Circular Road Anantnag thrown open for one way traffic

ANANTNAG: Circular road, Anantnag was thrown open for one way traffic on Saturday. The newly constructed Phase-I of Circular roads which connects Mehandi Kadal with Ashajipora will decongest the old town and the main business centers of the district. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri said that […]

Pregnant lady, newborn dies at Baramulla hospital; enquiry ordered

Pregnant lady, newborn dies at Baramulla hospital; enquiry ordered

Baramulla: Protests erupted in Boniyar area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday evening after a pregnant woman and her baby died allegedly due to the negligence of doctors. According to protesters, middle-aged Shameema, wife of Sajad Ahmad of Hillerperniyan village, was admitted to the District Hospital Baramulla on Monday after she had developed labour […]

Mufti Sayeed food scheme to cost Rs 400 crore

Mufti Sayeed food scheme to cost Rs 400 crore

SRINAGAR: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Food Entitlement Scheme (MMSFES), announced by Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government in April, would burden the state exchequer with Rs 400 crore, consumer affairs and public distribution minister Chowdhary Zulfikar Ali told reporters here. The scheme, approved by the state cabinet last month, has been designed to ensure additional ration to families […]

Shutdown continues at Kangan against youth’s arrest

Shutdown continues at Kangan against youth’s arrest

Kangan: Shutdown continued at Kangan, Ganderbal, for the second consecutive day on Friday against the detention of a youth. On Thursday, police raided a salon here and arrested an undergraduate student Gowhar Rehman Rather (20). Police said he was involved in stone pelting during the protests held after the recent civilian killings in Handwara. The […]

Mehbooba being treated as adhoc CM by New Delhi: NC

Mehbooba being treated as adhoc CM by New Delhi: NC

SRINAGAR: National Conference Friday expressed shock at sidelining of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in a high-level meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss various issues pertaining to the State. “Instead of the elected Chief Minister, New Delhi invited the J&K Governor for the high-level meeting to discuss various […]

Teenager raped at Qazigund; 3 held

Teenager raped at Qazigund; 3 held

SRINAGAR: Three men from Srinagar were arrested by police on Friday for allegedly raping a non-local teenager in a hotel at Qazigund, Anantnag. The station house officer Qazigund, Nisar Ahmad, told Kashmir Reader that the trio gave lift to the girl from Lal Chowk here in their car after she couldn’t find a vehicle to […]

Govt duty bound to provide safe drinking water: Andrabi

Govt duty bound to provide safe drinking water: Andrabi

GANDERBAL: Government is duty bound to provide safe drinking water to the people  and eradicate water borne diseases in the State. This was stated by Minister of State for PHE and Irrigation & Flood Control Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi while inspecting functioning of Rangil Water Treatment Plant and Alastang Primary Sedimentation Tank there. The Minister […]

Govt for revamping JK’s ailing public transport sector

Govt for revamping JK’s ailing public transport sector

SRINAGAR: Calling for revamping the transport sector, Minister of State for Science & Technology, and Transport (independent charge), Sunil Sharma, Friday urged the stakeholders to explore the huge potential offered by Jammu and Kashmir. The Minister was speaking at the opening ceremony of 243rd Standing Committee (Supplies and Contracts) of Association of State Road Transport […]

Mehbooba inaugurates 48 Estates quarters

Mehbooba inaugurates 48 Estates quarters

PAMPORE: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, today inaugurated three blocks comprising 48 one BHK Estates’ flats, which have been constructed by the R&B Department for accommodation of State government employees. She also laid the foundation stone for further nine blocks under Phase II of the project in which 144 flats will be constructed. After formal inauguration, […]

Area wise development plans to save forests

Area wise development plans to save forests

KATHUA: Minster for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh today stressed on the need for formulation of area wise forest development plans to save the state’s green cover. “Formulate working plans for each forest area and prepare inventory of forests assets to save and conserve the green gold” Minister asked Forest department during inspection […]