Normal life shattered in Gurez due to snowfall

Normal life shattered in Gurez due to snowfall

Bandipora: The normal life has come to a grinding halt in Gurez valley of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district due to heavy snowfall in four days. The local sources said that no traffic is visible on roads due to snowfall besides the tunnel has also been closed for unknown reasons. The power supply in the area […]

Missing sheep found, shepherd untraced in Bandipora

Missing sheep found, shepherd untraced in Bandipora

Bandipora: Gone to trace a missing sheep from his herd, a shepherd has not returned home even after 11 days. The 25-year-old Ghulam Nabi Sheikh who took care of a herd of sheep in Bandipora went missing on Sunday morning two weeks back, after he went out in search of the missing sheep from his […]

Adnan wins gold medal in Taekwondo C’ship

Adnan wins gold medal in Taekwondo C’ship

Bandipora: Fifteen year-old, Sheikh Adnan, from North Kashmir’s Bandipora district has clinched Gold medal in Taekwondo Championship held at the University of Bangkok, Thailand earlier this week. According to his coach, Adnan defeated his opponents from Philipines, Ethiopia and Indonesia. in back to back fights to win the gold medal in the championship. Adnan was […]

PSA quashed by court in Dec, but Bandipora man still missing

PSA quashed by court in Dec, but Bandipora man still missing

Sumbal, Bandipora: It has been three months since the High Court quashed the detention order under Public Safety Act (PSA) of Khurshid Ahmad Lone, a Muslim League activist from Naidkhai area of Bandipora, but his wife and her two teenage children are still running from pillar to post to know his whereabouts. Khurshid Ahmad Lone’s […]

The militant who was an Imam

The militant who was an Imam

Bandipora: Mushtaq, Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in Bandipora on Thursday, was an Imam at a local mosque in Hathlangoo, Sopore, until September 2014, when he was believed to be drowned in the floods. His father Sher-Dil Seer was so surprised by the news of his elder son’s killing at the hands of government forces that […]

Hizb militant killed in Bandipora

Hizb militant killed in Bandipora

Bandipora: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Sher Gojri, resident of Malangam area in Bandipora, was killed and an army Major injured in a brief shootout at Bandipora on Thursday, police said. A police official told reporters that on specific inputs of militant movement in the area, army and police troops were intercepting […]

In murky surroundings, school left to its fate

In murky surroundings, school left to its fate

Bandipora: The situation of government schools, especially after this winter and the long closure last year, is not looking good in Kashmir. After reports came of a school in Shuplian village of Budgam that was teaching students of eight classes in one room of a falling, dilapidated building, here is this government middle school located […]

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