BDC councilor shot dead in Budgam village

BDC councilor shot dead in Budgam village

Srinagar: A block development councilor (BDC) from Khag area of Budgam was shot dead near his ancestral residence at Dalwash village in the central Kashmir district late evening on Wednesday. A senior police officer identified the deceased BDC chairman as Bhupinder Singh. Singh as per the officer left his two personal security officers in Police […]

1,249 new COVID-19 cases take J&K tally to 67,510

1,249 new COVID-19 cases take J&K tally to 67,510

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 1249 new COVID-19 infections taking the overall tally to 67,510. Of the cases reported today, 603 were reported in Kashmir while Jammu division reported 646 infections out of which Jammu district alone reported 230 cases. As per the data, there are 19,918 active COVID-19 cases in J&K while […]

Militants attack forces party in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Militants attack forces party in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: Suspected militants on Wednesday attacked a joint party of government forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, reports said. There however was no loss of life or injury reported in the incident. Reports said that militants lobbed a grenade on  joint party of police and CRPF near police station Chatpora of the south Kashmir district. […]

Police Station Awantipora partially damaged in fire incident

Police Station Awantipora partially damaged in fire incident

AWANTIPORA: A fire which broke out early morning on Wednesday partially damaged the a barrack building of Police Station Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A police statement said that the fire emerged from the barrack at around 8:15 am this morning and was controlled immediately within 20 minutes by Police and Firemen. The incident […]

5-member committee set up to examine Self Help Group of Engineers Scheme ‘in its entirety’

5-member committee set up to examine Self Help Group of Engineers Scheme ‘in its entirety’

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday constituted a five-member committee to examine matters related to the Self Help Group of Engineers Scheme (SHGES) it abolished over a month ago. The SHGES was launched by the J&K government in 2003 wherein 30 percent of the total works in government departments, corporations and autonomous bodies […]

1235 new COVID-19 cases take J&K tally to 66,261

1235 new COVID-19 cases take J&K tally to 66,261

  Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 1235 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 66,261. Of the cases reported today, Srinagar reported 210, Budgam 59, Baramulla 30, Pulwama 62, Anantnag 28, Bandipora 36, Kupwara 22, Ganderbal 21, Kulgam 12, Shopian 19, Jammu 253, Rajouri 68, Udhampur 64, Kathua 41, Doda 98, Samba 52, Poonch 73, […]

2 women killed in hit-and-run accident in Baramulla

2 women killed in hit-and-run accident in Baramulla

  Srinagar: Two women were killed after a speeding vehicle hit them in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. Officials said the driver of the vehicle escaped from the spot even as police have registered a case and started the investigation. “Police is working on leads to identify the hit-and-run driver who […]

Another shrine heist in Kashmir: burglars strike at Rehbab Sahab (RA) shrine, decamp with cash

Srinagar: Burglars decamped with cash at Kashmir’s revered shrine, Rehbab Sahib in Aali Kadal of Srinagar. This is the second such theft at a shrine in Srinagar in last two weeks. Earlier in the intervening night of September 12-13, burglars decamped with cash from the shrine of Dastgeer sahib in Khanyar area. Official sources told […]

 Militant killed, soldier injured in ongoing Budgam gunfight

 Militant killed, soldier injured in ongoing Budgam gunfight

  Budgam: An unidentified militant has been killed and a soldier injured in an ongoing gunfight with  government forces at  Nowgar Chrar-e-Sharief area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district. The gunfight raged Monday evening after forces launched searches in the area following inputs about presence of militants there . A police official said that an unidentified  […]

Grenade attack in Bijbehara

Grenade attack in Bijbehara

Anantnag: Suspected militants fired an Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) at a CRPF post here in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district without causing any damage or injuries to anyone. The attack was carried out by unidentified people near Railway Station of Bijbehara, located between Bijbehara town and Arwini village here in south Kashmir. The incident […]