‘People in south Kashmir treating lockdown as holiday’

People idling together in mosques, outside shop fronts, visiting hospitals for ‘hair loss’

‘People in south Kashmir treating lockdown as holiday’

Anantnag: Even as the administration is trying its best to impose a lockdown, people here in south Kashmir do not seem to be mindful of the gravity of the situation. Many shops are still open, especially mutton shops, and people are taking no precautions while thronging these shops. There is an even greater throng at […]

South Kashmir villages yet to be sterilised amid corona threat

Div Com Kashmir assures drive to start soon

South Kashmir villages yet to be sterilised amid corona threat

Anantnag: While there has been some activity, vis-à-vis cleanliness and sanitization of public places in view of the COVID-19 outbreak in major towns of Kashmir valley, the rural areas have witnessed no such initiative taken by the government so far. People living in rural areas, particularly in the four districts of south Kashmir are worried […]

Sadoora Bridge in Anantnag yet to be rebuilt after 2014 floods

Sadoora Bridge in Anantnag yet to be rebuilt after 2014 floods

Anantnag: Putting people living in dozens of villages on either side of it to severe inconvenience, the Sadoora Bridge on the outskirts of Anantnag town is yet to be reconstructed after it was damaged in the devastating floods of September 2014. The fact that both government and the locals have spent hefty amounts on constructing […]

4 LeT militants from Kulgam district killed in Anantnag

4 LeT militants from Kulgam district killed in Anantnag

Anantnag: Four militants from Kulgam district, all affiliated to the Lashkar-e-Toiba and all with the same family name, were killed in a gunfight with government forces here in Dialgam area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday. The militants have been identified as Sajad Ahmad Bhat alias Abdul bhai, son of Muhammad Ahsan, resident of […]

2 laborers killed, 2 injured at army’s ammunition depot in Anantnag

Anantnag: Two laborers were killed and two of them were injured in an explosion at army’s ammunition depot in Khundroo area of anantnag district, late Monday afternoon, as the explosion took place amid a group of laborers working inside the depot. The slain have been identified as Gulzar Ahmad Khan and Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, both […]

Plunder of sand, boulders from Anantnag’s Brengi Nallah continues unabated

Anantnag: Despite several media reports, and right under the nose of the authorities, an entrenched mafia has been plundering the Brengi Nallah and some other water bodies in Dialgam area of Anantnag district, extracting boulders, sand and other minerals using heavy machinery. The unchecked plunder has left hundreds of kanals of farmland as well as […]

Work under PMGSY on Dialgam road creates a civic mess

Work under PMGSY on Dialgam road creates a civic mess

ANANTNAG: Sluggish pace and poor quality of work on the vital Dialgam-Laalan road, here in Anantnag district, has been causing severe inconvenience to the general public. Dozens of villages are dependent on this road for connectivity and travel. The widening and black topping of the 5-kilometer road is being carried out under the Pradhan Mantri […]

9 years on, DIET complex in Pampore far from completion

Work stalled since a year now; fresh DPR submitted to govt

Pampore: Nine years have passed since work began on the District Institute of Education Training (DIET) for Pulwama district in Pampore. But work has been stalled for more than a year now and the building complex is far from completion. The official cost estimate for the construction of the complex was about Rs 4.5 crore. […]

Superficial maintenance of Pampore Sports Stadium irks locals

PAMPORE: Much to the dismay of general public and sports enthusiasts, Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council has been carrying out only superficial maintenance of the Pampore Sports Stadium here in Pulwama districtdespite funds being at disposal. The funds for the up-gradation and maintenance of the Sports Stadium were released after much ado. The stadium has […]

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