Casual Laborers’ Huge Sacrifices go in Vain

AASIF WANI The few thousand rupees that a daily wager gets after six or seven months come as a joyous moment to the whole family. This paltry amount helps them navigate their way in the coming months; they suffice themselves with the sum that is not equal to the branded shoes, shirts or dinner of […]

Women protest against PHE in Baramulla

Women protest against PHE in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Scores of women from Ushkura area of Baramulla on Saturday staged a protest against the department of Public Health and Engineering (PHE) for not providing drinking water supply to the area from past several months. The women took to the streets Saturday morning and marched to the nearby water lift station to stage protests […]

People protest against PHE at Zangam Pattan

Baramulla: Score of people including women and children staged a protest against the department of Public Health and Engineering at Zangam area of Pattan in Baramulla district on Tuesday. The protesters shouting slogans against the department alleged that their villages were without drinking water from past several weeks and officials were not talking any action […]

PHE department restores water supply in Hanjivera

PHE department restores water supply in Hanjivera

Baramulla: A day after residents of Hanjivera Pattan staged protest on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway for hours against the non-availability of drinking water in the area, the department of Public Health and Engineering (PHE) restored the water supply to the area. “We changed all the damaged pipes of Hanjivera area of Pattan and we restore the […]

Protest against PHE in Hanjivera Pattan

Protest against PHE in Hanjivera Pattan

BARAMULLA: Residents of Hanjiwara and Reshipora villages of Pattan staged a protest against PHE department on Monday. A large number of people including women and men took to the streets and staged a protest against the PHE department for not providing them drinking water. The protesters blocked the Srinagar Muzaffarabad road for hours. Later a […]

Water shortage irks people of Baramulla colony

Water shortage irks people of Baramulla colony

Baramulla: The residents of Medina colony Kanispora in Baramulla district are up in arms against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department because of shortage of drinking water in the colony. The residents said they have to travel long distances to obtain potable water. A water supply scheme meant for the area is unable to cater […]

Infrastructure upgradation to augment power supply in border areas

JAMMU: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary on Sunday said that requisite steps are underway to provide transformers and other infrastructure to augment power supply in every village in Suchetgarh so that people don’t face any difficulty during the summer season. The minister said this while addressing the gathering during a […]

PHE employees protest in Baramulla

PHE employees protest in Baramulla

Baramulla: All Kashmir PHE Employees Federation staged a protest in Baramulla on Thursday against the “dual policy” of state government. Hundreds of employees including technical staff, daily wagers and field staff gathered at the PHE division office and marched to the office of the deputy commissioner Baramulla where they present a memorandum to him. The […]

PHE to ensure uninterrupted water supply during Eid

PHE to ensure uninterrupted water supply during Eid

SRINAGAR: Secretary, PHE and I&FC Departments, Saurabh Bhagat, Thursday instructed the Chief Engineers PHE to make arrangements to provide uninterrupted water supply to the public during the Eid-ul-Fitr. He has also instructed the Chief Engineers to ensure that grievance cells at their, SE and divisional levels remain functional 24X7. The CEs have also been directed […]