Market checking, vigil on Kashmir-bound food trucks: Dr Kabir

Market checking, vigil on Kashmir-bound food trucks: Dr Kabir

JAMMU: On the directions of Commissioner Food Safety, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar, various food markets across the state were inspected for ensuring the availability of safe and wholesome food to the consumers. Keeping in view the frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the enforcement officers checked the quality of food items including livestock, fruits and […]

Farooq Abdullah seeks Civil Aviation min’s intervention over exorbitant airfares

Farooq Abdullah seeks Civil Aviation min’s intervention over exorbitant airfares

New Delhi: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday meets Civil Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu at New Delhi and asked for his intervention in resolving the crisis of exorbitant fares charged by airlines on Delhi-Srinagar and Delhi-Ladakh routes. “Farooq underscored the need to impress upon airlines to bring down the rising airfares,” the statement issued […]

75 % roads cleared, essential services restored: Div Com Jmu

75 % roads cleared, essential services restored: Div Com Jmu

JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Kumar Wednesday said that more than 75 percent of roads in Jammu Division have been cleared and rest will be restored within two to three days which were blocked due to heavy snowfall and incessant rains. IG Traffic Alok Kumar, IGP Jammu Manish K Sinha and Deputy Commission Jammu Ramesh […]

Prices soar as stocks dwindle of vegetables, fruits, meat

Prices soar as stocks dwindle of vegetables, fruits, meat

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Prices of vegetables, fruits, and chicken have risen sharply while mutton has almost vanished from markets in Srinagar due to the closure of the national highway. Locals are also blaming hoarding by traders and lack of control by government authorities on market supplies. The government-set rates are nowhere being implemented, said Ghulam […]

Police lathicharge stranded Kashmiri passengers in Jammu

Police lathicharge stranded Kashmiri passengers in Jammu

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday lathicharged Kashmir passengers stranded in winter capital Jammu and barred them from protesting against the state administration. Hundreds of Kashmiri passengers are stranded in Jammu for last one week due to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway in view of landslides in Ramban area. The stranded passengers, according […]

Div com takes cognisance of drug shortage reports

Div com takes cognisance of drug shortage reports

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday chaired an emergency meeting of officers and pharma dealers to review the stock and supply position of essential and emergency drugs. According to officials, Khan today took cognisance of news reports about the shortage of some vital drugs in Kashmir markets following the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway. […]

‘People complain of snow covered roads, we have no road’

‘People complain of snow covered roads, we have no road’

SHOPIAN: The recent snowfall has compounded the miseries of the residents of Dachnoo, Krechpathri and adjoining villages, a farflung area in Hirpora belt of district Shopian. While most people in Kashmir are complaining of connectivity disrupted by the snowfall, the villagers here rue that they do not have a road and bridge to connect the […]

Div Com, IG visit landslide site at Ramban

Div Com, IG visit landslide site at Ramban

RAMBAN: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu zone, M K Sinha and IGP Traffic, Alok Kumar Monday conducted aerial survey of various snow affected areas of the district besides visiting massive landslide spot on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway near Maroge, Ramban to oversee the clearance operation so that the highway is […]

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