Since blanket ban on transportation of bovine animals in vehicles in Rajouri district by the Deputy Commissioner, the smugglers have adopted a new strategy of crossing the nakas along with animals on foot and thereafter reload them after covering some distance, police said.
The reason behind the UAV crash was not immediately known. Authorities said an inquiry has been launched.
Identified as Niraj Kumar, the officer was a Deputy Commissioner in Udhampur. He hails from Bihar and prior to his posting in Udhampur, he was the Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama.
Sending a strong message that it will not tolerate any such conduct of bureaucrats, state government immediately ordered attachment of the Deputy Commissioner and ordered an inquiry against him.
Station House Officer Mohammad Jahangir said that some elders including two muftis (jurists) had asked Hussain to either pay money to the girl’s family as damages or drink her urine.
On July 10, terrorists attacked a yatra bus at Batengo on the same highway killing seven pilgrims and injuring 16. An injured pilgrim succumbed in a Srinagar hospital on Sunday taking the death toll in the terror attack to eight.
Another batch of 1,786 pilgrims today left Jammu for the high-altitude Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas. Escorted by the CRPF, the pilgrims comprising 1,485 men, 301 women left in 53 vehicles in a convoy for Baltal and Pahalagam base camps this morning, officials said. With today’s batch a total of 17,146 […]
After the supplies were received in drug stores of different units of Health Services across Jammu division, these medicines were distributed to government hospitals and institutions where these were issued to patients. By the time, Vigilance Organization lifted samples, most of these medicines had been consumed.
At least 40 smart phones valuing more than Rs 9 lakh and cash worth Rs 23,800 recovered from them
Amit Shah’s visit to Jammu is the beginning of his nation-wide tour programme spanning over 93 days.
Jasrotia alleged that there was “political conspiracy’’ in the alleged attempt to eliminate him.
The victims suspected sabotage. There was no electricity supply to their jhuggis when the incident took place, they said.
Meanwhile, separatists groups, observing a bandh today, urged people to boycott the election process.
As Singh’s cavalcade reached the University’s main entrance, ABVP activists carrying their organisation’s flag started raising slogans “Lal Singh go back, go back.”
Sanjeet Manhas (36) of Chan-Chinta, Bhadarwah, was found dead in the dense woods adjoining Nakshari village.
Mufti Tassaduq Hussain, cinematographer-turned-politician son of PDP founder late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, will the ruling party’s candidate for the seat.
More than 40 other people were engaged as SPOs after the approval of Surinder’s engagement, pointed out SHRC Member Jang Bahadur Singh Jamwal.
Trouble had started in Chakkan Da Bagh area on Thursday when Pakistani troops in an unprovoked firing on Indian side killed an Indian soldier Deepak Jaganath in Gulpur area.
The two rescued were loading sand in a tractor trolley when due to rains the water level increased suddenly and both the were trapped in the river he said.
Sources in the CID said Sasmita was arrested as the officers were unsatisfied with her replies during interrogation.
Identified as Satish Kumar, the absconding havildar was intercepted by a police naka party at Lakhanpur in Kathua district, but managed to escape leaving behind the army truck and the carbine.
Businessmen and pony ride operators contend that the New Ban Ganga-Tarakota-Adh Kuwari track will hit their trade.
Scores of vehicles carrying passengers and goods were stranded in Jammu, Srinagar and various other places along the 300 km long road.
Police have registered a case and are investigating the cause of accident
Landslide clearance operations had began in the district.
The deceased were on way to Pathankot where they had been posted, while the bus was moving towards Jammu.
The leopard attacked a 55 year old man outside his house, he managed to raise an alarm which made his family members and neighbours come out for his rescue
Independent legislator Engineer Abdul Rasheed was marshaled out of J& K assembly on Tuesday after he disrupted the proceedings over alleged detention of a juvenile
As Engineer Rasheed continued to create noisy scenes, Law Minister Abdul Ahad Haq stood up accusing him of taking the House to ransom.
“The success of the security forces depends upon when we will start revoking Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).”
The areas of Mondayas Bhaderwah, Banihal, Kishtwar, Gandoh and other higher reaches received heavy snowfall, while Doda town, Ramban and Thathri received season’s first snowfall in several years
The snow carnival will be held at Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Patnitop resorts.
The maximum salary, as per the pay panel recommendations, is fixed at Rs 2.5 lakh for the Cabinet Secretary.
The members of Opposition including National Conference and Congress stood up from the seats and resorted to protests and sloganeering amid uproarious scenes in support of their demand for setting up of the Judicial commission.
On the issue of macro-economics costs, it said the conflict has reduced per capita GDP growth, FDI inflow, exports and trade flow in the state.
“The 300-km long highway is closed for vehicular traffic since Friday following snowfall and heavy rains at various places en route,” a Traffic Police officer said.