Searches in Kupwara forests after forces exchange fire with militants

Searches in Kupwara forests after forces exchange fire with militants

Baramulla: A gunfight between government forces and militants broke out along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Wednesday. Sources said that army posted along the LoC in Jumgund area in dense forests found a suspicious movement in the afternoon and launched an operation. The militants believed to be 5-6 […]

Militant hideout busted in Kupwara, arms recovered: Police

Baramulla: Police on Tuesday claimed that they have busted a militant hideout along the line of control in Kupwara and recovered large quantity of arms and ammunition. Sources in the police said that after receiving an information, army’s 6RR, and police busted a militant hideout in Keran sector along the LoC on Tuesday morning. They […]

Local youths start ‘lockdown patrolling’ on streets in Tangmarg, Pattan

Local youths start ‘lockdown patrolling’ on streets in Tangmarg, Pattan

Baramulla: Local youths in Tangmarg and Pattan have taken to the streets to ensure that the lockdown is being observed in their respective areas. On Monday a group of young volunteers in Chandil village of Tangmarg (Baramulla district) stepped out and started patrolling in their areas to reduce public transport, gatherings, and maintaining social distance. […]

Man injured in bear attack in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: A man was injured in a bear attack in Boniyar Tehsil of Baramulla district on Sunday evening. Sources said that Abdul Rashid Ganie, 40, resident of Batangi village of Tehsil Boniyar in Baramulla district had gone to nearby forests to collect wild mushroom where he was attacked by a black bear. They said Rashid […]

Lockdown violations lead to FIRs, arrests

Cop making abusive announcements suspended, booked; BDC chairman in Handwara in police custody

Lockdown violations lead to FIRs, arrests

BARAMULLA: People violating lockdown orders faced tough action from the authorities on Saturday. In Srinagar, police arrested a shopkeeper, identified as Sajad Ahmad Wani, resident of Bunpora in Nowgam. He, according to police the spokesperson, has been lodged in Police Station Nowgam. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered against the person, […]

Fresh snowfall in north Kashmir, crops damaged

BARAMULLA: Fresh snowfall started in hilly areas of north Kashmir on Friday which damaged crops and brought down the temperature. Uri received around 2 inches of snowfall, Narvaw 1 inches, Tangmarg 2 inches, Gulmarg 4 inches, upper belt of Kandi and Rafiabad 2 inches each, Bangus valley in Handwara received 5 inches, Kralpora Manzgam 2 […]

Two militant associates arrested in Pattan

BARAMULLA: Police on Saturday said they arrested two militants associates in Pattan area of district Baramulla on Saturday. According to a press release issued by the police which reads, “Two OGW’s namely Showqat Ahmad Mir alis Molvi of Wosan Pattan and Showqat Ahmad Yatoo of Chinderhama were arrested by the Pattan police. Both are associated […]

Fire damages hut in Gulmarg

BARAMULLA: A hut of Gulmarg Cable Car Corporation was damaged in a fire incident on Wednesday in tourist resort Gulmarg in Baramulla district. General manager Gulmarg Cable Car Corporation Suhail Ahmad Wani confirmed that one of their hut was damaged in a fire incident and said goods worth lakhs were destroyed. He said the cause […]

353 people under surveillance in Baramulla, 40 in quarantine

353 people under surveillance in Baramulla, 40 in quarantine

BARAMULLA: Over 353 people are under surveillance and 40 are in different quarantine centres in district Baramulla to contain deadly Covid-19 virus. Official sources in Health department said that 353 people who came from outside the state or from other countries are under surveillance in which 40 people are in different quarantine centres setup by […]

Pharmacist booked for hiding travel history

BARAMULLA: Police on Tuesday booked a pharmacist and registered a case against him in Boniyar area of border town Uri in Baramulla district for hiding his travel history to evade quarantine process. Sources said that SDM Uri Riyaz Ahmad received an information that an employee of health department – who is a pharmacist posted – […]

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