Kangan residents block highway demanding Aadhar cards

Kangan residents block highway demanding Aadhar cards

Kangan: Residents of Kangan and adjoining areas on Thursday staged protests outside sub-divisional magistrate office Kangan against delay in issuing Aadhar cards to them. Chanting slogans against authorities the protesters also blocked Srinagar-Leh highway at Kangan market bringing traffic to halt for some time. “We are visiting Kangan everyday to file the documents to get […]

Burglary caught on CCTV in Kangan

Burglary caught on CCTV in Kangan

KANGAN: Burglars decamped with cigarettes worth Rs 1.5 lac from a wholesale shop in Kangan in the night intervening Monday and Tuesday. The unidentified burglars have been caught in the act on the CCTV camera in the M I Genral store owned by Mohammad Sadiq Rather at Kangan market. The six minutes footage shows the […]

Amarnath pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest

Amarnath pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest

Ganderbal: A 30-year-old pilgrim from Delhi died on Monday due to cardiac arrest at Baltal base Camp of Amarnath in Central Kashmir Ganderbal district , taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to three. The deceased was identified as Manoj Kumar son of Bal Kishan Kumar resident of Delhi. He died due to cardiac […]

Woman ends life by jumping into power canal in Ganderbal

Woman ends life by jumping into power canal in Ganderbal

KANGAN: A young lady from central Kashmir village allegedly committed suicide on Monday by jumping into the power canal at Baranbugh area of this district. Officials said a 25-year-old Paeveena Bano, wife of Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan, of Poshkar Wangat ended her life after jumping into a power canal of USHP 2nd which is few meters […]

6 Amarnath pilgrims injured in road accident

6 Amarnath pilgrims injured in road accident

GANDERBAL: Six Amarnath pilgrims were injured in a road accident in Ganderbal on Sunday. A mini tempo bearing registration number PB01B 0326 carrying these pilgrims from Baltal base camp to the Srinagar collided with a tipper JK12 1146 at Baroosa Ganderbal on the Srinagar-Leh highway in Ganderbal district resulting injuries to six persons. All the […]

Car plunges into river, driver missing, another injured

Car plunges into river, driver missing, another injured

Ganderbal: A cab (Innova) skidded off the road and plunged into Nallah Sindh in Gaganigar in Ganderbal district. The driver of the car is missing, while another was injured in the incident. The cab (JKO1T-9484), was on its way to Srinagar from Leh, when the driver lost control over the vehicle and plunged into Nallah […]

Kullan residents block highway for over erratic power supply

Kullan residents block highway for over erratic power supply

Gund: Inhabitants of Kullan village in Ganderbal district blocked Srinagar-Leh higway at Kullan staging protests against Power department for failing to replace a damaged power transformer at the village. The protesters chanted slogans against PDD and blocked the highway leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded over two hours. The protestors said that they approached the PDD […]

SDA casual labourers demand salaries

SDA casual labourers demand salaries

Ganderbal: Scores of casual labourers of Sonamarg Development Authority (SDA) staged a protest Saturday in front of the SDA office in Sonamarg demanding release of their pending salaries. “We are delivering our duties without salaries for past six months. Our demand is regularisation of services and the release of our salaries,” president SDA casual labourers […]

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