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51 Walnut trees cut: Tehsildar, several other officials suspended for negligence in Shopian

51 Walnut trees cut: Tehsildar, several other officials suspended for negligence in Shopian

Srinagar: Authorities have suspended several officials — including Tehsildar, Naib Tehsildar, Patwari, Lumberdar and Chowkidar — for failing to take any action against unauthorised cutting of 51 walnut trees in south Kashmir district of Shopian. Official sources on Saturday said that Deputy Commissioner Shopian Dr Owais Ahmad has suspended Tehsildar, Naib Tehsildar, Patwari and Lambardar […]

Advisor Kumar visits SMGS hospital, reviews functioning of Pediatrics & ENT department

Advisor Kumar visits SMGS hospital, reviews functioning of Pediatrics & ENT department

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today reviewed the functioning of Pediatrics and ENT Department established at SMGS Hospital at a meeting convened with the Head of these departments, hospital administration and senior officers of health department. During the meeting, detailed discussions were held on academic activities, OPD operations, existing manpower, steps need to […]

CJ Gita Mittal inaugurates 1st ‘Vulnerable Witnesses Deposition Complex’ of J&K in Srinagar

CJ Gita Mittal inaugurates 1st ‘Vulnerable Witnesses Deposition Complex’ of J&K in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: For ensuring a safe and comfortable environment to vulnerable witnesses including victims of child sexual abuse, a Vulnerable Witness Deposition Complex (VWDC) was today inaugurated here at District Court Complex in Mominabad. First of its kind in Jammu and Kashmir, VWDC was inaugurated by Chief Justice (CJ) of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice […]

Governor lays foundation of new Durga Bhawan

Governor lays foundation of new Durga Bhawan

JAMMU: To add additional facilities for meeting the accommodation needs of the pilgrims who visit the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji, Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, laid foundation stone for reconstruction of Durga Bhawan in the Bhawan area. The Governor electronically laid the foundation […]

Governor strongly condemns New Zealand mosque shootings

Governor strongly condemns New Zealand mosque shootings

JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik strongly condemned shooting at Mosques in New Zealand. In a message, Governor has expressed shock and anguish over the fatal shooting at two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand in which innocent lives were lost, and many were injured. We stand in solidarity with the people of New Zealand, he said. […]

Hurriyat (M) denounces media ‘propaganda’ against Mirwaiz

Hurriyat (M) denounces media ‘propaganda’ against Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Thursday strongly denounced the “lies and canards” being circulated by some media channels through unsubstantiated leaks by agencies bent on harassing the amalgam chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. A Hurriyat (M) spokesperson in a statement issued to GNS said: “After the illegal raid at Mirwaiz residence, the media through propaganda and lies […]

Advisor Skandan listens to public issues at Srinagar

Advisor Skandan listens to public issues at Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor K. Skandan today listened to people’s issues as several delegations including those from Trade and Industry met him here today. Director Industries and Commerce, Kashmir, Mahmood A Shah, AC Revenue central Qazi Irfan and other officers were present on the occasion. A delegation of PHD Chamber of Commerce led By Mushtaq […]

Power shutdown in various areas of Ganderbal and Bandipora

Power shutdown in various areas of Ganderbal and Bandipora

SRINAGAR: According to the Power Controller Kashmir, in order to carry out various works, there will be a power shutdown in various areas of Ganderbal and Bandipora. According to details, in order to carry the laying and stringing of the conductor of 132 kV BBTL at Ajas, Bandipora, 33KV HCC feeder will be shutdown. In […]