Srinagar-Qazigund stretch of highway to be completed by Sep 2017

ANANTNAG: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today said that the prestigious Srinagar-Qazigund four lane highway will be thrown open for traffic by the September of this year and it will usher in a new era of prosperity and development. The Minister was speaking to people while inspecting the work on the project. The Minister […]

Choudhary for speeding up dredging works in river Jhelum

SRINAGAR – Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today stressed upon the officers of I&FC department to gear up their men and machinery to further speed up the dredging works in river Jhelum. Minister said this during his day long tour to Baramulla and Sopore to personally monitor the ongoing dredging works […]

Dy CM for making JK self-sufficient in power

SRINAGAR:The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today directed the officers to explore the possibility of generating power keeping in view the favorable geographical conditions of JK so that   the State becomes self sufficient in power generation and the consumers get adequate supply of electricity. The Deputy Chief Minister was   addressing officers during 2nd Meeting […]

Collective Resistance Can Defeat Fascist Forces’: Malik

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik Wednesday said that the ‘fascist forces’ can be defeated by the collective resistance. Addressing a Hurriyat seminar ‘Resolution of Kashmir Dispute- Prelude to Peace, Guarantee to Stability”, the JKLF chief said, “New Delhi is following fascist ideology and there is a need to defeat […]

‘Despite Assurances, Intimidation of Kashmiri Students On’

Srinagar: Strongly condemning the harassment and threatening of three Kashmiri students by Punjab police, Hurriyat Conference (G) Wednesday said that despite assurances, intimidation and harassment of Kashmiri students continues unabated. Hurriyat (G) said in a press release that “India was no more a safe place for Kashmiri students” and alleged that they are suspected everywhere […]

Students suffer as teacher on leave for last 10 months

Kupwara: A single teacher is teaching around 45 students in a government primary school in a Kupwara village as another teacher appointed through Prime Minister’s Special Package for Kashmiri migrants has not attended to her duties from the last 10 months, despite drawing regular monthly salary.   The Primary School Khabanrad Zangli area in Kupwara […]

Sufi conclave at Baba Shakurudin shrine

Srinagar: A Sufi conference on ‘Aiteqaad’ was Wednesday organized at the hilltop shrine of Hazrat Baba Shakurudin in Sopore in which a large number of Sufi writers, poets and Darood Khawans besides prominent personalities participated. Addressing the function, Khawaja Farooq Renzushah said that “our great Buzurgan-e-Deen have always prayed and blessed Kashmir for protection, its […]

Anti-Wakf Protests Near Baba Reshi Shrine

Tangmarg: The shrine of Baba Reshi named after the Sufi saint Baba Payamuddin Reshi in North Kashmir that tops the revenue generation list for the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board with Rs 2.74 crore in the last financial year is in shambles and badly deserves the attention of the Board. “There are dirty washrooms, […]

Srinagar Gets First Semi-Mechanised Car Parking Facility

SRINAGAR: Coming as a relief to the commuters and vehicle owners moving through the busy Lal Chowk area of Srinagar city, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti inaugurated a semi mechanized car parking facility at the old KMD stand on the M. A. Road here today. The car parking facility would be first of its kind in […]

Super Bazaar at Lal Chowk to Get Facelift

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Cooperatives and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, today visited Cooperative Super Bazaar at Lal Chowk Srinagar to take stock of its functioning. Secretary Cooperative Department, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Managing Director State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) and other officers of Cooperative Department and SRTC accompanied the […]