With 2 more arrests, 17 drug peddlers arrested in B’la this month

With 2 more arrests, 17 drug peddlers arrested in B’la this month

BARAMULLA: Baramulla police said that they arrested two more drug peddlers in Kreeri area of the district, and the total arrests this reached 17 Police said that two suspected people Aadil Ahmad Rather son of Abdul Hamid resident of Wagoora and Khalid Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Sultan Bhat resident of Allapora Vizer were arrested […]

Lightning kills 25-yr-old youth in Ashmuqam

  Anantnag: A 25-year-old youth was killed after being struck by lightning in Ashmuqam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday evening. An official said that lighting struck at the residential house of Muhammad Shafi Wani, resulting in onspot death of his young son Junaid Shafi Wani of Thokerpora Siligam Ashmuqam. The body was […]

1086 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In J&K

1086 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In J&K

  Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 1086 fresh covid-19 cases, the second highest number of infections in a single day this year, while five more people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, official said on Wednesday. Among the fresh cases, the officials said  that 402 cases were reported from Jammu Division and […]

‘Heroin Wroth Rs 50-Cr Recovered Along LoC in Karnah Forests’

  Srinagar: A joint team of Army, BSF and J&K Police ‘foiled an infiltration and narco-smuggling bid’ in forward area of Tanghdar sector last night, official said. An official statement issued to Global News Service (GNS) reads that ten kilograms of contraband with an estimated market value of Rs 50 crores was recovered. A 10-kilogram […]

Youth slips to death in Gurez

  Bandipora: A 20-year-old youth slipped to death in Dawar area of Gurez in North Kashmir Bandipora district on Wednesday. An official said  that Muzamil Samoon (20) son of Ghulam Mohammad Samoon, a resident of Khandyal slipped and fell into Kishanganga river at Dawar. He said that soon after the incident, he was immediately rescued […]

Holy Ramadan begins today

Holy Ramadan begins today

Srinagar: Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims, will begin from Wednesday in Kashmir Valley, Grand Mufti Naser Ul Islam announced on Tuesday. Mufti said that the crescent moon was sighted to mark the arrival of the holy month. It was sighted from Batote and other places, too, he added. Taraveeh, which are special […]

Tipper, stone quarry workers hold protest against authorities infringing their routine work

Tipper, stone quarry workers hold protest against authorities infringing their routine work

BARAMULLA: The tipper, truck and stone quarry unions here in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district staged a protest against the government who are forcing them to stop the work in different stone quarries and till they received the environment clearness certificates from the government. President Baramulla tipper owners association and chairman Baramulla stone quarries association Abdul […]

1269 fresh COVID-19 cases in J&K

1269 fresh COVID-19 cases in J&K

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 1269 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 140650 Among the cases reported today, 687 were reported in Kashmir while Jammu division reported 582 infections. Reader correspondentkashmirreader.com

Mentally unsound person from Pak arrested in RS Pura Jammu

  Jammu; A mentally unsound person was arrested from Pakistan by security forces in RS Pura area of Jammu, officials said on Tuesday. SSP Jammu Chandan Kohli said that the unsound person states his name to be Shabir. Further investigations are underway, he added. (GNS) Reader correspondentkashmirreader.com

2 militants, 3 OGWs arrested in Kupwara: Police

2 militants, 3 OGWs arrested in Kupwara: Police

    Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two local militants and three over ground workers in Handwara area of north-Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A police officer said that on receipt of specific inputs about presence of militants’ at different locations, different teams were constituted and the two militants and three OGWs were tactfully […]