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LG chairs high level meeting of Administrative Secretaries

Stresses on close monitoring, speedy execution of development works; release of pending payments SRINAGAR, JULY 06: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today stressed on close monitoring of developmental works and their speedy execution, besides releasing of pending payments under various schemes on priority. The Lt Governor was chairing a high level meeting of Administrative Secretaries


DGP Prisons for strict adherence to Covid-19 SOP

Srinagar: Director General of Police, Prisons, VK Singh today visited Central Jail Srinagar to take stock of security arrangements and to evaluate the general living conditions available in the jail. Senior Superintendent Central Jail Srinagar Tej Ram Katoch, CO 82 Bn CRPF Bal Krishna and other officers were present during the visit. The DGP inspected


Biodiversity park to be set up at Dagpora Ganderbal

Mir Showkat Ganderbal : J&K Forest Department is establishing a Biodiversity Conservation Park under CAMPA at Dagpora Harran area in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The site is adjacent to catchment areas of Anchar lake and Sindh river. Sindh forest division Ganderbal of Srinagar Forest Circle is the implementing agency for establishment of the park which will be set


NIA Chargesheets DSP Devender Singh, 5 Others

Srinagar, July 06: National Investigation Agency filed a chargesheet against suspended DySP of police Devender Singh, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Naveed Babu, and four others on Monday. Besides Singh and Syed Naveed Mushtaq alias Babu, the NIA filed Charge-sheet against Irfan Shafi Mir alias Advocate, Rafi Ahmad Rather (Hizb militant), Tanveer Ahmad Wani (ex-LoC trader) and Syed


BSF Man Dies Of covid-19, J&K Toll 137

Srinagar: A Border Security Forces personnel died of covid-19 at a hospital here, taking the fatality count due to the deadly virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 137. The trooper from 33 Battalion died at BSF Sector Headquarters in Panthachowk due to covid-19, official sources said. Previously, three persons including a 55-year-old woman from Uri


KCC&I expresses concern over increase in covid-19 cases in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 7: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday expressed concern at the increase in the number of COVID positive cases in the Valley. A spokesperson of the traders’ body stated that reports of gross carelessness and violation of COVID protocols were coming from various districts, especially Srinagar. “Due to the onset of