Chitragam tehsil headless for 6 months

Chitragam tehsil headless for 6 months

SHOPIAN: Six months before the Tehsildar of Chitragam-kalan tehsil was transferred, the authorities have failed to send a substitute to the tehsil causing innumerable hardships to the local residents. A group of locals from the area told Kashmir Reader that the Tehsildar of the area was transferred in December 2016. “Many a times we demonstrated […]

Ban on entry to tractors in Shopian town

Ban on entry to tractors in Shopian town

Shopian: No tractors would be allowed to ply in the Shopain town from 9am to 6pm, Superintendent of Police Shopian, S A Dinka said. “We discussed this issue with deputy commissioner of Shopian and no tractors will be allowed to enter to the main during day time,” he said.  As reported earlier by Kashmir Reader, […]

Grenade attack at police post, rifle-snatching bid in Shopian

Grenade attack at police post, rifle-snatching bid in Shopian

Shopian: A civilian was injured when unidentified persons hurled a  grenade at a police post of the Special Operations Group (SOG) at Imam Sahib, some nine kilometres from the district headquarters Shopian, on Wednesday afternoon. Local sources said that the grenade exploded on the road outside the police post. Medical Superintendent of Shopian district hospital […]

Hirpora sanctuary under constant threat from herb loot and cattle grazing

Hirpora sanctuary under constant threat from herb loot and cattle grazing

Shopian: Illegal cattle and sheep grazing are going on unchecked within the premises of Hirpora wildlife sanctuary in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. Hundreds of traditional and non-herds are grazing in the sanctuary which, say wildlife experts, disturbs food and shelter for various endangered animals like the Pir Panjal markhor, the Himalayan brown bear, the Himalayan […]

Despite ban government teachers work at tuition centres

Despite ban government teachers work at tuition centres

Shopian: Despite a ban on working of government employed teachers, lecturers and professors in private tuition centres, many such places are thriving in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. While lecturers and professors employed in different educational institutions earn handsome cash in these places, unemployed, educated persons are struggling to earn a livelihood. “More than 30 tutors […]