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 […]

 Abid Hussain

Chairman ‘J&K RTI Movement’ alleges nexus between land mafia and revenue dept

Chairman ‘J&K RTI Movement’ alleges nexus between land mafia and revenue dept

Revenue department reluctant to provide records of government Rakh land at Narkara to Rakhs and Farms department despite repeated letters, reveals RTI

Budgam, Feb 03: The Revenue department of Budgam has not provided records of government Rakh land at Narkara to Rakhs and Farms department despite repeated letters, reveals a response to Right to Information (RTI) application. For demarcation of land at Narkara, which was encroached by land mafia, the Director Rakhs and Farms department wrote to […]

 Abid Hussain

PHC Raiyar in Khansahib ‘goes from bad to worse’

PHC Raiyar in Khansahib ‘goes from bad to worse’

Raiyar (Budgam), Feb 02: Instead of adding healthcare facilities to vital Primary Health Centre (PHC) Raiyar in Khansahib, the government has stirred crisis at the hospital as it, according to locals, has gone from bad to worse. Established in 1980s and located on Budgam-Doodhpathri road, around 23 kms from district headquarters, Raiyar PHC is facing […]

 Abid Hussain

Beerwah Otligam residents demand Hr Sec School

Beerwah Otligam residents demand Hr Sec School

Budgam, Jan 31: Residents of Otligam village of Beerwah area in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday held a protest to press for their demand of upgradation of Government Otligam High School to Higher Secondary. Blocking Budgam-Beerwah road, amidst sloganeering, the protesters said that their area comprises of more than 20 villages, which is in […]

 Abid Hussain

SBI ATMs go out of order, customers suffer

SBI ATMs go out of order, customers suffer

Budgam, Jan 30: The customers of State Bank of India (SBI) have shown strong resentment against bank authorities for failing to make Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) operational here at main chowk. According to bank customers, the main chowk ATM booth has two cash dispensers installed, which often remain dysfunctional, causing inconvenience to them. “SBI has […]

 Abid Hussain

Cop shoots himself in DPL Budgam

Cop shoots himself in DPL Budgam

Budgam: A policeman of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district has shot himself dead at District Police Line (DPL) Budgam today morning. “One police head constable Mohammad Shafi Mir R/o Sadoora Anantnag, committed suicide by firing upon himself at DPL Budgam today early morning,” said a senior police offical. He said that the reasons for the incident […]

 Abid Hussain

In J&K, 69% schools lack electricity, 45% have no drinking water

In J&K, 69% schools lack electricity, 45% have no drinking water

Srinagar, Jan 27: The findings of Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) has only led to the embarrassment of Jammu and Kashmir government and its Education department as it came to fore that more than half of the schools in the state are lacking basic facilities. The ASER 2018 has revealed that more than two-thirds […]

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