Doda reels under water crisis as reservoirs go dry

Doda reels under water crisis as reservoirs go dry

The mighty Chenab flows through erstwhile Doda district, but the district is facing acute shortage of drinking water. The natural water resources in the district are diminishing due to climate change and the casual approach of the government. About 10...
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Doda faces threat of waterborne diseases

Doda faces threat of waterborne diseases

Doda residents are facing impending threat of waterborne diseases as the crucial water treatment plant in the city has been defunct for the last six months and people are forced to drink untreated water. Situated about 5 km away from...
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One killed, 2 injured as car falls into gorge in Doda

One killed, 2 injured as car falls into gorge in Doda

One person was killed and two others injured when the car they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district. The driver of the car last night lost control...
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Schools in Doda, Udhampur closed after avalanche warning

Schools in Doda, Udhampur closed after avalanche warning

The authorities on Saturday ordered closure of all schools in Udhampur and Doda districts following an avalanche advisory by meteorological department . “Following the avalanche advisory issued by the MeT department in the wake of ongoing heavy rainfall ...
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Youth arrested for uploading ‘provocative material’ online

Youth arrested for uploading ‘provocative material’ online

A man has been arrested from here for allegedly uploading “provocative material” on social networking and media websites, a charge denied by his family who claimed that he was “innocent” and had no connection with Pakistan or any terror...
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KAS officer, three of family die in Doda accident

KAS officer, three of family die in Doda accident

Four persons were killed when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near the Khelani area of Doda on the Batote-Kishtwar national highway. Kalyan Singh, a promising KAS officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Government,...
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Doda-Kishtwar highway turns into death trap

Doda-Kishtwar highway turns into death trap

Though there is no rain in the entire Chenab region for the past one week, the 115-km stretch of the Batote-Doda-Kishtwar national highway has been in a pathetic condition. It has turned a death trap for thousands of people who...
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Man arrested with illicit liquor in Doda

Man arrested with illicit liquor in Doda

A man was arrested with 64 pouches of illicit liquor in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday. Acting on specific information, a police team yesterday caught a man who was roaming around in suspicious circumstances in...
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CM calls for increasing tourist footfall in Bhaderwah

CM calls for increasing tourist footfall in Bhaderwah

Comparing the mesmerising beauty of Bhaderwah with that of Pahalgam and Gulmarg, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said concerted efforts would be made to increase the tourist footfall in the town, nicknamed ‘Chota Kashmir’, and packaging it as an...
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Chenab valley shuts over trucker’s death

Chenab valley shuts over trucker’s death

Traffic on Jammu-Srinagar national highway halted; train services affected Members of the majority community observed a shutdown in Doda, Kishtwar and Banihal towns on Monday in protest against the death of Kashmir-based trucker Zahid Rasool Bhat, who succumbe...
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