3 drug peddler arrested by police in Sumbal

SUMBAL: Police in Sumbal on Monday arrested three drug peddlers here and seized contraband substance from their possession. An official said that on the directions of of SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik Sumbal Police led by SDPO Saqib Ghani and inspector Muneeb ul Islam on Sunday laid a surprise naka at Wangipora Sumbal and arrested three […]

Lashkar module busted in Kupwara, 6 arrested

SRINAGAR: Police and army have busted a module of Lashkar-e-Toiba’s shadow outfit in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir arresting six suspected militants and recovering a large cache of arms and ammunition, officials said on Monday. The six were members of ‘The Resistance Front’, a newly formed militant outfit believed to be a shadow group […]

Man dies in a road mishap

BARAMULLA: An elderly person was killed, after being hit by a private car in Handwara area of district Kupwara on Monday afternoon. Sources said that Mohammad Abdullah Bhat 65 son of Abdul Aziz Bhat resident of Prangroo Mawer Handwara was hit by a car near Prangroo crossing and left the injured on road.Later some other […]

Thakur advocates setting up single modernized quarantine centre in Kashmir, Jammu

Srinagar: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) JK spokesman Altaf Thakur on Monday urged the Jammu and Kashmir administration led by Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandera Murmu to set up a “specialized single quarantine facility centre” in both regions of Kashmir and Jammu where suspects of Covid-19 can be quarantined. A statement said, Thakur said that Minister of […]

Ramban hotelier arrested for not providing info about British guest

Ramban hotelier arrested for not providing info about British guest

BANIHAL: A hotel owner was arrested and a case was registered against him for allegedly flaunting government order by not providing information about a British guest in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said on Sunday. The hotel owner, Ajaz Ahmad of Kaskoot village, was arrested and booked under section 188 Indian […]

Police in Shopian books villagers for holding community programme

Police in Shopian books villagers for holding community programme

SHOPIAN: Police in Shopian on Sunday booked villagers for for organising a community function at village Dachoo of district Shopian. The villagers according to police had organised a community programme for distrusting eatable (Bandar) despite that the section 144 CrPC was in place in whole district. Shopian police while advising people to co-operate with authorities […]

Ensure smooth movement of essential service vehicles: Div Com to DCs

Ensure smooth movement of essential service vehicles: Div Com to DCs

SRINAGAR: Amid Coronavirus threat, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to ensure smooth movement of essential services vehicles like Health, Ration, Water, PDD and other services across valley. In case of short fall of manpower in essential services department, he also directed DCs to take employees from nonessential services […]

18 quarantine centres established in Bandipora

BANDIPORA: The district administration Bandipora on Sunday established 18 quarantine centres for the citizens arriving from abroad or Coronavirus affected areas to prevent spread of the virus in district. Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Reyaz Ahmad Beigh, was designated as Nodal Officer to ensure adequate arrangements in these Quarantine Centres as per SOPs prescribed by Ministry of […]

Bandipora admin gears for hassle-free ration distribution

BANDIPORA: District Development Commissioner, Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza Sunday directed officers of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) to ensure hassle free distribution of ration amid restrictions and also constituted teams for effective monitoring of ration distribution. DC Bandipora appealed the people to avoid gatherings in view of the outbreak of Coronovirus as preventive […]

Adequate quarantine arrangements made at identified centers: DC Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal on Sunday visited identified Administrative Quarantine Centers of the district. The identified centers would be used for quarantine facilities for the citizens of the district arriving back from outside countries. During his visit, the DC inspects the facilities made available there including bedding, electricity, water, toilets and directed the […]