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Secretary LAWDA tramples departments rule, allows paternal family construct shopping complex within prohibited range of Nigeen Lake

Secretary LAWDA tramples departments rule, allows paternal family construct shopping complex within prohibited range of Nigeen Lake

  Srinagar: In a clear case of nepotism, Secretary Lakes and Water Ways Development Authority (LAWDA), Sumera Shamim has allowed her paternal family construct a shopping complex in clear violation of the guidelines laid by her own department at Kanitar Hazratbal. The construction has been going on for last three months. The LAWDA rules state that […]

In clear violation of rules, landlords owning rooms & apartments around KU go for unjustified rental hikes    

In clear violation of rules, landlords owning rooms & apartments around KU go for unjustified rental hikes    

  By  Farooz Ahmad Lone Srinagar: In clear violation of the Houses and Shops Rent Control Act, the landlords catering to the students of Kashmir University (KU) have gone for an unjustified rent hike thus putting pressure on their already stressed economic conditions. “Currently, the rent system and the related things are regulated and administered by […]

Planet Mars closest to Earth on July 31; similar only in 2035 : PSI

Planet Mars closest to Earth on July 31; similar only in 2035 : PSI

Hyderabad: Planet Mars will get closest to Earth in 15 years on Tuesday at 57.59 million km and next it will occur only in 2035, Planetary Society, India (PSI) said. PSI Director and Founder Secretary N Sri Raghunandan Kumar said that this closest approach is due once in 26 months celestial event ‘Mars Opposition to […]

Concern: Kashmir has lost 22000 hectares of agricultural land in 16 years

Concern: Kashmir has lost 22000 hectares of agricultural land in 16 years

Srinagar: The agricultural and wetlands of Kashmir are under serious threat as they are being fast eaten up by the rapid urbanisation and the faulty land-use. The unchecked construction of residential colonies, factories, shopping complexes, brick kilns etc has squeezed the agricultural land in the valley. It has also thrown up the challenge as to […]

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