2 J&K CAPD officials charged in bribery case

2 J&K CAPD officials charged in bribery case

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Anti Corruption Bureau filed charge sheet against two officials of the consumer affairs and public distribution (CAPD) department in a bribery case on Saturday. The charge sheet against then tehsil supply officer Nazir Ahmad Wani and then storekeeper Farooq Ahmad Mir was filed in the court of the special judge […]

Srinagar deputy mayor led delegation meets Governor, seeks ban on PUBG cyber cafe

Srinagar deputy mayor led delegation meets Governor, seeks ban on PUBG cyber cafe

Jammu: A delegation of corporators of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) led by Srinagar deputy mayor Sheikh Mohammad Imran on Saturday met Governor SP Malik here and sought redressal of public issues while seeking ban on PUBG mobile game in cyber cafes in Srinagar. The delegation apprised Governor about various developmental issues relating to SMC and […]

‘I am a Muslim and I love India’, says Farooq at united opposition’s rally

‘I am a Muslim and I love India’, says Farooq at united opposition’s rally

Kolkata: National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah Saturday called the EVM the “chor machine” and demanded that the ballot paper system be brought back for the sake of transparency. Speaking at the united opposition rally organised by TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, he said, “It is not the question of ousting any single person (Prime Minister Narendra […]

PDP expels Altaf Bukhari for trying to engineer split in party

PDP expels Altaf Bukhari for trying to engineer split in party

Srinagar: Buisnessman turned politician Altaf Bukhari was expelled from PDP for running anti-party activities, the party handout said on Saturday. In a statement, PDP said the party was watching with “concern” the activities  Bukhari for quite some time. “Ever since the passing away of our founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, he (Altaf) has been perusing his […]

Government issues snow avalanche alert in Kashmir

Government issues snow avalanche alert in Kashmir

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Saturday issued fresh avalanche warning in nine avalanche prone districts of Kashmir division. The warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone areas in district Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh of J&K state. As per the hand out, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has […]

Amid snowfall, no decision about opening Sgr-Jmu highway tomorrow

Amid snowfall, no decision about opening Sgr-Jmu highway tomorrow

Srinagar: Snowfall has started in Kashmir valley on Friday evening amid weather department’s forecast for heavy snowfall for next five days. Snow has started accumulating in Srinagar and elsewhere and almost all roads were blankented by thin sheet of snow. Motorists have been advised to drive carefully due to slippery roads. The government has taken several measures including […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Kashmir massacre anniversaries

JRL calls for shutdown on Kashmir massacre anniversaries

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership has called for a complete shutdown at Gaw Kadal, Basant Bagh, Chota Bazar, Budshah Chowk and adjacent areas on Monday (January 21) to mark 28th anniversary of GawKadal massacre. The JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik also called for shutdown in Handwara and Kupwara towns on […]

NHIDCL terminates IL&FS’ contract for Zojila tunnel project

NHIDCL terminates IL&FS’ contract for Zojila tunnel project

New Delhi: State-owned NHIDCL has terminated the contract awarded to troubled IL&FS group for building the strategic Zojila tunnel to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh. IL&FS Transportation in a filing said the contract was terminated on January 15. The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) is likely to invite fresh […]