Trooper killed along LoC in Kupwara

Trooper killed along LoC in Kupwara

Baramulla: An army soldier was killed on Wednesday during exchange of firing between India and Pakistan forces along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Keran village in Kupwara, police said. An official said that troopers belonging to 5/9 GR unit were on patrol when they came under fire from Pakistan side near the Pimple […]

Katyanwali high school faces staff crunch, most classes remain unattended

Katyanwali high school faces staff crunch, most classes remain unattended

Baramulla: A high school situated five kilometers from district headquarters and the chambers of chief education officer is lacking staff, facilities and quality education. The Government High School Katyanwali has 10 teachers for over 200 students studying in classes from LKG to class X. Most classes remain unattended during working days due to dearth of […]

Chandilora-Ratnipora road repairs delayed for ‘political tussle’

Chandilora-Ratnipora road repairs delayed for ‘political tussle’

Baramulla: The people from dozens of villages of Tangmarg area of Baramulla district are up in arms against the authorities for alleged delay in macdamization of Chandilora-Ratnipora road for many months. The people had been given to understand that the road blacktopping would be done in June but it eventually hit a roadblock. They alleged […]

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Srinagar: The arrmy on Saturday claimed to have killed two militants in Machil village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district along the Line of Control. An army statement said the militants were killed in an infiltration bid and two weapons were recovered from them. As Machil village lies along the border, nothing could be ascertained independently. […]

Abu Ismail, Qasim buried silently

Abu Ismail, Qasim buried silently

Baramulla: Two non-Kashmiri Lashkar militants, Abu Ismail and Abu Qasim, killed on Thursday afternoon in Nowgam area in the outskirts of Srinagar, were buried in martyrs’ graveyard in Gantmulla area along the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road. Villagers said that bodies of the two militants were shifted to police lines Baramulla where from they were shifted to police […]

School damaged in 2014 floods awaits repairs in Tangmarg

School damaged in 2014 floods awaits repairs in Tangmarg

Baramulla: Three years ago the government middle school (GMS) Abora in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district was damaged in flashfloods but repairs have not been carried out after the students of the school were shifted to high school Abora. Locals said that a portion of GMS Abora was completely damaged when a gush […]

HM ‘recruiter’ nabbed in Baramulla

HM ‘recruiter’ nabbed in Baramulla

Baramulla: Baramulla police claimed to have arrested an over-ground worker Ishtiaq Ahmed Wani who was wanted for allegedly motivating and instigating young boys of Pattan and Palhallan areas to join Hizbul Mujahideen. Due to continuous pressure by police and other security agencies most of the militants who were active in north Kashmir have been neutralized […]

Three injured in road mishap in Tangmarg

Baramulla: At least three persons were injured on Wednesday when a car (Maruti 800) bearing registration number JK01E/7847 met with an accident at Wusan crossing near Dhobiwan on Srinagar-Gulmarg road in Tangmarg area. Police said that the injured were moved to nearby hospital for treatment. Two of them were referred two Srinagar for specialized treatment. […]

Regular traffic jam irks people on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Regular traffic jam irks people on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Baramulla: Regular traffic jam that last for hours on Srinagar Baramulla highway irks drivers and passengers equally. Many complain that they fail to reach their offices in time. Transporters say that shopkeepers have occupied parts of the roads and completely taken over pavements on the highway in Pattan, Singpora, Sangrama, Deluna and Baramulla town. This […]

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