656 fresh Covid cases, 9 deaths

656 fresh Covid cases, 9 deaths

Srinagar: Nine more Covid patients lost their lives while 656 fresh Covid cases were detected in the last 24 hours in J&K, the official daily bulletin reported on Thursday. Of the new cases, 446 were reported in Kashmir Division and 190 in Jammu Division, the bulletin said. Of the 9 deaths, 5 were reported in […]

Ladakh records 33 new cases

Ladakh records 33 new cases

Leh: Ladakh has recorded 33 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 19,682, while the active cases in the region dropped to 538 after 47 more patients recovered from the disease, officials said on Thursday. Ladakh has registered 199 Covid deaths since last year with the worst-hit Leh accounting for 143 fatalities followed by […]

Every Panchayat in J&K to have a Youth Club: LG

Every Panchayat in J&K to have a Youth Club: LG

Financial assistance to dental surgeons to start own clinic SRINAGAR: To increase youth engagement at the Panchayat level, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday directed for establishing Youth Clubs in every Panchayat across Jammu and Kashmir for constructive activities and addressing all the concerns of the young generation. In the first phase, 22,500 youths from […]

Policeman shot dead in Srinagar

Policeman shot dead in Srinagar

Srinagar: Suspected militants shot dead an off-duty policeman in Eidgah area of Srinagar on Thursday, police said. Constable Javaid Ahmad was shot at and critically injured by militants near his residence at Saidapora locality in Eidgah area of the city, a police official said. He said Ahmad was taken to nearby SKIMS hospital in Soura […]

In Saki Daffar, no drinking water supply for past 20 days

In Saki Daffar, no drinking water supply for past 20 days

Srinagar: The Jal Shakti Department is not providing potable water supply in many areas of Srinagar city, where residents say that they are not getting enough drinking water for the past 20 days. People living near Zadi Masjid in Saki Daffar said that they approached the local office of Jal Shakti department but their complaints […]

DC Srinagar inspects restoration works on Nigeen, Nalla Amir Khan, Gilsar, Khushaal sar

DC Srinagar inspects restoration works on Nigeen, Nalla Amir Khan, Gilsar, Khushaal sar

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, along with Vice Chairman Lakes and Water Ways Development Authority (LAWDA), Bashir Ahmad Bhat, on Thursday conducted a tour of city areas to inspect the works being carried out for restoration of historical water bodies in Srinagar including Nigeen Lake, Khushaal sar, Gilsar and Nalah-e-Amir Khan. During […]

J&K Bank posts Rs 315.75 cr Q4 profit, highest since Jan-March 2014

J&K Bank posts Rs 315.75 cr Q4 profit, highest since Jan-March 2014

Srinagar: Announcing its highest quarterly profit since January-March quarter of FY 2013-14, J&K Bank on Thursday reported Q4 profits of Rs 315.75 crore, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, while clocking annual profits of Rs 432.12 cr for the Financial Year 2020-21. The bank declared its Q4 and FY 2020-21 annual results after the Board of Directors […]

Mining along Rambiara rivulet leaves locals troubled and helpless

Mining along Rambiara rivulet leaves locals troubled and helpless

Shopian: People living in the many Shopian villages that lie alongside the banks of Rambiara rivulet are facing problems due to the government’s decision to hand over contracts for excavation of minerals from the bed and banks of the rivulet. They say that the excavation of minerals not only threatens their horticultural land but also […]

19 remote Siachen hamlets get electricity

19 remote Siachen hamlets get electricity

Leh: Nineteen remote hamlets in the Siachen area, which houses the highest and coldest battlefield in the world, has been electrified, officials said. The hamlets in Leh district were electrified with supply from the Chamshen micro-hydel project (MHP). The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy funded the Chamshen project under the Ladakh Renewable Energy Initiative […]

J&K integral part of India; no amount of questioning can change reality: MEA

J&K integral part of India; no amount of questioning can change reality: MEA

New Delhi: India on Thursday said Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of it and no amount of questioning can change the reality, an assertion that came following a letter by the Pakistan foreign minister to two top UN officials over alleging a design by New Delhi to change the demographic composition of the […]

1 2 3 2,259