Vehicle loaded with illicit timber seized

SRINAGAR: A government spokesperson said that a team of forest officials acting on a specific input seized one load carrier bearing registration No. JK019A-1861 where in one deodar green tree illicitly felled by unknown smugglers was being loaded. The smugglers on seeing the forest team escaped from the scene taking advantage of darkness and left […]

Awareness camp under Swachh Bharat Mission held at Budgam

SRINAGAR: Rural Development Department on Monday held awareness-cum-felicitation programme at Sheikh-ul-Alam hall in Budgam. The function was presided over by the Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda. District Development Commissioner Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, Director Rural Development Qazi Sarwar, Director Rural Sanitation J&K Indu Chib, ADDC Budgam Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, ACD Budgam […]

DDC Kulgam reviews arrangements for Urs of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Simnani (RA)

SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Dr Shamim Ahmad Wani on Monday chaired a meeting to take stock of the arrangements made for smooth conduct of annual Urs of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Simnani (RA). The meeting was attended by ADDC, Exens of PDD R&B, EO of MC, ARTO and other district and sectoral officers besides […]

Five Bandipora youths sent to Jammu jail under PSA

Five Bandipora youths sent to Jammu jail under PSA

Bandipora: Five youths of Bandipora district have been booked under PSA (Public Safety Act) and sent to Kot Balwal Jail in Jammu. Sources told Kashmir Reader that the youths are residents of Kaloosa and Hajin villages. The jailed youths have been identified as Adil Bashir Bhat, s/o Bashir Ahmed Bhat, R/o Nusoo (PSA order No. […]

Kashmiri students at AMU being harassed: Er Rasheed

Kashmiri students at AMU being harassed: Er Rasheed

ARIF RASHID Srinagar: MLA Langate Sheikh Abdul Rasheed was detained Sunday for taking out a protest march here in “solidarity” with Kashmiri students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) who were booked on sedition charges. Three Kashmiri students of the university were booked Friday for sedition for allegedly raising “anti-India” slogans and trying to hold […]

Teenager killed in snow storm

Teenager killed in snow storm

Jammu: A 15-year-old boy was killed and four of his family members were injured in a snow storm in the higher reaches of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said Sunday. Over 150 sheep and goats also perished in the snow storm which swept the high altitude Hill Kaka area in Pir […]

2 ‘smugglers’ arrested, 25 bovines rescued

2 ‘smugglers’ arrested, 25 bovines rescued

Jammu: Two alleged bovine smugglers were arrested and 25 animals rescued in two separate operations in Reasi and Rajouri districts of Jammu, police said on Sunday. Abdul Ghani and Bahar Din, both residents of Mahore, were arrested while they were trying to smuggle 19 bovine animals at the Khor-Dewal area of Reasi district, a police […]

Missing girl found in Samba

Missing girl found in Samba

Jammu: A girl was found within 24 hours after she went missing from her house in Samba district, police said on Sunday. A family from Ramloo-Brahmana village had lodged a complaint at the Ramgarh police station stating that their daughter had gone missing from her home on Friday evening, a police spokesman said. He said […]