Patients shiver in Anantnag hospital sans proper heating system

Patients shiver in Anantnag hospital sans proper heating system

By ZIA-UL-HAQ ANANTNAG: With health department and JKPCC authorities engaging in a blame game over the central heating system (CHS) at district hospital Anantnag being non-functional, both the indoor and outdoor patients in the hospital continue to shiver due to the non-availability of the proper heating facility. The JKPCC three years ago handed over one […]

Cold shock for patients at Chest Diseases Hospital

Cold shock for patients at Chest Diseases Hospital

Heating arrangement schedule leave nights out By Sumiya Shah Srinagar: As Kashmir Valley reels under intense cold, patients admitted at the Chest Diseases Hospital (CD) complain that the management was making them suffer in the absence of proper heating facilities. The hospital management says it provides heating facility for five hours in the morning and […]

Vigilance books CA&PD officials over money embezzlement

Vigilance books CA&PD officials over money embezzlement

SRINAGAR: The Vigilance Organisation Jammu on Monday registered a case against various officers and officials of CA&PD for misappropriation of huge amount of money. As per a statement issued here, case under FIR No. 02/2017 under section 5(1)(c)(d) r/w 5(2) PC Act Samvat 2006 and section 120-B,409,467,468 and 471 RPC against Qurban Ali, Tehsil Supply […]

Pakherpora observes Master Shakil’s anniversary

Pakherpora observes Master Shakil’s anniversary

Srinagar: Scores of people continued to visit the residence of slain militant commander Master Shakeel Ahmad Wani on his second death anniversary at Pakherpora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday. The people from the neighboring villages were seen thronging the residence since Sunday to offer condolences to Wani’s family and relatives. Shakeel was […]

Resistance camp vows to resist sectarian divisions

Resistance camp vows to resist sectarian divisions

SRINAGAR: Leaders and activists of various resistance groups on Monday staged a peaceful march to “dispel the notions of sectarian discord in Kashmir” and other issues. “As per the joint programme of the joint resistance leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, resistance leaders and workers of various resistance groups staged […]

Sacrifices won’t go waste, says Geelani

Sacrifices won’t go waste, says Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani has paid tribute to three slain youth saying Kashmiris were indebted to them and their sacrifices won’t go waste. According to a statement, Geelani in his telephonic message to mourners said that stubborn attitude of India is the main cause for continuous bloodshed in the state and […]

Sacrifices bring cohesion, says Shah

Sacrifices bring cohesion, says Shah

Srinagar: The Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Monday paid tributes to three Hizbul Mujahideen militants who died while fighting Indian forces in south Kashmir’s Awoora village of Pahalgam area. In a statement the party said, “The martyrdom of mujahideen grieves us but we have firm belief that the freedom of Jammu Kashmir will be written […]

‘Police targeting JKLF in south Kashmir’

‘Police targeting JKLF in south Kashmir’

Srinagar: Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik on Monday condemned the ‘ongoing police oppression’ on his party activists in south Kashmir. Terming the ‘police attitude’ against peaceful political activists as ‘most callous’, Malik in a statement said that police in Yaripora Kulgam is intimidating JKLF district president Abdul Sattar and office bearer Nazir Ahmad on daily […]

Police helps in snow clearance

Police helps in snow clearance

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police provided helping hand in south, central and north Kashmir by restoring the blocked roads after heavy snowfall in the valley, a statement issued by police on Monday said. It said after heavy snowfall, the roads leading to hospitals and connecting the villages and towns were blocked at different places of […]

Avalanche warning issued for higher reaches of Kupwara

Avalanche warning issued for higher reaches of Kupwara

SRINAGAR: According to a statement issued by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, medium danger avalanche warning has been issued for higher reaches and avalanche prone areas of Kupwara district. “Medium danger avalanche warning valid for next 24-hours from January 16 to January 17, 2017(1700 hrs) exists for avalanche prone slopes above 2600 meter attitude in Kupwara,” the […]