Abid Hussain

Doodhpathri becomes dumping ground, courtesy DDA

Doodhpathri becomes dumping ground, courtesy DDA

Doodhpathri (Budgam), June 27: The presence of heaps of garbage at Doodhpathri which is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Valley has raised questions over “defunct” Doodhpathri Development Authority (DDA). Mounds of waste material could be seen in and around bowl-shaped meadows here and no efforts are being made to make the […]

 Abid Hussain

Biggest upset in ICC World Cup 2019!

Biggest upset in ICC World Cup 2019!

Srinagar, June 22: The four top teams in the ICC World Cup 2019 were decided just after India buried Pakistan in a one-sided battle in Manchester and New Zealand’s win over South Africa in Birmingham. However, within a few days, new teams came in the race. With the latest one Sri Lanka, which roared back […]

 Abid Hussain

Middle School in Hokhlatri Budgam awaits upgradation since 1953

Middle School in Hokhlatri Budgam awaits upgradation since 1953

Budgam, Mar 02: The Middle School Hokhlatri in Beerwah area of Budgam district is awaiting upgradation from last many decades. The government has time and again ignored this school, alleged residents of Hokhlatri village, around 20 kms from district headquarters. Established in 1953, locals said that Hokhlatri School is one of the oldest educational institutions […]

 Abid Hussain

3 localities in Budgam yet to be electrified

3 localities in Budgam yet to be electrified

Budgam, Feb 28: Jammu and Kashmir Government’s claim of achieving 100 per cent household electrification in the state has fallen flat as three localities comprising of around 35 households in far flung village of the Budgam district are yet to be electrified. These localities include Doli Mohallah, Mati Mohallah and Salam Mohallah in Sitharan village, […]

 Abid Hussain

50 days on, CEO Budgam's office yet to answer RTI query

50 days on, CEO Budgam's office yet to answer RTI query

Budgam, Feb 23: Despite passing of more than 50 days, the Public Information Officer (PIO) at Chief Education Office Budgam did not reply to an application filed under Jammu and Kashmir Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2009. In the RTI query, this reporter had sought information about utilization of funds, decline of students’ roll in […]

 Abid Hussain

10 years on, residential quarters remain nonfunctional at Budgam hospital

10 years on, residential quarters remain nonfunctional at Budgam hospital

Lack of staying arrangements for the doctors prompting referrals

Budgam, Feb 21: The healthcare services at Budgam’s Aga Syed Yousuf Memorial (ASYM) district hospital are partially hit as district and hospital administration has failed to make the residential quarters, meant for housing the doctors, functional at the said hospital. According to locals, it was being witnessed that majority of the patients are referred to […]

 Abid Hussain

Govt nursing school in Budgam remains non-functional since 2012

Govt nursing school in Budgam remains non-functional since 2012

There is a nexus between govt officials and owners of private nursing schools which has rendered government nursing school in Budgam non-functional, allege local residents

Budgam, Feb 19: Constructed in 2012, at a cost of Rs 3.90 crore, for imparting training to aspiring healthcare professionals, government has failed to make Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM) School functional in Budgam. Located in Khanpora area, two kilometres away from district headquarters, a fully-furnished building meant for training health professionals has been turned into […]

 Abid Hussain

Tral boy pens, ‘Tears Fall in My heart', debut book of poetry

Tral boy pens, ‘Tears Fall in My heart', debut book of poetry

‘Aims to bring its readers closer to the reality of Kashmir conflict’

Srinagar, Feb 12: Hailing from Chandrigam village of south Kashmir’s Tral, Adnan Shafi, recently came up with his debut poetry collection “Tears Fall in My Heart”, depicting pain, sufferings and remorse. Shafi, 23, a post graduate in English Literature, is inspired by his father. Being a literature student, he wanted to give his writings an […]

 Abid Hussain

Leopards create panic in Budgam villages

Leopards create panic in Budgam villages

Budgam, Feb 09: Panic has gripped several villages of Budgam district as locals have been spotting leopards from last many months, while Wildlife department seems to be in deep slumber. The residents of Lakhripora village, around 1.5 kms from district headquarters, said that they are living in constant fear due to the presence of leopards […]

 Abid Hussain

Air India leaves passengers stranded for 6 hours

Air India leaves passengers stranded for 6 hours

Srinagar, Feb 05: The Air India left its passengers stranded for more than six hours on Tuesday. Passengers in the Air India’s Srinagar-bound flight which was scheduled to depart Delhi at 7: 25 am and arrive in Srinagar at 8: 40 am, said they had to brave over six hours of delay. “AI 827 Delhi-Srinagar […]

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