Admin Orders Census Of Street Hawkers, Vendors In City

SRINAGAR — Advisors to Governor K Vijay Kumar and K K Sharma Tuesday convened a meeting of officers to review Traffic Management in Srinagar City. Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, Principal Secretary Home Shaleen Kabra, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan, IG Traffic Alok Kumar, IG Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani, Deputy […]

‘Drug Abuse A Silent Killer In JK’

SRINAGAR — Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education Department Atal Dulloo Tuesday said the Government after the implementation of first ever Drug De-addiction policy has taken up various initiatives to create awareness about substance abuse by reaching to all sections of the society. The Financial Commissioner was speaking at a function organized by the Department of […]

JKPCC Asked To Prepare Audit Account

SRINAGAR — In order to make JKPCC a vibrant organization to construct major projects of government in the State of J&K and ensure all-round development of the State, Advisor K K Sharma laid thrust on structural management of JKPCC and completion of languishing projects so that public is benefitted to the maximum. The Advisor was […]

Promised Million Dollars, Man Loses Lakhs To Scamsters On Facebook

SRINAGAR — A man has been duped of over Rs 2.5 lakh by a woman he befriended on Facebook, Crime Branch Kashmir said on Tuesday. Crime Branch Kashmir said it initiated a preliminary enquiry on a written complaint received from a person who befriended a woman on Facebook and was promised  “gifts worth 1.5 Million US Dollars” […]

2 Soldiers ‘Commit Suicide’ In North Kashmir

SRINAGAR — An Army soldier and a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper on Tuesday allegedly committed suicide by shooting themselves with their service rifles in separate incidents in Kupwara and Baramulla of north Kashmir.  Official sources said that the army man of 47 RR, posted at Sadu Ganga in Kandi, shot himself while he was […]

Kishtwar: ‘Attendance Certificate’ Must For Govt Teachers To Get Salary

JAMMU — Authorities in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir have decided to release the salary of the teaching staff in government-run educational institutes only after submission of attendance certificates duly signed by parents of students and the local sarpanch.  The order by District Development Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana is aimed to keep a close […]

First Batch Of Hajj Pilgrims To Leave For Saudi On July 4

SRINAGAR — The first batch of Hajj pilgrims from Kashmir will leave for Saudi Arabia on July 04, officials said on Tuesday. An official spokesman said Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Kashmir Division and concerned officers to ensure hassle-free arrangements are put in place for the Hajj pilgrims in […]

CUK’s Mathematics Deptt Launches 3-Day Workshop  

SRINAGAR — Three day workshop on ‘Algebra and Analysis’ organised by the Department of Mathematics, School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) began at Nowgam-I academic block of the varsity here on Tuesday.  Registrar, Prof. Fayaz Ahmad Nika, Director Research and Development, Prof. Abdul Gani, Dean School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, […]

Student’s Body Recovered From Encounter Site

SRINAGAR — The body of a 20-year-old college student was recovered on Tuesday near an encounter site in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, where a militant and an Army officer were killed a day ago, police said. Nasir Ahmad Mir’s body bore bullet wounds and was recovered near the encounter site in Achabal area in the morning, […]

Pulwama Blast: Injured Soldier Dies, Toll Mounts To 2 

SRINAGAR  — The death toll in a car bomb blast in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Monday rose to two as one more soldier succumbed to his injuries at the army hospital here, officials said on Tuesday. They said Sepoy Ajit Kumar Sahoo (14875410P) succumbed to injuries on Tuesday morning, a day after Havildar […]

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