Police seek identification of body

SRINAGAR: Police post Shadipora recovered an unidentified male dead body aged about 40-45 years from river Jhelum at Dar Mohalla in district Ganderbal. The deceased was wearing black upper, green check shirt and black shorts. After completion of all necessary medico legal formalities, the body has been kept at mortuary of PCR Srinagar for identification, […]

Protest, shutdown in Khag against delay in road project

Protest, shutdown in Khag against delay in road project

Budgam: A protest demonstration was held along with a shutdown in Khag tehsil of Budgam here, against dealy in completion of “significant” Aripanthan-Khag road project. Activists of Welfare Committee Khag led the protest demonstration with support from local residents, who also observed a shutdown in the area. Addressing the protestors, shopkeepers union president, Ghulam Mohiuddin […]

Launch crusade against encroachers: Div Com

Launch crusade against encroachers: Div Com

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday directed all Deputy Commissioners of the valley to launch a crusade against encroachers and illegal occupants on State and Kacharaie land especially on high-value land across the Kashmir division. He also directed them to take strict action against the encroachers and book them under the relevant […]

Four arrested for thrashing school teachers, students on picnic

Four arrested for thrashing school teachers, students on picnic

SRINAGAR: Police on Monday arrested four men from Budgam for grievously injuring a school teacher after he objected to them filming female students. On Saturday, the teachers and students of Hanfia Model Higher Secondary School (HMHSS), Kreeri in Baramulla were thrashed by local some men at Raiyaar village of Budgam district. A statement issued by […]

Wind, hailstorm damage crops in Sopore

Wind, hailstorm damage crops in Sopore

Baramulla: Heavy rains, gusty winds and hailstorm damaged crops and fruits in Zaingir area of Sopore on Monday. Locals said that gusty winds and hailstorm were witnessed in Dooro, Warpora, Dangerpora, and other villages of Zaingir area of Sopore on Monday afternoon, due to which panic gripped in the area for several minutes. Standing crops, […]

Teenager drowns in Ganderbal power canal

Teenager drowns in Ganderbal power canal

Kangan: A teenaged boy died Monday afternoon by drowning in a power canal while taking bath in Khanan Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Officials said that 16-year-old Aqib Rasool Magray, son of Ghulam Rasool Magray of Khanan Kangan drowned in Wangat link power canal of Kangan power house while taking a bath with […]

Intruder shot dead on border in Samba

Intruder shot dead on border in Samba

Jammu: A suspected Pakistani intruder was shot dead by BSF personnel while he was trying to cross the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Monday, officials said. The incident took place around 3 am when a man in his 60’s was trying to sneak into the Indian territory near the S M […]

Hundreds join party in Kashmir: BJP

Hundreds join party in Kashmir: BJP

SRINAGAR: Since the ‘Sangathan Parv’ (membership drive) was launched by BJP across India on July 6, hundreds of people have joined the party in Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state general secretary Ashok Koul said on Monday. Koul during the BJP’s membership drive at Baramulla, organised by Incharge north Kashmir Mudasir Wani welcomed the new […]

DGP sanctions over Rs 3 crore welfare loan, relief to police personnel

DGP sanctions over Rs 3 crore welfare loan, relief to police personnel

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police is continuously focusing on the welfare of its personnel and their families. Different schemes have been introduced under the umbrella of Central Police Welfare Fund to help the police personnel who are in need of financial assistance for self treatment or treatment of dependents, self marriage or marriage/ higher education […]