Khag residents resent lack of fire brigade

Khag residents resent lack of fire brigade

BUDGAM: Residents of Khag Tehsil in Budgam district are resenting the lack of fire brigade in the far flung area, which they said has been a long pending demanding demand. Residents said the area comprising of more than 60 villages has been left on God’s mercy. “Despite repeated requests, neither the previous government nor the […]

Drug peddler arrested by Chrar police

BUDGAM: Budgam police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a drug peddler at Charwani Dardpora during a routine naka. Police said that the peddler named as Tariq Ahmad Shiekh son of Gulam Nabi Shiekh, a resident of Chewa Khurd Pulwama was arrested after a routine naka was held at the Dardpora road by personnel of […]

Asian Karate Championship: Budgam kid Sairhan win gold medal

Asian Karate Championship: Budgam kid Sairhan win gold medal

BUDGAM: Sairhan-ul-Islam young talent from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district won gold medal in Sub-Junior category of Asian Karate Championship held at Talkatora Indoor stadium New Delhi. Sairhan the class third student represented India in the championship. “I am very happy with my performance. I had been practicing very hard for last one year, it was […]

Thousands throng at slain CRPF man’s funeral at Nagam

Thousands throng at slain CRPF man’s funeral at Nagam

BUDGAM: Thousands of people converged at the residence of slain central reserve police force (CRPF) personnel Saifuddin Ganai at Nagam in central Kashmir’s Budgam District. The people waited for hours for the arrival of the dead body in the afternoon. Saifuddin Ganai was killed in a fidayeen attack on a forces formation at Lethpora in […]

CRPF personnel injured in accident

CRPF personnel injured in accident

Budgam: Four CRPP personnel including an assistant commandar were injured in an accident their vehicle collided with a tipper at Humhama Budgam. Police said a fast moving tipper driven by one Iqbal Sofi of Kralpora collided with a CRPF bullet proof Gypsy at Humhama Saturday morning resulting in injuries to four personnel. The four CRPF […]

House-to-house searches launched by govt forces in Khag

House-to-house searches launched by govt forces in Khag

Khag (Budgam): The government forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Sugan and Kokerbagh area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on the wee hours of Tuesday, sources said. Police sources said that CASO was launched by 53RR and SOG personnel of J&K police after inputs regarding presence of militants in the areas. Locals […]

Protests in Poshker against seizing of vehicle

Protests in Poshker against seizing of vehicle

Budgam: Residents of Bun Sharan blocked the road connecting Poshker to Budgam on Monday, after police seized the taxi `of a local resident. Hundreds of commuters were stranded, as the protestors demanded police release the taxi of the local resident, who allegedly had been asked to drop policemen at the police station. Protestors blocked the […]

Budgam hospitals ‘defunct’ as NRHM employees continue stir

Budgam hospitals ‘defunct’ as NRHM employees continue stir

BUDGAM: The continued strike by the employees of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has hit the functioning of health facilities in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. District hospitals, sub district hospitals, community health centers and even medical aid centers have become defunct due to the strike call from the NRHM employees. The strike call has frozen […]

Beerwah police arrest ‘mischief-monger’

Budgam: Budgam police on Thursday claimed to have arrested an alleged mischief-monger who has circulated picture of a student from Beerwah and announced on social media that he has joined militant ranks. The mischief-monger has been identified as Shadir Gull son of Ghulam Mohammad Wagay, a resident of Pulwama who has captured a picture of […]