School teacher dies in Bandipora road accident

School teacher dies in Bandipora road accident

Ajas: A young female school teacher died in a road accident in Ajas town of North Kashmir’s Bandipora District on Friday evening. Gulshan Bano, 29, a resident of Wani Mohalla Ajas, was working as a teacher in Jafar Din Bukhari School. A police official told Kashmir Reader that Gulshan was run over by her school […]

Masood Bhat elected as Bar Association Bandipora president again

Masood Bhat elected as Bar Association Bandipora president again

Bandipora: Masood Bhat was re-elected as president of the Bar Association Bandipora for the second consecutive term after winning the elections held at district court complex on Friday. Masood defeated his arch rival and former bar president, Mushtaq Malik by eight votes. Out of total of 32 votes cast Bhat bagged 18 votes while as […]

Trout fish affected by Kishanganga dam may finally get some govt help

Trout fish affected by Kishanganga dam may finally get some govt help

Bandipora: The misfortune that has come to trout fish due to the construction of the 330-MW Kishanganga hydropower project will endure for still more time, as government schemes meant to rejuvenate them haven’t been executed yet. The Kishanganga power project which began to be constructed in 2007 is nearing completion, after missing various deadlines. Officials […]

Bhat pitches return of power projects at workers’ meet

Bhat pitches return of power projects at workers’ meet

Bandipora: PDP General Secretary, Nizam-ud-din Bhat, on Saturday said that government of India is bound by its written and unwritten commitments to restore all the rights of Jammu and Kashmir over its rivers and hydel projects sustaining on its waters. Addressing a workers’ convention here, Bhat said that NHPC, the government of India owned Power […]

‘90s-style crackdown in Hajin, but no trace of militants

‘90s-style crackdown in Hajin, but no trace of militants

Hajin (Bandipora): Despite being a hub of the government-sponsored Ikhwan militia, militants have been successful in gaining a foothold in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The entrenched presence of militants in Hajin is clear from the major search and cordon operation that government forces launched on Wednesday in the town and adjacent areas. […]

Grid station ready, transmission line issues preventing operation

Grid station ready, transmission line issues preventing operation

Bandipora: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Sajad Ganie, on Sunday said that the 50-MVA grid station was ready to deliver services, but could not be made functional because of some right of way issues. “The project is complete but issues in the construction of six towers required for 132 KV DC transmission line from Badampora Ganderbal to […]