11 file nominations for Srinagar bypolls, 7 on last day

11 file nominations for Srinagar bypolls, 7 on last day

SRINAGAR: On the last day of filing of nominations Tuesday, seven more candidates have filed their papers for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency bye polls. The candidates include Chetan Sharma of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, Bikram Singh of J&K Lib­eral Democratic Party, Farooq Ahmad Dar (Independent), Mirza Sajad Hussain Beigh of Rashtriya Jan Kranti Party, Mehraj Khourshid […]

ECI appoints observers for Srinagar

ECI appoints observers for Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Election Commission of India (ECI) Tuesday appointed observers for smooth conduct of Srinagar Parliamen­tary bye polls. In case of any grievances with regard to conduct of the bye-elec­tions to the constituency political parties, nominated candidates, electorates and general public are informed to contact the following observers: Kamlesh Kumar Pant (General observer) for Kangan, Ganderbal, […]

DEO organizes election training programme in Srinagar

DEO organizes election training programme in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District Elec­tion Officer, Srinagar, today organized an election training programme for the AROs and allied staff. The training was given by master trainers. The programme was con­ducted at DC Office Srinagar, in which a hundred trainees to be placed as polling staff were imparted the necessary training. Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, who oversaw the training […]

CUK to launch B. Tech in Computer Science

SRINAGAR: The 18th meeting of the Executive Council (EC) of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) was on Tuesday held at Nowgam-II academic cum administrative block here with Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir in chair. The meeting endorsed the launching of B. Tech programmes in various streams of Engineering and decided to start the […]

Doon International School Srinagar awarded best CBSE school

Doon International School Srinagar awarded best CBSE school

Doon International School Srinagar has been awarded with Best CBSE School 2017 in Jammu and Kashmir. As statement issued by the school said that Chair­man Showkat Hussain Khan received the award from re­nowned writer Chetan Bha­gat at an award ceremony organized by Merit Awards and Market research Pvt Ltd (MAMS), New Delhi on 18 March […]

International Day of Forests observed in Kashmir

International Day of Forests observed in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Department of Social Forestry, Kashmir, in collaboration with Border Security Force (BSF), J&K, today organized the International Day of For­ests at the BSF STC camp, Humhama. Pertinent to mention here that International Day of Forests is ob­served every year on March 21 to cre­ate awareness about the importance of forests among people. A […]

JK consumes 20,000 MT fish annually, 30% being imports

JK consumes 20,000 MT fish annually, 30% being imports

JAMMU: The government Tuesday said that the state annually consumes 20,000 Metric tons of fish with 30 percent of this requirement sufficed by imports. This was stated by Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli said this while inaugurating Kissan Mela cum Exhibition in Ghoumanhassan Jammu, who emphasised  that the government is […]

KTMF condemns enforcement of SARFAESI Act by JK Bank

KTMF condemns enforcement of  SARFAESI Act by JK Bank

Srinagar: The Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) President  Muhammad Yasin Khan has condemned the enforcement of SARFAESI Act in Kashmir by the J&K Bank. In statement issued by KTMF, Khan said the J&K Bank has booked a client under the draconian act, which is injurious for the special status and interests of Kashmir. “While […]