Bilal Ahmad

Covid-19 surge: Municipal Council Sopore conducts awareness campaign

Sopore: Amid surge in covid- 19 positive cases in Sopore and its outskirts, municipal council Sopore Wednesday took first of its kind campaign, titled “Ghar Ghar Dastak” an initiative to reach out to the families of low lying areas in order to educate the females about the use of masks and other health guidelines. The […]

 Bilal Ahmad

JK Bank Branch closed in Sopore after five employees tested covid positive

Sopore: Authorities in Sopore ordered closure of J&K Bank business unit at Main Bazaar on Tuesday after five of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19. They have also advised general public to avoid visiting the said branch till further notice. A bank official said that the branch has been closed for today (Tuesday) as […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Covid-19: 12 employees of MC Sopore test positive

Sopore: Twelve employees of the Municipal Council Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday tested positive for covod-19, officials said. They said that a mass testing was carried out in which 12 employees of Municipal Council Sopore tested positive for COVID-19 and all of them have been asked to self-isolate themselves. Pertinently, nearly 200 […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Medical student from Sopore dies of cardiac arrest

Sopore: A 28-years old youth pursuing his post graduation in medical degree died reportedly due to cardiac arrest at SMHS hospital in Srinagar on Wednesday evening, family sources said. The deceased is identified as Muhammad Rashid son of Ghulam Qadir Ahanger, a resident of Model town Sopore. “We tried to contact him on phone at […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Two residential houses gutted in Sopore

Sopore: Two residential houses were gutted in a blaze in Sempora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday afternoon, reports said. They said that fire broke out mysteriously from one of the house which rapidly spread to the other nearby house resulting in complete damage of both the houses belongs to Jamsheed […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Rafiabad residents protest hike in water tariff

Sopore: Residents of Watergam Rafiabad and its adjoining areas on Tuesday staged a protest against Jal Shakti department for hiking the water tariff in their areas. The protesters staged a demonstration at main Chowk Watergam and were chanting slogans against the Jal Shakti department while denouncing the hike in water tariff. “It is completely injustice […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Import of Iranian apples: Fruit traders in Sopore continue protests

Sopore: Continuing their protests against the import of Iranian brand of apples fruit traders associated with Asia’s second largest fruit mandi here in apple town Sopore area of north Kashmir staged a protest demanding an immediate ban on import of these apples. While holding ply cards, which read “Ban Iranian apple”, “Save fruit industry of […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Fruit traders stage protest in Sopore, demanding ban on Iranian apples

Sopore: Scores of fruit traders at Asia’s second largest fruit mandi here in apple town Sopore on Friday staged a protest seeking ban on illegal sale of Iranian apples in various markets across India. While shouting slogans, the protesting fruit traders said that their trade suffered badly since last one month as Iranian apples are […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Water shortage triggers protest in Sopore village

Sopore: The inhabitants of Sher colony and Ningli areas of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Saturday staged a protest against Jal Shakti department for failing to provide them regular water supply. Scores of inhabitants including women assembled and raised slogans against the Jal Shakti department for being provided poor water facility within their respective […]

 Bilal Ahmad

22-yr-old youth dies of cardiac arrest in Sopore

Sopore: A 22-year-old youth died of a massive cardiac arrest in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday afternoon, locals said. Locals and relatives of the youth said that Sakib Ahmad Reshi (22), son of Nazir Ahmad Reshi of Watlab Sopore was at his home when he fell unconscious. “He was shifted to […]

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