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Drug abuse is a big challenge for police; says DGP

Drug abuse is a big challenge for police; says DGP

Srinagar: Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Wednesday said that the drug abuse has become a big challenge for J&K Police and called for tightening the noose against the persons indulging in the trade. He spoke when the DGP chaired a review meeting with senior Police officers and jurisdictional gazetted officers. During the meeting, […]

Sehrai condemns arrests from court premises

Sehrai condemns arrests from court premises

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has condemned PSA on Hanief Ahmed Bhat of Saloosa, Kreeri and arrest of Ghulam Hassan Shah of Bomai Sopore, Irfan Ahmad and Abdul Majeed Logri Pora from the court premises when they appeared for case hearing. In a statement issued to GNS, Sehrai said: “As per the family members, […]

Three top officials of PHE division Pulwama suspended after hepatitis outbreak

Three top officials of PHE division Pulwama suspended after hepatitis outbreak

Puwlama: The outbreak of hepatitis due to the consumption of contaminated water in Pinglana village of Pulwama triggered protests by the residents on Wednesday, official sources said. Doctors have confirmed that around 70 residents were tested positive for hepatitis. Following the disease outbreak DC Pulwama suspended executive engineer, Assistant executive Exn and junior engineer of […]

PDP holds crucial meeting of its South Kashmir leadership

PDP holds crucial meeting of its South Kashmir leadership

Srinagar: A high level meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) leadership from south Kashmir was held at the party head office here in which various crucial issues confronting the state at present were discussed in detail. Chaired by Party Vice President Abdul Rahman Veeri, the meeting deliberated over various measures that the party has […]

Police arrest three drug peddlers in Sopore, contraband substance seized

Police arrest three drug peddlers in Sopore, contraband substance seized

Three drug peddlers were arrested from Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and contraband substance was recovered from their possession, police said today. “Officers at a checkpoint established at Wadura Sopore arrested three drug peddlers identified as Sabzar Ahmad Malyar son of Abdul Rahman Malyar resident of Mattan Anantnag, Mujeeb Ahmad Khan son of  […]

2 arrested for raping 14-year-old in J&K’s Kathua: Police

2 arrested for raping 14-year-old in J&K’s Kathua: Police

Jammu: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl at her house in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, police said Wednesday. Mohammad Iqbal and Babu Din, both from Sadrota-Lohai Malhar village, were arrested on Tuesday after the girl’s father lodged a complaint alleging that the duo had raped his daughter last week […]

Three injured during protests against dumping of garbage in Pulwama village

Three injured during protests against dumping of garbage in Pulwama village

Pulwama: Three persons were injured during clashes between govt forces and local residents of Wahibugh village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. The residents were protesting against the duping of garbage by Municipal Committe Pulwama in the village. Reports said that the residents of the Wahibugh village of Pulwama took to the streets and started protesting against the […]