Proper mechanism must for preservation of shrines, religious places: Tassaduq

Proper mechanism must for preservation of shrines, religious places: Tassaduq

Srinagar, Nov 16: Coordinator Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti today said that the shrines and religious places of Kashmir have been the proud symbols of the valley’s spiritual edifice, faith and cultural heritage as such a proper and comprehensive mechanism for their preservation is a must. Expressing grief at the fire incident at the […]

Nocturnal blaze partially damages Khanqah-e-Moula shrine

Nocturnal blaze partially damages Khanqah-e-Moula shrine

Srinagar, Nov 15: A nocturnal blaze damaged one of Kashmir’s holiest Muslim shrines, the “Khanqah-e-Moula”, in old Srinagar city. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot soon after receiving news about the fire during the night and doused the flames before the blaze could cause any major damage to the shrine, said police. A police […]

Mehbooba assesses damage

Mehbooba assesses damage

Expresses satisfaction over shrine safety Srinagar, Nov 15: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday morning rushed here and visited the shrine of Hazrat Amir i Kabeer Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (R.A.) which has suffered some damages in a fire incident previous night. Cancelling all her engagements, Mehbooba Mufti air dashed to Srinagar Wednesday morning and straight […]

Mirwaiz visits Khankah-e-Moula

Mirwaiz visits Khankah-e-Moula

Srinagar, Nov 15: Mutahida Majilis-e-Ulema head Mirwaiz Umar Farooq visited Wednesday morning Kashmirs most revered and sacred shrine of Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) at Khankha-e-Moula here in the wake of mid-night blaze at the shrine that left the main minaret completely damaged. Mirwaiz expressed his shock and sorrow over the damage caused to the shrine by the […]

Dr Farooq, Omar grieved

Seek early restoration of the shrine Srinagar, Nov 15: National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed profound grief over the incident of fire at Khanqah-e-Moula on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. Seeking the early restoration of the damaged parts of the shrine, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and […]

Hajj-2018: Forms to be available from today

Hajj-2018: Forms to be available from today

Srinagar, Nov 14: Executive Officer State Hajj Committee (SHC) Tuesday said that forms for Haj-2018 would be available online on the website of Hajj Committee of India website (www.hajcommittee.gov.in) and on SHC (www.jkshc.com) from November 15 to December 7, 2017. The forms for the holy pilgrimage shall also be available at respective Deputy Commissioner’s Office […]

DHSK observes World Diabetes Day

DHSK observes World Diabetes Day

Clock tower illuminated in blue to commemorate World Diabetes Day Srinagar, Nov 14: Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) observed World Diabetes Day Tuesday in response to the escalating prevalence of diabetes in Kashmir. The theme for World Diabetes Day for this year was “Women & Diabetes”. This day is celebrated world-wide in order to […]

LAWDA demolishes five structures

LAWDA demolishes five structures

Srinagar, Nov 13: Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) through its Enforcement Wing demolished five illegal constructions at Danpora, Briene, Ishber, Laam, Chandpora and Lalbazar. The statement reads that the public residing within the LDA jurisdiction are hereby directed that not to go for any sort of illegal constructions as the Enforcement wing will continue […]

Police arrest drug peddler along with his local accomplice

Police arrest drug peddler along with his local accomplice

Srinagar, Nov 13: Continuing its drive against drug menace Police Handwara achieved a big success by apprehending a notorious drug peddler Nazir Ahmad Shah resident of Achbal Sopore who supplied contraband narcotic substance ( Charas) to one local namely Tariq Ahmad Teli resident of Shalal Handwara. Police station Handwara apprehended both the accused persons from […]

Asiea pays surprise visit to GP Panth hospital

Asiea pays surprise visit to GP Panth hospital

Srinagar: Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash late yesterday evening paid a surprise visit to the GP Pant Pediatric Hospital Sonawar to inspect the functioning of the institute, besides taking stock of the services being made available to the patients there. The Minister during her visit inspected various wards of the […]