We have no association with drug traffickers: Hizb

We have no association with drug traffickers: Hizb

Srinagar : Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has rejected the statement of IGP Jammu of “HM being involved in drug trafficking”. In an e-mailed statement issued , HM spokesman Saleem Hashmi said that those persons who the police claims are associated with Hizb have no connection with the militant organisation. The spokesman said that Jammu police […]

Militant affiliated with Zakir Musa group killed in Tral: Police

Militant affiliated with Zakir Musa group killed in Tral: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said the militant killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Tral region of Pulwama district was affiliated with Zakir Musa group. The slain militant has been identified as Shabir Ahmad Malik from Nagbal Tral, said a police spokesman. “As per the police records, he was initially […]

Samant Goel is new RAW Chief, Arvind Kumar appointed IB head

Samant Goel is new RAW Chief, Arvind Kumar appointed IB head

Agencies New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday appointed Arvind Kumar, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, as the new director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB), while Samant Goel of the Punjab cadre was appointed chief of India’s external spy agency, Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW). Kumar is considered an expert on […]

Amit Shah to begin 2-day visit to JK from today

Amit Shah to begin 2-day visit to JK from today

Agencies New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Srinagar on Wednesday afternoon to review the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the security arrangements for the Amarnath Yatra in particular. This will be the Home Minister’s first visit to the state since assuming office. During his two-day visit, Shah will meet […]

Tractor driver dies, another injured in Kangan road accident

Tractor driver dies, another injured in Kangan road accident

Ganderbal: A tractor driver was killed while another was injured in an accident on Srinagar-Leh highway at Gund area of Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday night. An official said the tractor (bearing registration number JK16A/4342) was on the way from Gund to Fraw village when it turned turtle, injuring the driver and […]

One militant killed in Tral gunfight: Police

One militant killed in Tral gunfight: Police

Srinagar : A militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces in forests of Branpatri in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district in Wednesday. Police spokesman said that based on a credible input, a cordon and search operation (CASO) was launched by forces at Branpatri. During search operation, the hiding militants fired on […]

Drug peddler arrested in Banihal, narcotics recovered: Police

Drug peddler arrested in Banihal, narcotics recovered: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a drug peddler from Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir. “A naka was laid at T-Chowk in Banihal and a pedestrian coming from Railway Station Banihal towards Banihal town was frisked. We recovered 500 grams of Herione from him,” a police spokesman said, in […]

Over 700 militants killed in JK in last three years: GoI

Over 700 militants killed in JK in last three years: GoI

Agencies More than 700 militants have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir over the last three years, Union Home Ministry said on Tuesday. A total of 113 militants were killed between January and June 16 this year, 257 were killed in 2018, 213 in 2017 and 150 in 2016, taking the total number of those […]

Director General IMD meets Governor

Director General IMD meets Governor

Srinagar,Dr. K.J. Ramesh, Director General, Indian Meteorological Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Dr. Ramesh briefed Governor about the present weather forecasting set up in the State and its usefulness for issuing timely weather advisories to people and pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra during the duration of the Yatra. Governor […]