Overflowing drain in uptown Natipora sends sewage gushing out with every rain

Overflowing drain in uptown Natipora sends sewage gushing out with every rain

Srinagar: Unfinished work on a drainage project in uptown Natipora locality of Srinagar has meant that a few hours of rain turn into a flood-like situation in this area. The work that began three years ago was never completed by the Urban Environmental Engineering Department (UEED)—putting thousands of residents and commuters in difficulty during every […]

‘Marriage ceremonies at Nageen Club detrimental to its health’

‘Marriage ceremonies at Nageen Club detrimental to its health’

SRINAGAR: Nageen Club, one of the oldest and elite clubs in Kashmir is becoming a victim of neglect and indifference. The club is situated on the banks of world famous Nageen Lake and has a very popular place among foreign and domestic tourists. According to a statement issued by the Nageen Club, its members on […]

CEPC starts functioning from Srinagar

CEPC starts functioning from Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In order to assist the artisans and member exporters of handmade carpets and other floor coverings from J&K, the regional office of Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) has started functioning from IICT Campus, Baghi Ali Mardan Khan, Nowshera, Srinagar. The office was formally inaugurated by Union Minister of Textiles, Women & Child Development Smriti […]

Visual storytelling workshop concludes

Visual storytelling workshop concludes

SRINAGAR: A five day visual storytelling workshop ‘Jhelum Fables’ concluded on Sunday. “A chair and table on a houseboat rooftop where pigeons are eating the grains, women praying inside the rooms, walkers promenading the bund, silhouettes of shikaras, the thoughtful portraits of shopkeepers situated alongside the river embankment, setting sun, moonrise were articulated by the […]

Provide all assistance to educated unemployed youth: Khurshid Ganai

Provide all assistance to educated unemployed youth: Khurshid Ganai

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, on Sunday urged the employment department to provide all assistance to unemployed educated youth in the state in their hunt for jobs in the ever-expanding domestic and global markets. He said the focus of employment exchanges should be on vocational guidance and career counseling and these exchanges […]

Geelani condemns NIA notice to Yasmeen Raja

Srinagar: Strongly condemning the NIA notice to the Hurriyat leader Yasmeen Raja and calling her to appear before NIA headquarters at Delhi on June 17, Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday alleged that the government is using investigative agencies as a “war weapon” to strangulate the people and the pro-freedom workers and leaders. […]

ML slams arrest of its leader

Srinagar: The Muslim League on Sunday slammed the arrest of its leader M Rafiq Ganaie. In a statement, the spokesperson termed his detention “unlawful and unjustified”. He criticised the authorities action and said that political space is being denied by creating a situation of uncertainty and political turbulence in Jammu and Kashmir. “By pushing people […]

Newly elected JKTF chairman pledges to resolve pending issues of teachers

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Teachers Forum on Sunday welcomed its new chairman at its office in Srinagar. In a statement, the teachers body said a grand welcome was organised for state chairman Ganesh Khajuria. Addressing the gathering, Khajuria applauded the role of his predecessor, Abdul Qayoom Wani, who joined PDP. He pledged to carry forward […]

Srinagar volunteers hold meet

Srinagar: The University for Kashmir initiative led by Dr Mehboob Makhdoomi, held a volunteers’ meet for Srinagar district at Cafe Same Place on the banks of Dal Lake this Sunday. More than forty volunteers were present at the venue. The agenda of the meeting was to brief the new cadre of volunteers and tell them […]

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