Situation tense along LoC: BSF DG

Situation tense along LoC: BSF DG

  Jammu, Jan 18: Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF) KK Sharma on Thursday described the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir as “tensed”. “The situation is pretty tensed. A continuous ceasefire has been going along the LoC, now it’s been happening in IB […]

Omar appeals to India-Pak to maintain ceasefire on LoC, IB

  Srinagar, Jan 18: Appealing to India and Pakistan to maintain ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, working president of the National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah said it is the people on both sides near borders who suffer the most. Reacting to fresh ceasefire violation by […]

Pak summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner

Pak summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner

  Islamabad, Jan 18: Pakistan on Thursday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to lodge strong protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Working Boundary in Sialkot Sector. The Foreign Office Pakistan said that despite calls for restraint, India continues to indulge in ceasefire violations. The spokesman said Indian firing […]

Govt forcefully defending State’s position on Article 35A: Law Minister

Govt forcefully defending State’s position on Article 35A: Law Minister

  Jammu, Jan 18: Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq Thursday reiterated that the government is forcefully defending JK’s stated position on Article 35A and other such litigations pending in the courts. Winding up the discussion on the Demand for Grants of Law and allied Departments in the Legislative Assembly, Minister said the department […]

Murder of Bakerwal girl in Kathua rocks assembly

Murder of Bakerwal girl in Kathua rocks assembly

Oppn stages walk out, Govt announces SIT for probe Jammu, Jan 18: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Thursday witnessed noisy scenes as Opposition members of National Conference and Congress staged protest over mysterious death of a minor girl in Kathua district. An eight year old girl, who went missing last week, was found dead […]

Guilty will be punished: CM

Guilty will be punished: CM

  Srinagar, Jan 18: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday expressed her anguish against the murdering of a young Bakerwal girl in Kathua area. The Chief Minister also said that the incident will be investigated expeditiously and the guilty will be punished. “Outraged by the heinous incident in which a young Bakerwal girl has lost […]

Foreign skier dies, another rescued after avalanche hits Gulmarg

Foreign skier dies, another rescued after avalanche hits Gulmarg

  Srinagar, Jan 18: A foreign tourist died on Thursday while another was rescued after an avalanche struck the world famous ski-resort, Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said. Officials said that a Swedish tourist, identified as Daniel was killed while another went missing after the avalanche struck near second phase of Gandola cable […]

Funding Case: NIA files chargesheet against Hafiz Saeed, Salahuddin, 10 ors

Funding Case: NIA files chargesheet against Hafiz Saeed, Salahuddin, 10 ors

  New Delhi, Jan 18: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed a 12794-page chargesheet against twelve persons, including Jamat-d-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, for “conspiring to wage war” against the government by carrying out “secessionist activities” in Jammu and Kashmir. The chargesheet, according to a press release, was filed […]

NIA chargesheet ‘baseless’: Separatists

NIA chargesheet ‘baseless’: Separatists

  Srinagar, Jan 18: The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik Thursday dismissed as “baseless” the NIA’s charge sheet against 12 people including several Hurriyat leaders for “waging war against India” and “subversive and secessionist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Mirwaiz and Malik held a joint press conference […]

Over 11,000 stone pelters arrested in last 2 yrs: Govt

Over 11,000 stone pelters arrested in last 2 yrs: Govt

  Jammu, Jan 18: As many as 11,290 stone pelters have been arrested during last two years in Jammu and Kashmir and were later released on bail, the state assembly was told today. In a written reply to the question of BJP MLA Sat Sharma in Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that, “3773 […]