Jammu Province

Market checking squad imposes Rs 5500 fine

Poonch, May 27 To keep a check on prices and quality of essential commodities during the month of Ramadan, a joint market checking squad comprising of officers from different departments conducted market inspections in Poonch district on Saturday. The erring traders were booked for different violations like non display of rate lists, use of unauthorized

Handicraft deptt imposes fine on erring dealers

Jammu Tawi, May 27 A team of Quality Control Enforcement Wing of Department of Handicrafts, Jammu headed by Zeenat Ara Deputy Director (Quality Control) Handicrafts, Srinagar and other officers conducted inspection of Handicrafts dealers at Katra and imposed a fine of Rs 8000/- on the erring dealers. The Department has warned the defaulter not to

Medical team visits Mendhar, assesses causes of diarrhea outbreak

Mendhar, May 27 To investigate the recent outbreak of acute diarrhea in the block, a medical team from the Directorate of Health Services headed by epidemiologist Dr. J. P. Singh visited the affected areas in Mendhar here. The medical team collected 10 stool samples and 6 water samples for investigations at the Microbiology Department of

Portion of police building collapses in Rajouri, cops escape unhurt

Rajouri, May 27 A group of cops escaped unhurt when a portion of police station building, Rajouri collapsed, today. “A portion of official quarter inside Police Station Rajouri suddenly collapsed,” police here said. They said that two of the policemen had a close shave in the mishap. “Nobody was injured in the wall collapse,” said

Minor girl crushed to death by school bus

Rajouri, May 27 A minor girl was today crushed to death by a school bus in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. “A girl namely Rohini Devi, 6, daughter of Mohinder Singh of Yogi Nullah, Sunderbani came under the wheels of B P World School bus when she deboarded the vehicle, resulting in her on

Woman consumed poisonous substance

Kathua, May 27 A Woman consumed poisonous substance in suspicious circumstances was admitted in District Hospital Kathua on Saturday. As per reports Mamta, 28, W/O Ramesh Lal of Seswan village of District Kathua consumed some poisonous substance at her residence on Saturday early morning at around 9AM. She was rushed to District Hospital Kathua by