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Couple dies of electrocution in Poonch

Couple dies of electrocution in Poonch

Poonch: An old couple died of electrocution amid heavy rains in Surankote area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir last night. SHO Surankote Mohammad Anzar Mir said that late Sunday night heavy rains occurred in the area as a result of which the couple tried to prevent the flash floods from entering inside their […]

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Watch: Jammu: Protest in Chatah after two teachers allegedly harassed female students, police registers case

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Video: Relatives of man shot dead at Farooq Abdullah’s Jammu house holds presser

By R C Bhat

 INS Correspondent

Militant with eight grenades arrested in Jmu

Militant with eight grenades arrested in Jmu

Jammu: Police arrested a south Kashmir youth from Gandhinagar Jammu and recovered eight grenades from his possession, police said. Acting on intelligence inputs, police intercepted a bus in Gandhi Nagar area here late last night and arrested a youth from Kashmir who was carrying eight hand grenades, a police officer said. The militant was identified as […]

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Explosion kills one, six injured in Arnia sector

Jammu: A non local labourer died and six others were injured in an explosion in Arnia sub-sector of the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. According to police officials the labourer was from Bihar and were busy transplanting paddy saplings in Jabowal area of Jammu district when some explosive device went off […]

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Death of a person: Magistrate Enquiry ordered, SHO attached, 02 including Munshi of Police Station Chatroo Suspended

Jammu:  Magistrate Enquiry was Tuesday ordered while an SHO was attached and 02 including Munshi of Police Station Chatroo were Suspended over death “In view of the death of one Javaid Ahmad Malik S/o Mohd Khalil Malik R/o Bharat Doda who was arrested in Police Station Chhatroo in case FIR No. 26/2018 U/S 188 RPC […]

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Gunfire traded between India Pak in Poonch, one injured

Gunfire traded between India Pak in Poonch, one injured

One Forces personnel has been injured after Indian posts were fired upon by Pakistan troops on Tuesday in Poonch. According to initial reports Pakistan voilated ceasefire in Poonch sector in which one forces personnel was injured.   Details awaited.

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Man electrocuted at LoC in Nowshehra sector

Man electrocuted at LoC in Nowshehra sector

Jammu, July 24 : An intruder from Pakistan-adminitered-Kashmir died near the Line of Control in Nowshera tehsil of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir. “A PoK resident, whose identity was yet to be ascertained, on Sunday night died of electrocution on crossing to this side in Nowshera area of Rajouri,” police sources here said. They […]

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VDC member found dead in Doda, allegedly case of suicide

VDC member found dead in Doda, allegedly case of suicide

  Jammu: A  Village Defence Committee (VDC) member in Doda district was found dead with a bullet wound in chest. The death is alleged to be a case of suicide. The deceased has been identified as Baljeet Roy, was found dead at Luddu Kansar village yesterday, police officials said. According to report Roy used his […]

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Woman killed after hit by train

Woman killed after hit by train

Jammu: A woman in her mid thirty’s was Thursday killed after being hit by a train in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. According to railway officials she was crossing railway tracks near Raya Morh when she was hit by train last evening. She died on the spot. Her identity is yet to be established.

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Army man commits suicide in Jammu

Army man commits suicide in Jammu

Jammu: An army man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in a camp near the Line of Control (LoC) here, the police said today. Rifleman Ranbir Singh (28) was on guard duty at Hamirpur Nawan Military Garrison in Khour area of Akhnoor sector when he shot himself in the forehead yesterday, […]

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Jammu: Brother kills brother in scuffle

Jammu: Brother kills brother in scuffle

Jammu: Scuffle broke out between siblings in Bishnah area of Sambha district in Jammu division of the state on Monday leading to the death of older brother. Accused has been arrested. According to police scuffle between two brothers Lalit Kumar, 20 and his younger brother Deepak Kumar  S/o Amar Nath R/o Harssa DAbbar broke out […]

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Video: Jammu: Retired Police pensioners protest against pay anomaly

By R C Bhat/Gulshan

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4,000 students receive degree without appearing in exam in IGNOU Kathua

  Jammu:The crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have exposed a major scam at a IGNOU centre in Kathua district, where nearly 4,000 students were issued bogus degrees without appearing in examination. The scam at the Indira Gandhi National Open University centre was unearthed after the police received an input that a […]

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12 medicos repatriated to DH Poonch

12 medicos repatriated to DH Poonch

POONCH, JULY 03: Deputy Commissioner Poonch Mohammad Aijaz Asad today ordered cancellation of attachment of medicos of Raja Sukhdev Singh District Hospital Poonch. Around 12 medicos of the hospital were serving on attachment basis within and outside district in contravention of instructions of government for cancellation of all attachments.  Five of them were attached outside […]

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Amid incessant rains third batch of pilgrims for Amarnath yatra leave Jammu

Amid incessant rains third batch of pilgrims for Amarnath yatra leave Jammu

Jammu: The third batch  Amarnath Yatris friday left for Kashmir Valley and would be reaching the base camps of Nunwan-Pahalgam in Anantnag district and Baltal in Ganderbal district later in the day. officials said that the third batch consists of 2,876 pilgrims. Landslides and shooting stones at at Panthal, Nedgard, Digdol and Samroli due to incessant […]

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Truck carrying cattle to Kashmir set ablaze in Ramban

Truck carrying cattle to Kashmir set ablaze in Ramban

Jammu: Protesters in Ramban town along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway set ablaze a truck carrying cattle to Kashmir, the inmates of truck managed to escape on Wednesday night. According to locals nearly two dozen bovines were rescued by local police before the vehicle was set ablaze, sources said. Its three occupants, including the driver, managed […]

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Ramban admin suspends 17 absentee employees

Ramban admin suspends 17 absentee employees

RAMBAN, JUNE 27: District administration Ramban today suspended seventeen employees after they were found absent from duty without seeking permission from the respective competent authorities. Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Ramban Ravinder Sadhu ordered the suspension of 11     employees of health department including Dr Fhema Gohar and FMPHW Shahnaz Begum posted at PHC Shagan, Dr Aijaz Ahmed, […]

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Video: First batch of Amarnath yatra leaves from Jammu, security tightened

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Amit Shah in Jmu: after party core group meeting will address rally

Amit Shah in Jmu: after party core group meeting will address rally

Jammu: Amit Shah, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President is in Jammu dor a core group meeting of the party. He arrived on Saturday. A motorcycle rally of BJP Yuva Morcha activists accompanied the party president to the Canal Road guest house from the airport. He would be meeting a number of party leaders and delegations […]

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Art of Living holds Yoga Sessions for jail inmates

Art of Living holds Yoga Sessions for jail inmates

Yoga Sessions held for jail inmates JAMMU, JUNE 21 – A Yoga session was organized in District Jail, Jammu to observe International Yoga Day. The Art of Living teacher Rupali Dutta and other instructors taught Yoga asanas and pranayam to the jail inmates. In the programme, large number of jail  inmates participated  with  great enthusiasm  and  zeal. Jail Officers Tajinder  Kour, Additional  Superintendent, Feroz  Ahmed  Lone,  Deputy Superintendent Nasir Ahmed  Assistant Superintendent  and  jail staff  also participated. […]

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Def Min meets slain Army mans family in Poonch

Def Min meets slain Army mans family in Poonch

  Jammu: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday met family of Sepoy Aurangzeb, who was abducted and killed by militants, in J&K’s Poonch. He was abducted in Pulwama by militants and later his bullet-ridden body was recovered on June 14. “One message I can take back from here is that here’s a family, here’s a martyr, […]

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Police books nine for anti government activities in Kishtwar

Police books nine for anti government activities in Kishtwar

Police on Tuesday booked a pro-freedom leader along with eight other youth for their alleged anti-national activities in Kishtwar district of Jammu region. Reports said that the pro-freedom leader identified as Abdul Qayoom Mattoo, son of Assadullah Mattoo resident of Umar Mohallah in Kishtwar, along with other eight youth was booked for allegedly raising anti-India, pro-Freedom, pro-Militant […]

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Video: Jammu: VRS employees stage protest against SRTC

By R C Bhat/Gulshan

 INS Correspondent

Mata Kheer bhwani yatra flag off from Nagrota

Mata Kheer bhwani yatra flag off from Nagrota

Mata Kheer bhwani yatra flagged off from Nagrota    

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Video: All J&K 10+2 contractual lecturers Protesting in Jammu

By R C Bhat/Gulshan

 INS Correspondent

Jammu: Fire engulfs five shops in Nowshehra

Jammu: Fire engulfs five shops in Nowshehra

By Emroz SuriJammu: Five shops were gutted in a massive fire incident in Nowshera market last night. While reasons of fire are being ascertained but initial reports suggest in that it could have happened due to shot circut. Locals claim that property worth lakhs has been turned in to ashes. Police have registered a case […]

 INS Correspondent

Rajouri: Two HM associates arrested with stolen rifle, Police man suspended

Rajouri: Two HM associates arrested with stolen rifle, Police man suspended

By Emroz SuriJammu: Two Hizbul Mujahideen associates belonging to Shopian district were arrested in Rajouri district of Jammu division while trying to flee with a stolen weapon. They fired two bullets but were overpowered. The police man whose rifle was stolen has been put on suspension aswell. According to SSP, Rajouri, Yougal Manhas a joint check-post of […]

 INS Correspondent

Accident at kokora: One person dead, three injured

Accident at kokora: One person dead, three injured

Jammu: One person died after a car met with an accident at kokora area here on Thursday. According to initial reports the person died on the spot while three injured have been shifted to Distt hospital rajouri. more detailes awaited

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Jammu: Injured during CF violation woman succumbs

Jammu: Injured during CF violation woman succumbs

Jammu: A lady who was injured in ceasefire violation has succumbed on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Darshana devi w/o Tarlok Singh r/o Bindi charka talab arnia. “She was admitted at admitted in GMC on 21-05-2018, expired today at 1300hrs. Her body has been kept in mortuary,” official said.

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Watch RBI Presser held at Jammu

Watch RBI Presser held at Jammu

 INS Correspondent

More than dozen injured in Rajouri accident

More than dozen injured in Rajouri accident

Jammu: More than a dozen people have been injured after a vehicle they were travelling turned turtle in Rajouri area of Jammu division of the state on Monday. Almost 15 people are injured and they have been hospitalised, local reports said, adding that they all belong to Reasi district According to initial reports the driver […]

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jmu: Ramban admin launches helpline for rationees

jmu: Ramban admin launches helpline for rationees

RAMBAN, JUNE 02:- The district administration Ramban has notified helpline numbers for registering public complaints regarding   PDS ration. “If any rationee has  problem regarding getting   ration and sugar, he can complain to the officer  on   their mobile   numbers including Additional Deputy Commissioner Ramban-9419170742, Assistant Commissioner Revenue  Ramban- 9419150193, SDM Banihal-9596996193, SDM Ramsu- 9469459991 and SDM Gool- 9419323738”  a district administration spokesperson said. Meanwhile, […]

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Jammu: Traffic deptt books 22009 vehicles in May

Jammu: Traffic deptt books 22009 vehicles in May

JAMMU, JUNE 02: The  a traffic department Jammu Rural has booked 22009 Vehicles during special drive launched in  May-2018 against the traffic violators in Samba, Kathua,  Rajouri and Poonch districts. As per a spokesperson,  a large number of private (LMVs) and commercial vehicles including buses, matadors, bikes and other vehicles were challaned and seized under the violations like use […]

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Video: Jammu: Nurses on one day strike for their long pending demands

By R C Bhat/Gulshan

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Jmu: Bi annual exams of 10th, 12th to be held from 21 and 9 June

Jmu: Bi annual exams of 10th, 12th to be held from 21 and 9 June

Jmu: Biannual examinations for Class 12th and Class 10th of Summer Zone of Jammu Division will be held from 9th and 21st June respectively, 425 centres for 10th and 306 centres for 12th. “In this regard Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education and Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo reviewed the arrangements in a high […]

 INS Correspondent

Transporters to go on indefinite strike from June 4

Transporters to go on indefinite strike from June 4

Jammu, Jun 2 : The transporters of Jammu and Kashmir will go on indefinite strike from June 4 demanding hike in passenger fare in view of rising fuel prices. Trilochan Singh Wazir, President of All J&K Transport Welfare Association said on Saturday here that Centre is increasing the rate of petroleum products day-by-day and in […]

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Jmu-Pathankote highway blocked, people demand portable water

Jmu-Pathankote highway blocked, people demand portable water

Jammu: Protesters of Barnoti area Saturday blocked Jammu Pathankot highway demanding portable water to the area. According to protesting residents the supply of the portable water has stopped since several days and despite repeated pleas to the authorities no action has been taken by them. On saturday residents blocked the highway and raised slogan against […]

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Video: Jammu: unscheduled power cuts irk city residents

By R C Bhat/Gulshan

 INS Correspondent

Violation of Drugs act: 7 medical shops sealed in Mendhar

Violation of Drugs act: 7 medical shops sealed in Mendhar

POONCH: Authorities today sealed 7 medical shops for violation of Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 here at Mendhar. A team led by Assistant Controller Drug alonwith Tehsildar Mendhar, Drugs Inspectors and Police conducted inspection of eighteen drug stores and initiated action against the defaulters. The erring Medical Shops  were sealed by the team for not keeping […]

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LMD books 3 petrol pumps, Cement factory, flour mills for violation of rules

LMD books 3 petrol pumps, Cement factory, flour mills for violation of rules

Reasi: The teams of Legal Meteorological Department (LMD) have charged Rs 104700 fine from erring traders during market checking in various parts of the district. On the orders of Deputy Commissioner, the market checking was conducted to check rate and quality of edibles on the eve of holy month of Ramadan. The teams conducted intensive […]

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Government accepts resignation of Sr Additional Adv Gen Jammu

Government accepts resignation of Sr Additional Adv Gen Jammu

SRINAGAR, MAY 31: Government has accepted the resignation tendered by K Nirmal Kotwal, Sr Additional Advocate General, Jammu, on Thursday. According to an order Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, K Nirmal Kotwal as Sr Additional Advocate General, Jammu tendered resignation with effect from 10 February 2018 and has desired that the counsel fee […]

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Mendhar: 7 medical shop’s temperarly closed, expired drugs seized

Mendhar: 7 medical shop’s temperarly closed, expired drugs seized

  Mendhar: In the backdrop of complaints received from different quarters regarding spurious drugs being sold in the town, a team comprising of Assistant Drug Controller Poonch, Tehsildar mendhar and Drug inspectors on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad today carried out surprised inspection of as many as 18 medical shops in the […]

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Woman dies of anesthesia overdose in Jammu, police registers case

Woman dies of anesthesia overdose in Jammu, police registers case

Jammu, May 31 : A woman died due to an overdose of anesthesia at a private clinic here on Thursday. The woman, identified as Praveen Kour (55), of Nanak Nagar, had to undergo a surgery at a private ENT clinic in Shalimar area, police said. They said that the woman collapsed in the operation theatre […]

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One killed several injured in two different accidents at Narwal, Banihal

One killed several injured in two different accidents at Narwal, Banihal

Srinagar: One person was killed and several were injured in two different incidents of accidents in Banihal and Narwal on Thursday. One person was killed, identified as Ghulam Mohiuddin of Rajpora, succumbed and three others injured in a road accident in Banihal while three passengers were injured after a Maruti car hit with a truck. In another […]

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Forest fire near Tawi: Rescue operation launched

Forest fire near Tawi: Rescue operation launched

Jammu: Authorities on Tuesday launched rescue operation  near Tawi bridge on Udhampur-Ramnagar road after the forest area went up in flames. According to sources the rescue operation in the area was jointly launched by Udhampur police and Fire and Emergency Services personnel. Further details awaited.         Pic used for representational purposes only

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Rajouri forest fire enters Populated areas, Army, SDRF brought in

Rajouri forest fire enters Populated areas, Army, SDRF brought in

by Emroz SuriJammu: Authorities have launched a major  fire fighting operation in Rajouri area of Jammu division of the state of Jammu and kashmir after forest fires which had erupted earlier could not be put under control despite hard efforts and is not entering populated areas. Officials told INS that Army and SDRF teams have been […]

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Jammu: Forces recover huge cache of ammunition in Margoti including Rocket Propelled Grenade

Jammu: Forces recover huge cache of ammunition in Margoti including Rocket Propelled Grenade

Jammu: Government forces have busted a huge cache of arms and ammunition at Margoti-Kalimastatan area under Police station Teh Gool during, officials said on Friday. “At around  0100 hrs approx., a joint team of 58 RR Gool led by Major Parveen Kumar and SOG Gool led by HC Mohd. Sadiq PS Gool at Margoti- Kalimastaan, […]

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Accident at Samba: Five including minor killed, eight injured

Accident at Samba: Five including minor killed, eight injured

Jammu: Five persons died including a year old baby boy and eight were injured at at Tapyal, Ghagwal Samba here after the vehicle they were travelling met with an accident. “Last night one Innova No.DL4CAE-6465 on way from Jammu towards Punjab hit a parapet at Tapyal, Ghagwal Samba resulting into death of 5 persons & […]

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Fire in trikuta hills doused, yatra resumes

Fire in trikuta hills doused, yatra resumes

By Sohail KhanSrinagar:   The fire in Trikuta Hills in Katra  of Jammu division of the state of Jammu and kashmir is under control now and the Yatra has been resumed under caution on Thursday. Fire engulfed the forest on 23.05.2018. “All the agencies deployed there were engaged in controlling the fire.  CRPF played a commendable […]

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