Demanding development, Handwara shuts down

Demanding development, Handwara shuts down

Baramulla: Handwara town in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district observed shutdown for the second consecutive day on Friday against the government’s “failure” to provide the basic facilities to the people. The shutdown was called by Traders Federation Handwara. All the shops and other business establishments including petrol pumps and private offices remained off while the traffic […]

Search op resisted in Palhalan, many injured

Search op resisted in Palhalan, many injured

Baramulla: Seven people, a woman doctor among them, and several forces were injured during a clash between government forces and local people in Palhalan area of Baramulla district. Eyewitness said army and police cordoned off Tantraypora area in Palhalan after zuhr prayers and started a search operation. But local residents, mostly youths, assembled near Masjid […]

Police claim Hizb network in Sopore, Baramulla busted

Police claim Hizb network in Sopore, Baramulla busted

Baramulla: Police Saturday claimed they busted a network of people who had been spearheading militant activities and recruiting youths into militancy in Baramulla and Sopore. North Kashmir range deputy inspector general of police Nitish Kumar told a press conference that the police busted the network after the arrest of “Hizb militant Irshad Ahmad Shah of […]

Youth held for posting ‘wrong info on FB’

Youth held for posting ‘wrong info on FB’

Baramulla: The police have arrested a youth, Sajad Ahmad Tantray son of Mohammad Maqbool Tantray of Vilgam, Handwara, on charges of spreading rumours. Sub-divisional police officer Handwara Shabir Ahmad Khan said Sajad has been arrested for “sharing wrong information/messages on social networking sites that was inciting violence in the area.” He said the police are […]

Residents protest lack of doctors at PHC Kalantara

Residents protest lack of doctors at PHC Kalantara

BARAMULLA: The people of Kalantara area of Kreeri in Baramulla district on Saturday staged a protest in front of Public Health Centre Kalantara alleging non-availability of doctors and other important facilities at the health centre. The protestors alleged that two posts of doctors were vacant from a long time at the health centre forcing the […]

Pattan police solves murder mystery

Pattan police solves murder mystery

Baramulla: Pattan police on Friday claimed to have solved the murder case of 25-year-old youth Zakir Ahmad whose bullet riddled body was found in November last year in a mysterious condition along the roadside on outskirts of the village. The body bore gunshot wounds on chest and prima facie appeared to be the case of […]

Five coaching centers closed in Baramulla

Five coaching centers closed in Baramulla

Baramulla: On the directions of district magistrate Baramulla, a checking squad conducted a surprise inspection of various coaching centers functioning in district Baramulla and took stock of facilities being provided to students. During the visit the team of officers found that some tuition centers were running without proper registration besides non-availability of basic facilities and […]

12 Shops gutted in Kupwara

12 Shops gutted in Kupwara

Kupwara: At least 12 shops were gutted in Milyal area of Kralpora Kupwara on Sunday night, officials said. They said that fire broke in one of the shops and engulfed at least 12 shops in which goods worth crores of rupees were damaged. The cause of fire could not be ascertained. President traders Federation Kralpora […]

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