BANDIPORE

  • Poachers galore in TN, Karnataka tiger reserves July 25, 2012

    Bangalore: Even as the Supreme Court's order to ban tourism in core areas of tiger reserves is being hailed by wildlife conservationists, disconcerting news trickles down from Madumalai and Bandipur tiger reserves that hardcore poachers are still at large in the forests of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Close on the heels...
  • Noida teachers jazz up schools for Bandipore kids May 25, 2012

    Bandipore: Teachers in a remote village in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipore have generated a renewed interest in education among children. This has been possible because of the six teachers from Noida, who shared their experiences and ideas in a play school training in the village. While six teachers from the Bandipore...
  • 4 security personnel killed in JK in 2 gunbattles September 24, 2009

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed two gunbattles in two parts of the state in just one day. Security forces were stretched thin as they battled militants in Baramulla and Bandipore, while Army chief Deepak Kapoor has blamed Pakistan for rising infiltration. ...
  • Kashmiri woman then tortured now contests elections November 10, 2008

    Bandipore: A 25 year old woman who says she was humiliated by her husband and inlaws is contesting from Bandipore; her cause liberating other Kashmiri women from exploitation. Putting behind her personal tragedy, Gousia Islam walks several kilometers in the border town seeking votes. Gousia says when she cried for justice...