Despite govt ban, illegal mining unabated in parts of Samba

Despite govt ban, illegal mining unabated in parts of Samba

The illegal extraction of sand, stone and gravel from rivers in the periphery of bridges and other hydraulic structures in Samba district has been going on unchecked despite a ban. Illegal mining continues in many rivers from near the Basantar, Devak and Balole bridges in violation of norms. The authorities have banned the extraction of


Students of APS Samba visits science express climate action special train

Newspoint Bureau Samba, November 23 Students along with the teachers of Army Public School Samba visited the Science Express Climate Action Special Train, today. During the visit students visited all the compartments of the train consisting of climate change initiatives, Biotechnology Theme, Joy of science laboratory theme and acquainted themselves with the knowledge and latest


Three killed, 11 injured in road accident in Samba

Three persons were today killed and eleven injured when a bus in which they were travelling collided with a pillar of a railway over-bridge in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. The bus was on its way to Samba from Jammu when it met with the accident in Sapowal area, a senior police officer said.

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Girl knocked to death by truck

An eight year old girl was crushed to death after she was run over by a truck at Jakh, 20 kms from here last night. The victim has been identified as Lakshmi Sharma (8), daughter of Bharat Rattan, resident of Jakh village in Samba district. According to police spokesperson, the girl had gone to market


Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire in Samba

Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire on the International Border in Samba district on Monday, police said. “Pakistan Rangers fired six to seven rounds of small arms on Monday evening targeting the Border Security Force outposts of Challyarian and Khoada in Samba district. The BSF also retaliated with same calibre weapons,” a police officer said. The


Girl student critically injured in road accident

Samba A girl student was critically injured after falling from a running bus. She is a student of Women College Gandhi Nagar. She has been shifted to the hospital and her condition is stated to be critical. According to reports, a picnic bus was on the way to Mansar and the students were enjoying and


MVD Samba organises awareness Programme at GGHSS Samba

  Newspoint Bureau Samba, October 27 The MVD Samba today organised a Road Safety awareness programme at Govt Girls Higher Secondary School, Samba. This was the fourth programme during the month organised by MVD to sensitize the youth about the road safety awareness. MLA Samba, Dr Devinder Kumar Manyal was the chief guest on the