Hajin back to normal after six days

Hajin back to normal after six days

Hajin: Life returned to normal in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday after five days of shutdown against the killing of two local teenage LeT militants, Mudasir Rasheed and Saqib Bilal on Saturday. All shops, business establishments and educational institutions opened while the traffic also plied normally. Three LeT militants including Mudasir […]

Old widow votes in hope of getting pension

Old widow votes in hope of getting pension

Bandipora: Left with just a few teeth, 60-year-old Beeba still carries some glow on her red fluffy face. Clad in a black pheran, she made her way towards the polling booth set up slightly uphill – struggling on the walkway made muddy due to rain – at a government school in Mantrigam village. When she […]

Hajin shuts for third day in mourning for teenage militants

Hajin shuts for third day in mourning for teenage militants

HAJIN: Hajin town in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district observed a complete shutdown for the third day on Tuesday, mourning the loss of its two teenage militants, Mudasir, 14 and Saqib, 17, killed on Sunday in the Mujgund encounter on the outskirts of Srinagar. A foreign militant, Ali, was also killed in the 20-hour gunfight. Witnesses […]

JRL for shutdown in poll bound areas

JRL for shutdown in poll bound areas

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has asked people to observe a complete protest shutdown in the areas going to Panchayat polls on Tuesday. The areas going to polls on Tuesday include Natnussa, Drugmulla, Magam, Banakoot, Tujjar Sharief, Hardaboora, Tangmarg, Wakura, Chadoora, Pakherpora, Kakapora, […]

Panchayat Polls-2018: Phase-VIII witnesses 49.6% polling in Kashmir

Panchayat Polls-2018: Phase-VIII witnesses 49.6% polling in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: In the Phase-VIII of Panchayat Polls held on Saturday, 49.6 percent polling percentage was recorded in Kashmir while as 85.1 percent in Jammu, taking the overall poll percentage of 79.9 percent across the State, the Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shaleen Kabra said. Giving district-wise details, Kabra said that Kupwara witnessed 53.8%, Bandipora 18%, Baramulla […]

56.86% voting in Baramulla

56.86% voting in Baramulla

Baramulla: Voting in the eighth phase of panchayat elections saw 56.86% polling in three blocks of Baramulla district on Saturday. Official sources said that there were 29,345 registered voters in three blocks of Nadihal, Narvaw and Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, of which 16,685 voters including 8,434 males and 8,251 females cast their vote. […]

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