Srinagar-Jammu highway closed as rains lash Valley

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed as rains lash Valley

Srinagar, Feb 24 : Normal life on Saturday was affected in Kashmir Valley due to rainfall even as the Meteorological department has predicted the inclement weather for next 24-hours. Officials said from 0830 to 1730 hours, Srinagar received 4.5 mm rain, Kokernag traces, Kupwara 3.0mm, Pahalgam 0.2mm, Qazigund 14.8 mm while had Gulmarg 3.2mm. They said Banihal received […]

Passports of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi revoked

Passports of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi revoked

New Delhi, Feb 24: The passports of absconding Indian businessman Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, involved in the $1.8 billion Punjab National Bank fraud, have been revoked, sources said on Saturday. The action comes after the government issued notices to Modi and Choksi on February 16 seeking their explanations within a week’s time […]

Army ‘foils’ BAT attempt in Tangdar

Army ‘foils’ BAT attempt in Tangdar

  Srinagar, Feb 23: Army on Friday claimed to have foiled a Border Action Team attempt to strike on its posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources said that a gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Tangdhar sector near the LoC Friday […]

Pak takes defence attaches of 6 nations on tour of LoC

Pak takes defence attaches of 6 nations on tour of LoC

Islamabad, Feb 23: Pakistan Friday said it had arranged a visit of defence attaches of six countries, including from four permanent members of the UN, to the Line of Control to brief them about “Indian atrocities”. A Pakistan Army spokesman said in a statement that defence attaches of the US, the UK, France, China, Turkey […]

Cabinet reshuffle next month, BJP likely to bring more new faces

Cabinet reshuffle next month, BJP likely to bring more new faces

  Srinagar, Feb 22: The ruling PDP-BJP government is all set to reshuffle cabinet in the first week of March. Sources said that while both parties were mulling to bring new faces in order to counter anti-incumbency factor. However, sources said that it while PDP would replace only a few, major reshuffle was expected in […]

No justice yet for Kunan-Poshpora rape victims: Amnesty

No justice yet for Kunan-Poshpora rape victims: Amnesty

  Srinagar, Feb 23: Terming Kunan Poshpora incident “a chilling example of the impunity that surrounds human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir”, rights group Amnesty International India has sought impartial investigation into the alleged rape incident on its 27th anniversary. “For 27 years, the lack of accountability for the crimes committed in Kunan and […]

NIA to investigate Sunjuwan Army Station attack

NIA to investigate Sunjuwan Army Station attack

  New Delhi, Feb 23: Acting on the Home Ministry’s direction, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that it has registered a case in connection with the militant attack on the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu. Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 10 people injured in the February 10 attack on the Sunjuwan […]

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