Youth NGO donates blankets in Kupwara

SRINAGAR: A youth based NGO from the valley, Team Red Monday held a Blanket Donation Drive in Far Flung areas of District Kupwara. The Organisation carries out donation drives throughout the year, distribution of blankets is also part of the year long activity. The initiative was carried out under the moto “Make Someone Smile This […]

Aripal Zoastan village in Tral decry lack of basic amenities

Aripal Zoastan village in Tral decry lack of basic amenities

TRAL: Residents of Aripal Zoastan village in the sub division Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama have sought basic amenities due to which they face immense hardships. The villagers said that they crave for portable water, roads and the internet. Ishfaq Ahmad, an elderly resident of the village told that this backward village has been […]

Body found in bus stand Handwara

Body found in bus stand Handwara

KUPWARA: A body of a middle aged person was found in the bus stand Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday morning, police said. They said that some locals spotted the dead body of a person at the bus stand Handwara and they informed the police. Soon after information a team of Handwara police […]

8 gamblers arrested in Tral, Rs 54,200 stake money seized

8 gamblers arrested in Tral, Rs 54,200 stake money seized

AWANTIPORA: District police Awantipora has arrested eight gamblers at a public place in the jurisdiction of police station Tral and recovered stake money of Rs 54,200 from their possession. Acting on specific information regarding gambling at public place, a police team of Police Station, Tral headed by Station House Officer (SHO) Tral Abdul Rehman raided […]

Cleaning staffer at a private school injured in a mysterious blast at Handwara

HANDWARA: A sweeper of a private school received injuries in a mysterious blast in a private school in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday morning. Officials said that Riyaz Ahmad Ahanger (sweeper) son of Abdul Ahad Ahanger was clearing a private school ”Hillwill School’ when he touched an old shell which went […]

World Day of Social Justice: Justice Magrey inaugurates Seminar cum Workshop on Social Justice

JAMMU: J&K High Court Judge, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today inaugurated seminar cum workshop on ‘World Day of Social Justice’ here at Police Auditorium Gulshan Ground. The day was observed by the J&K Legal Services Authority while organizing a seminar cum workshop on social justice in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority Jammu and J&K […]

DC Shopian convenes an introductory meeting

SHOPIAN: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaish, today convened an introductory meeting with all district and sectoral officers at District Administrative Complex, here. On the occasion, the DC enjoined upon all officers to work with utmost dedication and commitment and ensure speedy execution of works for holistic development of the district. He further […]

95 stranded candidates airlifted from Gurez to appear in SSRB Exams

BANDIPORA: The District Administration Bandipora on Friday airlifted about 95 stranded candidates from Gurez to Bandipora who were supposed to appear in the upcoming recruitment examination to be held on Feb 28 for Class IV posts. The passengers were airlifted in Army’s MI-17 Helicopter that was specially arranged by the district administration after the candidates […]

Rs 50K realized from erring shopkeepers at Kupwara

KUPWARA: On the instructions of Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, the departments of Legal Metrology and Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) today conducted a joint inspection of various filling stations, grocery stores and electronic goods shops in the district. During the inspection, Legal Metrology Unit Kupwara recovered a fine of Rs. 50,000 from an edible […]

Drug peddler arrested in Tral, cannabis recovered

Awantipora: Acting tough against the drug peddlers, Police arrested one drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession In Awantipora. Police party of Police Station Tral on Naka duty arrested one drug peddler when the arrested person was moving in a suspicious circumstances at Batagund Crossing Tral. The arrested drug peddler has been identified […]