CS clears Rs 459 Cr industrial projects in 44th APCC meet

SRINAGAR: In the 44th meeting of Apex Projects Clearance Committee (APCC) held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, BVR Subramanyam, industrial projects with an investment of Rs.459 crores were cleared. The projects cleared include setting up of a mini Food Park by M/s Nav Bharat Group at Bari Brahmana with a projected investment of Rs.78.27 […]

ROMANA HIT AND RUN CASE: Srinagar Court sentences accused to life imprisonment

ROMANA HIT AND RUN CASE: Srinagar Court sentences accused to life imprisonment

SRINAGAR: Principal, District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar, Abdul Rashid Malik today sentenced the accused Mohammad Shoaib Darial in the “Romana Hit and Run Case” to imprisonment for life. State Legal Services Authority, was also directed to pay compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the mother of the victim. Principal District & Sessions Judge, while announcing […]

3 city bridges being facade lighted for enhancing look

3 city bridges being facade lighted for enhancing look

SRINAGAR: Three bridges in Srinagar are being facade lighted aimed at their beautification and enhancement of their overall appearance. Of the three bridges being taken up for facade lighting in the ongoing first phase of the project the work on the Abdullah Bridge has been completed and that on the remaining two including Lal Mandi […]

JK bank chairman dismisses rumours about merger

Chhibber says recent political devps won’t affect bank

JK bank chairman dismisses rumours about merger

Srinagar: Putting all the speculations about the J&K Bank’s merger at rest, J&K Bank Chairman and Managing Director R K Chhibber on Sunday said the recent crisis of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank in the has worried bank customers in general but the rumors of J&K bank’s merger by some “vested interests” has raised […]

Advisor Sharma for providing state-of-art housing facilities to Srinagar residents

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K K Sharma Sunday directed the officers of Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) to undertake measures for revolutionising the housing sector of Srinagar city by providing state-of-art housing facilities to the people of capital city. He stated this while inspecting several ongoing projects and directed early completion of the same so that […]

No protests to be allowed till situation improves: DGP

No protests to be allowed till situation improves: DGP

Srinagar: Police will not allow any protests, in any form, including sit-ins in Kashmir Valley till the situation improves, the NDTV has reported. “No protests of any form, including sit-ins, will be allowed in Kashmir till the situation improves and the restrictions in the Kashmir Valley are completely lifted,” Director General of Police, Dilbagh Singh […]

Atmosphere of fear and reprisal ensuring silence in Kashmir: Amnesty

Atmosphere of fear and reprisal ensuring silence in Kashmir: Amnesty

Srinagar: Amnesty International India has documented a “clear pattern” of authorities using arbitrary detention on activists, politicians and anyone likely to hold a dissenting opinion, including women and children before and after 5 August 2019 in Jammu & Kashmir, a statement issued by watchdog said based on interviews of dozens of people, including those detained […]

Police in forefront of tackling militancy: DGP

Police in forefront of tackling militancy: DGP

Srinagar: Highlighting the multifarious duties being performed by Jammu and Kashmir Police, its chief Dilbagh Singh on Friday said the force has been in the forefront of tackling militancy, radicalisation and law and order situation in the state. In addition to the fight against militancy along with other security agencies, the force has been very […]

IAF personnel killing: CBI arrests JKLF chief but court bails him

Jammu: JKLF chief and former militant commander Javed Ahmed Mir was arrested and later released on bail in connection with the killing of four IAF personnel, including a Squadron Leader, in January 1990, officials said here on Friday. He was arrested on Wednesday and produced before a CBI court, which released him on bail the […]

Expedite pending works: Div Com to officers

Expedite pending works: Div Com to officers

SRINAGAR,: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Friday directed district officers to complete pending developmental works of Srinagar district on double shift basis. He made these directions while chairing the district level meeting here to review developmental scenario of Srinagar district. He also directed the concerned to procure labour force from outside and camp them […]