Administration fails to stop sale of Cigarettes near schools in Srinagar

Administration fails to stop sale of Cigarettes near schools in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 3: The Administration has failed to prevent sale of cigarettes and tobacco products in the areas of educational institutions. In Srinagar’s commercial hub, for instance, almost all the educational institutions have their nearby groceries selling cigarettes and tobacco products. Abdul Majeed, a parent whose son studies in Burn Hall, said that, “we all […]

SMC seizes one quintal polythene bags in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 3: The anti-polythene squad of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has seized one quintal of polythene bags from several parts of Srinagar city. An official statement issued Tuesday said that the SMC imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on numerous shopkeepers for stocking and selling goods in polythene and shoppers carrying polythene bags while […]

Kashmiri girls falling prey to drugs Stress, family disputes main causes, say doctors

Kashmiri girls falling prey to drugs Stress, family disputes main causes, say doctors

Srinagar, Jul 2: Drug abuse, known to be widespread among youth in Kashmir Valley, is now showing a new trend whereby teenage girls are increasingly turning into addicts. College-going girls are abusing substances, especially toluene, a common thinner, is testified to by officials at the de-addiction centre in Srinagar. Sources said that girls students abuse […]

Ongoing flood control drill to continue for 3 months: Div Com

Flood control efforts being monitored at highest levels Srinagar, Jul 1: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Sunday said the situation having arisen from incessant rains is being closely monitored at all levels in all the Valley districts and that there is no need to panic even as he cautioned those living around rivers and […]

Incessant rains submerge City areas

SMC presses in for dewatering City, Commissioner monitors exercise Srinagar, Jun 29: The incessant rains since Wednesday evening has left scores of areas in Srinagar waterlogged, thus leaving the residents there to face inconvenience. It is worth to mention here that the local Meteorological department (MeT) has predicted end to the wet spell on Saturday. […]

Pratap Park turns into hangout spot for students bunking classes

Srinagar, Jun 28: The Pratap Park in city center Lal chowk has turned into hangout spot for scores of students studying in different educational institutions in the vicinity who are seen bunking classes under the very nose of school authorities. Eyewitness working at different shops around the park said that the students studying at women’s […]

Barring Kulgam, life returns to normal in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jul 26: Life returned to normal on Tuesday in Kashmir valley after remaining crippled for a day on Monday due to a strike called by separatists against civilian killings in security force action, Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) and fresh arrest of youths in the valley. However, business and other activities remained paralyzed in […]

Secy Edu reviews education sector of Kashmir Division

Srinagar, Jun 26: Appreciating the performance of the students from Super 50 coaching centres of the Department, Secretary School Education Farooq Ahmad Shah has said that it is very pleasing that 151 students from Super 50 coaching centres of the Department have qualified NEET examination recently. He expressed these views today during a review meeting […]

Batamaloo resident demand macadamization of local lane

Srinagar, Jun 25: Residents of SDA Colony Lane 5 Batamaloo here have expressed resentment over the dilapidated road in the area. The locals said that the filling work was not undertaken after the construction of drainage system. A delegation from the area said that the work on the drainage system was completed last year in […]

DC Srinagar places 24 employees under suspension

Srinagar, Jun 22: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, surprise inspections were conducted at several government offices in the district. During the inspections, 10 officials at Chief Medical Officer Srinagar, nine at Gousia Hospital Khanyar and five at Chief Education Officer Srinagar were found unauthorisedly absent and were placed […]

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