CRPF personnel dies of cardiac arrest in Anantnag village

Srinaga: A head constable of Central Reserve Police Force died of a cardiac arrest in Srigufwara area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said here on Wednesday. An official said that the CRPF personnel deployed at minority guard post at Mehand viage complained of chest pain and soon after he was rushed to […]

Kargil Courier airlifted around 3300 passengers during road closure period

Kargil:AN-32 Kargil Courier Service operated today and airlifted 39 passengers from Jammu to Kargil. The Kargil Courier Service started from 18th January 2023 and in total 3228 passengers availed the service of AN-32 and IL-76 Aircrafts provided by the Indian Air Force for the residents of Kargil. The Courier Service operates in winter months, during […]

Attendant injured after scuffle with security guard at SDH Sopore

Sopore: An attendant was injured after scuffle with a security guard in sub0-district hospital Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. An official said that scuffle between a security guard and an attendant took place around 2 pm after a heated argument. He said in the incident the attendant identified as Ishfaq Ahmed of […]

Shab-e-Qadr to be observed on April 17, Eid moon to be sighted on April 20, says Grand Mufti Nasir-ul Islam after marathon Ulema meet in Sgr

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam Tuesday said that Shab-e-Qadr will be observed on April 17 while as Eid moon will be sighted on April 20 and in case moon is sighted on April 20, people will have to offer Qaza fasting of a day. Talking to reporters after marathon meeting of Ulema that […]

Night temp increases but stays below normal in J&K barring Gulmarg

Srinagar: The minimum temperatures recorded an increase on Tuesday with mercury settling below normal in Jammu and Kashmir barring Gulmarg. A meteorological department official here said that Srinagar recorded a low of 4.7°C against 3.0°C on the previous night and it was 1.4°C below normal for the summer capital. Qazigund, he said, recorded a low […]

DC Bandipora calls for strict action against illegal mining

Bandipora: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad on Monday directed the concerned law enforcing agencies to keep a close vigil on illegal mining in the district and strictly deal with such illegal activities. He said this while chairing a meeting to discuss th issues with regard to the mining in the district. The meeting was […]

Amid dry weather forecast, night temp drops below normal in J&K

Srinagar: Amid forecast for mainly dry weather in the next 24 hours, the minimum temperatures recorded a drop in Jammu and Kashmir with mercury settling below sub-zero level in Pahalgam and Gulmarg on Monday. A meteorological department official here said that Srinagar recorded a low of 3.0°C against 5.7°C on the previous night and it […]

Midnight Raids Conducted to Arrest Group of Youths for ‘Harrassing, Attacking Family on Road’ in Srinagar: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said to have arrested a group of youths alleged of harrassing and attacking a family on road in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district. Taking to microblogging site Twitter, District Police Srinagar wrote; “Police took cognisance of a video wherein a group of youths on bikes are seen harassing & […]

Chairperson Waqf Board suspends 31 employees for dereliction of duties, orders enquiry

Srinagar: Chairperson J&K Waqf Board, Dr Syed Darakhshan Andrabi Saturday placed 31 employees under suspension for dereliction of duties at several shrines of Srinagar. It has been learnt that several employees were found unauthorisedly absent when the chairperson carried out the surprise inspection, however, majority of the employees were suspended for their failure to maintain […]