Deeni Mahaz for special Quran classes during Ramadan

Deeni Mahaz for special Quran classes during Ramadan

Srinagar: Muslim Deeni Mahaz has called upon all the religious organisations to make special arrangements during the month of Ramadan to teach Quran to kids as well as the adult men and women. A statement quoting MDM head Dr. Qasim said that in our state majority of adults are either unable to read Quran with […]

SVC orders personal appearance of CEO, SMC

Srinagar: State Vigilance Commission (SVC), which met under the chair of Chief Vigilance Commissioner, has asked Chief Enforcement Officer, Srinagar Municipal Corporation to appear in person on June 14, 2016 before the Commission to complete the enquiry of a case pending with the Commission for action. Earlier, the Commission had received a complaint from Imtiyaz […]

At GMC workshop, experts discuss breast disease management

Srinagar: Aiming at discussing the latest updates in benign breast disease management, the Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar Friday held a continuing medical education (CME) workshop here. The experts discussed the updates on benign breast disease, patient assessment and treatment planning, management of chemotherapy side effects, breast conservative surgery, breast reconstruction, mastectomy, and new advances […]

Dal Lake preservation: Till ‘permanent mechanism’, HC seeks compliance of all its directions

Dal Lake preservation: Till ‘permanent mechanism’, HC seeks compliance of all its directions

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed government to comply with all its directions passed since 2002 till a permanent mechanism is evolved for preservation and protection of endangered Dal Lake. “We make it clear that till the permanent mechanism is evolved for protection, preservation and development of Dal Lake and other water bodies, directions […]

Hemophiliacs to move court if drugs not supplied by today

Hemophiliacs to move court if drugs not supplied by today

Srinagar: The Hemophilia Society is going to move court against the Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation Limited (JKMSCL) if quality medicines were not made available to them at the Hemophilia Day Care Centre of the SMHS Hospital by Friday. About 270 hemophilia patients have been suffering for the past two-and-a-half months because of the […]

2009 Asrar murder case: After warrant, officer appears before court

2009 Asrar murder case: After warrant, officer appears before court

SRINAGAR: A police officer, who investigated Asrar Mushtaq Dar murder case in 2009, was cross examined by defense counsel before a court here. The Investigation Officer appeared before Principal District and Sessions Judge Srinagar Rashid Ali Dar following a warrant issued by the court against him to secure his presence. The IO had not appeared […]

At JKYF meet, speakers call for CPM, transparency

At JKYF meet, speakers call for CPM, transparency

SRINAGAR: The speakers at the 16th annual commemoration programme on “Dignified Life of Orphans, Widows & Destitute- Our responsibilities” at Tagore Hall here called for devising common minimum programme with coordination among all credible social service organizations. The speakers also stressed the need of putting in place credible mechanism of accountability, transparency, mutual coordination and […]

Forum of Vice Chancellors meets at KU

Forum of Vice Chancellors meets at KU

SRINAGAR: The Forum of Vice Chancellors of J&K Universities on Thursday met at the University of Kashmir to deliberate upon issues concerning academics and research activities in the varsities. The high-level meeting was attended by Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi, Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir; Prof Mehraj-ud-Din Mir, Vice Chancellor Central University of Kashmir; Prof R […]

Resource constraint hits Bemina road widening

By SYED ASIF IQBAL SRINAGAR: The government on Thursday said that it has formulated a detailed Project Report (DPR) estimated at Rs14.33 for upgradation of road from Tatoo Ground to Khumaini Chowk via Bemina Bypass. However however, due to the resource constraints, the project is not approved under any programme or scheme as of now. […]

Saleem-ur-Rehman returns as Dir. Health

Srinagar: The government has appointed Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman as Director Health services Kashmir on Thursday. An official said Dr Samir Matoo has been transferred today evening. Dr Saleem had held the position as Director Health Services in Omar Abdullah-led government earlier as well. He was removed from the post last year during late chief minister Mufti […]