Relatives of slain Kupwara goldsmith protest, demand his body

Relatives of slain Kupwara goldsmith protest, demand his body

KUPWARA: The family members and relatives of murdered goldsmith Tariq Ahmed Malik staged a protest outside the DC office in Kupwara district on Wednesday and demanded his body. Tariq Ahmad, a gold smith from Kupwara, went missing from 26 December last year from his shop at Sopore town. Recently Sopore police arrested four persons in […]

Baramulla villages protest against PDD, PHE dept

Baramulla villages protest against PDD, PHE dept

BARAMULLA: The residents from four villages – Watergam, Achabal, Thaggund and Baharmpora in district Baramulla on Wednesday staged a protest and blocked Baramulla-Kupwara highway for hours to mark their anguish against PDD and PHE departments. Protesters said that they are facing acute shortage of drinking water and power supply. Protesting people raised slogans against both […]

4 residential houses gutted in Uri

BARAMULLA: At least four residential houses were gutted in a fire incident in Boniyar Uri in north Kashmirs Baramulla district on Wednesday. Local sources said that fire broke out in one residential house on Wednesday afternoon and it damaged 25 rooms, four houses within no time. The house of Abdul Aziz Malik, Ayaz Ahmad Malik, […]

DC Bla flags off farmers for training

DC Bla flags off farmers for training

BARAMULLA: In a bid to impart necessary agricultural training among farmers under ATMA scheme, the Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash on Tuesday flagged off a team of 40 farmers for an agricultural tour to the SKUAST Shalimar, Srinagar for one day training programme. The programme organised by horticulture department, in which farmers from […]

Family of AMU scholar turned Hizb militant appeal him to return

Family of AMU scholar turned Hizb militant appeal him to return

Baramulla/Aligarh (UP): The family of Manan Bashir Wani, 26, a PhD scholar expelled on Monday from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) following reports alleging he may have joined a militant group, has appealed to their son to return to their home in Tikipora of Lolab area in Kupwara district, even as a photograph of him holding […]

Army soldier shoots himself in Uri, Police register case

Army soldier shoots himself in Uri, Police register case

BARAMULLA: An army soldier shot himself with service weapon in Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday morning. Police sources said that a soldier identified as Subba Roy of 8 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) was posted in Gawalan area of Uri when he fired upon himself with service rifle. His colleagues shifted him to […]

Shutdown in Kralpora against Health department

Shutdown in Kralpora against Health department

KUPWARA: Residents of Kralpora area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district observed a shutdown against shortage of doctors at sub-district hospital (SDH) Kralpora. Most of the shops, including medical shops remained shut in the area. President Traders Federation Kralpora Mohammad Amin told Kashmir Reader that despite having good infrastructure including an operation theatre the shortage of […]

Police bust module using fake army documents for procuring SIM cards

Police bust module using fake army documents for procuring SIM cards

Baramulla: A module of overground workers involved in procuring SIM cards for militants by using fake stamps and forged army documents were arrested on Friday in Baramulla, police said. Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain said that module was busted by Police and 46 RR of the army on the basis of information […]