Man allegedly killed brother over land dispute in Pattan village

  Pattan, Jul 27: In a shocking news, a man allegedly killed his elder brother during a scuffle over some land dispute in Nihalpora Pattan of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.   According to sources that a scuffle broke out between two brothers over a land dispute on Friday evening and exchanged blows and also some sticks to beat each other in which his 60-year-old elder brother sustained injuries.   He was rushed to Trauma Hospital Pattan where doctors referred him to SMHS Srinagar for advanced treatment where he succumbed to his…

2 militants killed in Kulgam encounter

Two Hizb ul Mujahideen militants who had taken up arms only days ago were killed in an encounter with security forces in Mir Bazar area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. A police official said that personnel of army’s 19 RR, police and CRPF cordoned Zadoora-Nipora village in the Mir Bazar area in Anantnag district falling under the police jurisdiction of Kulgam in the morning. “The forces zeroed in towards the house militants had taken shelter in. They were first given an opportunity to surrender, but they refused,” a…

Traders,Transport joint co ordination committee and JKEC met DC Srinagar

    Srinagar, June 10 : A delegation of All Traders and Transport Joint Coordination Committee and JKEC led by Chairman Abrar Khan along with President Peer Imtiyaz ul Hassan and apex leadership from trade and transport met Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Coudhary regarding relaxation of restrictions on trade and transport. Prominent social activist Inam Un Nabi  was also part of the delegation from the civil society. ATTJCC & JKEC said that an elaborate discussion was held and it was agreed that the unlocking cannot be in haphazard manner…

Forest Deptt retrieves 800 kanals encroached land in Magam

    Aijaz Manzar Handwara, June 10 ; Forest Department has retrieved 800 kanals of encroached land in Compartment Number 41 43, 44, 47 in Hanginoot Magam in Langate Forest Division. As per reports, an information was received in Range Office Magam regarding encroachment in Compartment Numbers. Acting on the information, a team of territorial and Forest Protection Force (FPF) was constituted to remove encroachment. A total of 800 kanals was retrieved from land grabbers by Forest Department despite resistance from the locals. The forest team also removed wooden/PCC poles…

Family quarantined in Kanihama Budgam awaits for Covid-19 sampling

  Srinagar, June 10 (KNS): A family who has been quarantined at kanihama in central Kashmir’s Budgam district Wednesday alleged that their Covid-19 samples have not been taken yet despite passing three days. According to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a couple and their daughter have been quarantined three days back in a quarantine centre established in Kanihama area whose Covid-19 samples hav not been taken yet by health officials which led them into state of distress. A family member Ghulam Nabi while talkimg to KNS said I don’t know why…

New J&K Media policy will fester unaccountability, injustice: NC

Srinagar, 10 June: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday took strong exception to the new media policy announced by the J&K Government and termed it an assault on the freedom of speech and the role of press in democracy. Press is meant to agitate, investigate, scrutinize institutions and individuals, Government and others. Freedom of press is what underlines the difference between democracy and despotism; it is the lifeblood of democracy, said party Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar while expressing consternation over the new media policy for Jammu and Kashmir. A…

48 more test positive at SKIMS

  Srinagar, Jun 10: 48 more patients were tested positive for novel Coronavirus at SKIMS on Wednesday.   Officials said that among 48 new cases, 15 are from Shopian, 14 from Kupwara, 07 from Baramulla, 07 from Anantnag, 04 from Bandipora and 01 from Srinagar.   They said that 1433 samples were tested at the hospital on Wednesday.   Pertinently there are around 4400 positive cases in J&K