Unpaid for six months SSA teachers sell belongings for survival

Unpaid for six months SSA teachers sell belongings for survival

SRINAGAR: When Arshad Ahmad of Anantnag was appointed as ReT seven years ago both he and his family were delighted. Their joy knew no bounds when his temporary job was regularised two years ago. However seven years after his appointment he regrets over his decision. “Teaching is a prophetic profession and that is why I […]

No land for hospital in Pahalgam

No land for hospital in Pahalgam

PDA, Health department trade blame over delay ANANTNAG: In 2012, when the central government upgraded a medical dispensary in Pahalgam to a sub-district hospital and sanctioned a new building and latest equipment for it, people of the area were hopeful of gaining access to better healthcare. Five years later, they are a disappointed lot. Not […]

Marwah-Warwan residents await basic amenities

Without roads, communication and healthcare, they rue why they vote ANANTNAG: For politicians of both regional and national parties development of Marwah and Warwan valleys remains the only slogan during electioneering. And the people of the area every time vote in huge numbers hoping that their participation may put an end to their miseries. However, […]

Kashmir: Thousands throng to pro-freedom rallies

Kashmir: Thousands throng to pro-freedom rallies

ANANTNAG: While authorities continue to impose harsh restrictions in major townships of south Kashmir, unity-cum-Azadi rallies in rural areas of the region have become the order of the day. Though the pro-freedom leadership has not called for such rallies, the people in rural areas of all the four south Kashmir districts are organising such rallies […]

Labourer’s killed son was studying for MBA, had come home for Eid

Labourer’s killed son was studying for MBA, had come home for Eid

ANANTNAG: In a one-storey old-fashioned house of brick and mud, Sana-u-llah Bhat, a labourer, keeps sobbing as he looks at the books of his son Safeer Ahmad. Safeer was pursuing a masters in business administration (MBA) at a college in Chandigarh. He returned home on Shab-i-Qadr to celebrate Eid with his family. On July 9, […]