3 medical shops sealed in Pampore for violating norms

PAMPORE: Three medical shops were sealed during a raid by a team of government officials for violating norms while as rupees 9100 fine was recovered from various shopkeepers for black marketing on Friday . The team included officials from revenue, drug, food safety and meteorological departments. They inspected various shops including pharmacies, drug shops, drug […]

11 persons returning from Baba Nagri Shrine injured in accident

KANGAN: At least eleven persons were injured in a road accident when they were returning from Baba Nagri Shrine in WanghtKangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday evening. Reports said that eleven persons were travelling in a load carrier bearing registration number JK07-4377 skidded off the road at Kangan Baba-Nagri road after the […]

Help sought by police to identify suspect involved in theft in Hajin

HAJIN: Police has sought help of public in identifying an accused person involved in theft case in north Kashmir’s Hajin. According to police official, the photographs has been obtained from CCTV footage of the accused wanted in several theft case in the area . “In case of any information, kindly inform police station Hajin on […]

Show-cause notice to 7 officials for participating in public protests

JAMMU: The J&K Government on Thursday issued show-cause notice to seven officials who were working on probation period in different departments for violation of service conduct rules. According to the order issued by the General Administrative Department (GAD), the probationers who were appointed under Jammu and Kashmir Special Recruitment Rules 2015 (notified under SRO-202 of […]

Army’s northern command chief meets LG

Jammu: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Y K Joshi met Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu here on Thursday and briefed him about the security situation along the International Border, an official spokesman said. The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Northern Command met the LG at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him […]

3 militant associates held in Kupwara

SRINAGAR: Security forces on Wednesday busted a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) module in Kupwara district by arresting three militant associates, police said. A police official said the three were in close contact with high-profile militant commander Bashir Peer alias Imtiyaz Alam operating across from Pakistan Administered Kashmir. “On a specific information, police and the Army busted […]

Engineer suspended in Baramulla over complaint, enquiry ordered

BARAMULLA: An engineer of R&B department was suspended by the authorities here in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday over complaints against him. Deputy commissioner (DC) Baramulla Gulam Nabi Itoo passed an order which said that “pending inquiry into the complaints against him, Khursheed Ahmad, AAO Executive Engineer R&B Division Baramulla is placed under suspension […]

9 employees found absent at MC Pampore during surprise inspection by Tehsildar

PAMPORE: Nine employees of Municipal Committee Pampore were found absent from duty on Thursday by Tehsildar. Officials informed Kashmir Reader that Tehsildar Pampore, Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din on Thursday afternoon conducted a surprise visit at the office of executive officer Municipal Committee Pampore . “Nine employees were found absent,” they said. “Tehsildar as Executive Officer MC Pampore […]

Abdul Qayoom Wani of PDP renounces politics against abolition of Article 370

SRINAGAR: PDP member Abdul Qayoom Wani on Thursday renounced politics in protest against the GoI’s decision to repeal Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into Union Territories. Wani, a trade union leader, had joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in 2019. “I am renouncing politics to protest […]

Man found dead under mysterious circumstances in Uri

BARAMULLA: A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Zahampora village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Sources said that Shabir Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Yousuf Khan of Zahampora Baramulla was found dead at his home and the cause of death is said to be consumption of some poisonous substance. […]