55 vehicles stranded on Bandipora Gurez road

Owais Farooqi Bandipora: The snowfall in the past few days has left 55 vehicles stranded on the Bandipora-Gurez road in the north of Kashmir Valley. The vehicles, mostly carrying passengers and supplies to Gurez, are stranded at Razdan Top, which is one of the highest points on the highway, and at Dawar in Gurez. Kashmir […]

Sportspersons are ambassadors of peace, harmony: Dy CM

Sportspersons are ambassadors of peace, harmony: Dy CM

JAMMU: Describing sportsperson as ambassadors of peace and harmony, Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh advised them to adopt true spirit of sportsmanship to win hearts of people apart from winning games. Deputy Chief Minister said this while speaking on the concluding day of ‘Jagruk Hindustani Premier Cricket League’ (JHPCL), which was organized by the […]

KU postpones exams

Srinagar: All Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on October 27, have been postponed, the varsity authorities said on Monday. “Fresh dates for the deferred examinations will be notified separately,” they said.

JKSRTC to auction discarded vehicles to renew fleet

JKSRTC to auction discarded vehicles to renew fleet

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) will be auctioning its discarded vehicles and purchase new ones instead besides working to retrieve its assets given on lease or rent and develop them on commercial lines to improve its revenue. This was decided Monday, during the 73rd meeting of the Board of Directors of […]

One-way traffic on Jmu-Sgr highway

SRINAGAR: The government on Monday announced that only one-way traffic would be allowed on Srinagar-Jammu highway on October 31, and November 1, 7 and 8. According to Inspector General of Police (Traffic), no traffic movement, including of convoys of army and paramilitary forces, from Jammu to Srinagar would be allowed on October 31 and November […]

Multi-facility centre for dry fruits, saffron to come up at Lethapora: Minister

Multi-facility centre for dry fruits, saffron to come up at Lethapora: Minister

SRINAGAR: The government on Monday initiated the process for development of the proposed multi-facility centre for dry fruits and saffron at saffron-hub Pampore of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The Minister for Horticulture, Abdul Rehman Veeri visited the site at Lethapora , Pampore, to explore the possibility of establishing the proposed facility for dry fruits and […]

HC notice to govt on PIL to check pollution by cement factories in Pampore

SRINAGAR: The high court asked the state government on Monday to reply within a week to a Public Interest Litigation requesting the court to direct the government to take steps to prevent, control and abate pollution by cement factories in Wuyan and Khrew areas of Pampore. A division bench of Chief Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar […]

Police foils teachers’ protest against screening test order

Javid Ali SRINAGAR: Police on Monday foiled teachers’ planned protest against the government’s decision to have them undergo a screening test. Under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar-e-Taleem Forum, hundreds of teachers gathered near the Kashmir Haat here. But as they started marching towards the Civil Secretariat to cordon the building (secretariat gherao) in […]

Power Grid begins celebration of vigilance awareness week

NEW DELHI: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited on Monday began observing Vigilance Awareness Week in its all offices falling under Northern Region Transmission System-II. During the Vigilance Awareness Week, several programmes are being organized in various schools and colleges apart from site offices for creating awareness among the general masses, youth , employees and […]