Div Com reviews stock and supply of essential and emergency drugs

Div Com reviews stock and supply of essential and emergency drugs

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday chaired an emergency meeting of officers and pharma dealers to review the stock and supply position of essential and emergency drugs. According to officials, Khan took strong note of the shortage of some vital drugs in Kashmir markets following the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway. He directed […]

Baramulla: Damage to grid station Peerniyan puts several villages in dark

Baramulla: Damage to grid station Peerniyan puts several villages in dark

Baramulla: A grid station was damaged in Peerniyan area of tehsil Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, resulting in electricity breakdown to half a dozen villages. Locals said heavy snowfall on Thursday disrupted electricity in the area as most of the heavy transmission lines were damaged. The Power Development Department (PDD) employees tried […]

Baramulla petrol, diesel dealers asked to reserve stock

Baramulla petrol, diesel dealers asked to reserve stock

Baramulla: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, who is also the District Magistrate, has directed all the petrol and diesel dealers of this north Kashmir district to reserve their stock in view of the inclement weather conditions that have disrupted the normal life in the valley. However, as per recent direction issued by the Deputy Commissioner, the snow […]

Kashmir remembers Afzal Guru on 6th death anniversary

Kashmir remembers Afzal Guru on 6th death anniversary

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed in Kashmir on Saturday to mark the sixth death anniversary of Afzal Guru who was hanged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail on this day in 2013. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had given the call for a shutdown […]

Returning Umrah pilgrims stranded in Delhi

Returning Umrah pilgrims stranded in Delhi

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Association of Haj and Umrah travel companies on Thursday said that Kashmiri Umrah pilgrims stranded at Delhi airport have not been given any assistance by airlines, which have instead told them to wait ten days before boarding another flight to Srinagar. The association said that these pilgrims had returned from […]

Journalist Asif Sultan charged with ‘harbouring militant’, ‘criminal conspiracy’

Journalist Asif Sultan charged with ‘harbouring militant’, ‘criminal conspiracy’

Srinagar: In a charge sheet filed before a Srinagar court on Thursday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police accused journalist Asif Sultan of hatching “criminal conspiracy”, “harbouring militant”, and giving support to a “proscribed” militant organisation. Asif worked as Assistant Editor at monthly magazine Kashmir Narrator and was picked up by police from his home in […]