How to unfreeze water pipes: Jal Shakti engineer has some tips

How to unfreeze water pipes: Jal Shakti engineer has some tips

Srinagar: Every morning these days people in Kashmir wake up to frozen water pipes that block the supply of potable water. What should people do to unfreeze the pipes at their homes, and prevent them from getting blocked again? Chief Engineer Jal Shakti department Iftikhar Ahmad Wani told Kashmir Reader that people should spill lukewarm […]

Kashmir gets first tranche of Covid vaccine

Kashmir gets first tranche of Covid vaccine

60,000 health workers to get flu shot in first phase Srinagar: Kashmir on Wednesday received its first cache of Covid-19 vaccine which will be injected to frontline health workers from January 16. State Immunization Officer Dr Qazi Haroon told Kashmir Reader that 79000 shots of vaccine were received for Kashmir, which is sufficient for 60,000 […]

GoI asks for list of Kashmiri items that deserve GI tag

GoI asks for list of Kashmiri items that deserve GI tag

Srinagar: Kashmir’s copper utensils, wood carving, papier-mâché, carpets, and other such traditional crafts and products may be in line for a Geographical Indication (GI) tag as the Government of India (GoI) has asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to furnish a list of items which deserve to be tagged under GI. The Department of Industries […]

SMC politics takes fresh turn, Congress intent on disqualifying 10 councillors who defied whip

SMC politics takes fresh turn, Congress intent on disqualifying 10 councillors who defied whip

SRINAGAR: There is new drama at Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) just one-and-a-half month after Mayor Junaid Mattu was elected. Now the Congress party has filed a defection petition against its 10 councillors for voting in favour of Mattu despite the party whip, which was issued in favour of Sheikh Imran, former Deputy Mayor. The petition […]

Air tickets dear as winter is here

Air tickets dear as winter is here

Srinagar: For airlines the golden opportunity is here again, with all roads in and out of Kashmir closed for days together by snowfall and inclement weather. On the Srinagar-Jammu-Delhi route, air tickets are being sold at a price of Rs 12,000 per person. Before the closure of the Srinagar-Jammu highway, the prices were between Rs […]

Inquiry report into journalist Mudasir Ali’s death shields doctor

Inquiry report into journalist Mudasir Ali’s death shields doctor

Srinagar: One-and-a-half month after the death of senior journalist Mudasir Ali, the inquiry report has exonerated the doctor which according to the family was negligent in handling the patient at the sub-district hospital in Charar-e-Sharief. “It has come based on the versions shared by the accused doctor and staff, while the patient’s family version has […]

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