13 employees of Pampore municipal committee suspended

13 employees of Pampore municipal committee suspended

PAMPORE: Director Urban Local Bodies, Kashmir Riyaz Wani placed thirteen employees of Municipal Committee Pampore under suspension for their unauthorised absence from duties Thursday. Wani was on a unscheduled visit to the office, when he found the staff absent. “Basically I had come to check the sanitation which I found was not up to mark […]

Girl missing from Nowgam

Girl missing from Nowgam

SRINAGAR: A 16-year-old girl was reported missing from Nowgam area of outskirts Srinagar district since Thursday morning, police said. Athar Ahmad, resident of Mehbooba Colony Nowgam, told police that her daughter, Usma Akhtar was missing after she left home on Thursday morning, SHO Nowgam Sheikh Manzoor Ahmad told Kashmir Reader . Police have launched a […]

Pulwama shuts for 2nd consecutive day

Pulwama shuts for 2nd consecutive day

PULWAMA: A complete shutdown was observed in several parts of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on second consecutive day on Friday to mourn the death of three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a civilian who were killed by government forces on Thursday. The three militants identified as Majid Hameed Mir, Shakir Ahmad Jugjoo, and Irshad Ahmad Dar were […]

Militants attack CRPF camp in Tral

Militants attack CRPF camp in Tral

Pampore: Militants attacked a CRPF camp in Tral Bala area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district with grenades and gunfire on Tuesday evening. There were no reports of casualties till the filing of this report. Police said that 180 Bn. Camp of the paramilitary CRPF came under heavy attack from suspected militants, who hurled at least […]

Pampore march foiled: Town remains shut for fifth day

Pampore march foiled: Town remains shut for fifth day

PAMPORE: The government forces thrashed a group of youngsters in Pampore who had arrived to take part in the fourth day mourning rituals of slain Lashkar-e- Toiba (LeT) militant Adil Mushtaq Mir alias Abu Turab alias Nana Bhai who was killed in an encounter in Kulgam district on Friday. A complete shutdown was observed in […]

8 injured in clashes at Anantnag, shutdown in Kulgam, Pampore

8 injured in clashes at Anantnag, shutdown in Kulgam, Pampore

Anantnag: A complete shutdown was observed for the third consecutive day on Monday in Kulgam district, parts of Anantnag district, and in Pampore to mourn the killings of three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants. In main town Kulgam, Yaripora, Khudwani, Waimoh and many adjoining villages a complete shutdown was observed. Business establishments, offices, colleges and schools remained closed […]

Civilian critically injured in forces firing

Civilian critically injured in forces firing

PULWAMA: A man was critically injured allegedly in forces firing near Drobgam village of Pulwama district on Monday evening. He was identified as Altaf Ahmed Dar of Pakharpora. Dar immediately rushed to district hospital Pulwama where from he was referred to SMHS Hospital Srinagar on the basis of severity of his injuries. “He had been […]

Janata Dal worker shot dead in his house

Janata Dal worker shot dead in his house

Pulwama: A Janata Dal United (JDU) worker was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Saturday evening at Arrubagh, Pingalana, in south Kashmir. The JDU worker identified as Ajaz Ahmad Malik, 24), son of Ali Mohammad, was shot inside his house by the gunmen, police said. The police said Malik was shot in the right side […]