Govt forces cordon Pattan village in northern Kashmir, conduct door-to-door searches

Srinagar: Government forces on Wednesday afternoon launched a cordon and search operation in Hanjiwara village of Pattan in northern Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Sources said that a heavy contingent of Jammu and Kashmir police, its operational forces SOG and army cordoned the area following inputs about presence of militants in the area. They said that all […]

Students in central Kashmir’s Budgam seek restoration of internet service

Budgam: The students of this central Kashmir district on Wednesday urged authorities to restore mobile internet service saying that the blockade was affecting their studies ahead of the board and university examinations The clampdown on internet is affecting our studies. In absence of internet, we can’t prepare well to sit in the examinations,” Imtiyaz Nabi, […]

Villagers in Magam of central Kashmir’s Budgam hold anti-PDD protest

Budgam: The residents of a village in Magam area of this central Kashmir district today staged a protest demanding a separate transformer for the village. The residents of New Colony Wat-Magam this morning hit the streets and staged a demonstration against the power development department for their alleged failure to install a new transformer in […]

Woman dies of electric shock in Budgam village

Budgam: A woman died of electric shock in Khansahib village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday morning. Sources said that the woman identified as Shafeeqa Bano wife of Fayaz Ahmad Najar, a resident of Hokhlitri village received an electric shock while repairing an electric heater at her residence early today. The woman was immediately […]

Govt forces carry out search operation in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Budgam: Government forces carried out a Cordon and search operation (CASO) in a village in Chadoora area of this central Kashmir district. Special operations group (SOG) of police and army laid a cordon around Gudsatoo village of Chadoora here on Thursday night and launched a search operation, locals told Kashmir Reader Friday. The government forces, […]

Lineman electrocuted to death in Budgam

Lineman electrocuted to death in Budgam

Budgam: A power development department (PDD) lineman was electrocuted to death in a village in Khansahab area of Budgam district. Bashir Ahmad Khan of Zogoo village was critically injured when he received an electric shock while repairing an electric transformer in Bhat Mohalla area of Kharian this afternoon, Mushtaq Ahmad, an eyewitness told Kashmir Reader. […]

Lineman electrocuted to death in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Budgam: A power development department (PDD) lineman was electrocuted to death in a village in Khansahab area of this central Kashmir district. Bashir Ahmad Khan of Zogoo village here was critically injured when he received an electric shock while repairing an electric transformer in Bhat Mohalla area of Kharian this afternoon, Mushtaq Ahmad, an eyewitness […]