Youth association concerned over traffic jams in old city

Srinagar: Downtown coordination committee (DCC) on Monday called for streamlining of traffic in old city besides availability of other basic amenities in the area. A spokesperson said that DCC has been formed the raise voice for the issues concerning the downtown. “Old city area is being victimised and in this regard DCC is an initiative […]

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, […]

No room for Modi, entourage at iconic Mysuru hotel

MYSURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his entourage did not get accommodation at the iconic Hotel Lalitha Mahal Palace here as almost all rooms were booked for a wedding reception, its top official said today. The district administration later made arrangements for them at another plush hotel in the city. “An official from the deputy […]

Nawab Fazal Jah, son of Hyderabad’s last Nizam dies

HYDERABAD: Nawab Fazal Jah Bahadur, the son of the seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan died after a brief illness, according to a member of the erstwhile royal family of Hyderabad. Nawab Fazal Jah (72) was admitted to a private hospital on last Thursday night and died yesterday, said Nawab Najaf […]