Banned polythene products selling under SMC’s nose

Banned polythene products selling under SMC’s nose

SRINAGAR: Non-biodegradable, carcinogenic polystyrene disposable products continue to be in use in the markets of Srinagar, despite ban imposed by Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in 2015. A stockist at Zaina Kadal in old Srinagar said that he regularly supplies the products made of Styrofoam or plastic to clients, which include restaurants, hotels, and food outlets […]

Scholars discuss medical ethics and law at CUK

SRINAGAR: Scholars and professionals discussed host of topics related to medical law and ethics on the second day of a seminar held at Central University of Kashmir in collaboration with Islamic University of Kashmir. Prominent themes that were discussed include Islamic perspective on medical ethics ,medical negligence, maternity and law, influence of medical representatives on […]

CUK, IUST seminar discusses medical law and ethics

CUK, IUST seminar discusses medical law and ethics

Srinagar: A two-day national seminar on ‘Law, Medicine and Ethics’ began Tuesday at the Central University of Kashmir. The seminar was organized by the Department of Law, School of Legal Studies, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora. The seminar discussed themes like surrogacy in India, […]

Vehicle registration only through dealers from November

Vehicle registration only through dealers from November

Srinagar: New vehicle owners will no longer have to visit the Regional Transport Office for registration as the Motor Vehicles Department will issue registration certificates for new non-commercial vehicles only through authorized dealers from November 1. As per an order (no. 09p-TC of 2017 dated 12-10-2017), registration of fresh non-commercial vehicles in Jammu and Kashmir […]

Commuters pay additional fare after bus stand shifted to Parimpora

Commuters pay additional fare after bus stand shifted to Parimpora

SRINAGAR: The shifting of bus stand to Parimpora from Batamaloo has compounded the woes of daily commuters. They are not only constrained to break their trip to city center but to traverse the distance to Batamaloo they have to board another vehicle and pay additional fare. Worse, the bus operators have not altered the fare […]

Entry gates at girl’s schools, colleges remain insecure

SRINAGAR: While the incidents of mysterious hair sniffing incidents occurred unabated in Kashmir valley, the girl students are afraid of attending their schools and colleges in Srinagar. The students of Kothibagh Girls Higher Secondary, Women’s College MA Road and Soura Girls Higher Secondary, while hanging-out in the lawns of their educational institutions, expressed concerns on […]

Srinagar Museum now boasts catalogue of ancient coins

Srinagar Museum now boasts catalogue of ancient coins

Srinagar: The department of archives has catalogued thousands of ancient coins at Sri Pratap Singh Museum to generate interest among the visitors interested in the heritage and its understanding with perspective. The museum boasts a collection of 70,000 coins painstakingly collected through excavations, explorations and from the personal possession of heritage enthusiasts. The cataloging has […]

SHRC takes cognizance, puts govt on notice

SHRC takes cognizance, puts govt on notice

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday took serious note of braid-chopping incidents across Kashmir and directed the State police to submit Compliance Report (CR) within two weeks. The commission directed the inspector general of police (Kashmir range) to submit updated status report on FIR’s registered against the incidents and also file report […]

‘Decrease in tolerance’ leading to matrimonial disputes

‘Decrease in tolerance’ leading to matrimonial disputes

Srinagar: Matrimonial disputes in Kashmir are apparently witnessing an upward trend, with experts citing decreased tolerance among married couples as the reason. More than 212 matrimonial dispute cases have been registered at the J&K State Women’s Commission (SWC) from January 2017 to September 2107. Last year 114 cases were registered at the commission. These include […]