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House of famous religious scholar Anwar Shah Kashmiri in ruins

House of famous religious scholar Anwar Shah Kashmiri in ruins

Kupwara, Aug 17): Nearly three years after the government of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir directed the education department to conserve the literally contribution of Maulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri (RA) and preserve the 150-year-old residential house under its heritage conservation programme, it is lying in ruins due to the inaction of the concerned […]

COVID-19: Deadly July in J&K—276 deaths, 12862 positive cases

COVID-19: Deadly July in J&K—276 deaths, 12862 positive cases

Srinagar, July 31: Even though the deadly Coronavirus set its foot in Jammu and Kashmir in the month of March this year, the dreaded virus wreaked havoc in the month of July that saw 276 deaths and 12862 positive cases. Despite witnessing a surge in deaths and positive cases, people from different walks of life were […]

COVID-19: A deadly fortnight in J&K, 105 die since July 1

COVID-19: A deadly fortnight in J&K, 105 die since July 1

Srinagar, July 15: The deadly pandemic has wreaked havoc in Jammu and Kashmir UT in the last fortnight as the virus has claimed 105 lives in the UT of which 99 were reported in the Valley alone and rest in Jammu. Official data suggests that more than 50 percent deaths related to Covid-19 were witnessed […]

Houseboat policy approved; no new houseboats will be allowed to be constructed in Dal, Nageen lakes

Houseboat policy approved; no new houseboats will be allowed to be constructed in Dal, Nageen  lakes

Srinagar April 08: The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu approved policy guidelines for registration/renewal/operation of houseboats in Dal and Nigeen Lake. Under the the policy guidelines, no new houseboat shall be allowed to be constructed in Dal/Nigeen Lake, the goverenment said in a statement The provision […]

How a PDP leader first ‘blocked’ and later ‘allowed’ shifting of MCH Anantnag to favour party workers!

How a PDP leader first ‘blocked’ and later ‘allowed’ shifting of MCH Anantnag to favour party workers!

Anantnag: Despite being declared unsafe by the authorities in 2015, the Maternity and Child Hospital in Anantnag continues to operate from a dilapidated building in Sherbagh locality of the south Kashmir district. Sources revealed to The Kashmir Press that in January 2015 the then Director Health Services, Dr Saleem-ul-Rehman and Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Fazil […]

Denied registration, hotel ‘The Regency’ at Pahalgam operates illegally, continues to ‘pollute’ river Lidder

Denied registration, hotel ‘The Regency’ at Pahalgam operates illegally, continues to ‘pollute’ river Lidder

Pahalgam: Hotel ‘The Regency’ at Movura at famous tourist destination Pahalgam continues to operate illegally with apparent bureaucratic and political  patronage. The hotel is located just few yards away from the murmuring waters of Lidder near rafting point Movura.  The huge hotel with nearly two dozen luxury rooms is one among dozens of hotels constructed […]

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