Jehangir Chowk Flyover: Admin Sets Fresh Deadline

SRINAGAR — Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Friday strictly instructed the concerned executing agencies to complete the Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh Flyover within two months. The DC who made these instructions in a meeting with executing agencies and contractors. He strictly directed the concerned agencies and contractors to work in double shifts and ensure that […]

Basic Minimum Facilities For All Govt Schools In Srinagar: DC

SRINAGAR — Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Friday said all government schools in the district will be equipped with basic minimum facilities under the convergence of departments programme.  The DC who was speaking in a meeting of school education officers said all schools will be equipped with ramps, toilets, power and water supplies, […]

SKIMS: Surgery Helps Girl Recover From Rare Disease  

SRINAGAR — A minor girl suffering from the rare Moyamoya disease is “showing a remarkable recovery” after doctors at Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) performed a complicated surgery on her. The 11-year old girl hailing from Baramulla district was admitted on February 20 to the Department of Neurosurgery at the Valley’s premier healthcare facility […]

Forensic Science Lab gets DNA, Cyber Forensic Divisions

 SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Friday inaugurated DNA Division and Cyber Forensic Division at Forensic Science Lab (FSL) at Bemina, here. The inaugural event was attended by Director FSL J&K Anad Kumar Jain , Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan, IG Kashmir S P Pani, Joint Director FSL J&K Shahul Ahmad Kant and other […]

Admin Focusing On ‘Fragile’ Parts To Ensure Smooth Conduct Of Polls:Advisor Kumar

SRINAGAR — The security situation in most of Jammu and Kashmir is stable, but the administration is focusing on “fragile” parts to ensure smooth conduct of polls whenever they are announced, advisor to the governor, K Vijay Kumar, said Friday. “Security scenario is stable in most situations, but fragile in certain parts, which has been the […]

Rahul Gandhi Condemns Violence Against Kashmiris

NEW DELHI — Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the violence against Kashmiris and said India belonged to its citizens from every corner of the country. Gandhi’s reaction come after two Kashmiri vendors selling dry fruits were thrashed by a group of saffron-clad men in Lucknow on Wednesday. Tweeting a video of the incident, […]

PM Narendra Modi Censures Fresh Attacks On Kashmiris

KANPUR (UP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked state governments to take strict action if there is any attack on Kashmiris, calling those who targeted them recently in Lucknow “crazed people.” “It is very important to maintain an atmosphere of unity in the country,” Modi  told a gathering here, while referring to the recent […]

J&K Bank Organizes SLBC’s 10th Sub-Committee Meet For Export Promotion

JAMMU — With a view to provide liberal finance to exporters of the state and meet their expectations, J&K Bank, the convenor, today organized the 10th Sub-committee meet of State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) for export promotion here at the Bank’s Zonal Office Jammu. The Bank’s Executive President R.K Chhibber chaired the meeting attended by General […]

Panel Recommends PSF:  Flying to Get Costlier  

NEW DELHI — Flying to destinations within the country could soon get costlier as a government panel has recommended that a passenger service fee (PSF) levied on domestic flyers be increased in order to generate more revenue for clearing pending security dues running into crores of rupees. Central Industrial Security Force Director General (DG) Rajesh […]

‘India Wants To Keep Iran Oil Purchases At 3 Lakh Barrels Per-Day’

NEW DELHI — India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), as it negotiates with Washington about extending a waiver of US sanctions past early May, two sources in with knowledge of the matter said. India has reduced its purchases of Iranian oil, but has […]

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