JK loses green gold, most forest land without demarcation

JK loses green gold, most forest land without demarcation

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 10: Seven years have passed since a proposal was made for demarcation of forest land, Government has failed to implement the project in Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, the government made the proposal for demarcation of forest land including Dachigam National Park. Seven years down the line, the project has not […]

MHA asks forces to intensify vigil along border

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 8: The Union Home Ministry has directed security forces to intensify vigil along the International Border in the wake of “repeated attempts by militants to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir”. One of the top officials of Ministry of Home affairs (MHA) insisted not to be named said that in the past […]

People suffer due to lack of coordination between departments

  Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 8: In an example of administrative inertia, the lacks of coordination between different departments have halted the work on drainage schemes in Kashmir, bringing much inconvenience to people. The government has issued directives to departments several times to make coordination in developmental works. Despite that there is lack of coordination […]

Few hours of rainfall exposes Govt’s tall claims

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 7: Despite tall claims by the government, light to moderate rainfall Tuesday once again exposed the poor drainage system here in Srinagar city. The rains caused severe water logging in Srinagar city resulting in immense inconveniences to commuters. According to reports, several roads, by-lanes of the city were under water, causing […]

Man-animal conflict increases, around 60 people lost lives in 3 years

Man-animal conflict increases, around 60 people lost lives in 3 years

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 7: There has been increase in man-animal conflict incidents in Jammu and Kashmir with around 60 people have been killed in the last three years. An official of Wild Life Department said that mass urbanization, denudation of forests, encroachment of forestland, vanishing of buffer zones in the forests are some of […]

Govt directs officials to speed up developmental works

Govt directs officials to speed up developmental works

‘Spend all released funds in time or face action’ Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 3: Tightening noose around officials, government has directed heads of departments to speed up the developmental works in state and spend all the funds of current year in time. Sources here in the civil secretariat said that government was concerned over lapsing […]

Sanitation in JK continues to be worst Efforts on to tackle problem: Govt

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 3: Even though the Jammu and Kashmir is famous for its tourist destinations, Sanitation here continues to be among the worst in India. Sources said that hundreds of households are still without a toilet. However the authorities in government said that the law and order situation always plays a factor for […]

In gross violation of land revenue Act, illegal construction goes unabated

In gross violation of land revenue Act, illegal construction goes unabated

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 1: Despite state government having admitted that in violation of the land revenue act, illegal constructions were going “unabated” in Kashmir, nothing has been done to stop such constructions or taking any action against erring officials. Official sources said that the government in October last year admitted that “illegal constructions” are […]

BJP asks Kashmiri leaders not to ‘politicize’ Art 35-A

BJP asks Kashmiri leaders not to ‘politicize’ Art 35-A

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Aug 1: The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Wednesday charged Kashmir-centric political parties including Hurriyat of politicizing the issue of Article 35-A, which accords special rights to J&K citizens. The party said the matter was sub judice and that everyone has to wait for the verdict of Supreme Court. “All these leaders […]

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