News Topic:Brick Kilns

Pulwama’s Zadoora residents protest against establishment of brick kiln

Locals of Zadoora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday protested against the establishment of a new brick kiln in the area.

Brick kiln owners continue to fleece buyers across Kashmir

Despite being penalized from time to time, the brick kiln owners across Kashmir have been looting customers at will while the government is acting as a mute spectator.

Five brick kiln owners fined for looting consumers in south Kashmir

Authorities imposed hefty fine on the owners of brick kiln owners who were selling the bricks on the higher rates in Pulwama and Shopian.

65k fine slapped against brick kiln owners in Pulwama

PULWAMA — A team comprising Assistant Controller Legal Metrology and officials from Revenue Department today slapped a fine of Rs 65,000 against few brick...

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, brick prices shoot up in Valley

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, the brick kiln owners have resorted to price hike in Kashmir Valley as one Tipper load of bricks costs around Rs 30,000 as against the original price of 18,000 per 3,000 bricks.

Allow us to resume our business, brick kiln owners plead

At a time when authorities are easing restrictions on business, brick kiln business is still shut, much to the distress of kiln owners.

COVID-19: Labour migration shoots up brick prices in Valley

Prices of bricks have shot up by about Rs 12,000 following the migration of non-local labourers in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Govt’s plan to import fresh labour force risky, Pulwama locals say

Amid COVID-19 pandemic situation and subsequent lockdown, locals of Pulwama district in south Kashmir have accused the Divisional Administration and the local Labour Department of having double standards while dealing with the migrant labour issue.

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Court asks ACB to file status report about alleged Ayushman Bharat Scam

A local court has extended the time for the Anti-Corruption Bureau Jammu to submit the latest status about the alleged scam in Ayushman Bharat Jan Arogya Scheme.
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4000 Constable vacancies in J&K Police: DGP Dilbagh Singh

The Director General of Police (DGP) for Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbagh Singh, on Wednesday said that there is a notable shortfall of approximately 4,000 constables.

Explosion leaves eight non-locals injured in Anantnag

At least seven migrant workers sustained burn injuries and a few shops were damaged after a blast inside a vehicle in Anantnag district on Wednesday morning.

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Scientists sound alarm: Asia's food security threatened as vital bee pollinators face peril. Urgent action needed to protect critical ecosystem services.

Shia Muslims observe Ashura in Pulwama with communal support and devotion

In Gangoo area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the Shia Muslim community observed the sacred occasion of Ashura on Saturday with heartfelt mourning.