J&K Bank to now function under RTI, vigilance commission

J&K Bank to now function under RTI, vigilance commission

Srinagar: For the first time in its history, the J&K Bank will now implement Right to Information (RTI) Act and guidelines of the Chief Vigilance Commission (CVC). The decision was taken on Saturday after the Board of Directors met for the first time under interim chairman Rajesh Kumar Chhibber. An official handout said “important and […]

Loan restructuring, one-time settlement, mortgage: How Sheikh Imran and J&K Bank together siphoned off crores

Loan restructuring, one-time settlement, mortgage: How Sheikh Imran and J&K Bank together siphoned off crores

Srinagar: A corruption case has been filed in Police Station Anti Corruption Bureau here in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district against Deputy Mayor Srinagar, Sheikh Imran, for fraudulently usurping subsidy of Rs 16.5 crore by showing inflated cost for establishing a cold storage plant. A “well knit conspiracy” has also been unearthed by the Anti Corruption […]

Baramulla traders annoyed, threaten strike over failed promises

Baramulla traders annoyed, threaten strike over failed promises

Baramulla: The Traders Federation Baramulla is annoyed with the cold response of district administration to its demands of road macadamizing and car parking besides other facilities and have threatened to call a daylong strike after June 25. General Secretary of the federation Tariq Ahmad Magloo Saturday said that a core group of traders met with […]

Uri residents protest against Irrigation department

Uri residents protest against Irrigation department

Baramulla: Residents of several villages in Uri protest against the Irrigation department on Saturday, alleging that the department failed to provide water supply to their paddy fields. The protesting people blocked the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road for some time at Salambad on Saturday. The residents of Jabla, Salambad, Nowpora said that from long time they are suffering […]

First National Geriatric Conference held

Srinagar: The Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir, organised the first National Geriatric Conference here in collaboration with the Geriatric Society of India (GSI) and the Government College of Education, Srinagar, to commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday. Director Health Services, Kashmir, Dr. Kunzes Dolma, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion, said […]

Tangmarg villages face water scarcity after rains

Tangmarg villages face water scarcity after rains

Baramulla: Dozens of villages in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district are facing acute drinking water shortage due to recent rainfall that created flood like situation in many areas. Residents of Ferozpora, Qazipora, Katipora, Solinda, Hariwatnoo, Sonlipora, Ratnipora, Chanpora, Chandilora, Punditpora, and Mirchipora said that flash floods have damaged pipelines supplying water to several areas. Water […]

Militant slain in Anantnag gunfight buried in Handwara

Militant slain in Anantnag gunfight buried in Handwara

Baramulla: A militant killed in Anantnag shootout on Wednesday, in which five CRPF personnel were also killed, was buried in a graveyard at Wadoora Bala area of north Kashmir’s Handwara area on Thursday night. Official sources said that police first moved the body of the unidentified militant to Baramulla for burial at Gantamulla Baramulla but […]

ZD Group opens ladies-exclusive clothing showroom at Rambagh

ZD Group opens ladies-exclusive clothing showroom at Rambagh

MOHAMMAD SALEEM SRINAGAR: ZD Group on Friday opened a new showroom offering designer wear for ladies in uptown Rambagh here. The showroom named ‘Aisha Simra’ will be offering top clothing brands from leading apparel makers from Pakistan as well as India. The owners claim to offer the best variety to customers at affordable rates. “We […]

Hotel damaged partially in fire at Gulmarg

Hotel damaged partially in fire at Gulmarg

Baramulla: Fire broke out in Hotel Green Park at tourist report Gulmarg on Thursday, due to which the hotel was partially damaged. Official sources said that hotel employees and other people including police reached the spot and evacuated the tourists from the hotel. Fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flames. The cause […]

Several areas in Baramulla still submerged

Several areas in Baramulla still submerged

Baramulla: As the weather improved across the Kashmir valley on Thursday following incessant rains, wind and hailstorm, several areas of district Baramulla continued to remain submerged under water. Locals said that several streams running in higher reaches of Tangmarg damaged embankments, spilling water into adjacent villages. They said that paddy and vegetables on thousands of […]

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