Traffic resumes on highway after 6 days

SRINAGAR: Traffic movement on Srinagar-Jammu highway resumed on Thursday after six days of suspension due to landslides with alternate route opened to clear the stranded vehicles. Amid Corona lockdown, the government has suspended vehicular movement except for vehicles carrying essential commodities. Superintendent of Traffic Police (Rural) Kashmir, Manzoor Ahmad Mir told Kashmir Reader that essential […]

Oswal becomes first J&K High Court judge to take oath under Indian constitution

JAMMU: Justice Rajnesh Oswal was sworn in as a permanent judge of the common High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh on Thursday. He was administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal in Jammu. He is the first judge of the High Court to […]

7 persons booked for offering prayers in Awantipora

7 persons booked for offering prayers in Awantipora

AWANTIPORA: Police on Tuesday booked seven persons for offering prayers in a Mosque at village Padgampora area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police said that despite clear orders of District Magistrate and various announcements requesting people to offer prayers at home, it was found that 7 persons have assembled at Padgampora Masjid for […]

Overpricing lands 2 shopkeepers behind bars in Baramulla

Overpricing lands 2 shopkeepers behind bars in Baramulla

Baramulla: Two shopkeepers were arrested in Baramulla on Wednesday for overpricing. Police said that they received several complaints against a shopkeeper and a wholesaler increasing the rate of important commodities and forcing the general public to purchase it at a high price. They said that based on the complaints, a team of police station Baramulla […]

Div Com visits Pulwama, takes stock of control measures

Div Com visits Pulwama, takes stock of control measures

PULWAMA : Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole Wednesday visited Pulwama district to review the measures being taken by the district administration for prevention and control of Covid-19. He was accompanied by Director Health Services Kashmir Dr. Sameer Matoo, Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer , Superintendent of Police, Ashish Mishra, CMO, Pulwama besides other […]

No traffic except for emergency cases will be allowed on highway: DGP

Visits Kathua, Lakhanpur, Udhampur to take stock of Covid-19 preparedness

No traffic except for emergency cases will be allowed on highway: DGP

Jammu: Director General of Police Dlibag Singh on Wednesday said that no passenger traffic will be allowed on the highway except in case of extreme emergency and authorized one and also said that no migrant labour movement will be be allowed. “To take stock of Police preparedness and measures to contain the spread of COVID […]

Drug Controller reviews stock position of medicines in JK

JAMMU : Drug Controller J&K, Lotika Khajuria Wednesday convened a meeting of all depot holders, C&F agents, super stockists of leading multinational, micro pharma houses based at Jammu to facilitate and ensure the uninterrupted and hassle- free supply of life-saving medicines in the whole distribution chain to the end users across J&K. The meeting was […]

Police distribute essentials among needy

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday said it distributed food and other essential items in Sopore, Shopian, Kupwara and Handwara. “Police also facilitated the distribution of ration at various Ration Depots across the valley,” the statement said. “In Sopore, police distributes food and other essential items among destitute families and needy people especially non-local residents in the […]

MC Sumbal female officer levels harassment charges against its president

Sumbal: Executive Officer of Municipal Committee Sumbal Ruhi Jan has alleged that its president Jehangir Ahmad has been harassing her and other employees over official matters. She alleged that Ahmad has “hijacked” her official position and sends false reports to higher officials of her being absent from duty. Ruhi claimed that Ahmad has also written […]

55-year-old man shoots himself to death using son’s gun in Bhadarwah

Bhadarwah/Jammu: A 55-year-old man committed suicide by allegedly shooting himself using a gun belonging to his son, who is a Village Defence Committee (VDC) member, in a village in Doda district on Wednesday, police said. Devinder Kumar (55), a resident of Himote village under Bhalra police post in Bhadarwah belt, committed suicide by shooting himself […]