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Shalgam residents demand upgradation of dispensary

Bijbehara: The residents of Shalgam village in Bijbehara belt of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district have appealed health authorities to upgrade a local dispensary as the area lacks basic health facilities. Locals said that a dispensary was set up in 1986 at Shalgam and since then every year they are promised that the dispensary will be […]

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MC Pulwama dumps garbage along circular road

MC Pulwama dumps garbage along circular road

Locals express resentment, say move causes inconvenience

Pulwama: The municipal committee Pulwama is dumping garbage along the circular road near Govt Degree College for women due to which local residents as well as the commuters and pedestrians face lot of inconvenience, locals said. They said that on regular basis, the garbage is dumped near the college due to which local residents, college […]

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Filtration plant in Pulwama goes defunct

Filtration plant in Pulwama goes defunct

Villagers say they are receiving contaminated water since 12 years

Pulwama: The filtration plant in Ukhoo village of Kakapora belt of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has been out of order for the last 12 years, forcing the locals to consume contaminated water. Locals said that a water supply scheme as well as a water filtration plant was set up by the Jal Shakti Department in […]

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Pulwama youth shines in boxing Championship, bags bronze medal

Pulwama: A youth from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has brought laurels by bagging a bronze medal in state boxing championship held at Jammu. Hafiz Mohammed Asif, a resident of Naina village of Litter Tehsil in south Kashmir Pulwama district had earlier won many medals in different martial art forms. Asif said that he is very […]

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Pulwama records 1500 dog bite cases in 2020

Stray dog population growing at alarming rate

Pulwama: The population of stray dogs in Pulwama has risen to threatening numbers due to which cases of dog bite are increasing in the district with each passing day. Locals said that the population of stray dogs in Pulwama is growing exponentially and the administration is failing to impose any sort of control over the […]

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Regrettable: Lone teacher caters to 60 students in Pahalgam School

Anantnag: The government Primary School in Gojran Lidroo village in Pahalgam area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district paints a grim picture of the education sector with the institute having only one teacher to teach students up to class 5th. The school has a roll of over 60 students but there is only one female teacher […]

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Uncaring: School in Anantnag has one teacher for 55 students

Anantnag: A government primary school in Chree village in Vailoo zone of Anantnag district has 55 students and just one teacher. Residents of the village said that the tall claims of the education department fall flat here as department has failed to provide teachers to the Institute where mostly poor students are enrolled. They said […]

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Flouting government orders, cab drivers overcharge commuters

Pulwama: Even after government ordered that cab drivers operating on various routes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district should not overcharge passengers, the residents of various areas of south Kashmir have accused the cab drivers of overcharging. Passengers from different areas of Pulwama said that despite clear cut directions from government the cab drivers resort to […]

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Shalnard Kokernag residents demand healthcare facilities

Shalnard Kokernag residents demand healthcare facilities

Anantnag: The residents of Shalnard in Kokernag belt of Anantnag on Saturday said that sub center in the area lacks all basic facilities. The locals demanded immediate upgradation of the health centre to PHC. Locals said that a sub center for the village was sanctioned in 1986 and since then it is operating from a […]

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Five years on, vital Bijbehara-Shopian road awaits completion

Shopian: Five years after the vital Bijbehara-Shopian road was approved under Central Road Fund (CRF), the work on the road has been put on halt due to shortage of funds. In February 2016, the Union ministry of Road Transport and Highways sanctioned an amount of Rs 48.93 crore for the upgradation and widening of the […]

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