India, Pak armies exchange sweets along LoC

Baramulla: The armies of India and Pakistan Tuesday exchanged sweets at the Kaman Post along the Line Of Control (LoC) in Uri sector here on the occasion of Holi festival. Around noon, a senior Pakistan army officer visited the zero point along the LoC and handed over sweets to his counterpart on the occasion of […]

Clashes rock Palhalan

Baramulla: Clashes broke out Tuesday in Palhalan town of this north Kashmir district when groups of youth attacked police vehicles with stones. Reports said groups of youth appeared at Main Chowk Palhalan along the Srinagar-Baramulla highway and pelted stones at police vehicles presuming that the cops were coming to the area to arrest youth involved […]

Teenage girl injured in bear attack

Baramulla: A teenage girl was injured in a  bear attack in Rafiabad area of this north Kashmir district, official sources told Kashmir Reader Monday. 16-year-old Shahida Bano, daughter of Ghulam Mohiuddin was taking a stroll outside her house in Soin Sadnar village of Rafiabad on Sunday evening when a bear appeared there and carried out […]

Woman dies of alleged medical negligence in Pattan

Baramulla: The Health Department Saturday ordered time bound enquiry into the death of a woman allegedly due to negligence of medicos at a hospital in Pattan area of this north Kashmir district. 35-year-old Haseena of Hanjiveera, Pattan was brought to the sub-district hospital (SDH) Pattan by her husband Mohammad Seleem Mir after she complained of […]

Landslide blocks Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway

Baramulla: The traffic on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway on Thursday was suspended after a massive landslide hit the highway near Dankhan area of the district. Official sources told Kashmir Reader that a landslide hit Dankhan area on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad around 1:00 pm Thursday blocking the crucial highway for traffic for several hours. Though no one Scores […]

PDD employee injured in Kreeri

Baramulla: A casual labourer of the Power Development Department (PDD) was injured while repairing high tension wire in Kreeri area of this north Kashmir district, officials said Monday. Abdur Rashid, son of Habibullah Khan, a need-based labourer of PDD was repairing high tension wire in Nowpora area of Kreeri on Sunday evening when he received […]



Baramulla: A complete shutdown was observed Wednesday in this north Kashmir township to commemorate the first death anniversary of a young scholar who was shot dead by Army last year. Tahir Sofi, 27, son of Ghulam Rasool Sofi, of Ganai Hamam, was killed when soldiers of 46 Rashtriya Rifles fired upon a group of youth […]

Police disclose identity of LeT militants killed in Lolab forests

Police disclose identity of LeT militants killed in Lolab forests

Baramulla: Police on Saturday disclosed the identity of six of the seven suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants whose killing in Lolab forests last week had triggered massive protests in frontier district of Kupwara prompting authorities to impose curfew-like restrictions there. On Monday last, the Army had claimed that it had killed seven foreign militants in an […]

Police ‘inaction’ triggers clashes in Sopore

Baramulla: Violent clashes broke out Wednesday in Sopore town of this north Kashmir district when forces burst teargas canisters to disperse a group of people, who were protesting against the alleged police inaction to trace a youth, who was abducted by unknown gunmen last month Scores of men, women and children this morning appeared outside […]

LoC trade: Kin of truckers detained in PaK stage protests

Baramulla: Families of 27 Kashmiri truckers detained in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) for past three weeks on Wednesday staged protests here, a day after PaK officials refused to release them unless their driver arrested here on charges of smuggling narcotics is freed. The protesters, including the children of the detained drivers, assembled near the Uri bus […]