Sadoora Bridge in Anantnag yet to be rebuilt after 2014 floods

Sadoora Bridge in Anantnag yet to be rebuilt after 2014 floods

Anantnag: Putting people living in dozens of villages on either side of it to severe inconvenience, the Sadoora Bridge on the outskirts of Anantnag town is yet to be reconstructed after it was damaged in the devastating floods of September 2014. The fact that both government and the locals have spent hefty amounts on constructing […]

Shopian dumping site polluting water bodies, posing threat to human health

Shopian dumping site polluting water bodies, posing threat to human health

SHOPIAN: Dumping site of Sofanaman Shopian is polluting water bodies with locals complaining that it is posing a threat to human health by contaminating drinking water sources. Locals said that heaps of polythene are lying in the dumping site which is polluting water bodies like Rambiara, it’s canals and Naegrai spring – which has historical […]

Fire damages school building in Baramulla

Fire damages school building in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: A school building was damaged in a fire incident in Nowpora Jagir here in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday late evening. Sources said that fire broke out in a three room government middle school building in Nowpora Jagir village on Tuesday late evening which damaged the building. The cause of fire could not […]

Entry of non-local labourers into Valley worries people

Entry of non-local labourers into Valley worries people

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of labourers, besides a sizable number of beggars, have begun to arrive in valley amid the threat of coronavirus, raising panic among the locals. Reports received by CNS from various areas of valley have indicated that amid the coronavirus outbreak threat , hundreds of nonlocal labourers, including beggars, are arriving here in large […]

JK Cement employees protest, demand release of pending salaries

JK Cement employees protest, demand release of pending salaries

PAMPORE: JK Cements employees on Wednesday staged a protest at Khrew area of Pampore and demanded release of pending salary. The employees demanded release of salaries pending from last fourteen months, implementation of 7th pay commission and updating of CP fund. Ali Mohammad Magray, chairman JK Cements employees association told Kashmir Reader that their salaries […]

Sanitation drive held in Baramulla, isolation wards set up in Sopore

Sanitation drive held in Baramulla, isolation wards set up in Sopore

BARAMULLA: In wake of coronavirus worries, a sanitation drive was started from Khanpora to Sangrama in district Barmaulla by Deputy Commissioner Gulam Nabi Itoo on Wednesday. DC requested general public to avoid public gatherings, co-operate with the department to clean the surroundings. “People should follow advisory which has been issued from time to time,” he […]

Masks, sanitisers being blackmarketed: RTI Movement

Urges Div Com to take action against erring chemists

Masks, sanitisers being blackmarketed: RTI Movement

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir RTI Movement (RTIM) on Wednesday alleged that many chemists in Kashmir are black-marketing mouth masks and hand sanitisers “with the result people are facing lots of difficulties during the ongoing coronavirus crises”. In a statement, RTI Movement chairman Dr Raja Muzaffar said that people across Jammu & Kashmir especially Kashmir valley are […]

Drive held at Hajin

Drive held at Hajin

HAJIN: Municipal Council Hajin on Wednesday sprayed disinfectants in hospitals, bus stands, government offices in wake of coronavirus scare. The drive was carried under the supervision of Chairman Municipal Council Hajin Irshad Ahmad, who was accompanied by Executive Officer Firdous Ahmed, SDPO Hajin Mubbashir Ahmed, and Tehsildar Hajin Naveed Ahmed, besides other councillors. During the […]

450 people continue to be under detention in JK

New Delhi: A total of 450 people, including stone pelters, over ground workers (OGWs) and separatists of Jammu and Kashmir are presently under preventive detention in various jails, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said regular review is being undertaken on case to case basis and accordingly, […]

Advisor Khan allocated 6 departments

Srinagar: The government on Tuesday allocated six departments to advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan. The former divisional commissioner Kashmir was appointed as the fourth advisor to LG GC Murmu. An order issued said that Khan will exercise powers of the Minister in respect of Power Development, Rural Development & Panchayat Raj, Disaster Management, […]