Defunct street-lights irk Baramulla town inhabitants

Authorities In Slumber

Baramulla: Most of the street-lights installed in the town here have been rendered non-functional due to lack of maintenance.This hampers smooth movement of inhabitants during evening hours and causes immense inconvenience to them. The street–lights worth Rs 1.50 crore were installed four More

Inordinate delay hampers mini-secretariat construction
Baramulla: The much-hyped plan of the authorities to construction a mini-secretariat for bringing important offices under one roof is yet to see light of the day.In view of lack of space in the existing secretariat here the district administration had in 2009 announced to construct the mini-secretariat More

Authorities endanger commuters

Fail To Construct Parapet Wall On Sumo Stand Culvert

Baramulla: Authorities have put the inhabitants here at risk by failing to construct a parapet wall along a culvert near sumo stand in Baramulla town here. In absence of the parapet wall many people have sustained injuries in past few months after they slipped into a stream flowing under the culvert More

  • Kashmir

For 25 years, Bandipora man serves Education Dept at Rs 25/month

75-Year-Old Wani Loses Prized Property To ‘Hollow Promises’



ChakiArsalan (Bandipora), Dec 9: A 70-year-old man from Chaki Arsalaan Khan area of this north Kashmir district is serving the State Education Department on a monthly salary of Rs 25 for the past two decades More

  • Srinagar City


Now poor power supply fuels mess on City roads, admin gropes for solutions


Srinagar, Dec 9: The onset of harsh Himalayan winter has started to hit summer Capital life on yet another front. This time the allegedly poor power supply has badly hit even the traffic signal functioning More

  • Jammu

NC needs others to steer its ship: Mufti Sayeed

‘Despite Using Govt Machinery To Its Best Misuse, PDP Did Well’


Jammu, Dec 9: In an obvious bid to undermine the victory of the National Conference in the recently held Legislative Council elections, former Chief Minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron More

  • South Asia

US drone strike in Pak kills senior al-Qaeda leader,3 others


Islamabad, Dec 9: A senior al-Qaeda leader and three others were killed today in a US drone strike in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, the second time a top terrorist has died in an attack More

  • World

Arab states agree to aid for Palestinians

Qatar, Dec 9: Arab League foreign ministers agreed during a meeting on Sunday to send hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Palestinian Authority to make up for punitive measures imposed by the More

  • GK Features

Being Syeda Begum

After losing her four sons to conflict, an old widow in downtown lives in poverty with an adopted child



 In a narrow lane in downtown Baghi sundar, Maidanpora, Darish Kadal( Safa Kadal), Syeda Begum, 66, is anxiously waiting for her 8-year-old adopted son to come home safe after school. The sight of More

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