Protest at Gund Khwaja Qasim

Protest at Gund Khwaja Qasim

Baramulla: People of Gund Khawja Qasim Pattan protested against roads and buildings department and blocked Srinagar Muzafarabad road at Pattan on Monday. During protests the protesters also seized a road-roller of R&B department and were chanting slogans against contractor and R&B department. The protesters alleged that the contractor did not use sufficient and quality material […]

Pak militant buried in Baramulla

Pak militant buried in Baramulla

Baramulla: The body of the Pakistani militant who was killed by Indian forces in Tral on Saturday was buried in the graveyard used for non-local militants at Gantamulla in Baramulla along the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road. Some locals and policemen buried the body on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. Soon after the news of the […]

Hizb recruitment module busted in Pattan: police

Hizb recruitment module busted in Pattan: police

Baramulla: Police in Baramulla assisted by Indian security agencies have busted a module of Hizbul Mujahideen which has been active in the area. This module was being spearheaded by Hizbul Mujahideen commander Parvez Wani alias Mubashir, resident of Gagloora Handwara, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain said in a press conference on […]

Rabies outbreak among cattle in Tangmarg

Rabies outbreak among cattle in Tangmarg

Baramulla: About two dozen domestic animals including cows, sheep and goats have died in villages across Tangmarg area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district over the past two weeks due to rabies. Villagers in Wussan, Bangil and other adjoining villages said that rabies broke out among their livestock due to dog bites. They feared that humans […]

Hajj training at Palahallan and Buran

Hajj training at Palahallan and Buran

Baramulla: Two programs for Haj pilgrims were held at Palhallan and Buran areas of Pattan on Sunday in which scores of Haj pilgrims of different villages of Pattan area participated. The programs were organised by Baitul Mukarram Yateem Khana Palhallan Pattan and Darul Aloom Noor-ul- Harman Buran Pattan The pilgrims of the area were given […]

Three weeks after accident Gulmarg Gandola awaits resumption

Three weeks after accident Gulmarg Gandola awaits resumption

Baramulla: Three weeks after seven people including four tourists were killed in an accident on the Gandola cable car at Gulmarg, caused by a tree fall on the cable, the Gondola is yet to resume its operations. While the cable car corporation has lost more than a crore rupees in terms of lost revenue in […]

NS bridge blocks in Uri

NS bridge blocks in Uri

BARAMULLA: Fast winds and rains triggered landslides to block Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway on Tuesday morning near Nand Singh bridge (NS bridge) at Uri resulting blockade of traffic movement. The BEACON authorities later pressed their men and machinery to action to clear the road. The locals said the lack of proper protection walls on the upper side […]

Damaged in 2005 earthquake, Zethan hospital building craves for attention

Damaged in 2005 earthquake, Zethan hospital building craves for attention

Baramulla: More than a decade has passed since a devastating earthquake damaged the building of health sub-center at Zethan village in Rafiabad pocket of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district but the authorities have failed to reconstruct the building causing innumerable hardships to the local population. The residents of Zithan, Dogripora, Dalri and adjacent villages say that […]

Kashmiri army driver dies from cardiac arrest in Tangmarg

Kashmiri army driver dies from cardiac arrest in Tangmarg

BARAMULLA: A Kashmiri driver working for the army died due to cardiac arrest on Sunday morning in Tangmarg area of district Baramulla. The trooper was identified as Bashir Ahmad Ganie, 36, son of Mohammad Assadullah Gani of Boniyar Uri. He belonged to the 161 TA headquarter company. Officials said that an army convoy was on […]