Pampore councillors administered oath

Pampore: The councillors for the Municipal Committee Pampore were administered oath of office at the Deputy Commissioner’s office Pulwama on Saturday. BJP bagged all five seats in the committee, as five candidates in all, including three of a migrant Pandit family and a local woman candidate, had been declared winners unopposed in the local body […]

Pampore mourns local militant

Pampore mourns local militant

PAMPORE: A complete shutdown was observed for the second consecutive day in Pampore on Friday to mourn the death of local Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Mohammad Amin Mir alias Abu Ismail, resident of Drangbal area in Pampore. Amid the shutdown and rain, hundreds of people including some pro-freedom activists arrived at Amin’s residence to offer their condolences. […]

IED planted by militants diffused in south Kashmir’s Pulwama: Police

Pulwama: Police on Friday claimed to have detected and diffused an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by militants along the Shopian-Pulwama road. Government forces during routine patrolling detected an IED planed by militants on Shopian-Pulwama road near Nikas this afternoon, a police official told Kashmir Reader. He said the IED weighing 5-7 kg was planted […]

Slain Pampore militant left fiancée in tears

Slain Pampore militant left fiancée in tears

PAMPORE: One of the militants killed in a gunfight in Budgam on Thursday had joined militancy in July this year, few days after he had been engaged to his cousin and their marriage fixed for November 5. Twenty-eight-year-old Mohammad Amin Dar, a resident of Drangbal in Pampore had fled home on June 29, just a […]

Rumour of local militant’s killing triggers clashes in Pampore

Pulwama: Violent protests broke out this afternoon in Pampore town of this south Kashmir district after rumours made rounds that one of the two militants killed in central Kashmir’s Budgam district in an encounter was a local militant. Groups of youth appeared on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Drangbal and staged a protest when rumours made […]

Shutdown in Pampore over rumours of local militant’s death

Pulwama: Pampore town of this south Kashmir district observed a spontaneous shutdown today after rumours made rounds that one of the two militants killed in central Kashmir’s Budgam district in an encounter was a local militant.  All shops and business establishments observed a spontaneous shutdown this morning when rumours spread in this Saffron town that […]

Illegal structures demolished on highway at Lethpora

Illegal structures demolished on highway at Lethpora

Pampore: Dozens of illegal structures were demolished at Lethpora area on the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Wednesday in a joint anti-encroachment drive by Revenue officials, Muncipal Committee Pampore and RMKY. The drive was carried out from Lethpora to Barsoo in which several shops and other structures falling in the alignment of the national highway were demolished, […]