Consumers Of Srinagar, Jammu Can Shortly Pay Water Bills Online

JAMMU — The consumers can pay the water bills online as the Pub­lic Health Engineering (PHE) de­partment will launch the facility shortly. Chief Executive Officer, ERA/JTFRP, J&K, Dr Raghav Langer (IAS), chaired a presentation cum workshop for launching of the pilot project for water billing and online payment system in PHE department. The project for de­velopment, […]

ACB Books Revenue Officials On Corruption Charges  

SRINAGAR — The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Saturday regis­tered a case against several rev­enue officials including a former assistant commissioner revenue (ACR)) in a corruption case dat­ing back to 2015 in Samba dis­trict of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said. A case under vari­ous sections of prevention of corruption act and Ranbir Penal Code was […]

Vandalisation Of Hokersar: Kolkata-Based Dredging Firm Acting As East India Company 

SRINAGAR — Known as the queen of Himalayan wetlands, Hokersar which hosts around half a million birds annually is being vandalized in the name of flood management and an apparent “treatment operation” for the wetland these days.     The careless manner with which the dredging for construction of drainage channel across the wetland and also […]

Commander Among 4 Jaish Militants Killed In Pulwama  

SRINAGAR — A top Commander was among four militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit killed in a gunfight with government forces at Hanjan Payeen area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. Thousands of people turned up in the funeral of the three among the slain, locals residents.     “Based on a credible input about the […]

Minor Boy Dies In Mysterious Blast In Pulwama

SRINAGAR  — A 10-year-old-was killed in a mysterious blast at Gadoora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.  Sources said that a boy Arif Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Ghani Dar, a resident of Larrow was injured after he was fiddling with explosive material in orchards at Gadoora. While fiddling with the object, the […]

Governor Relocates Portfolios 

SRINAGAR — The governor Satya Pal Malik has reallocated departments previous held by former advisor B B Vyas, a former chief secretary who resigned as advisor and joined as member Union Public Service Commission, among his three advisors.  The Departments of Home, Forests, Ecology & Environment, Health & Medical Education, Youth, Services & Sports, Hospitality & […]

Boys Outshine Girls In Class X Results, Pass Percentage Increases

SRINAGAR — The Class X results on Saturday threw up more than one surprise with south Kashmir districts faring better than others and boys outperforming girls, a marked shift from previous batches. More than 75 percent students  were declared successful  in the annual examinations, the result of which were declared by J&K BOSE on  Saturday.  The […]

No Let Up In Cold Wave, Minus 7.2 Deg Cel In Srinagar  

SRINAGAR — The cold wave conditions continued unabated in Kashmir Valley with this summer capital of the state recording a low of minus 7.2 Degrees Celsius. A Meteorological department official said that the while Srinagar saw increase in temperature by five notches from last night, the mercury hovered around coldest recorded temperatures in last three […]

JRL Condemns Attempt To ‘Desecrate’ Jamia Pulpit  

SRINAGAR — Joint Resistance Leadership comprising both factions of Hurriyat Conference led respectively Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq besides JKL headed by Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday strongly condemned the incident that took place after Friday prayers at Jama Masjid Srinagar in which some “masked  elements violating all Islamic teaching, values and sanctity of […]

Jamia Auqaf Condemns Friday Incident, Releases Details 

SRINAGAR — Anjuman Auqaf, Jama Masjid Srinagar has strongly condemned the desecration of mosque pulpit by a group of masked people holding flags of international terror group ISIS or Daesh on Friday. Anjuman Auqaf which manages the affairs of Kashmir’s largest mosque issued a statement on Saturday giving details about the incident that took place […]

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