4 militants killed in Uri: army

4 militants killed in Uri: army

Baramulla: A gunfight between the army and a group of militants in Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday has led to the killing of four militants who had infiltrated the border, an army source told Kashmir Reader. Official sources said that the army unit posted along Torna post at Line of Control […]

Eid-e-Milad un Nabi (SAW) celebrated in Baramulla school

Baramulla: Syeed Sakhi High School (SSHS) Nowshera area of Boniyar in this north Kashmir district celebrated Eid-e-Milad un Nabi (SAW), where large number of students including boys and girls, teaching staff and other local people participated. On the occasion, the students presented different lectures while special prayers were also offered in the school premises throughout […]

4 suspected militants killed in north Kashmir’s Uri

Baramulla: At least four suspected militants have been killed by army in a gunfight in Boniyar area of this north Kashmir district. Official sources told Kashmir Reader that a group of militants was intercepted by army’s 5 Grenadiers near Tourna post in Boniyar forests early this morning. On being challenged, the sources said militants opened […]

Youth slips to death at Keran in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara

Srinagar: A youth slipped to death in Keran area of northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday when he was collecting grass for cattle. The youth was identified as Shakir Hussain Gojer son of Zakir Hussain Gojer, a resident of Kundian village of Keran Kupwara. “Gojer slipped to death when he was collecting grass for cattle […]

No elections at Pattan

No elections at Pattan

BARAMULLA: All the eleven candidates who submitted their nomination forms for elections to Pattan municipal committee in Baramulla district were declared winners unopposed. Sources said that for the 13 wards of Pattan municipal committee, 11 candidates including two females had submitted nomination forms. All of them were declared winners in advance because no one had […]

Bla, Kup hills get first snowfall of season

Bla, Kup hills get first snowfall of season

BARAMULLA: Hilly areas in northern districts of Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora received the first snowfall of the season on Tuesday. The areas which witnessed the light snowfall include the tourist resort Gulmarg, hills in Uri, Rafiabad, Handwara, Kupwara and some hilly areas in Bandipora. The region witnessed a consequent cold wave and drop in temperatures. […]

Kupwara opens after four days of shutdown

Kupwara opens after four days of shutdown

BARAMULLA: After four days of shutdown, protests and clashes, business activists resumed in north Kashmir’s Kupwara town on Monday. The town had shut down in protest over the killing of AMU scholar-turned-militant Abdul Mannan Wani. Shops, offices and business establishments opened while as public and private transport plied on roads. Manan, a young commander, was […]

Class work suspended in schools, colleges in north Kashmir’s Kupwara

Baramulla: All educational institutions in the frontier Kupwara district remained closed today amid fears of protests against the killing of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Mannan Bashir Wani and his associate in a gunfight with government forces last week. Barring Karnah and Macchil, class work in all the schools and colleges in the north Kashmir district […]

Govt forces launch CASO in north Kashmir’s Rafiabad

Baramulla: Government forces on Saturday launched a cordon and search operation in Hadipora area of Rafiabad in this north Kashmir district. Special operations group (SOG) of police and army this evening laid a siege around Hadipora village here and started a search operation, official sources told Kashmir Reader. The search operation, they said has been […]

72.69 percent polling on north Kashmir’s Uri

Baramulla: Voter turnout continues to soar in the border district of Uri, where 72.69 percent voters have exercised their franchise till 2pm today. Among the voters, 1275 were men, while 1307 were eligible female voters, officials told Kashmir Reader. The poll percentage at 2 pm was recorded 72.69. The Uri municipal committee has a total […]

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