NBCC to construct bunkers along Indo-Pak border in JK for Rs 415.73 cr

New Delhi, Apr 4: State-owned construction firm NBCC today said it has received sanction for the construction of 14,460 bunkers in villages along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir amounting to Rs 415.73 crore. “NBCC has received sanction from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, for the Construction of 14,460 bunkers in […]

3-day Idea Exchange Programme concludes at KU

  Srinagar, Apr 4: A three-day Idea Exchange Programme (IEP) concluded at the University of Kashmir on Wednesday. Vice-Chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi chaired the valedictory session and underlined the importance of student and faculty exchange programmes in the growth and development of universities. The Idea Exchange Programme was organised by the Department of Students […]

Day-4: Train service remains suspended

Srinagar, Apr 4: Train service remained suspended for security reasons for the fourth day on Wednesday in the Kashmir valley following “Shopian Challo” called by separatists to express solidarity with the families of those killed on Sunday violence. Four civilians were killed in south Kashmir and another in Ganderbal in central valley and over 40 […]

Congress condemns killing of Kangan youth

Srinagar, Apr 4: Strongly condemning the killing of a youth Gowhar Ahmad Rather due to fire arm injury in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, Congress demanded immediate end to bloodshed in the valley. A spokesman of the state Congress asked the government to provide adequate compensation to the family members of Gowhar and other civilians […]

Disaster in Waiting

One Fire Tender for hundreds of Villages in Pattan town Baramulla, Apr 4: Pattan town in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district remain exposed to the fire threat as there is only a single fire tender with 7 employees including a woman and a driver posted at Fire and Emergency Station Pattan. In case of an emergency, […]

Erring shopkeepers fined for violating norms in Kargil

  Kargil, Apr 4: On the directions of District Magistrate Kargil Haji Gulzar Hussain a joint inspection team headed by Tehsildar Kargil Wednesday conducted surprise visit of a number of cold storages and shops in Kargil town. The team comprised of the Chief Medical Officer Kargil, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer Kargil, Executive Officer Municipal Committee […]

MLA Bandipora calls on Governor

Jammu, Apr 4: Usman Majeed, MLA Bandipora, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan, here today. Majeed discussed with Governor issues relating to the maintenance of peace and normalcy in the State and initiatives required to be taken to foster the interests of youth. Governor appreciated Majeed’s concerns and urged him to continue sustained […]

Chief Secretary reviews progress of USB Rail Link Project

Jammu, Apr 4: Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Wednesday chaired the 8th Apex Committee meeting here to review the progress of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) Project. Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), USBRL Project, Commissioner/Secretary Revenue, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Secretary (Technical) Forest Department, Deputy Commissioners of Reasi & Ramban and other senior officers of the State Government […]