HC Seeks ‘Stepwise’ Details Of Garbage Collection, Treatment

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed Srinagar Municipal Corporation to inform it about the stepwise method undertaken for garbage collection, segregation, dumping and ultimate treatment accorded to it. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rashid Ali Dar also directed Housing and Urban Development […]

Multidimensional Mechanism To Tackle Encroachments: Admin

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar administration is putting in place a multidimensional mechanism to tackle encroachments and facilitate easier and methodical retrieval and safeguarding of State and common lands in the district.  This was informed in a meeting of concerned Tehsildars held here Wednesday under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary.  The meeting […]

Jumatul-Vida, Shab-E-Qadr: Traffic Police Issues Advisory

SRINAGAR— The traffic police Srinagar has issued a route advisory for devotees coming from different areas towards Ziyarat Dargah Sharief Hazratbal for the celebrations of Jumat-ul-Vida falling on 31 May and Shab-e-Qadr on June 1. North Kashmir: Vehicles coming from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shalteng have been asked to adopt Shalteng – Parimpora […]

What Do Indians Vote For?New-Study Indicates That Development Is Not A Priority

ndian voters do not vote on the basis of development or policies, according to a recent study, confirming the results of the 2019 general elections. Despite a raft of economic woes afflicting the country, ranging from joblessness to farm distress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has swept to power in India, winning 56% of seats. The study, Do Citizens Enforce Accountability […]

Banks Can Use Aadhaar For KYC With Customer’s Consent: RBI

MUMBAI —  Banks can use Aadhaar for KYC verification with the customer’s consent, the Reserve Bank said Wednesday as it updated its list of documents eligible for identification of individuals.   The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including […]

Modi To Take Oath As PM For 2nd Term Today

NEW DELHI  — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take oath along with a new council of ministers on Thursday for a second term, as suspense mounted on who will get the Big Four berths–Home, Finance, Defence and External Affairs. Top opposition leaders including Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, corporate honchos, film stars, […]