Patients hit as docs fight it out in Bandipora hospital

Patients hit as docs fight it out in Bandipora hospital

Bandipora: A tussle between senior doctors has badly hit the patient care at District Hospital, Bandipora. Patients, who were referred from ticket counter to a Physician’s room, found it padlocked on Saturday. The room remained locked for hours together giving a tough time to the patients who had come from far off places to see […]

‘People of Kashmir want Pandits to resettle in valley’

Bandipora: Deputy chief minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, on Thursday said the people of Kashmir want migrant Pandits to resettle in the Valley. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of ‘Public Darbar’ held by his party BJP at Bandipora to address people’s grievances, he said, “The people of Kashmir want migrant Pandits to be resettled in […]

Bandipora-Srinagar road to be macadamized in ‘patches’

SRINAGAR: Only three kilometers of vital Bandipora- Srinagar road is being macadamised by Beacon this year. This was revealed by Deputy Commissioner,  Bandipora Sajad Hussain Ganaie while addressing a public Darbar organised by BJP in Bandipora. The Darbar was also attended by Deputy Chief minister Dr. Nirmal Singh. Many public grievances were raised during the […]

First shopping mart comes up in Bandipora

Bandipora: First of its kind multi-branded shopping mart – The K Mart – was thrown open for general public at Bandipora on Thursday. Asif Hussain Jan, owner of the mart said it is one stop destination for brand conscious shoppers. “It will be a new experience for shoppers who are used to traditional kind of […]

Minor raped in Bandipora

Minor raped in Bandipora

Bandipora: A 13-year-old girl was kidnapped and raped by Jalal-ud-din Kalas, son of Karam Din Kalas, of Malangam Bandipora. The accused kidnapped the minor from her home in Malangam on May 2, and took her to an undisclosed location where he raped her on the intervening night of May 2-3. The accused, who is around […]

Shooting and braving death on top of the world

Shooting and braving death on top of the world

Srinagar: No story is worth a life and no piece of reportage worth an injury. Young Kashmiri documentary maker Amir Rafiq Peerzada violated this journalistic dictum with awesome courage and went on to win a couple of awards too. Peerzada hails from Wangam village in Bandipora and works as a producer with NDTV. He was […]

Kashmir’s 6-yr-old kickboxing sensation all set to take on world in Italy

Kashmir’s 6-yr-old kickboxing sensation all set to take on world in Italy

Bandipora: Don’t be misled by her innocent smile and small size; mess with her and she can break your bones with her powerful little fist. Meet Tajamul Islam, 6-year-old kickboxing sensation from Kashmir ready to represent India in an international championship to be held in Italy in November. Islam, who has five gold medals under […]

Work on Kishanganga Hydel Power Project remains suspended

Work on Kishanganga Hydel Power Project remains suspended

Bandipora: Work on the Kishanganga Hydel Power Project (KGHPP) remained suspended for the sixth day today as the workers are protesting against the executing construction company Hindustan Construction Corporation (HCC). The workers are protesting denial of due share of work and development promised to them. The villagers, who were displaced due to the Power Project, […]

TRAGBAL: Sanctuary project will be altered for army firing range

TRAGBAL: Sanctuary project will be altered for army firing range

Bandipora: Wildlife authorities are likely to alter Kishanganga Wildlife Sanctuary project in Gurez to pave way for army’s imminent takeover of Tragal meadow in the same area for use as an artillery firing range, a move that has drawn criticism from various quarters. For its rich variety of flora and fauna, Tragbal is one of […]

Social media users rise against proposed firing range at Tragbal

Social media users rise against proposed firing range at Tragbal

Bandipora: The proposal of the Jammu and Kashmir government to hand over Tragbal meadow in Bandipora district to the Army for setting up an artillery firing range in lieu of the Tosa Maidan range has evoked outrage on the social media. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are abuzz with angry reactions from users […]