Everything you need to know about Baramulla Ho: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Baramulla Ho: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Poverty-stricken women in some parts of the country have found succour in a government scheme that provides financial help to set up small businesses and skill-based training to make them financially independent.
Jammu, May 29 (IANS) In Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities say security is provided to only 2,542 people facing threats from militants.
Srinagar, May 23 (ANI): A dreaded Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist was today killed in an encounter with police in old city area of Srinagar.
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) Security forces killed a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant in a gunfight in the heart of Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar Thursday morning, police said.
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen killed the imam (priest) of a south Kashmir mosque late Friday night, police here said.
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A police officer was killed Friday in a guerrilla hit-and-run attack in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A sarpanch in north Kashmir's Baramulla district was injured after unidentified gunmen opened fire at him Sunday evening, police said. He suffered a superficial injury and was discharged after first aid.
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A police patrol party in Srinagar had a narrow escape Sunday after a grenade was hurled at it from a speeding car but did not explode, police said.
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) Four policemen were killed Friday in north Kashmir's Baramulla district after being lured into a village on false information.
Baramulla, Apr. 26 (ANI): In a major terror strike, militants gunned down four policemen in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla District on Friday evening.
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) Four Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel were killed in a guerrilla ambush in Baramulla district Friday, police said.
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said linking the Chinese incursion into Ladakh with the region's tourism prospects would not be right.
Srinagar, April 15 (IANS) Three villagers were killed Monday in an avalanche in Kashmir, an official said.
Sopore (J-K), Mar 24 (ANI): Militants today attacked a police party in a busy market area of Sopore town in North Kashmir's Baramulla district, leaving two persons including a policeman injured.
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper, who along with two others was injured in a guerrilla attack in Srinagar early Thursday, has succumbed in a hospital here, a BSF official said.
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Life started normally in summer capital Srinagar and all other major towns of the Valley Monday as people thronged markets, banks and workplaces. Law enforcing agencies, though, were alert and on their toes.
Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) A total of 338 people who clashed with the security forces during protests against he execution of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, were arrested during the last one month but 242 have already been released on bail, Jammu and Kashmir Police said Monday.
Jammu, March 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called on Governor N.N. Vohra Saturday and discussed the state's law and order situation and annual plan, an official spokesman said.
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) When Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah broke down in the assembly and expressed his "helplessness" in punishing those responsible for a youth's killing in Baramulla, his political rivals said he was only proving his "acting skills".
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) Twenty-five people, including securitymen and protestors, were injured across the valley Friday in clashes between security forces and stone-pelting mobs Friday, taking the total number of injured in clashes during the week to over 227.
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) Curfew was imposed Friday in all major towns of the Kashmir Valley, including this summer capital, to prevent violent protests in view of the volatile situation following the death of a youth in police firing earlier this week.
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Nearly a dozen civilians and security men were injured in clashes during protests across the Kashmir Valley Thursday against a youth's death in firing, leading to authorities to impose of curfew in entire Srinagar city from midnight and restrictions in other major towns.
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Curfew continued for the second day without relaxation in parts of Jammu, Srinagar and some other places in the Kashmir Valley Thursday.
Srinagar, March 6 (IANS) Clashes between stone-pelting mobs and the security forces continued Wednesday at many places in Kashmir leaving 15 people injured, including seven security force personnel, even as curfew continued in many Srinagar areas and other parts of the Valley.
After the death of 24-year old youth, who was allegedly killed by military personnel on Tuesday, curfew has been imposed in 10 districts, state police informed..............
Jammu, March 6 (IANS) Former deputy chief minister and leader of opposition People's Democratic Party Muzaffar Hussain Baig Wednesday, in a move meant to embarrass the government, submitted his resignation from the state legislative assembly to the speaker.
Srinagar, March 6 (IANS) In the wake of a youth's death Tuesday in the north Kashmir town of Baramulla after security forces opened fire, authorities imposed curfew in many areas across the Valley Wednesday.
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday dismissed reports that he has resigned.
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah broke down in the state assembly Tuesday while describing the death of a youth in army firing in Baramulla district in north Kashmir earlier in the day.
Srinagar, March 5 (IANS) A youth was killed in firing by the security forces against protesters in north Kashmir's Baramulla town Tuesday, police said.
Srinagar, Mar 2 (IANS) Two local policemen were killed by separatist guerrillas in a hit-and-run attack in Kupwara district of north Kashmir Saturday.
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's demand for setting up a rail coach factory in Jammu & Kashmir to overcome industrial backwardness and economic shortcomings in the state has not been met in Tuesday's rail budget.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) With no fare hikes, 106 new trains and a host of proposals for travel safety and comfort, such as escalators at key stations, a new e-ticketing system and a swanky coach in select trains, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal presented his maiden annual budget for his ministry Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Stressing on financial stability, sound economic principles and safety for millions of travellers each day, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal began presenting his maiden budget for his ministry here Tuesday.
Jammu/Baramulla, Feb. 25 (ANI): Congress leader Gulchain Singh Charak on Monday blamed the killing of a sarpanch in the Kashmir Valley on the partial implementation of the Panchayat Raj Act in the state with no strong powers to the village council heads for public dispensation.
New Delhi, Feb. 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday condemned the killing of a sarpanch in the Kashmir Valley, and asked the Omar Abdullah Government to initiate tough action against those responsible for such untoward incidents.
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) A village sarpanch (headman) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Kashmir's Baramulla district Sunday, police said.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Afzal Guru's family has again demanded that his body be given back to them and have written to the district officials in Baramulla to take up the matter with the union home ministry.
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy wounded in clashes with security forces died in a hospital here Monday as curfew continued without any relaxation in Kashmir Valley for the third day following the hanging of Afzal Guru.
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) Nine people were injured, two of them critically, in clashes between protestors and security forces Sunday, while one person was drowned in another incident, as uninterrupted curfew continued for the second day in the Kashmir valley.
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Two men, allegedly belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen, have been arrested here for circulating fake currency notes in the country and conducting a recce of important spots in Jammu and Kashmir, a Mumbai Police official said Tuesday.
Srinagar, Jan. 15 (ANI): Pacnches and sarpanches in the Kashmir Valley tendered mass resignation on Tuesday in wake of the recent militant attacks, saying they are being threatened to leave their houses and are scared for their lives.
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) As many as 28 sarpanches (village council chiefs) and panches (council members) from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district Sunday said they had resigned from their posts due to threats to their lives.
Jammu, Jan. 13 (ANI): The All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) on Sunday slammed the state government for being unable to protect the lives of Panchayat representatives from fatal attacks from the militants in the state.
Srinagar, Jan. 13 (ANI): A woman panchayat member, who was shot by suspected militants in Sopore area in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla District, is presently recuperating at a Srinagar Hospital where she was referred to for treatment.
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) A day after gunning down a sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, separatist militants struck again Saturday, shooting and critically injuring a woman panch in the same district, police said.
Srinagar, Jan.11 (ANI): A sarpanch in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was shot dead on Friday by suspected militants.
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Friday killed a sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan. 2 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) at Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla District has introduced skiing courses to provide an impetus to winter sports and to attract local youth to adventure sports.
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrilla, allegedly responsible for the killing of a sarpanch (village headman) in north Kashmir, has been arrested, police said Friday.
Srinagar, Dec. 19 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has praised the security forces for killing five militants in an encounter on Wednesday.
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) Exchange of fire restarted Wednesday in a Kashmir village as security forces tried to clear the site where five guerrillas were killed in gun battle a day earlier, police said.
Srinagar, Dec 18 (IANS) Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas were killed Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces near Sopore town in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, police said.
Srinagar, Dec 18 (IANS) A militant was killed Tuesday in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, an official said.
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday admitted the lack of adequate medical facilities in the state, and warned the medics either to perform or quit after two children died due to alleged negligence in a Baramulla hospital.
Srinagar, Dec. 16 (ANI): An ancient flood channel in Srinagar has become dysfunctional despite the state government sanctioning the release of funds for its restoration and other water bodies of the valley.
Srinagar, Decem Dec 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday cracked a provident fund fraud in which the treasurer of a public school had swindled Rs.42 lakh from the accounts of school employees.
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec. 2 (ANI): In a bid to attract more Buddhist pilgrims, the tourism department in Jammu and Kashmir has decided set to restore Buddhist sites in the state.
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) A top commander of the Jaish?e?Muhammad (JeM) guerrilla outfit was killed Saturday in a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) After three candidates withdrew their nominations Monday, 37 candidates are now left in the fray for the four state legislative council seats reserved for panchayats (village heads) across Jammu and Kashmir.
Churunda (Jammu & Kashmir), Nov 10 (IANS) Churunda village near the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla district is home to about 160 people. The villagers have found the peace shattered since Oct 3 when shells started raining here from across the border from Pakistan.
Srinagar, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan has refused an Indian Army request for a flag meeting following last month's ceasefire violation in Uri sector of the Line of Control (LOC) in Kashmir, a senior army officer said here Tuesday.
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) A gunfight between the security forces and the separatist guerrillas started in north Kashmir's Sopore town Sunday morning, police said.
Baramulla, Oct 20 (ANI): The Indian Army has organised hotel management training for youth of Jammu and Kashmir with an aim to provide employment and to brighten their future prospects in the remote militancy-prone villages of the Valley.
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Pakistani troops Tuesday opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, killing two civilians, the Indian military said.
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Two civilians were killed Tuesday in yet another unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan troops in Uri sector of the Line of Control (LOC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, a defence officer said.
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, at a unified headquarters meeting here Saturday, discussed measures to strengthen the fencing on the Line of Control (LoC) to ensure zero infiltration.
Srinagar, Oct 1 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday condoled the deaths of village councilmen in the state, and called for strengthening rural self-governance institutions.
Srinagar, Sep 27 (ANI): Blaming the Omar Abdullah-led Jammu and Kashmir Government for not devolving power to rural self-governance units in the state, People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has said that the exercise of conducting village council elections has proved futile.
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir will soon step up security for panches and sarpanches, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said here Wednesday and blamed Pakistan-based militant outfits Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) for their killings.
Srinagar, Sept 26 (ANI): Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday downplayed talk of a political crisis within the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), following the resignation of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar from the post of Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister.
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) More than 50 panchayat members in the Kashmir valley were Tuesday believed to have resigned in panic after the killing of a colleague, prompting worries about security for the 34,000 village representatives elected last year in the state's first panchayat polls in three decades.
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) Although the cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders will take effect next month, gas agencies are having a field day in the Kashmir Valley over-charging consumers.
Srinagar, Sep 24 (ANI): A village sarpanch was gunned down by unidentified militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district late last evening.
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) A village headman was gunned down by separatist guerrillas in Baramulla district of north Kashmir Sunday, police said.
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Security forces Thursday freed a policeman in Jammu and Kashmir soon after he was abducted, police said.
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) A mob torched a government vehicle here Tuesday as security forces used batons and tear smoke to disperse a crowd denouncing an anti-Islam movie made in the U.S.
The gunfight started between terrorists and the army in Mohra village of Baramulla district, said Lieutenant colonel J.S. Brar, spokesman of army's Srinagar based 15th corps said.
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) For the second straight day, protests raged in Srinagar Saturday against a blasphemous video that has sparked widespread anger against the US in the Middle East.
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) A village sarpanch (headman) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was shot dead by separatist guerrillas Monday, police said.
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) A Class 10 student barred from taking an examination by his school in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries, more than a week after he jumped through a classroom window, police said Monday.
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Save for a stray incident of some youths torching a police vehicle in Srinagar, Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were offered amid peace and tranquility across Jammu and Kashmir Monday.
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) An army rifleman was killed while troops were trying to foil an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, an official said Thursday.
Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) Seven people, including four policemen, were injured Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district when separatist guerrillas attacked a police station with a grenade, police said.
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission (JKHRC) Thursday said "killing for sport" by security personnel who expect undue promotions and rewards for such illegal operations should be stopped.
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir football team in a goodwill match against the once-famed Kolkata's Mohammedan Sporting.
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), July 14 (ANI): In a bid to discourage the youth from consuming drugs and educate them about its ill- effects, the state police recently opened a drug de-addiction center here.
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A school bus in Kashmir met with an accident Wednesday morning when it skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge, killing three people, officials said.
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Two people, including a student, were killed on the spot and 30 others injured Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir when a school bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge, officials said.
Srinagar, July 5 (IANS) Three separatist guerrillas were killed in a gunfight with security forces in north Kashmir Thursday, a defence officer said.
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) A recruitment module of the terror group Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district and seven peoplehave been arrested, police said Wednesday, adding that a "major terror and subversion plan" has been averted.
Srinagar, June 17 (Xinhua-ANI): At least five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were wounded, two of them critically, in a grenade attack on Sunday in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, around 50 km northwest of Srinagar.
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) On his maiden visit to the Kashmir Valley, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sunday visited the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla district where he interacted with soldiers and local youth. He also expressed his desire to serve the force after his playing days are over.
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired from small and medium arms across the line of control (loC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district Tuesday, prompting Indian forces to retaliate, army officials said. There was no loss of life or property in the firing.
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) The death toll in Thursday's gunfight on Jammu and Kashmir's border has risen to six, and Indian troops are searching the area for more bodies, an official said Saturday.
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Four guerrillas were killed in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday while trying to cross the Line of Control (LoC), the army said.
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Four guerrillas were killed in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday while attempting to cross the Line of Control (LoC), an army spokesperson said, adding that alert troops had foiled an infiltration bid.
New Delhi/Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) It is an animal that is as much an icon of Kashmir as the beautiful Dal Lake and its shikaras. The magnificent spiral-horned Markhor, the largest member of the goat family, has for centuries inhabited the high mountains of Kashmir. But human greed and interference have placed this graceful animal on the 'critically endangered' list with barely 350 members remaining.
Baramulla, May 5(ANI): Two militants were killed in the wee hours of Saturday by security forces in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) Security forces shot dead two guerrillas of the Hizbul Mujaheedin in Jammu and Kashmir early Saturday, police said.