Govt departments oppose Army firing range in Gurez

Govt departments oppose Army firing range in Gurez

Allotment of alternate site in Leh subject of Home department clearance Several government departments have strongly opposed the setting up of the proposed field firing range in Gurez area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district citing serious consequences of any such...
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Gurez residents protest against installation of crusher unit within forest area

Gurez residents protest against installation of crusher unit within forest area

Tension erupted at Kanzalwan village in Gurez area of Bandipora when hundreds of villagers, including women halted work on 330 Megawatt Kishenganga Hydro Electric Power Project. The villagers were protesting the setting up of a stone crusher unit in the...
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NHPC raises relief amount for Kishanganga Project

NHPC raises relief amount for Kishanganga Project

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has granted much higher compensation than the market rate to those families whose land was acquired for constructing run of the Kishanganga project in Gurez area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district as par...
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SRTC starts bus service for Gurez

SRTC starts bus service for Gurez

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, today flagged-off bus service for the remote area of Gurez in Bandipora district. While flagging-off the 25-seater bus the Div Com said the administration is taking steps to make the journey risk...
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‘Jashn-e-Wular’ sports festival in Bandipora

‘Jashn-e-Wular’ sports festival in Bandipora

Army in association with J&K Water Skiing and the district administration organised a water sports festival in Asia’s largest freshwater lake from May 9 to 11 under the aegis of Chinar Corps. The three-day sporting festival was aimed at creating...
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Villagers disrupt work at kishanganga project

Villagers disrupt work at kishanganga project

A protest was held by residents of Kralpora village near Bandipora in north Kashmir on Tuesday temporarily halting the ongoing work at the Kishanganga hydroelectric project. They were demanding jobs for members of the families of the affected farmers. Resident...
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Villagers protesting against NHPC stopped work on Kishanganga Project

Villagers protesting against NHPC stopped work on Kishanganga Project

Angry protesters on Tuesday stopped work on the Kishen Ganga Hydro Electric Power project in Bandipora district of north Kashmir to demonstrate against the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) for allegedly failing to honour the 2009 agreement betwe...
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Govt mulls handing over Tragbal to Army to set up firing range

Govt mulls handing over Tragbal to Army to set up firing range

The Jammu and Kashmir Government is mulling over giving Tragbal meadows in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district to the Army for setting up an artillery firing range in lieu of the Tosa Maidan field firing range. Taking into consideration the damage...
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Music concert “SaMaPa Aalap” held at Manasbal

Music concert “SaMaPa Aalap” held at Manasbal

The third session of the Music Concert SaMaPa Aalap was held today at Sainik School Manasbal. The music festival is being organised by SaMaPa (Sopori Academy of Music and Performing Arts) in collaboration with Divisional/District Administration, Department of ...
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Vigilance books municipal official for fake degree

Vigilance books municipal official for fake degree

The State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) has registered a case against an Executive Officer of the Bandipora Municipal Committee for acquiring a “fake” degree. Shakeel Ahmad Shah of Gundpora, Bandipora, presently posted as in charge Executive Officer, Munici...
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