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Rathsuna residents decry slow pace of work on bridge

Pulwama: The residents of Rathsuna in Tral hamlet of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday complained of slow pace of work going on at a bridge constructed in the area. The locals said their area has remained disconnected from the rest of the town. The residents said they provided their costly land for construction of […]

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Pending Wages: Anganwadi workers, helpers stage protest in Anantnag over pending wages 

Anantnag: The Anganwadi workers and helpers staged a protest on Monday in Anantnag town over the delay in release of their monthly salaries. The protesting employees said they were deprived of their salaries for the last six months. “We are without salary for the last six to eight months which has subjected us to mental […]

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Dangling electric wires, worn-out electric poles pose threat to Khelan residents

Pulwama: The residents of Khelan area in Pulwama district on Friday complained that the dangling electric wires tied with trees and worn out wooden poles were posing grave threat to the lives of people as well as to their property. The residents said they were living under constant fear because of low lying electric wires […]

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Meet Khair-u-Nisa, a job seeker turned job giver

Pulwama: A young woman from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district has leaped on the ladder of success and became a job-provider in just a few years. Khair-u-Nisa, 23, a resident of Gongoo village of Pulwama district is presently owner of automatic milk collection centre, a dairy farm, a fodder shop and a poly hi-tech. Talking to […]

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Bizarre! PHC operates from a Panchayat Ghar in Pulwama

Pulwama: Believe it or not, but it is true. A Primary Health centre (PHC) at Arihal village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district is functioning from a makeshift arrangement in a three-roomed Panchayat ghar. The move has deflated the tall claims of the local administration to strengthen the rural health care infrastructure. The residents said the […]

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A year on, completion of Pulwama-Sangam bridge nowhere in sight

Pulwama: A vital bridge on Pulwama-Sangam road in south Kashmir area is yet to see the light of the day despite passage of more than one year, causing multiple traffic snarls in several areas. Locals from Niloora Pulwama said that last year construction of a new bridge was started, however it hasn’t been completed yet. […]

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KV impact: Authorities lay water pipeline at Arigam village in Tral

Pulwama: The authorities of PHE department have laid the water pipeline to provide the potable water supply to the residents of Arigam village. The move comes days after this newspaper reported about the scarcity of drinking water supply and highlighted the plight of the residents. The residents said they were provided highly contaminated water from […]

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Chanchmarg area in Shopian gets road connectivity

Chanchmarg area in Shopian gets road connectivity

Shopian: The residents of Chanchmarg Pushwari and its adjacent areas in Rajpora area of Shopian district are rejoicing over proper road connectivity after the authorities macadamised a four kilometer road, connecting several villages. The area has got proper road facility after the passage of seven decades, the locals said. The residents said the PMGSY constructed […]

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Dearth of funds halts construction works of Sempora bridge

Srinagar: The construction of a vital bridge over Jhelum at Sempora in Srinagar outskirts is awaiting completion despite the passage of over five years. The locals said the bridge was sanctioned for the area some five years ago however, no work has been done on the project in the last several years. Shakeel Ahmad, a […]

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In a first, road connecting Bijbehara village gets macadamised

Anantnag: In a first of its kind, a road connecting Dadoo village in Bijbehara Tehsil of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district has been macadamised by the authorities. The move has put an end to the decades-long miseries and sufferings of the people living in the area. The residents of Dadoo village expressed their happiness after witnessing […]

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