Changed Weather Patterns Reasons for Worry

By Fayaz Ganie Kashmir, unusually, is under a continuous dry spell. There has been very less snowfall – or almost no snowfall in most parts of the region – so far even when many predictions and forecasts were made about snowfall. Hope the conditions change and sufficient precipitation takes place here in the what remains […]

Tral protests against erratic power supply

TRAL: Residents of Tral area on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration and blocked road against the Power Development Department (PDD) for not adhering the electricity schedule issued by the government. Scores of residents led by Civil Citizen Council Chairman Farooq Ahmad Trali staged a protest against the PDD and blocked the Tral-Awantipura road. Citizen Council […]

After driest Chillai Kalan, Kashmir receives light rains

After driest Chillai Kalan, Kashmir receives light rains

Kaiser Majeed Srinagar: Kashmir’s higher reaches on Tuesday received fresh snowfall while as the plains recorded light rains breaking the long dry spell in the valley. The fresh precipitation has raised the minimum temperatures and local meteorological department has predicted light rainfall and snow at isolated places over next 24 hours. “Light rain and snow […]

Setup transformer workshop in Hajin: Residents

Setup transformer workshop in Hajin: Residents

Hajin: The residents of Hajin and adjoining areas have demanded setting up of a separate transformer workshop for the area. The residents said dispatching damaged transformers of the area to Sumbal and other districts is time consuming and delays the repairment of transformers. Talking to Kashmir Reader, a local Mehraj u din said they have […]

Chillai Kalan ends without a major snowfall

Chillai Kalan ends without a major snowfall

Rajah Aasim Srinagar: The 40-day long period of harsh winter, the ‘Chillai Kalan’ ended in the Kashmir Valley Monday, largely dry this year, without a major snowfall. The Meterological department has, however, forecast light rain and moderate to high snowfall in the next 24 hours and said that minimum temperatures rose on Monday. “Light rain […]

Protest against PDD in Sumbal

Sumbal: Residents of Shilwat Sumbal on Monday blocked the Bandipora –Srinagar road to protest against Power Development department (PDD) authorities. Raising anti- PDD slogans, protestors demanded repairment of their electric transformer. The said that their transformer was damaged 15 days back, however due to unknown reasons authorities are delaying its repairment. Police Official from Sumbal […]

Rafiabad residents protest against PDD

Baramulla: The score of people of Rohama area of Rafiabad in Baramulla district held a protest against the Power Development Department (PDD) on Monday. The Protesting people said that 11000 volt electricity line from Rohama to Tragpora is lying on the ground from a few days due to which the whole area is without electricity, […]

Unusual winter bustle in Gurez due to near-zero snowfall and open highway

Unusual winter bustle in Gurez due to near-zero snowfall and open highway

Bandipora: This year’s harshest part of winter has turned out to be unusual for the border residents of Gurez. Unlike being cut-off due to accumulation of a thick layer of snow on Bandipora-Gurez road, this year the road remained through. The routine migration that the residents choose to descend to the plains was largely postponed […]

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