HC lauds Div Com Kashmir for stopping roadside parking in Srinagar

Directs him to continue exercise across Valley

Srinagar: The J&K High Court while appreciating the efforts of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan in curbing menace of roadside parking directed him to continue doing the exercise to ensure that the object is achieved without fail. The court directed him to implement the directions in all the areas falling under his jurisdiction. The […]

Interview for JK High Court Research Assistant on Feb 14

SRINAGAR: The timing of the interview for Research Assistant post in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Srinagar wing on February 14, 2020, (Friday) shall be 10 am instead of earlier scheduled 4.00 pm. Interview on rest of the dates shall be as per the already notified schedule. KR Desk

Rakh-e-Arth colony without civic amenities, official blames lack of funds

SRINAGAR: Rakh-e-Arth housing colony residents say that government has failed provide them civic amenities for last seven years – which is causing them inconvenience and adding to their woes. As per the residents, the hospital and school building are under construction for last three years – but the process is very slow. “We are facing […]

Casual SMC workers threaten strike after unpaid salary

Casual SMC workers threaten strike after unpaid salary

SRINAGAR: Sanitation staffers engaged by Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on consolidated basis have threatened to go on an indefinite strike over unpaid salary for more than six months. Employees said they are only receiving meagre remuneration and the Corporation is not able to pay them on time. “We don’t have money to feed our families […]

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 […]