Unregulated sale of acids continues in Srinagar

Unregulated sale of acids continues in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The authorities in Kashmir are not maintaining record of acid purchases and sales despite clear directions from the court of law in this regard. The authorities, however, possess records of the schools where various forms of concentrated and diluted acids are used for experiments in laboratories. The court had issued directions to the acid […]

Police arrests two drug peddlers in Sgr

Srinagar: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers from Lalbazar area of Srinagar. On specific information police laid a naka at Lalbazar and arrested two drug peddlers Syed Adil Ashraf of Kailashpora Shamaswari and Jan Mohammad Qazi of Jogilanker Rainawar and recovered Charas from them, a police spokesperson said. SDPO Hazratbal Ramez […]

Tassaduq for active partaking of all to preserve culture

Tassaduq for active partaking of all to preserve culture

Srinagar: Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Saturday said that the government is committed to develop Jammu and Kashmir as a progressive state of the country and asked the officers to put in synergized efforts to optimally achieve the developmental goals. He also stressed on active partaking of all stakeholders to preserve and promote our […]

182 Hangul in Dachigam: Govt

182 Hangul in Dachigam: Govt

SRINAGAR: Total population of Hangul in Kashmir’s Dachigam National Park was at 182(+/- 39.39) with an upper and limit lowest limit of 214 and 138, the state government said Saturday. Giving details in reply to a question by MLA Eidgah, Mubarak Gul in the legislative assembly, the government said the last census of Hangul was […]

LAWDA holds 5th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting

LAWDA holds 5th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting

SRINAGAR: The 5th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of J&K Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) on the preservation of lakes in J&K was held on Saturday at SKICC. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of SAC chairman, Dr A.R Yousuf and was attended by members of SAC which includes VC LAWDA, Dr A.H […]

Decries resistance leaders’ detention

Decries resistance leaders’ detention

SRIANGAR: Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday strongly condemned the arrest of the resistance leaders, terming this as a mere frustration of the “puppet regime”. In a statement issued here, Geelani said that Mohammad Yasin Malik was shifted to Srinagar Central Jail, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai put […]

Concrete embankments coming up to restore Srinagar’s Sonarkul

Concrete embankments coming up to restore Srinagar’s Sonarkul

Srinagar: Sonarkul, one of Srinagar’s major dewatering channels is set to be restored again after the 2014 flood damaged its embankments and reduced its carrying capacity. The government has identified 25 vulnerable spots on the channel’s banks for which an amount of Rs 5 crore is being spent to construct concrete embankments. According to the […]

Delhi coercing Hurriyat for dialogue through barrel of gun: Geelani

Delhi coercing Hurriyat for dialogue through barrel of gun: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Friday said the registering of chargesheet by NIA against Kashmiri pro-freedom leaders is a “deliberate ploy to link Kashmir’s indigenous struggle with terrorism”. He accused New Delhi of “coercing Hurriyat leadership and enforcing dialogue through the barrel of gun”. Demanding unconditional release of the incarcerated leaders, the […]