Govt Transfers 9 JKAS Officers, Farooq Ahmad Posted GM JKRTC

Srinagar:: Jammu and Kashmir ordered transfer of nine JKAS officers in the interest of administration with immediate effect. According to a government order, Farooq Ahmad, JKAS, Private Secretary in the J&K Public Service Commission, has been transferred and posted as General Manager, J&K Road Transport Corporation, Srinagar, against an available vacancy. Shakeel Hussain, JKAS, Private […]

Windstorm creates havoc in parts of North Kashmir

Srinagar: A massive windstorm coupled with rains swept parts of north Kashmir on Monday afternoon blowing away roofs of several residential, commercial structures and uprooted trees. Reports said that Dozens of residential houses, electric transmission lines got damaged while trees were uprooted due to strong winds in several areas of north Kashmir including Sopore and […]

Lt Gen A S Aujla Takes Over Command Of 15 Corps

Srinagar: Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Aujla took over the command of the strategic Kashmir based 15 Corps from Lt Gen Devendra Pratap Pandey at Corps headquarters on Monday. Aujla succeeded Lt Gen Devendra Pratap Pandey who is moving to the Army War College in Mhow as its Commandant. Aujla belongs to the Rajputana Rifles regiment […]

Hideout busted during Poonch search operation

Poonch): Security forces have busted a militant hideout during a search operation launched in forest area of Poonch’s Surankote sub division. Officials said that army and police launched a joint search operation in forest area near Dehra Ki Gali. “A militant hideout has been busted during search operation. Some ammunition and some other usable material […]

South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

Srinagar: Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Shirmal Zainapora South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Heff Shirmal. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon […]

Unexploded shell found at Tosamaidan in Budgam

Budgam: The security forces on Monday found an old rusted shell at Tosamaidan area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. SSP Budgam said that security forces received an information that an old shell is lying at Tosamaidan. He said that teams of police and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) have been called on the spot to defuse […]

Leopard Kills 7 goats, sheep in Poonch

POONCH – A leopard killed at least seven goats and sheep inside a shed in Purani area of Poonch district last night, officials said on Monday. They said that the leopard entered the cattle shed of one Mohammad Fareed son of Bashir Ahmad of Purani Poonch, ward no 17, and killed seven sheep and goats. […]

Youth murdered with blunt object in Budgam

Budgam: A 25-year-old youth was killed on Monday morning after he was hit by an unknown person when he was travelling on motorcycle at Gurwaith Khansahib area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Sources said that a person was on a bike and an unknown person hit him on his head with some blunt object leaving […]