Hardware dealer booked for over-charging

Hardware dealer booked for over-charging

SRINAGAR: A hardware dealer was booked by Legal Metrology department for gross violation of rules for selling hardware items. The action followed a complaint lodged by a citizen against a local hardware dealer in the Bemina locality for selling hardware items which do not carry mandatory declaration of MRP (Max Retail Price), Net-contents, Date of […]

Hanjura stresses proper implementation of schemes

Hanjura stresses proper implementation of schemes

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture,  Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura has underscored the need for proper implementation of centrally and state sponsored schemes to ensure their benefits reach the farmers. He has also stressed on keeping them abreast with latest knowhow and providing better marketing facilities to accelerate agricultural growth and   ensuring remunerative returns for the  farmers […]

Goons in ‘official uniforms’ continue to target Kashmiri truck drivers

Goons in ‘official uniforms’ continue to target Kashmiri truck drivers

Srinagar:  All Kashmir Wholesale Mutton Dealers Union (KWSMDU) Wednesday said that dozens of drivers and conductors from Kashmir received injuries after they were beaten by the local “goons” in Punjab who act as officials extort money from them in the name of special tax. As per a statement to CNS, the dealers said that dozens […]

JK to get Rs 500 Cr for construction of bridges

JK to get Rs 500 Cr for construction of bridges

JAMMU: Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (UMRTH) have conveyed its concurrence to the State Government for release of Rs.500 crore under Central Road Fund (CRF) exclusively for construction of bridges. This was informed in a meeting convened by Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri, held here today to review […]

Bypolls to seats represented by Sayeed, Sangma on May 16

Bypolls to seats represented by Sayeed, Sangma on May 16

New Delhi: The Tura Lok Sabha seat and the Anantnag Assembly constituency which fell vacant following the demise of former Speaker P A Sangma and then-Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed respectively will witness bypolls in May. The Election Commission on Tuesday announced bypolls to one Lok Sabha and nine Assembly seats which […]

Khawateen Markaz protests ‘molestation’, civilian killings

Khawateen Markaz protests ‘molestation’, civilian killings

By Ishfaq Reshi SRINAGAR: Muslim Khawateen Markaz staged a protest here on Tuesday against the civilian killings and the alleged molestation of a school girl in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The protest, held at the Press Enclave, was led by Yasmeen Raja. The protesters were carrying placards and shouting slogans. “New Delhi is intimidating Kashmiris […]