Civil society group slams JV proposal for Ratle project

Civil society group slams JV proposal for Ratle project

SRINAGAR: J&K Socio-Economic Coordination Committee (JKSECC), a new amalgam of 27 civil societies, Wednesday asked the Governor led administration to scrap its decision regarding formation of a joint venture with some central PSU for execution of Ratle Hydro power project. Talking to reporters, Hameeda Nayeem, one of the members, said that it was “sinister design” […]

Families of 2 missing Hajin youth appeal for their return

Families of 2 missing Hajin youth appeal for their return

HAJIN: Family members of two youths from Hajin area of Bandipora district, who are missing since August 31, have appealed authorities to help them in tracing the youth. The families also appealed their sons to return home. Mohammad Saqib Bilal, 17, son of Bilal Ahmad Sheikh and Mudasir Rashid, 15, son of Abdul Rashid Parray, […]

HC takes suo-moto cognizance of reports about plight of 2014 flood victims

HC takes suo-moto cognizance of reports about plight of 2014 flood victims

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Wednesday treated several news reports published on Sep 7 about the plight of 2014 flood victims as a public interest litigation (PIL) and issued notices to Commissioner Secretary and Chief Engineer, Irrigation & Flood Control to respond to the issue by Oct 17. The reports had highlighted that despite four […]

GoI extends DAY NRLM by one year in JK

GoI extends DAY NRLM by one year in JK

SRINAGAR: The Government of India has approved extension of timeline for implementation of the special package under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) for J&K for another period of one year during 2018-19. A cabinet meet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi also approved allocation of funds to the State under DAY-NRLM […]

Awantipura villagers demand macadamisation of road

Awantipura villagers demand macadamisation of road

Pulwama: Residents of dozen villages in Awantipora area of Pulwama are up in arms against the R&B department for failing to macadamise 9-km road panzgam to Malagpora from many years. The locals of Panzgam, Chokura, Gulzarpora, Novgam, Ghat Tokun, Baderwan and Malangpora alleges government for step-motherly attitude towards the area. They said the road from […]

Casual labourers of forest dept protest, demand implementation of SRO 520

Casual labourers of forest dept protest, demand implementation of SRO 520

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Casual Labourers of Forest Department on Wednesday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding release of their pending wages and implementation of SRO 520 in their favour. Scores of casual labourers from various districts of Kashmir valley assembled here in press enclave and raised slogans in favour of their “genuine” […]

DC Srinagar visits Zadibal, takes stock of Muharram arrangements

DC Srinagar visits Zadibal, takes stock of Muharram arrangements

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Wednesday visited Zadibal here and took a firsthand appraisal of arrangements various departments have made for smooth observance of ongoing Muharram proceedings there. The DC undertook a walking tour around the area inspecting the facilities different departments have put in place there. He inspected the implementation […]

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