Legal awareness camp held at Sumbal

Sumbal: Police is legally bound to produce an accused before court within 24 hours of his or her arrest, a judicial officer said here on Wednesday. Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora, and chairman legal services Bandipora, S K Baghat said this while addressing an awareness camp, organized by Legal Service Authority in collaboration with Sadabahar, an […]

Man awarded 3-year imprisonment for sexual assault on minor

Man awarded 3-year imprisonment for sexual assault on minor

Sumbal: A court here on Tuesday convicted and sentenced a man to three years imprisonment for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy in 2002. The court of Sub-judicial magistrate Manzoor Hussain also imposed a fine of Rs 5000 on convict, Feroz Ahmad Khan, a resident of Khathpora Hajin here, and ordered it to be paid to […]

Protesters lock down hospital in Naidkhai

Protesters lock down hospital in Naidkhai

Bandipora: A group of people on Friday held demonstrations and attempted to lock a group of paramedical staff in a room at primary Health Centre Naidkhai Sonawari in Bandipora district for an hour alleging that continuous absence of doctors in the hospital has been adversely affecting the patient care system. Witness said that after locking […]

Hajin, adjoining areas demand office complex

Hajin, adjoining areas demand office complex

Hajin: Residents of Hajin town and its adjoining areas in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district are demanding a centralized office complex at Hajin town for smooth conduct of official businesses in the area. The locals said that it was their legitimate demand and they have appealed to the authorities to establish the office. The land spread […]

PSA slapped on TeH’s Hajin activist for second time

PSA slapped on TeH’s Hajin activist for second time

Hajin: The district magistrate Bandipora on Thursday issued orders to book Tehreek-e- Hurriyat activist Abdul Hamid Parray under Public Safety Act for his alleged involvement in organizing anti-India protests. Parray who is Tehsil president of the party has been booked under PSA. His family said that Parray was detained under the draconian law for the […]

Hajin lady succumbs to burn injuries at SMHS

Hajin lady succumbs to burn injuries at SMHS

Hajin: A teenage girl died in accidental fire when oil spilled from kerosene stove caught fire and burned her body. The lady was admitted to hospital where she succumbed. 0The deceased has been identified as Suhana Nisar (16), daughter of Nissar Ahmad Parray, a resident of Khos Mohallah Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The […]

Protests in Sumbal after army vehicle hits load carrier

Protests in Sumbal after army vehicle hits load carrier

Sumbal: Four persons were injured, two of them critically, after a speeding army vehicle hit a load carrier near Dangerpora area of Sumbal in Bandipora district on Tuesday. The speeding army vehicle hit the load carrier driven by Mohammad Maqbool of Nowgam Sumbal resulting into injuries to four persons. The incident triggered protests in the […]

Protests against PDD in Hajin

Protests against PDD in Hajin

Hajin: Residents of Syed Mohalah Hajin in Bandipora district staged a protest against the Power Development Department (PDD) on Monday demanding a higher capacity power transformer.   The protesters even brought along the faulty transformer and blocked the Hajin Sopore road for almost an hour and later staged a sit-in outside the PDD office Sumbal. A […]

Residents protest water shortage

Residents protest water shortage

Hajin: The residents of Vijpara Tehsil of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora districtTuesday staged protests at Hajin Tundpora against non-availability of drinking water in their locality. Raising slogans against Public Health Engineering (PHE) department, scores of men and women gathered near Tundpora and blocked Hajin –Srinagar road to press for their demands. “We are facing […]

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