Police arrests seven gamblers in Ganderbal

Police arrests seven gamblers in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: Ganderbal police on Thursday arrested seven gamblers and recovered stake money from them during a raid at a gambling site in Sheikh Zoo area of Ganderbal. Police said that acting on a tip off a raid was conducted at Sheikh Zoo Ganderbal and arrested gamblers. The arrested gamblers were identified as Toufeeq Ahmad Guru, […]

Laboratory bearers of education dept demand increase in promotion quota

Ganderbal: Laboratory bearer employees of education department Sunday pressed the state Government to increase the departmental promotion quota to 25% for them. A Laboratory bearer employee’s delegation told Kashmir Reader that Government has done injustice with the Lab Bearers and lab Assistants employess by reducing Departmental promotion Quota to 5% from 25%. The delegation said […]

PDD daily Wagers demand regularization

Ganderbal: Daily wage workers of PDD Power Development Department held a strong protest in Ganderbal on Friday in support of their demands. A large number of workers led by union leaders assembled in Eid Gah Ganderbal near DC office and protested. The protesters accused the government of showing the indifferent attitude towards issues of the […]

Ganderbal resents ‘move’ to shift out CUK campus

Ganderbal resents ‘move’ to shift out CUK campus

Ganderbal: Apprehending that the government may move out the Central University campus out of Gandebal, civil society and political leaders in the district are up in arms. The construction work in the CUK campus at Tulmulla was suspended on GoI’s (MHRD) directions, because of swampy land in the area, Education Minister Altaf Bukhari told the […]

JeI organises workshop on social media and Islam

Ganderbal: A workshop on social media and Islam was organised by Jamati Islami Jammu Kashmir in Mamar area of Ganderbal on Sunday. “The objectives of the workshop was to evolve strategies to use social media effectively in a planned manner, intervene in discussions and to influence and guide public opinion on important social, national and […]

Muslim neighbours help in last rites of Pandit woman

Muslim neighbours help in last rites of Pandit woman

Ganderbal: In an example of communal harmony and brotherhood, Muslim residents of Lar village in Ganderbal district on Sunday helped to perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandith woman. Prabhwati Devi, 83, wife of Prativi Nath passed away at SKIMS Soura after a brief illness. As the news of her demise spread in the […]

Situation too fragile for panchayat polls: Farooq

Situation too fragile for panchayat polls: Farooq

Ganderbal: Ahead of the all-party meeting on panchayat elections, National Conference president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah on Saturday raised questions over the feasibility of holding the elections in the fragile political situation in the Valley. Abdullah said that the current atmosphere was not conducive for holding panchayat polls. “If the government is unable […]

Missing man found dead in Kangan forest

Missing man found dead in Kangan forest

Kangan: A young man who had gone missing on Thursday morning in Wangat area Kangan in Ganderbal district was found dead in a nearby forest area, police said on Friday. Police said 32-year-old Zakir Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Rashid Sheikh had gone to the nearby forest on Thursday morning to collect firewood but didn’t […]

Fire kills livestock at government run farm in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Several superior breed livestock was Thursday charred to death after the Government run animal farm caught fire at Ranbirbagh area here, last night. The government run Livestock development Board Kashmir “Bull Mother Farm” Ranbirbagh Ganderbal according to police caught fire during last midnight resulting in death of 17 animals. A police official, however told […]

Labourer dies in Kangan

Ganderbal: A labourer died after falling from an under-construction hospital building in Kangan tehsil of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday afternoon. A police official said that Mohammad Abdullah Mir, son of Ghulam Mohammad Mir, 48 a resident of Druktung kangan was critically injured after he fell from an under construction wall of sub District […]

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