Shopkeepers, vendors block Srinagar footpaths

Srinagar, Apr 22: In certain areas of Srinagar city, shopkeepers and vendors have encroached the footpaths which create problems for pedestrians and they are forced to walk on the main road. It seems footpaths are not meant for people as these are used for special commercial purposes after being encroached upon by shopkeepers, fruit and […]

Friday prayers offered in Jamia Masjid after 2 weeks

Srinagar, Apr 20: People were allowed to offer Friday prayers in historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar after remaining locked for two successive Fridays in view of curfew-like restrictions imposed on April 6 and April 13 to prevent any law and order problem. Friday prayers during the last two weeks were not allowed following curfew-like […]

City roads in shambles, Authorities fail to carry out necessary repairs

Tenders already floated, patch works to start next week: CE R&B Srinagar, Apr 19: In absence of repairs, most of the roads in the city are dotted with potholes. Interestingly number of roads across the summer capital was macadamized last year, however could not withstand rains and developed potholes. The R&B department had claimed that […]

Div Com reviews status of major road, bridge projects in Srinagar

New Mahjoor Nagar Bridge to be commissioned on May 5 Srinagar, Apr 19: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Thursday visited Rajbagh and Mahjoor Nagar localities here to review the status of mega road and bridge projects under construction in these areas. The Div Com directed the officials of various departments to work in tandem […]

Traders protest in Srinagar, demand capital punishment for culprits

  Srinagar, Apr 13: Scores of traders hit the streets after Friday prayers and held a sit-in protest in downtown Srinagar, demanding capital punishment for culprits in gang-rape and brutal murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu region. As soon as Friday prayers were over in mosques, scores of traders, under the banner […]

Div Com reviews progress of works under SBM

Div Com reviews progress of works under SBM

Srinagar, Apr 3: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer A Khan Tuesday convened a meeting to take stock of progress achieved under centrally-sponsored Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in the Kashmir Division. Deputy Commissioners of all the Valley districts including Leh and Kargil participated in the meeting via video-conferencing. The meeting reviewed the status of works carried under […]

Tahira Khanam College female students hospitalized after eating hostel meal

We are investigating the matter: Principal Srinagar, Mar 25: Panic gripped Tahira Khanam College of Education Lawaypora on Saturday when maximum female students residing in its hostel fell ill, allegedly due to food poisoning. The matter came to light Sunday morning as students called a news agency and complained of being ill after consuming their […]

ATM machine stolen

  Srinagar, Mar 11: Unknown burglars stole an ATM machine of State Bank of India (SBI) from Lalbazar area of Srinagar district during lastnight, police said on Sunday. A senior police officer said that unknown burglars barged into ATM in near Salfiya Chowk in Lalbazar area and decamped with the machine and cash amount of […]

Health department seals ‘sections’ of nursing home in Sgr

Health department seals ‘sections’ of nursing home in Sgr

Srinagar, Mar 9: Jammu and Kashmir Health Department on Friday sealed “various sections of unregistered” Al-Amin nursing home in Srinagar. According to a statement issued by the health department, an inspection team was headed by health officers to Al Amin Nursing Home in Srinagar. “It was observed that the hospital is unregistered and has many […]

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