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Contempt petition against Basant Rath dismissed

A contempt of court petition filed by an hotelier against the recently transferred traffic police chief Basant Rath was dismissed Friday here, declaring it...

MILAD CELEBRATIONS: Authorities begin sanitation drive in shrines, masjids

Authorities have launched a special sanitation drive near shrines and masjids in summer capital for convenience of devotees during upcoming Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW).  Special teams have...

Vanishing interest in skilled labor in Kashmir a big concern: Mirwaiz

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday said fast depleting interest in skills of age-old Kashmiri handicrafts was alarming and a big concern. “We have to understand that...

Advisor Ganai hears public deputations

Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai Thursday met scores of public delegations and individuals during his weekly public hearing here today. More than 50 delegations...

Protests held against transfer of Rath

Many youth including social activists staged a protest demonstration here against transfer of former IGP traffic Basant Rath and demanded revocation of the order. The...

CME on World Diabetes Day concludes at GMC

Department of Biochemistry, GMC Srinagar celebrated World Diabetes Day by organizing an awareness event in which a diabetes screening camp was held for masses...

Functioning of labor department reviewed

Commissioner Secretary labour and employment department Saurabh Bhagat today chaired a high-level meeting to review departmental functioning in Kashmir division. Threadbare discussions were held during...

‘Expedite works on PMDP roads on priority’

Divisional commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed chief engineer R&B and other concerned engineers to expedite widening and construction works on Srinagar-Baramulla-Uri and...

At SKIMS, young diabetics learn to cope with disease

“Will my siblings get diabetes from me?” asked 12-year old Masooma (name changed) to the panel of experts at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences...

CURTAIN RAISER: Kashmir’s biggest annual musical festival Shashrang begins today

The eighth edition of Kashmir’s biggest annual music festival Shashrang will begin today at Tagore Hall with the participation of dozens of artists from...

‘Sensitise people to change lifestyle to prevent diabetes’

The Health department today organised a medical camp at Primary Health Centre Chanapora here to mark the World Diabetes Day commemorated across the world...

KU constitutes anti-corruption cell at its examination wing

In order to bring more transparency and accountability in the system vice chancellor University of Kashmir, Prof Talat Ahmad. has authorized the constitution of...

Gojwara residents resent dilapidated lanes

Residents of Malik Sahib locality of Gojwara in Downtown have expressed resentment over dilapidated lanes and overflowing of drainage system there.  A delegation from the...

Govt dismayed over delay in completion of projects in Srinagar

Governor’s administration has expressed anguish over the delay in completion of developmental projects in Srinagar district and directed for completion of pending works at...

‘Government committed to restore Downtown’s glory ’

Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today chaired a high-level meeting at the office of the divisional commissioner Kashmir to review the pace...

SKIMS to celebrate World Diabetes Day today

Department of endocrinology, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), is celebrating World Diabetes Day on Nov 14.  A statement issued said various activities will be...

Winter-preparedness for Srinagar reviewed

Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today chaired a high-level meeting here to review the preparedness of the district administration in case of...

ALOHA organises 12th annual state level competition

ALOHA J&K on Tuesday organised its 12th annual state level competition-2018 of ALOHA students at Kashmir University (KU). The event witnessed participation of as many...

Woman held with 20 grenades, ammunition on Srinagar outskirts

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested a woman along with 20 grenades from Lawaypora area on the outskirts of...

Thousands offer congregational Khawaja Digar

Thousands of people converged at the revered shrine of Hazrat Khawaja Naqshband (RA) at Khawaja Bazar in Downtown here on Monday to offer ‘Khawaja...

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