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Kakapora residents allege shortage of potable water

Pulwama: The residents of Begam Bagh village of Kakapora hamlet in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district alleged that they are facing shortage of potable water in the area. Accusing the authorities of ignoring their plight the residents demanded immediate redressal of their genuine grievances. The residents said that acute water scarcity has hit their village since […]

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Pulwama villagers face dark nights as transformer develops snag

Pulwama: The residents of Zahidbagh village in Litter Tehsil of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have been suffering due to a damaged transformer that according to them has developed a technical snag five days back. The inhabitants said that power development department is yet to re-install the transformer which developed a snag five days back. The […]

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Famous ‘Atta Kul’ in Tral turns into a dumping site

Pulwama: The famous ‘Atta Kul’ passing through south Kashmir’s Tral town has been turned into a dumping site, locals complained on Tuesday. The canal which starts from Dilnag Park and passes through different areas of town has completely dried up and has been turned into a garbage dumping site. Locals said that the Canal has […]

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Khankah Awantipora residents rue lack of basic amenities

Pulwama: The residents of Khankah village in Awantipora hamlet of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district are up in arms against the administration for neglecting the area over the past years. The residents said the area sans proper link road connectivity despite being close to Jammu-Srinagar National highway. They said the interior roads of the area were […]

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Women’s Empowerment: Tahira Bashir from Kulgam earns name, livelihood through Mushroom cultivation

Women’s Empowerment: Tahira Bashir from Kulgam earns name, livelihood through Mushroom cultivation

Kulgam: Tahira Bashir, from Qaimoh village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district has taken a stand to become financially independent and is growing organic mushrooms to earn her livelihood. She has started a business of Mushroom cultivation at home and is earning an annual income of Rs 75000. “I received training for mushroom cultivation through the […]

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Nagbal spring in Khrew losing its sheen, officials in Slumber

Pulwama: A famous Spring in Khrew town of Pampore belt in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has become the victim of official apathy as and is at the verge of extinction. The locals said that Nagbal spring is known for fresh water and the whole area was using it for drinking purposes. “But the spring has […]

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6 years on, overhead railway pass on NHW nowhere in sight

Anantnag: Despite the passage of more than six years, the overhead railway pass on National Highway near Shoul Batengoo in Anantnag district is nowhere in sight. The delay in completion of the overhead railway pass is causing huge inconveniences to thousands of the passengers on a daily basis. Official sources said the construction of the […]

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Malpora residents demand augmentation of transformer

Pulwama: The residents of Malpora Nowhara village in Tahab hamlet of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday demanded augmentation of the transformer in their area. The residents said the existing transformer develops technical snag frequently, leaving the consumers at the receiving end. They urged the government to upgrade the existing 100 KVA transformer to 250 […]

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Dangling electric wires, decaying electric poles pose threat to Dogripora Pulwama residents

Pulwama: Dangling electric wires tied with trees and worn out poles are posing grave threat to the lives of people as well as to their property in Dogripora village of Awantipora hamlet in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The residents of Dogripora area alleged that they are living under constant fear due to low lying electric […]

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Retired employees awaiting pensionary benefits, demands intervention of higher ups

Pulwama: Dozens of government employees who attained superannuation in the recent months and those who have applied for GP fund releases are waiting for their pensionary benefits. They said that hundreds of employees have retired in Kashmir in the last three months and complained that the government was resorting to dilly-dally tactics in releasing pensionary […]

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