Pampore villagers protest against road blockade

Pampore villagers protest against road blockade

PAMPORE: Residents of Pampore villages on Wednesday protested against the road blockade allegedly by some villagers and demanded immediate restoration of road connecting to their villages. Residents of Satpukhran, Zantrag and Nagandar villages of Pampore alleged that residents of Khrew were not allowing their vehicles to ply through their village. They said the rift between […]

Admin forms committee for regularisation of casual workers

Admin forms committee for regularisation of casual workers

SRINAGAR: The state administration on Wednesday constituted a high-level committee to look into the problems related to the regularisation of casual workers. The committee was continued on the directions of governor, N N Vohra, to look into the “financial, legal, administrative, and other problems which may relate to the regularisation of casual workers”, an official […]

Office timings rescheduled

Office timings rescheduled

SRINAGAR: Working hours in all the government offices in Kashmir Valley were rescheduled on Wednesday. According to divisional administration, Kashmir, the office hours in all government departments, except educational institutions, shall be from 10 am to 4 pm from April 1. “These timings shall remain operative October 31. Accordingly, all the heads of departments/officers/institutes are […]

It was selectors decision to play three spinners, says Santner

NAGPUR: Hero of New Zealand’s thumping win over India, Mitchell Santner said they vindicated the selectors’ decision to play three spinners in their World T20 opener, here. Santner, whose international cricket can still be called nascent, returned four for 11 to help shoot out India for their second-lowest ever score of 79. “It was selectors […]

World Cup T20: It was Afridi’s revenge!

World Cup T20: It was Afridi’s revenge!

Srinagar: Pakistan started their ICC T20 World Cup campaign on a positive note as they beat Bangladesh by 55 runs in their first match of the tournament at Kolkata. Pakistan has played only one warm-up match prior to the tournament which they won and now this win cements the fact that the team is not […]

WWF aims to built ‘conservation leadership’

SRINAGAR: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Wednesday launched a special conservation leadership programmed for educational institutions of Ladakh. According to a statement, the programme would be jointly implemented by the WWF, school education and wildlife protection departments to built conservation leadership amongst school children through on-ground action and by raising awareness about environment conservation. […]

Vijender to compete next in London

Manchester: Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will fight his next bout on April 2 in London. Vijender blew away Hungary’s Alexander Horvath at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday to record his fourth successive professional victory. The 30-year-old will compete in an eight-round fight and his last fight was a six-rounder. “London here I come! […]

Clear liabilities of contractors: Bukhari to Guv

Srinagar: Senior PDP leader and former minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Wednesday asked Governor N N Vohra to clear the liabilities of contractors who executed various macadamisation (road surfacing) programmes initiated by former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in Jammu and Kashmir. “There is a huge liability pegged at around Rs 700 crore in […]

Rawat refuses to withdraw case against BJP MLA

Rawat refuses to withdraw case against BJP MLA

DEHRADUN : Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday refused to withdraw a case against BJP MLA from Mussoorie Ganesh Joshi for allegedly attacking a horse during a protest by the party here saying the state government will not interfere in police’s work. Responding to a demand by BJP members during Zero Hour in the […]

Drug peddler arrested in Handwara

SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession, a police official said. “Acting on specific information about movement of a drug peddler, a police party from police post Zachaldara along with executive magistrate Zachaldara laid a trap near Sarmarg forests,” he said. He said the drug peddler identified […]