‘One driver manning two fire tenders at different locations’
Dastageer Sahib, Naqshband Sahib and Jamia Masjid Srinagar lack an effective fire-fighting mechanism
SRINAGAR: The High Court on Thursday quashed a home department order that terminated the recruitment process for various non-gazetted and class-IV posts in the Fire and Emergency Services Department last year. A number of aggrieved candidates had challenged the government order (no. 381-Home of 2016) dated 5 July 2016, whereby the Home Department terminated the […]
Srinagar: Over a dozen shops were gutted in a massive fire at a market located close to a famous Mughal garden along the banks of Dal Lake on Monday. The fire, which broke out at the market facing the main gate of Shalimar Garden around 3.28 am, damaged at least 15 shops selling handicraft and […]
SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani has expressed shock and grief over the death of young Sikh girl in a fire incident in Mehjoor Nagar here. As per a statement issued here, a high-level party delegation led by Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leaders Raja Mehraj-ud-din and Altaf Ahmad Shah visited the bereaved family and expressed sympathy […]
Damaged Bridge, traffic jam caused delayed response
The Jammu and Kashmir Fire and Emergency Services (JKFES) is witnessing acute shortfall in the human resource even as the priority with the department is to pile up machinery by expending huge financial resources.