Jammu and Kashmir

Monday, December 5, 2022Seventeen injured after bus carrying wedding guests turns turtle in J&K's Rajouri

Rajouri, Dec 5: Seventeen guests on board a bus carrying wedding guests were injured in a road accident in Tarkundi near Line of Control in Rajouri district on Monday, officials said.

As per police, the accident took place on Monday morning when the bus was plying on Tarkundi LoC road and it turned turtle.

The officials said that seventeen people were injured in the accident with four of


Monday, December 5, 2022Farooq Abdullah re-elected as NC President

Srinagar, Dec 05: Farooq Abdullah was on Monday elected unopposed as the president of National Conference, reports said.

Quoting NC spokesperson, Imran Nabi Dar, news agency KNO reported that the Srinagar Parliamentarian was elected unopposed in the presidential polls held at the Nawa-e-Subh party headquarters.

The polls were necessitated following Abdullah's decision to step down as the pa


Monday, December 5, 2022DDC polls: Hajin records 35% polling till 11 am, Drugmulla 16%

Srinagar, Dec 05: Hajin (A) DDC constituency recorded a polling percentage of 34.43 till 11 am and Drugmulla 15.7%, officials said.

The State Election Commission (SEC) had declared the polls of both the District Development Council (DDC) seats as “null and void” after two women from PoK contested the elections.

Spanning across 30 Panchayats, a total of 32,000 voters would decide the fate of


Monday, December 5, 20224.78% voting recorded in Drugmulla DDC seat in two hours

Srinagar, Dec 05: Around 4.78 percent polling was recorded in Drugmulla district development council(DDC) seat in the first two hours of voting on Monday.

Quoting an official, news agencies reported that 1569 votes were polled in the first two hours in the seat with a total electorate of 32776.

The election in the seat is being dubbed as a “semi-final” between National Conference and People


Monday, December 5, 2022At minus 3.4 degree Celsius, Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar, Dec 05: Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded the coldest night of the season on Monday at minus 3.4 degree Celsius.

The minimum temperature continues to settle below freezing point in the Valley as majority of stations recorded sub-zero temperature.

News agencies reported that the minimum temperature at world famous ski-resort, Gulmarg was recorded at minus


Sunday, December 4, 2022Kashmir shivers as Srinagar again records season's lowest at minus 2.2°C

Srinagar, Dec 4: Foggy and cold weather conditions showed no signs of reprieve in Kashmir Valley as minimum temperature in Srinagar again plunged to minus 2.2°C on Sunday.

Quoting a meteorological department official, news agency GNS reported that the temperature was three notches below yesterday's minus 1.9°C for the summer capital.

While mercury was around 1.3°C below normal during this t


Sunday, December 4, 2022ASCOMS holds CME on ‘Foetal Echo Cardiography’

JAMMU: A CME on ‘Foetal Echo Cardiography' was organized by the Department of Paediatrics, ASCOMS & Hospital Sidhra, as a part of its ongoing Continuing Medical Education Programme.
Dr Radhika Uppal Sharma, Surgeon Paediatric Cardiologist and Assistant Professor Department of Paediatrics, ASCOMS was the speaker on the occasion. She spoke in length about deformities of the Cardiac System in the


Sunday, December 4, 2022DGP presides over closing ceremony of ‘Khelo Khel Bhoolo Nasha’

DODA: Director General Police, Dilbag Singh attended the closing ceremony of the Cricket tournament under the theme ‘Khelo Khel Bhoolo Nasha' as chief guest and distributed trophies and prizes among teams and players.
The DGP was accompanied by ADG, CRPF, J&K Daljit Singh, and ADGP Jammu Zone Mukesh Singh, while DIG DKR, Sunil Gupta, DC Doda Vishesh Paul Mahajan, SSP Kishtwar Shafqat Hussain, S


Saturday, December 3, 2022J-K: Agri university professor arrested after student alleges sexual harassment

Srinagar, Dec 3: Police have arrested a professor of an agricultural university in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district after a student levelled allegations of sexual harassment against him, officials said on Saturday.

The accused professor was arrested late Friday night, the officials said.

The authorities on Friday night suspended the accused and initiated an inquiry against him after p


Saturday, December 3, 2022MeT predicts light snow in Kashmir plains on Dec 9, 10

Srinagar, Dec 03: With a slight improvement in night temperature, the weatherman on Saturday predicted light snowfall in plains of Kashmir valley on December 09 and 10.

Quoting officials in the Meteorological department, news agency KNO reported that the weather conditions would remain dry till December 08.

However, they said that as per the forecast, there is a possibility of light snow ov


Saturday, December 3, 2022Hurriyat leader's house searched as SIA raids multiple locations in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 03: The house of a Hurriyat leader is being searched in Srinagar as part of the ongoing SIA raids in Kashmir, reports said today.

As per news agencies, the raids are being conducted by the State Investigation Agency (SIA) with the assistance of police and CRPF at 12 locations in Srinagar and other Kashmir districts.

It said the raids are being conducted in summer capital Srina


Saturday, December 3, 2022Woman charred to death after fire guts house in Bandipora

Srinagar, Dec 03: A 35-year-old woman was charred to death in a blaze at Taki Shah village of Bandipora district in northern Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.

Naseema Begum, wife of Fayaz Ahmad Khan, a resident of Taki Shah village was charred to death after fire broke out in her house last night.

The structure along with household items was completely gutted in the blaze, reported news


Friday, December 2, 2022J&K: Four injured in leopard attack

Pulwama: Four people were injured on Friday in a leopard attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
The officials said that a leopard prowling in the Ladoo village of Pampore tehsil in Pulwama district attacked people.
"The leopard appeared in the orchard area of the village and attacked the four persons, including a minor boy.
"The injured have been shifted to the Srinagar hospital for t


Friday, December 2, 202210 Bovines rescued, two vehicles seized by police Ghagwal

SAMBA:— District Police Samba successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle bovines by rescuing 10 bovines in the jurisdiction of Police Station Ghagwal.
1) Acting on an information received from reliable sources regarding illegal transportation of bovines, a Police party of PS Ghagwal at Naka Tapyal, signalled to stop one Mahindera Load carrier vehicle bearing registration no. PB07BX/3253 for check


Friday, December 2, 2022City Livelihood, encroachment free plans to be implemented in Jammu City: Mayor Jammu

Jammu: To improve the livelihood of Jammu city and to make Jammu an encroachment free city, a robust grassroots level mechanism is required for Jammu City.

In this regard, a detailed City livelihood plan as well as steps taken for making Jammu City encroachment free city was discussed in the Executive Committee meeting held today under the Chairmanship of Mayor Jammu, Rajinder Sharma in the Co


Friday, December 2, 2022Secretary Planning conducts extensive tour of District Udhampur

Udhampur: Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, Dr Raghav Langer today conducted an extensive tour of district to take the stock of ongoing developmental scenario of the District Udhampur.

Enroute, Dr Langer along with Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Krittika Jyotsna visited various sites of identify State land from Chenani to Natha Top for construction of commercial deve


Thursday, December 1, 2022ATM guard held for withdrawing amount using customer card in J&K’s Pulwama

SRINAGAR, Dec 1: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested an ATM guard, who was allegedly withdrawing money using the card of a customer in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Police said on November 14, 2022 Police Station Rajpora received a written complaint from one Mohammad Yousuf, a resident of Tujan stating therein that an amount of Rs 28,000 has been stolen/withdrawn fr


Thursday, December 1, 2022SC reserves judgment on plea challenging J-K delimitation

New Delhi, Dec 1: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea challenging the government's decision to constitute a delimitation commission for redrawing the Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir on grounds that it violated constitutional provisions.

A bench of Justices S K Kaul and Abhay S Oka heard the submissions from Solicitor General Tusha


Thursday, December 1, 2022This village in J-K has India’s biggest International Yoga Centre

Udhampur: India’s biggest Yoga Centre has been constructed in village Mantalai in the Chenani Tehsil of Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur.
The village, which is located on the Himalayas in the sal forests’ lap, the village, which has a peripheral view of both the plains as well as hills, which will serve the International Yoga Centre at the banks of the Tawi river.
This river, also known as Suryaput


Thursday, December 1, 20222nd Coordination meeting between STD, CGST officers held at Jammu

Jammu: The 2nd Coordination meeting between the officers of State Taxes Department (STD), J&K and Central GST (CGST) officers was jointly held by Commissioner State Taxes J&K, Dr. Rashmi Singh and Commissioner Central Goods and Service Taxes, H.S. Negi today at Excise and Taxation Complex here.

The meeting was held with an aim of exploring common ground in areas of information exchange and for


Thursday, December 1, 2022Kashmir Valley, Ladakh Under Deep Freeze; Srinagar Records Minus 2.1°C

Srinagar: There was no let up in freezing cold conditions in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh as Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K, equaled the second coldest night recorded so far this season at minus 2.1°C.
A meteorological department official said that amidst mist this morning, Srinagar recorded a low of minus 2.1°C against minus 1.6°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.2°C below normal


Thursday, December 1, 2022Mother-son duo among 3 of a family killed in Kathua road mishap

Srinagar, Dec 1: Three members of a family, including a mother-son duo, died and two others were critically injured in a road mishap in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday night.

Police sources said that five members of a family were travelling in a car when the driver lost control and it skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-ft-deep Sewa ‘nullah’ in Mangiar near Bani, leav


Wednesday, November 30, 2022CCI delegation calls on J&K Bank MD & CEO, put-forth issues of business fraternity

Jammu: A delegation of Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) today called upon the J&K Bank MD and CEO Baldev Parkash at the bank’s corporate headquarters to discuss the issues faced by the business community and also the way forward.
The Jammu Chamber delegation led by President JCCI Arun Gupta while Secretary General Gaurav Gupta, Rajeev Gupta Vice President, Rajesh Gupta Secretary and


Wednesday, November 30, 2022Jugal Kishore MP held Public Darbar at Badhori in Vijaypur Constituency

Jammu: Jugal Kishore Sharma Member of Parliament BJP (Lok Sabha) Jammu-Poonch along with Ashok Koul General Secretary org,Chairman DDC Keshav Dutta,Former Minister Chander Prakash Ganga, DDC Shilpa Dubey & Senior Leaders BJP today held Public Darbar at village Badhori Smailpur in Block Bari Brahmana in Vijaypur Assembly Constituency.

Jugal Kishore Sharma Member of Parliament today visited vill


Wednesday, November 30, 2022Dry, cold weather with hazy mornings in J&K, Ladakh

JAMMU, Nov 30: Weather was dry and cold in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh during the last 24 hours as the Meteorological (MeT) office said on Wednesday that dry weather with hazy mornings is expected to continue.
“Dry weather with hazy mornings is expected in J&K and Ladakh during the next 24 hours. Due to clear night sky, minimum temperatures continue to remain below the freezing point in Ladakh an


Wednesday, November 30, 2022Rohit Kansal brought reforms in HED, paved way for termination of Dy Secy

Jammu: The outgoing Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department (HED) Rohit Kansal, who has now been appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, GoI not only pushed reforms at larger in the department but also paved way for termination of a tainted Deputy Secretary Rank Officer, who as Block Development Officer was involved in embezzlement of funds and had created huge liabiliti