Pellet victims seek societal help

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Saying that they have been left in lurch by the government, Pellet victims on Monday staged a protest here and sought help from society to end their plight. The protesting pellet victims said that they have come out on roads to seek the help from the society. Amir, one of the pellet […]

Delhi media’s report on Salahuddin baseless: UJC

SRINAGAR: Terming Syed Salahuddin as a “symbol of freedom struggle”, the United Jihad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of various militant outfits of Kashmir, on Monday said the news carried out by Delhi-based media is “baseless”. “Indian media is making mockery of their organisations by spreading fake news against Syed Salahuddin,” a spokesperson of UJC in […]

Power shutdown

SRINAGAR: According to the Power Controller, Kashmir Province, PDD Srinagar, to carry out some maintenance works, power supply from Bemina-Fetahkadal, Bemina-Barbarshah, Pampore-Badamibagh, Cheshmashahi-Harwan 33 KV line shall remain affected on February 20, 21 and 22 respectively from 12 am to 3 pm.

In a first, Revenue dept creates RID fund

SRINAGAR: In a first, a Revenue Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) has been created wherein 5% of the cost of the state land acquired for any infrastructure development project will be charged and for other land acquired for the projects 2% will be charged by the revenue department. Giving the information about the Fund, Minister for […]

CS reviews NABARD funded projects

JAMMU: Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Monday chaired the 4th High Powered Committee (HPC) meeting-2017-18, to review the status of projects funded under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) of NABARD. Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Commissioner/Secretary Agriculture Production Department, Commissioner/ Secretary, PW(R&B), Secretary, PHE and I&FC, Chief General Manager, […]

RDD minister suspends four officials in RDD

KATHUA: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan on Monday suspended four employees for dereliction of duties during a surprise inspection of RDD offices in district Kathua. The Minister made a surprise visit to ACD office and Executive Engineers Office of Rural Engineering Wing (REW) and found 4 employees absent. […]

DGP Prisons reviews security of south Kashmir jails

Srinagar: Director General of Police, Prisons Dilbag Singh, monday visited different jails in South Kashmir. He was accompanied by DIG Prisons, Dr. Mohd Sultan Lone, DIG south Kashmir Amit Kumar, SSP Anantnag Altaf Khan, and other senior officers. This was his first visit to Kashmir Province after taking over as Head of J&K Prisons Department, […]

SEPs to enhance interest of students in teaching-learning process: DSEK

SRINAGAR: Department of Education, Jammu and Kashmir is organising educational tours for students under the Student Exchange programme (SEP) of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. In this connection, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Dr G N Itoo on Monday flagged off a batch of students from Government Girls Higher Secondary School Kothibagh, […]

Apollo Hospital performs Asia’s first simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant

JAMMU: Apollo Hospital has given a new lease of life to a 38-year-old man by performing a simultaneous pancreas kidney (SPK) transplant, recently. An official statement said that mostly SKP transplants are performed from organs harvested from the same cadaveric donor but in this case experts adapt to other strategies to help patients when the […]