11 shops gutted in Handwara market

11 shops gutted in Handwara market

Handwara: At least eleven shops were gutted in a fire incident in northern Kashmir’s Handwara market on Tuesday night. According to locals, fire broke out from a shop around 1 am on Tuesday night and spread to adjoining wooden structures before people and fire tenders could reach the spot. Police and local people of the […]

Rafiabad residents demand upgradation of power transformer

Rafiabad residents demand upgradation of power transformer

Baramulla: The residents of Shitloo village of Rafiabad in this north Kashmir district staged a protest in front of DC office Baramulla after their low capacity power transfer damaged repeatedly. A large number of people from Shitloo village reached DC office Baramulla and staged a protest against the Power Development Department (PDD) which according to […]

Water crisis hits Tangmarg village

Water crisis hits Tangmarg village

Baramulla: The residents of Wanigam area Tangmarg in this north Kashmir district are up in arms against Public Health Engineering (PHE) department which ‘failed’ to provide them portable drinking water. The people said that department forced people to walk long distances to fetch portable drinking water. The residents experience enormous difficulties routinely as they always […]

Five injured in road mishap in Kalaroos

Five injured in road mishap in Kalaroos

Kupwara: At least five people were injured in a road accident in this north Kashmir district on Saturday. Sources said that a Tata Sumo on way towards Srinagar from the border area Kalaroos, Kupwara skidded off the road and rolled down into a deep Nala near Tangibal Kalaroos Kupwara, resulting in injuries to five people […]

Body of stranded Kupwara woman yet to be lifted

Body of stranded Kupwara woman yet to be lifted

Trying our best: DC Kupwara: The body of a stranded elderly woman who died due to cold at Sadna Top in this north Kashmir district is yet to be lifted from the area. The woman identified as Taja Begum, wife of Abdul Qayoom of Tetwal Kupwara, died on Friday evening following heavy snowfall. She along […]

Power crisis continues in Baramulla

Power crisis continues in Baramulla

Baramulla: The power crisis made the lives of people miserable as several areas in this north Kashmir district are without electricity from the last one month. The residents of Baramulla, Sopore, Pattan, Rafiabad, Sheeri and Uri areas of the district are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) which ‘failed’ to provide them […]

CRPF officer who died in Jharkhand laid to rest in Uri

CRPF officer who died in Jharkhand laid to rest in Uri

BARAMULLA: The assistant commanding officer of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who died due to electric shock in Khunti district of Jharkhand state on Monday night, was buried in his native village Manzgam in Baramulla on Wednesday. Official sources said that body of 30-year-old Gulam Jeelani Khan was shifted to district police lines Baramulla where […]

Fire damages 2 houses in Baramulla

Fire damages 2 houses in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Two residential houses were gutted in a fire incident in Old Town area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla on Tuesday night. Reports said that fire broke out in the house of Abdul Gaffar Khosa of Ganie Hamam, Old Town of Baramulla in the night hours and gutted it completely. The house of one of the […]