Passenger vehicle collides with truck on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Pampore, driver injured

Passenger vehicle collides with truck on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Pampore, driver injured

Pampore: A passenger vehicle on Wednesday met an accident on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pampore area of Pulwama district leading injuries to the driver of the vehicle. Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that a Tata 407 vehicle driver sustained injuries after his vehicle collided with a truck on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Galander in Pampore area of south […]

Tral residents hold candle march protest against PDD

Tral residents hold candle march protest against PDD

TRAL: Hundreds of residents in Tral town held a massive protest demonstration against Power Development Department on Tuesday for failing to provide the electricity as per the announced schedule in the town. The residents blocked the road in Tral –e-Bala and held a candlelight procession to protest the power crisis. Local residents said that shops […]

Free toolkits distributed among 200 workers at Pampore

PAMPORE: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway Government of India in collaboration with Baskar Foundation held skill development programme and distributed free toolkits, certificates among 200 workers at Townhall Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday. The skill development programme under the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highway, Government of India (GoI) was […]

Pulwama shut for second day after militant killings

Pulwama shut for second day after militant killings

PULWAMA: A complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama for the second day on Sunday against the killing of two local militants. Liyaqat Ahmad Wani and Wajid Ul Islam, affiliated with militants outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed in a brief gunfight with government forces in Tikken village of Pulwama district on Saturday morning. Residents told Kashmir […]

National Education Day celebrated at Pampore school

PAMPORE: To commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first Education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the Education Zone Pampore celebrated the National Education Day on Sunday at Government Upper Primary School (UPS) Wahab Sahab in Pampore, officials said. The program commenced with the lighting of lamps and floral tributes to Azad. Zonal Education Officer Pampore […]

Parts of Pulwama shut for second consecutive day to mourn militant killings

Srinagar: Parts of Pulwama district in southern Kashmir on Sunday shut for the second consecutive day against the killing of two local Hizb militants Liyaqat Ahmad Wani and Wajid Ul Islam. Witnesses said that all shops and business establishments remained shut while transport remained off the roads. Mobile Internet services also continued to remain suspended […]

Malik visits residence of slain Lashkar militant at Pampore

Malik visits residence of slain Lashkar militant at Pampore

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairperson Mubammad Yasin Malik along with other party activists visited the residence of slain Laskar militant Mohammad Amin Mir at Drangbal Pampore in southern Kashmir. Malik extended sympathies with the bereaved family and offered Fateha to the departed soul. Mohamnad Amin Mir along with his associate Mukhtar Ahmad Khan […]

Tral shuts to mourn killing of Pak militant

Tral shuts to mourn killing of Pak militant

PAMPORE: A complete shutdown was observed in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday to mourn the death of Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad militant. All shops business establishments and schools remained closed in the town while traffic remained off from the roads. The shutdown was also observed in adjoining villages of Tral to mourn the […]

Saffron ready for harvest destroyed by snowfall

Saffron ready for harvest destroyed by snowfall

PAMPORE: More than 20,000 families in over a hundred villages of Pampore are involved in cultivating saffron. Saffron farmers have suffered huge losses in the past 10 years with the 2014 floods causing severe damages. Farmers have been demanding compensation from the state government for the 2014 losses, but instead of the compensation has now […]

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