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07-Jul-2017 Baramulla

Pattan Hospital lacks facilities

Decades after its establishment, the Sub District Hospital in North Kashmir’s Pattan town in Baramulla district has been longing for Digital X Ray, Generator and Ambulance.Patients have to get their normal or Digital x ray tests done in private, as the hospital...

22-Jun-2017 Kupwara

Smooth ply of Traffic in Kupwara a main issue

It's a matter of fact that Traffic police is supposed to be the part of crowd and make  smooth ply of traffic. But here in Kupwara is a bit of complex case that  none of the traffic police personal  is seen within the main market or any hard...

15-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Acute water scarcity hits Pulwama villages

The residents of several Pulwama areas are up in arms against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for ‘failing to provide adequate water supply in their villages from past three weeks’.Accusing the authorities for ignoring their plights, the residents...

15-Jun-2017 Srinagar

16 days on, Nowgam residents reel under darkness

The residents of Gamandar Mohalla, Nowgam village of Handwara area are up in arms against Power Development Department (PDD) for ‘failing to restore electricity in their area from past month.’The residents said that the department has miserable failed to...

10-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Dilapidated Banni Disoli road in Baderwah irk commuters, residents

The residents of Baderwah area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district are up in arms against the authorities for ‘failing to macadamize the Banni Disoli road’. Accusing the authorities of ignoring their plights, the residents here have demanded immediate redressal...

06-May-2017 Kargil

Kargil protests against lack of basic facilities

Thousands of locals from Kargil staged a massive protest rally to draw the attention of State and Central Governments regarding important public issues. The protest was organized by influential socio-religious institution Imam Khumani Memorial Trust.The protesters...

04-May-2017 Kupwara

Dilapidated roads irks Kupwara residents

Castigating the government apathy over the lack of better connectivity in the district, Inhabitants of Kupwara district are up in arms against the administration for ‘failing to take steps for the wellbeing of residents’.“Travelling on the roads in Kupwara district...

27-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Water scarcity hits Langate villages

The residents of Mawer Langate areas of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district are up in arms against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for ‘failing to provide adequate water supply in their villages from past two weeks’.Accusing the authorities for...

24-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Dilapidated roads from Palpora-Kukroosa irks residents, commuters

Dilapidated roads from Palpora to Kukroosa village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district continued to irk commuters and the pedestrians as the authorities have failed to macadamize the roads despite assurances.Inhabitants living in the areas as well the commuter passing...

24-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Acute water scarcity hits Langate villages

The residents of Mawer Langate areas of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district are up in arms against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for ‘failing to provide adequate water supply in their villages from past two weeks’.Accusing the authorities for...

23-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Kupwara residents ‘forced’ to drink polluted water

Residents of Kupwara district Wednesday have accused the Public Health Engineering department of failing to provide the town clean drinking water.The residents said that around 22000 persons in Kupwara town are served tap water from a polluted water stream.“We...

20-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Poor BSNL broadband service irks Kupwara subscribers

The subscribers of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today complained against poor and erratic broadband services in the town.According to KNS correspondent, Waseem Majnoon Mir, Mir Raoof, a subscriber said, “We have been facing tremendous hardships due...

20-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Unscheduled power cuts irk Kupwara residents

Inhabitants of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for ‘failing to provide adequate power supply in their area from past several weeks’.According to KNS correspondent, Waseem Majnoon Mir, the residents of...

13-Apr-2017 Kupwara

71 Years on: 9 villages without electricity

Manigah-comprising of 8 villages with a population of 10,000 people barely 8 kilometers away from North Kashmir’s frontier district Kupwara faces one problem or the other; water, dilapidated roads, no electricity and absence of health centres and educational institutions....

03-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Hospitals in valley lack pure water facilities

None of the Government hospitals in the valley including the Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar associated hospitals have any pure drinking water facility.The one who drinks available lot from the taps is feared to catch any water-borne ailment, including...

29-Mar-2017 Srinagar

15 days on, Kupwara village reels under darkness

Nearly 75 families are reeling under darkness at Gutilpora village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district following damage to community transformer last month.“15 days have already elapsed and there is no effort by the concerned officials to get the transformer...

13-Mar-2017 Srinagar

In PDP-NC tussle, Kupwara village reels under darkness for 3 years

Nearly 35 households in a remote Kupwara village are reeling under darkness for nearly three years, courtesy a tussle between NC and ruling PDP.According to locals of Chopan Mohalla in Sohipora, a 63 KV transformer and 8 tubular electric poles were allotted...

07-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Acute shortage of sugar and flour persist in Valley

Tall claims by the government and Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) on stock position in the Valley notwithstanding, Kashmir Valley has been facing acute shortage of sugar and flour from past many months.There is no flour and sugar at CAPD depots...

10-Feb-2017 Shopian

Legislators village without transformer for a month

Even after the expiry of a month, the Power Development Department has neither installed a new transformer nor repaired the damaged one in local legislators village in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.Locals from Panchayat Mohalla Meemandar Shopian told news...

10-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Power Crisis:PDD forced to affect distress cuts

Amid power crisis in Kashmir Valley, Government Tuesday said that with the onset of winters in Kashmir Valley, usage of heating gadgets by the consumers increase manifolds. The Government said that the rampant use of these heating gadgets overloads the power...

27-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Three years on:SKIMS ‘liver transplant unit’ still in limbo

Authorities at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura have miserably failed to operationalize ‘liver transplant unit’ which was sanctioned so that patients from state particularly from Kashmir Valley need not to visit outside for liver transplantation....

23-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Power Crisis:Srinagar residents lockdown PDD office

Locals from Maisuma and its adjacent area’s Friday took to streets against Power Development Department (PDD) and locked down its main office located at Basant Bagh Srinagar.Eyewitnesses told CNS that a large number of people from Basant Bagh, Manir Bagh, Nai...

22-Dec-2016 Srinagar

For CBSE registration, Minto Circle School mints lakhs from students

A prominent educational institute in Srinagar was charging Rs 300 to the students for consecutive three years asking them that the money would be utilized to get the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) registration for the school.However, what...

15-Dec-2016 Pulwama

Power woes continue to haunt people

Pesky power cuts across district Pulwama Thursday triggered massive protest against Power Development Department while protestors locked Receiving Station Awantipora restricting the movement of employees for hours together.    Eyewitnesses told CNS...

09-Dec-2016 Srinagar

‘Students at schools Drink unsafe water’

Over the last decades, the drinking water at the hundreds of schools across Jammu and Kashmir has been found to contain unsafe levels of lead, pesticides and dozens of other toxins.Experts say that contaminants have almost surfaced at public and private schools...

07-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Kashmir hospitals have 1 nurse for 30 patients, claims doctors body

Doctors Association Kashmir Wednesday expressed concern over a serious shortage of nursing staff in Kashmir hospitals that is adversely affecting health care quality and patient outcome.In a statement issued here, president of the Association Dr Nisar-ul-Hasan...

03-Dec-2016 Srinagar

On relaxation day, Massive traffic jam irk commuters

Amid relaxation in shutdown, massive traffic jam was witnessed at various areas of summer capital Srinagar on Saturday resulting in the immense hardships to the commuters.Commuters faced tremendous hardships throughout the day as massive traffic Jam was witnessed...

26-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Nothing is free at SKIMS, Poor patients rue their fate

Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura that was set up by late Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah for the ‘poor’ ailing patients of Kashmir has changed into a money-minting hospital where patients have to pay even for a...

18-Nov-2016 Bandipora

Poor BSNL service from 2 years irk Gund Jahangir residents

In absence of any mobile tower in Gund Jahangir area of Sumbal Sonawari tehsil of North Kashmir’s Banidpora district, all the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)  subscribers have been suffering from past two years. The subscribers alleged that despite...

08-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Thousands of villagers still without proper and safe drinking water

Despite Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s strict directions for providing the safe and potable drinking water to every household in the state, the Public Health engineering department has so far failed to provide proper and safe water to the thousands of villagers.Sources...

05-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Evening traffic jams irks commuters in Srinagar city

Failure of authorities to put in place measures for traffic regulation in evenings causes traffic jams in the city-centre. Commuters have been facing a tough time for the last two days as traffic cops disappear from roads during evening hours. People throng...

03-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Authorities forget rehabilitation of flood victims

Authorities have left hundreds of flood victims in lurch as the aggrieved are running from pillar to post to get rehabilitation package from Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) and Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP).The devastated floods hit most...

01-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Super-Specialty Hospital still a distant dream for Kashmir

Even after the delay of 8 long years, Government Super-Specialty Hospital in capital city Srinagar is not fully functional. Reports said that only few departments have been made functional from the Shireen Bagh Building.Though Principal Government Medical...

28-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Doctors thrashed attendant, damage hospital property

The ward 6 of SMHS hospital turned into battle ground on Friday morning when a couple of doctors not only damaged hospital property but also beat up an attendant black and blue. The doctors according to eyewitnesses even broke the cell phone of an attendant...

25-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Fears of Stray dogs haunt Srinagar Citizens

Already wounded Srinagar city, now a days is also facing the wrath of an unusual enemy-the stray dogs.Resentment is brewing among the Srinagarites against the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for failing to curb the dog menace. “The stray dog population...

24-Oct-2016 Uri (Jammu and Kashmir)

8 months on, Uri fire victims yet to receive compensation

Eight months have passed since the deadly blaze destroyed 50 structures in this border town, but not a single victim has yet received any compensation from the district administration.The traders are aghast over what they call the “callous attitude” of the...

16-Oct-2016 Srinagar

People barred from broadband service in north Kashmir

Scores of people from different areas of north Kashmir on Sunday accused Bharat Sanachar Nigam Limited (BSNL) authorities shelving the norms while providing the service.“They delay the process without any reason while giving the broadband connection. They are...

11-Sep-2016 Srinagar

Amid unrest, Water scarcity hit several Srinagar areas

Amid unrest in the Valley, the inhabitants of several areas of Srinagar here have complained of acute water scarcity in their area.Accusing the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to ignore their plights, the residents of several Srinagar...

07-Sep-2016 Baramulla

Pattan Hospital lacks facilities

Over decades after its establishment, the Sub District Hospital in North Kashmir’s Pattan town is craving for Digital X Ray, Generator and Ambulance.Patients have to get their normal or Digital x ray tests done in private, as the hospital doesn’t have a generator...

17-Aug-2016 Kishtwar

Kishtwar, Mendhar shut down against Kashmir killings

Civilian killings in Kashmir continue to spark shutdown in Chenab Valley where Muslim community have been denouncing the innocent killings at the hands of government forces. Chenab Valley had observed India’s Independence Day as Black Day.Reports said that on...

17-Aug-2016 Uri

Loy lying HT wires put people at risk in Uri

Residents of main town Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Wednesday said that their life is under constant threat due to the presence of overhead high tension wires that are lying low and touching the roof tops of their residential houses.They said that...

08-Aug-2016 Kupwara

BSNL Broadband customer charge for gag period in Kupwara

In wake of current unrest in Valley, Hundreds of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) subscribers are aghast over the suspended service of company in district kupwara from last few months. The Government of India owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)...

20-Jul-2016 Darhal (Rajouri)

Rajouri residents rue lack of facilities

People here in Rajouri have alleged that they lack each and every facility while roads are in dilapidated condition as a result commuters have been facing a tough time.The locals said that most of the link roads including from Dassal, Mankot, Gurdhanbala, Thudi,...

06-Jul-2016 Jammu/Srinagar

Thousands offer Eid prayers in Jammu and Kashmir

Thousands of Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on Wednesday at the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.There were large Eid prayer congregations at Eidgah, Hazratbal, Polo Ground and other places in the summer capital Srinagar.Similar...

04-Jul-2016 Srinagar

Water scarcity hits Srinagar areas

Inhabitants of several Srinagar areas are facing acute water shortage from past two days and said that the authorities have failed to provide uninterrupted drinking water supply to them.The residents of several areas including Gow Kadal, Habba Kadal, Fateh Kadal,...

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