Bridge beam collapses during construction in Uri

Bridge beam collapses during construction in Uri

Baramulla: An under-construction bridge in Uri suffered damage when one of its giant iron beams fell down few days ago. The bridge at Peerniyan area in Uri has been under construction for last nine years, and would connect villages of Bimyar and Pehipora. According to local residents, the iron beam got detached from the cable […]

Husband arrested for killing wife in Handwara

Husband arrested for killing wife in Handwara

Handwara: Police in Handwara have arrested a man for allegedly killing his wife a year after their marriage. Police said they would approach the district magistrate for exhumation of the body for post mortem. The person identified as Sajad Ahmad Khan son of Miskeen Khan, a resident of Puthwari village of Handwara has been arrested […]

Man eater leopard killed by wildlife officials in Uri

Baramulla: Wildlife officials killed a man eater leopard in Uri area of Baramulla district on Thursday evening. Wildlife Warden north Kashmir Mohammad Sadiq said that several teams of wildlife department were sent to the Cholan forest range under range officer Mushtaq Ahmad in Uri after a four-year-old girl child Uzma was lifted and killed by […]

Kashmir: Militant, soldier killed in gunfight

Kashmir: Militant, soldier killed in gunfight

Baramulla: A militant and an army soldier were killed in fresh gunfight that broke out on Wednesday in Keran village along the Line of Control in Kupwara district. The army spokesperson confirmed the killing of soldier and a militant, who he said was part of a group infiltrating from across the border. Official sources said […]

Pattan farmers agitated against non-availability of seeds

Pattan farmers agitated against non-availability of seeds

Baramulla: Farmers of different areas of Pattan area of district Baramulla are up in arms against agriculture department that according to the farmers has failed to provide them agriculture seeds. A group of farmers said that they visited the nearby agriculture office for ‘high quality’ seeds but it failed to provide them the seeds, due […]

Leopard kills minor girl in Uri

Leopard kills minor girl in Uri

Baramulla: A leopard killed a five year old girl in Uri area of Baramulla on Monday. The victim has been identified as Uzma Jan (5) daughter of Mohammad Iqbal Shah of village Choolan. Police sources said she went missing on Monday evening and her headless body was found in nearby forests by a joint team […]

Police tightens noose on drug peddlers, heroin seized, 3 arrested

Police tightens noose on drug peddlers, heroin seized, 3 arrested

Baramulla: Police in Baramulla on Monday said that in the continuous campaign against drug menace, Police Station Sheeri apprehended two drug smugglers Mudasir Ahmad War son of Gulam Ahmad War and Muhammad Amin Sheikh son of Muhammad Ramzan Sheikh residents of Wahipora Handwara and recovered one kilogram of combined quantity of heroin and brown sugar […]

Residents protest against erratic power, water supply

Baramulla: Residents of Kunzer area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday staged a protest demonstration on Srinagar- Gulmarg road against the acute water shortage and erratic power supply in the area. Reports said, a large number of people including women and children of Kunzar area hit the road and shouted slogans against PHE department […]

Pakistani militants buried in Baramulla

Pakistani militants buried in Baramulla

Baramulla: The six Pakistani militants who were killed in Hajin were buried here on Sunday in the Gantamulla graveyard where the government buries non-local militants. In the afternoon, some locals and policemen of police station Sheeri dug six graves in the graveyard. In the evening the police brought all the six bodies and buried them […]

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