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Pulwama school blast injured toll reaches 28


Srinagar: 28 students were wounded in a mysterious blast at a school in Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. Reports said that a blast took place inside a private school in Narbal area of Kakapora where the students were getting winter tuitions around 2 pm. Medical Officer, PHC Kakapora Dr Wahid told Greater Kashmir that fourteen students with ...

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Missing man’s body found on Jammu-Pathankot highway at Vijaypur


Jammu, Feb 13: Police on Wednesday recovered body of a missing man from along Jammu-Pathankot national highway in Vijaypur area of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. “At around 0755 hours on Wednesday dead body recovered from near Dera Gandotra National Highway at Vijaypur was identified as Ghulam Ali Bhatt (65), who was a retired BDO, son of Mohammad Sharif ...

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J&K Guv directs Divisional, Deputy Commissioners to ensure availability of essential supplies


Jammu, Feb 13:  Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday has issued directions to the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh and all the Deputy Commissioners for expeditiously addressing the hardships being faced by people, caused due to heavy snowfall and rains in the past few days. The Governor has asked the Deputy Commissioners to personally review ...

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Blast in a pvt school in Pulwama injures 10 children


t least 10 students were injured after a blast hit a school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama today. News Nation has learnt that students of class 10 were injured in a blast inside private school in Narbal area of Kakpora in Pulwama district. Blast occurred inside the private school Falahi-i-Milat at Narbal, Kakpora. The local police has reached the spot. ...

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Soldier shoots himself in a Jammu Army Camp


Jammu: A 30-year-old soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside an Army camp here, a police official said Wednesday. Sepoy Sandeep Singh, a resident of Punjab, was on a guard duty at a post in a transit camp at Panama Chowk where he shot himself in the head on Tuesday, the official said. His colleagues ...

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Valley observed shutdown, train service resumed in south Kashmir


Srinagar: Shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership against any move to weaken Article 35-A that is scheduled to come up for hearing in Supreme Court this week. Shops and business establisments remain closed on Wednesday and traffic also remained mostly off the roads in several districts of Valley. However, train services resumed in ...

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Over 1,400 trucks leave for valley as Jammu-Srinagar highway restored


Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway that was restored for one-way traffic has already allowed over 1,400 vehicles to cross the Jawahar Tunnel and reach the Kashmir Valley, a traffic official said on Wednesday. The strategic highway was restored for one-way traffic on Tuesday after seven days following avalanches and lanslides. Since Tuesday afternoon some 700 trucks carrying petroleum products, vegetables, poultry, ...

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Rain, snow to lash Jammu and Kashmir in next few days


Srinagar: There was a break from the continuing cold wave conditions on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir following overcast skies in the Valley and forecast of another spell of rain and snow later and on Thursday. “Rain in plains and snow in mountains is likely to occur on Wednesday and Thursday,” an official of the Met department said. Minimum temperature was ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: 2 militants killed in Badgam


Srinagar, Feb 13: Two terrorists were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the security forces in a Jammu and Kashmir village of Badgam district during a cordon and search operation. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition were recovered from the encounter site in Gopalpora village of Chadoora area, an officer said. The joint operation by the police and other ...

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