DC withholds salary of revenue officers

KISHTWAR: Deputy Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana Friday withheld the salary of several revenue officers including Tehsildars and Naib –Tehsildars for non-compliance of government order regarding assured presence of Patwaris two-day week weekly to attend the public. Pertinently, the Financial Commissioner Revenue, J&K vide Notification No:-FC(Adm) 298 of 2011 dated:- 16-12.2011, read with Circular No:- FC […]

Information dept bids adieu to retiring officials

JAMMU: Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) and Joint Director of Information Kashmir Division today accorded affectionate send off to Abdul Majid Dar, Section Officer, Kashmir Division, Sukh Ram, Producer Cultural Wing on attaining the age of superannuation. Lauding the services of the retiring official, Joint Director Information and other officers and officials wished […]

5 gas agencies booked for violating norms in Samba

SAMBA: Legal Metrology Department has booked five gas agencies and charged Rs fifty thousand fine from the owners for violating various rules. Acting on complaints received through District Administration, LMD inspected all Gas Agencies in the District and found some dealers charging over and above the prescribed cost for domestic LPG cylinder, cause sale without […]

Police to hold ‘run for peace’ on Sept 2, issues traffic advisory

Srinagar: The J&K Police on Friday said it is organising a “Run for Peace” Kashmir Marathon 2018 on September 2 from Lake View Police Golf Course, Srinagar, up to Saida Kadal Bridge. In a statement, a spokesperson said no traffic shall be allowed from Badyari Chowk to Nishatvia Boulevard and similarly no traffic shall be […]

ATVs for pony rides turn non-starters in Gulmarg

ATVs for pony rides turn non-starters in Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: Traditional horse riding was replaced in hilly Gulmarg some years ago by all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) with the aim of improving the socio-economic conditions of pony wallas there. However the project has proved non-viable, leading the government to put a cap on its expansion plans, an official of the Tourism Department told Kashmir Reader on […]

Tourism Deptt to frame guidelines for adventure activities

Tourism Deptt to frame guidelines for adventure activities

Feedback invited from stakeholders, general public SRINAGAR: To facilitate adventure tourism in the State, the department of tourism is in the process of finalizing the first ever guidelines for adventure activities being carried out by various agencies. The guidelines envisage registration of the Adventure Tour Operators, granting them proper permission for carrying out adventure activities, […]

Fisheries must be encouraged, prioritised: Naidu

Fisheries must be encouraged, prioritised: Naidu

NEW DELHI: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked scientists and researchers to regularly interact with farmers and work in a mission mode to double the farmers income by 2022 as envisaged by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. He further said that doubling of farmers income can be achieved through reduction in […]

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