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.
In February last year, Rasheed was attacked by some people carrying RSS and Bajrang Dal flags at Bamla who were armed with sticks and stones.
Rashid referred to vacant assembly seats for Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and asked the BJP what its solution was.
Separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat, who has been in preventive custody under the Public Safety Act (PSA) since April 2015, was on Thursday released from Kathua Jail.
Criticizing the Centre’s demonetisation drive CPI (M) on Sunday accused the central government of pursuing anti-working class and pro corporate policies.
Major Anita Kumari, 36, ended her life with her service pistol.
The court also observed that the State Government is contemplating to rationalise 3000 schools in the State on the pretext of less number of students and more number of teachers working in schools.
Drones were pressed into the service which helped the snipers eliminate the terrorists inside the camp, the sources said.