Assembly by-poll: NC fields industrialist-politician against Mehbooba

Assembly by-poll: NC fields industrialist-politician against Mehbooba

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) on Monday nominated Iftikhar Misger, an industrialist-politician, as the party’s candidate for by-election to Anantnag Assembly constituency, which is scheduled to go to polls on June 19. The decision was taken by NC’s Parliamentary Board, a party spokesman said. He said after taking inputs from local leadership in Anantnag and […]

In Srinagar, Najma showers praise on Modi

In Srinagar, Najma showers praise on Modi

SRINAGAR: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Dr. Najma Heptullah on Wednesday showered praises on the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the completion of two years of government, led by him. She said during last two years, the Modi led government has registered phenomenal achievements in different fields which have no parallels in the annals […]

Zero Hour in LA: Govt to reimburse migrants for purchase of 3-month ration

SRINAGAR: The Government today said it will reimburse the money spent by migrants out of their own pocket for purchase of rations for the months of February, March and April 2016. “The Government will deposit the money into the bank accounts of the migrants which they have spent on purchase of rations for the months […]

Casual labourers protest for regularisation, wages

By Ishfaq Reshi   Srinagar: Employees of various government departments who do not have a regular job held a demonstration at the press enclave here on Monday to demand a policy for regularising the 62,000 casual labourers of various departments engaged after 1994 as well as the immediate release of their pending wages. The protesters […]

4 injured in road mishaps

Srinagar: Four persons were injured in two different road accidents in Budgam and Baramulla districts on Monday. In Budgam, an Alto-800 car hit an electric pole at Mazhama  Magam resulting in injuries to two persons including driver of the vehicle. The injured were shifted to the hospital for treatment. Budgam Police has registered a case […]

Twin capital cities recommended under Smart City Mission: Asiea Naqash

Srinagar: The Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education Asiea Naqash while replying to a question of Ghulam Nabi Monga in the Legislative Council informed that the Government has recommended both capital cities—Srinagar and Jammu to Union Ministry of Urban Development for inclusion under Smart City Mission. The […]

Govt to rejuvenate orchards in phased manner: Veeri

Srinagar: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affair Abdul Rehman Veeri replying to a question of Yasir Reshi in the Legislative Council informed that the rehabilitation by way of rejuvenation of damaged orchards has been made part of Prime Minister’s Package and will be considered in a phased manner. The Minister informed that waiving-off of […]

`Zero Technique’ for Knee Joint Replacement

Srinagar: A new procedure called `Zero Technique’ has been introduced to replace knee joint. Giving details about the procedure, senior Orthopaedic consultant and joint replacement surgeon Dr. Ranjit Singh from Fortis Escorts Hospital, said that new Zero Technique is for total knee joint replacement. He said that with this technique, the patient starts walking just […]