No anti-rabies vaccine at SDH Pampore

No anti-rabies vaccine at SDH Pampore

PAMPORE: Due to the shortage of anti-rabies vaccines in sub-district hospital Pampore, patients attacked by stray dogs are not treated locally. The doctors at the hospital refer the p[patients to Srinagar for treatment. Nawaz Ahmad Wani, a 6-year-old boy from Patalbagh locality was shifted to Pampore hospital in excruciating pain after he was bitten by […]

Minister’s cavalcade ‘attacked’

Minister’s cavalcade ‘attacked’

PULWAMA: A cavalcade of minister of state for forests Zahoor Ahmad Mir was attacked with stones in Ratnipora village of Pulwama district on Monday. Zahoor was on way to the home of PDP leader Showkat Gayoor, whose mother had passed away, when scores of youths threw stones at the cavalcade, forcing his security guards to […]

Driver killed as truck plunges into gorge near Qazigund

Driver killed as truck plunges into gorge near Qazigund

Qazigund: A Truck driver was killed and its conductor got seriously injured when their truck skidded off the road and plunged into gorge near Zig Qazigund area on Srinagar-Jammu Highway on Monday morning. The accident took place near Ummo crossing Qazigund when one loaded LP truck bearing registration number JKO2BQ-1866 rolled down about 300 feet […]

Pampore Public Park craves restoration, library building occupied by criminals

Pampore Public Park craves restoration, library building occupied by criminals

PAMPORE: A park named after Lalla Arifa in her native town Pampore in south Kashmir has been left unattended in a dilapidated condition after floods devastated it in September 2014. The local Municipal Committee responsible for the upkeep of the recreational facility is now contemplating to raise a community hall in the area. Locals said […]

More coaching centers sealed in Pulwama

More coaching centers sealed in Pulwama

Pulwama: Continuing drive against the unauthorised coaching centers, the education department officials on Tuesday sealed off three coaching centers in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A team of three officials conducted inspection of the tuition centers and sealed off three of them, after finding them in violation of the norms, deputy CEO Fayaz Ahmad told Kashmir […]

Patients develop complications from govt. supplied drug at Pampore

Patients develop complications from govt. supplied drug at Pampore

Pampore: At least five women undergoing caesarian section developed complications after they were injected ante-natal drug, Ceftriaxone, at Sub-District Hospital Pampore. The drugs used were government supplied generic injections. The attendants told Kashmir Reader that as soon as the drug was injected the women felt dizzy and breathless. “We thought that the heating system in […]

Low tension wires, slumped poles threatening lives in Tral

Low tension wires, slumped poles threatening lives in Tral

TRAL: Scores of people including women on Saturday held protests against the Power Development Department (PDD) here in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district alleging that the low tension wires “continue to pose threat to our lives”. “PDD officials have turned a blind eye towards this disaster in making. The slumped poles are a threat to our […]

Jammu driver dies in Awantipora road mishap

Jammu driver dies in Awantipora road mishap

AWANTIPORA: A  truck driver from Jammu died in a road traffic accident on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway near Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday early morning, police said. SHO Awantipora Adil Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that a Trawler (PB06Q-2473) travelling from Jammu to Srinagar collided with a vehicle (JKO2AC-0201) coming from opposite direction near […]

Residents of Kounsarbal protest against PDD

Residents of  Kounsarbal protest against PDD

Tral: Scores of people including women  protested against Development Department (PDD) south Kashmir’s Tral area in Pulwama district on Saturday. The protesters said that the low tension wires continue to pose threat to the lives of people at Kounserbal Tral. “it seems that PDD officials have turned a blind eye towards this disaster in making,” […]

Pampore residents protest unscheduled power outage

Pampore residents protest unscheduled power outage

PAMPORE: The residents of saffron town Pampore on Friday staged protests against the Power Development Department (PDD) for unscheduled power cuts in the area. Scores of residents from Drangbal area assembled in front of tehsil office soon after Friday prayers and shouted slogans against the PDD. The protesters included shopkeepers and traders. “The electricity is […]

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