Sanitation measures of Srinagar city reviewed

District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today chaired a meeting to take stock of sanitation and street lighting in the city. Superintending Engineer PDD Circle II Srinagar, Executive Engineers of PDD & SMC, besides Chief Sanitation Officer SMC and other concerned attended the meeting.  The DDC directed the concerned to ensure repair and […]

Div Com undertakes night city tour, inspects street lights

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, undertook city tour late yesterday night and directed for installation and repair of street lights at various places in the Srinagar City. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, Chief Engineer PDD, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation and other officials of the district administration accompanied the Div Com. During the […]

Minister for timely completion of projects at Chrar-i-Sharief

Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, today convened a meeting to review progress of various developmental works taken under Constituency Development Fund (CDF), Convergence programme and Rural Sanitation in the Chrar-i-Sharief Constituency here today. District Development Commissioner Budgam, Mir Altaf Ahmad, Assistant Development Commissioner Budgam and other officers of Rural Development Department were present […]

Residents decry unauthorised land excavation

Budgam residents Friday criticized the district administration for failing to check the menace of land excavation in most parts of the district. “Despite J&K’s Land Revenue Act’s Section 133-A banning any kind of soil excavation for personal gains. This process is on unabated in many areas of central Kashmir’s Budgam district under the nose of […]

Social networking sites, a platform for Srinagar girl to help needy children

Aiming to provide assistance to the unprivileged children, a girl from Srinagar has hopped to the social networking sites since 2016 unrest keeping in view the loss suffered by the people especially the transporters. The girl from Zakura area of Srinagar who has completed her masters in South Asian Studies from University of Kashmir has […]

Frequent internet ban: A repressive and Vindictive Norm

Frequent internet ban:  A repressive and Vindictive Norm  By:  Mohammad Asif Shah/ Ayaz Nabi Malik    Ideally a State has to ensure and maintain its overall security and that of its citizens by protecting itself from foreign aggression and by guarding its citizens’ lives and their property. To ward off and shoo away the external aggression, […]

Editorial: Stop the hostility

  The relations between India and Pakistan are witnessing a new low after the incident of alleged beheading of two Indian soldiers in Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control in Jammu region. From summoning Pakistan’s outgoing high commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit to Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat’s statement on retaliation, the […]

JKLF holds a peaceful protest against Shopian crackdown, attacks on students

JKLF leaders and activists hold a peaceful protest rally at Lal chowk Srinagar against Shopian crackdown and attacks on students. JKLF leaders and activists along with people from many walks of life gathered at Madeena chowk and held a peaceful protest march towards Budshah Chowk. Holding placards in their hands and raising slogans against ongoing […]