Pahnoo Shopian Killings: 2 among 4 slain were civilians, other had ‘contacts with militants’, says Police

Pahnoo Shopian Killings: 2 among 4 slain were civilians, other had ‘contacts with militants’, says Police

Srinagar: Police has said that among the four civilians killed at Pahnoo, Shopian in March this year, two were “having contacts with militants” while no adverse has been found against the remaining slain persons. Responding to the notice by State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), SSP Shopian said in total six were killed and two of them […]

Over 50 persons injured due to dog bites in Baramulla

Over 50 persons injured due to dog bites in Baramulla

Baramulla: Over 50 persons, including women, children and policemen, were attacked and injured by stray dogs in this north Kashmir district on Tuesday, official sources said. They said stray dogs mauled over 50 persons in Kanthbagh and adjoining areas on Tuesday, causing panic among the residents, particular students. Majority of injured were rushed to District […]

Srinagar City turned into swarm: Sajjad Lone

Srinagar City turned into swarm: Sajjad Lone

Srinagar: Peoples Conference (PC) chairman and MLA Handwara, Sajjad Gani Lone on Tuesday said that the City has been turned into a swarm. As per KNS correspondent, addressing a presser here at Church Lane, Lone who was accompanied by newly elected  Mayor of SMC, Junaid Azim Matoo and Irfan Ansari said that anything that is tall […]

DM Poonch suspends all private weapons licence

DM Poonch suspends all private weapons licence

POONCH: District Magistrate Poonch, Rahul Yadav, in exercise conferred upon under section 144 of Crpc , suspended all the arms licence issued in favour of residents of Poonch District, either valid for Poonch District, J&K State or All India. He further directed the licence holders to immediately deposit the weapons with concerned police stations. The […]

Panchayat Polls-2018: 1038 candidates in fray for 468 Sarpanch Halqas, 4165 for 3610 Panch Wards in Phase-II

Panchayat Polls-2018: 1038 candidates in fray for 468 Sarpanch Halqas, 4165 for 3610 Panch Wards in Phase-II

SRINAGAR: For the Phase-II of Panchayat Polls, 1038 candidates are in the fray for 468 Sarpanch Halqas and 4165 candidates for 3610 Panch wards across the State after scrutiny of nominations. Voting and counting for Phase-II of Panchayat Polls-2018 is scheduled be held on 20 November 2018. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, […]

Two HM militants killed in south Kashmir

Two HM militants killed in south Kashmir

Srinagar: An army deserter was among two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants killed in a fierce encounter by security forces in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Tuesday, official sources said. Meanwhile, the mobile internet service has been suspended as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of rumours in the district. They said on a tip […]

Governor greets people on Diwali

Governor greets people on Diwali

SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik has extended warm greetings to the people on Diwali, the festival of lights, and hoped that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity in the State. In his message of greetings, Governor observed that this festival symbolizes the triumph of truth and righteousness over falsehood and of […]

SKUAST issues advisory for farmers

SKUAST issues advisory for farmers

SRINAGAR: In view of untimely snowfall in the valley, Associate Director Extension (Agri.) today issued an advisory for the farmers of the valley. The farmers have been asked to adhere to the instructions issued by the department. According to the Advisory, the farmers have been instructed to Drain out excess water from the fields by […]

Panchayat Polls-2018: CEO issues notification for Phase-6

Panchayat Polls-2018: CEO issues notification for Phase-6

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra today issued the notification for conduct of the sixth phase of Panchayati Polls-2018 to elect Sarpanches and Panches. The notification has been issued for Block Arin in District Bandipora, Sopore, Khaipora and Chandilwanigam in Baramulla District, Lar in District Ganderbal, Harwan in District Srinagar, Nagam and Charar-i-sharief […]

CS calls for concrete action plan to deal with winter vagaries

CS calls for concrete action plan to deal with winter vagaries

JAMMU: Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, today called for devising a concrete action plan in advance by the district administrations to deal with the situation arising due to snowfall and inclement weather conditions during winters so that there is minimum inconvenience to the general public. “The Action Plan should include requirement of machinery including snow clearance, provision […]