Idrees Ali

J&K’s only Govt Unani College facing inordinate delay in completion

J&K’s only Govt Unani College facing inordinate delay in completion

Ganderbal, Feb 21: Jammu and Kashmir’s only sanctioned Government Unani College in Ganderbal is yet to become functional, even though its construction was started 5 years ago in 2013. According to the sources, the building for the  Government Unani College and its associated hospital, which is being  constructed by J&K housing board at an estimated […]

 Idrees Ali

Timber smuggling on rise in Sindh forest division

Timber smuggling on rise in Sindh forest division

Gandebal, Feb 20: Taking advantage of winter season when forest guards find it difficult to keep a vigil in the forests due to heavy snowfall, loot of green gold is going on unabatedly in various ranges of Sindh forest division here. According to sources, forest smuggling is on rise in forest compartments of Chaturgul, Nagwan […]

 Idrees Ali

PHC Chaturgul sans basic facilities, adequate staff

PHC Chaturgul sans basic facilities, adequate staff

Ganderbal, Feb 18: A ‘New Type Primary Health Centre’ located in far-flung Chaturgul village of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal lacks basic facilities and adequate medical staff which, according to locals, compel the patients to travel 30 to 50 kms for seeking medical treatment. Local residents said that they were happy when the old type PHC was […]

 Idrees Ali

Citing security concerns, Minver Punjab FCC didn’t turn-up to play against RKFC in Srinagar

Citing security concerns, Minver Punjab FCC didn’t turn-up to play against RKFC in Srinagar

RKFC likely to be awarded 3 points

Srinagar, Feb 18: The I-league match scheduled on Monday, between Real Kashmir FC and Minerva Punjab FCC, was cancelled as Minvera Punjab FCC cited security concern for not turning up to play in Srinagar. Minvers Punjab had early expressed security concerns after Pulwama attack and had sought written assurance from authority for security of the […]

 Idrees Ali

Illegal Construction galore along highway in Kangan  

Illegal Construction galore along highway in Kangan  

Ganderbal, Feb 16: Despite ban on construction on either side of highways within periphery of 100 metres, Illegal structures on both sides of highway are mushrooming in various areas of central Kashmir’s Kangan. Locals said that concrete structures are brazenly coming up on both sides of Srinagar-Sonmarg highway and no official seems to be concerned […]

 Idrees Ali

Widening of vital Pandach-Beehama road going at snail’s pace in Ganderbal

Widening of vital Pandach-Beehama road going at snail’s pace in Ganderbal

Ganderbal, Feb 11: The delay in widening of vital Pandach-Beehama road is irking locals and commuters in Ganderbal. The work on the 4 KM Pandach- Beehama road was started last year but the work is going on at a very slow pace, said locals. “The road is of vital importance as it connects Ganderbal with […]

 Idrees Ali

Ganderbal: ‘Madre Meharban’ playground left in ruins

Ganderbal: ‘Madre Meharban’ playground left in ruins

Ganderbal, Jan 30: Madre Meharban playground located in heart of Ganderbal town is in dilapidated conditions with locals, Sports council and district administration turning a blind eye towards to the issue. Local sports players said Madre Mehraban playground is a multi-purpose ground and hundreds of players come every day to play here. “The ground is […]

 Idrees Ali

Wayil Bridge repairment takes a toll on commuters in Ganderbal

Wayil Bridge repairment takes a toll on commuters in Ganderbal

‘Traffic movement suspended for next 12 days’

Ganderbal, Jan 30: Commuters and pedestrians are suffering a great deal in Ganderbal as vital Wayil Bailey Bridge built over Nallah Sind on Srinagar-Sonmarg highway is being repaired with authorities suspending traffic movement on it for next 12 days. According to locals, it is a temporary bridge (Bailey bridge) which is being repaired here while […]

 Idrees Ali

‘Careless’ PDD puts lives, property at risk in Ganderbal

‘Careless’ PDD puts lives, property at risk in Ganderbal

Ganderbal, Jan 30: Residents of Patpora Beehama alleged that low-tension electricity line, located in proximity to their houses, poses a serious threat to lives and property here. They said we have approached PDD many times asking them to align the lines properly but our pleas continue to fall on deaf ears. “Recently a house caught […]

 Idrees Ali

Eight years on, construction of Kangan-Akhal Bridge still in limbo

Eight years on, construction of Kangan-Akhal Bridge still in limbo

Kangan, Jan 29: Residents of Akhal and adjacent villages in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district are up in arms against authorities for not completing the construction of Kangan-Akhal Bridge despite passage of more than 8 years. Local residents said that construction on Kangan-Akhal Bridge was started around 8 years ago but the work on the bridge […]

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