Winter Woes

Winter Woes

That winter in Kashmir is a drag and life almost comes to a standstill is a cliché that every Kashmiri can and will relate to. But, the irony, or perhaps, more accurately, counter intuitively, winter is and could be the best season in Kashmir. To dwell on actual life in Kashmir during winter, the cold […]

Div Com chairs disaster management meeting

Div Com chairs disaster management meeting

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday chaired the Divisional Disaster Management Authority meeting and reviewed the overall winter preparedness with heads of various department. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Engineer R&B, Commissioner SMC, Director Disaster management and other officials representing various departments. The DDC’s of other districts participated via […]

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 […]

Shopian shuts against unscheduled power outages

Shopian shuts against unscheduled power outages

Shopian: A complete shutdown was observed in south Kashmir’s Shopian town and adjacent areas on Thursday against continued electricity breakdowns in the district. Roads were blocked by protesters in the district and all shops and business establishments remained closed. Clashes erupted in the Jamia Masjid area after police allegedly attempted to arrest a shopkeeper. The […]

Winter helpline in Baramulla

Winter helpline in Baramulla

Baramulla: In its efforts to redress the grievances of people with respect to the availability of essentials in winter season, district administration Baramulla Monday established round the clock control room with helpline telephone number 01952-234343. The control room shall function under the overall supervision of additional deputy commissioner Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Baba.

Power Crisis: Protestors lock receiving station in Watergam

Power Crisis: Protestors lock receiving station in Watergam

Baramulla: Hundreds of people from Watergam area of Rafiabad in Baramulla district locked a power receiving station in the area on Friday morning. People from Dangiwacha, Watergam, Thagund, Bahrampora and other villages chanting anti PDD slogans reached the Watergam market Friday morning and kicked out the employees from the receiving station before locking it up. […]

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