Baramulla

GDC Baramulla holds saffron fest
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

GDC Baramulla holds saffron fest

Baramulla, Nov 4: Government Degree College Baramulla, as part of its continuing successful attempt towards saffron cultivation, celebrated the Saffron Festival on its premises on Saturday. The event showcased the prospects of saffron cultivation across north Kashmir, particularly in Baramulla district. The event featured the harvesting of saffron flowers and the separation of their stigma. In 2018, Government Degree College Baramulla initiated the project, “Prospects of Saffron Cultivation in Baramulla,” which was subsequently approved and funded by the University Grants Commission in New Delhi and supported financially by the JK Science Technology and Innovation Council, Department of Science and Technology, Government of Jammu and Kashmir. The event was graced by the presen...
Seven persons injured in Pattan road accident
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Seven persons injured in Pattan road accident

Srinagar, Nov 4: Seven persons were injured in a road accident in Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday, officials said. An official said that accident took place on the Srinagar Baramulla highway near Nafees Hotel between an SUV and a car. He added that the injured persons were rushed to trauma hospital Pattan for treatment. After first aid, they were referred to JVC hospital in Bemina for further treatment. Police has taken cognizance of the incident and started an investigation, added the official. Source
Vow To Bring Perpetrators To Justice: DGP Swain On Policeman’s Killing
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Vow To Bring Perpetrators To Justice: DGP Swain On Policeman’s Killing

SRINAGAR, Nov 4:  The police have got leads in its investigation into the targeted killing of a policeman in Baramulla district and vow to bring the killers and their supporters to justice, Jammu and Kashmir DGP R R Swain said on Saturday. The police chief visited slain Head Constable Ghulam Mohammad Dar’s residence at Wailoo Kralpora in the north Kashmir district. He was accompanied by Additional Director General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar. Dar was shot dead on October 31. Speaking to reporters outside the residence, Swain said the police have vowed to bring the perpetrators of the terror crime to justice. “We have lost a member of our police parivar, a nobleman, a father, a brother, and a citizen of Kashmir. All of the officers, including the ADGP, DIG, SSP, and ...
Illegal Mining: 458 Vehicles Seized, 459 Arrested in North Kashmir
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Illegal Mining: 458 Vehicles Seized, 459 Arrested in North Kashmir

Baramulla, Nov 1: Jammu and Kashmir police in their ongoing drive against illegal mining have arrested around 459 persons and seized 458 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals during the current year. Moreover, police said that 177 cases have been registered against illegal miners. A police spokesperson in a statement said, “Baramulla police have registered 177 cases and arrested 459 persons so far. Moreover, 458 vehicles used in illegal transport of minerals which includes 210 Tippers, 238 Tractors & 10 excavators have also been seized from different areas of the district. “ “Baramulla Police along with the Mineral Department realized fine in lacs for illegal extraction/ transportation of minerals in the district,” it reads. The statement re...
4 LeT Militant Associates Arrested, Arms And Ammunition Recovered: Police
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

4 LeT Militant Associates Arrested, Arms And Ammunition Recovered: Police

Baramulla, Nov 1: Police said to have arrested four militant associates linked with the Lashkar-e-Taiba group, seizing arms and ammunition in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. According to a police statement issued on 30/10/2023, during a security checkpoint at Naradhiri Dangerpora junction, joint teams of Baramulla Police, along with 52 RR & 53 Bn CRPF, apprehended two individuals. They were identified as Gh Hassan Mir, son of Gh Rasool Mir, a resident of Muran Tangwari Chandoosa, and Mukhtar Ahmad Khan, son of Mohd Afzal Khan, a resident of Pinjwara Laridora Chandoosa. Upon encountering the security forces, the two suspects attempted to flee but were apprehended. A Chinese Pistol, a Pistol magazine, 12 live rounds, and 2 hand grenades were found in their possession. The polic...
Two infiltrators killed along LoC in Uri: Army
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Two infiltrators killed along LoC in Uri: Army

Srinagar, Oct 22 : Army on Sunday said that two infiltrators were killed as it along with police foiled an infiltration bid by heavy-armed militants along line of control in Uri area off north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. “An Infiltration bid has been foiled by Security Forces in Uri Sector, Baramulla. Based on specific inputs from Intelligence agencies and JK Police of likely infiltration in Uri Sector by heavily armed terrorists from across the LoC, troops were put on a high alert and counter infiltration grid was strengthened,” a defence ministry spokesperson said in a statement. “Taking advantage of bad weather marked by incessant rainfall and poor visibility, a group of armed terrorists attempted to infiltrate across the LoC. At around 3 pm, the group was in...
Infiltration attempt foiled along LoC in Uri, ops on: Army
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Infiltration attempt foiled along LoC in Uri, ops on: Army

Srinagar, Oct 22: The Army on Sunday said it foiled an infiltration attempt from terrorist along the Line of Control in Uri sector in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. In a post on X (formerly Twitter), as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Army said that the based on a specific input a joint operation was launched along the LoC on Saturday. Army said that during the operation contact was established with infiltrating terrorists and a gunfight ensued. "During the operation arms and ammunition including 6 pistols and 4 hand grenades were recovered," it said. "In a Joint Operation launched by #IndianArmy, @JmuKmrPolice & Intelligence agencies on 21 Oct 23, an infiltration bid was foiled by alert troops along #LoC in #Uri sector, Baramulla. Con...
Government building infrastructure for a better tomorrow: LG
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Government building infrastructure for a better tomorrow: LG

Baramulla, Oct 18: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Wednesday said that the government was building social and economic infrastructure for a better tomorrow. An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that inaugurating and laying the foundation stone of various infrastructure projects worth over Rs 43 crore in Baramulla, the LG said that the J&K administration was working round the clock to build social and economic infrastructure for a better tomorrow. “Baramulla has undergone a historic transformation over the past few years, with new infrastructure, a boost in the local economy, and reform in agriculture, tourism, and trade. Better opportunities for youth, women, and farmers have redefined its identity and turned it into a hub of prosperity and strength,” he ...
Narco-terrorism, psychological warfare big threats: LG Manoj Sinha
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Narco-terrorism, psychological warfare big threats: LG Manoj Sinha

Baramulla, Oct 18: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Wednesday said that of late, narco-terrorism and psychological warfare are emerging big threats and police along with other security forces have to counter these challenges effectively. “As technology is getting advanced day by day, narco-terrorism and psychological warfare are emerging as the biggest challenges for us. J&K Police along with other security agencies have to counter these threats effectively,” LG said addressing the passing out parade of 510 new recruits at Sheeri area of northern district of Baramulla. Showering praises on the J&K police for fighting on multiple fronts, the LG said that J&K police is full of talent and has left no stone unturned to protect the hono...
DGP : Over 40 police stations in J&K to receive weapons upgrades
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

DGP : Over 40 police stations in J&K to receive weapons upgrades

Baramulla, Oct 18: Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh on Wednesday said that at least 43 police stations in J&K are being provided with latest gadgets and other facilities to root out remaining terrorism in their areas under Operation Capacity Building. “We have started Operation Capacity Building and under this, we have covered 21 police stations that have been strengthened and provided with latest gadgets and other facilities to deal with the remaining terrorism,” DGP Singh said addressing the passing out cum attestation parade in Sheeri area of northern district of Baramulla. He said that 22 more police stations will be covered under the OCB to ensure remaining terrorism is eliminated from their areas. Paying rich tributes to 1601 policemen wh...