17 sheep killed in suspected wolf attack at Pattan

17 sheep killed in suspected wolf attack at Pattan

BARAMULLA: Seventeen sheep were killed and sixteen other were injured in a suspected wolf attack in Kumangdara village of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday night. Sources said that a pack of wolves entered into the cowshed of Mohammad Maqbool Chopan in Kumangdara village of Pattan on Saturday night and killed his 17 […]

1 killed, 2 injured in Kunzar road mishap

1 killed, 2 injured in Kunzar road mishap

BARAMULLA: One person was killed while two otherswere injured in a road mishap in Kunzar area of district Baramulla on Sunday morning. Sources said that a speedy tipper bearing registration number JK03B/2973 turns turtle on Srinagar Gulmarg road on Sunday morning when the driver of vehicle lost his control over it. Kunzar police has registered […]

Militant arrested in Sopore

Militant arrested in Sopore

BARAMULLA: Police on Sunday said they have arrested Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant in Sopore area of district Baramulla. In a statement, police said that based on credible input of the presence of a newly recruited militant in Bulgam area of Sopore, a joint operation was launched by army’s 52 RR, paramilitary CRPF, and police’s special operations […]

Non-local beggars flock to north Kashmir amid coronavirus worries

BARAMULLA: While district administrations in three districts of north Kashmir closed schools, colleges, tuition centres and other institutions in wake of coronavirus pandemic all over the world, a large number of non-local beggars are flocking this region with the onset of spring season. Locals said that they are worried that non-local beggars are coming to […]

Crime Branch books 4 Haryana residents for duping people of Rs 1.5 crore

JAMMU: Crime Branch has registered an FIR against four residents of Haryana for duping people of Rs 1.5 crore on the pretext of giving bonus income after every 15 days of investment of money in their company. The fraud came to light after some local residents, hailing from different districts of the Union Territory, lodged […]

Shopian roads in poor condition, people blame roadside car washing

SHOPIAN: Roads in Shopian are in poor condition with people alleging authorities of using low grade building material and “rampant roadside car washing further deteriorating surface”. In many areas of Shopian like Circuit House, Mughal road, Sofanaman and Shirmal, car washing on roadside is rampant – which according to officials not only damages the roads […]

3 houses damaged by soil erosion in Uri

BARAMULLA: Three residential houses were damaged due to soil erosion and shooting stones in Machikrand village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on late Friday evening after heavy rains lashed the area. Sources said that three houses owned by Mohammad Ayoob Janjoo, Mohammad Sadeeq Janjoo and Abdul Qayoom Janjoo were damaged partially due to […]

2 militant associates held in Handwara

BARAMULLA: Police on Saturday said that two militant associates were arrested in Handwara and arms were recovered from them. “On the basis of reliable information , Handwara police along with 30RR Langate and 92 BN CRPF laid a surprise naka at Panthachowk Kralgund, Ananwan Hajan crossing. During surprise checking of the vehicles, two suspicious persons […]

Grenade recovered in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Police on Friday evening recovered grenade from a stream bed in Saloosa village of Baramulla district. Sources said that some locals spotted a rusty grenade in Ningli Nalah near Saloosa village and they informed police who reached the spot and took grenade into their custody. A police officer confirmed that they recovered grenade and […]

Anti-encroachment drive held in Pampore

PAMPORE: Municipal Committee Pampore on Saturday launched anti-encroachment drive here. To free encroached footpaths and streets Pampore, Municipal Committee launched anti-encroachment drive against shopkeepers and street vendors. A team headed by Muncipal Committee Executive Officer Shakeel Ahmad Shah started an anti-encroachment drive in Saffron town during which illegal encroachment were removed, officials said. Locals complain […]