Rs 2 Lakh relief announced for NoK of deceased tourist guide

Rs 2 Lakh relief announced for NoK of deceased tourist guide

Srinagar: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Saturday announced that the tourist guide who saved five tourists including two foreigners will be awarded posthumously. Hailing the brave act of the tourist guide Rouf Ahmad Dar, Ganai who heads the tourism department, said that he has also announced that the deceased’s family will be provided monetary […]

Jaish militants slain in Tral gunfight identified

Jaish militants slain in Tral gunfight identified

Srinagar: Two militants, including a Paksitani, killed by government forces in an encounter in Tral, Pulwama in south Kashmir on Friday evening belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), a police spokesman said on Saturday morning. He said two militants were killed by forces in a joint operation at Midoora area of Tral Awantipora in Pulwama on Friday […]

Five militants surrender in Kulgam, says J&K police

Five militants surrender in Kulgam, says J&K police

Srinagar: Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined militancy, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said Saturday. “Five youths, who had joined different terror outfits, shunned the path of violence and returned to the mainstream following efforts by their families and police,” a police official said. He did not […]

11 dead after gunman fires ‘indiscriminately’ in Virginia govt comple

11 dead after gunman fires ‘indiscriminately’ in Virginia govt comple

Washington: A longtime public utilities employee sprayed gunfire “indiscriminately” in a government building complex in Virginia Beach, in the US state of Virginia, killing 11 people and wounding six, police said. The gunman was also killed after trading fire with responding officers, police chief James Cervera told a news conference on Friday. “We have 11 deceased […]

Tourist Guide Missing As Boat With Six Persons Capsizes In River Lidder

Tourist Guide Missing As Boat With Six Persons Capsizes In River Lidder

Srinagar: A person went missing while five others including two foreign tourists were rescued after a boat capsized in a river Lidder near Mawoora area of Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Reports said that the boat carrying six persons including two tourists and one guide, capsized after it was apparently caught in strong winds. Soon […]

DM orders immediate survey on conversion of agricultural land in Srinagar

DM orders immediate survey on conversion of agricultural land in Srinagar

Srinagar: The District Magistrate (DM) Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has issued an order directing for immediate holding of survey in respective Patwar Halqas on illegal conversion of agricultural land for commercial or residential purposes in the district and furnishing of updated asami-wise lists with all relevant details within two weeks. The step has been taken […]

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