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Minor boy from PAK arrested in Poonch

Minor boy from PAK arrested in Poonch

Srinagar : A minor boy from Pakistan-Administered Kashmir (PAK) was arrested on Monday , while trying to  infiltrate to this side along the Line of Control in Poonch district, reports said. “A patrol party of the army nabbed a boy from PAK near their Dullan forward post when he crossed over and sneaked into the […]

Lightning kills shepherd in Surankote

Lightning kills shepherd in Surankote

Srinagar: A shepherd died due to lightning at forest area of Hungli, Surankote in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday night. Official sources said that the natural calamity struck forest area at Hungli late last night where the shepherd along with other members of the tribe had set up temporary sheds. They remain […]

18 employees suspended in Doda for unauthorized absence

18 employees suspended in Doda for unauthorized absence

Srinagar:  As many as 18 government employees were placed under suspension on Sunday for unauthorized absence from duty in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, Reports said Reports said that the District Development Commissioner of Doda, Bhawani Rakwal, issued the suspension orders of the officials of different departments after they were found absent during an […]

Army arrests a person wearing T-shirt resembling army uniform

Army arrests a person wearing T-shirt resembling army uniform

Poonch: Army on Saturday detained a person from central Kashmir’s Budgam district, in Surankote area of Poonch district, after feeling suspicious about him for wearing a T-shirt resembling army uniform. Official sources told local news gathering agency Global News Service that on Saturday at about 11:20 am, a person namely Ajaz Ahmed Wani son of Jamal Ahmed Wani of Darwanh, Chararshrif, […]

19 new community bunkers handed over to border residents in Poonch

19 new community bunkers handed over to border residents in Poonch

Srinagar: While reviewing the construction of bunkers for targeted families in border area of Poonch, District Development Commissioner Poonch on Friday handed over 19 bunkers to them. The construction of 40 bunkers was finalized by the district administration through Rural Development Department, out of which, 19 were completed for public use in case of exigency. […]

Prospective Haj Pilgrims imparted training in Rajouri

Prospective Haj Pilgrims imparted training in Rajouri

RAJOURI: At least 410 prospective Haj pilgrims were imparted training regarding Manasik-e-Hajj and other logistics in a training session organised by the district administration on Thursday Experts from Haj Committee Jammu and local religious scholars held detailed deliberations on performing Haj and apprised the pilgrims about details for successful completion of pilgrimage. The training was […]

BJP nominated Vice Chairpersons of PSUs, autonomous bodies to quit in next two days: Kavinder Gupta

BJP nominated Vice Chairpersons of PSUs, autonomous bodies to quit in next two days: Kavinder Gupta

Jammu: Bhartia Janta Party (BJP) on Wednesday nominated Vice Chairpersons of various Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and autonomous bodies will quit their offices in next two days citing that they can’t occupy offices now after the fall of PDP-BJP coalition government. Former Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta said ‘when the PDP nominated Vice Chairpersons of […]

DDC inspects development works in Poonch; directs for their speedy completion

DDC inspects development works in Poonch; directs for their speedy completion

POONCH, JUNE 19: District Development Commissioner, Poonch Mohammed Aiyaz Asad today conducted a tour of Poonch town and directed speedy completion of  various developmental works. During the tour, the Asad visited Indoor Sports Stadium, Krishi Vighyan Kendra, Town Hall and Border Block Library. He was accompanied by ACR Poonch, B.A Lone, Executive Engineers of PDD, […]

Two injured after car plunges into a gorge in Doda

Two injured after car plunges into a gorge in Doda

Srinagar: Two persons were injured after a car they were travelling in met with an accident in Thathri area of Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Sources said a car bearing registration number JKO2BV-8399 was on its way from Kishtwar to Jammu when the driver lost control over it. The car skidded off […]

Better road connectivity imperative for equitable development of JK: Sham Choudhary

Better road connectivity imperative for equitable development of JK: Sham Choudhary

JAMMU: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Chaudhary today said that better road connectivity is imperative for ensuring equitable development of the state. He said this after initiating the black topping work on Khepar to Jasore road here. The Minister reiterated that the government has initiated several projects to improve road connectivity […]