Tangdhar cloudburst: Two killed, several houses, shops, roads damaged

Tangdhar cloudburst: Two killed, several houses, shops, roads damaged

Kupwara: Two people were killed while scores of shops and residential houses and agriculture land were damaged due to flash floods triggered by multiple cloudbursts in Tanghdar area of north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district on Tuesday. One of the deceased has been identified as driver of an oil tanker while another person died due to […]

Tangdar flash floods: Body of truck driver recovered

Baramulla: Police have recovered body of a truck driver who was washed away by flash floods in Tangdar area of the neighbouring Kupwara district. Body of Sher Singh of RS Pora was recovered by police in a rescue operation that was launched after flash floods hit Tangdar area of the frontier district Tuesday afternoon, a […]

Cloud burst hits Karnah

Cloud burst hits Karnah

Kupwara: Panic gripped in Karnah area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday afternoon after a cloud burst hit f its upper reaches. Locals said cloud burst forced the resident’s army men of a camp to run for the safety. Sources said that army vehicles also submerged into the mud. Soon after the incident teams […]

Anti-drugs rally held in Baramulla

Baramulla: A rally against drugs was taken in Baramulla town by police and Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) education department and youth services and sports on Tuesday. The rally was attended by students, volunteers, and large number of people and was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash from DC office Baramulla. Addressing […]

Indo-Pak armies clash at LoC in north Kashmir’s Kupwara

Baramulla: India and Pakistan armies on Tuesday exchanged heavy gunfire in Tangdar sector of the frontier Kupwara district. Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by attacking Indian posts along the line of control (LoC) in Tangdar sector in the wee hours today, SSP Kupwara, AS Dinkar told Kashmir Reader. Indian troops, he said, retaliated to the unprovoked […]

Residents of Nowgam Baramulla allege usage of substandard material in road construction

Residents of Nowgam Baramulla allege usage of substandard material in road construction

Baramulla: Residents of Rangwar Patti Sultanpora in Kundi Nowgam area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district alleged that Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) department isn’t executing the works on Kholana to Rangwar Sultanpora road as per norms. “Department and contractor compromised on the quantity and quality of material being used in construction of road and […]

Timber smugglers injure forest guard in Handwara

Baramulla: A forest guard was attacked and injured by timber smugglers in Langate, area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on late Sunday evening when he was on duty. The injured forest guard Mohammad Akbar Bhat of Langate received serious head injures and was shifted to hospital for treatment. Taking advantage of darkness, the […]

Man found hanging from a tree in Kupwara

Kupwara: A man was found hanging from a tree in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Monday. Sources said that some people from Manigah village of Kupwara spotted a middle aged man hanging from a Dewdar tree in nearby forests on Monday around 1 pm, Then they informed the Kupwara police who took the body […]

Soldier killed along LoC in north Kashmir’s Tangdar sector

Baramulla: A soldier was killed on Monday by Pakistani troops along the Line of control (LoC) in Tangdar sector of neighbouring  Kupwara district. Sepoy Pushpendra Singh of Mathura city of Uttar Pradesh was critically wounded when Pakistani Rangers targeted him with a sniper fire in Tangdar sector in the wee hours today, army sources told […]

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