Pakistan SC bars Musharraf from contesting election

Pakistan SC bars Musharraf from contesting election

Islamabad, Jun 14: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday withdrew a conditional permission earlier granted to former President Pervez Musharraf to contest the upcoming general election after his counsel informed that the former military chief was unable to return to the country on Thursday. A four-member bench of the apex court heard the case pertaining to […]

Bullet-riddled body of abducted soldier recovered in Pulwama village

Bullet-riddled body of abducted soldier recovered in Pulwama village

Srinagar, Jun 14: The Bullet-riddled body of army soldier who was abducted by militants earlier in the day was recovered from Goosu village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Official sources said that the body of the bullet-riddled soldier Aurengzeb of 44 RR was recovered today late in the evening from the Goosu village. A police […]

Officer among four BSF personnel killed in Samba border clash

Officer among four BSF personnel killed in Samba border clash

Jammu, Jun 13: Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, including an officer, were killed and three others injured as the armies of India and Pakistan traded heavy fire along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistan Rangers initiated cross border firing along IB in Ramgarh sector last night. We have […]

Maximum BSF casualties along J&K border this year

Maximum BSF casualties along J&K border this year

  New Delhi, Jun 13: Eleven BSF troops have been killed in cross-border firing incidents along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir till date in 2018, the highest casualty figure for the border force in a year in the last five years, a latest data revealed. Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, including […]

Mehbooba reiterates demand for cessation of hostilities along borders

Mehbooba reiterates demand for cessation of hostilities along borders

  Srinagar, Jun 13: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep anguish and grief over the death of four BSF personnel, including an officer, in a cross-border shelling incident in the Ramgarh sector of Samba district today. Paying rich tributes to the slain personnel, the Chief Minister reiterated her demand for cessation of hostilities along […]

Pakistan summons Indian envoy after civilian killed in ceasefire violation

Pakistan summons Indian envoy after civilian killed in ceasefire violation

  Islamabad, Jun 13: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned Indian Acting Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC) which it said killed one civilian. Mohammad Faisal, who heads the South Asia wing in the Foreign Office, summoned the Indian envoy and “condemned the […]

Authorities to make additional deployment of security forces at sensitive places on Eid-ul-Fitr

Authorities to make additional deployment of security forces at sensitive places on Eid-ul-Fitr

  Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Jun 13: Authorities have decided to make additional deployment of security personnel in sensitive places on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, with police and civil administration have been directed to monitor the situation closely on the festival in Kashmir. Sources said that the government has directed police and district civil administration officers […]

39 police officers transferred

Srinagar, June 13: The state’s Home department on Wednesday ordered the transfer of 39 police officers in the administration. According to an order issued here, Amritpal Singh, IPS (JK:2014), awaiting orders of adjustment is posted as Addl. SP PC Anantnag against available vacancy. Dr. G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy, IPS (JK:2014), awaiting orders of adjustment is posted […]

Police constable, sister injured in firing by militants in Shopian

Srinagar, Jun 13: A police constable and his sister were injured after fired upon by militants at Katho Hallan area of Kellar in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday evening. Official sources said that the gunmen fired upon the SPO, Rayees Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Hassan after barging inside his home at Katho Hallan […]