No fresh traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar NH for second day

Banihal/Jammu: No fresh traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for the second day on Monday to facilitate clearance of stranded vehicles including trucks carrying essential commodities to Kashmir Valley, officials said. The highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, has witnessed frequent disruptions over the past week […]

Driver killed, associate injured after truck touches power line in Sopore

BARAMULLA: A truck driver was killed while his associate injured after their truck came in contact with a high tension (HT) transmission line in a Sopore village on Monday morning. Sources said that a truck was on its way to Zaingir area and driver of a truck adopted another route to avoid the traffic jam, […]

K Cements employees demand pending salaries

PAMPORE: JK cements Employees Association on Monday held a protest demonstration in factory premises at Khrew demanding immediate release of their pending salary that has been withheld for more than one years and updating of CP fund. The aggrieved employees said that they being deprived of their salaries for fourteen months seeking immediate attention of […]

School partially damaged by fire in Pattan

BARAMULLA: A private school was partially damaged in Wanigam area of Pattan on Sunday evening. Sources said that fire broke out in Public High School Wanigam in Pattan area of Baramulla district on Sunday evening. The fire resulted in a portion of school was partially damaged. They said that local people living around the school […]

Awareness programme on Coronavirus held at Pampore

PAMPORE: An awareness programme on Coronavirus was held at Tehsil office here to impart awareness among the village heads on Monday. Dr Murtaza Hussain, Medical Officer, Sub district hospital (SDH) Pampore enumerated a number of precautionary measures which should be adopted to fight against the spread of the contagion. “people need not to panic. they […]

Program held at DPL Handwara

HANDWARA: Police in Handwara held awareness session on the precautionary measures required to be taken to protection from the infection of Coronavirus The programme that was held under the supervision of SP Handwara Dr G V Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS was held at the conference hall of DPL Handwara in which the fficers , police personnel , […]

Jio tower in Shopian village a non-starter

SHOPIAN: Jio tower at Pargochi village in district Shopian is a non-starter for last two years with people saying they face connectivity issues due to lack of network. According to locals, Reliance Jio initiated construction of tower in the village by the end of 2018 after huge demand from public. They said that work on […]

Kashmiri comedian makes it to Bollywood

BARAMULLA: The famous Kashmiri comedian Abdul Qayoom Bhat alias Badshah Khan gets entry in Bollywood and has signed a picture. A resident of Tarzoo village of Sopore in northern Kashmir’s Baramulla district, Bhat has signed a film by a famous filmmaker Mohan Singh. Talking to Kashmir Reader, he said that he is very much happy […]

GoI prepares roadmap for 24×7 power supply in J&K

JAMMU: The third meeting of committee constituted by the Central Government for formulation of a roadmap envisaging 24×7 power supply in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh regions was held here Sunday under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary Industries UP government, Alok Kumar. The committee has been assigned with the responsibility of preparing a prospective power […]

2 Pattan youth missing

BARAMULLA: Two youth are missing from their homes in Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district from past few days and the police has sought help from general public to trace them. Police sources said that Inayatullah Mir son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir a resident of Andergam village of Pattan left his home from 4th […]