Kashmir

Ladakh records 1 death from COVID, 27 fresh cases

Leh, Dec 4 (PTI) Ladakh reported 27 fresh cases of coronovarius and one death due to it in last 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. The fresh cases pushed the overall virus tally in the Union Territory (UT) to 21,669 and active cases to 311. The sole death was reported …

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Active LeT militant arrested in Budgam

Close aide of LeT Commander Yousuf Kantro: Police Srinagar, December 04:(GNS) Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested an Active militant of Lashkar-i-Toiba outfit in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. A senior police officer told GNS that a joint team of Police and army’s 02 RR, 62RR apprehended a Active militant …

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8,603 people test positive for coronavirus across India

New Delhi, Dec 4 (PTI) With 8,603 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,46,24,360, but active cases declined to 99,974, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday. The death toll, however, climbed to 4,70,530 with 415 fatalities reported …

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Gurez-Bandipra road closed till further orders as MeT predicts rains, snow

Bandipora, Dec 04: The administration in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday closed Bandipora-Gurez and Dawar-Tulail roads till further orders in wake of the fresh weather advisory. An order issued here by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate Gurez, read, “In view of the weather advisory issued by the meteorological department regarding snowfall in …

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Residential hut gutted in Dal Lake fire incident

Srinagar, Dec 04: A residential hutment located in the famed Dal Lake was on Saturday gutted during the wee hours. Official sources said that fire broke out at Abikarpora Dal Lake near Nehrupark, in the residential hut of Nisar Ahmad Dangola. In the incident the hutment was completely damaged and …

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ACB arrests revenue official while accepting bribe

Jammu, Dec 4 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Friday arrested a revenue official and a tout while accepting Rs 4,000 as bribe from a person for mutation of his land on the outskirts of Jammu city, officials said. The ACB received a complaint from a person …

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Biden signs stopgap funding bill to keep government running

Washington, Dec 4 (AP) President Joe Biden on Friday signed into law the stopgap spending bill that will keep the federal government running through Feb. 18, after congressional leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates. The White House released a statement noting the bill signing and thanking congressional …

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