Militant, soldier killed in south Kashmir encounter

Militant, soldier killed in south Kashmir encounter

Kulgam, Nov 14: In a fierce gun battle between government forces and militants in Nowbug Kund area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, a militant and a soldier were killed while a cop associated with Special Operation Group sustained injuries. A police official said that Nowbug Kund area in Qazigund was cordoned off after receiving information […]

Mobile internet suspended in south, parts of north Kashmir

Mobile internet suspended in south, parts of north Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 14: Mobile internet of all cellular companies, including BSNL, was suspended as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of rumours in south Kashmir since early Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, mobile internet services remained suspended since Monday evening in Kupawra and Baramulla for security reasons. Officials said the authorities have directed all cellular companies to […]

Hurriyat leaders must get written invitation for dialogue: Sinha

Hurriyat leaders must get written invitation for dialogue: Sinha

Srinagar, Nov 14: Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Tuesday said that the representative, Dineshwar Sharma, appointed by Government of India to hold dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir should send a written invitation to Hurriyat leaders to participate in the dialogue process rather than giving press statements on them. Sinha said […]

Ahead of ‘Chillai Kalan’, winter blues irk people

Ahead of ‘Chillai Kalan’, winter blues irk people

‘PDD’s curtailment schedule may be worse’ Srinagar, Nov 14: Ahead of the harsh winters, the winter blues have started haunting Kashmiris. From rural pockets to urban parts, people have started hitting the roads over the inadequate electric supply. In some areas the transformers are damaged and people have no clue when the concerned department repairs […]

PaK prisoner in Indian jails: SC seeks report within a month

PaK prisoner in Indian jails: SC seeks report within a month

New Delhi, Nov 14: Supreme Court of India Tuesday directed Union of India to file Status Report on the detention of Pakistani-Pak administered Kashmir and foreign prisoners detained in the Indian jails. The Supreme Court of India issued this notice on a writ petition filed by Prof. Bhim Singh in person against the illegal, unconstitutional […]

Two arrested for braid chopping incident in Ganderbal

Two arrested for braid chopping incident in Ganderbal

Ganderbal, Nov 14: Police on Tuesday said that they arrested two persons involved in braid chopping incident that occurred last month in Wakura area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Senior Superintendent of Police Ganderbal Syed Fayaz told reporters that a braid chopping incident was reported in Wakura area last month when a girl alleged that […]

Jolt to ICPS: Govt revokes appointment order of Mission Director

Jolt to ICPS: Govt revokes appointment order of Mission Director

Srinagar, Nov 14: In a major jolt to Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) in the state, the J&K Government has revoked its earlier order of appointing child rights specialist Hilal Ahmad Bhat as Mission Director of the scheme. Bhat, who has worked with prestigious UNICEF and Save the Children organisations, was also Technical Advisor to […]

Bihar court orders FIR against Dr Farooq

Bihar court orders FIR against Dr Farooq

Patna, Nov 14: A Bihar court has ordered filing of First Information Report (FIR) against Farooq Abdullah on charges of treason. The court passed the orders after a lawyer approached the court over Abdullah’s remarks on PaK (Pakistan administered Kashmir). On Saturday Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said that PaK belongs to […]

Time for all ASEAN nations and India to unitedly fight terror: Modi

Time for all ASEAN nations and India to unitedly fight terror: Modi

Manila, Nov 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited ASEAN nation heads to attend next year’s Republic Day celebrations and gave a clarion call to all member nations to join India to fight the terror menace jointly. He said his Government’s ‘Act East Policy’ was essentially guided by the commitment to lay special focus […]

692 people died in 4,146 accidents in JK this year till Sept

692 people died in 4,146 accidents in JK this year till Sept

Jammu: As many as 692 people have died and 5,154 injured in 4,146 accidents in Jammu and Kashmir this year till September end. Jammu district tops the table with 920 accidents in which 100 people died and 1,017 were injured in nine months this year, traffic police official said. It is followed by Samba district […]