Minor among 2 buried alive in avalanche

Minor among 2 buried alive in avalanche

SRINAGAR: Two persons including a 12-year-old girl were buried alive and two other young woman were rescued by locals after a snow avalanche hit a mountain village, Khari, in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. The victims were on their way home when the avalanche hit Khari village, about 50 km from […]

New Sarpanchs feel ‘insecure’, ask security from locals

New Sarpanchs feel ‘insecure’, ask security from locals

PAMPORE: Many newly elected Sarpanchs in Pulwama district have demanded security from local people, saying they feel insecure while visiting their panchayat constituencies. Most of these Sarpanchs are migrant Pandits who left long ago and now do not know the people of their constituencies. They were either elected by a few migrant votes or elected […]

Anti-PDD protests in Tral, Dadsara

Anti-PDD protests in Tral, Dadsara

PAMPORE: Residents of Tral town and Dadsara areas of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning staged protest demonstration against Power Development Department (PDD) for allegedly not providing proper electricity to them during the prevailing chilly weather conditions. The protesters also locked down the local power receiving station to lodge their protest against unscheduled power […]

Snowfall prediction: Tehsildar Pampore chairs meeting of district departments

Snowfall prediction: Tehsildar Pampore chairs meeting of district departments

Helpline established PAMPORE: Tehsildar Pampore Younis Ahmad Bangroo on Friday chaired a meeting to review preparedness of various departments of the district including health, PDD, municipal committee, public health engineering, police and others in view of the forecast about moderate to heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley. Block Medical Officers (BMOs) of sub-district hospital Pampore, AEE […]

At Pampore, Chief Engineer PHE reviews water supply schemes in Pulwama, Shopian

At Pampore, Chief Engineer PHE reviews water supply schemes in Pulwama, Shopian

PAMPORE: Chief Engineer Public Health Engineering (PHE) Kashmir Enginer Abdul Wahid on Thursday chaired a high level meeting in Pampore to review 40 water supply schemes worth 45 crore which are languishing under NABARD, NRDWP and LIC programmes in Pulwama and Shopian districts. The chief engineer directed the officers to complete the schemes till September-October […]

Govt run Bal Ashram in Pampore sans basic facilities, boarders suffer

Govt run Bal Ashram in Pampore sans basic facilities, boarders suffer

PAMPORE: With no bathroom functional and lack of safe drinking water, students at Markazi Fallai Itifal Bal-Ashram Patalbagh in Pampore area-the only one in district Pulwama- suffer in harsh winter days. Sakeena Itoo then minister of social welfare inaugurated the Ashram on July 4, 2013. The boarders alleged all the washrooms in the orphanage were […]

Swachhta awareness camp held at Pampore

PAMPORE: An awareness camp on Swachhta campaign was organised by Municipal Committee Pampore on Saturday here. Executive Officer MC Pampore, Ghulam Mohammad Lone delivered lecture on sanitation, health, hygiene and solid waste management during the camp. He emphasised on maintaining hygiene, and urged people to use separate bins for biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste.

Mentally challenged person arrested for desecrating shrine in Pulwama

Mentally challenged person arrested for desecrating shrine in Pulwama

Pulwama: The Police on Thursday arrested a mentally challenged man after he allegedly damaged the window panes and glasses of a local shrine in Pahoo village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama. The person on early Thursday morning entered into the shrine of Syed Lateef-u-din Ambali (RA) at Pahoo Pulwama, the locals said, breaking window panes He […]

IFA Pampore defeated Etihad FC in inaugural match

Pampore: IFA Pampore defeated Etihad Football Club by 3-2 goals in the inaugural match of IFA tournament on Monday played a Sports stadium Kadlabal Pampore. For the winning team Tajamal scored brace of goals and Gowhar Ahmad also scored a goal. From Etihad FC side Nani and Yasir scored a goal each. IFA goalkeeper Haris […]