J&K SSB gets new chairman, three DCs also transferred

Jammu: Two days after a major reshuffle in police, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday ordered posting and transfers of six Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officers, replacing the incumbent chairman of the Services Selection Board and three deputy commissioners. Khalid Jahangir, who was presently posted as Anantnag Deputy Commissioner, was transferred and posted as […]

Afzal Guru’s 7th death anniversary

Mobile internet snapped for day, markets remain closed

Afzal Guru’s 7th death anniversary

Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday snapped mobile internet services in Kashmir as a precautionary measure to prevent any law and order disturbance on the seventh death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru, officials said. The mobile internet services were suspended early in the morning as the authorities apprehended violence in the valley in view […]

PDP’s Naeem Akhtar booked under PSA

PDP’s Naeem Akhtar booked under PSA

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has slapped the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) on senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar, officials said on Saturday. Akhtar became the sixth mainstream leader in Kashmir to be booked under the controversial PSA, which was enacted in 1978 to deal with rampant timber smuggling. While former Jammu and Kashmir […]

125 community bunkers approved for Kupwara, Baramulla: Div Com

SRINAGAR: For the safe guard of human lives along border areas, prone to cross border shelling, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir,Baseer Ahmad Khan, today said that government has sanctioned Rs 25 crore for construction of 125 Community Bunkers for Kupwara and Baramulla border districts. He further said that Rs 25 crore have already been sanctioned for […]

Pre-emptive measures in place to deal with threat: Dullo

JAMMU: Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo on Friday reviewed the pre-emptive measures taken by the Health and Medical Education Department to deal with the threat of Coronavirus (nCoV), here at a meeting of senior functionaries and health officials. The measures taken include establishment of isolation wards, stocking of Personal Protection Equipment, […]

Elevated Light Rail System to be set up in Srinagar, Jammu

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday approved a proposal to set up the Elevated Light Rail System (ELRS) in the twin capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar. The approval to the Rs 10,559 crore project was granted by the Administrative Council, which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu here, […]

LG for integrated development of Srinagar

LG for integrated development of Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu Thursday called for perspective planning and integrated development of Srinagar city during a high level meeting he chaired here at SKICC Srinagar. He also called for coordinated measures to complete projects within stipulated timelines. The Lt Governor, while reviewing Smart City projects, asked for time-bound completion of recently initiated […]

Visits Hazratbal shrine,urges for scientific planning for preservation of Dal Lake

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu Thursday called for comprehensive and scientific planning for preservation of Dal Lake and directed the officers to take concrete steps for beautification and conservation of the lake. The Lt Governor made these directions while inspecting various sites along the banks of Dal Lake. He was accompanied by Advisor to […]

Kansal for widening ambit of Info dept’s activities

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring, Estates and Information, Rohit Kansal Thursday stressed on widening the ambit of activities of the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) and called for reviving the glory and traditions for which the Department held a unique position. The Principal Secretary was speaking at a meeting convened at […]

Lone, Parra released from detention

Srinagar: Former minister and People’s Conference chairman Sajjad Lone and PDP leader Waheed Parra, close aide of detained former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, were released from preventive detention here on Wednesday, officials said. After the release of Lone and Parra, 13 political leaders now remain detained at the MLA hostel here which has been temporarily […]