Kashmir

Huge cache of arms & ammo recovered in Kulgam, 6 arrested

<em>Huge cache of arms & ammo recovered in Kulgam, 6 arrested</em>

Umaisar Gull Ganie Kulgam, Feb 03 : Security forces on Friday recovered huge cache of arms, ammunition and other material and also arrested six persons in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) a search operation was launched in Mirhama village during which huge cache of arms and ammunition […]

Avalanche hits Gurez, no loss of life reported

<em>Avalanche hits Gurez, no loss of life reported</em>

Srinagar, Feb 3 : An avalanche hit a village in Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday, but there was no loss of life, officials said. They told GNS that an avalanche was reported near Wazirithal Tulail village at about 10: 30 a.m. but there was no loss of life. However, they said, the […]

HC Dismisses Plea Against Withdrawal Of Selection Of 12 ReKs In Kupwara’s Drugmulla Zone

<em>HC Dismisses Plea Against Withdrawal Of Selection Of 12 ReKs In Kupwara’s Drugmulla Zone</em>

6 Out Of Selected Candidates Were Found To Be Close Relatives Of Officials, Officers; Were Given Exceptionally High Marks In Interview By Committee Found To Be Incompetent By Court Srinagar, Feb 3 : Jammu and Kashmir High Court has dismissed a petition, challenging withdrawal of provisional selection list regarding engagement of Rehbar-e-Khel for zone Drugmulla […]

MeT forecasts light snowfall in Kashmir in 24 hours

<em>MeT forecasts light snowfall in Kashmir in 24 hours</em>

Srinagar, Feb 3 : The weather department here on Friday said that there was a possibility of light snowfall at scattered places of Kashmir in the next 24 hours. A meteorological department official here told GNS that mainly dry weather was expected thereafter for two weeks. Meanwhile, he said, the mercury witnessed a slight drop […]

Jabla Uri Residents Allege Admin of Nepotism in Nomination of Numberdar

Jabla Uri Residents Allege Admin of Nepotism in Nomination of Numberdar

Misunderstanding Among People, Still Receiving Forms: Tehsildar Uri Zaffer Iqbal Uri, Feb 2 : The residents of Jabla on Thursday protested in front of Sub-divisional Magistrate Uri against tehsil administration over alleged nepotism in nomination of Numberdar for the village. The anguished inhabitants alleged that the revenue norms were flouted with disdain in nomination of […]

Road Construction at Kandi to Tangwari & Jada in abeyance for four years

<em>Road Construction at Kandi to Tangwari & Jada in abeyance for four years</em>

Locals decry over the negligence of R&B; Urge Admin to start the proposed construction work promptly Azhar Hussain Karnah, Feb 02: The locals of Kandi, Tangwari and Mohalla Jada of Tehsil Karna on Thursday expressed their anguish over the negligence of concerned R&B department which has already tendered the construction of a road under PMGYS. […]

Encroached land retrieved from son of Ex Forest Minister and NC Leader Peerzada Ghulam Ahmad Shah at Qazigund

<em>Encroached land retrieved from son of Ex Forest Minister and NC Leader Peerzada Ghulam Ahmad Shah at Qazigund</em>

Anantnag Feb 2: Continuing the anti encroachment drive against influential encroachers, revenue officials of Tehsil Qazigund today, acting decisively, retrieved encroached land from son of former Forest Minister and Senior NC Leader Peerzada Ghulam Ahmad Shah. The land, measuring, 1 kanal and 18 marlas is registered as Kahcharai in Estate Kurigam of Tehsil Qazigund. As […]

P K Pole is new J&K Election Chief

P K Pole is new J&K Election Chief

Srinagar, Feb 02 : The Election Commission of India has approved the appointment of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole as Chief Electoral Officer of Jammu and Kashmir. Sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the poll body has finalized name of Pole as CEO of the UT. The post was lying vacant […]

Shops that were sealed at Aftab Market in Srinagar reopened

<em>Shops that were sealed at Aftab Market in Srinagar reopened</em>

Srinagar, Feb 02 : All shops that were sealed in Aftab Market in Srinagar yesterday were reopened on Thursday. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the shops were unsealed as the administration is concerned about the livelihood of the shopkeepers. He said as the shops have been unsealed, rest of the […]

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