Two injured in leopard attack in Budgam

Budgam: Two persons were injured after they were attacked by a Leopard in Goripora Beerwah area in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday morning. An official said that a leopard appeared in an orchard and attacked two persons who were spraying pesticides on apple trees. The injured persons were identified as Mohammad Ayoob Parray and […]

Harassment, abuse against doctors by police unacceptable: DAK

  Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday condemned heckling and harassment of healthcare workers by police amid COVID-19 lockdown and said that it was unacceptable. DAK in a statement said that two senior doctors Dr Shabir and Dr Syed Maqbool, both working at SMHS hospital, were beaten ruthlessly and even harassed by police in […]

CID officer dies of cardiac arrest in Bandipora

  Srinagar: An officer of Crime Investigation Department (CID) died due to cardiac arrest in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday morning. An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that an officer identified as Sub-Inspector CID Wing Ganderbal, Mohammad Ramzan Rather, son of Ghulam Muhammad Rather of Rawathpora suffered heart attack last night at […]

Lawyer dies of Covid-19, J&K toll rises to 22

Srinagar, May 25 : The death toll due to the novel coronavirus in J&K has gone up to 22 after a sexagenarian lawyer died at a hospital in Jammu, officials said on Monday. Dr Ravinder Ratanpal, Medical Superintendent ASCOMS Sidhra, told GNS that the samples of the 63-year-old lawyer, a resident of Trikuta Nagar, returned […]

Kulgam Encounter: Two Militants Killed

Two militants were killed in an encounter that started between government forces and militants at Damhal Hanjipora area in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday morning. An official told KNO, that two militants were killed in exchange of fire while as search operation is under way in the area. Earlier, an official said that cordon […]

52 test positive in J&K, tally rises 1621

  Srinagar, May 24  Jammu and Kashmir reported 52 fresh cases of novel coronavirus on Sunday, taking the number of COVID-19 patients in J&K to 1621. Official sources told GNS that 30 cases were reported from Kashmir while 22 from Jammu. 26 cases were reported from Kulgam, seven from Samba, six from Jammu, four from […]

Eid in J&K tomorrow: Grand Mufti Nasir-ul- Islam

  Srinagar: Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir ul Islam today said that Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across J&K tomorrow as moon “has been sighted.” Islam said that moon has been sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across J&K tomorrow. “I felicitate the people of J&K on the auspicious occasion of Eid. I pray to Almighty Allah […]