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Govt frames guidelines to contain road accidents

To contain the traffic accidents and ensure smooth plying of vehicles on roads, an efficient traffic management system is being put in place for which the guidelines have been formulated by the government and the concerned departments have been asked to implement them in letter and spirit. As per a government circular, issued today, QRTs will be set up on the identified spots where staff from all line departments viz. traffic, MVD, Executive Police, Law and Order, Health, Roads and Buildings, Fire and Emergency Service, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Defence would be made available and ambulances with facilities for emergency services, trauma, blood, oxygen and other necessary requisition will be made available. In addition, trained personal, mechanical equipments like recovery cranes, winches, gas emitters, ropes and air lifting of injured persons particularly in Doda district would be also ensured at these spots. The road safety measures and awareness camps besides maintenance and work…

Thousands of eco-friendly volunteers pay obeisance at Hazratbal

The eco-friendly young students who have played their significant role in joining people of Srinagar city in eradicating polythene menace forever and ushering the city towards zero polythene zone. The youngsters cleaned DalLake and Jhelum and praised the heavenly beauty of Kashmir. They were impressed with extraordinary love which they receive from people of the Srinagar. These students were of the opinion that people of Kashmir are embodiment of love and they posses strong element of hospitality and respect for visiting guests. The age old tradition of providing Sharbat and other Tabrukaat was seen at Hazrat Bulbulshah shrine where these young students were received with warmth and love. In the lawns of Hazrat Bulbulshah shrine the students were able to see themselves the concept of mutual love and brotherhood which has been propagated by the great sofi saint Hazrat Bulbul Shah.

Youth interactions promote secular character: Dy CM

Describing the youth as building blocks of Nation, Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Tara Chand made a strong plea to youth of the state to rise above caste, communal and regional considerations, and actively participate in state building activities. The Deputy Chief Minister said this while inaugurating the National Integration camp organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK), Srinagar at Kheerbhawani, Ganderbal today. A large number of youth from different parts of the country are participating in the six -day long camp. The inauguration ceremony was attended by MLA, Amirakadal, Mr. Naseer Sogami, MLC, Mr. Ali Mohd., Former Minister, Mr. Garu Ram, District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal, Mr. Iftikar Hussain Bari, Director, North Zone, Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK), Mr. S.S.Kashyap and several functionaries of State Administration and Nehru Yuva Kendra. Appreciating the activities undertaken by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Mr. Tara Chand said that by organizing inter-state get-together in the valley, NYK is doi…