New Zealand back out of Pakistan tour over security threats

New Zealand back out of Pakistan tour over security threats

    Islamabad:The New Zealand cricket team on Friday backed out of its Pakistan tour over “security concerns” hours before the first match was scheduled to start at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.   In a statement, the Pakistan Cricket Board said that New Zealand Cricket (NZC) informed the board they had been alerted to “some […]

Motorcyclist killed, another injured in Bandipora road accident

    Bandipora: An 18-year-old motorcyclist was killed while another was injured in a road accident near Lowdara crossing on Bandipora-Srinagar highway in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district, officials said on Friday.   An official said that the motorcyclist identified as Asgar Ahmad (18) son of Gulam nabi a resident of Saderkoot lost control over his […]

Four pistols, ammunition recovered during search ops in Pulwama village

    Pulwama:: Security forces on Friday recovered four pistols besides other ammunition in Telangam village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama, officials said.   An official said that  that a search operation was launched in Telangam village during which four pistols and other ammunition were recovered from the spot.   He said that the operation was […]

Govt employees to get passport after clearance from vigilance

Govt employees to get passport after clearance from vigilance

Srinagar: The government has made clearance from vigilance mandatory for obtaining a passport by a government employee in the Union Territory. A circular issued by the government said that the passport to the citizens including government employees is issued on the basis of verification carried out by the Criminal Investigation Department. But the current system […]

Couple injured in a bear attack in Kupwara

Couple injured in a bear attack in Kupwara

Kupwara: A couple was injured in a black bear attack in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Abdul Aziz Khatana 50 and his wife Saiba Begum 45 of Nagsari Kalaroos were attacked by a black bear in nearby forests in which duo received serious injuries. The other people immediately reached the spot and chased the beast, they […]

45-year-old woman electrocuted to death in Bandipora village

  Srinagar: A woman died due to electrocution in Shah Gund village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday evening.   An official said that a 45-year-old woman identified as Shameema, wife of Ghulam Rasool Dar, was critically injured when she got in contact with a live wire at her home at village Shahgund, Bandipora. […]

J&K Reports 170 New Covid-19 Cases

  Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 170 new covid-19 cases even as there was no death due to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday. They said 41 of the cases were reported from Jammu Division and 129 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total count to 327466. There was no death […]

Govt Makes Vigilance Clearance Mandatory For Passport To Employees

Srinagar: Amid concern expressed by Anti-Corruption Bureau, the government on Thursday made latest vigilance clearance mandatory for obtaining passport by an employee. “The passport to the citizens including Government employee is issued on the basis of verification carried out by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). The current system does not contain any mechanism as would […]

Man killed after hit by speedy tractor in Kulgam

  Srinagar: A 35-year-old man died after being allegedly hit by a tractor at DH Pora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday,   Official’s said They identified the deceased as Javid Ahmad Ganie son of Abdul Kudus Ganie of Chachamulla DH pora Kulgam.   A police official confirming the accident said  that Ganie […]

6-Year-Old Boy Killed in Mattan Anantnag Road Accident

    Anantna): A six-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a Creta vehicle in Tikibagh Mattan area of Anantnag on Wednesday evening, officials said. They said that one Aadim Sajad Bhat (6) son of Sajad Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Kralpora Mattan Anantnag was hit and injured by the “speeding” vehicle (JK01AN-3368) in […]

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