Muslim League condemns arrest spree

Srinagar: Muslim League Saturday condemned the arrest spree of youth across Kashmir and said it is going unabated. “Scores of young, as well as old, are being put behind bars. Southern districts of Kashmir are witnessing a reign of fresh arrests and family members of militants are being arrested by the authorities,” the spokesperson said […]

Samoon inaugurates free anti-rabies vaccination camp for pets

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Animal – Asgar Hassan Samoon Sunday visited the Animal Husbandry Complex Gowkadal and inaugurated a free anti-rabies vaccination camp for pets.  “He also interacted with pet owners and himself vaccinated some pedigreed pets,” the statement said. Director, Animal Husbandry Kashmir, Dr M Y Chaproo informed that the IEC Cell of Animal Husbandry […]

Constable turns ATM fraudster booked under PSA

September: Police Station Pantha Chowk booked a police constable who was involved in ATM theft cases in different areas of state. The accused constable is already under suspension. The accused has been identified as Ajaz ahmad Khan son of Sonnaullah Khan resident of Hyhama under Public Safety Act. A police statement said that during investigation […]

‘Primitive tribal group status needed for JK’s Gujjars, Bakerwals’

Jammu: A tribal affairs research body has demanded Primitive Tribal Group (PTG) status for Gujjars and Bakerwals communities of Jammu and Kashmir, saying they constitute 80 per cent of the state’s tribal population and deserve special attention for their upliftment. Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation (TRCF) said Sunday it made the demand in a memorandum […]

Drunk on duty, health employee suspended

Jammu: A senior pharmacist at a government-run hospital in Kuthua district was placed under suspension Sunday after a video clip purportedly showing him in an inebriated condition went viral, a senior health department official said. The over two-minute video, reportedly shot inside the doctor’s room at Trauma hospital Mahanpur last night, showed the official Ashok […]

Army soldier injured in mine blast in Poonch

Jammu: An Army soldier was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control in Poonch on Sunday, officials said. The soldier hit a landmine during patrolling near a forward post in Jhallas village and got injured in the explosion at around 9.30 am, they said. He was shifted to Army base hospital in […]

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