More than two months after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court stressed on the implementation of ban on use of polythene bags, its uses continues unabated in most parts of the Valley.

On November 4 last year, a division bench of the High Court comprising justice Muhammad Yaqoob Mir and Muzaffar Hussain Attar had maintained that despite repeated directions from the court the use of polythene had been continuing unabated in the Kashmir valley.

PHE warns defaulters; offence may invite one-year imprisonment

As the battle of Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department against illegal water connections appears to be losing steam, it has launched a media blitz warning one-year imprisonment for defaulters as per the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir Water Resources (Regulation and Management) Act, 2010.

Following reports of substandard food products sold by leading business groups, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed three leading companies to deposit Rs 10 crore each.

A division bench of Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Tashi Rabistan directed Delhi-based spice company A-1 Agro Products and Srinagar-based Khyber and Kanwal Spices groups to deposit the amount in the account of the Director, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, within two weeks.

Srinagar, November 18: The Department of Irrigation and Flood Control will act tough against the encroachers on the banks of Srinagar’s lifeline river, the Jhelum.

In the PIL,‘Mujeeb Andrabi versus State’, the petitioners had prayed that the High Court take a “strong note” of the constructions made illegally without permission from the Srinagar Municipal Corporation and in violation of the master plan in Srinagar city and pass directions to the authorities concerned for demolishing such structures in the interest of the public

Jaipurites have the weakest lungs among Indians, says a study conducted by Chest Research Foundation (CRF), Pune.

Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding decongesting traffic on Pantha Chowk dated 30/08/2013 in the matter Tata Sumo Tempo Travel Operator Union & Others Vs Commissioner Transport Department Srinagar & Others.

The jury is still out on whether the existing and under construction hydro-power projects in Uttarakhand exacerbated the impact of floods there, but a group of environmentalists claim that the proj

SRINAGAR: High Court today directed the Advocate General Mohammad Ishaq Qadri to ensure that the conversion of agricultural land into residential or commercial should not take place.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Centre have signed an agreement for a $110-million loan to improve urban services, including water supply, in Jammu and Srinagar.