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Pulwama: The Jammu and Kashmir’s department of Horticulture on Saturday organized a daylong awareness camp at Rahmoo village of Pulwama in south Kashmir. Dozens of farmers, orchardists participated in the event and put forth problems faced by them regarding Horticulture which were addressed on the spot. The orchardists were also informed about the remedial measures to be taken in future in order to safeguard the Almond trees and other fruit trees in the district. Besides…

Pulwama: An eight-year-old boy was on Saturday mauled to death by street dogs in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the street dogs attacked Azhar Manzoor, son of Manzoor Ahmad of Pingelan village near the family’s Agricultural field. “The locals tried to save the boy, but couldn’t rescue him on time as he received severe injuries,” they said. They further added that he was rushed to District Hospital…

Srinagar: Suspected militants triggered off a low-intensity improvised explosive device (IED) in Dangerpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Friday. However, the officials said that there was “no loss of life or injury” reported in the explosion. A senior police officer told GNS that the small-sized IED was placed near a shop. “There was no loss of life or injury in the incident,” he said. The area, he said, has been cordoned…

Pulwama: A student appearing in the Class 4 exams for the Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board has alleged that she missed her exams because she was stopped by the Armed Forces. “I left home at 10 am to appear in the exams. But on the way we were stopped by the armed forces at Kadlabal in Pulwama,” Roquai Rashid from Awantipora told Free Press Kashmir. She alleges that the bike was stopped by forces,…

Pulwama: A leopard was killed by locals after it injured a person in Pathan village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. Locals said that a leopard attacked a local, Bilal Ahmad, in Pathan village after which he was shifted to a hospital for treatment. The locals subsequently attacked and killed the leopard in the afternoon, they said. Wildlife Warden Shopian division, Suhail Intesar while confirming the incident said that a leopard has been killed…

Pulwama: In a major development, huge discrepancies have been found by the administration in the implementation of PMUY-Ujjwala Yojana scheme in Pulwama district. The preliminary scrutiny and verification for the same which was going on for last few months in the district, concluded by District Magistrate, Dr Raghav Langer on Thursday ordering AD Food Civil Supplies Pulwama to lodge FIR against erring 03 LPG agencies. The tip of this scam caught the eye of the…

Pulwama: Police Monday booked and arrested National Conference District President Pulwama after he allegedly assaulted a police constable at party headquarters. Sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that Ghulam Mohiuddin National Conference District President for South Kashmir’s Pulwama thrashed Head Constable Abdul Gani, (67/Pl) at NC office Pulwama. The Head Constable is deputed as guard commander at NC office, and he had reportedly not allowed media personnel to enter into NC office, which infuriated…

‘I am going to ask for my son’s dead-body for the last time’  Pulwama: Amid claims made by families of three youth killed by a joint team of armed forces in a military operation in Lawaypora area of Srinagar that “they were civilians and not militants”, father of one of the slain Athar Mushtaq from Bello village of Pulwama district, said that he has dug the grave for his slain son and appealed the police…

Pulwama: Likewise the elections held on November 28, south Kashmir’s Pulwama has yet again recorded the lowest percentage of votes during the second phase of District Development Council polls, so far. The district’s Shadimarg block has reported 143 votes out of 2,300 votes till 11: 00 am. The highest votes were witnessed in Chitripora and Drusu, as both the areas recorded 45 and 50 votes. Bello reported 1, Gulshanabad 2, Rajpora 1 while as Hanjan…

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti was on Saturday afternoon “barred” from visiting Rambiara nalla in Shopian, where, according to her, sand extraction through illegal tenders has been outsourced to outsiders. https://twitter.com/MehboobaMufti/status/1330069834076467202?s=20 Mehbooba in her tweet said that she was stopped from visiting the place where “sand extraction through illegal tenders has been outsourced to outsiders”. She said “outsiders from Punjab and Haryana with the help of local…