Baramulla villages protest against PDD, PHE dept

Baramulla villages protest against PDD, PHE dept

BARAMULLA: The residents from four villages – Watergam, Achabal, Thaggund and Baharmpora in district Baramulla on Wednesday staged a protest and blocked Baramulla-Kupwara highway for hours to mark their anguish against PDD and PHE departments. Protesters said that they are facing acute shortage of drinking water and power supply. Protesting people raised slogans against both […]

Rohama, Fruit Mandi Sopore up in arms against PHE

Rohama, Fruit Mandi Sopore up in arms against PHE

Baramulla: The people of Rohama Rafiabad in this district are up in the arms against the department of public health engineering for failing to provide them clean drinking water. Villagers allege that that taps have been running dry in the area for a month, forcing them to fetch water from nearby streams and ponds. The […]

First batch of Hajjis to arrive on Sept 7

SRINAGAR: With the first batch of pilgrims scheduled to return from Saudi Arabia on September 07 after performing Hajj, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a high level meeting to review the arrangements being made for providing required facilities to Hajjis. Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, IG Traffic, DIG Central, […]

Srinagar to have 16 big congregations on Eid: Officials

Srinagar to have 16 big congregations on Eid: Officials

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rashid Shah on Saturday convened a meeting to discuss and review the arrangements being put in place for smooth celebration of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha festival. The meeting was informed that 20 grass cutting machines have been deployed at the Eidgah Srinagar and the venue would be ready for Eid congregational […]

Gulshanabad residents protest against unattended dug up road

Gulshanabad residents protest against unattended dug up road

BUDGAM: Residents of Gulshanabad in Chrar-e-Sharief Budgam held a protest on Friday after a patient from the locality had to be ferried to hospital on a cot because of a damaged and dug up road. A large patch of the road had been dug up by an earth mover, to check for water seepage and […]

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