Commercial building gutted in Kangan

Commercial building gutted in Kangan

Kangan: A commercial building here caught fire in wee hours on Monday. Fire broke out in a two-story building which housed steel and cement store belonging to Nazir Ahmad Rather near tehsil office on Srinagar Leh highway, resulting in complete damage of the building. Timely intervention police, fire fighters and residents of the town prevented […]

Cop injured in Ganderbal as rifle goes off accidentally

Ganderbal: A police constable was injured on Wednesday morning as his rifle went off accidentally at PTS Manigam in centre Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Officials said the mishap occurred when the service rifle of head constable Farooq Ahmad Belt no 10/PTS posted at PTS Manigam went off accidently. They said that Farooq received bullet injury in […]

Consumers Rights Day observed in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: In connection with National Consumers Rights Day, the department of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs on Tuesday organised a programme here on consumer rights. The programme held at Mini Secretariat, DC Office Complex, Ganderbal, was aimed at making people aware about the consumer rights. A rally started from here which ended at Towheed […]

Annual Gangbal Yatra flagged off from Naranaag

Annual Gangbal Yatra flagged off from Naranaag

NARAN NAAG: The 9th annual yatra for Harmukh Gangbal commenced here in Naranaag in Ganderbal district amid religious fervor by Kashmiri Pandits. Many Pandit pilgrims joined the Annual Harmukh Gangbal Yatra 2017 organised by All Parties Migrant Coordination Committee. The pilgrims assembled at Naranaag this morning at the historic temple wherefrom they proceeded on foot […]

Labourer killed in Ganderbal

Labourer killed in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: A labourer was killed while working in a stone quarry in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Officials said labour died when a stone quarry he was working in collapsed and the debris fell on him at Babsalina Yangoora near Sainik School in Mansbal area on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Jaleel, 45,who died […]

Policeman drowns to death in Kangan

Policeman drowns to death in Kangan

Gund: A 35-year-old policeman, said to be mentally unsound, drowned to death in Power Canal near his residence at Hillpati Gund in Ganderbal district. The deceased had been identified as Constable Mohd Yaqoob Doyi, son of Mohammad Jaleel Doyi, resident of Hilpati Gund. Yaqoob’s body was fished out after hectic efforts by locals and police […]

Woman hit by army vehicle

Woman hit by army vehicle

Ganderbal: Protests broke out in Nagbal Ganderbal after an army vehicle hit and injured a woman on Nagbal -Batporal road in Ganderbal on Saturday. Local residents said that Ameena Begam, (60, wife of Abdul Khaliq Bhat of Gratbal Nagbal was hit by an vehicle of 5RR at Gratbal resulting in critical injuries to her. She […]

Unscheduled power cuts irk Gund residents

Unscheduled power cuts irk Gund residents

Ganderbal: Residents of Tehsil Gund in Ganderbal Wednesday accused the Power Development Department (PDD) of resorting to unscheduled power cuts in the area. Inhabitants of various areas including Ganiwan, Sumbal, Fraw, Haknar, Gund, Ramwari, Rayil, Kullan and Gaganigar have accused the higher authorities for ignoring their plights and were demanding redressal of their genuine grievance. […]

Bhang cultivation destroyed in Ganderbal

Bhang cultivation destroyed in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Police destroyed bhang cultivation spread over 20 kanals of land in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. A police official said that Ganderbal police has launched a special drive headed against the contraband crops, and destroyed bung cultivation spread over a vast patch of land at village Khana Harran, Bamloora, Serch and Banday Bagh areas during […]

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