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Amid ban, sand mafia loot Rambi Ara stream in south Kashmir

‘Non-cooperation between various depts. a reason’ Srinagar, Nov 05 (KNS): Famous Rambi Ara stream which passes through twin districts of Shopian and Pulwama in south Kashmir is presently being looted by the local sand mafia as there is no check on them. The fast flowing stream rich in resources of stones, sand and boulders, is faces unabated loot as the ... Read More »

Nalbal fire-affected families provided immediate relief, shelter

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 05: Following an incident of fire that broke out at Nalbal, Nowshera, here Saturday morning, in which four residential houses were gutted, the affected, including nine families, were provided immediate relief and shelter by the Revenue department of the district on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner  Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rashid Shah. The quick response by the Fire & ... Read More »

Haji Anayat concludes Zanskar tour; announces 20 solar water heaters for Rangdum, adjoining villages

  Takes appraisal of public grievances at Rangdum, Suru Valley KARGIL NOVEMBER 05: On the final day of his 4-day extensive tour of Zanskar Sub Division, Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today announced 20 solar water heaters out of his CDF funds in favour of the villagers of Tashi Stongday, Shakma Karpoo, Rangdum and Rangdum Gonpa hamlets. The Chairman ... Read More »

Govt committed to provide clean drinking water supply in rural areas: Abdul Haq

 KUPWARA, NOVEMBER 05: Minister for Rural Development Panchayat Raj Abdul Haq on Saturday said the People in the rural areas especially women have suffered a lot in the past as they had to walk miles to fetch water despite scorching heat or chilling cold. He said the current dispensation   is committed to provide pure drinking water supply to them as steps are being taken ... Read More »

Erratic power supply cause of deep concern for people: Tarigami

  Immediate steps to be taken urgently to address this issue Srinagar, Nov 04 (KNS): CPI (M) senior leader and MLA Kulgam, Muhammad Yousuf Traigami Saturday with the onset of winter, the erratic power supply position in Kashmir has returned to haunt the people.  “In most parts of the valley, including the capital Srinagar, power woes have pushed the people to immense ... Read More »

Mainstream Opp political parties get Sharma’s invitation for dialogue

‘We will meet him at appropriate time’ Srinagar, Nov 04 (KNS): As the Government of India’s representative, Dineshwar Sharma is landing in the valley on Monday for his four-day visit to hold dialogue, mainstream opposition political parties, barring NC, Saturday received formal invitations for meeting him. While confirming to KNS having received invitations today afternoon from Sharma, the parties said that they will discuss ... Read More »

Tourism to organize Travel Mart from Nov 9 in Jammu

‘Snow festival in offing’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): To attract travellers back to Kashmir, the department of tourism J&K is organising, Travel Mart in Jammu, Golf Tournament, snow festival at Gulmarg besides organising winter sports activities at Pahalgam. This was stated by Secretary Tourism Sarmaz Hafeez while addressing the hoteliers, travel trade industry here in Srinagar. Secretary Tourism according to ... Read More »

Militant killed, infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara: Army

‘Operation on’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Army Friday said that it foiled an infiltration bid in Macchil sector in Kupwara district by killing a militant. Defence spokesman in Srinagar Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that army killed a militant was killed during the infiltration bid in Machhil sector on border in Kupwara. “One militant was killed, a weapon was recovered from his body,” ... Read More »