Man dies after getting trapped in rice husker

SRINAGAR: A 27-year-old man from central Kashmir’s Budgam district lost his life after getting trapped in a strap of rice husker, police said on Monday. Police said the incident happened late Sunday night when Riyaz Ahmad Khan, son of Abdul Rashid Khan, of Budgam’s Gunde -E- Panah was working in his own rice husking unit. […]

One dies, another injured in road accident

SRINAGAR: One person died while another was injured in two separate road accidents in South Kashmir on Monday. In Pulwama, an Alto car hit and injured a pedestrian Noor Mohammad at Wagam. The injured was shifted to District Hospital Pulwama for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries. In Kulgam, a vehicle bearing registration number […]

2015: 41 forces personnel killed in J&K

2015: 41 forces personnel killed in J&K

SRINAGAR: Casualties suffered by forces personnel in Jammu and Kashmir have been on the decline in the past three years with 41 personnel killed during counter-insurgency operations in 2015. Though the state witnessed growing radicalisation of the youth during the period, particularly after the emergence of ISIS, the forces were ‘effective’ in countering militants. The […]

Ganderbal road widening: Shopkeepers express anger, demand compensation

Ganderbal road widening: Shopkeepers express anger, demand compensation

Ganderbal: The shopkeepers of main market in Beehama on Sunday expressed their anger towards administration’s apathy as Ganderbal Municipal Committee (GMC) is soon going to demolish their shops for road widening. According to GMC official, eight shops are to be demolished in the chowk near bus stand, and deadline to vacant shops for shopkeepers is […]

Two feared dead due to drowning in Chenab river

RAMBAN: Two persons are feared to have died due to drowning in Chenab river following a road accident in the district on Sunday. The incident took place on Sunday when the car the two persons were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into Chenab river, police said. The ill-fated vehicle (Maruti 800) bearing […]

One dies, six injured in Awantipora road accident

AWANTIPORA: One person died while six others were injured in a road accident in south Kashmir’s Awantipora, a police official said on Sunday. The official said that a Scorpio vehicle bearing registration number JK01R-1896 met with an accident near J&K Bank in Awantipora in which one person Firdous Ahmad Dar died on the spot and […]

Uri residents up in arms against PDD

BARAMULLA: Residents of Uri town in this north Kashmir district are up in arms against Power Development Department (PDD) for unscheduled power cuts in the area. The residents of the town and its adjoining areas said they don’t receive power as per schedule due to which they face immense hardships. “When PDD installed meters in […]

PIB holds workshop for journalists

PULWAMA: Press Information Bureau (PIB) Srinagar organised a day long workshop for the working journalists of Pulwama and Shopian districts here on Saturday. According to a statement, the workshop was aimed to act as a direct interface between PIB’s Regional/Branch offices and the journalists working at district and sub-district levels. “The workshop is part of […]

Seven JK students thrashed, abused in Chandigarh

Seven JK students thrashed, abused in Chandigarh

‘They called us terrorists and asked us to leave’ SRINAGAR: In yet another incident of its kind, at least seven Kashmiri students were thrashed by a group of goons in Chandigarh, a local news agency reported. Students of Swami Devi Dayal College of Engineering and Technology, Chandigarh, the Kashmiris were on way to their rented […]