Ban on 4G mobile internet extended

Srinagar: The government on Monday extended ban on 4G mobile internet in Jammu and Kashmir. The ban will continue till May 11, an order issued by Home Department said. It cited spurt in militant violence, launch of new militant outfits and “well-founded” apprehensions of the “field agencies” regarding “enhanced efforts by Pakistan for recruitment in […]

Covid lockdown delaying restoration of Malshahibagh canal breach

Div Com reviews work

Covid lockdown delaying restoration of Malshahibagh canal breach

GAN DERBAL: The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, today visited breach spot on the Sindh Extension Canal at Malshahibagh, Ganderbal and took stock of ongoing restoration work. The breach which resulted from sloughing in December last year and affected the 6.8 MGD Alasteng WTP, which supplies water to several areas in the north of […]

Ensure universal access to safe, clean drinking water: NC to admin

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Sunday expressed concern over the supply of murky portable water to various hamlets in north Kashmir areas, urging the administration to ensure the quality of portable drinking water being supplied to consumers. In a joint statement NC Provincial Secretary Showkat Mir, north zone vice president Dr Sajjad Uri […]

SKUAST-K holds series of webinars with international agri experts

SRINAGAR: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-K) organised a series of webinars with international experts on various agriculture and related topics online for the students of the varsity. About 25 undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students from different faculties of the university participated in the online programme organised with the Israeli agriculture experts […]

Police books 19 persons for defying government orders in Srinagar

Police books 19 persons for defying government orders in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Acting tough against the violators of government prohibitory orders, police in a series of actions have arrested 19 persons in Sub Division Sadder, Srinagar. Thirteen persons were arrested in the jurisdiction of PS Sadder for defying orders. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at PS Sadder and further investigations into […]

Deputy Mayor monitors sanitization works at Lal Chowk, Raj Bagh, Ikhrajpora

SRINAGAR: Continuing sanitization work, a team of workers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) equipped with protective gears and specialized machines today sanitized various areas in Lal Chowk, Raj Bagh and Ikhrajpora. On the occasion, sanitization chemical mixture was sprayed in the lanes, bye lanes and main roads in these areas. Under the directions of Mayor […]

SKUAST-K celebrates World Veterinary Day

Experts from US, Australia deliver online lectures

Srinagar : To celebrate the World Veterinary Day, SK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology held a series of online programmes, webinars and student competitions. The World Veterinary Day is commemorated to honour the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals and society every year on the last Saturday of April from last 20 […]

Police arrests four gamblers in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested four gamblers from a gambling site. A police party from Police Station Parimpora & Police Post Qamarwari raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers identified as Taimur Ahmad sheikh resident of Sir Syed Abad Bemina, Mohd Shafi Shah […]

Advisor Baseer Khan reviews SOPs for resuming MGNREGA activities

Advisor Baseer Khan reviews SOPs for resuming MGNREGA activities

SRINAGAR : Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan chaired a meeting to review the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for resumption and roll out of Rural Development Department activities during the lock down in Jammu and Kashmir. During the meeting instructions were conveyed for resumption of MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) activities […]

HC rejects bail plea of NC leader’s son

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Friday rejected the bail application of Hilal Rather, the son of senior National Conference leader and former Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather, in a bank fraud case. To seek interim bail, the accused had moved an application before single bench of Justice Puneet Gupta. He pleaded that in view […]