Amid heat wave10 days summer vacation announced in J&K from July 04

Amid heat wave10 days summer vacation announced in J&K from July 04

The Jammu and Kashmir School Education Department on Friday announced 10-days summers vacation in summer and winter zones of Kashmir and Jammu respectively from July 04. According to an order, summer vacation will be observed in all educational institutions upto higher secondary level in Kashmir and Jammu divisions from July 04. “It is hereby ordered that all the Government Educational Institutions and recognised private schools upto higher secondary level functioning in the Kashmir Division and winter zone of Jammu Division shall observe summer vacation from 4th of July to 14th…

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As Jhelum starts swelling flood alarm sounded in Srinagar; Section of Jammu-Srinagar NH washed away after flashfloods, landslides

As Jhelum starts swelling flood alarm sounded in Srinagar; Section of Jammu-Srinagar NH washed away after flashfloods, landslides

Authorities on Wednesday sounded a flood alarm in Srinagar after the water level in Jhelum breached 16-ft mark at Ram Munshibagh here. Quoting an official of Irrigation and Flood Control department Kashmir, news agency GNS reported that the river Jhelum was flowing at 16.21-ft at Ram Munshibagh, 0.21-ft above the alarm level of 16-ft and 1.69-ft below flood level of 18-ft. “The habitation residing along the River Jhelum in south and central Kashmir are requested to remain vigilant,” he said. While Jhelum was flowing at its lowest ebb in several…

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Sub-Inspector Farooq Mir shot dead by unknown gunmen in Samboora

Sub-Inspector Farooq Mir shot dead by unknown gunmen in Samboora

In a shocking incident, some terrorists shot a police officer dead in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. His body was found lying in paddy fields at Samboora. The attack on Sub-Inspector Farooq Ahmad Mir took place in the Pampore area on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, officials said. Initially, one bullet wound was found near his heart. The officials said Mir was posted in the IRP 23rd Battalion at CTC Lethpora. As per the preliminary investigation, the police officer had left his home for work in his paddy…

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Kashmir observe shutdown against remarks on Prophet; Mobile Internet snapped

Kashmir observe shutdown against remarks on Prophet; Mobile Internet snapped

The old city popularly known as Downtown Srinagar witnessed a complete shutdown with public transport off the roads Parts of Kashmir observed a shutdown on Friday over the controversial remarks by two now-suspended BJP leaders against Prophet Mohammad while the authorities snapped mobile Internet as a precautionary measure, officials said. Security forces have been deployed in strength at sensitive places in the city and elsewhere in the Valley for maintaining law and order, they said. The old city — popularly known as Downtown Srinagar — witnessed a complete shutdown with…

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Elaqahi Dehati Bank Manager shot dead in Kulgam

Elaqahi Dehati Bank Manager shot dead in Kulgam

The deceased has been identified as Vijay Kumar, Bank Manager of Elaqahi Dehati Bank. He was fired upon by the terrorists when he was on duty at the Arreh Mohanpora Branch in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. In another attack on civilians in Jammu and Kashmir, a bank employee was shot dead by terrorists in the Kulgam district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Vijay Kumar, Bank Manager of Elaqahi Dehati Bank. Kumar, who hails from Rajasthan, was rushed to a nearby hospital after he was…

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Farooq Sheikh shot by unknown gunmen in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Farooq Sheikh shot by unknown gunmen in south Kashmir's Shopian

A man was shot at by terrorists in Chidren, Keegam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday evening, police said. “Terrorist fired upon one #civilian Farooq Ahmad Sheikh in Chidren, Keegam area of #Shopian. He got injury in leg & has been shifted to hospital. His condition is stated to be stable,” a police spokesman said. The area has been cordoned to nab the attackers.

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Woman teacher shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kulgam

Woman teacher shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kulgam

A migrant lady was shot at and injured by unknown gunmen, suspected to be militants, in Gopalpora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday. Soon after, the lady was declared dead in a local hospital. A top police officer told GNS that a migrant woman was fired upon by militants in Gopalpora. As per Kashmir Police Zone, militants fired upon the woman, who is a teacher at High School Gopalpora in Kulgam district. “In this terror incident, she has received critical gunshot injuries. She is being shifted to the…

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Nine dead after cab falls into gorge on Srinagar-Kargil highway

Nine dead after cab falls into gorge on Srinagar-Kargil highway

Nine people were killed and another injured after the cab they were traveling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge along the Srinagar-Kargil highway on Wednesday evening, officials said. As per an official, the cab bearing registration number JK12 7466 on way from Kargil to Srinagar skidded off the road and fell around 400-500 feet down into the deep gorge near Zojila pass Mandir Morh. Soon after a rescue operation was launched by Sonamarg police, Beacon, Traffic Police besides ambulances from Primary Health Centre Sonamarg were…

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Amreen Bhat, Social Media actress shot dead by un-known gunmen in Budgam

Amreen Bhat, Social Media actress shot dead by un-known gunmen in Budgam

A 35-year-old social media influencer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district Wednesday. A 10-year-old, the woman’s nephew, was also injured in the attack. The attack was carried out by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, police said. “At around 7.55 pm, terrorists fired one lady Amreen Bhat at her home. She was shifted to hospital in injured condition where doctors declared her dead,” Kashmir Zone Police said. Amreen Bhat was a TikTok artist and a TV star. The nephew of the woman, Farhan Zubair, also got injured in the…

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A cop was shot dead and his daughter injured in a militant attack in Srinagar

A cop was shot dead and his daughter injured in a militant attack in Srinagar

A Jammu and Kashmir policeman was shot at and his daughter injured in an attack in Soura (Anchar) area, J&K Police tweeted Tuesday evening. The policeman has been identified as Saifullah Qadri, son of Mohammed Syed Qadri. Shortly after news of the attack J&K Police tweeted to say the policeman had died of his injuries. “The injured police personnel succumbed to his injuries and attained martyrdom. We pay our rich tributes to the martyr and standby the family at this critical juncture,” the tweet read. According to officials, his daughter is…

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