Uri residents need underground bunkers

Uri residents need underground bunkers

Baramulla: People living in villages in Uri area near the India-Pakistan Line of Control (LoC) have said that the unending gunfight and mortar shelling across the LoC have turned their lives into hell, with no protection provided to civilians against risks to life and property. About 25,000 people living in the two sectors of Kamalkote […]

Scooty rider killed, another injured in Handwara

Scooty rider killed, another injured in Handwara

Baramulla: A scooty rider was killed while another received injuries in a road accident in north Kashmir’s Handwara on Monday. Reports said that a scooty rider met with an accident at Handwara near SSP office when a speeding mini-bus bearing registration number JK09-0933 hit it and injured two riders critically. They were shifted to hospital […]

Two infiltrators killed in Uri, says army

Two infiltrators killed in Uri, says army

Baramulla: The Indian army claimed on Sunday to have killed two militants who were trying to infiltrate the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector. Official sources in the army said that soldiers manning the LoC in Kamalkote area of Uri detected suspicious movement in the wee hours of Sunday and when they challenged the […]

Mawar villages deprived of proper road connectivity

Mawar villages deprived of proper road connectivity

Kupwara: For two decades the residents of a cluster of villages in Mawar belt of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district have been demanding proper road connectivity but the authorities have been miserly dealing with the demand. The residents of Shatgund Payeen, Hangha and Shahbaz Colony said the Roads and Buildings (R&B) department failed to macadamize the […]

Unscheduled power cuts make lives miserable

Unscheduled power cuts make lives miserable

Baramulla: The unscheduled power cuts have made the lives of the people miserable across the district. People from different areas of the district said that the unscheduled power cuts made students suffer as class 10 and 12 examinations are going on and lack of power supply to homes forces students to use candles and lanterns […]

CRPF vehicle hits Scorpio at Pattan, 6 injured

CRPF vehicle hits Scorpio at Pattan, 6 injured

Baramulla: Six persons were injured at Pallahan Pattan on Saturday when a CRPF vehicle, TB08H 8547, hit a car (Scorpio JK02AG 0070), which was on its way from Kishtwar to Baramulla. Five of the injured have been referred to a Srinagar hospital for treatment. The The commuters were reportedly going to Baramulla to attend an […]

Militant killed in Machil, says army

Militant killed in Machil, says army

Baramulla: Army on Friday claimed that they killed a militant along the Line of Control in Kupwara’s Machil village during an infiltration bid from across the border. Official sources said that soldiers posted along the LoC at Lasdat post noticed movement of militants triggering a gunfight. They said army recovered the body of the unidentified […]

Uri’s LoC village deprived of health facility

Uri’s LoC village deprived of health facility

Baramulla: A health center was approved by the authorities to be set up in Motal village of Uri along the Line of Control (loC) but seven years have passed, the construction work could not be taken to logical conclusion. Officials say that the hospital’s construction was taken up under tribal sun-plan but it stopped after […]

Minor killed in road mishap

Minor killed in road mishap

Baramulla: A minor girl died in a road accident in Kreeri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday evening. According to reports the accident took place at Kreeri area this evening when a speeding Alto car bearing registration number JK05 A 0658, hit a minor girl namely Iman Jhon daughter of Parvaiz Ahmed Mazari, […]