Cross LoC trade cancelled after road blockade

Cross LoC trade cancelled after road blockade

Uri: After Karwani Aman bus service, the authorities in both sides of Kashmir cancelled the cross LOC trade via Uri which was scheduled to start on Tuesday, officials said. This after the Srinagar Muzafarabad road suffered damages due to incessant rains and landslides in many places in Pakistani Administered Kashmir (PaK) with authorities on both […]

Poshwari remembers its martyrs

Poshwari remembers its martyrs

Kupwara: A shutdown was observed and special prayers held in Poshwari area of Kupwara in remembrance of seven civilians killed by government forces inside a mosque on March 15, 1991. The civilians were killed by personnel of the Border Security Force inside the mosque when they were offering morning prayers Villagers assembled in different mosques […]

Decade on, class IV post candidates await recruitment

Decade on, class IV post candidates await recruitment

BARAMULLA: Almost 10 years after they ap¬plied for the Class IV positions in various government depart¬ments, the candidates from this Kashmir district are still awaiting recruitment. In October 2006, district administration Baramulla had advertised the Class IV positions that were lying vacant in the government departments in the vacant. Subsequently, the authorities started conducting interview, […]

Baramulla families rellocated

Baramulla families rellocated

Baramulla: Following incessant rains in the valley, at least four families, on Saturday, have been shifted to safer places in Gohalan area in north Kashmir’s Uri district. According to the locals, a large portion of the main road washed away due to continuous rains in the area. “We have many times requested rural development department […]

Tipper driver gets 2 years jail for rash driving in Pattan

Tipper driver gets 2 years jail for rash driving in Pattan

Baramulla: A court in Pattan has found driver of a tripper vehicle guilty of causing death of a person by rash driving and sentenced him to imprisonment for two year with a fine of Rs. 5000. The accused, Farid Ahmad Khan son of Habibullah Khan of Uri was sentenced under Sec. 304A of RPC. The […]

Pulwama militants buried in new graveyard close to army camp

Pulwama militants buried in new graveyard close to army camp

Baramulla: The two non-local militants killed by the Indian army in Pulwama on Wednesday were buried in a newly-created graveyard close to an army camp in this north Kashmir district. Police officials said the bodies were shifted to District Police Lines Baramulla on Wednesday evening and were subsequently handed over to police station Sheeri for […]

Kissan Mela held at Bla

BARAMULLA: District Development Commissioner, Baramulla, Yasha Mudgal on Thursday inaugurated Kissan machinery cum awareness Mela at Dak Bungalow Baramulla. The camp aimed at acquainting farmers of the district regarding latest techniques and technologies that can be utilised to enhance productivity in the sector. Speaking on the occasion, Yasha Mudgal said, “Cultivation of High Yielding Varieties […]

Kashmir: LeT Militants killed at Pulwama buried in Baramulla

Kashmir: LeT Militants killed at Pulwama buried in Baramulla

Baramulla: Police have buried the slain Laskhar-e-Toiba militants killed in Pulwama gunfight yesterday in Kashmir’s Baramulla district along Srinagar-Muzafarabad road. A police official told Kashmir Reader that the slain duo was buried alongside the three slain militants killed in Pampore EDI gunfight last month. The official said that both the bodies were shifted to police […]

Three missing Kupwara men still untraced

Three missing Kupwara men still untraced

Kupwara: Three Kupwara men who were allegedly abducted by an army soldier from their village in Kupwara in November last year are still untraced. The accused soldier has been bailed out by the court and has rejoined his duties. The trio: Ali Mohammad Sheikh of Trehgam, Ghulam Jeelani Khatana and Mir Hussain Khatana of Dardpora […]

Kunan, Poshpora women question world’s silence

Kunan, Poshpora women question world’s silence

Baramulla: On International Women’s Day on Tuesday, the women of Kunan and Poshpora villages questioned the world’s silence over the mass rape that happened in the twin north Kashmir hamlets in February 1991. On February 23, 1991, an unspecified number of soldiers gang-raped the women, some of them old, during a search operation in Kunan […]

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