Restoration of essential services underway across Kashmir division

SRINAGAR: District administrations across the Kashmir division Friday cleared snow from major and link roads after heavy snowfall lashed Kashmir Valley, officials said. District Development Commissioners visited various areas in their respective jurisdictions to take stock of the situation and review snow clearance and restoration of essential services. At KULGAM, DDC Kulgam Showkat Aijaz Bhat […]

Railway services to resume in Kashmir next week

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Wednesday asked the Railway authorities to restore the train services in valley from next week. He passed the directions during a meeting with railway officials, district administrations and police convened to discuss restoration of railway services in Kashmir. Khan reviewed measures for restoring train service in the valley, […]

NC slams govt for changing names of prominent landmarks in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Wednesday slammed government for changing the names of prominent landmarks in valley, saying that at a time when the people of state are struggling for their pride and democratic rights, GoI is raring to go for changing the names of important landmarks like stadiums. In a statement, party said, “The present […]

Ten shops gutted in fire at Batamaloo

Ten shops gutted in fire at Batamaloo

SRINAGAR: Ten shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Iqbal market in Srinagar’s Batamaloo area, police said on Tuesday. The fire broke out on Monday night in Batamaloo area of Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Ten shops were gutted. The cause of the fire is believed to a short-circuit, […]

J&K Bank condoles demise of 4 employees in Kathua accident

SRINAGAR: Bidding adieu to their colleagues including two security guards – who lost their lives in a tragic accident at Bani Kathua while discharging their duty – the entire J&K Bank family held condolence meetings across the JK region, the statement issued on Tuesday said. The deceased included Assistant Banking Associate Kewal Krishan, Banking Attendant […]

Multipronged strategy to check fire incidents in hotels across JK

JAMMU: On the instructions of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu, Government has ordered a Fire Safety Audit (FSA) of all the hotels across Jammu and Kashmir. In this regard, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Monday chaired a meeting with Principal Secretary, Home, Director General, Fire and Emergency Services, Secretary DMRR&R, Director Tourism, Jammu and […]

Div Com Kashmir reviews winter stocking of essentials in Ladakh, Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday chaired a meeting of officers to review the position of winter stocking of food grains and other essential commodities in Ladakh and Kashmir division. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Director Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs; Director Animal Husbandry, officials from […]

Finance dept authorizes utilization of 50% funds

SRINAGAR: The Finance department has conveyed the authorization to the utilization of 50% funds out of five months Budget Estimates (31st October 2019 to 31 March 2020) under both Revenue and Capital components out of consolidated fund of the Union Territory of the Jammu and Kashmir pending the sanction of such expenditure by the parliament. […]

LG visits Baramulla, Anantnag to review dev works

Approves funds for several programs

LG visits Baramulla, Anantnag to review dev works

BARAMULLA/ Anantnag: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu, visited Baramulla and Anantnag districts on Saturday to review developmental works and winter preparedness. Murmu underscored the need for transparent governance and efficient which he said were vital for hassle-free and smooth public service delivery mechanism. He also said that a well-defined citizen’s charter and viable grievance redressal […]

LG visits Baramulla, Anantnag to review dev works

Approves funds for several programs

LG visits Baramulla, Anantnag to review dev works

BARAMULLA/ Anantnag: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu, visited Baramulla and Anantnag districts on Saturday to review developmental works and winter preparedness. Murmu underscored the need for transparent governance and efficient which he said were vital for hassle-free and smooth public service delivery mechanism. He also said that a well-defined citizen’s charter and viable grievance redressal […]