Traffic jams in Baramulla due to lack of parking lots

BARAMULLA: The shortage of parking lots inmain town Baramulla is causing traffic jams on Srinagar-Muzafarabad road. For several years, the shopkeepers, transporters and public have raised this issue, but the administration is not taking serious steps to resolve it. The people here said that there is not a single space in the town for the […]

Electric transformer gutted fourth time in a month 

Baramulla: The electric transformer of Zandfaran village of Narvaw Baramulla has been damaged for the four times in row this month on Wednesday. Local people of the Zandfaran village said that their electric transformer which was installed a week ago after repairs was damaged again on Wednesday morning Locals said that department was installed a 100 […]

Unscheduled power cuts irk Pampore residents

Constraint will remain till supply improves: PDD official

Pampore:  Unscheduled power cuts irk residents  Pampore town in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The residents told Kashmir Reader that they have been protesting for past six months against PDD for resorting unscheduled power cuts. They said that after the protests, the PDD officials were directed by district administration for providing the town with three hours […]

31,619 displaced families from PaK registered after 1947: Govt

New Delhi: A total of 31,619 displaced families from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) got registered after 1947 and of them, 26,319 families settled in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in Lok Sabha that 5,300 more families initially registered with Jammu and Kashmir but […]

NIA questions Saroori in Jammu

Jammu: Senior Congress leader and former minister G M Saroori on Tuesday produced himself before the National Investigation Agency here for questioning in connection with a series of attacks in Kishtwar. Saroori, 67, who is Jammu and Kashmir Congress vice president and three-time legislator from Inderwal constituency, was served a notice under Section 160 CrPC […]

Newly opened degree colleges to admit students from coming academic session

Govt clears above 500 teaching, non-teaching posts for 52 colleges

Srinagar: With the government sanctioning creation of over 500 teaching and non-teaching posts, all the newly opened degree colleges will start running academic courses this year, officials said. The government had announced opening 52 degree colleges last year but nearly half of them had failed to enrol students in the face of lack of infrastructure […]

Gusainard Gujjar village of Pampore dismayed over lack of basic amenities BDC Pampore assures grevience redressal

PAMPORE: The residents of Gosainard Gujjar Basti Ladhoo area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have criticized the government for lack of lack of basic amenities. Mohammed Yaseen Poswal, a resident of Gosainard and representative of the community said that their locality has no macadamised road. “Our locality is connected with main road passing […]

Baramulla’s Cariappa park in ruins

BARAMULLA: Cariappa park, one of the oldest park in the Baramulla, is in shambles and lying in a state of neglect. Its dilapidated condition has continuously irked the locals and visitors. Park was named after Field Marshal Kodandera “Kipper” Madappa Cariappa who was the first Indian Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Indian Army. He led Indian […]

Majority of govt schools without playground, boundary wall

Majority of govt schools without playground, boundary wall

SRINAGAR: Seventy percent government schools in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir do not have a playground with over 65 percent of the institutions still without a boundary wall, official data has revealed. Although toilet and drinking water facilities have been provided to majority of the institutions, the recent data compiled by the School […]

Budgam villagers slam PDD over unscheduled power cuts

BUDGAM: Several villages of Beerwah Tehsil of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday expressed their strong resentment against Power Development Department (PDD) over unscheduled power cuts and said it is affecting their work. Villages of Beerwahincluding Chewdara, Ohangam, Mirpora, Gundipora, Sonpah, Hayat Pora, Otilgam,Wani Huma, Atina and Chak have been worst affected due to the […]