7 killed in Gulmarg Gondola accident

7 killed in Gulmarg Gondola accident

Baramulla: Seven people including four tourists and two local tourist guides were killed in an accident on the “Gulmarg Gondola” cable car on Sunday afternoon. Official sources said that a giant Fir (Budloo) tree fell on the gondola cable due to strong winds and it made the gondola cabin 7 skid off the cable and […]

Bank customers protest against SBI in Uri

Bank customers protest against SBI in Uri

BARAMULLA: Hundreds of people at border town Uri of district Baramulla Saturday morning staged a protest against the closure of State Bank of India (SBI) in the town. The protesting people blocked Srinagar-Muzafarabad road for some time at main market and shouted slogans alleging that ahead of Eid-ul-Fiter and even after government directing bank authorities […]

ATMs defunct in Baramulla

ATMs defunct in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Most of the ATMs of Jammu and Kashmir Bank were defunct since morning throughout the day on Friday here in several areas of Baramulla district resulting in people facing problems. “There are about a dozen ATMs of Jammu and Kashmir Bank at different locations but all the machines were either defunct since morning or […]

Thousands visited militant’s home to pay homage

Thousands visited militant’s home to pay homage

Baramulla: Thousands of men and women from Pattan, Sangrama, and Hygam areas visited the home of Basit Ahmad Mir of Andergam Pattan, a Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant killed by the government forces in Sopore on Wednesday. People poured into the neighbourhood in groups to pay rich tribute to the 20-year-old militant and visited the nearby graveyard to […]

Idea of ‘sacrifice’ fascinated Basit

Idea of ‘sacrifice’ fascinated Basit

Baramulla: When the body of Basit Ahmad Mir, son of Mohammad Ahsan Mir of Andergam Pattan, reached his home at about noon on Wednesday, thousands of people were already gathered there. They shouted anti-India and pro-freedom slogans and almost jumped upon one another to have a last glimpse of his face. A large procession took […]

Speeding army vehicle hits motorcyclists

Speeding army vehicle hits motorcyclists

Baramulla: Clashes broke out in Rafiabad area of Baramulla on Tuesday when an army vehicle hit and injured two youths riding a motorcycle. Reports said that one of the vehicles in an army convoy hit a motorcycle on Baramulla Kupwara road on Tuesday morning near Nadihal village. The vehicle knocked down the two-wheeler injuring Asif […]

Gingle Lachipora road in shambles

Gingle Lachipora road in shambles

Baramulla: The link road connecting Bijhama and Lachipora areas of Uri with Srinagar-Muzafarabad highway in Baramulla district is in pathetic condition from past several years with authorities ignoring its repairs. Local residents said that the condition of the road was a continuous pain for people. The 10-kilometer long road connects Bijhama, Nilosa, Lachipora, Braripora and […]

Pak army, locals celebrate cricket win along LOC

Pak army, locals celebrate cricket win along LOC

BARAMULLA: Soon after Pakistan cricket team defeated India in ICC Champions Trophy final match by 180 runs, the Pakistani army posted along the line of control in Uri fired hundreds of bullets in air to celebrate the win while the local villagers of Pakistani administration Kashmir (PaK) living along the line of control celebrated the […]

Interview for Class IV candidates of Baramulla district

Interview for Class IV candidates of Baramulla district

BARAMULLA: According to Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, the interview for the post of Class IV, 2006 8th pass left outs, which was earlier postponed shall now be held on 29-06-2016. However the interview of the candidates who have missed their interview for the above mentioned posts shall start from 01-07-2017 for which the schedule has been […]

Slain cops laid to rest, people aghast at killings

Slain cops laid to rest, people aghast at killings

Baramulla: Slain policeman Shariq Ahmad Lone, who was among the six policemen killed in a militant attack in South Kashmir on Friday, was laid to rest in his local graveyard in Mahin Ferozpora area of Tangmarg district late Friday night. Locals said his body reached his home at about 1 am Friday night and was […]

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