Ganderbal hospitals lack heating arrangements, patients, staff suffer

Ganderbal hospitals lack heating arrangements, patients, staff suffer

Hospitals in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district are without any proper heating arrangements due to which patients and hospitals staff is facing immense inconveniences. People in Ganderbal town  said patients admitted in the hospital shiver and are forced to leave the...
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Strike at Z-morh tunnel, labour’s demand permanent jobs

Strike at Z-morh tunnel, labour’s demand permanent jobs

Dozens of laborers working on Z-morh tunnel being constructed near Sonamarg on Srinagar-Leh highway have stopped the construction work on the tunnel demanding permanent jobs in Construction Company. They also expressed resentment over “disparity in wages”....
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Girl killed in Kashmir cloudburst

Girl killed in Kashmir cloudburst

A 15-year-old girl was killed when cloudburst struck on the Srinagar-Leh road in Sonamarg area of Kashmir today. Two houses were also damaged and several vehicles washed away. “A cloudburst struck around 7.30 pm at Kullan and Gagangir villages in Sonama...
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Court awards 10 years jail to rapist in Ganderbal

Court awards 10 years jail to rapist in Ganderbal

District and Session Judge Ganderbal Friday awarded 10 years imprisonment and fine of Rs one lakh to a rape convict. According to KNS, District and Session Judge, Aijaz Ahmad Mir awarded 10 years jail to the convict Muzaffar Raina, 30,...
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Fear keeps students away from this school

Fear keeps students away from this school

Role plunges from 300 to 29 Every morning the children and female staff of Government Middle School Warpoh, Ganderbal, have to wait outside the para-military CRPF camp either to gather enough courage to enter their educational institute alone or to...
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Sonamarg out of bounds for tourists, locals

Sonamarg out of bounds for tourists, locals

Tourists, traders rue road closure; no decision taken yet: Officials Srinagar-Sonamarg road continues to remain closed since December last year due to heavy snowfall. The 80-km-long Srinagar-Sonamarg highway is closed for last more than four months, and author...
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Traders protest army’s ‘illegal occupation’ in Sonmarg

Traders protest army’s ‘illegal occupation’ in Sonmarg

Kashmir traders Wednesday staged a protest against the alleged encroachment of land in and adjoining areas of tourist resort Sonmarg by Indian army. Scores of traders from Beopar Mandal Kangan carrying banners and placards assembled outside Sub District Magist...
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Over 70% voter turnout in Phase-I J&K polls: Narula

Around 60% KP migrant electorate cast votes Sonawari records highest 80 pc voting; Ganderbal records lowest turnout with 52.97% Defying the separatists’ boycott call, terror threats and chilly weather conditions, over 70 percent electorate across 15 constit...
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Assembly elections begin today

Have made all arrangements for fair polls: Narula The assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir are beginning Tuesday amid tight security arrangements and poll boycott call by separatist groups. 15 Assembly segments spanning seven districts will go to polls in.....
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Days before first phase, 60 youth held in Bandipora, Gbl districts

Same people who created problems in General Election: IGP Mir Four days ahead of first phase of Assembly elections, police in last few days have arrested 60 persons particularly youth from the twin districts of Bandipora and Ganderbal. Admitting that...
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