Srinagar neighbourhoods face potable water scarcity as cloud burst damage water supply schemes

SRINAGAR: Dozens of Srinagar neighbourhoods are facing acute shortage of drinking water after above 60 water supply schemes sustained damages due to cloud burst in the Valley. The residents said that there is a shortage of drinking water for past 10 days causing them inconvenience in Ramadhan. “We approached the concerned PHE officials for restoring […]

Red FM, Music Plus launch awards to recognize Covid crusaders

Red FM, Music Plus launch awards to recognize Covid crusaders

SRINAGAR: One of the largest and most awarded private radio networks in India, 93.5 RED FM has joined hands with Music Plus to launch a first of its kind initiative ‘RISE INDIA Awards’ to recognize the selfless efforts of the COVID crusaders. There are doctors, nurses, frontline sanitization staff, industrialists, brands, celebrities, influencers, journalists, social […]

Imran for release of wages, allowances to SMC workers, councilors, employees

Srinagar : The former Deputy Mayor Srinagar and present Corporator of Nishat, Sheikh Mohamed Imran on Friday has urged the government to release long pending wages of Hospital Development Fund workers (HDF), daily wagers and casual labourers because of the COVID19 lockdown and holy month of Ramadan. In a statement issued, Sheikh Imran said ‘we […]

Masoodi demands special train to Jammu for stranded JK residents

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Member of Parliament from Anantnag, Hasnain Masoodi has asked the Gol supervising measures to combat the corona crisis and The Ministry of Railways to operate a special nonstop trains to Jammu – Udhampur for the students, labourers and other stranded people from Jammu and Kashmir. He has expressed […]

EJAC denounces shifting of service matters of JK employees to CAT Chandigarh

EJAC denounces shifting of service matters of JK employees to CAT Chandigarh

Srinagar: EJAC has strongly opposed the order of the central government issued by the Ministry of Personal, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personal and Training in consequence of which all the service matters of employees of JK have been shifted to Central Administrative Tribunal, Chandigarh. In a statement, EJAC President Fayaz Ahmad Shabnam has […]

World Earth Day golden jubilee celebrations conclude at SKUAST-K

Srinagar: The golden jubilee commemorations of the World Earth Day concluded today at Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-K) with a series of expert webinars and student competitions organised on ‘Climate Action’ – the theme of the day for the year 2020. Amid COVID19 lockdown, SKUAST-K’s Faculty of Agriculture, Wadura in […]

38 shops sealed and 12 vehicles seized for lockdown violation in Srinagar

38 shops sealed and 12 vehicles seized for lockdown violation in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Officials along with police on Wednesday sealed 38 shops and seized 12 vechiles for violating of lockdown in Srinagar. Concerned Tehsildars and SHOs swung into action in their respective jurisdictions in Srinagar and sealed scores of shops for violating closure orders issued in view of COVID-19 outbreak. Up to 6 pm a total of […]

No risk of Covid infection from dead: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said there is no risk to catch the infection from the bodies of persons who die from the novel coronavirus. “Cadavers do not transmit disease,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “There is no evidence of a person being infected from the exposure to corpse who died […]

JKSLSA Legal Helpline ‘Serve-the- Senior Citizens’ gets immense response

JKSLSA Legal Helpline ‘Serve-the- Senior Citizens’ gets immense response

Srinagar: Under the patronage, innovative approach and persistent guidance of Chief Justice of J&K High Court Justice Gita Mittal; and Executive Chairman JKSLSA, Justice Rajesh Bindal, the J&K State Legal Services Authority ( SLSA) has been working with a mission to provide relief to the distressed and needy by facilitating their livings through the Helplines […]

LAWDA demolishes 7 illegal constructions

SRINGAR: A massive demolition drive was carried out by the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority under the supervision of Enforcement Officer in the area of Wangund Teilbal, Chandpora, Harwan, Nishat Syed Colony, Lashkari, Mohalla and Laam Braine. As many as seven illegal constructions/ structures were demolished including four double storey houses, one single storey, one […]