Pandit couple returns to Muslim neighbourhood in Kashmir

Pandit couple returns to Muslim neighbourhood in Kashmir

One reason I stayed in Muslim colony is relate with my youthful days, says Omkar Razdan. A Kashmiri Pandit couple is back in the Kashmir Valley. What makes the return of Omkar Razdan (70) and Vijay Bazaz Razdan (65) unique...
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Protests in Budgam after missing man found dead, probe ordered

Protests in Budgam after missing man found dead, probe ordered

Protests erupted in Jammu and Kashmir’s central district of Budgam on Thursday after the mutilated body of a 22-year-old man was found near his home in Peerbagh. Owais Bashir Malik, a student of a polytechnic college, had left home on...
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Cops blame ‘non-cooperative’ Army for delay in completing probe

Cops blame ‘non-cooperative’ Army for delay in completing probe

Almost 13 months after the killing of two youths at Chattergam in Budgam, Army men will depose before the police for recording their statements for the first time. The police have been blaming the Army for the delay in filing...
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58 govt employees suspended for dereliction of duty

As many as 58 government employees were placed under suspension after they were found absent from duty in Budgam district of central Kashmir, officials said today. Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, Mir Altaf Ahmed, inspected various departments, including Consumer ...
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Urs of Sheikh-ul-Aalam (RA) observed, CM greets people

Urs of Sheikh-ul-Aalam (RA) observed, CM greets people

The 596th Urs of Hazrat Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani (RA) was observed with great religious fervour and gaiety across Kashmir on Sunday. The largest gathering was held at the shrine of Sheikh-ul-Aalam at Chrar-i-Sharief in Budgam district where thousands of devo...
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One killed in Kashmir cloudburst

One killed in Kashmir cloudburst

At least one person was killed after a cloudburst struck in central Kashmir’s Budgam district this evening, official said. “The cloudburst has occurred in Chanz area near Doodhpatri tourist place in Budgam this evening. One person has been killed,&...
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Police arrest CAPD store-keeper, Hidden foodgrains seized from Village Panch’s house

Police arrest CAPD store-keeper, Hidden foodgrains seized from Village Panch’s house

Police Friday arrested the store-keeper of a ration depot in Pakharpora town of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district for hiding food grains with a sole intention to sell that in black market. Police sources told CNS that CAPD Store-keeper for Pakharpora...
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Two die of electrocution in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Two die of electrocution in central Kashmir’s Budgam

The men, an official said, were restoring the power supply in the area following a short circuit. Two people died of electrocution Saturday at Pehru in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said. The men, an official said, were restoring the...
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88 villages of Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir under threat of landslide, say authorities

88 villages of Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir under threat of landslide, say authorities

Eighty-eight villages in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district are facing the threat of landslide, authorities said on Friday. “Out of 500 villages in the district, 88 villages, mostly in Chadoora and Chrar-i-Sharief areas, are under the threat of la...
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Charari Sharief faces landslide threat, 66 families evacuated

Charari Sharief faces landslide threat, 66 families evacuated

Atleast 66 families in Charari Sharief have been shifted to safer locations by district administration in view of landslide threat, while around a dozen of houses are on the threshold to collapse across the Constituency due to incessant rains that...
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