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Lelhara Kakapora residents demand macadamisation of road

Lelhara Kakapora residents demand macadamisation of road

Pulwama: The residents of Lelhara Kakapora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have demanded macadamisation of their main road. The residents of Dar Mohalla Lelhara residing on the bank of river Jhelum said that the road leading to the area has never been macadamised, causing inconveniences to locals. Zahid Hussain a local resident said that we […]

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Jmu-Sgr highway closed for 3rd consecutive day

Jmu-Sgr highway closed for 3rd consecutive day

Drivers stranded on highway face tough time

Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for a third consecutive day on Thursday while hundreds of vehicles continued to be stranded. An official said the road has been closed due to multiple landslides in Ramban and Udhampur districts. “Restoration work on NH44 is going on at Dewal Bridge, T2 tunnel, Maroge 1 (Sita Ram […]

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Incessant rains inundates Qaimoh Kulgam road

Kulgam: Dozens of roads in south Kashmir parts were submerged on Wednesday due to the incessant rains witnessed throughout Kashmir. The residents of Qaimoh in Kulgam district said the main road from Khudwani to Kulgam gets submerged in water every time it rains in the area. “The rainfall continued for two days and the whole […]

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GRS continue their protest to demand regularisation

GRS continue their protest to demand regularisation

Srinagar: Hundreds of Gram Rozgar Sevaks (GRS) engaged under MGNREGA continued their protest to press for their regularisation. They employees have been protesting for the last 13 years to press for their long pending demand of regularisation. “Unfortunately, the successive governments have failed to regularise our services,” the aggrieved employees said. Shakeel Ahmad, a GRS […]

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Broken promises: Declared town in 2006, Devsar sees no sign of development

'Govt should rollback its decision, declare our area a village'

Kulgam: Resentment is brewing among residents of Devsar area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir against the successive regimes for their failure to provide basic town like facilities in the area. To express their resentment, the residents including females on Monday staged a protest at main Chowk Devsar over the government failure to provide health […]

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Govt sanctions new water supply scheme for Pampore villages

Residents demand early completion of project

Pulwama: A new water supply scheme has been sanctioned to supply potable water to Lalpora Chatlam villagers in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The Public Health and Engineering (PHE) department has started execution of the project with locals urging authorities for early completion of the work on scheme. The project cost of the […]

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NHM employees protest at DH Kulgam, demand pending salaries

NHM employees protest at DH Kulgam, demand pending salaries

Kulgam: Dozens of National Health Mission (NHM) employees on Thursday protested in Kulgam to raise their demand for the release of their pending salaries, reports said. The protesting employees said they were without salaries for the last four months which has left them in a state of despair. They asked the authorities for their intervention […]

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Defunct irrigation scheme leaves Paddy fields dry in Pulwama village

Situation beyond our control: Executive Engineer

Awantipora: The defunct lift irrigation scheme in Pulwama district of south Kashmir has rendered the paddy fields dry, leaving the farmers in a state of despair. The move has left the farmers of Beighpora and its adjacent areas in Awantipora area of Pulwama apprehensive of zero production of paddy owing to the non availability of […]

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Defunct irrigation pump halts plantation of paddy saplings in Anantnag

Defunct irrigation pump halts plantation of paddy saplings in Anantnag

Efforts are on to make pump functional: Executive Engineer

Anantnag: The plantation of paddy saplings has been halted in the Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district as the irrigation lifting pump has been rendered defunct by the concerned department. The move has left the farmers high and dry who accused the department of adopting lackadaisical approach in making the pump functional. Locals from […]

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Urchersoo Pulwama residents decry shortage of drinking water

New scheme for area at tendering stage: Official

Pulwama: The residents of Urchersoo area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district are up in arms against PHE department for its failure to provide drinking water facility to the area. The residents said the department has failed to provide the facility of potable water to the area for the last many decades, causing huge inconveniences to […]

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