Protest, shutdown in Khag against delay in road project

Protest, shutdown in Khag against delay in road project

Budgam: A protest demonstration was held along with a shutdown in Khag tehsil of Budgam here, against dealy in completion of “significant” Aripanthan-Khag road project. Activists of Welfare Committee Khag led the protest demonstration with support from local residents, who also observed a shutdown in the area. Addressing the protestors, shopkeepers union president, Ghulam Mohiuddin […]

Delay in bridge spanning Sukhnag stream prolonging woes of 40 villages

Delay in bridge spanning Sukhnag stream prolonging woes of 40 villages

BUDGAM: The inordinate delay in completion of a vital bridge in Beerwah area here is prolonging the miseries of residents of more than 40 villages. Work on the Sail-Rawathpora bridge over Sukhnag stream was started in 2012 at a project cost of over 6.25 crore, but eight years on, the bridge is nowhere near completion. […]

BBA students at Magam college protest staff shortage

BBA students at Magam college protest staff shortage

BUDGAM: Scores of BBA students from Government Degree College Magam staged a protest Tuesday in Magam town here alleging non-availability of staff and space at the college. The third semester students pursuing Bachelors of Business Administration assembled first in the college lawn and took out a protest march to the town. The students alleged shortage […]

Magam residents protest construction of shops at proposed washroom point

Magam residents protest construction of shops at proposed washroom point

BUDGAM: Residents of Magam town here in central Kashmir’s Budgam district are protesting the construction of shops by municipal committee at a site proposed for washroom points. Residents alleged that the municipal committee is constructing shops on a place earlier proposed for the lavatory point by district administration. Spokesman, Shalimar Sumo Stand Magam, Ghulam Mohammed […]

Militant killed in Budgam

Militant killed in Budgam

BUDGAM: A Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant was killed and a civilian sustained bullet injuries in a pre-dawn gunfight between militants and government forces in Checkpora village, on the outskirts of Budgam, on Friday. Police said that based on “credible inputs” regarding presence of militants in the area, a cordon-and-search operation (CASO) was launched in the night […]

Back to village team faces wrath of villagers

BUDGAM: A team of officials headed by a gazetted officer deputed for “back to village” program had to face wrath of a village complaining of lack of contaminated water and lack of amenities. The team was on way to Nandwandpora, but were intercepted by villagers at Surnhall village as residents came out on streets and […]

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