Garbage dumping site in Pahalgam forests: MC rejects, PDA approves

Garbage dumping site in Pahalgam forests: MC rejects, PDA approves

Anantnag: A garbage dumping site is getting a permanent place in a forested zone at Pahalgam health resort even as the municipal committee had promised to remove it after the conclusion of the last year’s Amarnath Yatra. Sources said the instead of removing the hazardous dumping site, the Pahalgam development authority (PDA),  the main nodal […]

Pollution biggest hazard affecting environs, human lives: Tassaduq Mufti

Pollution biggest hazard affecting environs, human lives: Tassaduq Mufti

Srinagar: Pollution is one of the biggest hazards affecting the environment, human lives and is a serious concern for everyone. There is a need to take all possible measures to prevent JK’s environment and ecology getting polluted on a large scale.Coordinator, Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti on Friday said this during his meeting with […]

HC directs govt to constitute dental council in 2 months

HC directs govt to constitute dental council in 2 months

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state government to constitute State Dental Council within two months in accordance with the rules. The direction was passed by a single bench of Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar while disposing off a petition filed by Dr Javid Iqbal Qanungo and three other qualified dentists, seeking court’s […]

Court issues warrant against former SHO Sopore

Court issues warrant against former SHO Sopore

Srinagar: A court in Srinagar issued bail-able warrant against retired Station House Officer (SHO) of Sopore after he failed to produce witnesses in the court in connection with proceedings of a murder case. Though constables Riyaz Ahmed and Mohammand Younis deposed as witnesses, principal district and sessions judge Rashid Ali Dar issued bailable warrant against […]

Omar lauds Modi with a Kashmir rider

Omar lauds Modi with a Kashmir rider

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Friday said it would be petty to deny the achievements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his three years at the helm but Jammu and Kashmir remains a “dark blot”. “PM Modi has many achievements to boast of after 3 years and it would be petty to deny […]

Tral shuts against step-motherly treatment by administration

Tral shuts against step-motherly treatment by administration

TRAL: Shutdown was observed in Tral township of south Kashmir against the decision of the government to set up the office of the additional deputy commissioner at Awantipora. All the shops, business houses and private offices remained shut in the town to press the government to shift the ADCs office to sub-district Tral. Chairman traders’ […]

Chitragam tehsil headless for 6 months

Chitragam tehsil headless for 6 months

SHOPIAN: Six months before the Tehsildar of Chitragam-kalan tehsil was transferred, the authorities have failed to send a substitute to the tehsil causing innumerable hardships to the local residents. A group of locals from the area told Kashmir Reader that the Tehsildar of the area was transferred in December 2016. “Many a times we demonstrated […]

IGP seeks monthly reports of court cases from POs

IGP seeks monthly reports of court cases from POs

SRINAGAR: Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Muneer Ahmed Khan has asked prosecuting officers at subordinate court Srinagar to submit monthly reports of cases in the courts. The report must include copies of judgement orders, details of prosecution witnesses summoned and disposal thereof during the month, the directive said. The officers have been asked also to […]

Two brothers drown in Jehlem at Boniyar

Two brothers drown in Jehlem at Boniyar

Baramulla: Two brothers were drowned in Jhelum on Friday morning in Manzgam area of Boniyar Baramulla. Local residents said, Tanveer Ahmad Teli, 25, and his younger brother Zahoor Ahmad Teli, 20, sons of Mohammad Jamal Teli of Manzgam village of Tehsil Boniyar were washing their sheep on the river banks when a current of water […]

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