Protests against NHPC in Uri

Protests against NHPC in Uri

Baramulla: Scores of people including the family members of a labourer of NHPC who was drowned in the Uri power canal four days ago while cleaning the canal, on Wednesday staged a protest against the NHPC authorities. The protesters demanded fixing responsibility on the death of the labourer Adil Ahmad of Salambad Uri. “He was […]

PDD employee, labourer electrocuted in Baramulla

PDD employee, labourer electrocuted in Baramulla

Baramulla: A need based employee of Power Development Department (PDD) and commoner were electrocuted to death while another person was injured in Uri and Rafiabad areas of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. Reports said that a need based employee of PDD Fareed Ahmad Khan, a resident of Bimyar village of Uri was repairing an […]

Driver convicted in hit and run case

Baramulla: Chief Judicial Magistrate Pattan Pradeep Kumar on Wednesday sentenced a man involved in a hit and run case to two years imprisonment and imposed Rs 5000 fine on him. Fareed Ahmad Khan son of Habibullah Khan of Manzgam Uri was found guilty of rash driving causing the death of Arshid Ahmad Sheikh, son of […]

Missing boy found dead at Uri LoC

Missing boy found dead at Uri LoC

Baramulla: A 13-year-old boy, Maqsood Ahmad Khanday, reported missing by his family two days ago, was found dead at the line of control. Villagers describe the appearance of his body near the LoC as “mysterious”. Police in Uri was informed about the body by some villagers. The body was later identified as that of Maqsood, […]

Sub-standard material for road repairs in Pattan

Sub-standard material for road repairs in Pattan

BARAMULLA: Repairs of a vital road are being carried out in Andergam village of north Kashmir’s Pattan area with sub-standard material irking local residents. The locals said the executing agency is mixing liters of asphalt with crushed stones (bajri) and pass it off as macadamization of the road. “After our concerted efforts, the authorities permitted […]

Rs 60000 penalty recovered for traffic offences in Baramulla

Rs 60000 penalty recovered for traffic offences in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: A team lead by Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Chaudary Jamsheed, recovered a fine of Rs 60,000 from traffic offenders in the district, besides seizing many tractors for lack of valid documents. Chaudary said the aim of the drive was to make driving safe for both drivers and pedestrians. “It is not only about penalising […]