Frisking intensified across north Kashmir

Frisking intensified across north Kashmir

Baramulla: Government forces have installed several check posts across north Kashmir and are searching both private and passenger vehicles. Check posts have been installed on Uri-Baramulla, Baramulla-Handwara-Kupwara, Baramulla-Srinagar and Kupwara-Srinagar roads where teams of army along with police are seen stopping all the public and private vehicles. Drums painted with ‘Stop for Checking, Show your […]

Swedish skier killed in Gulmarg avalanche

Swedish skier killed in Gulmarg avalanche

Baramulla: A Swedish skier was killed and another injured when they came under an avalanche in ski resort Gulmarg on Thursday. Official sources said that Daniel Akessan, 25, was skiing in the second phase of Gondola on Affarwat peaks and mountaineering area Thursday afternoon along with another Swede Benjamin Asberg, 24, when an avalanche struck […]

A dozen shops, private school gutted in a fire incident in Kupwara

A dozen shops, private school gutted in a fire incident in Kupwara

KUPWARA: One dozen shops and a private school structure were gutted in a fire incident in Khurhama area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday night. Official sources said that fire broke out from a shop in the intervening night of 16 and 17 January in Khurhama market in Lolab valley of district […]

Kupwara-Tanghdar road closed for traffic on weather advisory

KUPWARA: District administration in Kupwara announced closure of Kupwara-Tangdar road for any traffic movement on Wednesday in the backdrop of the possible spell of fresh snowfall near the Sadna top and at other places. The area has witnessed fresh snowfall and rains from Monday night and to avoid any untoward incident authorities took the step […]

Market checking held In Uri, fine imposed on traders

BARAMULLA: A market checking was conducted in main market Uri under the supervision of naib-tehsildar Jula Basharat Hussain and team of municipal committee employees on Wednesday. About 10 kilograms of polythene were seized and about two quintals of rotten fruit and vegetables were destroyed on spot by the officials. An amount of Rs 7000 has […]

Trade of bananas across LoC suspended for a week

Trade of bananas across LoC suspended for a week

Baramulla: The authorities of Pakistan administered Kashmir have stopped the trade of bananas with Indian administered Kashmir for this week. Official sources said that authorities of Pakistan administration Kashmir have asked this side of Kashmir to “stop sending bananas for this week” because they “have found some infection” in the bananas of this side. In […]

Militants killed near LoC buried: Police

Militants killed near LoC buried: Police

Baramulla: Police on Monday night buried all the four militants killed by army near the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday night. Police sources said the bodies of four militants were buried near the TV tower close to the army brigade in Uri area of north Kashmir on Monday night where dozens of other non-local […]

BSF vehicle catches fire in Baramulla

BSF vehicle catches fire in Baramulla

Baramulla: A border security force (BSF) vehicle caught fire after turned turtle at Ladoora area of Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday afternoon. Sources said that a BSF jeep bearing registration number JK05/4411 skidded off the road near Ladoora village of Rafiabad on Baramulla Handwara road and caught fire. However, the troopers including […]

Police distribute material in Pattan Orphanage

Police distribute material in Pattan Orphanage

Baramulla: Jammu and Kashmir Police and Udhay Foundation Jammu provided blankets and shoes to the inmates of Bait-ul-Falah orphanage in Singhpora Pattan on Tuesday. SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain handed over these items to the orphans and stressed on sensitizing the society towards its responsibility regarding orphans and downtrodden. He said that providing helping hand to […]

5 heavily armed militants killed in Uri: Army

5 heavily armed militants killed in Uri: Army

Baramulla: Five militants suspected to be of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) were killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla when they were trying to cross the river Jhelum on a boat. Official sources said that a group of heavily armed militants tried to cross the LoC near Dulanja area of Uri […]

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