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Crumbling education infrastructure:700 schools operate from rented buildings in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan. 19 -- More than 700 government schools are functioning from rented buildings in Kashmir. Official data accessed by The Kashmir Monitor reveals that Budgam tops the list with 150 out of... Read More


GoI committed to equitable, fast-track development: R K Singh

DODA, Jan. 19 -- Union Minister of State for Power, New & Renewable Energy, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Raj Kumar Singh today reiterated the commitment of the central government to ensure ... Read More


Conducting BDC polls in J&K a historical step: Anurag Thakur

Jammu, Jan. 19 -- Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Singh Thakur today said that Jammu and Kashmir has suffered immensely due to the historical mistakes, and this has h... Read More


Smoking kills: Over 23 percent population hooked to tobacco products in valley

Srinagar, Jan. 19 -- A quarter of the valley's population is hooked to the destructive habit of tobacco consumption. Official data of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) accessed by The Kashmir Monito... Read More


Prepaid mobile services restored in JK

Jammu, Jan. 18 -- Voice and SMS facility on all local pre-paid sim cards across the Union Territory of J&K shall be restored today. This was stated by the Principal Secretary Planning, Rohit Kansal, ... Read More


Grassroots democracy:It is raining sops for Panches and Sarpanches in J&K

Srinagar, Jan. 17 -- From insurance cover to paid holiday, Jammu and Kashmir government has gone all out to open purse strings for Panchayat representatives in the Union Territory. At least 35 Sarpan... Read More


Penal action, huge fines proposed:Govt goes hammer and tongs against power thieves

Srinagar, Jan. 17 -- Beware consumers! If you are caught stealing power, you may have to face penal action and shell-out huge fines. Official documents accessed by The Kashmir Monitor reveal that the... Read More


Police 'solves' two grenade attack cases;Five JeM cadres arrested

Srinagar, Jan. 17 -- Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) module by arresting five persons who were allegedly involved in two grenade attacks in Srinagar. Deputy Inspec... Read More


Adv Bhatnagar calls for judicious use of water throughout JK

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar released the annual calendar 2020 of Departments of Public Health Engineering and Irrigation & Flood Control here today. The ... Read More


Rs 4 crore released for strengthening power infrastructure in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- The Srinagar administration Thursday released Rs 4 crore to the Power Development Department for strengthening power distribution network in various areas of the district. The fu... Read More