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 […]

HC upholds paramilitary officer’s ouster over overtures on colleague’s wife

HC upholds paramilitary officer’s ouster over overtures on colleague’s wife

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has upheld paramilitary CRPF’s decision about compulsory retirement of its officer against whom the charges of making overtures on his colleague medical officer’s wife were found true in a second enquiry. The officer, Anil Vyas, commandant of CRPF’s 163 battalion posted at Rambagh Srinagar, had allegedly made overtures […]

Man awarded 5 years’ rigorous imprisonment for sodomising boy 38 years ago

Man awarded 5 years’ rigorous imprisonment for sodomising boy 38 years ago

SRINAGAR: A court on Monday awarded five years’ rigorous imprisonment after holding him guilty of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy in Karfali Mohalla locality of old Srinagar in 1978. The court of Additional Session Judge S R Gandhi also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict Nazir Ahmad Ganie, a resident of Karfali […]

Valley’s rehabilitation centre gets financial boost

Valley’s rehabilitation centre gets financial boost

SRINAGAR: The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday donated Rs 2.36 crore to Shafaqat Rehabilitation Centre, a facility located at Bemina here for the support and rehabilitation of specially-abled people. Announcing the donation in a daylong event at the centre’s office, SBI’s managing director, Rajnish Kumar, who was the chief guest on the occasion, […]

Div Com for completion of dev projects on priority

Div Com for completion of dev projects on priority

Srinagar: Calling for strong synergy between military and civil administration, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon on Monday said all the developmental projects should be completed on priority. “All the developmental projects pertaining to the Kashmir region should be completed within the stipulated time. There has to be a proper synergy between military and […]

Payments for land acquisition of Srinagar roads reviewed

SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner Srinagar on Monday held a meeting of Collectors of Land Acquisition to accelerate the process of land acquisition and review payments for compensation to the land owners. It was given out that Rs 7 crore have been provided to the collector Syed Mirak Shah Road and it was revealed that Rs […]

Don’t celebrate ‘Valentine’s Day’, Aasiya appeals youth

SRINAGAR: Chairperson Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Syeda Aasiya Andrabi on Monday appealed youths to desist from ‘Valentine Day’ celebrations saying there is a need to put an end to the trend. “The owners of gift shops, restaurants and those at the helm of different gardens and parks must desist from any kind of Valentine’s Day celebrations on […]

Casual labourers stage protest, demand regularisation

Srinagar: Scores of casual labouurers from fisheries department on Monday staged a protest demonstration here urging authorities to regularise their services and release of their long pending services. “It has been a decade now that the labourers are demanding regularisation of their services, but nothing has been done by the authorities till date,” President, casual […]