Excise officials attacked in Shopian village while on anti-cannabis drive

Excise officials attacked in Shopian village while on anti-cannabis drive

SHOPIAN: Officials of the Excise and Taxation, Revenue, R&B and Irrigation departments were attacked by stones Thursday at a Shopian village in south Kashmir during a cannabis eradication drive. Sub District Magistrate, Zainapora, Syed Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that as the vehicles carrying the officials reached Melhura village, a mob already present there attacked them […]

Unknown persons set afire Panchayat Ghar, forest dept quarter in Shopian

Shopian: Unidentified persons on Thursday set afire a Panchayat Ghar and a quarter of the forest department in this south Kashmir district. Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that the unidentified persons this evening tried to set afire under construction quarter (check post) of forest department at Vehil village here. They said that quarter suffered minor damages […]

Awantipura villagers demand macadamisation of road

Awantipura villagers demand macadamisation of road

Pulwama: Residents of dozen villages in Awantipora area of Pulwama are up in arms against the R&B department for failing to macadamise 9-km road panzgam to Malagpora from many years. The locals of Panzgam, Chokura, Gulzarpora, Novgam, Ghat Tokun, Baderwan and Malangpora alleges government for step-motherly attitude towards the area. They said the road from […]

Govt forces carry out CASO in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Shopian: Barely a day after militants tried to blow up an army vehicle, the government forces on Monday carried out door to door searches in Heff village of this south Kashmir district. Early this morning, army, police and the CRPF laid a siege around Heff village here and launched a cordon and search operation (CASO), […]

Another IED blast in Heff Shopian targets army’s Casspir vehicle

Another IED blast in Heff Shopian targets army’s Casspir vehicle

Shopian: Militants on Saturday night attacked an army patrol by triggering off an IED blast in Heff village of Shopian district. At about 11:15pm, militants triggered the IED blast that targeted a mine-protected Casspir vehicle of the army. Locals told Kashmir Reader that the IED was planted in the middle of the road and it […]

One more case of unsafe, unhygienic school building in Pulwama

One more case of unsafe, unhygienic school building in Pulwama

Pulwama: The Department of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) is risking lives of students of Govt Boys Primary School at Wakherwan in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district by conducting their classes in an unsafe and unhygienic building. The school is housed in a three room single storey building. Ghulam Mohammad Mir, a local, said the building was […]

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