JKLF pays tributes to Idrees Khan

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday paid tribute to Muhammad Yousf Sheikh alias Idrees Khan even as it condemned the continuing raids on its leader Sirajudin Mir’s residence at Karhama, Tangmarg. “Idrees Khan was a great martyr. His struggle and sacrifice will always been remembered,” a JKLF spokesman said in a statement issued […]

DC Srinagar reviews Aadhar enrollment

DC Srinagar reviews Aadhar enrollment

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone on Thursday directed all the government employees and beneficiaries drawing benefits under various social security schemes, who have not so far enrolled for the Adhaar cards to get themselves enrolled till February 18, 2016. The Deputy Commissioner said this during a meeting with officers from Srinagar Municipal […]

Five gamblers held with five lac stake money in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police on Thursday arrested five gamblers from Srinagar and recovered stake money over five lac from the gambling site. Acting on a tip-off, a police party raided a gambling place in Allochi Bagh area of the city and arrested five people. A stake money of Rs 540330 has been recovered from the gambling site, […]

HC directs government to disclose stand on appointment of regular GMC principal

HC directs government to disclose stand on appointment of regular GMC principal

SRINAGAR: The High Court on Wednesday asked the government to disclose by next week its stand about the filling up of principal Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar post on a “regular basis”. The directions by a division bench of Justices Muzaffar Hussain Attar and B S Walia followed its observation that the government was creating […]

Ganai reviews performance of depts, inspects Jhelum dredging

Ganai reviews performance of depts, inspects Jhelum dredging

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai on Wednesday urged officers to ensure punctuality in attending offices and asked them to be present in their places of postings to ensure redress of public grievances. The advisor while reviewing the functioning and performance of various departments in a meeting held here, asked officers to conduct […]

Police organises talent hunt programmes

Srinagar: As a part of “Choona Hai Aasmaan” talent hunt programme organised by JK police across the state, two events were held in Srinagar and Ganderbal on Wednesday. In Srinagar, a singing competition was held in District Police Lines Srinagar in which singers from different parts of city participated. Seniors police officers and officials of […]

Govt to spent Rs 399 cr for Jhelum restoration

Govt to spent Rs 399 cr for Jhelum restoration

SRINAGAR: Embankments along Jhelum, which swollen river breached in 2014, causing devastating floods, will be restored and other measures taken at a cost of Rs 399 crore over the next two years, a senior government official said. “Rs 140 crore will be set aside for land and structure acquisition, Rs 40 crore for building two […]

Ensure time-bound dredging of river Jhelum: Kansal

Ensure time-bound dredging of river Jhelum: Kansal

Srinagar: Commissioner Secretary Public Works (R&B) PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control (I&FC) Rohit Kansal on Tuesday stressed on time-bound completion of dredging works of river Jhelum and the Flood spill channel. He took stock of the progress of dredging work of river Jhelum and inspected various dredging spots during his visit to Noorbagh, Qamarwari, Mehjoor […]

Geelani’s health improving, says Hurriyat (G)

Geelani’s health improving, says Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani is undergoing a detailed medical treatment in New Delhi and his health condition is now stable, a spokesman of the amalgam, Ayaz Akbar said on Tuesday. In a statement issued here, Akbar said the prominent chest specialist Dr Vikram Sarabhai conducted a detailed check-up of Syed Ali […]

Ganai to listen public at Srinagar on Feb 11

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai will be available for the general public at the Government Guest House Srinagar on Thursday, the 11th February, 2016 from 10 am onwards to listen to the grievances of people. “The people can meet the Advisor with their grievances/ issues at the slated time and venue,” an […]