Before SHRC, Police maintains Noorbagh youth killed in militant firing amid CASO

Before SHRC, Police maintains Noorbagh youth killed in militant firing amid CASO

Srinagar: 26-year-old youth Mohammad Saleem Malik of Norrbagh Srinagar was killed by militants amid a cordon-and-search-operation in September this year, the police have reiterated its statement before the state human rights commission. The SHRC had issued a notice to Deputy Commissioner of this summer capital of the state and SSP Srinagar over the killing of the […]

Srinagar records coldest Dec night in 28 years at minus 7.6 degree

Srinagar records coldest Dec night in 28 years at minus 7.6 degree

Srinagar: World famous Dal Lake and other waterbodies, besides taps, were frozen on Thursday after the summer capital, Srinagar recorded the coldest December night in 28 years as the mercury dipped further and settled at minus 7.6 degree. However, sun was out today though the intensity of the heat was very low due to cold […]

Complete languishing projects within stipulated time frame: Div Com to DDCs

Complete languishing projects within stipulated time frame: Div Com to DDCs

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the District Development Commissioners (DDCs) of Kashmir division to ensure that languishing projects are completed within the stipulated timeline. The Divisional Commissioner was reviewing the status of the languishing projects across the Kashmir Division including Leh and Kargil districts. Khan said that a major initiative has been […]

Samoon reviews functioning of SMG Deptt

Samoon reviews functioning of SMG Deptt

JAMMU:  Principal Secretary Transport Department Dr Asghar Hassan Samoon today called for improving the infrastructure of workshops and computerization of records of the State Motor Garages (SMG) Department here at a meeting of its senior functionaries. The meeting was attended by Director, SMG Zakir Hussain Choudhary, Director Finance Mahesh Dass, Deputy Director SMG Jammu Syed […]

Div Com Kashmir reviews enrollment under PMJAY

Div Com Kashmir reviews enrollment under PMJAY

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of the valley including Leh and Kargil to complete enrollment process of all beneficiaries under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana) scheme as per 2011 socioeconomic census within a fortnight. The Divisional Commissioner issued the directions while reviewing the progress of […]

Govt constitutes JK Heritage Conservation, Preservation Authority

Govt constitutes JK Heritage Conservation, Preservation Authority

JAMMU: The Government today ordered constitution of Jammu & Kashmir Heritage Conservation and Preservation Authority. According to an order issued by the Commissioner Secretary, Culture, the non-official Members of the Authority include Dr Chander Mohan Seth, former Chairman JKPCB/Environmentalist; S K A Qadri, former Director General Archives, Archaeology and Musuems, J&K; Abdul Qayoom Rafiqui, ex-HoD […]

Governor expresses grief over demise of Hamidi Kashmiri

Governor expresses grief over demise of Hamidi Kashmiri

JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over the sad demise of Padma Shri awardee Prof. Hamidi Kashmiri, a noted writer, poet and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir. In his message, Governor has prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family in its hour of grief.