Showkat Aijaz Bhat visits hailstorm-hit Pahloo

Newspoint Bureau Kulgam, April 22 District Development Commissioner Showkat Aijaz Bhat today conducted an extensive tour of hailstorm-affected villages of Pahloo Tehsil, including Malwan, Banimula, Pranhall, Laisoo and Gudder. Chief Horticulture Officer, Tehsildar Pahloo, Ex-En Irrigation and Flood Control Department and other Revenue officials accompanied the DDC. The DDC directed Horticulture and Revenue officers to

Rs 12600 recovered as fine during market checking in Kulgam

On the instructions of Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam, an intensive market checking, under the supervision of Additional Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, , was  conducted in the Kulgam town  by a squad consisting of Tehsildar, Kulgam. EO MC Kulgam,  officials of Food Safety’ Legal Metrology  and CAPD. During the checking operations, a fine of Rs 12600 was recovered


J&K encounter: Gun battle in Kulgam ends, combing operations continue

March 7: The gun battle between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district has ended, according to reports. A terrorist belonging to Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen group was killed and an army jawan was injured in a gun battle between militants and security forces late on Sunday. About two to three militants are reportedly holed up


Gunmen attack bank guard in Kulgam with chilli powder

Two unknown gunmen attacked a bank’s guard with chilli powder in a bid to snatch away his rifle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday. Their attempt was, however, foiled by the Army and the Police, whose timely intervention forced the miscreants to flee. The motive behind the attack on State Bank of India


Army jawan killed as rifle fires accidentally

An Army jawan died when his service rifle went off accidentally inside a camp in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, a police official said on Monday. Naik Nek Ram of 18 Dogra Regiment, who was posted with 62 Rashtriya Rifles, was hit in the head by a bullet from his service rifle last evening, the


Two Army men arrested for extortion in Kulgam

Four persons, including two Army men, have been arrested in Kulgam district of south Kashmir for allegedly extorting money on gun point while posing as Hizbul Mujahideen militants. The Army men have been found involved in more than one case of extortion, the police said.The police were investigating an extortion complaint by a doctor from


Paddar Announces Rs 49 lakh for various dev works, 18 IAY units

    KULGAM, NOVEMBER 26 Minister of State for PHE, Forests, Animal Husbandry and Irrigation & Flood Control, Mr. Abdul Majeed Padder Thursday called upon officers for efficient public delivery system especially in remote and far flung areas of the State to ensure that people do not face any difficulty for want of basic amenities.