Heavy snowfall at Zojila: Police evacuates 250 passengers & stranded vehicles

Heavy snowfall at Zojila: Police evacuates 250 passengers & stranded vehicles

Srinagar:ย Jammu and Kashmir police launched a massive rescue operation after a fresh spell of heavy snowfall at Zojila and evacuated several stranded vehicles and passengers, police said. Rescue teams of Jammu and Kashmir Police assisted by the Beacon personnel started the rescue operations on Srinagar- Leh National Highway at Zojila after several vehicles and passengers […]

Advisor Kumar, CS reviews progress of flagship projects in Health sector

Advisor Kumar, CS reviews progress of flagship projects in Health sector

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of flagship projects under the health sector initiated in the state. The meeting also discussed in detail various inter-departmental issues which need immediate resolution for timely completion of these projects. The meeting was attended […]

Crime Branch registers case against fraudsters for providing fake appointment letter, visa

Crime Branch registers case against fraudsters for providing fake appointment letter, visa

SRINAGAR: Crime Branch Kashmir has registered a case against a fraudster and his associate for duping a candidate in Srinagar by providing him a fake Canadian appointment letter, visa and other documents in lieu of money. According to the details, Crime Branch Kashmir had received an application from Naseer Ahmed Qazi R/O RathporaEidgah Srinagar, stating […]

FCS&CA inspection squad imposes Rs Rs 3100 fine on errant shopkeepers

FCS&CA inspection squad imposes Rs Rs 3100 fine on errant shopkeepers

SRINAGAR: The Enforcement squad of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) today collected a fine of Rs 3100 from 8 errant shopkeepers during its market checking here at various areas in Srinagar district. In a statement, the spokesperson of the department said that the enforcement squad headed by Assistant Director Enforcement on Friday conducted […]

Malaysia Airlines keen to start Kuala Lumpur-Srinagar flights

Malaysia Airlines keen to start Kuala Lumpur-Srinagar flights

SRINAGAR: High Commissioner of Malaysia to India, Dato’ Hidayat Abdul Hamid was all praise to the beauty and hospitality of Kashmir on the conclusion of his three-day visit to Kashmir. High Commissioner Abdul Hamid had arrived in Srinagar on 17 November 2018. He visited Mughal gardens and various other places in Srinagar. He also visited […]

BSF trooper killed, three others injured in Samba explosion

BSF trooper killed, three others injured in Samba explosion

Jammu:ย A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier was killed and three others injured in an explosion in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. A police officer told GNS that a blast took place at a Border Out Post (BOP) in Samba sector. In the explosion, four BSF troopers were injured critically and were immediately […]

Iqbal Khandeyโ€™s demise widely mourned

Iqbal Khandeyโ€™s demise widely mourned

JAMMU/SRINAGAR: The demise of former J&K Chief Secretary, Mohammed Iqbal Khandey, who passed away in Srinagar this morning was widely mourned across the State. The Secretary Information Department Sarmad Hafeez expressing his grief over the demise of former Chief Secretary said that Iqbal Khandey was the man with a compassionate heart, who always worked for […]

Handlers of social media ‘propagating brutal’ killing videos identified: Police

Handlers of social media ‘propagating brutal’ killing videos identified: Police

Srinagar:ย Police on Monday claimed to have identified those social media handlers behind propagating the recent โ€œexecution videosโ€ in south Kashmir. โ€œThose who are propagating brutal killing videos have been identified and soon action will be taken against them,โ€ Inspector General of Police SP Pani said. The top police officer of Kashmir said that cyber domain […]

Budget 2019-20: Principal Secy Finance begins pre-budget discussions

Budget 2019-20: Principal Secy Finance begins pre-budget discussions

JAMMU: The Finance Department today formally set into motion the process for preparation of the State Budget 2019-20 by holding the first intra-departmental consultation regarding resource mobilization. Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary chaired a high-level meeting with the senior officers of the Finance Department at Civil Secretariat here this afternoon in this regard. Commissioner, […]