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Karnah-Kupwara highway opens for traffic

Karnah-Kupwara highway opens for traffic

Karnah: After remaining blocked for several days due to heavy snowfall, the Kupwara-Karnah highway was reopened for traffic Tuesday Authorities said accumulation of 3 feet snow around the Sadhna Pass had forced closure of the highway. The Beacon authorities did a brilliant job and worked very hard to clear snow from the road, SDM Karnah […]

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Traffic movement suspended on Karnah-Kupwara road

Traffic movement suspended on Karnah-Kupwara road

Karnah: Authorities on Wednesday suspended traffic movement on the road connecting Karnah to Kupwara following fresh snowfall. An official said that it has been snowing at Sadhana Pass since yesterday evening and as a precautionary measure the traffic movement has been suspended on the road. As per the official record, 2.5 ft of snow was […]

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Political activities on Peak in Karnah for upcoming DDC Election

Political activities on Peak in Karnah for upcoming DDC Election

Karnah: Political activities are at peak in border town Karmah and the voting will be on 28 Nov. Different parties and leaders are on the group to prove themselves in the upcoming election. Karnah polls set on 28 November. The seat of Karnah teshil is reserved for Women candidate and there are total 13 contestants […]

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Soldier killed as avalanche hits Army post in Kupwara

Soldier killed as avalanche hits Army post in Kupwara

Kupwara: A soldier was killed and two others were injured after an avalanche hit an Army post in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. The avalanche hit the Army post near the Line of Control (LoC) at Roshan Post in Tangdhar area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district late on Tuesday night, the […]

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People of Karnah request Army to shift checkpoint from Sadhna Top

People of Karnah request Army to shift checkpoint from Sadhna Top

Tangdar (Karnah): The people of Karnah have demanded shifting of checkpoint on Nasta Chun Gali during the winter season. Locals said that as there is a risk of avalanches during the winter at Sadhna Top (Nasta Chhan), the vehicles shouldn’t be stopped there. “To curb the narco and arms and ammunitions smuggling, the army has […]

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Sarpanchs, Panchs demand posting of BDO for Teetwal block

Sarpanchs, Panchs demand posting of BDO for Teetwal block

Teetwal : Sarpanchs and Panchs held a protest demonstration on Monday afternoon here against District Administration Kupwara for failing to post a Block Development Officer (BDO) for Teetwal block. They alleged that the unavailability of BDO has brought all the developmental works to a complete halt in Teetwal. According to reports, Sarpanchs and Panchs assembled […]

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Diffusing live shells from Karnah-Tangdar border villages: Army asks for written affirmation

Diffusing live shells from Karnah-Tangdar border villages: Army asks for written affirmation

Karnah, Feb 09: In a recent visit to the forward areas along LoC in Karnah-Tanghdar, the Sub District Magistrate (SDM), Karnah, Dr Bilal, directed authorities for diffusing the live shells fired from across the border during recent border skirmishes. Sources said that while on a visit to the villages including Gani Satpora, Hadeekra, Prada, Naikiya, […]

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One civilian killed, four injured in cross LoC fire

One civilian killed, four injured in cross LoC fire

30-35 houses damaged in Karnah villages

Karnah: One civilian was killed in Tad area of Karnah sector today in Pakistani fire as Indo-Pak troops exchanged heavy fire along the Line of Control (LoC). Defense sources said that troops from Pakistani side violate ceasefire in the sector around 5 pm on Monday. Indian army retaliated and the firing and shelling continued for […]

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Six injured in accident in Gabra Karnah

Six injured in accident in Gabra Karnah

Tangdhar Karnah: Six persons including two children were injured in a road accident at Neti Gali at Gabra today. Sources said that an Alto car bearing registration number JK09B3570 met with an accident around 9.30 am in Gabra area of Karnah leaving six people injured, three of them critically. The injured include Azmit Ahmad, a […]

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Fire guts house of former MLA Karnah

Fire guts house of former MLA Karnah

Property worth lakhs reduced to ashes

Karnah, Jun 21: The residential house of Ex- MLA Karnah, Raja Manzoor Ahmad was gutted in an overnight fire incident. The property worth lakhs was reduced to ashes in the devastating fire. The fire broke out in the intervening night of Thursday-Friday at around 02 am. Sources said that as soon as the fire broke […]