After 2 months, SMC starts issuing birth, death certificates

After 2 months, SMC starts issuing birth, death certificates

SRINAGAR: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has resumed issuing permanent date of birth and death certificates to the applicants, which was affected by internet blackout from the past two months. After the internet was shut on August 5 by the government, Srinagar Municipal corporation has issued 450 temporary death and date of birth certificates to the […]

Grease mechanics slip into losses as public transport shut

Grease mechanics slip into losses as public transport shut

SRINAGAR: While public transport has remained off the roads for nearly two months, the regular maintenance of vehicles for constant lubrication by professional mechanics has declined drastically, who say they are slipping into huge debts. Grease wale – as they are known locally – were a common sight in the bus stands and are the […]

MC Budgam asks ragpickers to register

MC Budgam asks ragpickers to register

BUDGAM: The Municipal Committee Budgam has asked ragpickers and Kabadiwallas, who are working within the limits of MC, to get registered. According to the official, the aim of this project is to know how much plastic is being produced by the households and how many people are associated with this trade. The executive officer of […]

Kashmir journalist protest communication blockade

Kashmir journalist protest communication blockade

SRINAGAR: Journalists working in Kashmir Thursday held a sit in protest against the communication blockade which enters 60th day, and demanded access to internet and communications. The journalists from various media associations including members of the Kashmir Press Club (KPC), Kashmir Working Journalists Association (KWJA), Kashmir Journalists Association (KJA), Kashmir Press Photographers Association (KPPA), Kashmir […]

PDD employees hold sit-in against privatisation of dept

SRINAGAR: The employees of Power Development Department (PDD) on Thursday held a sit-in here against the process of un-bundling of the department by government The protesters from various districts of the Kashmir assembled at PDD complex at Jahangir Chowk under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Power Employees Coordination Committee (JKPECC). They chanted slogans “privatisation […]

‘Wall of Kindness’ hit by shutdown

‘Wall of Kindness’ hit by shutdown

SRINAGAR: The “Wall of Kindness” has been hit by continuous shutdown, which has crippled the life in Kashmir. This campaign was started by a group of people in Srinagar in the year 2018 for the betterment of needy people. This concept has started in Turkey and it has spread to the other parts of the […]

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