Schools near LOC closed after Indo-Pak armies exchanges fire

Schools near LOC closed after Indo-Pak armies exchanges fire

Srinagar, Nov 17: Schools located the near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir were closed on Friday after the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy fire and shelling. Reports said that the firing started at 7:50 am in Gulpur, Degwar, Nakarkote and other sectors. They said that shells […]

Woman injured in bear attack in Acchabal

Woman injured in bear attack in Acchabal

Srinagar, Nov 17: A bear attacked and injured a woman at Tailwan-Acchabal area of Anantnag district last evening, officials said Friday. The bear pounced on the victim identified as Haneefa Begum, wife of Abdul Rehman Khan, a resident of Tailwan –Achabal near her house and critically wounded her. The victim has been shifted to district […]

Police arrest duo with pistol, grenade

Police arrest duo with pistol, grenade

Budgam, Nov 17: Police reportedly arrested two bikers and recovered a grenade and a pistol from their possession. Reliable police sources informed that that police party intercepted a bike near BDO officer and during frisking a grenade and a pistol were recovered from them. Both the youth who are believed to be Over Ground Workers […]

Search operation against militants continue in south Kashmir

Search operation against militants continue in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 17: A massive search operation continued for the fourth day on Friday in the south Kashmir district of Kulgam forest, where a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and a soldier were killed in an encounter on Monday evening. Three militants, including one of them in injured condition, were also arrested by the security […]

FCS&CA fails to dispose of rotten flour in Kupwara godown

FCS&CA fails to dispose of rotten flour in Kupwara godown

Have picked up sample from godown for testing: Dir FCS&CA Srinagar, Nov 16: For the last two year Food Civil Supplies has failed to dispose off “rotten” flour lying in its godown in border area of Tangdar in Kupwara district, with the department finding its difficult to stock flour supplies for winter. Officials of FCS&CA […]

Wakf Board fails to safeguard Muslim shrines: Hakeem Yaseen

Wakf Board fails to safeguard Muslim shrines: Hakeem Yaseen

Srinagar, Nov 16: Expressing grief and shock over the fire incident at Khanqah-e-Maula shrine in which the spire of revered shrine was completely gutted, Chairman People’s Democratic Front and legislator from Khansahib constituency, Hakeem Yaseen Thursday castigated Muslim Wakf Board (MWB) for its utter failure to ensure safety of various Muslim shrines and properties in […]

Police keen to make Baramulla drug free district

Over 100 drug peddlers, suppliers booked under PSA Baramulla, Nov 16: Police in north Kashmir have launched a massive drive against drug peddlers and suppliers and have arrested scores of them in different parts of Baramulla district including Tangmarg, Pattan, Uri, Kreeri, Boniyar, Sheeri and main town Baramulla. Baramulla district police chief, Mir Imtiyaz Hussain […]

Day 3: Palhalan shuts to mourn the killing of local militant

Baramulla, Nov 15: A complete shutdown was observed for the third consecutive day in Palhalan Pattan area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district against the killing of a local militant. Ashiq Ahmed Bhat, a Hizb militant along with his associate Toib Majid was killed during a brief encounter in Zachildara Handwara on Monday evening. Reports said […]

On Court directions, police registers FIR against DC Shopian

Shopian, Nov 16: Complying with court orders, Jammu Kashmir Police Thursday registered a formal FIR against Deputy Commissioner Shopian Ajaz Ahmed Mir for thrashing a local activist. The judicial magistrate Shopian had directed Station House Officer Police Station Shopian to register First Information Report (FIR) against Deputy Commissioner Shopian. Sajad Ahmad Dar Noorabadi, a local […]

J&K Police recover abducted girl

J&K Police recover abducted girl

Srinagar, Nov 16: Police have recovered an abducted girl and handed her to her family. The accused kidnapper has also been rounded up. Police station Awantipora had received a written complaint from a person (name withheld) that his fifteen year old daughter (name withheld) had gone missing from her school. On this complaint Case FIR […]