J&K

DPS Budgam Shut After Staff Goes on Strike

Srinagar: Staff, including teachers and bus drivers, at the elite Delhi Public School (DPS), Budgam who have been demanding pay hike for long finally went on a strike Friday forcing administration to declare a holiday for the day in the school. “Due to potential strike call by some senior school teachers and bus drivers, the […]

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Hailstorm wrecks havoc in Budgam, causes massive damage to crops

Srinagar: Hailstorm wrecked havoc in Chrar-e-Sharief area in central Kashmir’s Budgam district last night causing massive damage to crops; walnut, cherry, apricot and apples. Locals said that the orchards spread over thousands of Kanals of land in Zaloosa, Nowhad, Cherwani, Dalwan, Tilsara, Rakhai, Hayatpora, Lolipora, Batpora, Futlipora suffered massive damage. Meanwhile the locals of other […]

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Kralpora pregnant woman’s ‘suicide’: Family stages protest, alleges murder by in-laws

Srinagar, May 15: The family members of Kralpora woman, who died on Tuesday after allegedly consuming poison at her in-laws’ house, staged a protest on Wednesday, alleging it was a “murder”. The family and relatives of the deceased Yasmeena Akthar daughter of Mohammad Ramzan Kumar of Kralpora blocked the Alamdar Charisharief – Srinagar road at […]

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Budgam Clashes: 20 referred to SKIMS Bemina

(Camera: Sajad Hameed)  Budgam: Scores of civilians sustained injuries during day-long clashes in Budgam district on Sunday after people of Magam and adjoining areas took out a protest rally in the morning against the rape of a 3-year-old girl in Bandipora district. The protest rally was called by the youth welfare society Magam and the […]