Rs 5,500 fine recovered during market checking in Pampore

PAMPORE: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, a joint market checking drive was launched in different areas of Pampore area of Pulwama district on Thursday. The checking squad led by Naib Tehsildar Pampore, Executive Officer Municipal Committee Pampore and other officials A team consisting of officials from Municipal Committee , revenue department, civil supplies […]

Police recovers 2 Kg charas in Awantipora

AWANTIPORA: Police in Awantipora have arrested two drug peddlers including a lady and recovered two kilograms of Charas from a village in Awantipora Pulwama. SP Awantipora Tahir Saleem during a press conference on Monday that two persons including one lady Dilshada) wife of Farooq Ahmad Mir resident of Patipora Lassipora Pulwama and Nazir Ahmad Dar […]

Plan for next financial year prepared during BDC meet at Pampore

PAMPORE: A meeting of Block Development Council was held on Monday at town hall Pampore area of Pulwama district. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Block Development Councilor Pampore , Altaf Ahmad Mir, tehsil level and block level officers of Pampore also participated. In the meeting performances of different departments for year 2019-20 […]

Holding assembly elections in Kashmir a welcome step: BJP youth leader

BALHAMA: Welcoming the government of India’s decision to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, National Vice President for youth Bhartiya Janta Party, Aijaz Hussain claimed that BJP party will win around 15 seats from Kashmir province. “The democratic set up needs to be restored in Kashmir and for that holding of assembly elections here […]

Pampore residents demand replacement of transformer

PAMPORE: The residents of Frestabal Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has demanded replacement of transformer, saying the current transformer cannot bear the load and develops frequent snags. Nearly 40 households of this area are dependent on 250 KV transformer, which according to the locals is insufficient. “The field staff of the area were requested […]

Drive against illegal mining launched in Pulwama

PAMPORE: Flood Control department on Tuesday launched a special drive against illegal mining in Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources said officials of Flood Control department along with police inspected stretch of Jehlum in MarwalKakapora area to identifythe spots were sand was illegally extracted. AEE Flood Control department Gulzar Ahmad told Kashmir Reader […]

Fire station Pampore hit by shortage of staff, equipment

PAMPORE: The fire and emergency station in south Kashmir’s Pampore town is battling with shortage of manpower and firefighting equipment. Many fuel storing plants including Indian Oil Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum and bottling plants are stationed here. “These plants are very vulnerable to fire, and in case of fire, residential areas within 16 kilometers around them […]

JK Cements employees demand enquiry into ‘mismanagement’

PAMPORE: The employees of JK Cements located at Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have demanded enquiry into alleged mismanagement which downgraded the factory and brought it to the brim of bankruptcy. The employees said that they were without salaries since January of this year due to which they face tremendous hardships […]

Pampore residents accuse PDD of negligence

PAMPORE: The Pampore residents in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have accused Power Development Department (PDD) of negligence over malfunctioning of receiving station “due to which the area is reeling under darkness. They told Kashmir Reader that one of the two transformers, of 6.3 capacity, was damaged due to negligence of officials of PDD. A senior […]

Pampore consumers aghast over supply

PAMPORE: Consumers in Pampore area are facing frequent power cuts complaining that they not receiving the power as per the schedule set by the power department. Mohammad Yousuf Malik, a senior citizen and member of civil society Pampore complained that Power Development Department (PDD) is not supplying them electricity as per set schedule. The schedule […]

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