Govt to Sensitize Street Food Vendors About Hygiene

SRINAGAR — In order to sensitize street food vendors with regard to health, hygiene, food handling, food safety, personal hygiene, cart hygiene, cleaning and chemicals, pest control, garbage disposal and entrepreneurship, a meeting was chaired by Commissioner, Food Safety, Dr Abdul Kabir Dar, in which among other officers, Manager, Corporate Affairs, Nestle India Harvinder Singh […]

No Helmet, No Fuel for City Bikers: DM

SRINAGAR — District Magistrate Srinagar, on Wednesday, directed all petrol pump dealers operating in Srinagar to provide fuel to only those who drive with a helmet on two-wheelers. The order issued from the office of the District Magistrate Srinagar reads “Now therefore in exercise of powers vested in me under section 144 CRPC, I Dr Syed Abid […]

Several City Areas Declared As ‘No Horn Zone’

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Wednesday declared several areas in Srinagar as ‘no horn zone’. The Divisional commissioner in an order vide number DivCom/Dev-120/2017/3056 dated 16.08.2017 has declared G.B. Panth Hospital Sonawar to Radio Kashmir Srinagar, Crossing as ‘no horn zone’.  It reveals that all hospitals coming within the limits of Srinagar […]

Police Flex Muscles On Teachers On Teachers Day

SRINAGAR — The teachers observed on Wednesday observed ‘Teachers Day’ (Sep 5) as Black Day. The teachers accused state government of adopting an apathetic attitude towards their long-pending demands. Hundreds of teachers assembled here at Sher-e-Kashmir Park Srinagar demanding implementation of 7th Pay Commission and de-linking of SSA salaries from MHRD to state budget. As the protesters […]

Young Journos Form New Body  

SRINAGAR — Members of Kashmir Journalist Association (KJA) on Wednesday formed a new body of its office bearers for a period of one year. The five-member executive body of the association that was designated here unanimously includes Moazum Mohammad as its President, Mudassir Kuloo as General Secretary, Auqib Javeed as Treasurer, Shafat Farooq as Organizer and […]

Muharram Arrangements In City Reviewed

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan accompanied by senior officers of divisional administration on Wednesday visited Hassanabad and Zadibal areas and took stock of the facilities made available by the administration for hassle free observation of Muharram congregations. The Divisional Commissioner conducted a meeting in the premises of ImambaraHassanabad and issued instructions to the concerned […]

Rs 8000 Cr Being Infused To Give Fillip To Infrastructure Development 

‘All languishing projects to be completed by 2019’ SRINAGAR — With a view to providing fillip to the developmental activities across the State, the State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved an amount of Rs 8000 crores for completing all languishing projects in the state.  For […]

SAC Approves Restructuring, Unbundling Of PDD, Operationalization Of Tradeco

SRINAGAR —The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded approval for operationalization of the Jammu and Kashmir State Power Trading Company Limited (Tradeco) and issuance of SRO notification regarding PDD Transfer Scheme (Phase-I) Rules, 2018. Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar & […]

Kargil-Ladakh Tourism Festival Concludes

Chairman LC for massive awareness about tourism related incentive schemes, advertisements KARGIL — Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali underscored the need for massive awareness among the general masses about the tourism related incentive schemes being provided by the State and Central Governments for the promotion of tourism in the State of Jammu […]

Asia’s Shifting Alliances

Boxing the compass is an old nautical term for locating the points on a magnetic compass in order to set a course. With the erratic winds blowing out of Washington these days, countries all over Asia and the Middle East are boxing the compass and re-evluating traditional foes and old alliances. India and Pakistan have […]

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