Massive traffic jams on highway

There was massive traffic jam on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway today even as the authorities had permitted one-way traffic only. The commuters and the passengers alleged that against the one-way traffic norm announced by the authorities, the vehicles were allowed from the opposite side which created mess on the highway. The vehicles bound for Srinagar remained struck in the worst traffic jam at various places from Banihal to Nashri, sources said. The local commuters alleged that traffic cops did not bother to regulate the traffic in proper way. However, the…

BOSE formulates scheme for promotion of students

J&K Board of School Education (BOSE) has decided to promote students who have passed at least two subjects in their previous exams. A notification in this regard was issued by the Director Academics on Monday. The BOSE has not conducted bi-annual private exams for class 10 and 12, 2019-20 session, in Kashmir division, and winter zones of Jammu which were scheduled in March-April 2020. The exams got deferred due to COVID19 pandemic.

8 civilians injured in Baramulla grenade explosion

Eight civilians were injuries in a grenade attack by suspected militants on an army convoy in this district on Monday, police said. A police official said the grenade aimed at an army convoy missed the target and exploded on the road causing injuries to eight civilians. The injured have been identified as Muhammad Yousuf Khan, Muhammad Afroz Ganaie, Abdul Samad, Iqra Nazir, Manzoor Ahmad Khan, Tariq Ahmad Chopan, Muhammad Ayoub Zahoor Ahmad Lone and Ishtiyaq Ahmad. The injured were shifted to a Primary Health Centre and Baramulla District Hospital wherefrom…