Jammu and Kashmir

Monday, May 16, 2022Partly cloudy weather, thundershowers likely in J&K during next 24 hours

Srinagar, May 16: Weather remained partly cloudy with thundershowers in Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours. The Meteorological (MeT) department said on Monday that partly cloudy weather with thundershowers at isolated places is likely during the next 24 hours.

"Partly cloudy weather with thundershower at isolated places is likely in J&K during the next 24 hours", an official of the dep


Monday, May 16, 2022Lt Governor Meets BJP Delegation

#SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today met a delegation led by BJP J&K President, Ravinder Raina and General Secretary (Organisation) Ashok Koul.

Former Legislators, Surinder Ambardar and Sofi Yousuf, besides BJP Spokesperson, Altaf Thakur and BJP District President Srinagar, Ashok Bhat were also part of the delegation.

The delegation expressed concerns over the innocent’s killing


Sunday, May 15, 2022Civilian killed in cross fire in Shopian: Police

Srinagar May 15: A civilian was killed in cross firing between a terrorist and security forces on Litter-Turkwangam road in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday, police said.

As per a police spokesman the terrorist opened fire on the joint patrol party of CRPF-182Bn/SOG of Pulwama near the bridge connecting Litter Pulwama with Turkwangam, Shopian. During the cross fire, the civilian Shoi


Sunday, May 15, 2022Ghulam Rasool Mir posted as DG Horticulture Kashmir as four JKAS officers transferred

Srinagar, May 15: The J&K government on Sunday ordered transfer of four JKAS officers in the civil administration.

According to an order issued by the GAD, Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, Director General Horticulture, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Secretary in the Labour and Employment Department. In his place, Ghulam Rasool Mir, Special Secretary to the Government, Health and Medical Educati


Sunday, May 15, 2022BJP leaders call on LG Sinha in Srinagar

Srinagar May 15: A high level BJP delegation headed by party chief Ravinder Raina, General Secretary (Organization) Ashok Koul besides others met LG Manoj Sinha at Rajbhawan, Srinagar on Sunday.

Quoting sources, news agencies reported that the delegation discussed the recent killing of Kashmiri Pandit employee Rahul Bhat and stressed on the safe and secure accomodation for the KP employees wor


Sunday, May 15, 2022LG orders probe into alleged use of force on protesting Kashmiri Pandits in Budgam

Srinagar, May 15: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday ordered an enquiry into the alleged use of force on Kashmiri Pandits in Sheikhpora area of Budgam district on Friday during a protest against the killing of their fellow community member.

LG Sinha while talking to reporters in Srinagar said “stern action” would be taken against the officials found involved while announcing that a prob


Sunday, May 15, 2022Time for collective fight against enemies of peace: SSP Baramulla

Srinagar May 15: While paying tribute to slain Kashmiri Pandit employee Rahul Bhat, SSP Baramulla Rayees Mohammad Bhat has said that it is time for a ‘collective fight” to expose the enemies of peace, a media report said today.

SSP took part in a candle light vigil organized in Baramulla to pay tribute to Bhat who was shot dead by terrorists in his office at Tehsil office Chadoora on Thursday


Sunday, May 15, 2022PSAJK rejects new fee rules notified by Govt

Srinagar: The Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) on Friday rejected the new rules notified by the J&K government for governing the functioning of the private educational institutions.

The move comes a day after the, J&K government notified new fees rules for aided and unaided private schools of Jammu and Kashmir to bring them under an appropriate regulatory framework.


Sunday, May 15, 2022Missing Banihal man's body found in Reasi after three days; brother-sister duo among 3 detained

Srinagar May 15: The body of a 40-year-old man from Banihal was found on Sunday in Duga area of Reasi three days after he went missing, police said. Police have detained three suspects in the case including a brother-sister duo.

A police spokesman told that the body of Reyaz Ahmed Wani, son of Late Ghulam Hassan wani, a resident of Aarpora Doligam Banihal was found by a team of police this mor


Sunday, May 15, 2022Katra bus fire incident: Unknown outfit claims responsibility

#KATRA: A letter purportedly issued by an unknown terror outfit ‘#Jammu and #Kashmir Freedom Fighters’ on Saturday claimed the responsibility for the Katra bus fire incident, which it said was an ‘#IED blast’ triggered by one of its ‘special squads’.

A senior police officer, however, said they were investigating the case and can’t vouch for the veracity of this letter at present. “There is no


Saturday, May 14, 2022Agency conducts raids at 12 places in terror-financing case in J&K

#SRINAGAR: The State Investigation Agency of Jammu and Kashmir has conducted raids at 12 locations, including at the native house of the APHC Pakistan chairman in Bhadarwah, in connection with a terror-financing case, officials said.

The case was registered at the Gandhinagar police station and subsequently transferred to the SIA for an in-depth investigation, they said.

The sleuths of the


Saturday, May 14, 2022Meeting Between PAGD Members Underway in Srinagar

Srinagar 14 May: Days after the killing of a minority community member in Budgam district by militants, a meeting between the members of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’s (PAGD) has started at the Gupkar residence of the body’s President.

Sources told new agencies that all the members of the PAGD reached at the residence of Dr Farooq Abdullah, who is head of the alliance, to attend th


Saturday, May 14, 2022Vansh Sabre Foundation honours Mediamen, Sports Journalists

JAMMU, May 13: Newly formed Vansh Sabre Sports Foundation today honoured Media and Sports Journalists with Prof Chaman Lal Gupta Khel Ratna Award for their direct and indirect contributions for the development of sports and sportspersons in Jammu and Kashmir.

Mayor Jammu, Chander Mohan Gupta was the chief guest, who in the presence ofAnil Gupta, president Swami Vivekanand Medical Mission Char


Friday, May 13, 2022KU professor among three J&K employees dismissed under Article 311

Srinagar May 13: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday dismissed three employees including a Kashmir University professor and a police constable from their services under Article 311 "in the interest of the security of the state".

As per separate orders issued to this effect by the General Administration Department, the dismissed employees are Altaf Hussain Pandit, Professor in Chemistry


Thursday, May 12, 2022Shopian police observed Thana Diwas

Shopian, 12 May 2022: As a part of J&K governments public outreach programme, Shopian police today observed 'Thana Divas' across the district.The event was organized at all Police Stations of the district, chaired by respective jurisdictional police officers.

At Police Station Imam Sahib, the meeting was chaired by SP shopian tanushree IPS.ASP IFROZ. DYSP Ashraf lahree were also present on th


Thursday, May 12, 2022Cyber Police Kashmir outsmarts scammers by saving ₹58 Lakhs

₹1.5 crore (approx) saved so far in this year

May 12: Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar received duo complaints from two men hailing from North Kashmir’s Bandipora District and South Kashmir’s Awantipora District respectively. The complainants alleged in their complaints that they have been defrauded by online scammers of an amount of Rs 44 lakhs in online investment/trading scam.

Both complainants received links of fake invest


Thursday, May 12, 2022Mainly dry weather likely in J&K during next 24 hrs

Srinagar, May 12: Weather remained mainly dry in Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours as the MeT department forecast same weather to continue with light rain at isolated places on Thursday.

"Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with rain at isolated places in J&K during the next 24 hours", an official of the MeT department said.

Srinagar registered 14.2 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 7.5


Wednesday, May 11, 2022BJP fighting for rights of Kashmiri Pandits: union MoS BL Verma

Srinagar, May 11: Minister of State (MoS) for Cooperation and Development of North Eastern Region Government of India, BL Verma, on Wednesday said that the BJP is "fighting for justice to Kashmiri Pandits, who had been victimized in Jammu and Kashmir".
Speaking to the media during a visit to Dak Banglow Baramulla, Verma, as per news agencies said, "BJP is fighting hard for the legal rights and j


Wednesday, May 11, 2022Students Rally against Drug abuse held at Sopore.

A Drug rally organized by Various Local NGOs of Sopore in Collaboration with J&K Police  was held in Sopore.
School children as well as policemen carried placards seeking an end to the drug menace. The participants in the rally passed through roads, alleys and lanes to make people aware about the prevailing drug menace.

The police officers who participated in the rally included SHO Sopore K


Wednesday, May 11, 2022Events in Sri Lanka should be wake up call for India: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, May 11: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said the situation in Sri Lanka should serve as a wake up call for India as the country was "treading the same path" as the neighbouring country.
Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as Sri Lanka's prime minister on Monday amid unprecedented economic turmoil in the country, hours after his supporters attacked anti-government protesters, prompting


Wednesday, May 11, 2022CRPF organises medical camp in Shahgund Hajin

Bandipora, May : A free medical camp was organised by 45 battalion of CRPF at Shahgund area of Hajin town in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday.

The camp was inaugurated by commandant of Battalion Amit kumar Singh, SDPO Hajin Latief Ahmad Khan ,SHO Hajin inspector Qaiser Bashir , Principal Govt Higher secondary school Shahgund Dr. Ali Mohammad Nishtar , President Municipal Committ


Wednesday, May 11, 2022Bride goes missing in J&K's Ramban, recovered in Anantnag

A 25-yr-old bride from the Sangaldan area of J&K's Ramban was recovered hours after going missing during a marriage function on Tuesday, reports said.
As per the reports, the groom from Jammu along with the bride were on way back home from Sangaldan when the bride went missing from bus stand Ramban.
According to reports, the bride left the groom and all the other baaratis there and went to a b


Wednesday, May 11, 2022Arms and ammunition recovered in J&K's Ramban: police

Srinagar May 11: Police have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition during a search operation in the forest area of Sumber in J&K's Ramban last night, an official said on Wednesday.
As per a police official, the search operation was led by Inspector Sampaul Gill SHO Dharamkund, under the supervision of Nihar Ranjan SDPO Gool and under the overall supervision of Mohita Sharma, SSP Ramban f


Wednesday, May 11, 2022Several persons injured in minibus accident in Rajouri

Jammu: Several persons were injured when a minibus they were travelling in met with an accident at Thudddi, Khandli area of Rajouri district on Wednesday.

They said that vehicle (JK 11-7786) tilted near at Thudddi, Khandli while it was on way from Kotdhara to Rajouri at 1130 hours. Several persons onboard it were injured and subsequently shifted to GMC Rajouri by locals and police who rushed


Wednesday, May 11, 2022Teenage girl critical after hit on head during land dispute in Magam, 6 arrested

Police hace arrested six persons for assaulting a teenage girl and leaving her critically injured during a land dispute in Bon Makhama Magam in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Tuesday.
As per a police spokesman, the girl- aged 16-17 years, daughter of Abdul Rasheed Parray was hit on her head with some blunt object causing injuries to her after the family was assaulted by the accused Abdul K