Lolab protests: 3 held on charges of spreading rumour

SRINAGAR: The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested three persons including two brothers for allegedly floating rumours in Lolab valley of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district describing the seven alleged militants killed by army as civilians. Imam Ghulam Rasool Lone son of Ghulam Ahmed and two brothers Saqib Lone and Bilal […]

Gurez: Stranded passengers to be airlifted today

BANDIPORA: Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora has asked those passengers who have registered themselves for airlifting to Gurez, to be present at Sunarwani helipad on February 28 at 9 a.m. An official statement said that the passengers will be airlifted in case of fair weather as the sorties have been arranged for the purpose. “Similarly, the […]

B’pora: Pre-Lok Adalat settles 101 cases

BANDIPORA: A pre-Lok Adalat was held under the supervision of Principal District and Sessions Judge, Bandipora, Haq Nawaz Zargar at District Court Complex Bandipora and Munsiff Court Complex, Sumbal from February 24 to 26. As many as 180 cases of different nature were taken up during the pre-Lok Adalat, out of which 101 cases were […]

Man fakes kidnapping to avoid marriage

Srinagar: A man staged “fake” kidnapping of himself to avoid his marriage with a girl against his will in Pulwama district of Kashmir Valley, police said Wednesday. Arshid Ahmad Margay, a resident of Qasbayar area of Pulwama, staged a “drama” of his abduction with the help of his brother Shameem Ahmad and four friends as […]

‘Some parts of Ladakh declared as wildlife sanctuary’

Jammu: Some parts of Ladakh region have been declared as wildlife sanctuary, the Assembly was informed Wednesday. J&K Minister for Forests and Environments Mian Altaf Ahmed stated this while replying to a question in the Legislative Assembly. The inhabitants of the region, however, are not required to seek permission from the wildlife department for construction […]

PDC official caught accepting bribe

Srinagar: A government official was Tuesday  arrested after he was allegedly caught red handed while accepting bribe in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, state vigilance organisation officials said. Nazir Ahmad Bhat, working as junior assistant in Power Development Corporation in Sopore division, was trapped by the sleuths of the SVO on a complaint by […]

Harassment of JK students: Govt to set up helpline in Delhi

Jammu: A round-the-clock dedicated helpline will be available in New Delhi for reporting incidents of harassment against Jammu and Kashmir students pursuing education outside the state. “Dedicated helpline (011-24611108 and 011-24611210) would be available on 24×7 basis in the office of Principal Resident Commissioner, J&K, New Delhi for reporting any incident of harassment (against students […]

HCC employee killed in mishap

Srinagar: An employee of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) died while another was injured in a mishap at a tunnel construction site in Uri sector of north Kashmir, police said. The HCC employees were hit by a rock during construction work at National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) tunnel Phase II at Uri, 101 kms from here, […]

Fire in police building

Srinagar: A fire broke out in a police building, causing extensive damage to the structure in Kupwara district of north Kashmir today. The fire broke out in the police building at Warnow in Kuligam Police Station area apparently after leakage in a cooking gas, police said. No one was injured in the incident, they said. […]

Rajendra appointed SDG for Coordination

Jammu:  In a reshuffle at the top, K Rajendra was Tuesday appointed as Special Director General for Coordination at the Police Headquarters here, a week after he along with P L Gupta were promoted to the rank of Director General of Police. Rajendra, a 1984 batch IPS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, has served in […]

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