Baramulla

  • J&K: 4 men abduct, gangrape 13-year-old girl in Baramulla 17-01-2014 10:10 AM

    Srinagar: In a shocking incident four men allegedly abducted and gangraped a 13-year-old girl in North Kashmir's Baramulla district. A man allegedly called the girl on some pretext and abducted her after giving her some food item laced with intoxicants. According to the girl, the man than took her to...
  • Machchil Fake encounter: Court martial against 2 officers, 4 Army men 25-12-2013 04:46 PM

    Srinagar: The Army has ordered disciplinary proceedings against two officers including a Colonel and a Major as well as four others for their alleged involvement in the 2010 Machchil fake encounter case that had triggered a two month-long agitation in the Kashmir Valley. Sources said those who will face proceedings...
  • J&K: 2 CRPF personnel killed in terrorist attack in Anantnag 07-11-2013 06:19 PM

    Srinagar: Two CRPF personnel were killed in a militant attack in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir. The atack took place at a CRPF patrol party in the evening at Awantipore, South Kashmir on the national highway. Police sources said prima facie it appears that the two terrorists came on...
  • J&K: 22-year-old man shot dead by terrorists 25-09-2013 02:02 PM

    Terrorists shot dead a 22-year-old man in Sopore township of Baramulla district near Srinagar, police said on Wednesday. The ultras dragged Mohammad Iqbal Khan out of his house in Bomai village of Sopore town, 55 kms from Srinagar, on Tuesday night and shot at him from close range, police said....
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists kill man in Baramulla 25-09-2013 01:08 PM

    Srinagar: A group of terrorists killed a youth in Kashmir's Baramulla district on Tuesday, police said. Two terrorists wielding AK-47 rifles barged into a house in Cherihar (in Sopore) forest area village around 11 pm on Tuesday, and started shooting Muhammad Iqbal Khan, 22, at point blank range, a senior...
  • Hurriyat Conference leader found dead on roadside in Baramulla 12-09-2013 04:49 PM

    A separatist leader belonging to moderate Hurriyat Conference was found dead on Thursday on a roadside in Baramulla district of Kashmir. Abdul Rashid Sofi alias Gazi, a member of Hurriyat constituent People's League, was found dead with an injury on his head this morning on Nowpora-Kreeri road in Baramulla. Sofi...
  • LeT chief coordinator arrested in Kashmir 10-09-2013 01:01 PM

    Manzoor alias Shamas Baba, the chief coordinator of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), has been arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, an army spokesman said on Tuesday. Manzoor was arrested in a joint operation by the army and state police on Monday, Naresh Vij, spokesman of the army's Srinagar-based Chinar...
  • 21 injured as bus overturns on Srinagar-Baramulla highway 09-09-2013 04:16 PM

    At least 21 passengers were injured when a private mini bus turned turtle on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway, police said on Monday. The mishap took place on Sunday evening when the driver lost control of the bus near Mirgund, 15 kms from Srinagar, resulting in injuries to 21 persons on board,...
  • Cocaine worth Rs 10 crore seized from a truck coming from PoK 03-08-2013 02:02 AM

    Cocaine with street value of Rs 10 crore was seized on Friday from a truck returning from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. Acting on a specific input, police intercepted the truck bearing registration number of Jammu and Kashmir and driven by Abdul Ahad Ganie of Mawar Handwara on...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Man sets son on fire, attempts suicide 29-06-2013 08:57 PM

    Srinagar: A father-son duo suffered severe burn injuries after the man allegedly set himself and the child on fire in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. Parvez Ahmad Dar set himself and his five-year-old son, Sahil, ablaze after sprinkling kerosene at their house in Dooru village of Tangmarg, 45 kms from...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: LeT operative arrested in Baramulla 19-05-2013 07:01 PM

    Srinagar: A Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) operative, who was allegedly managing finances for the Pakistan-based militant outfit in north Kashmir s Baramulla district was arrested on Sunday, the police said. Mudasir Ahmad Dar, a resident of Naseem Bagh, Sopore, had been working for LeT for a long time, was arrested for his...
  • J&K: Five terrorists killed in encounter 18-12-2012 11:06 AM

    Srinagar: Four terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district in North Kashmir on Tuesday. The ultra was killed in a joint operation launched by police and army in Saidpora village of Sopore town, 55 kms from Srinagar, a police spokesman said. Several...
  • J&K infants deaths: Four suspended 18-12-2012 08:40 AM

    Srinagar: The medical superintendent of the government hospital in Baramulla, in which two infants died on Friday evening due to a power cut, along with three others, has been suspended. Sources also say criminal proceedings against them are likely. The families of the infants claim the babies died because of...
  • J&K: 5 CISF men held for firing on villagers 02-01-2012 05:56 PM

    Srinagar: A young man was killed on the spot and two others injured when CISF personnel opened fire on Monday to disperse protesters agitated over power shortage in Boniyar area of Baramulla district in the Kashmir Valley. Five personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) allegedly involved in the...
  • Farooq Abdullah clarifies on Gujarat remarks 29-08-2011 07:19 PM

    Srinagar: Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Monday said his remarks made in Gujarat were secular and meant no disrespect to Islam. In a statement issued here, Dr Abdullah said, "On a recent visit to Gujarat, I had an occasion to make a speech in which...
  • Three militants killed by army in Kashmir 03-06-2011 08:05 AM

    Srinagar: Three suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, including one from Pakistan, were killed in an encounter with security forces on Friday in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. "All the three militants have been killed and the operation is over," Srinagar-based Defence spokesman Lt Colonel J S Brar said, adding further...
  • Two militants killed in encounter in J&K 27-05-2011 02:11 PM

    Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were on Friday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir Baramulla district, officials said. A gunbattle broke out in Nowpora locality of Sopore town, 55 kms from Srinagar, after security forces came under fire from militants during a cordon and...