First batch of Hajj pilgrims to reach Srinagar on Sep 7

Srinagar—With the first batch of pilgrims scheduled to return from Saudi Arabia on September 07 after performing Hajj, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a high level meeting to review the arrangements being made for providing required facilities to Hajjis. Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, IG Traffic, DIG Central, RTO […]

LMD seizes Imported Chocolates for Violating Labeling Norms

Srinagar—The field executives of Legal Metrology department under the supervision of Deputy Controller (Enforcement) Kashmir booked a departmental store at Karan Nagar for selling the imported chocolates, biscuits etc. without the mandatory declaration of MRP and trade name of Importer. Under Legal Metrology laws, every packed product should carry the mandatory declarations including MRP and […]

No Ban on Pvt Practice by Doctors Till Medical Officers Level: Govt

Srinagar—Days after the government formed a committee to implement ban on private practice by the doctors, the health and medical education minister said that the ban does not cover doctors till the level of Medical Officers. Bali Bhagat, the minister for health and medical education, made it clear that the ban is imposed for private […]

No Hindrance in Traffic on Kargil-Leh Road: Govt

Kargil—All the vehicles with state permit shall be allowed to ply on Jammu-Manali National Highway via-Leh and Kargil districts without any hindrance, and no traffic movement shall be affected on the Kargil-Leh road by the taxi unions of both the districts. It was decided at a joint meeting of officers which was held today at […]

Admin Establishes Grievance Cell at Anantnag

Anantnag—In order to ensure quick disposal of public grievances and to provide a single window mechanism for registering complaints with regard to essential services in the district, the Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, . Mohammad Younis Malik today established a dedicated Public Grievance Cell in the DC Office Complex. The concerned officials have been assigned the duty […]

Mehbooba greets people on Eid

Srinagar—Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. In her message on the occasion, the Chief Minister prayed the blessed festival further inculcates the values of selfless service, piety and care about others among us. She said the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) which embodies these values […]

Airlines Slammed For Fare Hike

Srinagar—The airfare between New Delhi and Srinagar on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha has skyrocketed as passengers accuse private airlines of having a field day. Many passengers planning to travel home from New Delhi and other destinations for celebrating Eid with families said that the flight operators have arbitrarily increased the fare to Srinagar. “I had […]