Valley districts to get solid waste management units

Valley districts to get solid waste management units

SRINAGAR: The urban local bodies department has embarked on an ambitious project to construct integrated solid waste management units in Kashmir division in order to implement the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan and Clean India Mission on the ground level. The units are coming up at Delina village of Baramulla, Lethpora area of Pulwama, Sumbal area of […]

Budgam without a slaughter house for 20 years

Budgam without a slaughter house for 20 years

Sadaf Shabir Budgam: Notwithstanding newest policies of the government on food safety, the people in Budgam have been deprived of quality mutton due to lack of a slaughter house for almost two decades. The non-availability of abattoir has led butchers to slaughter animals at their choicest places, especially within the confines of their homes. Gulam […]

Anti-PDD protests in CM’s hometown, highway blocked

Anti-PDD protests in CM’s hometown, highway blocked

Bijbehara: Hundreds of people in Bijbehara town of Anantnag district on Thursday blocked the Srinagar-Jammu national highway against the pathetic power supply in the town. The protesting people alleged that they were not getting even a few hours of uninterrupted power supply for over two months now. “Despite being one of the first metered areas […]

‘Decrease in dog bite cases’

‘Decrease in dog bite cases’

SRINAGAR: The graph of dog bite cases have considerably decreased from last six years, states the report submitted by Srinagar Municipal Corporation before the court in public interest litigation related to dog menace. As per the report, the number of cases which have been treated at Shri Mahraja Hari Singh Hospital(SMHS) are 7000 in year […]

Team constituted for demarcation of encroached land at Zoonimar, Sadrabal: Hanjura

Team constituted for demarcation of encroached land at Zoonimar, Sadrabal: Hanjura

JAMMU: Minister for agriculture production, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura on Thursday informed the house that a team of officers under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner, Revenue Srinagar has been constituted for on spot demarcation of allegedly encroached land in twin villages of Zoonimar and Sadrabal. The Minister was replying to a ‘Calling Attention Notice’ moved […]

Encroachments removed in Ganderbal

Encroachments removed in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: On the directions of deputy commissioner Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singla, a team of Irrigation and Flood Control division officials in Ganderbal conducted anti-encroachment drive on Thursday. The team was headed by Assistant Executive Engineer, Nazir Ahmad. During the drive, scores of trees were removed which were encroaching on land in and around the Baba […]

Hajin protests, demand degree college

Hajin protests, demand degree college

BANDIPORA: Traders federation Hajin on Thursday took out a protest march demanding Degree College in their area. The protesters led by their president Mushtaq Ahmad Parray assembled at main market Hajin carrying posters displaying “college Hamara Haq Hai, Hajin Ko College do”. Talking to Kashmir Reader Parray said that the college is their right. “The […]

NHM employees extend strike by 144 hours

NHM employees extend strike by 144 hours

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: National Health Mission (NHM) employees on Thursday extended their strike for next 144 hours amid the deadlock on negotiations between the government and the protesting employees continues. The employee association took the decision at Pratap Park on the thirty day of their sit-in-protest. They also burnt their degree certificates in protest. Expressing […]

Govt taking stern action against violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg: Priya Sethi

Govt taking stern action against violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg: Priya Sethi

Srinagar: Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi, while replying to a question of legislator Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, informed the legislative council that the government was taking stern action as per law against the violators of Master Plan in Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam. Giving details, the Minister informed that Pahalgam Development Authority has demolished 15 […]

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