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Monday, January 21, 2019

2014 FLOOD AFTERMATH: Year on, Govt yet to plug bund breaches

Residents of Batwara, Shivpora, Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar and other adjoining areas in civil lines here are up in arms against the authorities accusing them...

Snowfall throws life out of gear in Srinagar

With authorities caught off guard due to unpredicted snowfall, life was thrown out of gear in the summer capital as slippery roads hampered vehicular...

Three policemen wounded in Srinagar grenade blast

Three cops were wounded after suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a police party in Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday. A...

DC Srinagar reviews snowfall preparedness

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Saturday reviewed the preparedness of different departments vis-à-vis snowfall in the summer capital. The DC was informed...

DC Srinagar announces coaching classes for civil service aspirants

In a significant initiative district development commissioner, Srinagar, Syed Abid Rashid Shah announced start of coaching classes for aspirants of civil services and other...

Umarabad residents decry erratic power supply

Residents of Umarabad colony in Peerbagh here on Sunday complained that they were supplied low voltage electricity. The residents said that the erratic supply of...

Aspirants from 2016 KAS Mains stage protest

Many aspirants who have not made it through the KAS Mains examination 2016 held by the J&K Public Service Commission have alleged discrepancies in...

Nobody will be allowed to damage sectarian harmony in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman and patron Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema(MMU), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, today asked the people in Kashmir, especially youth, to maintain sectarian amity and...

‘Meet deadline on Jhelum flood management project’

The secretary to Government PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Department (I&FC), Farooq Ahmad Shah today reviewed the progress on Phase 1 of ongoing Flood...

Farooq Abdullah visits Dargah Hazratbal

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president and Member Parliament Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday offered congregational Friday prayers at Asar-e-Sharief Hazratbal and prayed...

Damaged lanes irk Umer Colony residents

Residents of Umer Colony-B in Lalbazar have accused the authorities of failing to repair damaged roads in their colony for more than a year. A...

Thieves on prowl at Tulsibagh, Jawahar Nagar

 People residing in government accommodations in high security zones of Tulsi Bagh and Jawahar Nagar Tuesday complained that several theft incidents have taken place...

2 drug peddlers held

 Police today arrested two drug peddlers during a surprise checking at Ashai Bagh Nigeen and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession. "A...

Chaos in Srinagar as slippery roads cause accidents

Chaos and confusion prevailed in various areas of the summer capital due to slippery conditions resulting in dozens of roads accidents.  The problem was compounded...

4 yrs on, authorities fail to complete flood spill channel dredging

Despite passing of four years authorities have failed to complete dredging of Rambagh flood spill channel which is a key part of water regulation...

Shutdown observed in Nagbal, Soura areas

A spontaneous shutdown was observed Monday in Nagbal and Soura areas following rumours of death of a youth injured in government forces’ action. The youth...

Local interference, lack of co-ordination among govt deptts mars flood mitigation work

Officials of irrigation and flood control department say some residents of Hajibagh on the outskirts of Srinagar have been hampering desilting work on Bemina-Hokarsar...

Saraibala residents aghast over delay in dewatering

Residents of Saraibala here have expressed resentment over delay in dewatering of Alsafa market there.  The residents said they had sought attention of Srinagar Municipal...

Aadhaar operators stage protest

Scores of Aadhaar operators and supervisors on Tuesday held a protest accusing authorities of passing orders to replace them with government employees. Aadhaar operators assembled...

2 patients die of H1N1 at SMHS Hospital

Two patients who were admitted at SMHS Hospital here for treatment of H1N1 influenza, died today at the hospital, taking the death toll due...

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