Tral village un-electrified but still billed for power

Tral village un-electrified but still billed for power

TRAL: In what could be an embarrassment for the Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Department (PDD), the department has been sending power bills to a family residing in a habitation that is yet to get electricity. Mohammad Yousuf Khan, a resident of Wuzul Kulnar village of Tral area, has been billed a whopping Rs 47,000 […]

Revenue officials suspended over illegal walnut tree felling

Revenue officials suspended over illegal walnut tree felling

ANANTNAG: Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Kokernag Rouf Rehman has suspended three Revenue officials allegedly for failing to report felling of walnut trees in Badroo village of Kokernag. The concerned Tehsildar told Kashmir Reader that an investigation by the department found thirty walnut trees were cut down in the village. The revenue officials who have been […]

Fire erupts in Wastoorwan forest in Pampore

Fire erupts in Wastoorwan forest in Pampore

PAMPORE: A massive fire engulfed the Wastoorwan forest area of Pampore in Pulwama district on Wednesday morning. Officials said the fire engulfed some forest ranges in Pampore area of forest division Awantipora creating scare in the whole area. Division Forest Officer (DFO) Awantipora, Farooq Ahmad Dar told Kashmir Reader that the fire appeared in the […]

Water scarcity in Wahibugh village of Pulwama

Water scarcity in Wahibugh village of Pulwama

PULWAMA: Wahibugh village in Pulwama district is facing acute water scarcity with residents accusing authorities of failing to provide drinking water supply. The residents told Kashmir Reader that they have been without water supply from past one month and had to face immense hardships. They said women folk from the village have to stand in […]

Militants fire grenade at Kakpora army camp

Militants fire grenade at Kakpora army camp

Militants attacked army camp with rifle grenade on Monday evening at Kakapora village of Pulwama. However, no loss of life or injury took place in the attack. SSP Pulwama Mohammed Asalam Choudry told Kashmir Reader that militants fired a rifle grenade at army’s 50RR camp at Kakapora area of Pulwama district.

Forces begin search operation in Samboora

Forces begin search operation in Samboora

PAMPORE: Government forces on Saturday evening launched a massive search operation at Samboora village in Pulwama. Sources told Kashmir Reader that the army’s 50 RR, the police’s Special Operations Group (SOG) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a joint search operation at Dar Mohalla in Samboora following a tip-off about the presence of […]

Police recovers body in Pampore

PAMPORE: An unidentified body was found lying on the bank of a nallah near Wuyan village of Pampore in Pulwama on Saturday. Locals residents said that the person was mentally unsound and was seen roaming in the area. The dead body was later shifted to Sub District hospital Pampore for post-mortem, police said. Police have […]

Funeral prayers in absentia held in Pampore

Funeral prayers in absentia held in Pampore

PAMPORE: Funeral prayers in absentia were held in Pampore for five slain civilians and two local militants killed in Ganowpora and Chaigund villages of Shopian recently. Mirwaiz Moulana Riyaz Hamdani led the prayers amid pro-freedom slogans by people. Witnesses said that hundreds of people assembled in the lawns of Khankah-e-Moula Pampore after the Fridayprayers to […]

Pampore Eidgah in shambles since 2014 floods

Pampore Eidgah in shambles since 2014 floods

PAMPORE: The Eidgah in saffron town Pampore has been in shambles since September 2014 when the floods destroyed its boundary wall and pulpit. The Auqaf Committee members told Kashmir Reader that after the boundary wall and pulpit was damaged they roped in engineers for repair, but the work remained pending for lack of funds They […]