Fragile power network risks another Dar Mohalla

Why PDD prefers investment in re-metering over public safety, ask residents

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 21: With the ruling coalition government preferring “controversial” investment worth millions in fresh metering of the already metered areas in Srinagar, the fragile power transmission network, which awaits upgradation for years, continues to risk life and property of people.  More

JORA INAUGURATES PEDESTRIAN MALL AT DALGATE

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 21: Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies, Nawang Rigzin Jora Friday reiterated that the government was committed to rehabilitate all affected Dal dwellers at newly developed colony at Bemina with all the latest facilities, an official handout said. Jora said More

RCTA calls on SMC Commr
Srinagar, June 21: The Regal Chowk Traders Association (RCTA) on Friday called on Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Commissioner Dr GN Qasba to discuss the marketplace development issues with authorities. In a statement the RCTA President Manzoor Ul Hassan said the meeting remained fruitful More

DDC seeks end to child labor, improvement in juvenile homes

Seeks report within 2 months

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 21: The District Development Commissioner, Er Farooq Ahmed Shah has directed the concerned to improve facilities at juvenile homes in the City even as he sought end to child labor. Officials said the DDC said it while chairing a meeting which apart from others was attended More

MLA assures college gate facelift
Srinagar, June 21: MLA Amira Kadal Nasir Aslam Wani has assured the SP College authorities that the government would facelift the campus entrance, an official handout said. The MLA said the assistance would be made out of his constituency development funds. More

4 PETROL PUMPS FINED
Srinagar, June 21: Four petrol pumps were fined Friday for less delivery of fuel than assured to the customers.“At the instructions of Joint Controller, Legal Metrology, KashmirProvince, the field executives of Legal Metrology Department under the supervision of Altaf Ahmad, Assistant Controller More

Children hospital appeals BSNL
Srinagar, June 21: The staffers of children hospital at Sonawar said the BSNL mobile network was poor in the area.The visitors too have been complaining of the same. The complainants appealed the BSNL authorities to look into the problem and get the network improved. More

  • Kashmir

Crackdown in Lal Chowk, frisking at several other places

People Complain Of Inconvenience; Police Terms It Routine Security Drill

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, June 21: Police Friday carried out a cordon and search operation in the city's commercial hub Lal Chowk and its adjoining areas following intelligence inputs that militants might try to sneak More



  • Srinagar City

Fragile power network risks another Dar Mohalla

Why PDD prefers investment in re-metering over public safety, ask residents

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 21: With the ruling coalition government preferring “controversial” investment worth millions in fresh metering of the already metered areas in Srinagar, the fragile power transmission network More




  • Jammu

Army reviews Amarnath Yatra security arrangements

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, June 21: Amid intelligence inputs of militant threat to Amarnath yatra, the Army today reviewed security measures for the smooth conduct of the annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 mt high cave shrine More



  • South Asia

15 killed in Peshawar suicide blast

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Peshawar, June 21: At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured today when a suicide bomber blew himself up amidst scores of worshippers attending Friday prayers at a Shia madrassa on the outskirts More



  • World

Kerry visiting India for strategic dialogue

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, June 21: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation of his cabinet colleagues and top military commanders, today left for India as part of his 10-day seven nation Asia More



  • Gk Features

Her mental health

‘STRESS DUE TO OVERWORK CAN LEAD TO MENTAL DISORDERS’

CONCERN

INSHA LATIEF

FOR the past four months, Tehmina Akhtar (name changed), 28, a resident of district Baramulla, is undergoing treatment at Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Rainawari, the lone psychiatric More



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