Attempt on life of policemen made by students: police

Attempt on life of policemen made by students: police

Ganderbal: Intense clashes between students of Government Degree College Ganderbal and government forces on Monday left 12 students and five policemen injured, reports from the area said. A statement issued by police in Ganderbal said that there was “heavy stone-pelting at Government Degree College, Ganderbal, in which a crowd of more than 150 comprising of […]

Srinagar-Leh highway closed for fourth day

GANDERBAL: The highway linking the Ladakh region with Kashmir valley remained closed for the fourth day on Monday. Officials said that the Traffic remained suspended on 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway for the fourth day today due to accumulation of snow and slippery road condition. Officials said that owing to heavy snowfall in Zojila and Drass […]

Police use tear smoke shells against Anganwari worker protesters in Ganderbal

Police use tear smoke shells against Anganwari worker protesters in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Police on Saturday used tear smoke shells and batons to disperse the protesting Anganwari workers and helpers demanding release of pending wages and monthly honorarium. Protesting workers show strong resentment against the government for not fulfilling their genuine demands which also included immediate release of their salaries, enhancementin their monthly honorarium, fixation of final […]

Srinagar-Leh highway closed after fresh snowfall

Srinagar-Leh highway closed after fresh snowfall

Ganderbal: High altitude areas in Ganderbal district including the tourist resort of Sonamarg experienced fresh snowfall leading to the closure of 434-km long Srinagar-Leh highway on Friday. Traffic on the strategic highway linking the frontier Ladakh region with the rest of the state was suspended from both sides since early morning Friday after continuous snowfall […]

Kathua rape & murder: After Friday prayers, locals march in Kangan, Ganderbal

Kathua rape & murder: After Friday prayers, locals march in Kangan, Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: Locals staged protests on Friday at different localities in Kangan area against the Kathua rape and murder case. The residents of Hariganwan, Kangan, assembled outside the Jamia Masjid of their locality after Friday prayers and staged protests against the rape and murder case of a minor in Kathua. Chanting slogans, they marched in Hariganwan […]

Life returns to normal in Kangan

Life returns to normal in Kangan

Kangan: Life returned to normal in Kangan area of Ganderbal district on Tuesday after two-days of shutdown to mourn the death of a local youth who was injured in police action on protestors. Shops and business establishments opened across the town after two days of shutdown. Both private and public transport plied normally. However, as […]

Kangan shuts for second day against youth’s killing

Kangan shuts for second day against youth’s killing

KANGAN: A shutdown was observed in Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on second consecutive day against the killing of a local youth. Twenty-two-year-old Amir Ahmad Lone had been injured in clashes between protestors and government forces on April 3 in Kangan. He succumbed to his injuries on Sunday morning. All shops and business establishments […]

Ganderbal Bar condemns attack on lawyer

Ganderbal: District Bar Association Ganderbal on Monday held an emergency meet and condemned the “murderous” attack on a lawyer Talib Hussain by communal forces in Udhampur. In a statement, the Association said, “These inhuman elements for their petty gains are not interested in bringing the accused in the rape and murder of a minor girl […]

Policeman dies of heart attack

Policeman dies of heart attack

GANDERBAL: A police head constable died due to heart attack on Monday evening in Ganderbal district, officials said. The deceased has been identified as Abdul Rashid Dar, son of Abdul Gaffar Dar, a resident of Samboora Pulwama. Officials said Dar was undergoing inter training course at Police Training School (PTS) Manigam Ganderbal Officials at PTS […]

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