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Major crackdown on liquor smuggling in J&K, 36 arrested



District Police Reasi conducted major strike on illicit liquor manufactures as well as smugglers and arrested 36 bootleggers, destroyed 6000 litres of Lahan and seized more than 150 litres of hooch in last 36 hours.


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Thirty three new case FIRs have been registered in six police stations of district Reasi. This raw liquor had the potential of preparing 2000 litres of hooch. The operation was launched under the banner “Ek Yudh Nashe Ke Virudh” under the supervision of SSP Reasi, Shailender Singh in every nook and corner of District Reasi.

Sharing the information in this regard during a hurriedly called press conference, here today, SSP Reasi Shailender Singh said that teams of Police Station Arnas conducted series of raids in Arnas area in which 16 bootleggers were arrested, for which FIR number 33 to 48/2021 were registered under Excise Act against the criminals.

The arrested accused were identified as Krishan Singh son of Dharam Singh of Thanole, Updesh Singh son of Bikru of Arnas, Kuldeep Singh son of Ram Saran of Chakalwala Thanool, Sukhdev Singh son of Suba Ram of Lada Thanool, Seta Ram son of Sarwan of Sawlakote, Romesh Chand son of Prem Chand of Kanthi Arnas, Prem Singh son of Moti Ram of Matlote, Geta Devi of Kanthan Arnas, Suneeta Devi of Kanthan Arnas, Angrez Singh son of Punjab Singh of Kanthan Arnas, Jagdish Singh son of Beer Singh of Duga Arnas, Baldev Singh son of Sarwan Mal of Jij Kaseeri and Mopha Ram son of Napha of Dhanour Arnas.

In Sub-Division Reasi, series of raids were conducted in Salal, Bhomag, Dera Baba, Talwara, Pouni and Bhambla area and 16 bootleggers were arrested. FIR numbers 102 to 111/2021 under 48(a)(e) Excise Act have been registered in this connection at Police Station Reasi.

The accused arrested in these cases at Police Station Reasi, were identified as Charan Singh son of Baldev, Gulvinder Singh son of Baldev Singh, Surjeet Singh son of Gulvinder Singh of Bhabber Brahmna, Tirlok Chand son of Ram Saran of Tanda Reasi, Chutki son of Hans Raj of Bhabber, Khreb Singh son of Sansar Chand of Surjan Dhar, Puran Singh son of Rocky Ram of Prankot Tehsil Thakrakote, at present Migrant colony camp Talwara, Lal Singh son of Dhram Singh Rajput of Kanthi Pallad Tehsil Thooru, A/P Migrant colony camp Talwara, Raj Kumar son of Sansar Chand of Surjan Dhar Tehsil Bhomag, Jagdish Singh son of Sansar Chand of Surjan Dhar Tehsil Bhamag, Kuldeep Singh son of Gulab Singh of Salal Khad, Kulla Devi of Salal Khad and Mohan Singh son of Charn Dass Thakur of Sarotkot.

Similarly, in Police station Pouni, FIR number 22, 23 and 24 of 2021 were registered under Excise Act and three bootleggers namely Karan Singh son of Hem Singh of Bullian Pouni, Ratan Singh son of Chattu Ram of Bharkh Pouni and Kali Dass son of Sita Ram of Bhambla were arrested.

In Mahore and Chassana area, FIR number 16, 23 and 24 have been lodged under Excise Act against three criminals namely Jarnail Singh son of Baldev Singh of Chassana, Kamlesh Singh son of Dewan Singh of Mahore and Baljeet Singh son of Puran Singh of Bathoie

Furthermore, one FIR number 84/2021 was registered under Excise Act against Raghubir Singh son of Bachiter Singh of Katra.


DC de-notified 12 Micro Containment Zones




Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma said that 12 micro containment zones have been de-notified after extensive testing and zero COVID positive reports. He said 16 other micro-containment zones would be de-notified as and when the administration is fully satisfied about the safety in these areas.

Briefing the media about the Covid situation, he complemented the PRIs, Health education department, Education Department, Police Department, Rural Development Department and Social welfare Department for their extensive efforts in combating the pandemic.

Giving details, the DC informed that during the 2nd wave 1475 cases were reported in the District, out of which 1260 have recovered and 201 are still active, which is the lowest number since March, 2021. Among them 13 are admitted in District Hospital, 33 are in CCCs and rest are in home isolation and are being provided medical treatment.

He briefed that the recovery rate has continuously picked up, while the positivity rate dropped to 2.70% this week.

He further said that the district has inoculated 72.85% persons of 45 yr old and above till date, while door to door Vaccination drive is being conducted in the district to cover the rest.

Concerned tehsildars and BDOs under the supervision of SDMs are closely monitoring the progress on vaccination and the Covid Mitigation measures in the district, he informed.

While giving details about the Covid care, he informed that sufficient oxygen cylinders and concentrators are available in the District, while 882 Covid Kits containing essential medicines and oximeter have been distributed among the COVID positive patients till date.

He appealed the masses to stick to the COVID19 appropriate behaviour and follow the SOPs in letter and spirit to break the chain completely.

Further, the DC Kishtwar informed that the people can approach the district administration on the Twitter account of DC Kishtwar: @dckishtwar and the official Twitter account of DIC Kishtwar: @Dkishtwar.

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Jammu: Woman dies in road accident




A woman was killed on Sunday morning in a road accident near Assar area of Doda.

Soon after the mishap, police along with locals reached the spot and started a rescue operation.

The lady has been identified as Babita Manhas.

Further details awaited

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OPD services commence at SMGS Hospital Jammu




The OPD Services, on prior appointment basis, will resume in SMGS Hospital from June 14, 2021 on all working days. The appointment for Monday shall be given on Saturday.

The patients can take appointment for Paediatrics on mobile phone number 9541925359; for ENT on 9541925360; For Obst & Gynae 9541925361 and for Dermatology (Skin) 9541925362.

As per an order issued in this regard, the OPDs will be operational from the respective OPD Sections from 10:00 am to 02:00 pm.

The appointment will be given by the respective department staff nominated by the concerned HoD through phone call on the dedicated mobile phone number provided to each department.

The dedicated Mobile Phone Number will be operational from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm on all working days for fixing the appointments.
The total number of appointments per speciality shall not be more than 25 patients per day, which is subject to revision considering the future trend of COVID-19 pandemic.

At all cost Covid Appropriate Behaviour shall be observed by everyone in all departments/sections of the hospital including registration and OPD area. Each patient will be accompanied by not more than one attendant who must be wearing proper face masks.

The patients are advised to attend the OPD by prior appointment only, failing which they may be liable not to be examined by the doctors in OPD.

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13 Jun 2021, 7:57 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

29,439,989 Total Cases
370,407 Death Cases
28,043,446 Recovered Cases


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