Sheeri residents aghast at blocked sewer

Baramulla: Residents and shopkeepers in Sheeri market of Baramulla district are aghast at the district administration and BEACON for not maintaining a drain running through the market. The shopkeepers said that the drain has been clogged from several years and BEACON authorities fail to clean it. They said that they approached the officials of district […]

Colleges shut for 4th day in Kupwara

BARAMULLA: Colleges and higher secondary schools in Kupwara district remained shut for fourth day on Monday after the killing of a college student in an alleged fake encounter last week. The district administration had ordered suspension of class work, to prevent potential student protests. Others schools, however, resumed classes on Monday. Last week, a final […]

Pakistani militants buried in Baramulla

Pakistani militants buried in Baramulla

Baramulla: All the three Jaish-e-Mohammad militants, identified by police as Pakistani nationals, who were killed in the encounter at Police Lines Pulwama were buried in Baramulla district by police and civilians of the area. Reports said that police shifted the bodies of the three militants to Police Lines Baramulla on Saturday night and then the […]

Baramulla traders demand reconstruction of bridge damaged in 2014 floods

Baramulla traders demand reconstruction of bridge damaged in 2014 floods

Baramulla: The people of the different areas of old town Baramulla staged a protest for administration’s failure to reconstruct the SRTC Bridge damaged in 2014 floods. On Saturday, shopkeepers at Iqbal Market closed their shops and marched in protest to the deputy commissioner’s office here. The protesters, holding ply cards and banners, sat in front […]

Amid shutdown mourners throng slain youth’s village

Amid shutdown mourners throng slain youth’s village

Srinagar: Amid shutdown against the killing of a civilian in an alleged staged encounter, people in large numbers thronged Daril Payeen village in Tarathpora Handwara, to offer condolences to the family of slain youth Shahid Bashir Mir. The 23-year-old was killed on Tuesday by army and in Hangikote forests some 10 kilometers far from his […]

30 doctors terminated in one week: health minister

30 doctors terminated in one week: health minister

Baramulla: J&K’s minister of Health Services, Bali Bagat, on Wednesday said that the department has terminated at least 30 doctors from Jammu and Kashmir who work outside or have been absent from their duties without unauthorised. He also said that the department was going to frame a new policy in health department that we will […]

Police recovered 20 cell phones from inmates of Baramulla jail

Police recovered 20 cell phones from inmates of Baramulla jail

Baramulla: Police on Tuesday night raided and recovered at least 20 cell phones from inmates of district jail Baramulla, police sources said. A joint operation was conducted by police and jail authorities Tuesday night in sub-jail Baramulla after receiving information about the use of cell phones in the jail premises, sources said. A case has […]

Ex-min Mohiudin Sofi passes away

Ex-min Mohiudin Sofi passes away

Baramulla: Former minister in Jammu and Kashmir government and senior PDP leader Sofi Ghulam Mohiudin of Handwara area passed away on Tuesday morning after a brief illness, family sources said. They said Sofi was shifted to SKIMS on Monday for advanced treatment but he breathed his last at the hospital at around 9am Tuesday. Sofi […]