Street vendors yet to be rehabilitated by SMC even after HC order

SRINAGAR: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has failed to rehabilitate and relocate street vendors occupying roads and footpaths in the city despite high court’s order of removing them from different places. Vendors were evicted by the authorities several times, but they reappeared as the government has no concrete policy for them. On May 2017, J&K High […]

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 […]

JKLF calls for shutdown on February 9, 11

SRINAGAR: The banned JKLF on Thursday called for shutdown in Kashmir on February 9 and 11 to mark the death anniversaries of Afzal Guru and its founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat. This is the first strike call given by the organisation since the abrogation of Article 370 provisions in August last year. The Jammu Kashmir Liberation […]

Resolve Kashmir, restore special status: ANC chief writes Modi

SRINAGAR: Awami National Conference (ANC) chief Khalida Shah has written letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking to restore special status of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state and resolve Kashmir issue. She also also asked Modi to take steps to put an end to campaigns that portray Kashmiri Muslims as “villians” throughout the world. In […]

PIL in High Court to stay ‘Shikara’

SRINAGAR: A fresh public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the J&K High Court against Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s upcoming film “Shikara: The Untold Story Of Kashmiri Pandits”. The Litigation was moved before court by demanding a stay on its release and deleting some of the scenes which portrays Kashmiri Muslims in bad shape. “Shikara” the […]

Any vehicular rule change can be incorporated by GoI: Govt tells Court

SRINAGAR: The government on Tuesday submitted before High court that from now on, any vehicular change can be incorporated by government of India. The Additional Advocate General (AAG), B A Dar while arguing in a matter related to traffic management submitted a report of Principal Secretary, Home department stating therein that since the Central Motor […]

Govt aiming to take governance at people’s doorstep: Secy FCS&CA

Meets deputations during public grievance camp in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Pandurang Kondbarao Pole today said that Administrative Secretaries in Jammu and Kashmir would be staying connected with people to provide good governance at their doorsteps. Speaking to various deputations during the public outreach programme held here, Pole said that Government has started a novel initiative of […]

BOSE declares result of class 12 students withheld over complaint

SRINAGAR: Much to the relief of the aggrieved students, the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has declared the withheld class 12 results of most of them. Of the remaining students, few of them have been found to have been resorted to unfair means while the rest failed to explain their position over […]

Imam Hai Jamia Masjid expresses concern over continued detention of Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Imam Hai of Jamia Masjid Maulana Ahmad sayed Naqashbandi Friday expressed concern over the continued detention of Mirwaiz. In a statement, Imam Hai said that Mirwaiz is the religious head of Muslims of Kashmir and incapacitating him from performing his religious duties as Mirwaiz and barring him from performing religious obligations as a Muslim […]