Rs. 3383.014 Cr collected from NHPC as water usage charges

Srinagar: The state government on Saturday said that it has collected Rs 3383 crore and Rs 3455 crore from NHPC and JKSPDC respectively on account of water charges bill. However JKSPDC has deposited only Rs 20 crore. Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary said that an amount of Rs. 3383.014 crore […]

PDD improving existing HT/LT network

Srinagar: The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh Saturday informed the House that PDD is improving and strengthening the existing network within the available resources being made available from time to time under various programmes. He said an amount of Rs. 10 crore each were released during 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 for improvement of HT/ […]

Congress’ Hilal Shah files nomination for Anantnag

SRINAGAR: On 4th day after the issuance of Election Notification for conduct of Bye-elections to 40-Anantnag Assembly constituency, first nomination was filed in the office of Returning Officer Saturday. Hilal Ahmad Shah of Congress deposited his nomination papers before the concerned Returning officer for Anantnag Assembly constituency. Meanwhile to look into the matters pertaining to […]

Disaster management awareness programme held at Shopian

SHOPIAN: A Disaster and Natural calamities awareness camp was held at Town Hall Shopian here on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion District Development Commissioner who was chief guest on the occasion, urged the participants to adhere to the instructions given during the awareness programme by the experts. He said the aim of organizing such programmes […]

DC Kulgam directs quick removal of Russian Poplars

ANANTNAG: To comply with the directions of J&K High Court regarding removal of Russian Poplar trees across the Kashmir Valley, DC Kulgam Showkat Aijaz today directed to remove all such Tress across the district on war-footing basis. During the meeting officers of Revenue departments apprised him about the status of Russian Poplars in their jurisdictions […]

Batamaloo bus stand to be only partly relocated

Batamaloo bus stand to be only partly relocated

SRINAGAR: The state government on Friday said the Batamaloo bus stand would be relocated only for the north Kashmir-bound vehicles, not for the intra-city transport. “North-bound traffic will be shifted from the general bus stand Batamaloo to truck terminal Parimpora in order to defuse the area from the mass traffic conjunction,” the government said in […]

Lassipora under examination for backward status

SRINAGAR: Social Welfare Minister, Sajad Gani Lone, on Friday said that Lassipora village in Budgam district’s Khansahib Assembly constituency was under examination for backward area status. Responding to a question raised by Saif-ud-din Bhat in the upper house of the legislature, Lone said Dreygam, Kremshore, Shamsabad, Parnew, Falchill Dachan, and Kandoora Parthan villages were not […]

Outrage at lewd messages on Reliance mobiles

Outrage at lewd messages on Reliance mobiles

SRINAGAR: Mobile subscribers of telecom giant Reliance Communications are outraged at receiving lewd messages from the service provider on a daily basis. “Every day I receive messages from Reliance that have vulgar content. Yesterday I received a message where a girl was complaining about not having a boyfriend, and that she was interested in me,” […]