40 years on, only one fire tender for Pattan station

40 years on, only one fire tender for Pattan station

BARAMULLA: The Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) Department has failed to provide a second fire tender to one of the most important and overloaded fire stations of north Kashmir – a delay that has lasted 40 years amid an increase in fire incidents in the area. Though the tender is a long-pending demand of local […]

No fresh advertisement for posts in Fire & Emergency Services, rules HC

No fresh advertisement for posts in Fire & Emergency Services, rules HC

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 […]

Devastating fire near Shalimar Garden perishes a dozen shops

Devastating fire near Shalimar Garden perishes a dozen shops

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 […]

Hurriyat delegations visit family of Sikh girl

Hurriyat delegations visit family of Sikh girl

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 […]