Author Archives: State Observer

Huge cache of ammunition recovered in Pulwama village: Police


Srinagar, July 17: Police on Tuesday claimed that it has recovered huge quantity of explosive materials from a house at Dangerpora Arihal village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A police spokesperson said police recovered arms and ammunition included a detonator, detonating material, connecting wires, electric chargers, batteries, mobile phones and remote control activating devices. He said the house belong to Bilal ...

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JK BJP constitutes new team


Jammu, July 17: The state unit of Jammu Kashmir BJP on Monday constituted a new team and nominated 11 state spokespersons, including its chief. BJP State President Ravinder Riana (MLA), in consultation with BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna, State General Secretary (Org) Ashok Kaul and senior party leaders, constituted the new team of State BJP with Harinder ...

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ATFI files sedition case against Mehbooba


Srinagar, July 17: Anti-Terrorist Front India (ATFI) chief on Monday filed a sedition case against the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, for her recent comment that more Syed Salahuddin and Yasin Malik would emerge if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tries to break the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The petition was filed by ATFI chief and Hindu ...

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Residents protest seeking whereabouts of missing boy


Srinagar, July 17: Residents of Gulgam village in Batergam area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday staged a protest after a boy went missing from his home. Residents protest seeking the whereabouts of the amissing boy. Omar Farooq Malik, 8, Son of Farooq Ahmad Malik, a class 3rd student, of Gulgam gone missing after he left home at 4 pm ...

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Five injured in Sonamarg road accident


Srinagar, July 17: Five people were injured at Sonamarg Health Resot in district Ganderbal after a truck collided with an oil tanker on Tuesday morning. Reports said that the truck, bearing registration number JK05A /8166, was on way to Kargil from Srinagar, when it collided with the oil tanker bearing number JK02V/2984. The collision resulted in injuries to five people. The ...

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2,201 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra


Jammu, July 17: A batch of 2,201 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu on Tuesday for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said. Since it started on June 28, more that 197,000 pilgrims have already performed the annual pilgrimage. “Escorted convoys carrying the 2,201 Yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas here for the Valley,” the police said. “Of these, 1,344 ...

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SC condemns mob lynching, recommends Parliament enact law


New Delhi, July 17: The Supreme Court on Tuesday condemned mob lynching incidents across the country and urged Parliament to enact a law to deal with the crime that threatens rule of law and the country’s social fabric. “It is the duty of the State to maintain law and order, social and pluralistic fabric of the society and the rule of ...

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Amazon faces web issues globally on Prime Day


Washington, July 17: Shoppers in the US and elsewhere in the world are struggling to access e-commerce giant Amazon’s website as one of its biggest annual sales, Prime Day, got underway. Many reported the platform had crashed as soon as the two-day sale day began on Monday, showing them only an error message that read: “sorry, something went wrong on our ...

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Two Amarnath pilgrims admitted in SKIMS hospital succumbs


Srinagar, July 17: Two amaranth pilgrims died on Monday at SKIMS hospital Srinagar after developing serious health issues. An official said that two yatries identified as Vasant wandu Gunjal, a resident of Pune Maharashtra under registration no 309095 and Jaishan Kumar, a resident of Natlas Balallan Punjab, under registration number 109676 died on today morning at SKIMS hospital after Gunjal had ...

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