20 years on, orchard owners awaiting compensation

20 years on, orchard owners awaiting compensation

‘Land continues to be with Army since 1994’ Orchard owners whose land in the karevas of this South Kashmir town is with Army for last two decades have reiterated their demand for vacation of their landed property besides compensation.According to...
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AmarnathYatra concludes on Raksha Bandhan

AmarnathYatra concludes on Raksha Bandhan

Governor directs early launch of sanitation drive The annual AmarnathYatra concluded Sunday on the ‘ShravanPurnima’ amid chanting of religious hymns.Governor NN Vohra, who is the Chairman of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board and Rakesh K Gupta, Chief Executiv...
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Hindus, Sikhs clash in Anantnag, several injured

Hindus, Sikhs clash in Anantnag, several injured

The members of two minority communities Sunday clashed at the disputed Surya temple, which also houses a Gurudwara in Mattan Anantnag causing minor injuries to several people.The situation was brought under control after police and officials from the district ...
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Delay in Pahalgam Master Plan raises eyebrows

Delay in Pahalgam Master Plan raises eyebrows

Locals say influential builders manipulating draft The continuing delay in the finalization of Master Plan of Pahalgam has raised apprehensions among the locals who believe that the move is deliberate and an attempt to manipulate the entire process for the...
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HC orders flouted in Yannar, Mawoora areas of Pahalgam

HC orders flouted in Yannar, Mawoora areas of Pahalgam

Most huts, hotels constructed illegally belong to politicians, bureaucrats, police officials Despite High Court orders for demolition of illegal structures that have come up on the banks of Lidder river in Yannar and Mawoora areas of Pahalgam in South Kashmir,...
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Key tunnel on Islamabad-Kishtwar road almost shelved

Key tunnel on Islamabad-Kishtwar road almost shelved

Vested interests don’t want Chenab Valley should get connected with Kashmir: MoS Home Three years after the state governmentapproved the construction of 4.5 kilometer Vailoo-Singhpora tunnel to reduce the distance between Islamabad and Kishtiwar districts an...
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Save Pahalgam from illegal constructions by Govt

Save Pahalgam from illegal constructions by Govt

Legislator raises alarm, rues official inaction A sitting legislator from famous tourist resort Pahalgam in south Kashmir has raised an alarm over constructions in violation of Master Plan and High Court orders by several government departments and rued inacti...
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Seven school children killed in Kashmir bus accident

Seven school children killed in Kashmir bus accident

Seven students were killed and 10 others injured when a school bus skidded off a mountain road and fell into a 300-feet gorge in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Thursday, official sources said. “Seven students have died in the...
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Baramulla To Banihal – Rail Services From April

Baramulla To Banihal – Rail Services From April

Islamabad (Anantnag), Dec 27: The Northern Railways Thursday announced that Baramulla would be connected with Banihal by train in April next. “Banihal-Qazigund railway tunnel which is the largest in India is complete and by April next the train will chug...
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Protests halt trial run of India’s longest railway tunnel

Protests halt trial run of India’s longest railway tunnel

A trial run of the country’s longest railway tunnel, the Pir Panjal tunnel, which connects Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, hit protest roadblock on Thursday. Hundreds of villagers at Hillar Shahabad in South Kashmir district of Anantang...
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