Protesters block water supply to powerhouse

Protesters block water supply to powerhouse

Kangan: Residents of Fraw Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district blocked water supply to a nearby power project on Tuesday afternoon to press for their demands. Demanding power supply from the powerhouse, the protesting residents diverted water from the canal feeding Upper Sindh Hydroelectric Power Project Ist to an escape channel. They also staged protests […]

Cop injured in grenade blast, clashes erupt in Pulwama villages

Cop injured in grenade blast, clashes erupt in Pulwama villages

Pulwama: A policeman was injured when suspected militants attacked a police naka party in a Pulwama village on Tuesday evening, SSP Pulwama Mohammed Rayees Bhat told Kashmir Reader. He said militants fired a grenade at a police naka party at Hall village area of Pulwama, injuring a policeman, Firdous Ahmad. The injured was immediately taken […]

Safeguard Tosamaidan natives: TBF

Safeguard Tosamaidan natives: TBF

SRINAGAR: Tosamaidan Bachao Front (TBF), an amalgam which spearheaded a campaign to retrieve the Tosamaidan meadow from army on Tuesday thanked the government for declaring it as tourism development authority but sought compensation for the victims who were left physically challenged in the firing range. In a statement, TBF founder and chief patron Dr Shaikh […]

132 breeches permanently restored on Jehlum

132 breeches permanently restored on Jehlum

JAMMU: The department of Irrigation and Flood Control has permanently restored 132 cuts and breaches on River Jhelum caused by the September 2014 floods from Srinagar to Anantnag, the government informed the House Tuesday. Replying to a question, the government informed that of the 136 cuts and breaches, 62 were permanently restored in Kakapora, 62 […]

Girls left out in BPL survey

Girls left out in BPL survey

JAMMU: Minister for social welfare, Sajad Gani Lone informed the House that a number of girls belonging to below poverty line [BPL] have been left out during the survey. Replying to a question, Lone said that entitled girls belonging to the BPL category have been left out during the recent survey and added that as […]

LPG heater leaves youth dead, sister hospitalised

LPG heater leaves youth dead, sister hospitalised

Baramulla: A 22-year-old student died due to suffocation caused by an LPG heater running overnight in the room he was sleeping in Kitchama village of Baramulla. Bilal Ahmad Malik and his elder sister Tasleema Akhtar, children of Gulam Ahmad Malik, left the LPG heater running for the night, and when they did not wake up […]

PHQ clarifies on termination of WOs

PHQ clarifies on termination of WOs

JAMMU: A police spokesman on Tuesday clarified that the ousting of 231 candidates selected, earlier, as Constables (Operators) in JKP saying that recruitment of these constables was made in terms of PHQ advertisement issued in 2007, which was challenged before the High Court and finally disposed off vide order dated 9-5-2014 by the virtue of […]

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