Bilal Ahmad

Heavy Rains, hailstorm damage crops in Baramulla

Sopore: Heavy rains followed by hailstorm on Thursday evening wreaked havoc on fruit orchards and vegetable gardens in many villages of Zaingeer including apple town Sopore, Rafiabad, Sangrama and other parts of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Locals said that strong hail storm, which continued for around 15 minutes, caused huge damage to standing vegetables as […]

 Bilal Ahmad

‘Mysterious’ blaze damages 5 shops in Sopore

Sopore: Five shops were gutted in a ‘mysterious’ blaze, which broke out at Iqbal Market in Sopore town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district in the wee hours on Wednesday. The fire engulfed a three storey shopping complex at the popular market in the apple town. Soon after, fire tenders were rushed to the spot to […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Mysterious blast creates panic in Sopore

Mysterious blast creates panic in Sopore

Sopore: A mysterious blast on Monday afternoon created panic in Sopore town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that the blast was heard near 179 battalion of the CRPF stationed at a camp at Iqbal Market Sopore. The blast caused fear and panic in the area with people thrown into a chaos. However, there […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Gang using fake guns for robberies busted in Sopore: Police

Sopore: The local police in Sopore Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of thieves who were allegedly using “fake” guns for carrying out robberies in the apple town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. SDPO Sopore Raja Majid told a press conference that a “gang using a wooden AK 47 looting people in parts of […]

 Bilal Ahmad

‘Boycott’ call had good takers in Afzal Guroo’s, Geelani’s villages

‘Boycott’ call had good takers in Afzal Guroo’s, Geelani’s villages

Sopore: A meager four percent of the voters in Sopore cast their vote in the first phase of Parliamentary election for Baramulla seat in North Kashmir. Of the 1,11,928 voters registered in Sopore, only 4,864 voters-3,209 male and 1,655 female turned up as per official figures. That way, Sopore recorded a turnout of 4.35 percent. […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Washrooms at SDH Sopore left to stink

BMO says patients, attendants 'responsible'

Sopore: Despite tall claims of the government to improve the health sector in Kashmir, scores of indoor and outdoor patients visiting Sub district hospital, Sopore are complaining of poor hygienic conditions in the hospital. Patients at the hospital said the hospital premises especially the washrooms were at high risk of infection due to the unhygienic […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Class 9 student dies falls unconscious, dies

Sopore: A class 9 student from Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday died mysteriously after falling down unconscious earlier in the day. Reports said that Mueet Naseer Parray, a 16-year old, son of Naseer Ahmad of New colony Sopore died while he unconsciously fell down near general bus stand Sopore. Eye witness […]

 Bilal Ahmad

NGO formed in Sopore, Ashraf Ganaie elected as president

Sopore: Sopore Economic Alliance (SEA), a newly formed organization in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district has elected Haji Muhammad Ashraf Ganaie as its President on Saturday. People from Sopore and Zaingeer belt today formed Non Government Organization (NG) namely “Sopore Economic Alliance” and unanimously elected Haji Muhammad Ashraf Ganaie as its president. The […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Langate militant identified, thousands participate in slain’s funeral

Langate militant identified, thousands participate in slain’s funeral

Sopore: Police on Thursday identified the slain militant who was killed in a gunfight that rgaed between forces and militants in Yaroo area of Langate in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The slain militant has been identified as Danish Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Muhammad of SyedporaSopore. Police spokesman said that according to […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Thousands attend funeral of militant killed in Sopore

Thousands attend funeral of militant killed in Sopore

Sopore: Thousands of people on Saturday late evening attended the funeral prayers of slain Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant in north Kashmir’s Sopore village. Two militants were killed at Warpora area of Sopore on Saturday in a three day long gunfight with Government forces, one among them was identified as Tahir Ahmad war alias TahirMoulvi, a resident […]

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