Woman from PaK standing in DDC elections in Kupwara

Woman from PaK standing in DDC elections in Kupwara

Somia Sadaf has a master’s in Urdu, her own dairy and poultry farm, and passion for social work Kupwara: A woman originally from Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) is among the eleven female candidates standing in DDC elections for Dragmulla constituency in frontier district Kupwara. Somia Sadaf had married a Kashmiri, Abdul Majeed Bhat, resident […]

Delay in issuance of appointment orders of ReT unjustified: JKTF

Delay in issuance of appointment orders of ReT unjustified: JKTF

Baramulla: JK teachers forum has demanded immediate issuance of appointment orders in favour of empanelled ReTs. In a statement to Kashmir Reader president EJAC and chairman JK teachers forum Mohammad Rafique Rather said that scores of candidates who were empanelled in 2015-16 as RET’s are suffering the worst as the government has failed to issue […]

BJP takes out tonga rally in Sopore with great fanfare

BJP takes out tonga rally in Sopore with great fanfare

Baramulla: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday organised an impressive tonga rally (horse cart rally) in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, and said that the rally gave out the message that people in this apple town were peace lovers. This was the first time that the BJP had held such a public […]

BSF soldier shoots himself to death in Kupwara

Kupwara: A soldier of border security forces (BSF) shoots himself to death in frontier north Kashmir district Kupwara on Wednesday. Police sources said that BSF personnel namely HC Bharinder Singh belonging to 118 battalion BSF shot himself with his service rifle in Tanghdar area of the district Kupwara on Wednesday. The other soldiers shifted him […]

DC orders enquiry in alleged negligence of woman, children’s death in Uri

DC orders enquiry in alleged negligence of woman, children’s death in Uri

BARAMULLA: The deputy commissioner Baramulla Dr Gulam Nabi Itoo on Thursday ordered an enquiry against the alleged negligence of the medical team over the killing of mother and her two daughters due to suffocation from wooden bukhari in their home in Boniyar area of Uri on Saturday night. In this connection an order was passed […]

Women killed, three others injured in road accident in Uri

Women killed, three others injured in road accident in Uri

BARAMULLA: A woman was killed while three other personns received serious injuries in a road accident in border town Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday. Police sources said that a van bearing registration number JK05F/6513 skidded off the road in Noorkha area of Uri Monday resulting in the on spot death of a […]

Khanpora residents stage protest over erratic power supply

Khanpora residents stage protest over erratic power supply

BARAMULLA: The residents of Khanpora area of Baramulla on Monday hit the streets and staged a protest against the irregular power cuts in the area. Sources said that a large number of people including women and children of Khanpora Baramulla hit the streets on Monday morning and blocked the Srinagar -Muzaffarabad road for some time […]

32 DDC, 34 Sarpanch, 147 Panch, 2 ULB candidates to contest in second phase of polls in B’la

32 DDC, 34 Sarpanch, 147 Panch, 2 ULB candidates to contest in second phase of polls in B’la

BARAMULLA: There are 32 district development councils (DDC), 34 Sarpanch, 147 Panch and 02 ULB candidates in fray for the second phase of DDC/ULB/Panchayat by elections in Baramulla district which will be held on December 01, officials said. They said that a total of 35 nominations were received from 02 DDC constituencies of Kunzer and […]

Mother, two daughters died due to suffocation in Uri village

BARAMULLA: A woman along with her two daughters died due to suffocation inside their room in Boniyar area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday night. Sources said that a woman and her two young daughters were found dead inside their home in Lari village of Boniyar, Uri Saturday night due to suffocation […]

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