Coronavirus scare: Bank employees seek sanitisers, masks in wake of public dealings

KALEEM GEELANI SRINAGAR: Bank employees on Monday urged its administration to provide them with sanitisers and masks, saying they have to deal with public on daily basis. The appeal comes in wake of coronavirus pandemic across the world and WHO has asked people to take preventive measures and avoid unnecessary travel and large gatherings. J&K […]

Sopore flea market closed, driving licence test suspended

BARAMULLA: The authorities in north Kashmir’s Sopore have ordered closure of f lea market while driving licence test has been suspended till further orders. According to an order passed by president Municipal Council (MC) Sopore said that flea market shall remain closed in the town till further orders. “In exercise of powers conferred under section […]

Jammu school sealed for flouting closure order

Jammu: A private higher secondary school in Samba district was sealed on Monday for allegedly flouting the government’s order of closure of all educational institutions over the novel coronavirus pandemic, an official said. A team of revenue and police officers, headed by Sub-Divisional Magistrate C P Kotwal, sealed the institution in Vijay Pur area of […]

Disinfection drive held at Pampore

PAMPORE: In wake of coronavirus scare, Municipal Committee Pampore on Monday started disinfection drive at various places. Executive Officer Shakeel Ahmad Shah told Kashmir Reader that two key locations – Sub District Hospital Pampore and Police Station Pampore were sprayed with disinfectants on the day first. He said that the spray drive has been launched […]

Youth electrocuted in Sopore

BARAMULLA: A youth was electrocuted in north Kashmir’s Sopore village after he touched a live electric wire on Monday morning. Sources said that a youth Zubair Ahmed Mir of Brath Kalan Sopore was found unconscious in his washroom by his family on Monday morning. He was shifted to nearby hospital where the doctors declared him […]

Demolition drive held at Hajin

HAJIN: Municipal Committee Hajin on Monday started a demolition drive here against shopkeepers and vendors. A team headed by Tehsildar Hajin, chairman Municipal Committee Hajin ,SHO Hajin and other officials carried a demolished drive against shopkeepers and vendors who have illegally occupied the roadsides and foot path in the market. The locals said the most […]

Revenue, MC Pampore remove garbage from private property

PAMPORE: Revenue and Municipal Committee Pampore on Monday removed garbage from a private property of a migrant Kashmiri Pandit and warned people not to dispose garbage on the plot. The action was taken after the migrant Kashmiri Pandit had filed a complaint that his property was turned into a dumping site and needed to be […]

Indo-Pak troops exchange fire in Poonch, Hiranagar

Indo-Pak troops exchange fire in Poonch, Hiranagar

Jammu: Indo-Pak troops exchanged fire in forward posts and villages along the Line of Control and the International Border in Poonch and Kathua districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday. The firing and shelling by Pakistani Army in Kirni and Qasba sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district started around […]

4 LeT militants from Kulgam district killed in Anantnag

4 LeT militants from Kulgam district killed in Anantnag

Anantnag: Four militants from Kulgam district, all affiliated to the Lashkar-e-Toiba and all with the same family name, were killed in a gunfight with government forces here in Dialgam area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday. The militants have been identified as Sajad Ahmad Bhat alias Abdul bhai, son of Muhammad Ahsan, resident of […]

Under construction drainage collapses in Hajin, DC says will enquire

Under construction drainage collapses in Hajin, DC says will enquire

HAJIN: An under construction drainage has collapsed in north Kashmir’s Hajin with people alleging authorities of using sub-standard material. Talking to Kashmir Reader, a local Sajad Ahmad said, “We were surprised when we saw drain collapsed near the crossing. It is causing inconvenience to people.” He alleged that it is because of sub-standard material used […]