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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), labour law and a social security measure, facilitates ‘right to work’ for citizens, through various Panchayat level schemes.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

Work under MGNREGA resumes in J-K’s Baramulla with preventive measures

Baramulla | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2020 07:44 AM IST
Village heads said they have taken precautionary measures to prevent the further spread of Covid-19.
DySP Devender Singh was arrested along with three militants from the national highway at Qazigund on January 11 by a team of J&K police.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
DySP Devender Singh was arrested along with three militants from the national highway at Qazigund on January 11 by a team of J&K police.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

NIA arrests former panchayat member in ex-Kashmir cop Devender Singh case

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 01:58 AM IST
The arrested person, NIA said was in league with militants and provided them logistical support ; he was also in touch with Singh. Officials said the man was arrested from Baramulla district where he also owns a house.
Beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Parliament house, New Delhi, August 3, 2018(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Parliament house, New Delhi, August 3, 2018(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

How the humble LPG cylinder is changing lives of rural women

By Vijayashree Yellappa
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2019 05:14 PM IST
In a nutshell, the Ujjwala scheme is heralding “The Blue Flame Revolution”. It is impacting the lives of poor rural women by empowering and allowing them leisure time which they rightfully deserve.
Director General of Police Dilbag Singh and other police officers carry the coffin of special police officer (SPO) Bilal Ahmad during a tribute paying ceremony in Baramulla district of Kashmir.(Photo: PTI)
Director General of Police Dilbag Singh and other police officers carry the coffin of special police officer (SPO) Bilal Ahmad during a tribute paying ceremony in Baramulla district of Kashmir.(Photo: PTI)

LeT militant, SPO killed in Baramulla encounter

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2019 01:06 AM IST
The encounter, which began on Tuesday, has ended with the killing of a militant and a special police officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, a police official said.
In another incident on Saturday, an ongoing gunfight at Pandushan village in Shopian continued into the second day and a joint party of police, army and CRPF killed a militant. Image used for representational purpose only.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
In another incident on Saturday, an ongoing gunfight at Pandushan village in Shopian continued into the second day and a joint party of police, army and CRPF killed a militant. Image used for representational purpose only.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

4 militants, soldier killed in Kashmir in 2 days

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2019 03:50 AM IST
In an encounter which started in north Kashmir’s Sopore in Baramulla district on Saturday, security forces killed two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants after a search operation was launched jointly by police, army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Malamapanpora Warpora area of Sopore.
Representional Image.(Twitter)
Representional Image.(Twitter)

Kashmir cricketer dies after getting hit by ball during a match

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 09:10 AM IST
Jahangir Ahmad War,18, a resident of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district , was hit on his neck when he was batting during a match between Baramulla and Budgam under-19 teams.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint party of police, army and CRPF launched a search and cordon operation in Dangerpora area of Sopore which was followed by the encounter.(HT Photo)
Acting on a tip-off, a joint party of police, army and CRPF launched a search and cordon operation in Dangerpora area of Sopore which was followed by the encounter.(HT Photo)

2 Lashkar-e-Tayebba militants killed in Kashmir

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 10:38 PM IST
The militants were identified as Naseer Ahmad Mir alias Tawseef of Brath Kalan, Sopore, and Asif Ahmad War of Warpora, Sopore.
A Pakistani national, Waqar Ahmed of Pakistani Punjab was arrested in Pattan area of Baramulla district a few days back.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)
A Pakistani national, Waqar Ahmed of Pakistani Punjab was arrested in Pattan area of Baramulla district a few days back.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)

Jammu and Kashmir police parade Pakistan terror suspect before media

Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 11:12 PM IST
Baramulla’s Senior Superintendent of Police Abdul Qayoom said the terrorist was trained in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir for four months before he infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in July 2017.
Soldiers stand guard as CRPF convoy crosses the national highway on the outskirts of Srinagar.(HT Photo)
Soldiers stand guard as CRPF convoy crosses the national highway on the outskirts of Srinagar.(HT Photo)

J&K highway ban relaxed for Uri-bound Sikh pilgrims to attend Baisakhi mela

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar:
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2019 12:23 PM IST
The administration had on Friday directed deputy commissioners to provide passes to Sikh pilgrims travelling on the National Highway 44 to participate in the mela at gurdwara Paranpilla at Uri in Baramulla district.
In the first phase of elections to be held on April 11, the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat will go for polls. The officials said that more than 100 additional companies of security forces were deployed in different parts of the Valley for peaceful elections.(HT FILE PHOTO)
In the first phase of elections to be held on April 11, the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat will go for polls. The officials said that more than 100 additional companies of security forces were deployed in different parts of the Valley for peaceful elections.(HT FILE PHOTO)

To accommodate security forces, 7 institutions shut in Baramulla

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 07:07 PM IST
Additional District Magistrate of Sopore issued an order for closing down seven educational institutions from April 5 to April 12.
Army soliders rush near an encounter site in Baramulla district.(ANI File Photo/Representative image)
Army soliders rush near an encounter site in Baramulla district.(ANI File Photo/Representative image)

2 militants killed in encounter with Army personnel in J-K’s Baramulla

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 12:08 AM IST
The injured personnel have been sent to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment in Srinagar.
2 militants killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Baramulla .(AP)
2 militants killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Baramulla .(AP)

2 militants killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Baramulla

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2019 08:59 PM IST
Police said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Warpora area of Sopore, in north Kashmir, acting on specific information about the presence of militants there.
Firing has stopped at Baratkalan-Gund Mohalla of Sopore where an encounter started between security forces & terrorists, yesterday.(ANI Photo)
Firing has stopped at Baratkalan-Gund Mohalla of Sopore where an encounter started between security forces & terrorists, yesterday.(ANI Photo)

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 11:50 AM IST
Two militants have been killed,  the official said, adding the operation was still in progress.
A soldier was killed in firing by Pakistani army across Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir on Thursday, officials said.(HT File Photo)
A soldier was killed in firing by Pakistani army across Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir on Thursday, officials said.(HT File Photo)

Soldier killed in north Kashmir in Pakistani firing: Officials

Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 05:13 PM IST
Officials said Pakistani army also violated the ceasefire agreement in Uri sub-division’s Kamalkote area in Baramulla district on Wednesday and Thursday prompting a response from the Indian army.
Paramilitary troopers stands guard after a gunfight with militants in Kashmir's Bandipora district, north of Srinagar.(AFP File Photo)
Paramilitary troopers stands guard after a gunfight with militants in Kashmir's Bandipora district, north of Srinagar.(AFP File Photo)

Six militants killed in two encounters in Kashmir, third gunfight on

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 10:52 PM IST
Two militants were killed in an encounter in Baramulla district in north Kashmir and four others in a gunfight still underway in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Another encounter was taking place in Pulwama district, as per police
The militant had escaped after lobbing a grenade at policemen searching vehicles, injuring three of them, including an officer.(AFP File Photo)
The militant had escaped after lobbing a grenade at policemen searching vehicles, injuring three of them, including an officer.(AFP File Photo)

Militant involved in attack on police in J-K’s Baramulla killed: Police

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2018 05:58 PM IST
The militant was killed on Wednesday night in Pulwama and arms and ammunition were recovered from him, police said.
Three personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were injured in a grenade attack in Baramulla district (Representative photo)(PTI)
Three personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were injured in a grenade attack in Baramulla district (Representative photo)(PTI)

Three Kashmir policemen injured in grenade attack, one militant caught

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 07:24 PM IST
The attack took place in Pattan town of Baramulla district as a police party was searching vehicles on the Baramulla-Srinagar national highway after inputs that militants were travelling on a passenger vehicle
The civilian was shot dead near his house in Bomai Sopore.(AP File/Representative image)
The civilian was shot dead near his house in Bomai Sopore.(AP File/Representative image)

Hurriyat activist shot dead by gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 01:45 PM IST
Hakeem U Rahman was shot near his house at Bomai Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir.
The nine-year-old girl was raped and tortured by her stepmother and stepbrother last week in Kashmir’s Baramulla district.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
The nine-year-old girl was raped and tortured by her stepmother and stepbrother last week in Kashmir’s Baramulla district.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)

Stepmother had Kashmir girl raped, eyes gouged out, burnt with acid, say police

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 07:50 PM IST
The nine-year-old girl was raped and tortured by her stepmother and stepbrother. And all this because her stepmother allegedly did not like her husband paying more attention to his other wife, the girl’s mother.
The victim’s body was found on Sunday, leading to protests in the area.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
The victim’s body was found on Sunday, leading to protests in the area.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)

Stepmother held for planning gangrape, murder of 9-year-old in Kashmir’s Baramulla

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2018 09:43 PM IST
The 9-year-old girl’s mutilated, decomposed body was found at a forest in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla.
The Army’s 32 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 9 para-commandos launched an operation in the Hamam Markote forests of Rafiabad on Wednesday and killed four militants.(PTI)
The Army’s 32 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 9 para-commandos launched an operation in the Hamam Markote forests of Rafiabad on Wednesday and killed four militants.(PTI)

Four militants killed in gunfight in Kashmir’s Rafiabad forests

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 10:54 PM IST
Army spokesperson Rajesh Kalia confirmed the killing of four militants at Hamam forests. “The operation is still going on as there is possibility of presence of more militants in the forests,” he said.
Police suspect the involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba militants including some foreigners.(File photo)
Police suspect the involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba militants including some foreigners.(File photo)

Man killed, wife injured after gunmen open fire in Kashmir's Sopore

Srinagar, Hindustan Times | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 11:22 PM IST
Superintendent of police of Sopore said the militants barged into Mohammad Ashraf Mir’s home in the Harwan area of Sopore in Baramulla district and opened fire.
Adil Hussain Teeli(HT Photo)
Adil Hussain Teeli(HT Photo)

Two Kashmiri students arrested in Jalandhar, Rajpura for hacking

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 03:58 PM IST
Unidentified men in suits barged into the house early on Friday.
The incident came to light when the alleged rapist took the girl to a hospital in Pattan town for medical termination of her pregnancy.(Reuters File Photo)
The incident came to light when the alleged rapist took the girl to a hospital in Pattan town for medical termination of her pregnancy.(Reuters File Photo)

Teacher arrested for raping student in J-K’s Baramulla

Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2018 02:18 PM IST
Police arrest a teacher in Baramulla district for rape of a minor student.
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