Pak summons Indian envoy

Islamabad, May 18: Pakistan on Friday summoned India’s High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria over “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) and international border which it said left four civilians dead. The Foreign Office said that the Acting Foreign Secretary summoned the Indian envoy and “condemned the unprovoked firing” by […]

Dr Farooq grieved over killings

Srinagar, May 18: National Conference (NC) president and Member of Parliament (MP), Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday expressed grief over the killing of civilians and BSF trooper in cross border shelling in R S Pura, Bishnah and Arnia sectors of Jammu region. Four civilians and a BSF man were killed while 12 others were injured […]

Pakistan has shown no respect for Ramadhan: Mehbooba

Pakistan has shown no respect for Ramadhan: Mehbooba

Srinagar, May 18: Holding Pakistan responsible for the latest border flare up, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said the country is showing “no respect” for the holy month of Ramazan. In a series of tweets on Friday, Mehbooba said: “Continued firing on the border in Jammu is cause of pain & worry. Sad […]

Red alert in JK ahead of Modi’s visit

Red alert in JK ahead of Modi’s visit

Srinagar/Jammu, May 18: Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir were put on high alert on Friday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to the state on Saturday. All entry and exit points into Srinagar and Jammu have been sealed by police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who allowed vehicles to enter […]

PM always gives top priority to JK: Dr Jitendra

PM always gives top priority to JK: Dr Jitendra

New Delhi, May 18: Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi always gives top priority to Jammu and Kashmir. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi always gives top priority to Jammu and Kashmir. Modi has ensured that developmental work should be balanced between the three […]

PM’s visit to Kashmir a welcome step: Sharma

PM’s visit to Kashmir a welcome step: Sharma

Srinagar, May 18: Central governments special representative on Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma has welcomed the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir immediately after the ceasefire. Talking to a news agency, Sharma said Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting Kashmir shortly after the announcement of unilateral ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir is […]

PM to lay foundation stones for Rs 10K cr projects in JK

PM to lay foundation stones for Rs 10K cr projects in JK

New Delhi, May 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Rs 6,800 crore strategic Zojila tunnel, Asia’s longest bi-directional tunnel, in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday. He will also lay the foundation stones for ring road projects in Srinagar and Jammu costing nearly Rs 3,884 crore. The tunnel will provide all weather […]

Restrictions in Srinagar today

Restrictions in Srinagar today

Srinagar, May 18: Amid heightened security arrangements in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to State, authorities have decided to impose restrictions in Srinagar parts including Old City on Saturday as a precautionary measure. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan Friday evening in Srinagar. […]

Three militants killed in north Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, May 18: Army on Friday claimed to have killed three militants in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam, Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. An army official said that soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be infiltrators at Brinjal forest adjacent to Shahnagar Jat Gali, around 7 […]