Jammu and Kashmir

Wednesday, August 10, 2022Major tragedy averted as Security forces recovered 30 kg IED in Pulwama: ADGP Kashmir

Pulwama , Aug 10: A major tragedy was averted on Wednesday when the security forces recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by militants in Pulwama district.

Official told news agencies that IED planted by militants near Tahab crossing on Circular road in Pulwama was detected and recovered by the security forces.

ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that an IED weighing around 25 to


Wednesday, August 10, 2022Partly cloudy weather in J&K: MET

Srinagar, Aug 10: Weather remained dry in Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours and the MeT department on Wednesday said that partly cloudy sky with light rain at isolated places is likely to happen.

"Partly cloudy sky with light rain at isolated places is likely in J&K during the next 24 hours," said an official of the Meteorological (MeT) department.

Srinagar had 19.7, Pahalgam 16 an


Wednesday, August 10, 2022IED recovered near Tahab crossing in Pulwama: police

Srinagar Aug 10: Police along with security forces on Wednesday claimed to have recovered an IED weighing approximately 25-30 kg in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

As per a police spokesman, the IED was recovered near Tahab Crossing on Circular road in Pulwama by Police and Security Forces.

"An IED weighing approx. 25 to 30 Kgs recovered near Tahab Crossing on Circular road in #Pulwama by


Wednesday, August 10, 2022Gunfight underway in Waterhail Budgam: police

Srinagar, Aug 9: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Waterhail village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday, police said.

A spokesman said the gunfight broke out after the police and security forces launched a search operation in the village.

Quoting ADGP Kashmir, he said three terrorists of TRF outfit including Lateef Rather were trapped in the area.


Tuesday, August 9, 2022Weather likely to remain dry in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 9: Dry weather is likely to prevail in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours, said the Meteorological (MeT) department on Tuesday.

The weather was inclement in the union territory during the last 24 hours.

Srinagar had 20, Pahalgam 16 and Gulmarg 11 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.

In the Ladakh region, Drass town had 10.9, Leh 13.9 and Kargil 16.6 as the mi


Monday, August 8, 2022Ashura processions in Budgam: Police issue traffic advisory

Srinagar, Aug 8: Police in Budgam on Monday issued a traffic advisory in view of Ashura processions scheduled to be carried out in the central Kashmir district.

Traffic advisory:

In view of 10th Muharram (Ashura) corresponding to 9th August, Muhurrum-ul-Haram processions are scheduled to be carried out from Imam Bargah Mirgund to Imam Bargah Budgam and Dargah Bab-ul-Hawaij upto Imam Bargah



Ramban, 8 Aug: Acting tough against the bovine smugglers and to curb the bovine smuggling menace in District Ramban, Ramban police acting on the specific inputs regarding the transportation of bovine animals, police parties of P/S Chanderkote and P/P Jawahar Tunnel intercepted Four different vehicles bearing registration numbers JK02AS/3885,JK02C/1123,JK14B/8523 and JK013F/0596 which were on the


Monday, August 8, 2022Policeman shoots self dead inside court complex in J-K's Doda

Doda/Jammu, Aug 8: A policeman allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle at a court complex in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, officials said on Monday.

Special Police Officer (SPO) Gurmesh Singh (46) was on guard duty at Doda Sessions Court when his colleagues heard a gun shot and rushed towards him, only to see him lying in a pool of blood late on Sunday, they said.

The bullet


Monday, August 8, 2022NIA carries out raids in Doda, Jammu against JeI members in terror funding case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at multiple places in Jammu and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir against members of banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in a terror funding case, officials said.

Simultaneous raids are underway at nearly a dozen places at the premises of JeI office-bearers and members in different parts of the two districts since early this mor


Monday, August 8, 2022Light to moderate rain likely in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 8: Light to moderate rain will occur at scattered places during the next 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said on Monday.

Weather remained cloudy in the union territory during the last 24 hours.

"Light to moderate rain is expected to occur in J&K at scattered places during the next 24 hours," an official of the MeT department said.



Sunday, August 7, 2022Holiday on account of Ashoora postponed

Srinagar Aug 7: The J&K administration on Sunday postponed the holiday on account of Ashoora, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (RA), the grandson of the Holy Prophet (SAW)observed on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar.

"In partial modification of Government Order No. 1337- JK(GAD) of 2021 dated 16.12.2021 and Government Order No. 1338- JK(GAD) of 2021 da


Sunday, August 7, 2022Cop injured in attack by suspected cattle smugglers in J-K's Kathua

Kathua/Jammu, Aug 7: A policeman was injured when suspected cattle smugglers hurled stones at a search party in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Sunday, an official said.

Police fired two rounds in the air to restore order and arrested one of the attackers early morning at Check Gotta village in Lakhanpur area, Deputy Superintendent of Police Shami Kumar told.

He said the police party


Sunday, August 7, 2022Eight JKAS officers transferred

Srinagar Aug 7: The J&K administration on Sunday transferred eight JKAS officers in the civil administration.

Sartaj Hussain, Deputy Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Director, Estates, Kashmir against an available vacancy. Parvinder Kour, Deputy Director, Geology and Mining, Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Secr


Sunday, August 7, 2022Mainly dry weather likely in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 7: Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with light rain at isolated places during the next 24 hours, said the Meteorological (MeT) Department on Sunday.

The weather remained dry in J&K during the last 24 hours.

"Mainly dry weather is expected in J&K during the next 24 hours with possibility of light rain at isolated places", said an official of the MeT department.



Saturday, August 6, 2022FICCI FLO JKL presents GULBAHAR- THE RAKHI EDIT

Jammu: Founding Chairperson of FICCI FLO Jammu -Kashmir & Ladakh, Kunwarani Ritu Singh, has created “GULBAHAR” which is a collective of women led brands and incredible stories behind them. Inspired by creativity and multifold talent of the region.
Gulbahar, is a market place and the brain child of Founding Chairperson of FICCI FLO Jammu -Kashmir & Ladakh, Kunwarani Ritu Singh and it will be hos


Saturday, August 6, 2022Alok Kumar, IPS, Addl. DGP assumes charge of Director Fire & Emergency Services UT J&K

Jammu: In pursuance to Government Order, Shri Alok Kumar, IPS, Addl. Director General of Police assumed charge of Director Fire & Emergency Services UT J&K today. On this occasion a warm welcome was accorded and Guard of honour was presented to newly posted ADGP at Fire & Emergency Services Hqrs. Gandhi Nagar Jammu. Shri R.K. Raina Deputy Director Fire & Emergency Services Command Jammu received


Saturday, August 6, 2022Teacher Among 4 Injured As LPG Cylinder Catches Fire

SRINAGAR: A teacher and a cook were among four injured persons after an LPG cylinder caught fire in a government school in Kotranka area of Rajouri district on Saturday.

Quoting an official the news agencies reported that four persons were injured after an LPG cylinder caught fire in government middle school Draman in Kotranka sub-division.

He said that all the injured were rushed to CHC Ka


Saturday, August 6, 2022Worried', Div Com Kashmir says watching Covid situation closely

Srinagar: Amid the major spike in Covid cases, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang Kundbarao Pole on Friday said the administration was worried and closely watching the evolving Covid-19 situation noting that the surge in daily count of cases was worrisome.

Talking to Greater Kashmir, he said the proportionate response will be given by the government as per the situation as and when


Saturday, August 6, 2022Partly cloudy weather, light rain likely in J&K: MeT deptt

Srinagar, Aug 6: The Meteorological (MeT) department on Saturday forecast partly cloudy sky with light rain at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir during next 24 hours.

"Partly cloudy weather with light rain at isolated places is likely during the next 24 hours in J&K", an official of the MeT department said.

Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded 19.7 degrees Cesius, Pahalgam 14.8 and Gulmarg 11.2


Saturday, August 6, 2022Eight students injured as minibus falls into gorge in J&K's Udhampur

Srinagar Aug 6: At least eight students were injured after a mini bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near Massora in J&K's Udhampur district on Saturday.

The bus was enroute to Udhampur from Barmeen village when it met with the accident news agencies reported. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

The injured were shifted to a distric


Friday, August 5, 2022Over 88 pc drop in law and order incidents in Kashmir since Article 370 abrogation: Police

Srinagar, Aug 5: Law and order incidents in Kashmir have dropped by over 88 per cent in three years since the revocation of the erstwhile state's special status compared to the preceding three years, police said on Friday.

From August 5, 2016, to August 4, 2019, the Valley witnessed 3,686 law and order incidents, as per the data shared by the police.

However, for the three years from August


Friday, August 5, 2022Army soldier, civilian injured in Kulgam gunfight

Srinagar Aug 5: An army soldier and a civilian were injured during an ongoing gunfight in Redwani area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Friday.

"KulgamEncounterUpdate: One Army Jawan and one civilian got injured in the #encounter. Search in the area is still going on. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter broke out after security forces cordoned the are


Friday, August 5, 2022DGP inaugurates containerized shooting range, flags off bullet resistant light motor vehicles

Srinagar, August 5: The Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh Thursday inaugurated Containerized Shooting Range besides flagged off Bullet Resistant, Marksman Tactical Intervention Light Motor Vehicles at a function held at Armed Police Complex Humhama in Srinagar.

As per a Police spokesman, ADG CRPF, J&K Daljit Singh Chodhary, IG CRPF Ops Kashmir, Manvinder Singh Bhatia, ADGsP J&K, S.J


Friday, August 5, 2022Kulgam Gunfight: One Army Personnel Injured, Operation Continues

Srinagar, August 05: An Army trooper has been injured in an ongoing gunfight in Redwani area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.

A top police officer told that a army personnel was injured in an ongoing anti-militancy operation in Redwani.

He was immediately evacuated to nearby hospital, where his condition is said to be stable, the officer added.

Earlier a joint team of Police


Friday, August 5, 2022Partly cloudy sky, light rain at isolated places in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 5: The weather remained mainly dry in Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours as the Met Department said on Friday that partly cloudy sky with light rain at isolated places is likely.

Srinagar had 20, Pahalgam 14.8 and Gulmarg 12 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature on Friday.

Drass town in Ladakh region recorded 12.5, Leh 14.8 and Kargil 16.8 as the minimum temperatu


Friday, August 5, 2022Traffic Police issues diversion plan in view of inauguration of renovated Bakhshi Stadium

Srinagar Aug 5: Traffic Police on Friday issued a traffic diversion plan for motorists in view of inauguration of the renovated Bakhshi Stadium in Srinagar.

A Traffic Police official said a large gathering is expected to attend the inauguration and watch the introductory match.

In order to avoid inconvenience to the general public and for the convenience of the people attending, the followi


Friday, August 5, 2022Narrow escape for dumper driver as bridge collapses in Narbal Budgam

Srinagar, Aug 5: A driver of a dumper had a narrow escape after a dilapidated bridge he was traveling on collapsed in Narbal area of central Kashmir's Budgam district on Friday, officials said.

The decades old bridge on the Sukhnag nullah in Narbal area collapsed when the dumper laden with construction material was crossing it, news agency KDC reported.

The driver of the vehicle however esc


Thursday, August 4, 2022Joint parties of JK Police, Army 21RR and 92 Bn CRPF arrest 03 uncategorised terrorists

Today on Aug 4, 2022, joint parties of Police, Army 21 RR and 92 Bn CRPF were conducting naka checking at Fruit Mandi Crossing at Handwara. During checking, the joint parties apprehended 03 persons, who had attempted to flee the spot on seeing the checking parties.

On personal search, the following arms/ ammunition were recovered from their possession: One (1) Pistol, one (1) pistol magazine,


Thursday, August 4, 2022BJP OBC Morcha Organize Plantation Drive At Rs Pura

On the directions of Braham Jyot Satti, President BJP OBC Morcha JK-UT ; BJP OBC Morcha is organizing social tasks and serving humanity across Jammu Kashmir .

Today Varinder Kumar (District General Secretary BJP OBC Morcha ) in collaboration with Forest Department organized Plantation Drive at Rs Pura .

Forest officials and BJP OBC Morcha Office Bearers were present on the occasion .


Thursday, August 4, 2022Long wait over, induction of JKAS Officers into IAS notified by the DoPT

#SRINAGAR: The Department of Personnel and Trainings, Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances and Pensions, Govt. of India today issued a formal notification for appointment of members of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (JKAS) into Indian Administrative Service (IAS).

This has been made possible due to the tireless efforts of Shri Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Shri Ma


Thursday, August 4, 2022HAR GHAR TIRANGA RALLY

1. As a part of the ongoing Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, A Tiranga Rally was organised by Indian Army at Sarodab (Tulail Valley) to amplify Har Ghar Tiranga movement an initiative to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence and the glorious history of it's people, culture and achievements.

2. Students of Government Middle School Sarodab including school teachers and village heads partici