Civil Society Kangan meets Ganai, presents memorandum

Ganderbal: Members of Civil Society, Kangan on Thursday met Advisor to Governor, Khurshid A Ganai and presented a memorandum. The delegation was led by Khurshid Qureshi and Advocate Abid Jeelani. The delegation presented a memo to the Advisor and apprised him of various problems which includes the employment of local youth in the construction of […]

Students block Sonamarg highway against insufficient transport

Students block Sonamarg highway against insufficient transport

KANGAN: Students of different educational institutions of Sumbal area in Ganderbal district held a protest on Tuesday against non-availability of transport facility in the area. A large number of students, both boys and girls, assembled on the Srinagar-Leh highway blocking vehicular moment for hours. Raising slogans, the students demanded regular transportation facilities, and alleged harassment […]

Amarnath pilgrim dies at Baltal base camp

Ganderbal: An Amarnath pilgrim from Punjab died due to natural causes at the Baltal base camp here during the intervening night, officials told Kashmir Reader Monday. 60-year-old Gurnam Singh, son of Gurdiyal Singh was taken ill at the Baltal base camp on Sunday night. He was removed to the base camp hospital where he passed […]

Three yatris die in landslide, three from cardiac arrest

Three yatris die in landslide, three from cardiac arrest

Baltal: Three Amarnath pilgrims were killed and five other persons injured after a landslide and shooting stones hit the Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra in Ganderbal district late on Tuesday evening. Three other pilgrims died due to cardiac arrest at Panjtarni and Brarimarg areas of Baltal base camp on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, […]

Yatra resumes from Baltal after remaining suspended for 2 days

Baltal: The Amarnath Yatra which was suspended due to bad weather on 29 June has resumed from the Baltal route today morning. “With the improvement in the weather conditions, the pilgrimage was resumed this morning from Baltal route,”said an official posted at Baltal base camp. He said that today morning around 7:30 am Air sorties […]

3 Amarnath pilgrims, policeman injured in Kangan road accidents

3 Amarnath pilgrims, policeman injured in Kangan road accidents

Kangan: Three Amarnath pilgrims were injured in a road accident in Ganderbal district on Saturday afternoon. Officials said that the an Indica car bearing registration number PB03Y-6776 carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims from Baltal base camp to the Srinagar collided with a LP truck HP55A-1705 coming from opposite direction at Sumbal Bala Gund on the Srinagar-Leh […]

FMD outbreak in Ganderbal, authorities in slumber

FMD outbreak in Ganderbal, authorities in slumber

Gund: A highly contagious viral disease, Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has affected many villages of Gund Tehsil in Ganderbal. Residents of Sumbal, Fraw, Haknar, Rayil, Kullan, Rezan and Gaganigar villages appealed government to take immediate action, as the disease was killing dozens of animals every day. The villagers said that due to the disease […]

Narrow escape as tree branch snaps in Kangan school

Narrow escape as tree branch snaps in Kangan school

KANGAN: Students and staff of a government school had a narrow escape as a large branch of a tree fell in the school premises in Kangan area of Ganderbal district on Saturday afternoon. Officials said the big branch snapped and fell in the premises of Government Boys High School Charwan Kangan at at 12:30 pm […]

Pandits gather at Kheer Bhawani temple for festival

Pandits gather at Kheer Bhawani temple for festival

Tulmulla: The Kheer Bhawani mela, one of the most important festivals of Kashmiri Pandits, saw thousands of devotees thronging the temple of Mata Kheer Bhawani in Tulmulla area of Ganderbal on Wednesday. The devotees offered prayers and sang hymns in praise of the goddess at the temple situated among majestic chinar trees. Thousands of Kashmiri […]

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