Reyaz Rashid

Who is polluting river Jehlum in Baramulla?

Who is polluting river Jehlum in Baramulla?

Baramulla: A tipper hired by some unknown agency was caught on camera throwing dirt and filth into river Jehlum on Srinagar Muzzafarabad highway near MCB tax collection point (Chungi) at Khanpora Baramulla. Avehicle of Council Baramulla was also caught on camera dumping garbage on the banks of River Jehlum near Danakhan turn on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway. […]

 Reyaz Rashid

UT government not imposing property tax, clarifies LG

UT government not imposing property tax, clarifies LG

“No plan to scrap honorarium of Panchayati representatives, urban local bodies”

Baramulla: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday said there is no plan to reduce or scrap the honorarium of the representatives of Panchayati Raj institutions and urban local bodies. “Such rumours are being spread by certain vested interests deliberately misleading elected representatives on the honorarium issue,” Sinha said at a programme in Baramulla district. The […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Two residential houses gutted in fire in Danisyedna Uri

Two residential houses gutted in fire in Danisyedna Uri

Uri: Two residential houses were gutted and property worth lakhs of rupees was reduced to ashes after fire broke out in Dani Syedna village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday late evening. Witnesses said that fire engulfed the joint residential house of Barkat Hussain and Mohmmad Akbar Shah which later spread to […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Groups clash in Pattan area

Groups clash in Pattan area

Nearly 30 booked for disrupting law and order 

Pattan, Baramulla: Police had to use force and fire teargas shells to disperse the frenzy mob after two community groups clashed at Gund Khawaja Qasim in Pattan area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday. Following disruption of the law and order situation, police booked at least thirty persons including three of its cops for […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Nowshera-Shaldaji link road in dilapidated condition

Nowshera-Shaldaji link road in dilapidated condition

Baramulla, October 12: Villagers of Shaldajan and adjoining villages of Nowshera in Boniyar Tehsil in Baramulla district are facing immense hardships as the only link road which connects the village and other adjoining villages to the highway at Nowshera is in a dilapidated condition. According to locals, the link road is dotted with potholes and […]

 Reyaz Rashid

X-ray machine lying defunct at PHC Sheeri

X-ray machine lying defunct at PHC Sheeri

Sheeri : The X-ray machine at Public Health Centre (PHC) Sheeri has been lying defunct from the past one month. According to sources, the X-ray machine was installed twelve years ago at the PHC Sheeri and it has been developing technical snags since then but the concerned authorities have failed to replace it. Locals said […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Cafés making inroads in rural Kashmir

Cafés making inroads in rural Kashmir

Bhat's Bistro’ Café and Grills inaugurated at Sheeri market

Sheeri: With fast-food industry becoming a business trend across the globe; the cafés are making inroads in rural Kashmir too. Keeping up with this business trend, Irshad Bhat of Zogiyar Sheeri Narvaw has started “Bhat’s Bistro – Café and Grills” at Sheeri market on Srinagar-Uri Highway. “We are serving sandwiches, burgers and soft drinks to […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Bodies of Rajouri trio killed in Shopian ‘fake’ encounter exhumed, handed over to family

Bodies of Rajouri trio killed in Shopian ‘fake’ encounter exhumed, handed over to family

Gantamulla (Bla): Bodies of three men from Rajouri, killed in an alleged fake encounter by Army in Shopian district of south Kashmir in July this year, were exhumed and handed over to their families Saturday. Hours after Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said the legal process to exhume and handover the bodies was […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Resumption of Gulmarg Gondola brings cheer to tourists

Resumption of Gulmarg Gondola brings cheer to tourists

106 tourists enjoy ride on first day of resumption of cable car service

Gulmarg: 106 tourists enjoyed the Gondola ride on first day of resumption of cable car service on Sunday here. Pertinently, the government has allowed the commercial operation of Gulmarg Gondola on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from Gulmarg to Kongdoori. According to the officials, the JK Cable Car Corporation earned Rs 78,000 on the first day. […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Fire breaks out at Shalimar Gas Service Baramulla

Fire breaks out at Shalimar Gas Service Baramulla

Computer institute and grocery shop also gutted   

Baramulla: Fire broke out in the administrative office of Shalimar Gas Service -an HP cooking gas agencies in Baramulla and engulfed a computer institute CISR and its lab housed in the first floor of the shopping complex near Uri Bus stand in Baramulla town on Sunday late evening. The fire destroyed administrative office and the cooking […]

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