PHE to ensure uninterrupted water supply during Eid

PHE to ensure uninterrupted water supply during Eid

SRINAGAR: Secretary, PHE and I&FC Departments, Saurabh Bhagat, Thursday instructed the Chief Engineers PHE to make arrangements to provide uninterrupted water supply to the public during the Eid-ul-Fitr. He has also instructed the Chief Engineers to ensure that grievance cells at their, SE and divisional levels remain functional 24X7. The CEs have also been directed […]

KR Impact: PDA demolishes makeshift latrines, ecology concerns persist

KR Impact: PDA demolishes makeshift latrines, ecology concerns persist

Anantnag: Pahalgam development authority (PDA)– the main nodal agency meant for the development of Pahalgam on Wednesday asked the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to remove latrines and erect them on the roadside on the same patch of land. The instructions were issued a day after Kashmir Reader carried a report on the construction of […]

Arrested Ganderbal students to be released soon after counselling: Police

Arrested Ganderbal students to be released soon after counselling: Police

SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday said students detained during clashes in Ganderbal would be released soon, after they had been counselled. Police have detained around 20 students, including outsiders, during the massive clashes which broke out between students and forces following celebrations at Degree College, Ganderbal (DCG), over Pakistan’s win against India on Monday. A group […]

Cloudbursts cause flash floods in Anantnag

Cloudbursts cause flash floods in Anantnag

Mohammad Suhail Anantnag: Incessant rains and a cloudburst over the catchment area of Brengi Nallah have led to water logging in several parts of the district. Currents have also damaged roads and snapped of water supply pipes besides raising water levels in streams at many places. The worst affected villages in these flash floods are […]

FCS&CA to introduce electronic file tracking system

FCS&CA to introduce electronic file tracking system

2200 new Aadhar machines brought in to expedite enrollment SRINAGAR: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today announced that from next month the department would introduce electronic file and letter tracking system to bring more efficiency in the system. Speaking during a review meeting the minister said […]

Yoga day observed across Kashmir

Yoga day observed across Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Despite cold weather and rains hundreds of youth, including boys and girls, participated in the 3rdInternational Yoga day functions across Kashmir on Wednesday. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, while participating in the yoga, at Maulana Azad Road said yoga unites the souls. “World has accepted the countless benefits of yoga and is celebrating […]

Governor visits Sheshnag, Chandanwari camps

Governor visits Sheshnag, Chandanwari camps

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra, Chairman Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, accompanied by Shri Umang Narula, CEO of the Shrine Board, visited the Sheshnag Yatra Camp and held discussions with Col Manas Misra, CO of the 8th Madras Bn, Shri Atul Gupta Camp Director, Shri C K Sharma, Additional Camp Director, officers of BSF, CRPF, JK […]

Pampore march foiled: Town remains shut for fifth day

Pampore march foiled: Town remains shut for fifth day

PAMPORE: The government forces thrashed a group of youngsters in Pampore who had arrived to take part in the fourth day mourning rituals of slain Lashkar-e- Toiba (LeT) militant Adil Mushtaq Mir alias Abu Turab alias Nana Bhai who was killed in an encounter in Kulgam district on Friday. A complete shutdown was observed in […]

Lukewarm response to yoga day due to Ramzan

Lukewarm response to yoga day due to Ramzan

SRINAGAR: Educational institutions in Kashmir Valley have been geared up to perform yoga on Wednesday to mark the third International Yoga Day. Several students have stayed back from the exercise because of the ongoing holy month of Ramzan. During the past two weeks, various training camps were organized at Government Women’s College, in which students […]