Militant hideout busted in Baramulla: Police

  Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have busted a militant hideout in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The hideout between Shirpora and Naribal was busted by Baramulla police along with CRPF 53,176 BN after launching a CASO, a police statement said. It said that 2 UBGL grenades, a Chinese grenade, medicines, a blanket and some […]

Kashmir University holds workshop on Leadership Development

Experts share key skills, management strategies with students, NSS volunteers 

Kashmir University holds workshop on Leadership Development

  Srinagar: The University of Kashmir on Saturday organised a workshop to impart training to young students and volunteers on leadership skills and challenges. The day-long workshop ‘Leadership Development through Self-Awareness’ was organised by the varsity’s National Service Scheme (NSS) to enable capacity-building of students and NSS volunteers and help them perform the role of […]

2 Ganderbal youth prevented from joining militant ranks, handed over to their parents: Police

  Ganderbal: Police on Saturday claimed to have stopped two youth from joining militant ranks in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The duo hailing from Wussan area of Ganderbal had left their homes to join militancy, police said in a statement. They were traced to a location in downtown area of Srinagar from where they were […]

501 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,009

501 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 5,009

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 501 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 1,12,757. Out of the total cases, 1,06,006 have already recovered and 1,742 have died leaving a total of 5,009 active cases as on date, the government’s media bulletin reads. Of the cases reported today, 234 were reported in Kashmir […]

CRPF man shoots self, critical

CRPF man shoots self, critical

  Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper on Saturday evening shot himself in central kashmir’s Srinagar district. Officials sources told GNS said that the CRPF man identified as Constable Yogesh Kumar (33) shot himself and got critically injured. He fired himself with his service rifle at the camp in Wazir Bagh area and […]

Fire breaks out in Bandipora Tehsil office

  Bandipora: Massive fire broke out in Tehsil office in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday evening. An official said that the fire broke out in one of the rooms of tehsil office and later engulfed the entire building. He said that the fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the flames. […]

NIA files charge-sheet against six in Handwara narco-militancy case

NIA files charge-sheet against six in Handwara narco-militancy case

  Srinagar: National Investigation Agency on Saturday filed a charge sheet against six accused persons in Handwara Narco-militancy case in the NIA special court in Jammu. In a statement issued here, NIA said that the charge sheet was filed against the six accused persons in case RC-03/2020/NIA/JMU under sections 8, 21, 25 and 29 of […]

Health employee suspended for DDC election campaigning in Kupwara

Health employee suspended for DDC election campaigning in Kupwara

  Kupwara: Authorities on Saturday placed under suspension an employee of health department for campaigning in favour of his son who is contesting in the DDC elections as an independent candidate from Nutnussa constituency in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The employee, Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Sheikh of Zabb Magam Handwara, had also filed nominations as the independent […]

Rape accused arrested in Kulgam

Rape accused arrested in Kulgam

  Kulgam: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a youth accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. The girl’s brother had lodged a compliant at Police Station Devsar against the accused Mohammed Amir Bhat son of Mohammed Ishaq Bhat of Gudder Kulgam for allegedly raping the 17-year-old, videographing it and […]

NZ all-rounder Corey Anderson retires from Int’l cricket, signs up with MLC in USA

NZ all-rounder Corey Anderson retires from Int’l cricket, signs up with MLC in USA

Christchurch:  Plagued by injuries, New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson, who once held the record for fastest ODI hundred, called time on his international career and signed a three-year deal with USA’s Major League Cricket (MLC). The 29-year-old, who has played 13 Tests, 49 ODIs and 31 T20Is for New Zealand, didn’t feature in any of […]

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