SMC Commissioner tours city areas, Athwajan

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation Gazanfar Ali today toured various areas including Nawakadal, bulbul lankar shrine, Eidgah, Safa Kadal, Athwajan etc Gazanfar who visited these areas on the demand of public was accomanied by Joint Commissioner works, Ishtiyaq Ahmed Shah ,concerned team of Engineers , ward officers and other officials. The general public from the […]

9 discharged, after recovery from SKIMS Bemina

SRINAGAR: Nine COVID-19 patients were today discharged from SKIMS Hospital Bemina after successful completion of treatment and testing negative before discharge. With this the number of COVID-19 recovered patient’s moves to 436 out of total COVID positive admitted patients numbering 581 till date. The recovery rate at present is more than 75% and with four […]

DAK warns against Covid complacency, says epidemic can easily reignite

DAK warns against Covid complacency, says epidemic can easily reignite

Srinagar: With lifting of lockdown and reopening of economic activities, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday warned against Covid-19 complacency, saying public must continue to adhere to the health guidelines in order to avoid a catastrophic slipup. “We are not out of woods yet. Covid is far from over and we must not lower our […]

Wildlife SOS rescues ‘Levantine Viper’ in Nishat area

SRINAGAR: Wildlife SOS rescued a highly venomous and rare ‘Levantine Viper’ from a house at the foothills of Dachigam in Kashmir. The four-feet-long snake was found in a healthy condition and was soon released into a safe habitat. The Wildlife SOS team operating out of J&K received a frantic call from locals who had found […]

Fisheries professionals say, future bleak as no jobs in offing

Srinagar: Despite completing the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in Fisheries, hundreds of professionals here are without jobs as the Jammu and Kashmir Fisheries department has not called for any recruitments for almost two decades. According to the passouts, barring a very few Non-Gazetted cadre positions of Fisheries Development Assistant and Deputy Inspector (Adv. 03 […]

Div Com calls for further improving, strengthening measures to fight Covid-19

Div Com calls for further improving, strengthening measures to fight Covid-19

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole has called for further strengthening and improving the measures taken to fight Covid-19 pandemic in all districts of Kashmir division. The Div Com said while chairing a weekly meeting convened on every Tuesday to review, monitor and evaluate the coronavirus situation in the valley here today. During the […]

Srinagar to have reverse vending machines for managing solid plastic PET waste

SRINAGAR: Srinagar is soon going to have reverse vending machines at identified public places across the city — the aim being to encourage scientific disposal of plastic and other non-biodegradable waste products and protection of the environment. The machines also called as RVMs are being installed under the Smart City project. The Srinagar Smart City […]

Yateem Foundation spends over 11.5 millions on 7k families during corona lockdown

Yateem Foundation spends over 11.5 millions on 7k families during corona lockdown

Srinagar: TJ&K Yateem Foundation spent over 11.5 millions among 6950 families affected due to three months long lockdown enforced by the authorities to keep spread of corona virus under control since its onset till ending May. Chairman JKYF Mohammad Ahsan Rather presided over a special session of the district representatives and programme executives of the […]

Missing Phd scholar’s family stage protest in Srinagar

Srinagar: Family members and relatives of a young Srinagar youth, who was pursuing doctorate in Kashmir University and went missing during trekking on June 13, staged a peaceful protest, appealing the Lieutenant Governor, security agencies and the police to take tangible steps to trace their son. Amid slogans of “we want justice”, “no connection with […]

KU’s Bioresources Deptt, to hold virtual workshop on Anti-plagiarism software

Srinagar: Department of Bioresources University of Kashmir( KU) in collaboration with Antiplagiarism Software giant Turnitin, USA is organising a virtual workshop on ‘Plagiarism – An Opportunity to Learn, Teach & Excel’ on Wednesday. According to the organizers of the workshop the program is a part of online workshop series started by Department of Bioresources for […]