Govt to fast-track completion of languishing PHE projects: Shah

Govt to fast-track completion of languishing PHE projects: Shah

JAMMU: Secretary, Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) and Relief and Rehabilitation, Farooq Ahmad Shah Friday said that government is committed to provide safe drinking water to the people living in every nook and corner of the state for which all languishing PHE projects would be completed in one-year time. Reviewing the […]

Two saffron sellers given 2-year-jail for adulteration

Two saffron sellers given 2-year-jail for adulteration

PAMPORE: Two saffron traders from the spice’s hometown were handed two-year- imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5000 by a local court on Wednesday for adulteration. The adulteration case had been registered in 2010 against the duo under section 16 of PFA act. Judicial Magistrate, Pampore, Ms Fozia Paul, while reading the sentence forGhulam Hassan […]

Motorcyclist dies in Awantipora accident

Motorcyclist dies in Awantipora accident

PAMPORE: A young motorcyclist was killed and his pillion rider-seriously injured when their motorcycle was hit by a vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Lethpora area in Pulwama district on Thursday evening. The two were shifted to Sub-District Hospital Pampore where doctors declared the motorcyclist as brought dead, SHO Awantipora Madasir Naseer told Kashmir Reader. […]

Ganai asks Transport officials to curb reckless driving

Expresses grief over deaths

Ganai asks Transport officials to curb reckless driving

Expresses grief over deaths SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has expressed grief over the death of two persons in separate incidents of reckless driving in Doda and Kathua districts today. While a pedestrian was killed on National Highway near Hatli Morh in Kathua after being hit by an over-speeding car, a shepherd […]

Anti-encroachment drive launched at Shopian

Anti-encroachment drive launched at Shopian

SHOPIAN: District Development Commissioner Shopian, Dr. Owais Ahmad Froday held a meeting to review traffic management in the district. In the meeting, the DDC directed Municipal Committee and Motor Vehicle Department to remove the encroachment on the busy roads in town and ordered strict action against the law violators, particularly in and around fruit Mandi […]

CRPF constable dies of cardiac arrest

CRPF constable dies of cardiac arrest

Baramulla: A CRPF constable died of heart failure here Friday. Constable Hari Om fell unconscious at the CRPF headquarters in Baramulla town, official sources told Kashmir Reader. His colleagues rushed him to the nearby hospital for treatment, where he passed away. The deceased paramilitary trooper hails from Rewari area of Haryana.

Fake JK Bank appointments: CB books fraudster

Fake JK Bank appointments: CB books fraudster

Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir books a Job fraudster, impersonating himself as a Personal Secretary to Chairman J&K Bank and deceitfully extracted huge amounts from the educated youths under the pretext of jobs in J&K Bank. A crime branch spokesperson said that Crime Branch Kashmir received an order passed by the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate […]

Top official calls for revival of social welfare, cottage industry centres in Shopian

SHOPIAN: Additional District Development Commissioner, Shopian Saleem Malik Friday stressed for the revival of Social Welfare and Cottage Industry Centres in this district and directed the District Social Welfare Officer for submitting a comprehensive report for making these centres more relevant. He said this while chairing a review meeting of the department which was attended […]

Durbar move arrangements reviewed

JAMMu: Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kansal Friday chaired a high-level meeting at Civil Secretariat Jammu to take a comprehensive review of the arrangements for bi-annual Durbar Move. Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma, IGP Jammu SDS Jamwal, DC Jammu Ramesh Kumar and senior officers from JMC, GAD, Estates, SRTC, FCS&CA, Health, PDD, PHE, Floriculture, JKTDC were […]

DC Kupwara inspects dev works, urges people to avail benefits of govt-sponsored schemes

KUPWARA: District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir Friday conducted an extensive tour of Rajwar area of the frontier district to inspect availability of basic amenities to the people. Jahangir inspected various ongoing developmental projects carried out by various departments and agencies and issued on-spot directions to the concerned officers for the necessary coordinated course of […]