8 houses gutted in Pandrethan

8 houses gutted in Pandrethan

Srinagar: At least eight houses were gutted and property worth crores damaged in Pandtrethan locality on the outskirts of Srinagar on Friday morning. Locals told Kashmir Reader that fire started from a residential house and engulfed adjoining structures. Hundreds of people rushed out of homes in panic and joined firemen to control the fire. However, […]

Drug officials seize 110 ‘abortion kits’ in Pampore

PAMPORE: Drug Control officials raided several medical shops in Pampore and seized illegal drugs including 110 abortion kits, official said. The illegal sale of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) kits, commonly known as ‘abortion kits’ is rampant in Kashmir, despite strict guidelines on its sale and use. The kits, with a maximum retail price of […]

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama after killing of Jaish militants

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama after killing of Jaish militants

PAMPORE: People in Khanmoh and other areas of Pulwama on Sunday observed a complete shutdown to mourn the killing of two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants. Clashes also erupted in Rajpora area of Pulwama district where youths assembled at Rajpora Chowk and blocked the road for some time before pelting government forces with stones. The forces retaliated by […]

Tral shuts on Hizb militant’s 4th death anniversary

Tral shuts on Hizb militant’s 4th death anniversary

Pulwama: Complete shutdown was observed in Tral town and adjoining villages of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district to mark the fourth death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Abid Ahmad Khan alias Hamza and his associate Sheraz Ahmad Dar who were killed in a gunfight with government forces on January 27, 2015 in Handura village of Tral. […]

Shar Shali residents protest erratic power, water supply

Shar Shali residents protest erratic power, water supply

PAMPORE: Residents of Shar Shali area of Pampore in south Kashmiri’s Pulwama district on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against the erratic power supply disrupting traffic on the Khrew-Pampore road for about hour. The protestors raising slogans against the PDD and authorities alleged that the department was not paying heed to their repeated complaints which […]

Multiple funeral prayers for Al-Badr militants

Multiple funeral prayers for Al-Badr militants

PULWAMA: Thousands of people participated in multiple rounds of funeral prayers for two slain Al-Badr militants at their native villages on Wednesday afternoon in Pulwama and adjoining Shopian districts. Eyewitness told Kashmir Reader that thousands of people reached Nowpora village in Pulwama district and Lassipora on the Shopian-Pulwama border where they participated in the funerals […]

Militants slain in Budgam buried amid shutdown in Pulwama

Militants slain in Budgam buried amid shutdown in Pulwama

PULWAMA: Pulwama district in south Kashmir observed a complete shutdown for the second consecutive day on Tuesday to protest the killing of local militants in Budgam district on Monday. Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that shops and other business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in Pulwama and Kakapora areas. Locals were also […]