9 employees found absent at MC Pampore during surprise inspection by Tehsildar

PAMPORE: Nine employees of Municipal Committee Pampore were found absent from duty on Thursday by Tehsildar. Officials informed Kashmir Reader that Tehsildar Pampore, Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din on Thursday afternoon conducted a surprise visit at the office of executive officer Municipal Committee Pampore . “Nine employees were found absent,” they said. “Tehsildar as Executive Officer MC Pampore […]

Abdul Qayoom Wani of PDP renounces politics against abolition of Article 370

SRINAGAR: PDP member Abdul Qayoom Wani on Thursday renounced politics in protest against the GoI’s decision to repeal Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into Union Territories. Wani, a trade union leader, had joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in 2019. “I am renouncing politics to protest […]

Man found dead under mysterious circumstances in Uri

BARAMULLA: A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Zahampora village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Sources said that Shabir Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Yousuf Khan of Zahampora Baramulla was found dead at his home and the cause of death is said to be consumption of some poisonous substance. […]

Omar gets wishes, sympathies on Twitter on 50th birthday

Omar gets wishes, sympathies on Twitter on 50th birthday

Srinagar: Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is under detention since August 5 last year and has been booked under PSA, received tweets wishing him well on his 50th birthday on Wednesday. One such tweet that made rounds on social media was from Bolywood actress Pooja Bedi. Sharing a picture of herself with Omar, […]

Shopian govt school in limbo

SHOPIAN: Government high school Ayend-Ravalpora Shopian was torched in 2017 by unknown persons and was shifted to high school, which according to parents and locals lack infrastructure and space to accommodate students. Locals said that the work on new school building was stopped last year due to unknown reasons. 90 students were clubbed with high […]

Coronavirus Scare MS GMC Baramulla urges people not to create panic

BARAMULLA: The Medical Superintendent (MS) associated hospital Government Medical College (GMC) Baramulla on Wednesday said that they have established several isolation rooms and wards in GMC Baramulla for any emergency and urged people not to create panic. In a press conference at GMC Baramulla, Dr Syeed Masood Ahmad appealed people to be alert and not […]

1 killed in road accident in Sopore

1 killed in road accident in Sopore

BARAMULLA: A man was killed in a road mishap in Sopore town of Baramulla district on Wednesday. According to reports, a youth was on his scooty when he was hit by a mini bus in Model Town Sopore Wednesday morning resulting in his on spot death. The deceased was identified as Rizwan Ahmad Dar, 18, […]

PHC Pampore holds awareness camp at railway station

PAMPORE: Primary Health Centre (PHC) Kakapora of Pampore on Wednesday held an awareness camp at a railway station here to raise awareness against spread of coronavirus. Medical Officer Public Health Centre (PHC) Kakapora Pulwama, Dr Mohammad Yousuf told Kashmir Reader that they have deputed a team of doctors and paramedics to the railway station to […]

After season of heavy snowfall, clearance of Mughal Road postponed

After season of heavy snowfall, clearance of Mughal Road postponed

Shopian: The snow clearance on Mughal Road, which connects Kashmir via Shopian with Poonch and Rajori districts in Jammu region, is likely to be started by the 25th of this month. Officials told Kashmir Reader that several feet of snow had accumulated on this road as the region last year received the heaviest snowfall in […]

Bandipora youth selected as member of ICJ

SRINAGAR: A law professional from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district has been selected as a member of the London based International Council of Jurists (ICJ). Irshad Ahmad Dar, 27, a law graduate hailing from Saderkoot Bala area of Bandipora district had applied for the membership of the ICJ, which claims to promote legal professionalism and work […]