Explosion in shop, salesman injured

SRINAGAR: One person was critically injured in an explosion inside a beverage shop in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. Firdous Ahmad Mir, a resident of Litter, was injured in the blast which damaged the cold drinks shop at village Chatpora late last night, a police officer said. He said Mir was […]

S A Makroo bereaved

SRINAGAR: Abdul Gani Makroo, father of S A Makroo, Assistant Solicitor General of India, passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday. According to the bereaved family, his Rasm-e-Chahrum will be held at his ancestral graveyard at Arwani Bijbhera on March 4, 2016 (Friday) at 11 am.

Suspended doctor levels false allegations against lawyer

Suspended doctor levels false allegations against lawyer

Srinagar: A doctor who was suspended by the government in Shopian for being absent last week from the district hospital has leveled false allegations against a lawyer on Facebook. A doctor named Dr Malik Qayoom and his brother Malik Nisar blamed a lawyer of a district court Shopian, while leveling allegations against his family.

Medical negligence: Infant’s arms fracture in Baramulla hospital

Medical negligence: Infant’s arms fracture in Baramulla hospital

BARAMULLA: A newborn’s limbs fractured in District Hospital Baramulla allegedly due to mishandling by doctors and paramedics at the time of delivery. Nisar Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Kanlibagh said that his wife Khalida was admitted in the hospital after she developed labour pain on the morning of February 19. She gave birth to a […]

Protests against NFSA in Pampore, highway blocked

Protests against NFSA in Pampore, highway blocked

Pampore: Residents of Saffron town Pampore Tuesday took to streets against implementation of Food Security Act (FSA) demanding its rollback. Protestors blocked Srinagar- Jammu National Highway hampering vehicular movement through the area. Reports said that hundreds of Pampore residents took to the streets and shouted slogans against the government. The protestors blocked the movement of […]

Closure of Sopore’s Bypass bridge brings misery to people

Closure of Sopore’s Bypass bridge brings misery to people

SOPORE: The closure of Bypass Bridge in Sopore has hit the normal life in this north Kashmir town as people are bewildered over the sudden closure just months after the vital bridge was inaugurated by the Chief Minister. The Border Roads Organisation’s Project Beacon has declared closure of the bridge from February 27 to March […]

Some Baramulla schools did not reopen on March 1

Some Baramulla schools did not reopen on March 1

BARAMULLA: While children were seen rushing to schools in colourful uniforms in northern Baramulla district on the first day after winter break, some private schools defied the government order and remained closed on Tuesday. Interestingly, the institutions that flouted the government orders are known as “influential schools”. Sources said most of the government and private […]