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Two dead, five injured in Ramban road accident

Jammu: Two persons died and at least five others were injured in a road accident in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. An official said that a Ramban-bound dumper (tipper) rolled down from the Karol-Kumet link road near Jaiswal bridge and plunged into Chenab. Soon after the accident, a rescue operation […]

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Govt teacher found hanging from tree in Reasi

Jammu: A 30-year-old government teacher was Sunday found hanging from a tree in a forest area in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, with police suspecting it to be a case of suicide. The deceased was identified as Farooq Ahmad Mir, a resident of Hariwalla village, a police official said. He said the body of […]

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Sniffer dogs deployed to track militants in Kishtwar

Jammu: Sniffer dogs were pressed into service as a massive search operation to track down suspected militants in a forest area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district continued for the second day on Saturday, officials said. The Army and police had launched a search operation in the forest area near Keshwan village early on Friday […]

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ACB conducts surprise check in Kishtwar

Jammu: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Saturday conducted a surprise check at the office of the Executive Engineer of the Hydraulic Division in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The search was conducted on the basis of a complaint alleging that higher charges were applied for transport of material as compared to the prevalent […]

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Minor girl killed in leopard attack in Reasi

Jammu: A 10-year-old girl was mauled to death by a leopard in a remote village in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday. The girl, Ruksana Bano, was feeding cattle near her ‘dhok’ (mud-house) at Neeram village in Mahore area when she was attacked and taken away by the wild beast Thursday […]