Ganderbal-Sonamarg road opens for traffic

Ganderbal-Sonamarg road opens for traffic

Sonamarg: The 12-km Gagangeer-Sonamarg stretch of Srinagar-Leh highway was re-opened on Monday after remaining closed for vehicular movement for four and half months. Officials said that the stretch was closed for traffic in December after heavy snowfall in the area. A number of light vehicles including tourist cabs moved towards Sonamarg after the they were […]

Srinagar-Sonamarg road to be opened from today

Srinagar-Sonamarg road to be opened from today

Ganderbal: The 12-kilomtre Gagangeer-road stretch of Srinagar-Leh highway will open for vehicular traffic on April 15 (today), officials said on Sunday. An order issued by Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Hashmat Ali under letter no DCG/PS/F-99/19-24 dated 13-04-19 said the Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri (SSG) road shall be reopened up to Sonamarg tourist spot on 15-04-2019 and the movement of […]

Farooq Abdullah again questions Balakot air strike

Farooq Abdullah again questions Balakot air strike

Kangan (Ganderbal): Former J&K chief minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Saturday again raised questions on the Balakot air strike, saying that the Indian Air Force managed to only hit trees. Addressing an election rally in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, Farooq Abdullah said that the BJP’s claims of bombing a […]

PDP always stood for safeguarding interests of people: Mehbooba

PDP always stood for safeguarding interests of people: Mehbooba

Kangan: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehooba Mufti on Friday said that her party always stood for safeguarding the interests of the people of State. “PDP is committed to preserving the sanctity of Article 35-A and 370 and party will do everything for protecting the special status of the state,” Mehbooba said while addressing […]

‘Everyone is in tears’: Ganderbal mourns its brilliant student who surprised everyone

‘Everyone is in tears’: Ganderbal mourns its brilliant student who surprised everyone

Ganderbal: The funeral of MTech student-turned-militant Rahil Rashid Sheikh at his native village Nunner in Ganderbal district on Sunday was attended by thousands of people, including women, children and the elderly. Almost everyone from Nunner village and its adjoining areas participated in the funeral prayers of Rahil who was killed in a brief gunfight with […]

Kangan student selected for youth dialogue conference in Malaysia

Kangan: An engineering student from Nunar area of Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district attended Commonwealth Youth Dialogue Conference started at Kuala Lampur in Malaysia from April 2 to April 5, 2019. Khalid Bashir Rather (20) of Muqdam Mohalla Nunar, a student of Mechanical Engineering of Government College of Engineering and Technology Jammu was selected […]

Kangan shuts on first death anniversary of local youth

Kangan shuts on first death anniversary of local youth

Kangan, A complete shutdown is being observed in central Kashmir’s Kangan town on Wednesday, on the first death anniversary of local youth who was killed during allegedly Police action last year. Local sources said that all shops, business establishments, and traffic is off the roads. The local youth identified as Gowhar Ahmad Rather son of […]

15-year-old boy drowns to death in Kangan power canal

15-year-old boy drowns to death in Kangan power canal

Kangan: A 15-year-old boy drowned to death after slipping into a canal of a power house at Fraw Kangan area in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday afternoon. An official said that the Tariq Ahmad Awan (15) son of Abdul Hameed Awan of Fraw Kangan slipped into the water canal of Sumbal power house near […]

Three injured in Kangan road mishap

Three injured in Kangan road mishap

Kangan: Three persons were injured in a road accident at Kangan in Ganderbal district on Monday evening. Officials said that two cars collided with each other at Kijpora Kangan on the Srinagar-Leh highway resulting injuries to three persons. The injured have been identified as Sharifa Bano, wife of Mushtaq Ahmad Wani of Charwan Kangan, Siraj-u-din […]

Mobile tower damaged in fire in Kangan

Mobile tower damaged in fire in Kangan

Kangan: A mobile phone tower caught fire on Sunday evening in Kangan area of Ganderbal district. Locals said that the mobile tower owned by Aircel company which was being used by Airtel and Idea telecom companies on shared basis was damaged in the fire at Lari Prang area at around 10:45 pm on Sunday. The […]

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