Uri’s NS bridge damaged, restored

BARAMULLA: The traffic movement on Baramulla-Uri highway was stopped for several hours on Sunday morning when some iron plates of Nand Singh (NS) bridge Uri were damaged. Soon after the incident, the authorities pressed men and machinery into the service for the repairs. The traffic was restored after a few hours. This is second time […]

Injured woman succumbs

BARAMULLA: A woman from Uri who was injured in a road accident on Saturday afternoon succumbed to her injuries on Sunday. The vehicle she was traveling in plunged into a deep stream in Uri area. She was immediately hospitalised but eventually succumbed to her injuries. The lady has been identified as Sanju Devi of Uri. […]

Weather forecast: MED activates 18 control rooms across Kashmir

Weather forecast: MED activates 18 control rooms across Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Mechanical Engineering Department (MED), has activated 18 control rooms across Kashmir in view of the heavy rain and snow forecast from December 11, Chief Engineer MED Vijay Kumar Raina said Saturday . “Mechanical Engineering Department, Kashmir is fully prepared for timely clearance of snow and all the preparations have been done to keep […]

Prices unfair at Anantnag hospital fair price shop

Prices unfair at Anantnag hospital fair price shop

Anantnag: The fair price medical shop inside the premise of Anantnag district hospital is allegedly not providing the scheduled discounts on medicines and disposables, as attendants and sources at the hospital said. Moreover, the shop has become a bit cumbersome to approach with the hospital getting shifted to the new building and the shop staying […]

Six Lolab villages still crave for power supply, use firewood for lighting

Six Lolab villages still crave for power supply, use firewood for lighting

Kupwara: A cluster of villages in north Kashmir’s Kupwara are unelectrified despite claims by the government that most areas of the Valley have been provided the requisite power supply. In Lolab Valley, a minimum of six villages–Batnar, Doban, Chakla, Sharant, Gratnar and Taryan—remain deprived of energy and people are forced to live life like in […]

EC must address queries related to working of EVMs: Omar

EC must address queries related to working of EVMs: Omar

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Election Commission to address the queries being raised on the trustworthiness of the electronic voting machines (EVMs). “I’ve been extremely sceptical of EVM related conspiracy theories but I’m beginning to question my unwavering faith in the machines & their infallibility,” Abdullah wrote in a Twitter post. […]

Vehicle rolls into stream in Uri, 3 injured

Vehicle rolls into stream in Uri, 3 injured

Baramulla: Three persons were injured in a road mishap in Uri tehsil of Baramulla district on Saturday, after a vehicle they were travelling in rolled into a steam. The accident took place Near Nadya Kasi on Bandi Machichurand road of Uri when the driver of a speeding vehicle (Winger JK05D/O533) on way to Bandi lost […]

Chadoora residents protest against PDD

Chadoora residents protest against PDD

BUDGAM: Traffic came to standstill on Srinagar-Chadoora road after scores of residents from Chadoora town staged a protest on Saturday morning against the Power Development Department (PDD) demanding a higher capacity electric transformer. Aqib Dar a local resident said the protestors raised slogans against senior officers of PDD “for making tall promises to the public […]

CM’s public outreach: Mehbooba on 3-day tour of Chenab region

CM’s public outreach: Mehbooba on 3-day tour of Chenab region

KISHTWAR: Extending her public outreach programme to Chenab region, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday is on a three-day tour of the region to convene public grievances redressal camps at Kishtwar and Doda. In the first leg, the Chief Minister convened a public grievances redressal camp here today. During the day long camp, the Chief Minister […]