Opinion

 Crescent Kashmir

SAND EXTRACTION

SAND EXTRACTION

While the sand blocks were auctioned and given to many outside firms in Kashmir valley, post easing of lockdown there has been a shortage of sand etc. for the construction work. The local sand diggers have been appealing the government to provide them short term permits so that they can survive with their families for […]

 Crescent Kashmir

CASH INTERVENTION

CASH INTERVENTION

Despite all the efforts by the government to revive tourism in Kashmir amid pandemic, thousands of families connected with this trade are waiting for cash intervention by the government to save them for virtual starvation. While the media outlets in New Delhi are talking only about the lockdown period of coronavirus, but Kashmir tourism has […]

 Crescent Kashmir

DARBAR AT TWO PLACES

DARBAR AT TWO PLACES

This is for the first time in the history of Jammu and Kashmir that the Civil Secretariat will function both from Srinagar and from Jammu for the summer months. On Monday, Darbar  opened in Srinagar but most of the offices have been open even in Jammu secretariat. Previously the governments used to move the offices […]

 Crescent Kashmir

MEDIA PROTESTS

MEDIA PROTESTS

After a lot of delay and discussions, finally journalists of Kashmir came on the streets to protest against the media policy drafted by the UT administration recently and said that it was not acceptable to them. Journalists under the banner of J&K Media Guild” staged a protest against Media policy and demanded its immediate rollback. […]

 Crescent Kashmir

PARENTS APPEAL

PARENTS APPEAL

Parents of the wards studying in private schools of Kashmir have appealed to the government to intervene at the earliest for the implementation of recent government orders including some court orders so that they get some relief from depositing fees while schools and other educational institutions have remained closed for almost one year now. Parents […]

 Crescent Kashmir

CONTAINING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

CONTAINING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

UT administration has been taking a number of measures to contain Covid-19 spread in Jammu and Kashmir and in this direction recently Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, convened a meeting at Civil Secretariat here to review the initiatives of additional strategies to combat Covid-19. Advisor sought feedback from all the Deputy Commissioners regarding steps being taken […]

 Crescent Kashmir

UDHAMPUR IN FOCUS

UDHAMPUR IN FOCUS

In the recent past the government has started special focus on district Udhampur of Jammu region and have restarted many developmental projects. Keeping the pace, recently Advisor to Lieutenant Governor visited Udhampur to monitor various ongoing developmental works being executed in RDD, PDD and Tourism sectors in the district. Advisor stressed on maintaining Social Distancing, […]

 Crescent Kashmir

PLIGHT OF TRANSPORTERS

PLIGHT OF TRANSPORTERS

The Central government and UT administration have failed to intervene in order to save thousands of families in Jammu and Kashmir connected with transport trade. Post August 5, last year’s clampdown, the transporter suffered as the government did not allow the normal life to resume for months and it resulted in a lot of hardships […]

 Crescent Kashmir

ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS

ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS

UT administration has failed to curb the growing illegal constructions in Srinagar city, other towns and especially around the water bodies like Anchar, Dal and Wular lakes. Since August 5, last year when the government started a massive clampdown vested interest within the administration police and among the people starting working together resulting in a […]

 Crescent Kashmir

ALARMING TREND

ALARMING TREND

In the recent past in Srinagar city and other parts of Kashmir valley, there is an alarming trend of drug abuse especially among the children. The society has expressed its concerns about such a growing trend among the youth and has appealed to the government to intervene and save our generations from getting drowned in […]

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