Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight

Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight

Srinagar, Feb 22: Two militants were killed in a gunfight at Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday. Reports said that army’s 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Warpora area at around 2:35 pm yesterday. The gunfight broke out late Thursday night after the forces intensified searches and fired some […]

Mehbooba, Omar welcome SC direction

Mehbooba, Omar welcome SC direction

Srinagar, Feb 22: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court’s directive to 11 states to take “prompt” action to prevent incidents of threat, assault and social boycott of Kashmiris in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. Seeking a response from the states, the apex court […]

UGC writes to varsities to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

New Delhi, Feb 22: In the wake of attack on Kashmiri students after the Pulwama incident, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday wrote to vice-chancellors of varsities across the country to ensure safety of Kashmiri students on the campus and to maintain peace and harmony. The UGC was directed by the Human Resource Development […]

ECI team to visit JK in first week of March

ECI team to visit JK in first week of March

Srinagar, Feb 22: A team of the Election Commission of India (ECI) is visiting Jammu and Kashmir in the first week of March to review the situation with political leaders and other stakeholders on polls in the state, officials said on Friday. An official said that a team of the ECI is visiting the state […]

JK govt cancels leaves of gazetted officers

Srinagar, Feb 22: The Jammu and government on Friday cancelled the leave of all gazetted officers from February 25 (Monday) in view of upcoming Lok Sabha elections. An order issued by the general administration department (GAD) said keeping in view the upcoming General Elections to the House of People (Lok Sabha), 2019, it is hereby […]

‘Pakistan not concerned if India diverts water’

‘Pakistan not concerned if India diverts water’

Islamabad, Feb 22: In response to India’s decision to stop the flow of its share of water from the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej to Pakistan, Islamabad said that it was not concerned if New Delhi diverted water of the three eastern rivers. Indian’s announcement on Thursday comes in addition to other actions like withdrawal of […]

Blood of CRPF troopers will not go in vain: Amit Shah

Blood of CRPF troopers will not go in vain: Amit Shah

Ramanathapuram, Feb 22: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will not let the sacrifice of CRPF troopers to go in vain. He also said the NDA will win 35 Lok Sabha seats out of 39 in Tamil Nadu. Addressing the party workers here, Shah recalling the […]

PM Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize for 2018

PM Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize for 2018

Seoul, Feb 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The award was presented to him by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation at a grand ceremony. A short film on the life and achievements of Prime Minister […]

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