Class 10 examination begins today

Srinagar: Examinations for class 10 conducted by the J&K Board of School Examination (BOSE) will commence in Kashmir on Tuesday. A BOSE official said 65000 students are appearing in the examination in 615 centers spread across Kashmir valley. He said that all the examinations centers were ready with proper facilities for the examinees. The examinations […]

Will take action against illegal land encroachments in Srinagar: Admin

Will take action against illegal land encroachments in Srinagar: Admin

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar administration on Sunday said it is gearing for action against encroachments and illegal constructions in the district. “Clear-cut instructions in this regard have been issued to concerned departments who have been asked to take immediate action including initiation of criminal proceedings and eviction of encroachers and demolition of illegal structures,” the statement […]

Red algae bloom defaces Dal Lake

Red algae bloom defaces Dal Lake

Srinagar: Red algal bloom, an indicator of heavy pollution in the water body, has engulfed the surface of Dal Lake turning it red over a vast stretch. Officials pin the blame on increased agriculture activates and consequent use of fertilizers and pesticides in the catchments of the lake. The fault lies partly on the Lakes […]

Dwivedi visits Kashmir Press Club

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Secretary, Information, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi on Thursday visited Kashmir Press Club. He was accompanied by Director, Information & PR, Syed Sehrish Agar and other officers of the department. “President, Kashmir Press Club, Shuja ul Haq and other members welcomed Dwivedi and briefed him about the functioning of the club. They informed him that […]

Detained Yasin Khan’s mother passes away, KCCI pleads for release

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Chamber of Industry and Commerce (KCCI) has urged the authorities to immediately release the Chairman of Kashmir Traders and Manufacture federation (KTMF) Mohammad Yasin Khan whose mother passed away Thursday. Khan is under detention in a jail outside Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370 on August 5. Sheikh Ashiq, President of […]

Khomeini Chowk residents slam PHE for failing to repair leaking pipeline

Khomeini Chowk residents slam PHE for failing to repair leaking pipeline

SRINAGAR: The residents of Khomeini Chowk Bemina slammed Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to repair the leaking pipeline on the main road, which according to them is causing inconvenience. They said from the last 13 months, the pipeline is leaking. “The water enters directly into our homes and shops that damages our property,” […]

HC asks union ministry to submit its proposal on sports facilities in JK

HC asks union ministry to submit its proposal on sports facilities in JK

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed the GOI’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYS), to place its proposal about sports facilities in J&K before the court within four weeks failing which the Director MYS, has been directed to personally appear in the court on November 25. The court passed the direction after Vishnu […]

People unable to apply for Aadhaar amid internet blackout

SRINAGAR: People across Kashmir are unable to apply for Aadhaar and make corrections due to internet blockout from the last 80 days. The Aadhaar enrolment centers is running in designated banks, post offices, schools and ICDS blocks and designated Aanganwadi centers in Jammu and Kashmir. The locals said that they have visited Aadhaar enrolment centers […]

Illegal construction on rise in Srinagar, demolition squads face threat JKPCC

Illegal construction on rise in Srinagar, demolition squads face threat JKPCC

SRINAGAR: Amid shutdown in Kashmir, illegal construction is on rise in Srinagar, and the administration believes over 15% jump in construction due to the prevailing situation. “Our squads are facing harassment, injuries, and abuse from the violators,” an official at SMC said. “There is always a risk of losing a life. Over 40 squad members […]

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 […]