Hailstorm damage crops in Kulgam villages, orchardists demand compensation

Hailstorm damage crops in Kulgam villages, orchardists demand compensation

KULGAM: The orchardists in this south Kashmir district on Thursday demanded compensation for the hailstorm which damaged horticulture and other crops in the district. The sudden hailstorm on Wednesday damaged huge stretches of orchids and other crops in around twenty villages in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. The orchardists while pressing for compensation from government said […]

Will review anti-people laws: G A Mir at Congress convention in Shopian

Will review anti-people laws: G A Mir at Congress convention in Shopian

Shopian: The state Congress on Monday held a convention cum campaign programme at circuit house Shopian where hundreds of party workers were present. State congress president and candidate for Anantnag parliament seat, Ghulam Ahmed Mir addressed the gather and promised an end to AFSPA PSA and arrest spree. Mir said that the highway ban and […]

Wildlife dept readies to defend Hirpora sanctuary against invasion of the herds

Wildlife dept readies to defend Hirpora sanctuary against invasion of the herds

SHOPIAN: The state wildlife department is intensifying this year its anti-grazing drive to tackle the menace in Hirpora wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary, spread over 341 square kilometres, has been under continuous threat not just from animal grazing but also from several constructions on the Mughal Road and from high-tension power lines running through the heart […]