Passengers face the heat as two trains to Katra suspended

Passengers face the heat as two trains to Katra suspended

Commuters availing the Jammu-Udhampur rail services are facing hardships due to less frequency of the Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trains. The Railways has suspended two of the four DMU trains to extend express trains to Katra, the base camp of...
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Schools in Doda, Udhampur closed after avalanche warning

Schools in Doda, Udhampur closed after avalanche warning

The authorities on Saturday ordered closure of all schools in Udhampur and Doda districts following an avalanche advisory by meteorological department . “Following the avalanche advisory issued by the MeT department in the wake of ongoing heavy rainfall ...
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Udhampur DC gets state award

Udhampur DC gets state award

Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has been conferred the state award for outstanding contribution to the field of electoral participation and showcasing best electoral practices at the Global Electoral Exhibition and Matdata Mahotsav, organ...
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Infant plastered in wrong leg at Udhampur hospital

Infant plastered in wrong leg at Udhampur hospital

Act of negligence rectified, investigation ordered In a case of gross negligence at District Hospital in Udhampur, doctors plastered the wrong leg of a five-month-old baby boy. As per reports, Sudesh Kumar along with his wife Pinki, residents of Ritti,...
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Three Kashmiris attacked by Hindu miscreants in Udhampur

Three Kashmiris attacked by Hindu miscreants in Udhampur

Three Kashmiri passengers were thrashed by a group of Hindu miscreants at Udhampur, where four Kashmiri truckers were attacked—one of them died later in September this year. According to Kashmir Media Service, the victims, Hilal Maqbool Malik, Yawar Hanief B...
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11 officials suspended in Udhampur for being ‘absent on duty’

11 officials suspended in Udhampur for being ‘absent on duty’

Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended 11 officials in Poonch and Udhampur districts for ‘unauthorised absence’ from duty. Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Surankote, Afzal Mirza placed 10 erring officials of Health, Education and Sheep Husband...
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Bus accident in Udhampur, atleast 14 dead

Bus accident in Udhampur, atleast 14 dead

At least 14 people died while 30 others were injured in a road accident in Udhampur district of Jammu region on Tuesday. An official said that an overcrowded bus met an accident in Ramnagar Tehsil of the district today morning,...
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7 arrested, 5 booked under PSA for attack on truck in J&K’s Udhampur district

7 arrested, 5 booked under PSA for attack on truck in J&K’s Udhampur district

Seven persons have been arrested and five of them booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) for allegedly attacking a truck in Udhampur recently whose conductor died of injuries today, Director Jammu and Kashmir DGP K Rajendra Kumar said...
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110 foot bridges to be build in Udhampur till March ’16

110 foot bridges to be build in Udhampur till March ’16

The district administration here has initiated construction of over 110 foot-bridges in the remote areas to facilitate free movement of students, residents and livestock during rainy season. The construction is being carried out under the “Rahat” project o...
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Kashmir-bound truck attacked in Udhampur, 3 injured, 6 accused arrested

Kashmir-bound truck attacked in Udhampur, 3 injured, 6 accused arrested

Three persons, including a policeman, received burn injuries when a Kashmir-bound truck was attacked with a petrol bomb in Udhampur district of Jammu division last night following which six persons have been arrested. “CCTV footage helped us nab two persons....
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