Governor clears ‘important cases’ after discussion with CS

Jammu: Governor N N Vohra on Monday cleared a number of “important cases” after discussions with Chief Secretary, an official spokesman said. “B R Sharma, Chief Secretary J&K, briefed the governor about various important matters which would need attention in the coming days,” he said. He said Sharma had called on N N Vohra at […]

PDD employee electrocuted in central Kashmir

PDD employee electrocuted in central Kashmir

Srinagar: An employee of Power Development Department (PDD) was electrocuted in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, police said on Monday. Sameer Ahmad Raina, son of Abdul Gani Raina, resident of Warpoo, working as daily wager in PDD department got electrocuted at Warpoo Nagbal in the jurisdiction of police station Ganderbal and received burn injuries, said an […]

Al-Badar OGW held in Kupwara, says police

SRINAGAR: An Over Ground Worker (OGW) of Al-Badar militant outfit was arrested along with a pistol in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Monday. Bashir Ahmad Dar, a resident of Pohrupeth village, was arrested by a police checking squad at Sagipora crossing in Handwara area, 80 kms from here, last evening, a police […]

Promises can’t be fullfilled in 10 months, says BJP

SRINAGAR: Days after Peoples Democratic Party said it will review achievements of the coalition government, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said the ‘Agenda of Alliance’ could not be accomplished in just 10 months. “Agenda of Alliance between PDP and BJP is for six years when the government completes its term. The agenda cannot be achieved […]

Labourer dies in stone quarry at Pampore

Srinagar: A labourer died after being hit by stone in a stone quarry in Khrew area of Pampore, police said on Monday. Abdul Hamid Bhat, son of Abdul Majeed Bhat, resident of Paul Mohalla Khrew got critically injured while working in stone quarry at Bathen, Khrew, said an official. He was rushed to public health […]

Woman commits suicide in south Kashmir

Srinagar: A woman committed suicide in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said on Monday. The woman, a resident of Mattan, succumbed to her injuries at SMHS hospital in Srinagar, said an official. A case has been registered and investigations taken up, he added.

Man dies after getting trapped in rice husker

SRINAGAR: A 27-year-old man from central Kashmir’s Budgam district lost his life after getting trapped in a strap of rice husker, police said on Monday. Police said the incident happened late Sunday night when Riyaz Ahmad Khan, son of Abdul Rashid Khan, of Budgam’s Gunde -E- Panah was working in his own rice husking unit. […]

One dies, another injured in road accident

SRINAGAR: One person died while another was injured in two separate road accidents in South Kashmir on Monday. In Pulwama, an Alto car hit and injured a pedestrian Noor Mohammad at Wagam. The injured was shifted to District Hospital Pulwama for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries. In Kulgam, a vehicle bearing registration number […]