A bridge on Sukhnag Nallah most needed in Beerwah

A bridge on Sukhnag Nallah most needed in Beerwah

BUDGAM: Residents of Beerwah tehsil in Budgam district are demanding bridge connectivity at Nallah Sukhnag to help farmers who face difficulties on daily basis in crossing the stream to reach their agricultural fields. Residents of Beerwah told Kashmir Reader that due to the absence of the bridge, agricultural activities in the area are getting affected. […]

Macadamise Gumbroo-Ichehama road: Locals appeal Government

Macadamise Gumbroo-Ichehama road: Locals appeal Government

BUDGAM: The people from the two villages of the Beerwah and Khag tehsil demanded the Roads and Buildings department to carry macadamisation of the Gumbroo- Ichehama Road as the road has been never macadamized after the government provided the road connectivity from Gumbroo to Ichehama. The locals from the two villages including Gumbroo and Ichehama […]

Govt building gutted in fire in 2017 abandoned by govt

Govt building gutted in fire in 2017 abandoned by govt

BUDGAM: The Roads and Buildings (R&B) department has failed to renovate a government building which was gutted in accidental fire in September 2017 in Beerwah tehsil of Budgam district. Not only does the dilapidated building stand as an eyesore in the town, the offices functioning there have been forced to operate from rented accommodations elsewhere. […]

Locals, transporters call for lifting of garbage on Magam road

Locals, transporters call for lifting of garbage on Magam road

BUDGA: MThe local residents and cab drivers of the Shalimar Tax stand Magam urged the Municipal committee Magam to lift the garbage from the main road Magam which has not been lifted by the MC Magam for the last four day. The locals told the Kashmir Reader that from the last few days the municipal […]

Abandoned rice cookers on Gulmarg road create bomb scare

Abandoned rice cookers on Gulmarg road create bomb scare

BUDGAM: Rice cookers found dumped along the Gulmarg road put the police and other agencies on high alert on Monday and sparked panic in the area as the police sought assistance of the bomb disposal squad, which found nothing suspicious in the cookers. According to Budgam police, on Monday morning they found four abandoned rice […]

Health centre in Beerwah without ambulance for more than 2 years

Health centre in Beerwah without ambulance for more than 2 years

BUDGAM: The government claims to be providing ambulance services for hospitals as well as Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across Kashmir valley, but the New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) in Chewdara village of Beerwah Tehsil has not received a new ambulance since the old ambulance stopped functioning more than two years ago. Patients have to […]

Hottest day this summer in Kupwara, Srinagar

Hottest day this summer in Kupwara, Srinagar

Highway closed for repair and maintenance today SRINAGAR: The maximum temperature on Wednesday in Srinagar and Kupwara was the highest recorded this season, and the highest recorded in the month of July in the last 8 years, in Srinagar at 34.6 degrees and at Kupwara 35.2 degrees Celsius. In some respite, the Meteorological Centre in […]

Mercury to rise, again, from today

Mercury to rise, again, from today

Highway closed for maintenance SRINAGAR: The Meteorological centre in Srinagar on Tuesday said that the weather will be going to be dry from Wednesday across Kashmir valley. Director of the centre, Sonum Lotus, told Kashmir Reader, “The weather from 21-25 July will remain mainly dry but there is a chance of light rainfall in some […]

Rain brings soaring mercury down in Kashmir

Rain brings soaring mercury down in Kashmir

Highway open for traffic from both sides today SRINAGAR: Temperatures during both day and night fell across Kashmir Valley on Monday after a spell of rain that brought great relief to people from the heat that had touched record heights on Sunday. Deputy Director of the Met Centre Srinagar, Mukhtar Ahmad, told Kashmir Reader that […]