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Community task force gears up to respond flood threat in north Kashmir


Srinagar, July 2: Community task force promoted by Indo Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) in Sumbal, Sonawari, and Pattan of Bandipora and Baramulla districts are monitoring the flood situation and gearing up for response to any flood threat in the area. Community task force gearing up to respond flood threat in north Kashmir With receding water levels in south Kashmir and ...

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Police register case over false social media posts of attack on Amarnath yatris in Jammu


Srinagar, July 2: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday registered an FIR after taxi drivers posted fake social media posts of attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu. An official said that police station Trikuta Nagar has registered an FIR vide number 173/2018 under sections 147/427/505 RPC and 2/22 Tourist Trading Act. Giving details, he said that some unknown persons who operate ...

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Youth injured after beaten by forces during searches in Shopian village

Srinagar, July 2: A youth was injured after allegedly thrashed by government forces during last night searches at Kundalan village in Shopian district of south Kashmir. Locals of the area said last night army’s 34 RR conducted search operation in the village Kundalan. When the forces find nothing, they allegedly entered inside a residential house of Shakoor Ahmad Dar and beat ...

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2 hospital employees arrested over misappropriating Govt supply medicines


Srinagar, July 2: Police on Monday arrest two employees of JLNM hospital Rainawari for misappropriating the government supply of medicines. 2 medicos arrested over misappropriating Govt supply medicines. A police spokesperson in a statement said: “On 01-07-2018 police station Rainawari received information through reliable sources that some government employees of JLNM Hospital Rainawari are misappropriating the Government supply medicines from the ...

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Education dept may face salary-crunch for SSA teachers


Srinagar, July 2: The school education department is likely to face major crisis on account of salary of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers as the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has released funds as per unit cost of the scheme meant for the salary of teachers. The secretary MHRD Anil Swarup and other officials of MHRD, while charring annual Project ...

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Locals allege army of vandalizing property, thrashing youth in Shopian village


Shopian, July 2: The residents of Kundalan village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district alleged that the government forces thrashed a local and ransacked several houses late Sunday night. A resident said forces’ personnel surfaced in the Kundalan village in the dead of night and vandalised their houses. He alleged a youth, Zahoor Ahmad Dar, who tried to resist the forces’ personnel, ...

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Teacher’s Family Among 5 Killed in Gurez Road Accident


Srinagar, July 2: Five passengers were killed and three others suffered injuries in a road accident when a Tata Sumo in which they were traveling in skidded off the road and turned turtle in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday. A vehicle (Sumo) (JK01F-9547) was on its way to Gurez from Kangan when it met with an accident at Tragbal area ...

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Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for Kaman Post to cross over to PaK


Srinagar, July 2: Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (Pak) left here on Monday to cross over to another side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, official sources said. Karwan-e-Aman The bus left Bemina, Srinagar with 6 passengers including three Pakistan administered Kashmir residents returning home after completing ...

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Mehbooba terms trolling of Sushma Swaraj outrageous


Srinagar, July 1: Former chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said she was horrified by the “vicious” trolling of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on social media and described it as outrageous. Taking to social networking site Twitter Mehbooba wrote: “Horrified by the vicious trolling @SushmaSwaraj ji has been subjected to. Absolutely outrageous! If our own Minister of ...

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