Valley districts to get solid waste management units

Valley districts to get solid waste management units

SRINAGAR: The urban local bodies department has embarked on an ambitious project to construct integrated solid waste management units in Kashmir division in order to implement the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan and Clean India Mission on the ground level. The units are coming up at Delina village of Baramulla, Lethpora area of Pulwama, Sumbal area of […]

‘Decrease in dog bite cases’

‘Decrease in dog bite cases’

SRINAGAR: The graph of dog bite cases have considerably decreased from last six years, states the report submitted by Srinagar Municipal Corporation before the court in public interest litigation related to dog menace. As per the report, the number of cases which have been treated at Shri Mahraja Hari Singh Hospital(SMHS) are 7000 in year […]

NHM employees extend strike by 144 hours

NHM employees extend strike by 144 hours

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: National Health Mission (NHM) employees on Thursday extended their strike for next 144 hours amid the deadlock on negotiations between the government and the protesting employees continues. The employee association took the decision at Pratap Park on the thirty day of their sit-in-protest. They also burnt their degree certificates in protest. Expressing […]

Geelani grieved over demise of Jam’aat member Jalal-ud-din

Geelani grieved over demise of Jam’aat member Jalal-ud-din

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday expressed deep regret over the demise of a Jama’at-e-Islami member Sheikh Jalal-ud-din of Kralpora. Expressing condolence with the grieved family, Geelani in a statement said Kashmir has lost a renowned Islamic scholar. “Sheikh Jalal-ud-din fought for the establishment of Islamic system and he, as a member […]

JKYT distributes food kits to widow headed families

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Yateem Trust on Thursday distributed food kits worth rupees 8,25,000 to its registered widow-headed families at its central office in Srinagar. In a statement issued here, a spokesperson said, “Food Kits were distributed in a generous function which was attended by respectable citizens from all walks of life who hailed and […]

Asha workers protest seeking regularisation, other demands

Asha workers protest seeking regularisation, other demands

Umar Fayaz SRINAGAR: The Asha workers from different districts protested on Wednesday in Srinagar under the banner of All JK Ashaa Workers Union Association (JKAWUA), demanding regularisation of their services and hike in their wages. Scores of Aasha workers assembled at Pratap Park and raised slogans against the state government “for giving them a little […]

Anganwadi workers protest again for salary hike, other benefits

Anganwadi workers protest again for salary hike, other benefits

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Association (AWHA) on Wednesday protested in Srinagar, demanding increase in honorarium. Scores of the protestors assembled outside Press colony here raising anti-government slogans. The protest was staged in wake of recent statement issued by Finance Minister Hasseb Darbu that “state has nothing to do […]

Rawat trying to demoralise Kashmiris through statements: Aasiya Andrabi

Rawat trying to demoralise Kashmiris through statements: Aasiya Andrabi

SRINAGAR: Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Syeda Aasiya Andrabi on Wednesday said the statement of Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Kashmir exposes his intellectual “bankruptcy and senselessness”. Rawat on Wednesday said that “people in Kashmir have got tired and have realised that they cannot achieve what they have desired for”. “This statement by Rawat […]

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