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Div Com for strict action against profiteers, black marketers

Div Com for strict action against profiteers, black marketers

Srinagar: In view of holy month of Ramzan, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners to start intense market checking across the valley on daily basis and take strict legal action against profiteers and black marketers. The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir made these directions in a review meeting to ensure proper […]

Ganderbal youth goes missing, family seeks help from people

Ganderbal youth goes missing, family seeks help from people

Srinagar: The family of a 25-year-old youth, who went missing from Kashmir valley on April 28, has sought help from general public to trace him. Official sources said that a youth, identified as Shafat Ahmad Malik, a resident of Kangan in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, left home for SHMS hospital in Srinagar on April […]

Sec. 144 Cr.P.C promulgated in Shopian District

Sec. 144 Cr.P.C promulgated in Shopian District

Shopian: In order to maintain peace and tranquility in public life and to avoid danger to life and  property, District Magistrate Shopian today promulgated Sec. 144 Cr.P.C. in the district from 03 May 2019 for a period of one month. According to the order, no assembly of congregation shall be allowed without the prior permission […]

Major shrines and mosques in Srinagar to have upgraded facilities

Major shrines and mosques in Srinagar to have upgraded facilities

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar administration has initiated a process to upgrade facilities at major shrines and mosques in the district. This was informed in a meeting convened here Thursday under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary. The meeting of senior officers from concerned departments and Wakf Board officials were present in […]

Restriction on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Baramulla highway lifted, continues on rest of Kashmir

Restriction on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Baramulla highway lifted, continues on rest of Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Earlier this month, the Government had imposed restrictions on civilian movement on the National Highway (NH-44) connecting Jammu to Srinagar, in order to ensure adequate security to the movement of Security Forces’ Convoys while at the same time minimizing public inconvenience. These restrictions became necessary following the large movement of security forces on an […]

Police launches 24X7 helpline for women in Srinagar

Police launches 24X7 helpline for women in Srinagar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday launched a 24X7 women helpline in the summer capital, Srinagar in which women can report any kind of harassment, abuse or violence. “To help the women and girls in distress such as facing harassment or any kind of abuse or violence, District police Srinagar has established a helpline […]

Two minors injured in accidental blast in south Kashmir

Two minors injured in accidental blast in south Kashmir

Anantnag: Two minor boys were injured when an unidentified explosive device exploded in south Kashmir district of Kulgam on Wednesday, official sources said. They said two boys found an unidentified shell at Damhal Hanjipora (DHP) in Kulgam. However, when they were fiddling with the device, it suddenly went off causing injuries two minor boys Shahid […]

Div Com discusses rehabilitation issues of Dal dwellers

Div Com discusses rehabilitation issues of Dal dwellers

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan today discussed the various issues with regarding to rehabilitation of Dal dwellers. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Deputy Commissioner Budgam, VC LAWDA and SDA, Additional Commissioner Kashmir, and other concerned officers from various concerned departments. The Div Com listened to various suggestions put forward […]

Sehrai concerned over arrest of dozen youth in Pulwama, Shopian ahead of polls

Sehrai concerned over arrest of dozen youth in Pulwama, Shopian ahead of polls

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai Wednesday condemned and expressed concern over the nocturnal raids and detention of over three dozen youth by government forces in South Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts ahead of parliamentary elections. Slamming New Delhi, Sehrai said, they are responsible for pushing Kashmir youth to the wall. “The forces have created havoc […]