Rain forecast: DC Sgr reviews preparedness of departments

SRINAGAR: In view of rain forecast by the Meteorological Department, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar convened a meeting on Friday in his office chambers and reviewed preparedness of departments to meet any eventuality including dewatering of waterlogged areas. Among others, senior officers from Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Mechanical Engineering Department, Public Works Department UEED, Fire and Emergency […]

Workshop on “Translation of vernacular languages into English” concludes at KU

SRINAGAR: A three day seminar-cum-workshop titled “Translation of Vernacular Languages into English”—organised by the department of English, University of Kashmir concluded on Friday at Gandhi Bhawan here. According to a statement, the workshop got an immense response from the students, scholars and the other faculty members of the varsity and other colleges. While addressing the […]

SKIMS organises seminar on ‘Palliative Care and Nursing Perspectives’

SRINAGAR: Two day-long seminar on “Palliative Care & Nursing Perspectives” started on Friday in SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here. According to a statement, the seminar is being organised by the department of Nursing administration SKIMS in collaboration with Pain and Palliative Care Regional Cancer in the auditorium of tertiary care institute of Kashmir. […]

LAWDA issues: Governor puts officials in top gear

LAWDA issues: Governor puts officials in top gear

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra has directed the district administration to ensure that the required legal restrictions are duly enforced to enable LAWDA to timely complete all its tasks. He also directed that a dedicated enforcement unit of Jammu and Kashmir Police will be made available to the three urban agencies operating in urban areas […]

Daily-wagers hail governor rule

Daily-wagers hail governor rule

SRINAGAR: President PHE daily-wagers employees association, Sajjad Ahmed Parray, on Thursday appreciated the governor rule for releasing their salaries at a tune of Rs 30 crores up to ending February-2015. As per a statement issued here, Parray also appreciated state administration headed by the governor N N Vohra for sanctioning the pending salaries of other […]

JKLF announces prog to commemorate martyrs

SRINAGAR: In connection with anniversaries of Jalil Andrabi, Ishfaq Majeed Wani, Dr Abdul Ahad Guru, and Shabir Ahmad Sidiqi, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Thursday announced programmes to commemorate the martyrdom of these personalities. According to a statement issued here, JKLF chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, presided over a party meeting and announced the programme […]

GMC holds rally on World TB Day

SRINAGAR: To commemorate the World TB Day, a rally of students of Ancillary Nursing and Medical Training School of GMC, Srinagar was organised by district tuberculosis centre, Srinagar. As per an official handout issued here, the DDC, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, on the occasion impressed upon the students to take steps to remove the social […]

ML condemns PSA on its leaders

SRINAGAR: Muslim League Jammu Kashmir on Thursday condemned the PSA on its leaders who have been shifted to Udhampur jail, Jammu. In a statement issued here, a League spokesman said, “Such measures can’t neither break our resolve nor deter us from pursuing our goal.” “India must understand that Kashmiris will continue struggle against its occupation […]

JKLF (R), NF condemn CRPF highhandedness in Habba Kadal

SRINAGAR: JKLF (R) chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate, on Thursday condemned the “brutality and highhandedness” of CRPF against the people of Habba Kadal here. In a statement issued here, Dar said, “The troopers went berserk, smashed properties, and thrashed people without any provocation .We demand immediate removal of the said camp and stringent […]