Schools closed as admin sounds avalanche alert in Doda

Schools closed as admin sounds avalanche alert in Doda

March 12:The district administration Doda on Saturday ordered the closure of all schools and sounded an alert in the district after the MeT department warned of heavy rains. Due to landslides at several places, the 110-Km Batote – Kishtwar highway has also been closed for the vehicular traffic, aid a traffic police official. The Batote-Kishtwar


Toddler among four of a family charred to death in Doda

March 1: Four members of a family, including a toddler, were charred to death early Tuesday after their hut caught fire in Gadan village of Tehsil Bhagwah in the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. The deceased have been identified as Ab Rasheed S/o Rusla Butt (55), his wife Fata Begum, 50, daughter-in-law Mubeena, 22 and

KAS officer, wife die in a road accident

Feb 26: In another tragic accident on Kishtwar-Jammu road, senior KAS officer of the 2001 batch, Kalyan Singh, Additional Secretary R&B has died in a car accident at Khilnani Doda. The car which fell into a gorge killed the KAS officer and his wife. Singh’s father had passed away yesterday and the KAS officer was enroute

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Doda warrior’s sports club release fixtures

Newspoint Bureau Doda, February 19 A meeting of Doda warrior’s sports club was held at Doda with captains and coaches of the team participating in the 1st warrior cup 2016. The meeting was held by Mr pramod singh thakur along with the functionaries of the club.In the meeting fixtures was release by draw of lots


Bashir Bhaderwahi Wins Prestigious Literary Award

  Eminent Kashmiri poet Bashir Bhaderwahi Thursday won the Sahitya Akademi award for 2015 for his Kashmiri critique of Jamis ta Kasheeri Manz Kashir Natia Adabuk Tawareekh. The award comprising of a plaque and a cheque of Rs 1 lakh will be given to Bhaderwahi along with other winning writers on February 16 next year.


Mild intensity quake jolts Doda, Bhaderwah

Panic gripped the mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir when tremors were felt in the region due to mild intensity earthquake. “Mild intensity earthquake was reported at around 1448 hrs in Doda, Bhaderwah and Thathri belts,” Zahid Manhas, SSP, Doda, said here. He said tremors were felt in the region for few seconds while