the house had earlier said that those advocating scrapping of the Article […]

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