CRPF refusing to vacate Sher-i-Kashmir university land

CRPF refusing to vacate Sher-i-Kashmir university land

Sopore: The 92 battalion of the CRPF, which has occupied land in and around Sher-i-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology (SKUAST), located in Sopore area of Baramulla district, is refusing to vacate the land even after another site has been readied for it. The university authorities have moved from pillar to post in the […]

Blood donation camp held at Sopore

Sopore: A daylong voluntary blood donation camp was organised at Sopore, Baramulla, on Tuesday by the Jammu and Kashmir Mahaz-I- Azadi group and Mahaz-I-Azadi Youth Association in collaboration with the local Sub-District Hospital. Besides the members of Mahaz-I-Azadi, members from both the factions of Hurriyat Conference and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front participated in the […]

100-year-old Sopore school without infrastructure

100-year-old Sopore school without infrastructure

Sopore: Girls Higher Secondary School, one of the oldest educational institutions in this north Kashmir town, is craving for basic facilities. The school was established in 1917 as a girls-only facility, and it was upgraded to a higher secondary in 1960s. About 100 years after its establishment, the school is without adequate staff and infrastructure. […]

Protest held against government’s plan to make Sopore ‘Tanga-free’

Protest held against government’s plan to make Sopore ‘Tanga-free’

SOPORE: Tanga Association of the persons operating horse-carts in Sopore, Baramulla, protested on Thursday against the government’s plan to make the north Kashmir town ‘Tanga-free’. Led by their chairman Mohammad Ramzan Shalla, the members of the association marched from the office of the Sub-District Magistrate Sopore to the Bus Stand. The protesters were raising slogan […]

Boutiques add to biz activity, offer employment in Sopore

Boutiques add to biz activity, offer employment in Sopore

Sopore: With business activity in north Kashmir’s Sopore town, once a hot-bed of militancy, picking up, youngsters particularly women-folk are turning entrepreneurs. More than six boutiques, run mostly by young girls, have come up in the town, which has resulted in not only increasing the business activity in the town but has provided employment to […]

Police officer recounts how BSF murdered his cousin before his eyes

Police officer recounts how BSF murdered his cousin before his eyes

Srinagar: Twenty-four years after a student of the Government Medical College Srinagar was killed in cold blood by a Border Security Force (BSF) officer in his native Sopore town, his relatives have given up hope for justice. Nevertheless, they never tire of saying that had the student not traveled to his native town for a […]

Sopore without tehsildar, people suffer

Sopore without tehsildar, people suffer

Sopore: Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district has been without a tehsildar for the last one month. The administration transferred the former tehsildar of the town, Bilal Ahmad, on March 31. But since then, the position has been lying vacant as the government could not find his replacement. According to naib-tehsildar Sopore, Ghulam Mohiuddin […]

anti-encroachment drive in Sopore

Sopore:In compliance with the directions of new government orders aggressive drive is going on in Sopore town. Munciple council with the assistance of Sopore police have started a drive on the roads of Sopore town in which all the local cart vendors and wrong parking vehicles has been removed from the roads. anti-encroachment team was […]

Employees suspended in Handwara aftermath scoff at charges

Employees suspended in Handwara aftermath scoff at charges

Handwara: The seven government employees, who were suspended for either ‘taking part in or instigating protests’ that erupted after the killing of five people in Kupwara district by army and police last month, have said that they are the victims of ‘persecution and retribution’. Following the alleged molestation of a minor girl at Handwara, the […]

Yesteryear footballer Janwari dies at 78

Yesteryear footballer Janwari dies at 78

Sopore: Former Jammu and Kashmir defender and president of Baramulla Football Association Abdul Subhan Janwari died on Saturday, a family member said on Sunday. “He died at 3:30 pm yesterday (Saturday) after a prolonged illness,” the family member said. Born in Ashpir Mohala of north Kashmir’s Sopore town, Janwari has represented Jammu and Kashmir in […]

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