Modi to inaugurate Nashri tunnel on April 2

Modi to inaugurate Nashri tunnel on April 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation Asia’s longest bi-directional road tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on April 2, which will cut down travel time between the two by two hours. The Rs 2,519-crore all-weather tunnel is equipped with world-class safety features and has been built in a record four years on […]

Hajj accidental insurance cover

SRINAGAR: According to the Executive officer State Hajj Committee, last date for submission of tenders for providing accidental insurance cover to the Haj-2017 pilgrims has been extended to April 7, 2017. Please follow and like us:0

MGNREGA employees stage protest at Pattan

Baramulla: Hundreds of contractual employees of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act(MGNREGA) Wednesday staged a protest in North Kashmir’s Pattan town demanding Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s intervention in regularization of their jobs. Scores of employees assembled in premises of Block Development Office, Pattan and protested against what they called ‘government’s non serious attitude’ towards […]

SC grants court more time to wrap up BOPEE scam trial

SC grants court more time to wrap up BOPEE scam trial

By Aqib Ahmad   New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has granted more time to special judge anti-corruption Srinagar to conclude trial into multi-crore cash-for-paper scam of Common Entrance Test 2012 which was allegedly engineered by the former chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer. “Extension of time, as has […]

Prefab classrooms, borrowed building makes Utersoo degree college

Prefab classrooms, borrowed building makes Utersoo degree college

By Shafat Mir Utersoo (Anantnag): Five years after a degree college was established at Utersoo village in Shangus area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir, the college is still functioning in prefab sheds inside the premises of a local secondary school. The government established the Utersoo college in 2012 but the college sans its own […]

No sweeper, toilet facility at Safakadal Middle school

No sweeper, toilet facility at Safakadal Middle school

By Nazima Sidiq Srinagar: Two decades after a middle school was established at Safakadal in old Srinagar in a rented building, the authorities have failed to install proper washroom facility much to the inconvenience of the students and staff. The school lacks proper infrastructure to cater to the needs of enrolled 72 students including girls […]

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

ANANTNAG: National Conference and Congress on Tuesday assailed PDP for importing RSS into Kashmir, saying that the politically sagacious people won’t allow the machinations of saffron social engineering to succeed in a pluralistic state like Jammu and Kashmir. “PDP stands exposed for facilitating the RSS to spread its tentacles, first by inducting its political constituent […]