Contaminated water supply puts Shopian on brink of disease outbreak

Contaminated water supply puts Shopian on brink of disease outbreak

Raashid Hassan SHOPIAN: More than a hundred villages in south Kashmir’s Shopian area are drinking untreated water directly supplied from canals and rivulets. The situation has left most of the villages at the brink of outbreak of epidemic as the summer season approaches and the water begins to get murkier. Only a few villages have […]

GHS Gawalta has 4 teachers for 124 students

Baramulla: Government High School (GHS) Gawalta in bordering Uri town has four teachers for 124 students. The school teaches students in 11 classes from KG to class 10th grade. Gwajata is last civilian village of the Uri along the line of control on Srinagar-Muzafarabad national highway. “The department of education upgraded our middle school in […]

Health employees without salaries for 10 months

Health employees without salaries for 10 months

Srinagar: Thousands of employees of health and family welfare department in the state are without salaries for the past ten months. They said that the situation has led their families virtually to the verge of starvation. “We are more than three thousand employees working in the department in different districts of the valley. All of […]

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

Srinagar: A prominent Pakistani newspaper has said that Indian government is deliberately instigating people for a full-scale rebellion in order to justify more violence and possibly even ethnic cleansing. “That is a frightening possibility, one that the outside world simply cannot afford to ignore. If South Asia is a geopolitical tinderbox, the disputed Kashmir region […]

Weather likely to improve from Wednesday

Weather likely to improve from Wednesday

Srinagar: The weatherman has forecast light rainfall on Monday and Tuesday with improvement from Wednesday after two days of intermittent rainfall and cloudy overcast. Director Meteorological department Sonam Lotus said that a spell of light shower may occur in the evenings of Sunday and Monday. He said weather will improve from April 26 onwards. “No […]

Police, students clash in Sheeri

Police, students clash in Sheeri

Baramulla: Clashes broke out in Sheeri area of Baramulla on Saturday when score of students of Government Higher Secondary School Fatehgarh Narvaw staged anti-India and pro-Azadi protests and marched towards the Srinagar-Muzafarabad road. Witnesses said that as the protesting students reached main market Sheeri, about one kilometer from their school, government forces blocked their path […]

Mughal Road opens for one way traffic

Mughal Road opens for one way traffic

JAMMU: The Mughal Road which connects Kashmir valley with Jammu region as an alternate route through Shopian and Poonch/Rajouri districts was thrown open for one-way traffic from Sunday. To ensure smooth regulation of traffic on Mughal Road from Poonch to Shopian and vice versa, Inspector General of Police, Traffic, Jagjit Kumar has formulated one-way traffic […]

Constables recruitment in Ganderbal

Constables recruitment in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: According to the deputy commissioner Ganderbal, recruitment process for the post of constables in J&K Police for Ganderbal district shall likely be conducted on April 30 and May 1, 2017. It was said that the admit cards for aspiring candidates have been made available on official website of J&K Police, while as admit card […]

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