State procurement deptt on brink of closure, Rs 8 cr steel left to rust

State procurement deptt on brink of closure, Rs 8 cr steel left to rust

PAMPORE: State Procurement department (SPD) in Kashmir division has left the steel worth Rs 8 crore to rust at its divisional office Pampore Pulwama. Sources told Kashmir Reader that the steel was kept idle after government decided to stop procurement and allowed contractors to procure material directly from market on turnkey basis. Deputy Director SPD […]

Tral protests against erratic power supply

TRAL: Residents of Tral area on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration and blocked road against the Power Development Department (PDD) for not adhering the electricity schedule issued by the government. Scores of residents led by Civil Citizen Council Chairman Farooq Ahmad Trali staged a protest against the PDD and blocked the Tral-Awantipura road. Citizen Council […]

First ever intramedullary nailing of long bones done at SDH Pampore

PAMPORE: The orthopaedic surgery team at sub district hospital (SDH) Pampore performed the first ever intramedullary nailing of tibia in two patients having fracture in leg bones. “This is a step closer to making surgical fracture management more accessible to patients at peripheral health institutions,” the officials told Kashmir Reader. They said two cases of […]

Militants attack police post in Pulwama

Militants attack police post in Pulwama

PULWAMA: Militants attacked a police post guarding new Court complex in Pulwama Wagum area on Sunday night. Forces retaliated the fire after the suspected militants fired from the backside of court complex. However, there was no loss or injury reported in the incident, a police official told Kashmir Reader. Soon after the firing incident, more […]

Youth injured by pellets in Pulwama

Youth injured by pellets in Pulwama

PULWAMA: A youth was hit by pellets in eye during clashes between government forces and youth in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday evening, a police officials said. Clashes erupted during cordon and search operation at Chewa Kalan village after forces carried cordon and search operation there. Sources told Kashmir Reader that the scores of […]

Tral shuts on militant’s 3rd death anniversary

Tral shuts on militant’s 3rd death anniversary

TRAL: A complete shutdown was observed on Saturday in Tral Pulwama to mark the third death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen Commander, Abid Ahmad Khan alias Hamza of Hundoora Tral and his associate Sheraz Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Hassan Dar. The militants were killed in a brief encounter on January 27 in 2015 in Handura […]

Forces defuse IED in Pampore

Forces defuse IED in Pampore

PAMPORE: Government forces on Wednesday claimed to have detected and defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at New bypass road near Railway station Pampore in Pulwama district. The IED fitted in a pressure cooker was found by CRPF on Tuesday night at Kandizal-Tengan village opposite railway station Pampore, CRPF officials told Kashmir Reader. Later it […]

Tractor hits 7-year-old girl to death in Awantipora

Tractor hits 7-year-old girl to death in Awantipora

Awantipora: A minor child was killed after she was hit by a speeding Tractor at Padgampora area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday. A 7-year-old girl Aisha Fayaz daughter of Fayaz Ahmad Shergujri, resident of Padgampora, was seriously injured when a tractor without registration number hit her near Padgampora Awantipora. She was […]

120 tippers challaned in a major crackdown against reckless driving on highway

120 tippers challaned in a major crackdown against reckless driving on highway

PAMPORE: In a major crackdown on rash and reckless driving on Srinagar-Jammu Highway, Traffic and Transport Department in a joint action challaned 120 tippers on Saturday. The joint patrol parties of these departments were deployed in Galander -Pampore, Lethpora- Awantipora stretch and were checking the documents of vehicles throughout the day. The officials told Kashmir […]

Pampore youth dies, another injured in road accident at Lethpora

Pampore youth dies, another injured in road accident at Lethpora

AWANTIPORA: A tragic road accident in which a youngster from Pampore town was killed and another was injured at Lethpora area of Awantipora left the entire Pampore town in mourning. The accident took place on Thursday evening leaving the 25-year-old dead while the injured was shifted to SKIMS. Station House Officer Awantipora Nazir Ahmad told […]