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Daily Archives: February 3, 2016

90 breaches caused by September 2014 floods in Jhelum plugged

Div Com reviews status of dredging, restoration work on the river Srinagar, Feb 03 (KNS): Nearly 90 breaches caused by the September-2014 floods in Jehlum River have been plugged by the Irrigation and Flood Control Department. This was revealed during a review meeting held by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Wednesday with the Chief Engineer of Irrigation ... Read More »

Bpora Court complex turned into battlefield

5 including 3 lawyers injured Bandipora Feb 03: The District court complex Bandipora on Wednesday turned into a battle grounds when an accused person with his accomplice assaulted counsel of their opposite party injuring five persons including three lawyers.   Noor-Din Gojjar of Doban Onagam who is accused in a criminal case allegedly assaulted 65 year advocate Jan Muhammad Mir with a ... Read More »

Govt cancels all attachments of teachers

President transferred from Srinagar to Tangmarg Srinagar, Feb 03 (KNS): While cancelling the attachments of all government school-teachers, deputed with different schemes, the state administration Wednesday transferred Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) president, Abdul Qayoom Wani to a local Government High School in his native village, Tangmarg. According to the sources, the state administration cancelled the attachments of all government ... Read More »

Officials, contractors ‘nexus’ drain state exchequer

SDM attaches I&FC Supervisor for links with Sand mafia Bandipora, Feb 3, CNS: In what could turn out to be a biggest scam the Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) Department here in the garb of dredging river Jehlum at Sumbal in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district is going for alleged haphazard sand extraction and later trading it illegally, thus not only ... Read More »

‘District Hospital Bijbehara waiting for Healing Touch’

Lack of facilities taking toll on patient care Anantnag, Feb 3, CNS: Bijbehara District hospital according to locals is on papers only while the fact is that it is still a Community Health Centre where inadequate staff and infrastructure are taking a heavy toll on the patient-care as the state Health Department has miserably failed to upgrade the institution to ... Read More »

AVALANCHE IN SIACHEN

  Udhampur  (J&K) : 03 Feb 2016 In the early hours of 3rd Feb, a major avalanche struck an Indian Army post in Northern Siachen Glacier located at a height of 19600 feet.  The post was manned by one Junior Commissioned Officer and nine soldiers.  Rescue operations by specialized teams from Army and Air Force are underway to rescue the ... Read More »

Aga Hasan thanks Pakistan for observing ‘Solidarity Day’

Srinagar, Feb 3, CNS: Senior separatist leader and president Anjaman-e-Shari Shian Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi has thanked the political and religious leaders of Pakistan and its people for observing February 5 as Kashmir Solidarity Day.    In a statement Aga Syed Hasan said Kashmir dispute was the only issue of subcontinent which had assumed the highest significance at international ... Read More »

Vigilance registers case against Taj Mohi-ud-Din, others over land grabbing

Srinagar, Feb 3, CNS: Vigilance Organisation Kashmir on Wednesday lodged a case against senior congress leader and former minister Taj Mohi-ud-Din in a land grabbing case in Kulgam area of south Kashmir. “A Case FIR No. 06/2016 under section 5(1)(d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C. Act sections 468, 471 and 120-B RPC in Police Station Vigilance Organization Kashmir was registered against ... Read More »

SDM attaches I&FC Supervisor for links with Sand mafia

Bandipora, Feb 3, CNS: In what could turn out to be a biggest scam the Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) Department here in the garb of dredging river Jehlum at Sumbal in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district is going for alleged haphazard sand extraction and later trading it illegally, thus not only incurring huge losses to the state exchequer but also ... Read More »

Govt fails to provide drinking water to Gujjars

PHE’s faulty engineering leads to failure of Rs 1.13 crore scheme ‘Fix responsibility; take action against PHE officials’ Waheed Bhat Bandipora, February 02: A huge population of Gujar community has been denied pure drinking water as the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department allegedly embezzled the money meant for water supply scheme in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Three years ago people ... Read More »