Youth drowns while bathing in a stream in Pattan

Youth drowns while bathing in a stream in Pattan

BARAMULLA: A youth drowned while talking bath in a stream at Sultanpora area of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Faizan Ahmad Marazi son of Mohammad Yousuf Marazi resident of Sultanpora Pattan. His body was retrieved from the water. Meanwhile, police have started investigation.

Legal awareness camp on women empowerment held in Hajin

HAJIN: Public Service Organisation in collaboration with JK Women’s Helpline organised a legal awareness programme at Government High School Baharabad, Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday. During the programme, the speakers shared their thoughts and ideas about women empowerment. The programme was attended by social activist and founding member of Public Service Organisation […]

Six injured by stray dogs in Uri

Six injured by stray dogs in Uri

Baramulla:Six people including a woman were attacked and injured by a pack of stray dogs in Duwaran village of border town Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday morning. Locals said that a pack of stray dogs attacked several people, one by one, at Duwaran village on Thursday morning and injured at least eight […]

CASO in Baramulla’s Kansipora village

CASO in Baramulla’s Kansipora village

Baramulla:Government forces including army and police launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Kanispora village of Baramulla on Thursday morning. Sources said that a large number of personnel from Army’s 52RR, SOG of police and other forces cordoned off Kanispora village in wee hours on Thursday and launched a door to door search operation. […]

Elderly tourist dies at Gulmarg

Elderly tourist dies at Gulmarg

Baramulla: An elderly tourist from Chattisgarh died reportedly due to cardiac arrest at the ski resort Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. According to officials, Pallavi Khokle, 65, wife of Prakash Khukle of Raipora Chattisgarh arrived in Kashmir valley few days ago along with her family. On Thursday she complained of chest pain […]

Toddler among two injured by wild animals in Baramulla

Toddler among two injured by wild animals in Baramulla

Baramulla: A three-year old boy was among two people injured by wild animals in two separate incidents in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. Locals said that Muntazar Ahmad, son of Manzoor Ahmad Lone, resident of Darakasi village of Tangmarg was attacked and injured by a leopard when he was playing outside […]

No headway on Sadhna top tunnel, Karnah residents go on hunger strike

No headway on Sadhna top tunnel, Karnah residents go on hunger strike

KUPWARA: Residents of Karnah, assembled under the banner of Tunnel Coordination Committee Karnah, began a three day-hunger strike from Tuesday to protest government failure to construct a tunnel at Nastchan Gali (Sadna Top) on Kupwara-Karnah road. President tunnel coordination committee Wali Mohammad Qurashi told Kashmir Reader that the committee in its meeting on Monday decided […]

Toddler drowns in Pattan

Toddler drowns in Pattan

Baramulla: A 3-year-old girl drowned in a stream near her home in Pattan area of Baramulla district Tuesday. Locals said that the Aaliya Jan, daughter of Nazir Ahmad Parray, slipped into Gundari Nallah running adjacent to her home at Hurhundpora village in Pattan on Tuesday morning. After the incident, a large number of people from […]

Burhan anniversary: Sealed, deserted roads mark day of shutdown

Burhan anniversary: Sealed, deserted roads mark day of shutdown

SRINAGAR: Government forces sealed all routes leading to Shariefabad Tral, the family residence of slain militant commander Burhan Wani, and to the local graveyard where Burhan lies buried, on the third anniversary of his killing by government forces, on Monday. The government also shut down mobile internet services across south Kashmir and in Srinagar the […]

Anti rabies vaccines not available at hospitals, patients suffering

Anti rabies vaccines not available at hospitals, patients suffering

Baramulla: Unavailability of anti-rabies vaccines at health centres and hospitals in northern Kashmir is creating problems for patients, even as a number of dog bites are reported in the area. Sources said that from past one month the anti-rabies injections are not available at government run hospitals in most areas of north Kashmir including Baramulla, […]