DDC Kupwara reviews progress on de-silting of irrigation Khuls

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, G. M. Dar, today visited Unisoo, Ujroo and Malbagh areas of the district to inspect ongoing de-siltation of irrigation systems, also known as Khuls, in view of upcoming irrigation season. It was given out that the Rural Development Department in collaboration with I&FC Department has undertaken desilting of khuls under convergence […]

Mairaj-ul-Aalam arrangements reviewed at Bandipora

Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Bandipora, Khurshid Ahmad today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements put in place ahead of Mairaj-ul-Aalam. The meeting held threadbare discussion for smooth conduct of the festival and to ensure better facilities to devotees in the district particularly at Ahem Sharief Shrine where large gathering of devotees is expected to […]

Drug mafia sabotaging generic drugs use in Valley: Medico Body

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that drug mafia is sabotaging generic drugs use in Kashmir. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement issued here said that drug mafia is preventing affordable generic drugs from reaching the poor. “There is a deep-rooted nexus between doctors and pharma companies that is keeping generic drugs […]

We are forced to drink contaminated water, says Kupwara residents

Residents of frontier district Kupwara Wednesday complained of non-availability of clean water in various localities. The angry residents who are up in arms against the authorities for failing to provide them potable water said that around 22000 souls in Kupwara town are served tap water from a polluted River. “We are forced to use the […]