Pattan residents protest against MC

Baramulla: The residents of Bilal Colony, Pattan and its adjoining areas protested against Municipal Committee Pattan on Thursday for dumping the garbage in the colony in front of their houses. The locals said that dumping the waste in a residential area has made their life miserable as bad smell is emanating from the waste. Locals […]

Six militants killed in kupwara gunfights

Six militants killed in kupwara gunfights

Srinagar: The army claimed on Thursday that it killed six militants in two separate gunfights in Kupwara district. Three militants were killed during an operation in Dobiwan forest range of Khurhama, Lolab in Kupwara district. An official said the trio was part of a group of militants who had escaped after a gunfight with the […]

Drumbeating is a kind of prayer for this saharkhan

Drumbeating is a kind of prayer for this saharkhan

Baramulla: Sherbaz Khan, a resident of the border town of Kalaroos Kupwara is a professional drum beater who awakens the believers for taking pre-dawn meals by beating drums and wandering through the alleys in Baramulla town. Khan has abandoned his profession for a long time but resumed it this year after the situation became conducive […]

3 dead, one injured in Kupwara accident

3 dead, one injured in Kupwara accident

Kupwara: Three people died and one was injured when the vehicle they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Wednesday. Police said that a private vehicle was on way to Kupwara from the border town of Karnah when its driver lost control and the vehicle fell into […]

Soldier injured in Sogam operation

Soldier injured in Sogam operation

Baramulla: A soldier was injured on Tuesday in a brief encounter with militants at Sogam, Kupwara, in north Kashmir. Reports said the government forces launched a search operation in the forests at Nagbal to trap associates of the non-local militant whom police claimed to have arrested on Monday. The militant, according to police, was arrested […]

3 sites selected for Pandit colonies in north Kashmir

3 sites selected for Pandit colonies in north Kashmir

Baramulla: Three sites for building housing colonies for Kashmiri Pandits have been identified in the two districts of Baramulla and Kupwara, including one in Handwara town. In Bandipora district the search is still on. A plot of 150 kanals along the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, at Kanispora, Jahama, some five kilometers from main town Baramulla, has been […]

Wousan militant was religious and a cricketer

Wousan militant was religious and a cricketer

Baramulla: Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, who was among the two militants killed in a gunfight with government forces at Wousan, Sopore, on Friday, was very religious and a cricketer before he joined militants the last year. Imtiyaz, son of Abdul Khaliq Lone, was among the younger siblings—younger than Hilal Ahmad Lone, who has just completed his […]

Pattan residents protest drinking water scarcity

Baramulla: Residents of Yadipora village of Pattan tehsil in this north Kashmir district protested on Friday against shortage of drinking water. The residents took to streets and held protest demonstrations against MLA Pattan, Imran Raza Ansari, and Public Health Engineering (PHE) department. They said the village has been without drinking water for the last 15 […]

Man electrocuted in Uri

Baramulla: A young man identified as Abdul Hamid Sheikh son of Abdul Ahad Sheikh of Zahampora village of Uri in district Baramulla was electrocuted Friday afternoon when a high tension power supply line from Boniyar to Zahampora village snapped and touched the victim. Large number of people from the native village of Hamid reached the […]

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