Tangmarg boy goes missing, family appeals for help

Tangmarg boy goes missing, family appeals for help

Srinagar: The family members of a 16-year-old boy who went missing on August 17 from a picnic spot have sought help to trace him. A family member said Faisal Dar, 16, a resident of Gund Dalwash Karhama, Tangmarg went missing on August 17. “He was at his maternal home Buran Pattan. He left his maternal […]

Advisor Vyas for drawing holistic plan development of Srinagar, Jammu

Reviews functioning of Housing Board, SDA, JDA

Advisor Vyas for drawing holistic plan development of Srinagar, Jammu

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today directed for rolling out a futuristic plan and mechanism to ensure holistic development of the state especially the twin capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu. The Advisor was speaking at review meetings convened to discuss the working and the projects being undertaken by J&K Housing Board, Jammu […]

Civil society group to send food packets to flood-hit Kerala

Civil society group to send food packets to flood-hit Kerala

Srinagar: A civil society group from Kashmir, which faced widespread destruction in the 2014 floods, will dispatch food packets for the flood-affected people of Kerala. “We have collected donations from local people including businessmen and are dispatching food packets to Kerala for the flood victims,” said Zubair Ahmad, the organiser of the effort. Ahmad said […]

Start work on double shift to complete JCR flyover, TRC grade separator: Div Com

Start work on double shift to complete JCR flyover, TRC grade separator: Div Com

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed officers of ERA to expedite the construction of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh (JCR) flyover and TRC grade separator and ensure its timely completion by starting work on double shift basis. The Divisional Commissioner made these directions while reviewing the progress of construction works of the two prestigious projects […]

Geelani appeals people to celebrate Eid with austerity

Geelani appeals people to celebrate Eid with austerity

Srinagar: Extending his heartfelt Eid greetings to the Muslim Ummah in general and the Muslims of Jammu and Kashmir in particular, Syed Ali Geelani made fervent appeal to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity and austerity and asked affluent families of the State to take care of the needy, orphans, widows, elderly and families of martyrs & […]

Advisors Vyas, Kumar, Ganai greet people on Eid

Advisors Vyas, Kumar, Ganai greet people on Eid

Srinagar, Aug 21: Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai have extended greetings and good wishes to the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Azha. In their separate messages, the Advisors observed that this festival symbolizes strength of faith and willingness to offer the […]

Empowered Committee clears 34 cases for regularization under SRO-520

Stop sending sub-judice cases to EC: Navin to Deptts

Empowered Committee clears 34 cases for regularization under SRO-520

Srinagar: The Governor’s administration today gave its nod to regularisation under SRO-520 of 34 casual/seasonal/need-based and other workers of different departments. Chairing a meeting of the Empowered Committee constituted under SRO-520, Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary, cleared 16 cases from PHE, eight from Agriculture Production, six from Rural Development Department, two from Forest and […]

KU postpones PG entrance exams scheduled on Aug 26

KU postpones PG entrance exams scheduled on Aug 26

Srinagar: Authorities at the Kashmir University on Tuesday postponed the entrance tests for post-graduate courses scheduled on August 26. “It is notified for the information of all concerned candidates that all KU PG Entrance Tests scheduled to be held on 26-08-2018 have been postponed,” said a varsity spokesperson. The exams will now be held on […]

Z Morh, Zojila tunnels govt’s top priority: Div Com

Directs for timely completion of prestigious projects

Z Morh, Zojila tunnels govt’s top priority: Div Com

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the construction of prestigious Z Morh and Zojila tunnels are govt’s top priority as the two tunnels will provide road connectivity to Ladakh region with Valley throughout the year. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while reviewing the measures pertaining to Z Morh and Zojila […]

Niti Aayog pitches for first-come first-serve basis to award deep-seated mines

Niti Aayog pitches for first-come first-serve basis to award deep-seated mines

New Delhi: Niti Aayog has called for awarding deep-seated mines on a first-come-first-serve basis to accelerate their mining and production and attract large private sector investment, according to a senior official at the government think-tank. Another crucial change that the body wants the government to bring in is to club the three permits of reconnaissance, […]