Dangling high tension poses threat to students, teachers

Dangling high tension poses threat to students, teachers

Budgam: The life of students and teachers in Government Middle School Hamchipora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is at constant risk due to the presence of dangling overhead High Tension (HT) wires. “The loosened HT lines are crossing over the school premises and pose a grave danger to the life of students and employees of […]

First batch of Hajjis to arrive on Sept 7

SRINAGAR: With the first batch of pilgrims scheduled to return from Saudi Arabia on September 07 after performing Hajj, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a high level meeting to review the arrangements being made for providing required facilities to Hajjis. Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, IG Traffic, DIG Central, […]

Srinagar to have 16 big congregations on Eid: Officials

Srinagar to have 16 big congregations on Eid: Officials

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rashid Shah on Saturday convened a meeting to discuss and review the arrangements being put in place for smooth celebration of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha festival. The meeting was informed that 20 grass cutting machines have been deployed at the Eidgah Srinagar and the venue would be ready for Eid congregational […]

Unscheduled power cuts in Shopian irk residents

Unscheduled power cuts in Shopian irk residents

SHOPIAN: Frequent power breakdowns in the last week have annoyed the residents of Shopian town and surrounding villages. Residents complained the town has had no power from the past 48 hours. Aijaz Ahmad Lone, a resident of the town said no officials were taking stock of the unscheduled power breakdowns for the past week. Power […]

Power shutdown

SRINAGAR: Superintending Engineer, EM&RE Circle II Srinagar, on Friday said the power supply to areas receiving power supply from Receiving Station Bagh-i-Mehtab feeder No 3, shall remain affected on August 26 from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm in order to carry out necessary works. Whereas, the areas which receive power supply from Receiving Station Zainakote […]

Unscheduled power cuts irk Gund residents

Unscheduled power cuts irk Gund residents

Ganderbal: Residents of Tehsil Gund in Ganderbal Wednesday accused the Power Development Department (PDD) of resorting to unscheduled power cuts in the area. Inhabitants of various areas including Ganiwan, Sumbal, Fraw, Haknar, Gund, Ramwari, Rayil, Kullan and Gaganigar have accused the higher authorities for ignoring their plights and were demanding redressal of their genuine grievance. […]

Hydropower market down, India’s ‘8 dams’ unlikely to be built

Hydropower market down, India’s ‘8 dams’ unlikely to be built

SRINAGAR: None of the 8 hydropower projects that the Government of India is trying to build quickly in Jammu and Kashmir, has the potential to yield economic benefits, yet steps are being taken in that direction. Why? Himanshu Thakkar, coordinator at South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People, told Kashmir Reader that the GoI […]

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