10 transformers damaged by lightening in Boniyar

10 transformers damaged by lightening in Boniyar

BARAMULLA: At least ten power transformers were damaged by lightening in Boniyar tehsil of border town Uri on Saturday night due to lightning. Power Development Department (PDD) officials said that of the ten electric transformers damaged in several villages some were damaged partially while some were shifted to service stations for repairing. Local residents said […]

Seven injured in road mishaps in Baramulla

Baramulla: At least six persons were injured when a sumo vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle near Jamia Masjid Laridora area in this north Kashmir district on Monday. According to reports, the vehicle bearing registration number JK05B-0489 was on its way to Laridora village from Baramulla town. The injured, including two children, were shifted […]

Man arrested for killing fiance in Baramulla

Man arrested for killing fiance in Baramulla

Baramulla: A man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly killing his 24-year-old fiance in this north Kashmir district. Dead body of a missing woman namely Rifat Bano, a resident of Sangri Colony Baramulla, has been recovered from Mohara Uri on the instance of her fiance Sajad Ahmad Bhatti, a police spokesman said. He said the […]

After windstorm, SDM Uri visits Boniyar

After windstorm, SDM Uri visits Boniyar

Baramulla: Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Uri Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary on Sunday visited Boniyar area of Baramulla after windstorm. An official said the SDM Uri visited Salasan village of Boniyar where a person Jalal Din Chaneeza, died after slipping from a hill during windstorm on Saturday afternoon. The officer paid condolences to the bereaved family and prayed […]

Windstorm in Baramulla, woman injured, houses damaged

Windstorm in Baramulla, woman injured, houses damaged

Baramulla: A woman was injured, while and houses and crops were damaged as a windstorm hit several areas of Baramulla district in north Kashmir Saturday afternoon. The winds were followed by heavy rains. Rafiqa, wife of Farooq Ahmad Hajam received minor injuries when the roof of her house collapsed due to winds in Syeed Karim […]

Elderly man dies after slipping from hill in Uri

Baramulla: An elderly man slipped from a hill in Boniyar area of Uri and died on spot on Saturday. The incident happened when he was grazing his cattle during windstorm and rains in the area. The man was identified as Jalal ul din Ahmad. Station House Officer Boniyar confirmed that a person slipped from a […]

Screening camp under RBSK held in Uri

Baramulla: A screening camp under Rashtriya Bal Suraksha Karyakaram (RBSK) initiative was held in Nambla village of border town Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday. The camp was inaugurated by Sub District Magistrate (SDM) Uri Bashir ul Haq Choudary in presence of CMO Baramulla Dr Bashir Ahmed Chalkoo and BMO Uri Dr Mohammad […]

PDD fails to repair transformer in Migrant camp Boniyar, residents irked

PDD fails to repair transformer in Migrant camp Boniyar, residents irked

Baramulla: The inhabitants of Migrant Camp Bela Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have expressed strong resentment against PDD for failing to repair a transformer in the locality from. The residents said that the transformer of the locality developed a snag one month before and PDD failed to repair it. They said when it was […]

JK touched new heights of progress during Congress rule: Monga

JK touched new heights of progress during Congress rule: Monga

Baramulla: J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) vice president and MLC Gulam Nabi Monga on Friday said that Congress has never changed colours for the sake of power but remained dedicated to its cause of strengthening and serving people, and is committed to overall development of the state. Addressing a public gathering in Nowshera area of […]

Medical camp held in Pattan

Baramulla: In collaboration with Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK), a medical health awareness camp for slum areas of health block Pattan was organised by BMO Pattan Dr Masarat Iqbal on Friday. 30 people were screened, 12 sputum tests were done and 6 samples for CB NAAT taken. 24 children were also immunised and free […]