Tragic Incident: Soldier Shot Dead by Father-in-Law in Reasi

Tragic Incident: Soldier Shot Dead by Father-in-Law in Reasi

Srinagar: A soldier was gunned down allegedly by his father-in-law over some matrimonial dispute in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Saturday, police said. Village Defence Guard (VDG) member Doulat Ram allegedly fired his .303 rifle on his son-in-law Amit Singh, an army soldier, at Kembal Danga village, causing chest injuries to him, they said. Ram, a resident of Panasa village, had come to meet his son-in-law, who was posted outside and had come on leave to his home, police said. However, he lost control after finding that Singh had…

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Seven injured in road accident near Jyotipuram in Reasi District

Seven people were injured when the minibus they were travelling in met with an accident here on Wednesday. The minibus was involved in an accident near Jyotipuram, when it was on its way from Reasi to Arnas. Police rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to hospital, where the condition of two was said to be critical, and they were referred to Government Medical College, Reasi. The injured were identified as Ramesh Kumar (37), Lal Singh (54), Abhishek Sharma (23), Wasim Shaza (23), Vandana (15), Sudesh Kumar (24) and…

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Tamil superstar Rajinikanth in Reasi, pays obeisance at Shiv Khori

Ahead of starting political career, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday paid obeisance at Shiv Khori in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. Rajini is on 15-day spiritual pilgrimage to Himalayas and in this regard he visited Shiv Khori cave located at Ransoo, a village in the Pouni block in Reasi district, 80 kilometers from here. Rajinikanth said, “I am on a pilgrimage here. It is so divine and different from routine”. “Earlier, I have been to Himachal, Kashmir, I am visiting Jammu for the very first time. After this I…

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16 injured in Reasi road accident

At least 16 bus passengers were injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Monday, police said. The accident occurred when the bus, coming from Dharmari village to Challad village, went out of the driver’s control and rolled down into a gorge near Pattian in Reasi. “A rescue team of police and civilians immediately reached the spot and all the injured were shifted to hospital,” said a police officer here.

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Highest rail bridge to be terror-proof

The world’s highest rail bridge being constructed over the Chenab river in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir will be “terror attack-proof” and is expected to be completed by early 2019, the Konkan Railway has said. “Apart from being safe from all possible disasters, including earthquakes, this bridge will be absolutely safe to sustain terror strike and every precautionary step is being considered to make it foolproof,” Konkan Railway Chairman and Managing Director Sanjay Gupta told reporters, who visited the bridge site. “I want to assure you all that this…

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Pilgrims attend Shivkhori Mela in Reasi during Mahashivaratr

The three-day Shivkhori Mela kicked-off at Ransoo on Sunday. The annual mela was inaugurated by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Dr Pawan Kotwal. Kotwal is also the chairman of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board (SSKSB). Many dignitaries, including local MLA Ajay Nanda and District Development Commissioner, Reasi, Sushma Chauhan (also vice chairperson, SSKSB), were also present at the inauguration. The Tourism Department, SSKSB and Reasi district administration have jointly organised the mela. The Shivkhori cave shrine is famous among Hindus and is devoted to Lord Shiva. It is located in the Reasi…

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Kousar Nag Yatra flagged off from Reasi

Week long historical Kousar Nag Yatra along with Charri Mubarak was flagged off from Reasi early this morning with traditional fervor and gaiety by MLA Reasi Mr Ajay Nanda. Speaking on the occasion, Nanda said he will personally monitor the water availability, stay arrangements, langer facilities right from Reasi to Kousar Nag. He further added that efforts would be made to promote the Kounsar Nag as tourist destination. He asked civil administration to chalk out a comprehensive strategy to popularize the spot by erecting hoardings at prominent locations, so that pilgrims after…

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