Shopkeeper among two arrested with poppy straw

Shopkeeper among two arrested with poppy straw

Police arrested two drug peddlers including a shopkeeper along with poppy straw. As per police sources, on specific information, a team from Police Post District Hospital Doda conducted raid in a furniture shop and recovered 1.500 kilograms of poppy straw. Police team arrested two persons including the shopkeeper, who have been identified as Najeeb alias

Night temperatures improve in Jammu and Kashmir

Night temperatures in Jammu and Srinagar rose on Saturday after the twin capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed their coldest night of the season on Friday, officials said. “The remarkable improvement in minimum temperatures throughout the state has occurred because of the nightlong cloud cover,” an official of the Met department said “The minimum

Drug peddler arrested in Jammu

The Jammu and Kashmir police today said they have arrested a notorious drug peddler here after 10 grammes of heroin was allegedly recovered from him. The accused was held by the police during a routine check at Gangyal. Upon seeing the police, the man tried to escape but was chased down and apprehended by them,

Jammu to have Udaan mega recruitment drive on November 20, 21

A two-day long Udaan mega recruitment drive is being organised in Jammu from November 20, an official spokesman said today. Udaan, a Special Industry Initiative (SII) for J-K is funded by the Ministry of Home Affairs and implemented by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The programme is a part of an overall initiative to

Woman injured in purse-snatching bid

A 35 years old government employee woman suffered severe injuries including fractures when bike-borne snatchers attempted to grab her purse while she was riding pillion with her colleague, here on Tuesday evening. Such was the audacity of the attack that it happened on Jammu-Pathankot National Highway near Logate Morh, which is always milling with traffic.

SVC seeks report from VO regarding cases closed as not proved

Taking serious note of the media reports regarding closure of certain FIR cases which were under investigation with Vigilance organization, the State Vigilance Commission in its special sitting under the chairmanship of Chief Vigilance Commissioner has directed the Director, Vigilance Organisation to provide a list of all cases which have been investigated and closed as

SSB constable arrested for shooting security guard in Banihal

Police in Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir have arrested a constable of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) who allegedly mistook a security guard for a militant and shot him last night. Sources said that Banihal police arrested constable Amit Chatya of 14 BN ‘A’ company SSB along with his service rifle from Chapnar area of