Two brothers drown in Jehlem at Boniyar

Two brothers drown in Jehlem at Boniyar

Baramulla: Two brothers were drowned in Jhelum on Friday morning in Manzgam area of Boniyar Baramulla. Local residents said, Tanveer Ahmad Teli, 25, and his younger brother Zahoor Ahmad Teli, 20, sons of Mohammad Jamal Teli of Manzgam village of Tehsil Boniyar were washing their sheep on the river banks when a current of water […]

Streetlights go dysfunctional soon after installation at Pattan

Streetlights go dysfunctional soon after installation at Pattan

Baramulla: The street lights installed by the local municipal committee in Pattan town of north Kashmir went dysfunctional a week after the installation causing severe public resentment. Locals said that last week municipal committee Pattan installed street lights in the town for illumination. However half of the installed lights went dysfunctional indicating their poor quality. […]

Army’s massive search operation in north Kashmir forests

Army’s massive search operation in north Kashmir forests

Baramulla: Two days after a group of militants escaped from Hafrada forest range in Handwara area of Kupwara district, soldiers from different units of the army began a massive search operation in all the forest ranges from Handwara to Rafiabad in Baramulla. Reports said that the soldiers are searching every possible place in the forests […]

Power lines on Chinar pose threat at DC office

Power lines on Chinar pose threat at DC office

BARAMULLA: A dense mesh of power transmission lines woven through a Chinar tree in the premises of DC Office Baramulla is putting the lives of visitors at risk, where people have already had a narrow escape, once, at the busy spot, after a short circuit on the lines. “We approached the concerned department quite a […]

4 militants, 3 soldiers killed in gunfight along LoC in Kupwara

4 militants, 3 soldiers killed in gunfight along LoC in Kupwara

Kupwara: Four militants and three Indian Army soldiers were killed in a gunfight that began Saturday afternoon along the Line of Control near the army’s Nowgam base camp in Kupwara district. Official sources in the army said that a group of non-local infiltrators tried to sneak into this side of the LoC on Saturday afternoon. […]

27 students awarded Hafiz-e-Quran certificate

27 students awarded Hafiz-e-Quran certificate

Baramulla: Darul-Uloom Sheeri awarded Hafiz e Quran certificate to 27 students at a grand function on Sunday, management of the seminary said. Three girls were also awarded with the certificate of Aalima at the function. The school management said that these students took years to complete their course. A similar function was held at Madrasa […]

Woman injured in bear attack

Woman injured in bear attack

Baramulla: A woman was mauled by a black bear in Handwara area of north Kashmir on Sunday. Reports said that a woman Shameema Bano, 40, wife of Abdul Rashid Poswal of Monbal area of Langate was working at her orchards when a black bear attacked her. The locals working in the vicinity chased away the […]

Qir’at competition held at Pattan

Qir’at competition held at Pattan

Baramulla: Hundreds of students from different government and private educational institutes of district Baramulla participated in a Seerat and Qirat cum Naat Competition organised by Firdous Educational Institute Tapar Pattan In Seerat competition Iqra Fayaz from Pioneer Public School got first postion, while Aamir Hameed from Welkin Public School and Hilal Ahmad of Liyaqat Public […]

700 Kanals of poppy destroyed in Baramulla

700 Kanals of poppy destroyed in Baramulla

Baramulla: Department of Excise has destroyed 700 kanals of poppy in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district in the last few days. An official said that a team of officials headed by excise and taxation officer North Kashmir range Sajad Ahmad destroyed 700 kanals of poppy in Palhalan and in other areas of north Kashmirs Baramulla district […]

Chargesheet produced against Handwara acid attack accused

Chargesheet produced against Handwara acid attack accused

Handwara: Police on Friday produced chargesheet against the youth accused of throwing acid on a girl last month, in the court of additional and sessions judge Handwara. Ajaz Ahmad Dar son of Gulam Hassan Dar had allegedly thrown acid on a girl with the assistance of Mohd Abass Najar son of Mohammad Yaqoub Najar, both […]

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