KCCI concerned over lease of Zakura land to paramilitary

KCCI concerned over lease of Zakura land to paramilitary

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has expressed concern at the decision of the Governor’s Administration to lease out 60 kanals of industrial land to the government forces, and noted that, if needed, it would approach the High Court in this regard. A spokesperson of the KCCI stated that the business community […]

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Pellet Victims Welfare Trust (PVWT) on Monday held a peaceful protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding ban on the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. Scores of pellets victims from various districts of the valley assembled in press enclave here holding placards which read “Pellet Gun Lethal Weapon”, “Ban on pellet gun”, “Stop use of […]

NC expresses dismay over transfer of 60 kanals of land to CRPF

NC expresses dismay over transfer of 60 kanals of land to CRPF

Srinagar: The National Conference on Saturday expressed dismay over transfer of 60 kanals of land to CRPF in suburban Srinagar, saying it will affect civilian activities in the area. Party’s general secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar said in a statement, “The urban life of Srinagar is already under duress. Services that are hallmark of the […]

Land under government forces ‘major impediment in city’s development’: Srinagar Master Plan report

Land under government forces ‘major impediment in city’s development’: Srinagar Master Plan report

SRINAGAR: So much of Srinagar – “every nook and corner” – has been occupied by the military and paramilitary establishment that little land is left for infrastructure and development projects, says the Srinagar Metropolitan Plan (SMP) 2035 report, the city’s “master plan” that has recently been approved by the state administrative council (SAC) headed by […]

Constable injured in grenade attack on CRPF camp in Tral

Constable injured in grenade attack on CRPF camp in Tral

Anantnag: A paramilitary CRPF constable was injured in a grenade blast after militants fired it with a grenade launcher at a camp of the paramilitary forces here in Nowdal area of Tral in Pulwama district on Wednesday. “The injured trooper has minor splinter injuries and is completely out of danger,” a senior police official said. […]

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