22 illegal constructions during lockdown razed: Commissioner

22 illegal constructions during lockdown razed: Commissioner

SRINAGAR : Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has demolished as many as 22 illegal constructions and removed encroachments during the country-wide lockdown to ordered to curb the spread of Corona virus. Commissioner SMC, Gazanfar Ali said that despite being pre-occupied with sanitization works, in view of Covid 19 Pandemic, the SMC is constantly keeping vigil on […]

KU helps government in managing quarantine centers

Srinagar: After lending its high-end scientific laboratory equipments to Health Department to enhance testing facilities, deputing research scholars to SKIMS & GMC and raising NSS volunteers at various districts to assist the District administrations the University of Kashmir has moved a step further in its efforts to actively help Government and health agencies in the […]

Divisional Covid 19 Control room set up: Coordinating efforts to track, treat, counsel people

SRINAGAR : The divisional Covid- 19 control room established by the government to combat spread of the infectious disease has emerged as a nerve centre for coordinating the efforts ranging from tracking patients and contacts to monitoring red zones and answering people from all over the country. Chief Executive Officer JAKEDA and Officer on Special […]

Srinagar residents asked to start kitchen garden for essentials

Srinagar residents asked to start kitchen garden for essentials

SRINAGAR: Srinagar Municipal Corporation has asked its residents to grow vegetables and fruits in open spaces around their houses to address the issue of lack of essentials during “emergency situations” like the ongoing lockdown. Residents of Srinagar city, which is densely populated, often face difficulty in getting essentials like vegetables and fruits due to curfew […]

17 persons arrested in Srinagar for defying lockdown

17 persons arrested in Srinagar for defying lockdown

Srinagar: Over seventeen persons were arrested in Srinagar for defying Covid- 29 lockdown. Police said cases under relevant sections of the law have been registered in Police Station Sader and further investigations have been taken up. Police requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by the government in order to prevent the spread […]

Hami urges rich class to extend helping hand to poor

Srinagar: Karwan- e-Islami chief Ghulam Rasool Hami on Saturday urged the rich class of Kashmir to extend helping hand to poor in wake of Covid-19 lockdown. Hami in a statement said that it is high time that the people of Kashmir must follow the guidelines issued by the health department and advisories issued by the […]

Water in Dal Lake above normal, exit gates opened

Srinagar: Continuous rains in Valley has raised the water level in Dal Lake above the normal level, which is posing a threat to dwellers. The vice chairman of Lake and Water Way Authority Saturday visited directed to open all the exit gates to maintain the desired level. All the exit gates at Gow Kadal, Brari […]

SKUAST-K holds online workshop on innovation, entrepreneurship

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-K) held a four-day online workshop on innovation and entrepreneurship. “About 75 students, scholars and faculty members participated in the online workshop, ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Spurring Seeds to Agripreneurship’ organized by the SKUASTK’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Cell under the ICAR-World Bank-funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project […]

Complete restrictions to remain enforced in Srinagar till May 3, says DM

Complete restrictions to remain enforced in Srinagar till May 3, says DM

SRINAGAR: In view of the prevailing situation due to outbreak of Covid-19, District Magistrate Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudhary on Friday ordered the extension of restrictions in the district till May 3. An official spokesperson said the DM has ordered that there shall be complete restrictions on public movement and operation of the business and other […]

Inform about conditions of migrants: HC to admin

Inform about conditions of migrants: HC to admin

Srinagar: J&K High Court Friday directed Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Srinagar to inform the court about the condition of migrants, contract labours and visitors stranded in Jammu and Kashmir. The court passed the direction after it was informed that there were a large number of migrant and contract labourers and visitors to places of […]