Tange’hachi- Dried pears a specialty of Chrar

Tange’hachi- Dried pears a specialty of Chrar

Sadam Hussain Pandow Srinagar: The town of Chrar-e- Sharief famous for housing the shrine of revered Sufi saint Sheikh Noor Din Noorani (RA) is also known for its dried pears locally called tange ’hachi. Prepared by sun drying chopped unripe pears, tange’hachi are sought after by tourists and visitors thronging the shrine. “Chrar-e-Sharief is thronged […]

Forces ‘go berserk’ in Lassipora

Forces ‘go berserk’ in Lassipora

PULWAMA: Army soldiers on Tuesday allegedly went berserk in Lassipora village of Pulwama beating residents without provocation. The villagers said four people from the village were also detained. Residents said the assault came a day after a police post in industrial area (SIDCO) was attacked by suspected militants. Villagers alleged that around 5:30pm on Tuesday […]

Opposition cautions Govt over attempts of ‘saffronisation of education’

Opposition cautions Govt over attempts of ‘saffronisation of education’

Jammu: Opposition on Tuesday cautioned the Education Minister ‘not to fall prey to any vicious attempts of saffronisation of education in J&K as is being witnessed in India. In his statement in a discussion over grants to education department, National Conference (NC) legislator, Ali Mohammad Sagar, told the Legislative Assembly that Hindu nationalist BJP was […]

Kashmir turned into Jail, says oppossition

Kashmir turned into Jail, says oppossition

Jammu: Intense checking and “harassment” to people of Kashmir in run up to January 26 was raised in Legislative Assembly on Tuesday as opposition parties slammed the government for the “breaking public movement” in the Valley. The National Conference (NC) legislators lambasted the PDP-BJP government for what they termed “turning Kashmir valley into Jail-Khana”. After […]

Kupwara, Uri residents protest against power outages

Kupwara, Uri residents protest against power outages

Baramulla: Residents of Bandi Uri and Gugloosa Kupwara of north Kashmir protested against the Power outage in their localities on Tuesday. Large number of people including women and children of Nai Basti Bandi area staged protest against the power development department (PDD) for failing to repair their electric transformer from last 20 days. They said […]

3 killed as car plunges into gorge in Kapran

Anantnag: Three people, including a husband and wife were killed Tuesday afternoon after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a gorge, here in Kapran area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The deceased have been identified as 55 year old Mohiuddin Gujjar, son of Ahmad Din; his 50 year old wife Hajara Begum and […]

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