In Srinagar, Najma showers praise on Modi

In Srinagar, Najma showers praise on Modi

SRINAGAR: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Dr. Najma Heptullah on Wednesday showered praises on the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the completion of two years of government, led by him. She said during last two years, the Modi led government has registered phenomenal achievements in different fields which have no parallels in the annals […]

‘2014 floods being used as excuse by many departments’

Vigilance Commission for early safe keeping, digitization of records Srinagar: Emphasizing on early settlement of RDAs (Regular Departmental Actions) pending with the Department, the State Vigilance Commission (SVC), which met here under the chair of Chief Vigilance Commissioner, has directed Commissioner Secretary Education to get reconciliation of all corruption related cases with Vigilance Organization and […]

Govt for strict adherence of Agricultural land conversion Act: Abdul Haq

FROM THE UPPER HO– USE Srinagar: Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq today informed in the Legislative Council that the government is taking measures to keep a check on conversion of agriculture land for construction and other non-agricultural purposes. The Minister was replying, on behalf of Minister in-charge Agriculture, to a question […]

Zero Hour in LA: Govt to reimburse migrants for purchase of 3-month ration

SRINAGAR: The Government today said it will reimburse the money spent by migrants out of their own pocket for purchase of rations for the months of February, March and April 2016. “The Government will deposit the money into the bank accounts of the migrants which they have spent on purchase of rations for the months […]

Arms, ammunition recovered in Awantipora

Awantipora: Police claimed to have busted two militant hideouts in South Kashmir’s Awantipora area and recovered large quantity of arms and ammunition, police said. SP Awantipora Shirdhar Patil told Kashmir Reader that acting on a specific intelligence input, Police with 42RR and 130 BN CRPF busted the two hideouts constructed in the residential house of […]

Casual labourers protest for regularisation, wages

By Ishfaq Reshi   Srinagar: Employees of various government departments who do not have a regular job held a demonstration at the press enclave here on Monday to demand a policy for regularising the 62,000 casual labourers of various departments engaged after 1994 as well as the immediate release of their pending wages. The protesters […]

Body of drowned Sopore girl recovered after 5 days

Sopore: Body of Falak Jaan, who drowned along with her brother in the river Jhelum on May 27 at Sopore, was recovered on Monday. A senior police official said some residents spotted her body floating near Upper Ashpeer area of the river. They informed the police, which rushed to the spot and fished out the […]

4 injured in road mishaps

Srinagar: Four persons were injured in two different road accidents in Budgam and Baramulla districts on Monday. In Budgam, an Alto-800 car hit an electric pole at Mazhama  Magam resulting in injuries to two persons including driver of the vehicle. The injured were shifted to the hospital for treatment. Budgam Police has registered a case […]

Twin capital cities recommended under Smart City Mission: Asiea Naqash

Srinagar: The Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education Asiea Naqash while replying to a question of Ghulam Nabi Monga in the Legislative Council informed that the Government has recommended both capital cities—Srinagar and Jammu to Union Ministry of Urban Development for inclusion under Smart City Mission. The […]

Govt to rejuvenate orchards in phased manner: Veeri

Srinagar: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affair Abdul Rehman Veeri replying to a question of Yasir Reshi in the Legislative Council informed that the rehabilitation by way of rejuvenation of damaged orchards has been made part of Prime Minister’s Package and will be considered in a phased manner. The Minister informed that waiving-off of […]