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Frequent snags in transformer forces Pulwama village to dwell in darkness

Frequent snags in transformer forces Pulwama village to dwell in darkness

Pulwama: The residents of Rakh village in Litter Tehsil of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have been left to face dark nights as the authorities have failed to repair the damaged transformer installed in the village. The locals alleged that the transformer witnesses frequent breakdowns as the load bearing capacity of the transformer fails to match […]

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Bijbehara village pleads for help, demand drinking water facility

Bijbehara village pleads for help, demand drinking water facility

Anantnag: A village in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district has been carving for drinking water facility since decades. Residents of Subhanpora area in Bijbehara said that in absence of water, they are melting snow in their containers and boiling it for using for drinking and other purposes. “We are being deprived of the […]

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15 years on, Pulwama villages without potable water

15 years on, Pulwama villages without potable water

Pulwama: The residents of Jandwall and Saidapora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district are without potable water for the past 15 years. Residents of Hajam Mohalla Jandwall which is around 5 Kms from district headquarters said that 15 years back a link road was widened and during widening process the water supply pipelines got damaged. Since […]

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Physically challenged youth faces challenges of life

Pulwama: A 25-year old youth from Pulwama who is paralyzed below waist is winning hearts with art work. Mohammad Jibran, a resident of Pingalgam village in Kakapora belt had met with an accident in 2015 and since then he is bedridden. However, his will to face the world on his own has earned him laurels […]

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Three years on, Ski lift in Pahalgam lying defunct

Anantnag: Even after a lapse of three years, a ski lift in Pahalgam aimed at promoting winter tourism in the area has been lying defunct. The lift which is located around circuit road in Pahalgam town was constructed around seven years back and was inaugurated in 2016. Sources said that crores of rupees were spent […]

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Dooru residents decry lack of potable water, stage protest

Dooru residents decry lack of potable water, stage protest

Anantnag: Residents of Arabal area of Dooru in south Kashmir’s Anantnag staged a protest against PHE department for failing to provide drinking water to the area. Eyewitnesses said that the locals blocked Achabal-Anantnag road leading to a long and messy traffic jam on the road for hours together. They said that the protestors raised slogans […]

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Qazigund village reels under darkness since 10 days

Qazigund village reels under darkness since 10 days

Anantnag: The residents of Panzath village in Qazigund area have been reeling under darkness for the past 10 days, leaving them to face the winter chill without any heating arrangements. The aggrieved residents said that they have had no electricity for a last 10 days, as the transformer installed in the area has developed technical […]

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MCCH Anantnag faces shortage of doctors, patients suffer

MCCH Anantnag faces shortage of doctors, patients suffer

Anantnag: The Maternity and Child Care Hospital (MCCH) in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district is facing an acute shortage of doctors due to which patient care is taking a hit. Official sources said that the hospital requires services of at least 40 medicos but presently only 18 doctors are posted at the hospital. They said that […]

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Months on, installed transformer in Tral still lying defunct

Months on, installed transformer in Tral still lying defunct

Pulwama: The residents of Nai Basti in Sofigund area of Aripal Tral and Takya Mohalla Tahab Pulwama in southern Kashmir are facing immense hardships due to non availability of electricity in the area. The residents of Sofigund Tral said that authorities had installed a transformer under some scheme some eight months back however, the transformer […]

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Post snowfall, power cuts haunt south Kashmir residents

Post snowfall, power cuts haunt south Kashmir residents

Anantnag: Most parts of south Kashmir have been witnessing frequent and long power cuts since the heavy snowfall last week, locals have alleged. People from different areas of south Kashmir said the restoration process of the PDD was very quick after snowfall, however, long and frequent power cuts have made their life miserable amid the […]

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