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Hailstorm wrecks havoc in Sheeri Tehsil of Baramulla

Baramulla: The hailstorm wreaked havoc in many villages of Sheeri tehsil of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. The hailstorm caused huge damage to crops and vegetable in Sheeri tehsil including Nowgam Kandi, Kawar Bala, Kawar Payeen, Chandoosa, Shumlaran, Sultanpora Bandi, Laridora, Dodhbugh, Murin, Tangwari and Rajpora villages, leaving farmers in distress over expected losses. […]

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Protests erupt in Baramulla, Sopore town against Bandipora minor’s rape

Srinagar: Protests erupted at various places in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday against the rape of a minor girl in Sumbal area of Bandipora district last week. Demanding stern punisent against the accused, scores of protesters assembled at Hygam in Baramulla and blocked the Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for several hours. The protesters while demanding […]

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Outrage in Kashmir after minor raped by neighbour

Srinagar: There has been a widespread outrage in Kashmir over the rape of three-year-old girl by her neighbour. While various political, social and religious organisations of the Valley have demanded a fast-track investigation into the case and exemplary punishment for the culprit, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti sought application of Islamic Sharia law, which calls […]