Body of missing army man recovered in Nowgam

  Srinagar, Dec 17: The body of a soldier, who went missing after slipping from a mountain following heavy snowfall at Nowgam sector in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara on December 12, was recovered on Sunday. Meanwhile, search is on the trace four other soldiers — one in Nowgam sector and three troopers who went […]

8 killed, 44 injured in suicide attack on church in Pak

8 killed, 44 injured in suicide attack on church in Pak

  Karachi, Dec 17: Heavily-armed militants attacked a church during a midday service Sunday in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, killing at least eight people and wounding 44 others including children and women. The attack on the Bethel Memorial Church on Zarghoon road in Balochistan capital came just over a week before Christmas. Balochistan […]

Interpol cancels red corner notice on Zakir Naik

Interpol cancels red corner notice on Zakir Naik

  New Delhi, Dec 17: After Interpol refused to issue a red corner notice (RCN) against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said it will submit a fresh request for the same. “NIA’s request for Red Notice against Zakir Naik was not accepted by Interpol as chargesheet had not been filed when […]

Unfair Advertisement Distribution: Precious Kashmir faces ‘wrath’ of info deptt officials

Unfair Advertisement Distribution:  Precious Kashmir faces ‘wrath’ of info deptt officials

  Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Dec 15: Exasperated over daily Precious Kashmir highlighting the unfair distribution of government advertisements, the state run Information department has stopped sending advertisements to the daily. Officially the department has not issued any order in this regard but has unofficially sidelined the daily. The newspapers which are published once in a […]

Authorities foil JRL’s public rally

Authorities foil JRL’s public rally

Mirwaiz, others detained; situation remained peaceful, says IGP Srinagar, Dec 15: Authorities on Friday foiled the Joint Resistance Leadership’s (JRL) ‘public jalsa’ at Anantnag by imposing restrictions in Srinagar and Anantnag areas as precautionary measure. The district administration Srinagar imposed restrictions in Srinagar areas falling under the jurisdiction of six police stations including Rainawari, Nowhatta, […]

Friday prayers not allowed for 2nd week in Jamia Masjid

Friday prayers not allowed for 2nd week in Jamia Masjid

  Srinagar, Dec 15 No Friday prayers were allowed for the second successive week in the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where curfew-like restrictions have been imposed in view of call by separatists to hold a rally in south Kashmir district of Anantnag. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising of both the factions of Hurriyat […]

2017 proved deadliest year since 2010

2017 proved deadliest year since 2010

211 militants, 78 security forces, 55 civilians lost lives Srinagar, Dec 15: The year 2017 proved deadliest of all years since 2010 in terms of the killings due to various incidents of violence in the already strife- torn Jammu and Kashmir. As per the records available with various defence portals, till December 10, this year, […]

BJP upset over Govt’s decision ‘not to declare Maharaja Hari Singh’s birth anniversary as holiday’

  Srinagar, Dec 15: Showing strong resentment over Mehbooba led government’s refusal to declare holiday on the birth anniversary of late Maharaja Hari Singh, The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), Friday said that it has called for an emergency meeting in Jammu to discuss a strategy against the matter. “It is unfortunate that the government has […]

Parliament’s winter session begins, LS adjourned till Monday

Parliament’s winter session begins, LS adjourned till Monday

  New Delhi, Dec 15: The winter session of parliament began on Friday and after obituary references the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day till Monday. Soon after the house met, newly elected member Sunil Jakhar took the oath of office. Jakhar is the son of former Speaker Balram Jakhar. He won the by-poll […]

Tasaduq Mufti resigns as Co-ordinator CM’s grievance cell

Tasaduq Mufti resigns as Co-ordinator CM’s grievance cell

Srinagar, Dec 15: Tasaduq Mufti on Friday resigned from the post of Co-ordinator J&K Chief Minister’s office. The resignation comes two days after the government initiated the process to have Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, nominated as member of the Legislative Council. On Wednesday, it was reported that the government has sought […]