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‘Aaru’ a famed tourist spot lacks mobile connectivity

‘Aaru’ a famed tourist spot lacks mobile connectivity

Anantnag: Famed tourist spot ‘Aaru’ in Pahalgam located in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district lacks proper mobile connectivity due to which tourists visiting there face various issues. Locals who are residing in and around the area complained that the lack of cellular services has meant that even the children are even unable to attend the online […]

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Yaripora Kulgam residents rue poor power infrastructure

Kulgam: The people of Matibug Yaripora area of district Kulgam complained of facing difficulties due to the poor power infrastructure in the area. Local residents said that the area always remains under the threat of a mishap as the HT line remains hanging on wooded poles and trees at many places. The locals said dangling […]

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Locals demand repair of Kulgam-Behibagh road

Kulgam: The vital Kulgam-Behibagh road in southern Kashmir’s Kulgam district is in dilapidated condition as locals have sought its immediate repairs. Locals from Kulgam, Chawalgam, Chansir, Shuch, Batapora, Mohammadpora, Akipora, Daderkoot and Behibagh said that the vital road was macadamised around one decade back and since then the road is lying in very bad condition. […]

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Twin Shopian villages forced to consume ‘contaminated water’

Twin Shopian villages forced to consume ‘contaminated water’

Shopian: Even after a lapse of around five year, the authorities in Shopian district have failed to complete awater supply scheme that would have ended the demand of Sofipora and Hydergund village who are seeking access to safe drinking water. Locals from the two villages in Zainapora belt of Shopian district said that a water […]

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Residents demand repair of dilapidated Drabgam-Yousmarg road

Pulwama: The dilapidated condition of the vital Pulwama-Yousmarg road is proving a nightmare or the commuters taking the road. Locals said the this vital road was macadmised some five years back and since then no heed was paid towards the condition and upkeep of the of the road. They said that the road is in […]

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Shifting of AYUSH hospital: Pulwama residents resent govt’s move

Pulwama: The residents of various areas in Pulwama are up in arms against the government for proposing to shift AYUSH hospital from Pulwama town. Locals said that the authorities had already identified around 16 kanals of land for AYUSH hospital at Prichoo in Pulwama town, however, the government has proposed to shift it to Hanjipora […]

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Tral village rues shortage of drinking water

Pulwama: The residents of Khanagund village in Aripal Tehsil of Tral sub division have been facing hardships in absence of drinking water supply to their area, residents said. They said that they have been facing water crisis for more than two weeks now, due to which they are facing hard times and the authorities have […]

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Dangling electric wires, decaying electric poles pose threat to residents

Dangling electric wires, decaying electric poles pose threat to residents

Pulwama: Dangling electric wires tied with trees and worn out wooden poles are posing grave threat to the lives of people as well as to their property in several villages of Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts, locals said. The residents of Noorpora, Rakh, Zahid Bagh, Darbagh and its adjacent villages in Pulwama district, Bandpawa, Chitragam […]

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Locals seek mecadamisation of vital Achabal-Chatabal road

Anantnag: The vital Achabal-Chatabal road in Anantnag district is in very bad shape since the past many years now as locals allege that authorities have been macadamising some patches that too after years. Locals said that the the 20 Kilometre long Achabal-Chatabal road is a very vital road link connecting dozens of villages with district […]

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Water scarcity hits Tral town, Jal Shakti department clueless

Water scarcity hits Tral town, Jal Shakti department clueless

Pulwama: Residents of Bon Mollah in Tral town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday staged a protest against Jal Shakti department for failing to provide them drinking water since the past two weeks, reports said. The protestors said they are being forced to fetch water from nearby streams which poses a serious threat for […]

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