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Three arrested with heroin in Kathua

Three arrested with heroin in Kathua

Jammu: Three people arrested on Friday with contraband of heroin in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Police this morning during a routine checking at Marheen intercepted a car,” official spokesman here said. Around 55 grams of heroin was recovered from their possession and they were arrested on the spot, he said. The accused persons […]

Accident near Ramban, three killed

Accident near Ramban, three killed

At least three persons were killed in an accident near Ramban on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, police said on Friday. An official said: “Today at about 0400 hrs, Truck bearing No JK05E-6580 on way from Srinagar to Jammu rolled down about 1000 mts into a deep gorge near Battery Chashma area of  Ramban.” “During a search […]

LAHDC polls: J&K BJP announces first list of candidates

LAHDC polls: J&K BJP announces first list of candidates

Jammu:  The Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP on Thursday announced first list of candidates for the prestigious Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections. The nominations opened for elections to all 26 seats of the LAHDC Kargil. The candidates can file nomination papers till August 8. Scrutiny of the nominations will take place on […]

Two killed as dumper plunges into gorge in Ramban

Two killed as dumper plunges into gorge in Ramban

Jammu: Two persons were killed when a dumper plunged into a gorgre on Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district. “A dumper skidded off the road this afternoon near Sangaldan and plunged into a deep gorge in Ramban district,” police said. They said that the driver identified as Irshad Ahmed and his accomplice died the mishap. […]

33rd batch of 603 pilgrims leave from Jammu for Amarnath

33rd batch of 603 pilgrims leave from Jammu for Amarnath

Jammu:A 33rd batch of 603 pilgrims on Thursday left from Bhagwati Nagar base camp here for Amarnath Cave Shrine in a convoy of 16 vehicles chanting ‘bam bam bhole’. “The pilgrims left from here to perform pilgrimage from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes,” an official here said. He said that the pilgrims comprised of 388 […]

Poonch man shot dead in Saudi Arabia

Srinagar: A 35-year-old man from Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir has been shot dead in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. While the accused has been arrested by the Saudi authorities, the poor family have no means to bring the body back home and urged the government of India through Ministry of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj […]

Revenue official arrested in Jmu over alleged molestation of widow

Revenue official arrested in Jmu over alleged molestation of widow

Jammu: A revenue official was arrested for allegedly molesting a widow inside his office chamber in the outskirts of the Jammu city, police said today. Naib-Tehsildar Hans Raj was arrested after the victim lodged a written complaint against him at the Khour police station yesterday, a police official said. The woman alleged that the officer […]

Afghan national with expired visa, Adhar card, pan card arrested in Jammu

Afghan national with expired visa, Adhar card, pan card arrested in Jammu

Jammu:  An Afghan national was wednesday arrested by Indian police after he overstayed his visa and was illegally obtaining Aadhaar and PAN cards. According to media reports the Afghan national identified as Barkat Hussain (45), a resident of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, was moving aroundnear the Line of Control in the Akhnoor sector here. Police officials were quoted by […]

Army man steps on landmine near LoC in Nowshera sector, injured

Army man steps on landmine near LoC in Nowshera sector, injured

Jammu: One Army man has been injured in a landmine blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. According to officials incident happened while soldiers were patrolling the area. “The soldier stepped on the mine that lead to explosion in Laam belt of the Noushera sector on Monday,” officials said, adding he […]