Disciplinary action initiated against 35 employees for unauthorized absence from duty in Srinagar

Disciplinary action initiated against 35 employees for unauthorized absence from duty in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District Administration Srinagar Friday initiated disciplinary action against 35 employees from various departments of the district. The disciplinary action was initiated after the said employees were found unauthorisedly absent from duty during a surprise inspection of various departments held in the district. DC Srinagar speaking in reference to it said the district administration has […]

Nov snowfall: Rs 7.82 Cr compensation sanctioned for 19048 orchardists of Baramulla

Nov snowfall: Rs 7.82 Cr compensation sanctioned for 19048 orchardists of Baramulla

BARAMULLA: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash today said that the Government has sanctioned Rs 7.82 crore compensation in favour of 19048 orchardists, who suffered losses due to untimely heavy snowfall in November 2018. The DDC stated this while chairing a meeting of revenue and horticulture officers to finalise the process for disbursement […]

Air traffic from Srinagar airport suspended due to snowfall

Air traffic from Srinagar airport suspended due to snowfall

Srinagar: Air traffic was suspended from Srinagar International Airport and several flight were cancelled on Friday following heavy snowfall and poor visibility. “Several incoming and outgoing flights from the Srinagar airport were suspended following fresh snowfall since Friday afternoon,” an official of the Airport told UNI. However, he said morning flights operated normally from the […]

70 erring traders booked in Rajouri

70 erring traders booked in Rajouri

RAJOURI: Intensifying the drive to check food adulteration and other violations related to eatables and other things, various team of Legal Metrology, Food Safety, Revenue and Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Departments conducted market checking in Sunderbani, Nowshera, Kalakote, Thanamandi, Darhal, Manjakote, Koteranka and Rajouri today booked 70 erring traders here in the district […]

Div Com issues avalanche warning

Div Com issues avalanche warning

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today issued an avalanche warning for nine districts of Kashmir division in view of the inclement weather and snowfall. The warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone areas in district Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh. As per a handout, the Divisional Commissioner has […]

LMD penalizes LPG distributor for over-charging

LMD penalizes LPG distributor for over-charging

SRINAGAR: A market checking team of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) today penalised LPG distributor for overcharging. The team, under the supervision of Deputy Controller (Consumer Protection), conducted surprise inspection of different localities and inspected several delivery vans carrying refilled-cylinders for distribution. In one instance, a home delivery van was found without a weighing scale and […]

World Braille Day: Ganai stresses on holistic development of children with special needs

World Braille Day: Ganai stresses on holistic development of children with special needs

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today called for holistic development of children with special needs.  He was addressing participants here at a function organized by the Department of Social Welfare to mark Birth Anniversary of Louis Braille, who invented the Braille script. Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, […]