DHSK organises seminar on role of media in health awareness

BARAMULLA: District Hospital Baramulla organized a day-long seminar to highlight the role of media in public health awareness and to create an understanding among people about the availability of health services. The seminar titled ‘Role of Media in public health awareness’ was held at Dak Bangalow Baramulla in which media persons and other functionaries of […]

Afzal Guroo’s son preparing for MBBS, wife building new house

Afzal Guroo’s son preparing for MBBS, wife building new house

Baramulla: In the five years since Afzal Guroo was hanged and buried inside Tihar Jail without informing his family, his son Galib has passed two Board examinations with distinction, and his widow Tabassum has constructed her own house in Baramulla, though it is still incomplete. As they wait, and struggle, for a better life, the […]

Roads sealed in north Kashmir

Roads sealed in north Kashmir

Baramulla: Ahead of the death anniversaries of Mohammad Afzal Guroo and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, government forces have increased their presence across north Kashmir. Hundreds of teams of police and paramilitary have installed numerous check points on roads in Baramulla, Handwara, Sopore, Pattan, Kupwara and Trehgam areas. Locals said that all roads leading to Afzal Guroo’s […]

Three houses gutted in Kupwara

Kupwara: Three residential houses were gutted in a fire incident in Kandi village of Karnah in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district during Tuesday night. The houses belonged to Raja Abdul Majid Khan, and his two sons Raja Amjad Khan and Raja Asif Khan. However locals alleged that F&ES vehicle reached late and was carrying insufficient water […]

Public darbar held in Boniyar Uri

Baramulla: Sub District Magistrate URI held a Public darbar in Boniyar area on Wednesday. On the occasion, people apprised him of various problems including lack of basic amenities in the area. The SDM assured the people that all their genuine demands would be solved soon. SDM directed the officers to address the issues of public […]

Teenage youth from PaK held by police in Kupwara

Teenage youth from PaK held by police in Kupwara

Kupwara: A teenage youth from Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) was detained by police along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday afternoon, sources said. They said Najam u Saqib, 18, son of Uzair Ahmad Joo of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, was detained by police in Keran when he crossed over […]

Govt apathy forces people to pool money for the road repairment

Govt apathy forces people to pool money for the road repairment

Baramulla: After Government failed to repair their road, residents of Goshbugh Pattan pooled the money to repair the two kilometer road on their own. Residents said that there is a road link which connects Goshbugh, Wosan and other villages with Srinagar Baramulla highway through Palhalan village. “After knocking the doors of the R&B officials for […]

Handwara shuts on the militant’s death anniversary

Handwara shuts on the militant’s death anniversary

Handwara: A complete shutdown was observed for the second consecutive day on Monday in north Kashmir’s Handwara town and its adjoining areas on the first death anniversary of HM militant Azharuddin Khan Alias Gazi Umar. The Hizb militant was killed by government forces last year on 4th February near the Sopore by Pass Bridge along […]

Police arrests four drug peddlers in Baramulla

Baramulla: Police on Monday said that they arrested four drug peddlers in two different incidents here. A Police official said Police Station Kunzer arrested two notorious drug peddlers at Batpora Kunzer and recovered a huge quantity of contraband substance from their possession. The accused were identified as Jahangir Ahmad Wani of Takiya Batpora and Aabid […]