Despite ban manual scavenging still prevalent in JK

Problems More In Srinagar Than Jammu, Claim Officials

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Nov 9 : Despite ban on the manual scavenging in Jammu and Kashmir, over 1.70 lakh households out of the total 20 lakh in the state are still dependent on human waste carriers or in other words dependent upon manual scavenging. As per the figures available from the census Operations More

3 DIE IN RAMBAN MISHAP

MM PARVAIZ

Ramban, Nov 9: At least three persons were killed and an equal number of others were wounded when a local carrier, carrying LPG cylinders, skidded off the road and fell into a gorge at Kousi Nallah, near here late last night. Police said that the ill-fated load carrier was on way from Banihal More

Drug Policy to be implemented in JK after March 2013: Govt

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Nov 9: Jammu and Kashmir government will fully implement a new drug policy in the state after March 31 next year, Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma said today. "The Drug Policy which has already been made public by the government will be fully implemented after March 31 next year," he More

2 held with cannabis
Udhampur, Nov 9: Police on Friday arrested two persons and recovered 1.5 kg of cannabis on Jammu-Srinagar Highway in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. An official spokesman said that police intercepted Abdul Kalam (55) and Mohammad Isfaq (22) during checking on the highway at Kud in More

  • Kashmir

4 militants killed in Keran: Army

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Nov 9: Army on Friday said they have killed four militants while foiling an infiltration bid in Keran sector of Kupwara district in north Kashmir. The operation to flush-out the remnant militants More



  • Srinagar City

Chest Diseases Hospital gasps for breath

Sans basic diagnostic, life saving equipments

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Nov 9: Signifying messy state-of-the-affairs in healthcare system, the lone chest specialty hospital in Kashmir –the Chest Diseases Hospital –sans basic diagnostic and life saving equipments More




  • Jammu

Despite ban manual scavenging still prevalent in JK

Problems More In Srinagar Than Jammu, Claim Officials

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Nov 9 : Despite ban on the manual scavenging in Jammu and Kashmir, over 1.70 lakh households out of the total 20 lakh in the state are still dependent on human waste carriers or in other words dependent More



  • News

Bangladesh asks Pakistan to apologise for 1971 atrocities

ANISUR RAHMAN/PTI

Dhaka, Nov 9: Bangladesh today demanded an apology from Pakistan for the genocide committed by its troops during the 1971 liberation war, but Islamabad said it's time to carry forward ties "burying the More



  • Court Watch

HCBA follows Justice Kirmani, seeks rehearing

TALAQ JUDGEMENT

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 9: Day after a retired Judge Justice B A Kirmani of Jammu and Kashmir High Court filed an application for rehearing of Talaaq case titled Muhammad Naseem Bhat alias Irfan Bhat versus Bilquees More



  • Bandipora

Ajas Bridge develops cracks

Poses threat to commuters, authorities unmoved

Bandipora: Cracks have developed in a five decade old bridge at Ajas market here posing threat to commuters.  The bridge was built in 1961 and has not been repaired even once since then. Locals said More



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