Fresh snowfall in north Kashmir, crops damaged

BARAMULLA: Fresh snowfall started in hilly areas of north Kashmir on Friday which damaged crops and brought down the temperature. Uri received around 2 inches of snowfall, Narvaw 1 inches, Tangmarg 2 inches, Gulmarg 4 inches, upper belt of Kandi and Rafiabad 2 inches each, Bangus valley in Handwara received 5 inches, Kralpora Manzgam 2 […]

Drug peddler held in Sumbal

Hajin: Police in Sumbal on Saturday arrested a drug peddler here and seized contraband substance from his possession. An official said that on the directions of SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik, a police party arrested a drug peddler and recovered 65 kilograms of charas powder from his possession. He has been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Dar […]

Two militant associates arrested in Pattan

BARAMULLA: Police on Saturday said they arrested two militants associates in Pattan area of district Baramulla on Saturday. According to a press release issued by the police which reads, “Two OGW’s namely Showqat Ahmad Mir alis Molvi of Wosan Pattan and Showqat Ahmad Yatoo of Chinderhama were arrested by the Pattan police. Both are associated […]

Nearly 147 people with travel history identified in Pampore, shifted to quarantine centres

Nearly 147 people with travel history identified in Pampore, shifted to quarantine centres

Pampore: Nearly 147 people in Pampore, who hid their travel history to Coronavirus affected countries, have been identified and shifted to quarantine facilities, officials said on Friday. They told Kashmir Reader that surveillance teams, which have been constituted for tracing people with a travel history and their contacts, visited different areas of Pampore including Kakapora […]

Essential goods running out of stock in Shopian villages

Essential goods running out of stock in Shopian villages

SHOPIAN: Essential goods are running out of stock at shops in south Kashmir’s Shopian villages due to Covid-19 lockdown. Aashiq Hussain, a local shopkeeper, who used to go to Shopian market for buying goods, has not come out of his house since lockdown was imposed. People here complain of a shortage of essentials in the […]

6 booked in Bandipora for violating restrictions

Case against several people in Kangan

6 booked in Bandipora for violating restrictions

Hajin/Ganderbal: Six persons were booked in north Kashmir’s Hajin on Friday for violating Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. An FIR no 10/2020 under section 188 IPC have been registered at Police station Hajin against six persons for violating restriction orders. All the accused have been arrested by Police during patrolling. Appealing the public to stay indoors for […]

Pay water, electricity bills online: PHE, PDD to people

Pay water, electricity bills online: PHE, PDD to people

JAMMU: In view of Coronavirus pandemic, Public Health Engineering (PHE) department and Power Development department has urged people to pay their water and electricity online. To break the Covid-19 chain, both the departments have asked its consumers to avail online bill payment facility from the comfort and safety of their homes. Consumers can pay their […]

No positive case in Anantnag so far: DM

ANANTNAG: District Magistrate (DM), Anantnag Bashir Ahmad Dar Friday said that Anantnag district is Covid-19 free as all the 9 samples sent for testing have proven negative. He said that the focus of the district administration is to increase the capacity of administrative and hospital quarantine in the district. He said that quarantine and other […]

GDC Beerwah launches e-classes for students

BUDGAM: In view of Covid-19 pandemic, Government Degree College Beerwah on Thursday said they are starting “learn from home” programme where teachers of various subjects are conducting daily e-classes over various online platforms like WhatsApp, Google Classrooms etc. “The students are directed to visit the college website http://gdcbeerwah.edu.in to register for the program. The students […]

Army distributes free ration to daily wagers, migrant labourers

Srinagar: Army on Friday said it distributed rations among the daily wage earners, migrant workers and the needy. “Considering the lockdown announced by the government to avoid spreading of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) the Army came forth to help the disadvantaged sustain the lockdown with minimum problems. This initiative is being undertaken throughout the Valley at […]