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09-Jan-2020 Bandipora

11 years on, Bandipora Grid Station still incomplete

Eleven years down the line grid station in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district is still incomplete owing to the inordinate delay in its construction by the successive regimes.According to wire service- Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the 50 MVA, 132/33 KV grid...

01-Jan-2020 Srinagar

SMS restoration announcement: A ‘googly’ from J&K admin in 2020

The Jammu and Kashmir administration’s announcement on New Year eve regarding restoration of SMS services across the Union Territory has come as a googly for the mobile users except Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) customers as the services were not restored...

30-Dec-2019 Bandipora

Defunct lifts at mini-secretariat Bandipora irk visitors, handicapped

The lifts in district administrative complex (mini-secretariat) Bandipora where all the major offices of the district including deputy commissioner Bandipora’s office are functioning, have been defunct since it was inaugurated in 2013.According to wire service-Kashmir...

25-Dec-2019 Bandipora

Over 30 per cent households without tap water in Bandipora

Over 30 percent households in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district are without potable tap water connection, reveals a census report released by district administration Bandipora.According to wire service-Kashmir News Observer (KNO), out of total 45714 reported...

23-Dec-2019 Bandipora

14 years on, GDC Bandipora still without proper playground

The government degree college in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district is without a playground since its foundation was laid in the year 2005 even as students suffer for want of sports activities in the college. According to wire service —Kashmir News Observer...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

After 99 days, public transport partially back on roads

As the transporters continued to observe spontaneous shutdown since August 5, the public transport appeared in the main roads of Srinagar especially in the commercial Hub Lal Chowk while some of the shops in the district too remained open throughout the...

23-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Frequent traffic jams irk people in Magam

Frequent hours long traffic jams on Srinagar-Gulmarg road at Magam are increasing the hardships for people especially students, patients and commuters traveling on this road.Students alleged that traffic jams on Srinagar-Gulmarg road in the morning and evening...

26-Mar-2019 Baramulla

Lagama Uri residents face acute water scarcity

Inhabitants of Lagama area of Uri here have expressed resentment against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) for failing to provide adequate water supply to them. Accusing the PHE department of ignoring their plights, the residents of Dabarpati, Lagamapati and Kheshyari...

26-Mar-2019 Kupwara

Combined classes at Middle School affect education of students

Painting a grim picture of the education sector, the educational institute in Dudwan village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district lacks proper space, thus giving tough time to the students as well as the tutors here. A school building 'Government middle school'...

29-Jan-2019 Uri

Degree College students suffering in absence of Principal: J&KSM

Students at Government Degree College Uri are suffering immensely as the post of the Principal in the college is lying vacant from last one year. It has severely hit the academics and documental work.A delegation of students from the college met the representatives...

21-Jan-2019 Bandipora

9 years on, DH Bandipora awaits completion

Sanctioned nine years ago, the 100-bed District hospital in the Bandipora district is awaiting completion, thus leaving the people of the district to suffer.The foundation stone for the hospital was laid in the year 2010. Since then, eight years passed, work on...

18-Jan-2019 Bandipora

Town without infrastructure and facilities is called Ajas

Ajas town of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district is one of the towns of district that is not only backward as for as development is concerned but it also  lags behind on every front. The successive district administration according to locals neglected...

28-Dec-2018 Baramulla

People of this Pattan village cross river to reach the road

The people of Dargam, Pattan in north Kashmir's Baramulla district demand a bridge to reach to the main road which is separated from the village by a river.The people have been crossing the river to reach the main road as there is no alternative route.Though...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Power woes continue to haunt Kashmir populace

Kashmir Valley has been witnessing a huge power crisis even though Jammu Kashmir Chief Secretary last month had directed the Power Development Department to ensure that there is no problem of power in Kashmir during winters. Central, South and North Kashmir...

04-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Unprecedented power outages across Kashmir Valley

Unprecedented power outages plunged the Kashmir Valley into darkness, with authorities on Sunday blaming Saturday's heavy snowfall for the disruption.The valley witnessed snowfall in the month of November for the first time since 2009.Chief engineer electric maintenance...

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