In A First, Road Accident Data Management System Launched In JK

Automated software-based data analysis to help Govt prioritise road safety expenditure SRINAGAR — With the launch of Road Accident Data Management System (RADMS) here today, Jammu & Kashmir has become third state in the country to move to automated software-based solution on road accident data. RADMS was formally launched by the Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Dr […]

North Kashmir: 3 Militants Arrested Near LoC In Tanghdar

SRINAGAR —Three militants from Bandipora were apprehended by army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar area of north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district, officials and reports said on Sunday. Reports said that army troops of 17 Bihar regiment manning the fence in Tanghdar sector yesterday intercepted the three youths near the LoC. A police […]

Dr Arif Alvi Sworn In As Pakistan’s New President

ISLAMABAD — Dr. Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan’s new president Sunday. The 69-year-old dentist was administered the oath of office as Pakistan’s 13th President by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar at a simple ceremony […]

Adulterated Cooking Oil, Misbranded Fanta Soft Drinks Seized

SRINAGAR — On the basis of specific inputs received by the Commissionerate of Food Safety J&K, a team of Food Safety Officers, Designated Officer Srinagar raided the premises of a dealer who was involved in ‘possible relabeling’ of damaged or expired edible oil. During the spot inspection, it surfaced that the party of defaulters were emptying […]

Woman Electrocuted To Death In Handwara

SRINAGAR —  A woman died due to electrocution in Tarathpora area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday afternoon. A police officer that Shareefa (45) wife of Manzoor Ahmad Lone received an electric shock when she came in contact with a live wire outside her home at Hurdona area of Tarathpora. Shareefa was immediately […]

Doda Lawyer Hassan Babur Arrested Again,Family Says No Charges Against Him   

DODA — The family members of a lawyer from Doda alleged that their son has been detained by the Jammu and Kashmir Police without any ‘charges’. Advocate Hassan Babur Nehru, who is a social and human rights activist in Chenab Valley, was earlier booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) and was released after spending seven […]

Authorities Given Time Frame to Digitise Land Records

SRINAGAR — Though the Jammu and Kashmir government has launched Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP) in order to modernize management of land records, but having access to transparent land records is still a distant dream for the people of state. The government has already missed deadline to complete the digitization of land records in […]

19 Children Rescued From Orphanage Run By Pastor

JAMMU — At least 19 children, including eight girls, have been rescued from an unregistered orphanage in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district during a raid, officials said Saturday. The civil administration and police conducted the raid Friday after some children complained that they were being “harassed and tortured” at the facility run by a pastor from […]

An Unspoken Covenant Has Been Broken

Home Minister Rajnath Singh claimed the other day that the family members of policemen in Kashmir were released by militants under pressure from the security forces in the Valley. He said: “The way family members of our policemen were kid­napped….you might have heard that our forces put such immense pressure that they had to re­lease […]

3 Shopian Youth Slapped With PSA, Shifted To Jammu

SRINAGAR — Police on Saturday shifted three Shopian youth to Jammu jails after slapping them with the Public Safety Act. The three youth have been identified as Faisal Khanday, Jeelani Gotta and Ubaid Ahmed, residents of Shopian. Reports said that three were arrested during nocturnal raids by the police. Official sources said that the trio has […]

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