15 employees of Sericulture department suspended, inquiry ordered

15 employees of Sericulture department suspended, inquiry ordered

Srinagar: A senior officer was among 15 employees of Sericulture department were on Thursday suspended for remaining absent from duty in Srinagar, an official spokesman said here this evening. He said Director Sericulture Gulzar Ahmad Shabnum during a visit to District Sericulture office Srinagar today suspended 15 officials including District Sericulture officer Srinagar Dr lnayatullah Fazili […]

Srinagar-Leh highway closed due to fresh snowfall

Srinagar-Leh highway closed due to fresh snowfall

Srinagar: The traffic was suspended on 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway due to slippery road conditions, following fresh snowfall on Thursday. “We have suspended traffic movement on the Srinagar-Leh national highway due to slippery road conditions following fresh snowfall at different places, including Zojila pass and Meenmarg,” a traffic police official told UNI. The road is […]

Light to moderate rains in next 36 hours: Sonam Lotus

Light to moderate rains in next 36 hours: Sonam Lotus

Srinagar: Light to moderate rains in plains and snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir and parts of Jammu division on National highway is predicted in next 36 hours. Director Meteorological Department Sonam Lotus told Kashmir News Service (KNS) “light to moderate rains in plains of Kashmir valley and snow in higher reaches of valley and […]

Don’t compel parents to purchase books, uniforms from any particular shop: DSEK circular

Don’t compel parents to purchase books, uniforms from any particular shop: DSEK circular

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir today issued a circular instructing all private recognised schools to desist from compelling the parents for purchasing books and uniforms from any particular shop. According to the circular, it had come to the notice of Directorate that some private recognised schools are indulging in selling books and uniforms and even […]

JK institutions under systemic attack: NC

JK institutions under systemic attack: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Thursday expressed dismay over state government’s relentless attacks on the working of state as well autonomous institutions in the state. In a statement issued here from party headquarters Nawa-e-Subah, party General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar said that the governor administration has embarked on a mission to change the existing state laws […]

NIA summons top Shia cleric, pro-freedom leader Aga Hassan

NIA summons top Shia cleric, pro-freedom leader Aga Hassan

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday summoned a Shia cleric and pro-freedom leader, Aga Syed Hassan Almosavi Alsafvi to Police Officers Mess, Humhama in Srinagar. Aga Hassan who is also the president of Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian has been asked to appear in the Police Officers Mess, Humhama on Friday (Nov 02) at 10:00 am. […]

JK reeling through chaos and instability: NC

JK reeling through chaos and instability: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Thursday said that no efforts are being made to pull the state out of the chaos, instability and turmoil as large scale disillusionment is visible towards democratic processes in state particularly in the valley. According to a statement issued here while addressing the Party’s South Zone meeting at Town Hall Qazigund […]

Khanyar missing boy’s family stages protest

Khanyar missing boy’s family stages protest

Srinagar: Emotional scenes were witnessed at Srinagar’s Press Enclave after the family and relatives of a missing Khanyar boy who was studying at Sharda University on Thursday assembled here to seek the whereabouts of their beloved. Scores of family members and relatives of Ahtisham Ahmad of Khanyar assembled at Srinagar’s Pass Enclave, carrying the photograph […]

Two LeT militants killed in Budgam gunfight

Two LeT militants killed in Budgam gunfight

Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed while an Army man was injured in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in Zagoo area of Khansahib in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. A top police officer told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the two militants who were affiliated with LeT were killed today in Budgam […]