Sgr Mass Rapid Transit System:Elevated Corridor Option Approved,DPR By June 30  

SRINAGAR — The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik viewed a detailed presentation on the Srinagar Mass Rapid Transit Corridor proposals presented before it by the Housing & Urban Development Department (H&UDD).    “Various elevated, underground and integrated corridor proposals were critically analyzed during the presentation in terms […]

2014 Flood: 3 Booked For Relief Against Non-Existent Shop  

SRINAGAR — Crime Branch(CB) Kashmir Saturday claimed to have unearthed a case of fraudulent claim and receipt of flood relief against a non-existent property at Sonawar and filed a charge-sheet against three persons. “The accused is charged with hatching a criminal conspiracy with Basharat Ahmad Dar and Bashir Ahmad Mir (now dead), President and General Secretary […]

9 Persons Killed In Leh Accident  

SRINAGAR — Nine members of two families were killed in a road accident in Leh area of Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. Giving details, a police spokesman said that a cement-laden truck (registration number JK 13B 0171) coming from Srinagar to Leh rolled down near Moon Land Lamayuru.  “In this […]

Farooq Asks People To Make Rational Choice In Assembly Polls

KANGAN — Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Faroooq Abdullah on Saturday said the people of the state have to make a rational choice for the greater interests of the state in the forthcoming Assembly elections. Addressing a gathering of devotees at Baba Nagri Kangan, party president said, “Forces inimical to the interests of […]

SAC Nod To Use Of Forest Land For Development Projects

SRINAGAR — The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved utilization of 28 hectares of Forest land in various parts of the state for undertaking developmental projects of public importance in the Railways, PMGSY, and Energy sectors.  The utilization of Forest land was approved in pursuance to […]

Uri Gas Cylinder Blast: 6-Yr Old Boy Succumbs At AIIMS, Toll 5

SRINAGAR — A 6 year old boy who along with his mother and five other siblings were injured in a gas cylinder blast on May 27 last month succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS Delhi. He was shifted from Soura SKIMS to AIIMS Delhi two days back for advanced treatment where he succumbed to his injuries […]

4 Held For Selling Stolen Vehicles In J&K

NEW DELHI — Four people, who allegedly stole vehicles in Delhi-NCR and sold them in Jammu and Kashmir, were arrested from the national capital, officials said Saturday. The accused have stolen over 100 vehicles and 13 cars have been recovered by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, they said. Suresh Kumar, a resident of Shahadra, Tejender Singh, […]

Have No Regrets, Am Open To Scrutiny: Former JK Bank Chairman

SRINAGAR — Parvez Ahmed, former Jammu and Kashmir Bank Chairman, who was removed unceremoniously on Saturday, said that he has no regrets for the action taken by the governor administration and was open to scrutiny. “Absolutely no regrets. Did my job most diligently, honestly and in the best interest of the institution. Open to scrutiny on […]

South Kashmir: Militant Killed In Anantnag,Thousands Attend Funeral  

SRINAGAR — A militant from Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit was killed in an encounter with government forces in Nowgam area of Dooru in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said on riday. A police spokesman said that following a credible input, a cordon and search operation was launched jointly by police and army in forest area of […]

SAC Brings Social Welfare Schemes Under Single Umbrella

SRINAGAR —The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the creation of one post of Director General, Women & Child Development in the Social Welfare Department. Pertinent to mention here is that following the creation of a separate department of Women and Child Development […]

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