Changing names of cities attempt to change India’s pluralistic visage: Farooq

Changing names of cities attempt to change India’s pluralistic visage: Farooq

Srinagar: The National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said that changing names of cities throughout the country is an attempt to change the pluralistic visage of India and a premeditated effort to deviate the attention of people from the developmental deficit across the country. “India has historically been a point of convergence of different […]

Lawyers protest against erratic power supply in Shopian

Lawyers protest against erratic power supply in Shopian

SHOPIAN: The lawyers of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday held a protest against the erratic power supply in the area. Under the banner of District Bar association Shopian, the lawyers took out a protest march from the Court to Deputy Commissioner’s office. A kerosene lamp gifted to the DC Owais Ahmad. They also lit […]

Pro-freedom camp condoles demise of Geelani’s son-in-law

Pro-freedom camp condoles demise of Geelani’s son-in-law

Srinagar: The pro-freedom camp on Wednesday condoled the demise of Syed Ali Geelani’s eldest son-in-law, Ghulam Hassan Makhdoomi. Makhdoomi was suffering from a stomach cancer and passed away on Tuesday at the hospital in Srinagar. The resistance parties and leaders who expressed grief included Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf […]

Bar expresses grief

Bar expresses grief

Srinagar: The J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar on Wednesday expressed grief over the demise of Syed Ali Geelani’s eldest son-in-law, Ghulam Hassan Makhdoomi. “The Executive Committee members of the Bar in a meeting under the chairmanship of M. A. Qayoom expressed sorrow over the demise. While condoling the demise, the Bar members also offered […]

Sainik School Nagrota hosts Int’l kids film festival

Nagrota: An international Kid’s Film Festival was inaugurated at Sainik School Nagrota on Wednesday marking the celebration of Children’s Day. Inspector General of Police (Personnel), J&K JP Singh presided over the function as Chief Guest and inaugurated the four-day long festival, the first of its kind exclusively screened for school students. Singh showered accolades on […]

Children’s Day celebrated

BARAMULLA/RAMBAN: District Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Tehsil Legal Services Committee Baramulla Wednesday organised a function here at Dak Bungalow to celebrate the Children’s day. Principal District and Sessions Judge Rajesh Shekri who is also the chairman of the Authority, was the chief guest whereas Sub-Judge Khursheed ul Islam was the guest of honor […]

Div Com Jammu discusses property rates under security forces

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma Wednesday chaired a meeting with Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division to discuss revision of rates for property occupied by army and security forces. The meeting was attended by Additional Commissioner, Rahul Sharma and Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division through video conferencing. Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the […]

Ganderbal admin restricts movement of heavy vehicles in town

GANDERBAL: District Administration Ganderbal on Thursday ordered trucks and tippers, shall not be allowed to ply through market road Ganderbal town (Towheed chowk to Beehama road) from 8 AM to 6 PM. The decision was taken in a meeting of District Road Safety Committee chaired by District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singla to discuss […]

Advisor Kumar visits SDH Dooru, ReA hospital in Anantnag

ANANTNAG: The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Wednesday visited newly constructed building of Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Dooru. The Director Health Services, Kashmir and CMO, Anantnag informed the Advisor that new building of SDH Dooru, getting constructed at an estimated cost of Rs.21.17 crore, is executed by Police Housing Corporation. It includes construction of the […]

District admin Poonch constitutes teams to check violations in no construction zone

POONCH: District Development Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav constituted a team to keep a check on construction in no construction zone in the district. The team constituted comprises Tehsildar Haveli, CEO Municipality and Police officials.After the devastating floods of 2014, the then DDC issued order under CrPC 133 and declared certain khasra numbers of Shahar khas […]