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Three drug peddlers arrested in Jammu

Three drug peddlers arrested in Jammu

Jammu: Three suspected drug peddlers have been arrested with narcotics from different places in the Jammu region, police said Wednesday.  During a checking on Tuesday night, a vehicle coming from Jammu city was intercepted at the Asia Chowk in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district. A person named Bishan Singh was arrested after […]

Centre approves 100-bedded State Cancer Institute at GMC Jammu

Centre approves 100-bedded State Cancer Institute at GMC Jammu

SRINAGAR, JUNE 18: To strengthen the tertiary level cancer care services in the Jammu and Kashmir State, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has formally approved Rs. 120 crore State Cancer Institute at Government Medical College Jammu. Earlier, one State Cancer Institute was approved for SKIMS, Soura in Srinagar for which first […]

Govt teachers in Kishtwar to get salaries after getting ‘attendance certificates’ signed by parents of students

Govt teachers in Kishtwar to get salaries after getting ‘attendance certificates’ signed by parents of students

Jammu: Authorities in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir have decided to release the salary of the teaching staff in government-run educational institutes only after submission of attendance certificates duly signed by parents of students and the local sarpanch. The order by District Development Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana is aimed to keep a close vigil on […]

Cache of arms and ammunition recovered in Mendhar

Cache of arms and ammunition recovered in Mendhar

Srinagar: Six pistols and one AK rifle among other ammunition was recovered by government forces from Gursai Nallah village of Poonch’s Mendhar on Tuesday. Sources said that an operation was launched jointly by army and JK police in Gursai Nallah village of Mendhar over some specific input. During operation, six pistols and one AK rifle […]

7 drug peddlers arrested in Jammu, Poonch

7 drug peddlers arrested in Jammu, Poonch

Jammu: Seven suspected drug peddlers were arrested and narcotics seized from them in Poonch and Jammu districts Monday, officials said. A police party conducted raids following which four drug peddlers, identified as Shakeel Ahmed, Shafaat Ali, Musharraf Parvaiz and Waseem Sakinder, who were involved in drug trafficking business, were kept under preventive detention, they said, […]

VDC member kills self after shooting dead his wife in Doda

VDC member kills self after shooting dead his wife in Doda

Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir police Monday allegedly committed suicide after shooting dead his wife with his service rifle in Doda district. Reports said that Dheeraj Raj (45), member of Village Defence Committee killed his wife, Urmila Devi (42) at their residence in Bashal Shamthi in Kastigarh tehsil today afternoon. […]

Army soldier injured in Poonch LoC shelling

Army soldier injured in Poonch LoC shelling

Poonch: An Army soldier was injured after the armies of India and Pakistan armies “violated ceasefire” in Krishna Ghati Sector of Mendhar in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. A police officer said Pakistani army opened unprovoked fire and used mortar shells upon Indian posts in Krishna Ghati Sector today morning. The fire […]

3 including 11-yr-old girl injured in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch

3 including 11-yr-old girl injured in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch

Jammu: Three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured as the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire at forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district Sunday, officials said. “At about 1930 hours Sunday, Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation starting with firing of small arms followed by shelling with mortars along […]

Two killed, 26 injured in accidents at Doda, Kishtwar

Two killed, 26 injured in accidents at Doda, Kishtwar

Jammu: Two persons including a teenager girl was killed while 26 suffered injuries in separate road mishaps on Friday in Doda and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Two people were killed while one sustained injuries when a car they were travelling in skidded off and plunged into a river in Kishtwar district. Police said […]

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