Traditional Kashmiri winter wear Pheran finds new fans

Traditional Kashmiri winter wear Pheran finds new fans

SRINAGAR: Pheran, Kashmir’s traditional, unisex wear for the biting, teeth-chattering cold of the Valley’s winters, has these days become a signature fashion trend, though it was not an outfit worn for any style statement until a few years ago. The handy long dress, which has maintained its basic function of covering the body from shoulder […]

No relief in sight from power cuts in Kashmir

No relief in sight from power cuts in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Consumers’ extravagant use of electricity and the non-bearing capacity of grid stations this winter are responsible for extra power cuts continuing the inherited problems of the Kashmir Valley with uninterrupted power supply. Sources in the Power Development Department (PDD), which supplies electricity to households in the state, told Kashmir Reader that consumers use an […]

Protest against erratic power supply in Awantipora

Protest against erratic power supply in Awantipora

AWANTIPORA: A shutdown was observed and public protests held in Awantipora town on Thursday against the Power Development Department (PDD). Scores of locals led by the Town Welfare Committee held a protest demonstration against the erratic power supply and raised slogans against the PDD. All shops and business establishments were closed in the town in […]

Disburse compensation to affected fruit growers: Div Com to DCs

Disburse compensation to affected fruit growers: Div Com to DCs

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursday directed all Deputy Commissioners of the Valley to start disbursement of enhanced compensation amount to the affected fruit growers. The orchardists suffered massive losses in the early November snowfall resulting in heavy damages to both crop as well as trees. The government had declared An […]

Lawyers protest against erratic power supply in Shopian

Lawyers protest against erratic power supply in Shopian

SHOPIAN: The lawyers of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday held a protest against the erratic power supply in the area. Under the banner of District Bar association Shopian, the lawyers took out a protest march from the Court to Deputy Commissioner’s office. A kerosene lamp gifted to the DC Owais Ahmad. They also lit […]

Advisor Kumar reviews winter preparedness in Srinagar

Advisor Kumar reviews winter preparedness in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting here to review the preparedness of the district administration in case of adverse weather situations. The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP Kashmir, SP Pani, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed, Chief Engineer PDD, Hashmat Qazi, Commissioner […]

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