Man-animal conflict on rise in Kupwara

5 civilians wounded in one week


Kupwara, Dec 27: Following heavy snowfall in the upper reaches of this frontier district, the incidents of wild animals straying into human habitations are showing upward trend. According to the officials of Wildlife Department, the animals are intruding in the human habitation to search More

Pattan villages reel under darkness
Pattan, Dec 27: Residents of this north Kashmir town and its adjoining areas are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for resorting to unscheduled power cuts.   Residents of Wanigam, Wailoo, Khairgam, Tilgam Payeen, Tilgam Bala Behrampora, , Kralpora, Chanderseer More

Tilgam sans basic amenities
Tilgam (Pattan) Dec 27: The inhabitants of Tilgam village here in north Kashmir are aghast at government’s failure to provide basic amenities to them.      The village has a population of nearly 4000 and is at a distance of 15 kilometers from tehsil headquarters.  More

Handwara without electricity
Handwara, Dec 27: This north Kashmir township has been reeling under darkness for the past five days, locals told Greater Kashmir on Thursday. They said a transformer in their area developed a technical snag earlier this week and till date PDD officials have not been able to repair it. “We More

Electric wires pose threat to lives
Chanderseer (Pattan), Dec 27: Residents of Chanderseer here in north Kashmir have alleged that the Power Development Department (PDD) has put their lives at risk by installing electric wires on trees and damaged poles. The village is at a distance of 17 kilometer from tehsil headquarters and More

  • Kashmir

‘2012 most peaceful year since eruption of militancy’

Police data reveals zero incidents of violence in five Valley districts


Srinagar, Dec 27: Steep decline in militancy-related incidents in the Valley continued through 2012, bringing the killings to all time low. Interestingly, five districts of the Valley did not record a More

  • Srinagar City

Choked drains at Naveedabad irk inhabitants, authorities mute

‘Drainage mess has affected our social relationships’


Srinagar, Dec 27: Despite spending crores of rupees on construction of drainage system in Srinagar, most of the drains in many localities here are choked in absence of regular cleaning.  Inhabitants More

  • South Asia

Bilawal makes formal entry into Pak politics


Islamabad, Dec 27:  Slain former premier Benazir Bhutto's 24-year-old son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari today made his formal entry into Pakistani politics, pledging to protect his country and its fledgling More

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