3 drug peddler arrested by police in Sumbal

SUMBAL: Police in Sumbal on Monday arrested three drug peddlers here and seized contraband substance from their possession. An official said that on the directions of of SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik Sumbal Police led by SDPO Saqib Ghani and inspector Muneeb ul Islam on Sunday laid a surprise naka at Wangipora Sumbal and arrested three […]

Locals demand screening at Jawahar Tunnel to block entry of non-locals

Locals demand screening at Jawahar Tunnel to block entry of non-locals

KALEEM GEELANI ANANTNAG: Non-local labourers and visitors are bypassing the screening point for coronavirus at Lower Munda, local residents and civil society members have alleged. They have demanded that the screening point be relocated to Jawahar Tunnel to ensure that no one can bypass it. Locals said that non-local labourers and passengers are taking the […]

Militants hurl grenade at security forces in Pulwama

Srinagar; Militants hurled a grenade at security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday but it did not explode, police said. Around 7.50 pm militants hurled a grenade at a joint naka of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police at the main chowk in Pulwama, a police official said. The grenade fell […]

Govt announces lockdown across J&K from tomorrow 

Srinagar: The government on Sunday announced lockdown across Jammu and Kashmir from tomorrow and exempted 16 essential services. The shutdown will continue till March 31, an official order said. “Shutdown of all establishments and services except essential commodities/services throughout J&K from 8:00 pm today till 6 pm March 31. Vehicles carrying essential supplies exempted; essential […]

J&K govt declares 16 services, commodities as essential services 

JAMMU: In view of the situation arising due to COVID-19, Secretary Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Simrandeep Singh today issued an order declaring 16 services as Essential services and commodities within Jammu and Kashmir. According to the order, the Essential Services will include Supply of Groceries (wholesalers and retailers), Supply of Fresh fruits and […]

Indian Pakistani troops exchange fire in Poonch, Kathua areas

   Jammu: An Army porter was injured along the Line of Control in Poonch and several houses were damaged in border areas of Kathua districts after Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged heavy fire on Sunday. The officials said that Mohammad Shoukat, 26, a local youth working as a porter with the Indian Army, was injured when the […]