Vyas for immediate restoration of electricity in all affected areas

Vyas for immediate restoration of electricity in all affected areas

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas today directed the Divisional Administration Kashmir to ensure that people do not face any inconvenience in view of the untimely snowfall. He also directed the Commissioner PDD to ensure restoration of electricity on war footing basis as has been directed by the Governor. The Advisor said that every […]

Div Com conducts city tour; inspects restoration work

Div Com conducts city tour; inspects restoration work

SRINAGAR: Consequently upon the directions from Governor and Chief Secretary the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today conducted extensive city tour along with Deputy Commissioner Srinagar and senior officers of the Divisional Administration, to inspect the restoration work of essential supplies, which were disturbed due to the unprecedented snowfall across the valley on Saturday. […]

Advisor Ganai issues directions for assessment of Horticulture losses due to untimely snowfall

Advisor Ganai issues directions for assessment of Horticulture losses due to untimely snowfall

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has issued directions to the Horticulture Department to immediately assess the losses suffered by  the fruit growers and orchardists due to untimely snowfall in the Kashmir valley. There are reports that early snowfall has caused damage to orchards where apples remained unharvested or were lying in orchards […]

PDP questions Government’s ill-preparedness during snowfall in Kashmir

PDP questions Government’s ill-preparedness during snowfall in Kashmir

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed serious concern over the wide scale damage caused to the horticulture and agriculture sectors of the state while questioning government’s inadequacy in ensuring uninterrupted supply of electricity and water during the present crises. According to PDP chief spokesman Rafi Ahmad Mir, the damages caused to the fruit […]

Few inches of snow collapses public utility delivery services across Kashmir

Few inches of snow collapses public utility delivery services across Kashmir

Srinagar: Early snowfall autumn this year collapsed the government under few inches of snow with restoration public utility services particularly power and transport taking a big hit. Reports said as snowing intensified in the afternoon on Saturday the government agencies connected with the delivery of essential services particularly power and transport were found invisible on […]

Major power breakdown continues in Kashmir

Major power breakdown continues in Kashmir

Srinagar: Almost entire Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, was plunged into darkness during the past 24 hours due to major power breakdown following light to moderate snowfall, exposing the Power Development Department (PDD) claims to have made all arrangements for electricity supply to consumers during winter. Power supply remained affected even after Advisor to […]

Mehbooba asks Guv admn to gear up resources to restore services in Kashmir

Mehbooba asks Guv admn to gear up resources to restore services in Kashmir

Srinagar: Expressing dismay over the administration’s handling of the situation in the aftermath of rains and snowfall for the last two days, PDP President and former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday asked the Governor administration to gear up its resources more seriously to restore all basic services including power supply to the people at […]

JK Bank restores ATM operations on war footing in Kashmir

JK Bank restores ATM operations on war footing in Kashmir

Srinagar: After developing a snag in its ATM network in the Kashmir Valley owing to disruption in the power supply following unprecedented snowfall, J&K Bank has made most of its automated teller machines (ATMs) operational in the region. Soon after the bank’s ATM network went out of gear, the bank swiftly constituted special teams in all […]

Parents, students urge authorities to suspend class work for two days

Parents, students urge authorities to suspend class work for two days

Srinagar: Parents of students on Sunday urged authorities to close educational institutes at least for two days in wake of the cold snap following snowfall in Kashmir Valley. Students of Kashmir University and other institutions also demanded authorities to suspend at least class work as there is a lack of heating arrangements in classes. “There is […]