A newborn girl was proclaimed dead on May 24 at a hospital in Ramban, Jammu & Kashmir, shortly after her birth. However, she was discovered alive, an hour after her burial but died at the hospital. An investigation has been initiated. In the gynecology section, a junior staff nurse and a sweeper have been suspended pending an investigation. The event triggered protests against the doctors' and hospital staff's "non-professional attitude… read-more
In a tragic incident, a policeman lost his life after a terrorist opened fire at him in Soura area, on May 24. The incident occurred in J&K's Srinagar district, where the policeman's daughter was also injured. After the shootout, policeman Saifulla Qadri was rushed to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. J&K police paid tribute to the fallen soldier. Further details on the matter is awaited.
BJP workers staged a protest in J&K's Srinagar condemning the killing of Kashmiri pandit government employee Rahul Bhat. The protesters raised slogans with placards that read, "stop innocent killings". The Protestors then stated that "those protest is not only about Rahul Bhat, but all the innocent killings that took place in J&K". Rahul Bhai, an employee of Tehsil office in J&K's Budgam, was shot dead by terrorists.
In a horrific incident, two non-local labourers were shot at and injured by militants in the Nowgam area, on the outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar, on April 22. Following the incident, the area has been cordoned off and a search operation has been initiated to bad the attackers. According to the police, the injured labourers have been admitted to a hospital for treatment, reported PTI.
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An encounter took place on March 16, in Srinagar, in which three terrorists were killed. Following the incident, 15 people were arrested for allegedly being involved in stone-pelting against security forces, on March 17. "A large unruly mob assembled from adjacent areas of Shankerpora Wanabal carrying 'lathies' and stones in their hands and pelted stones on the deployed staff," police said. Reportedly, a case has been filed against the… read-more
Death toll in the J&K grenade attack climbed to two, with the demise of a girl and an old man. The attack happened on March 6, at Srinagar's Amira Khadal Market. While the girl identified as Rafiya Ahmad, who was critically injured, succumbed to death at the SMHS hospital on March 7. Furthermore, the police informed that in the attack 24 people including 23 civilians were injured and launched investigation.
The Jammu and Kashmir traffic police on March 3, informed that due to landslides at Shabanbas Banihar, the vehicular movement has been suspended on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in the western Himalayan region on March 6. "Wet spell over Western Himalayan Region & adjoining plains on today and another fresh wet spell during March 6 to 8 2022," said the IMD.… read-more
Amid continuous heavy snowfall in Kashmir, all the flights have been delayed at Srinagar airport by reducing the visibility to 400m. "We will continuously update the status of flights," said Srinagar airport officials said. He further added snow clearing operations are underway on the runway and the apron. A snow control room has been set up by the Mechanical Engineering Department in J&K with modern machinery and expert staff.
A snow control room has been set up by the Mechanical Engineering Department in J&K's Srinagar. The snow control room will monitor the snow fall and be prepared in case of emergency calls due to snowstorms. Reportedly, the facility is well equipped with modern machinery and expert staff. "For now we have around 11-12 machines to clear snowfall, that are installed especially near hospitals," Chief Engineer Adbul Dar told ANI.
Tufail Ahmad a tribal boy of Mulnar Harwan in Srinagar has qualified for the NEET 2022. Talking about his struggle Ahmad said to ANI, there were no transport facilities in the village, I used to walk daily two kms. "We do not have a proper electricity supply and the mobile connectivity is limited," he added. However, Ahmad wants to become a doctor and provide medical help to the village people.