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Daily Archives: August 19, 2017

Bandipora: A neglected District- Part 1

  Nasir Khuehami Bandipora, August 19: People here in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district are up in arms over dilapidated roads, unscheduled power cuts, erratic water Supply, Lack of infrastructure in Govt Degree College Bandipora, Corruption, shortage of medicines in hospital and lack of advanced medical infrastructure. People have been facing immense hardships especially those living in remote areas due to ... Read More »

VC Handicrafts stresses on better marketing, sustained quality control

  ‘Handlooms, Handicrafts are social sectors of cultural, economic value’           NEW DELHI, AUGUST 19: Vice Chairman for Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporations, Nizam-ud-Din Bhat today said that the Government is committed to provide all possible support to artisans to sustain and promote art and craft of Jammu and Kashmir which is renowned globally.     ... Read More »

GHSS Bandipora Organises Awareness Programme over Food Safety, Food Habits

Bandipora, August 19: Government Girls Higher Secondary School Bandipora today organized an awareness programme regarding food safety and food habits in the school auditorium the School on Saturday.  The designated officer for Food Safety  of district  Bandipora  yameen-u-nabi enlightened the students regarding consumer rights and food safety.  District Medical Officer (ISM) Dr Iftikhar  threw light on health education and life ... Read More »

Tourism deptt conducts 1st Himalayan Traverse Expedition from Kargil to Pahalgam

It can be a great attraction for adventure lovers and mountaineers: Dir Tourism Srinagar, Aug 18 (KNS): The department of tourism Kashmir, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) and JK Mountaineering and Hiking Club (JKMHC) organised first of its kind Himalayan raverse expedition from Kargil to Pahalgam through the Suru La and Gulol Gali passes. The trekkers left from Kargil ... Read More »

Omar seeks special session of J&K Legislature on Article 35-A

‘Abrogation of Article 35-A will have serious ramifications’ Srinagar, Aug 18 (KNS): National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Friday sought a special session of Jammu and Kashmir Legislature before 29th August to frame up an appropriate response to counter the narrative with regard to tampering or repealing of Article 35-A of the Constitution. “The issue is of vital importance for the ... Read More »

GoI should immediately clear its stand on Article 35A: Sinha

Group calls on Guv Vohra Srinagar, Aug 18 (KNS): Former Union Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday said Government of India should immediately clear its stand on Article 35-A. “People of Jammu and Kashmir are very concerned over the issue and the Centre should clear it’s stand,” Sinha said. He said the Jammu and ... Read More »

Pediatricians put life of newborn babies at risk in Sopore hospital

Baramulla, Aug 18, CNS: It is normal hospital procedure to screen every baby regardless of whether the parents ask for it or even if the baby appears healthy. Ironically the negligence of pediatricians at Sub District Hospital (SDH) Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district are putting life of dozens of newborn babies at risk every day.     The pediatricians according to ... Read More »

Altaf Bukhari reviews progress of Education Deptt’s heritage conservation prog

          SRINAGAR, AUGUST 18: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today convened a meeting to review conservation, retrofitting and upgradation of two educational heritage buildings under the Department’s heritage conservation programme.           During the meeting, Conservation Architect Ms Gurmeet Rai and CEO CUBE, IIT (Madras) Major General Padmanaban gave a detailed presentation about conservation of the two monuments of ... Read More »