Weatherman forecast widespread snow on Jan 11, 12

Weatherman forecast widespread snow on Jan 11, 12

Srinagar: The weatherman on Monday forecast widespread rain and snow on Friday and  Saturday in Kashmir Valley even as night temperatures appreciated due to overnight cloud cover with Srinagar recording a low of minus 2 degrees Celsius. “There is the possibility of widespread rain and snow on January 11 and 12,” a meteorological department official told […]

Advisor Ganai, Chief Secretary review winter preparedness in Kashmir

Advisor Ganai, Chief Secretary review winter preparedness in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today complimented the Divisional Administration Kashmir for walking extra mile to deal with the situation in the aftermath of the last week’s snowfall. “Administration’s visibility at the time of distress has the biggest soothing effect on people. When the officers are on the […]

Mehbooba welcomes SC verdict on CBI director, stop misusing agency

Mehbooba welcomes SC verdict on CBI director, stop misusing agency

Srinagar: Welcoming Supreme Court (SC) decision to reinstate CBI director Alok Verma, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said it is time for central government to stop misuse of investigation agency. Taking to micro blogging site Twitter immediately after SC verdict, president of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said “Welcome SCs […]

Altaf Bukhari seconds Omar on no to coalition regimes in J&K

Altaf Bukhari seconds Omar on no to coalition regimes in J&K

SRINAGAR: Former finance minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday seconded the opinion of National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah who called for a decisive mandate in the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir for return of single party Government era in the State, a statement issued here said. “I personally believe that Kashmir has […]

State Tax Deptt issues notices worth Rs 3.33 cr to defaulters

State Tax Deptt issues notices worth Rs 3.33 cr to defaulters

JAMMU: The State Taxes Department, J&K has issued notices to various business houses for depositing tax penalties under GST. According to a spokesman of the State Taxes Department, the notices have been issued as a part of the intensified drive launched by the Department on the directions of Commissioner, State Taxes, PK Bhat to ensure […]

JeM militant killed in Pulwama encounter

JeM militant killed in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar: A Pakistani militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit was killed in a brief shootout at Litter area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said. A police official said that the militants attacked an army patrolling party of 55 RR in Chowduribagh. The army retaliated the fire, he said, triggering an encounter which lasted for a […]

Advisor Ganai visits District Hospital Anantnag

Advisor Ganai visits District Hospital Anantnag

ANANTNAG: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today inspected District Hospital, Anantnag and took stock of the medicare facilities being provided to the patients here. He also visited different sections/wards including emergency ward, post-operative wards, surgical wards, Trauma section, Endoscopy section, Dialysis centre, Cardiac ICU Unit. The Advisor also met various indoor and outdoor patients […]

Advisor Sharma for early completion of Jammu, Srinagar Sewage Projects

Advisor Sharma for early completion of Jammu, Srinagar Sewage Projects

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor Kewal Kumar Sharma today directed for ensuring early completion of the sewerage network projects in the twin capital cities of the State so that proper waste disposal is ensured and ecological concerns are also addressed. The Advisor was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss the status of implementation of the […]

PDP distances itself from Altaf Bukhari’s statement on coalition regimes 

PDP distances itself from Altaf Bukhari’s statement on coalition regimes 

Srinagar:  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said that the statement of its senior leader Altaf Bukhari on coalition regimes may be reflecting his own personal opinion but it doesn’t represent the party’s position on the subject. According to a statement issued here, PDP Vice President Abdul Rahman Veeri said stated that what its senior leader […]