Srinagar petrol pumps asked to keep reserve stock

Srinagar petrol pumps asked to keep reserve stock

SRINAGAR: District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone Friday directed all fuel station owners operating in Srinagar to keep sufficient reserve stock of fuel available at their respective petrol pumps, till Parliamentary by-elections are over. The DEO said that they (petrol pump owners) have been directed to keep the reserve stock so […]

City drainage to get boost, SMC spending Rs 50 crore

City drainage to get boost, SMC spending Rs 50 crore

By Nazima Sidiq Srinagar: Drainage system is likely to be effective in capital Srinagar after a massive funding shot of Rs 50 crore was given to the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC). Under the centrally-sponsored Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme coupled with World Bank’s financial support, the government is gearing up to […]

Investment imperative in water research, say experts

Investment imperative in water research, say experts

Srinagar: The department of environmental sciences and centre for research and development (CORD) at University of Kashmir organised a workshop ‘Water Resources: Threats and Challenges-A way forward’ to mark the World Water Day-2017. Renowned experts said universities, research organisations, NGOs and civil society organizations must work continuously and in tandem to educate masses on water […]

Multilevel car parking to be functional soon

Multilevel car parking to be functional soon

Srinagar: Work on the first semi-automatic multilevel car parking facility in the state, in the erstwhile KMDA bus stand at Lalchowk, Srinagar is nearing completion and is expected to be completed, Jammu and Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency has said. In statement issued here the ERA said test trials were underway at the parking. This hi-tech […]

Unite against communal, polarizing forces: Dr Farooq

Unite against communal, polarizing forces: Dr Farooq

SRINAGAR: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday called for a united front to foil the ‘machinations of communal and divisive elements’ saying that the spirit of inclusiveness alone can steer Jammu and Kashmir out of the prevailing morass and political instability. Stepping up his electoral campaign for by-polls to Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency during […]

HC seeks monthly report from IOC on auto LPG station in Valley

HC seeks monthly report from IOC on auto LPG station in Valley

SRINAGAR: Terming the explanation by Indian Oil Corporation on non-installation of Auto LPG Dispensing Station (ALDS) as “not plausible and unacceptable”, the J&K high court has directed it to file monthly status report about the progress in setting up of the facility in the Kashmir Valley. The directions by a division bench of Justices Mohammad […]

Govt hell-bent to curb resistance leadership, says Hurriyat (M)

Govt hell-bent to curb resistance leadership, says Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Condemning the continuous house detention and curbs on religious activities of APHC (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, a spokesman termed it as the frustration of ruling regime which is bent upon to restrict and curb the peaceful activities of resistance leadership. In a statement the spokesman said that the rulers, in order to carry […]

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, […]