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Jammu: An unidentified male body was found along banks of river Chenab near Paninallah in Kishtwar district, officials said. They said the decomposed body was recovered by the police soon after being informed by locals who spotted it. The body was shifted to Mortuary Room of district Hospital Kishtwar. The police has also requested by police to share information if anyone is missing from their family members to 9906154100 and may approach Police station Kishtwar to…

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall in the higher reaches and rain in the plains occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the meteorological (MET) department forecast dry weather during the next 24 hours. Gulmarg recorded 37cm of fresh snowfall during in the past 24 hours. “Weather is likely to remain dry during the next 24 hours in J&K and Ladakh,” an official of the MET department said. Srinagar recorded 5.2 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 2.1 and Gulmarg…

Jammu: At least 168 Rohingyas have been sent to jail after they were found living illegally in the city, officials said on Sunday. The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday had began a drive to collect biometric and other details of Rohingyas staying here. The drive is part of an exercise to trace foreigners living in the city without valid documents. “At least 168 illegal immigrant Rohingyas have been sent to Hiranagar jail,” a senior…

Banihal: A truck driver was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Jawahar Tunnel along the Jammu-Srinagar highway in intervening night of Sunday-Monday. A police official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a truck driver identified as Manzoor Ahmed Lone, son of Abdul Rehman Lone from Dalgate, Srinagar was on way to Kashmir. He said the driver was found dead under mysterious conditions inside his truck at around 01:30 hours. He was later rushed…

Srinagar: Vehicular traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was halted on Saturday morning after heavy overnight rains triggered shooting stones and landslides in Banihal area of Ramban district, authorities said. The landslides took place on the highway in Banihal area early this morning after rains intensified from around 3 am in the area prompting authorities to shut the highway for vehicular traffic. Traffic was scheduled to ply from Jammu towards Srinagar today, officials said. They said…

Jammu: Police arrested a youth for brandishing weapon and uploading the picture on social media platform. As per police sources, on specific information, a joint team from Police Station Nowabad led by SHO Inspector Deepak Jasrotia and Police Post Talab Tillo headed by Kalicharan apprehended a youth for brandishing pistol and uploading the picture on Facebook–a social media platform. The arrested youth has been identified as Rahil Bhagat, son of Kishori Lal, a resident of…

Jammu: Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has objected to levying of Property Tax in JK and appealed to the government to withdraw the decision. They warned the Government of intensified protest if the Government does not roll back the law. In a press conference in Jammu, the president of the chamber, Arun Gupta, said that people of Jammu Kashmir, especially traders, have been going through an economic crisis for the last one and a…

After 42 days, the maximum temperature rose to 11.3 degrees Celsius in Srinagar city a day ago, there was also remarkable improvement in minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday. The minimum temperature in Srinagar on Tuesday was minus 1.2 degrees Celsius. “This has brought relief in both day and night temperatures in Srinagar as the minimum temperatures at all other places in J&K and Ladakh also showed remarkable improvement,” an official…

The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 that seeks to replace the ordinance to merge the Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) cadre of civil services officer with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Monday. According to a report by the Press Trust of India, the Bill was introduced in the Upper House of the parliament last week. Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan…

BSF lodges missing report at Sunderbani police station Rajouri: Two constables of Border Security Force have gone missing from a camp in Rajouri district on late Thursday evening, officials said here. Officials said that a missing report has been filed before police after two BSF constables went missing in Rajouri yesterday. They said that both the constables of General Duty category were posted in BSF camp at Sunderbani sub-district headquarter in Rajouri district. “A missing report…