Man killed in motorcycle accident in Awantipora

AWANTIPORA: A man was killed and another injured when the motorcycle they were riding collided with a cart in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, police said. Javid Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmad resident of Banderpora Awantipora was ridiing pillion on the motorcycle driven by Firdous Ahmad son of Ghulam Nabi […]

3 braid-chopping incidents in Pulwama villages

3 braid-chopping incidents in Pulwama villages

PULWAMA: Protests erupted in Pahoo village in Pulwama district against an incident of braid-chopping of a 23-year-old woman, even as two other incidents of braid-chopping were reported in the district on Saturday. Scores of protesters took to the streets, blocked the Srinagar-Pulwama road, and raised slogans against braid-chopping. According to eyewitnesses, hundreds of vehicles were […]

Chanpora boy killed in road accident at Panthachowk

Chanpora boy killed in road accident at Panthachowk

SRINAGAR: A young boy riding a motorcycle was killed after being hit by a “speeding” tipper in Panthachowk on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday. Police officials told Kashmir Reader that the accident took place near the SBI ATM at Zewan Chowk between the truck and the motorcycle resulting into serious injures to the motorcyclist. […]

Acute water crisis in Pampore, officials enjoy holidays

Acute water crisis in Pampore, officials enjoy holidays

Pampore: The residents of Pampore town in Pulwama district are up in arms against the local administration for failing to resolve the issue of water crisis in the area. Mushtaq Ahmad, a resident of Kadlabal, told the Kashmir Reader that the area is facing acute water shortage for last five days. “The water taps are […]

Srinagar youth dies in Pampore road mishap

Srinagar youth dies in Pampore road mishap

Pampore: A youth from Srinagar died after a tipper he was travelling in turned turtle in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district late on Saturday evening. The accident happened when the driver of the Tipper bearing registration number JK04B-1155 with one person onboard turned turtle Saturday at 10 pm near Patrol Pump Saboora, resulting […]

CRPF constable commits suicide in Pampore

CRPF constable commits suicide in Pampore

PAMPORE: A CRPF constable shot himself to death with his service rifle during duty in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning, police said. Panic gripped the grid station Pampore after firing shots were heard in the CRPF camp. The CRPF personnel rushed towards the spot and found a constable lying in […]

Grenade blast aftermath: Shutdown on third civilian’s death

Grenade blast aftermath: Shutdown on third civilian’s death

TRAL: Normal life came to a grinding halt in Tral sub-district of south Kashmir on Thursday as complete shutdown was observed to mourn the death of third civilian injured in the recent grenade blast. Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh, 35, a resident of Tral-e-Payeen was critically injured in a grenade blast on September 21 and succumbed to […]