Congress leaders blame troopers of ransacking civilian property

Expressing serious concerns over the losses caused to property during search operations conducted, on Thursday, in Shopian district, Congress leaders Abdul Qayoom Shah and Mushtaq Ahmad Khanday condemned the security forces for causing severe damages to property both movable and immovable, besides leaving dozens of people injured. Describing the harassment of civilians as very unfortunate […]

Broken, dilapidated roads irks Kupwara residents

Castigating the state government’s apathy over the lack of better connectivity in the district, locals of Kupwara district were up in arms against the administration for ‘failing to take any steps’. The roads of Kupwara were in shambles and many times accidents were reported. Muddles and dilapidated roads had become nuisance for the commuters. “All […]

Over 2,100 cases pending in JKSHRC

At least 2,179 cases are pending with Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), while 5,767 cases have been disposed off since the inception of the Commission in 1997. SHRC is an autonomous state body with quasi-judicial powers tasked to investigate any violation of human rights in the state. The body was constituted in […]

Maisuma youth released after PSA quashed

After the court quashed the detention of the Maisuma youth, the authorities on Wednesday evening released Faisal Aslam Mir who was arrested in Jan 2016 over the allegations of attacking SDPO Kothi Bagh in the year 2015. According to Advocate Aamir Masoodi who as pleading his case said that the court bailed out Faisal in […]

Vyas visits Budgam, reviews implementation of projects

Chief Secretary, B.B.Vyas Thursday visited district headquarter Budgam and held extensive interaction with the officers. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan and other senior officers accompanied the Chief Secretary. Chief Secretary reviewed the progress of key developmental projects in various sectors and the implementation of different social security schemes including those related to girl child. […]

CS visits Civil Secretariat Srinagar, inspects ongoing renovation works

Chief Secretary, B. B. Vyas Thursday visited the Civil Secretariat here to review the preparations in connection with opening of the offices on 8th May (Monday) in the summer capital. Besides Director Estates, other officers accompanied the Chief Secretary. Chief Secretary was informed that face-lifting and other necessary renovation works in various blocks of the […]

Director School education to hold Weekly ‘Awami Darbar’

  In order to address the public issues on spot, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. Itoo shall be conducting weekly Awami Darbar on every Saturday between 12:30PM to 3:00PM in the Conference Hall of the Directorate. This will be addition to the daily public interaction from 12.30pm to 3P.M. In the Awami Darbar all […]

Deteriorating condition of Dal Lake: Street play held to sensitize students, faculty

The students of the Department of Tourism Studies (DTS), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Wednesday organised a street play on the theme “Aakhri Naad by Dal” at Nowgam-I academic block of the university. The play was organised to sensitize other students and faculty members about the need to conserve and preserve the world famous Dal […]

CAPD Minister calls on Gujarat CM, Food Minister

  Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today called upon Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani and Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Jayesh Radadiya at Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat to discuss smart electronic public distribution system in the state. Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali arrived in Gujarat to have first […]

Minister reviews status of ongoing developmental projects

The Minister for Cooperatives & Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, today inspected various developmental works currently under execution in Leh. The Minister was accompanied by SE, PWD Leh, Tashi Chombel, Executive Engineers, PWD Leh, and a team of junior engineers. While inspecting the ongoing excavation works for sewerage and drinking water projects at Changspa, Skara and […]